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Richard Durn jumped to his death from a window at the police headquarters in Paris

More Violence and Vengeance
It was so predictable. when a palestinian suicide bomber killed 22 Israelis celebrating the start of Passover at a hotel in the seaside town of Netanya, both sides knew that Israel would strike back. Tanks rolled into Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat's compound in Ramallah after the Israeli Cabinet agreed to an extended military operation and Prime Minister Ariel Sharon had declared Arafat "an enemy." The onslaught, which drew heavy criticism from the U.N. Security Council, came a day after an Arab summit in Beirut, which Arafat was prevented from attending by Israel....

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