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2008-01-03

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Kenyan leader offers talks when killing stops

Kenya’s President Kibaki said he would talk to his opponents, but only if they reined in their supporters, and stopped the killing. “I am ready to

Kenya’s President Kibaki said he would talk to his opponents, but only if they reined in their supporters, and stopped the killing. “I am ready to

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Iowa caucuses key for US presidential candidates successful start

The long drive to decide the Democrat and Republican candidates for the next US president begins with the caucuses in the midwest state of Iowa. The

The long drive to decide the Democrat and Republican candidates for the next US president begins with the caucuses in the midwest state of Iowa. The

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Israel strikes out ahead of Bush MidEast peace tour

One week before President Bush is due in the Middle East to kickstart the stalled peace process, Israeli air- and ground strikes have killed at least

One week before President Bush is due in the Middle East to kickstart the stalled peace process, Israeli air- and ground strikes have killed at least

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Dead and injured in Turkish bombing

Four people have been killed and more than fifty injured in an explosion in the the town of Diyarbakir. Two of the dead were soldiers. The two others

Four people have been killed and more than fifty injured in an explosion in the the town of Diyarbakir. Two of the dead were soldiers. The two others

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Serbian minister vows they "will not lose Kosovo"

In Kosovo’s ethnically-divided town of Mitrovica, a Serbian minister has vowed that Belgrade will defend the province by what he calls “all

In Kosovo’s ethnically-divided town of Mitrovica, a Serbian minister has vowed that Belgrade will defend the province by what he calls “all

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The West urges Kenya's factions to come together

The sudden escalation of the violence in relatively peaceful Kenya has shocked the international community. A hundred thousand people are now said to

The sudden escalation of the violence in relatively peaceful Kenya has shocked the international community. A hundred thousand people are now said to

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Kenyan police stop banned rally from going ahead

Police have fired tear gas and water cannons to fight back anti-government protesters trying to make their way to a banned rally in Nairobi. At least

Police have fired tear gas and water cannons to fight back anti-government protesters trying to make their way to a banned rally in Nairobi. At least

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India's Tata is front runner for Jag and Land Rover

Ford has moved closer to selling Jaguar and Land Rover by confirming that India’s Tata Motors is its preferred bidder. The US carmaker is selling the

Ford has moved closer to selling Jaguar and Land Rover by confirming that India’s Tata Motors is its preferred bidder. The US carmaker is selling the

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Lower US crude stocks push oil prices over $100

Oil prices rose over $100 a barrel on Thursday in response a US government report showed a further steep slide in inventories of crude there

Oil prices rose over $100 a barrel on Thursday in response a US government report showed a further steep slide in inventories of crude there

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New video of Bhutto death inconclusive

A British police team being sent to investigate Benazir Bhutto’s death should be in Pakistan by this weekend, but Scotland Yard has already

A British police team being sent to investigate Benazir Bhutto’s death should be in Pakistan by this weekend, but Scotland Yard has already

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Kenya's opposition ends banned rally amid violence

Kenya’s opposition has called off a banned rally after demonstrators fought pitch battles in the street with police. The violence began soon after

Kenya’s opposition has called off a banned rally after demonstrators fought pitch battles in the street with police. The violence began soon after

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Security stepped up ahead of banned Kenya march

Kenya’s opposition leader is insisting a banned protest march will go ahead today. Raila Odinga is vowing to bring thousands onto the streets of

Kenya’s opposition leader is insisting a banned protest march will go ahead today. Raila Odinga is vowing to bring thousands onto the streets of

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Iowa marks the official start of presidential race

The US presidential hopefuls make their final pleas for votes among party members in Iowa, before the country’s primary elections begin on Thursday

The US presidential hopefuls make their final pleas for votes among party members in Iowa, before the country’s primary elections begin on Thursday

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Republicans vie to fill Bush's shoes

On the Republican side, the former governor of Arkansas and Baptist minister Mike Huckabee is hoping to do well in a state with a significant number

On the Republican side, the former governor of Arkansas and Baptist minister Mike Huckabee is hoping to do well in a state with a significant number

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Security stepped up ahead of banned Kenya march

Kenya’s opposition leader is insisting a banned protest march will go ahead today. Raila Odinga is vowing to bring thousands onto the streets of

Kenya’s opposition leader is insisting a banned protest march will go ahead today. Raila Odinga is vowing to bring thousands onto the streets of

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Turkey's parliament considers smoking ban extension

Turkey’s parliament has debated a proposal to extend the country’s smoking ban to all enclosed public areas. The draft bill would make smoking in

Turkey’s parliament has debated a proposal to extend the country’s smoking ban to all enclosed public areas. The draft bill would make smoking in