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    • 25.10.10 | 06:21 (IST)

    I love on this talkback responses and references by people who have not strayed all that far from their little keyboard. Vanessa, before you compare anything, make sure you've walked the walk. Maybe you should spend a weekend Kabul before spouting.

    from the article: Record-breaking tourism could spell problems for Israel
    First published 01:57 24.10.10 | Last updated 01:57 24.10.10
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