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2008-01-27

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Suharto's body on display in Jakarta

The President of Indonesia has paid his respects at the coffin of the former leader Suharto, who has died at the age of 86. Officials say the former

The President of Indonesia has paid his respects at the coffin of the former leader Suharto, who has died at the age of 86. Officials say the former

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CDU suffers losses in Hesse state vote

Exit polls indicate Germany’s ruling Christian Democrats have suffered losses in an election in the state of Hesse. Chancellor Merkel’s party is

Exit polls indicate Germany’s ruling Christian Democrats have suffered losses in an election in the state of Hesse. Chancellor Merkel’s party is

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Two dead as Lebanon protests raise tensions

Lebanon’s Shi’ite Amal group has called on its supporters to end violent protests that have left at least two people dead. One man was shot by

Lebanon’s Shi’ite Amal group has called on its supporters to end violent protests that have left at least two people dead. One man was shot by

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Kremlin critic barred from running for president

Russia’s Election Commission has barred Kremlin critic Mikhail Kasyanov from standing in a presidential ballot in March. It says many of the required

Russia’s Election Commission has barred Kremlin critic Mikhail Kasyanov from standing in a presidential ballot in March. It says many of the required

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French bank reveals scale of alleged fraud

The French bank Societe Generale has revealed that the alleged fraud by one of its staff involved trading worth 50 billion euros. The bank is now

The French bank Societe Generale has revealed that the alleged fraud by one of its staff involved trading worth 50 billion euros. The bank is now

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Suharto ruled with "an iron fist"

Recent images of Suharto showed a frail and seemingly helpless old man. Since his dramatic exit from power in 1998 he had to be rushed to hospital

Recent images of Suharto showed a frail and seemingly helpless old man. Since his dramatic exit from power in 1998 he had to be rushed to hospital

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Kremlin critic barred from Russian presidential poll

A former Russian prime minister and critic of President Vladimir Putin has been barred from running in the country’s presidential ballot in March

A former Russian prime minister and critic of President Vladimir Putin has been barred from running in the country’s presidential ballot in March

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Obama boosted ahead of Super Tuesday

Barack Obama is hoping for new momentum as he heads into Super Tuesday. The Democrat Illinois senator came out victorious in the South Carolina

Barack Obama is hoping for new momentum as he heads into Super Tuesday. The Democrat Illinois senator came out victorious in the South Carolina

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Former Indonesian president Suharto has died

Indonesia’s former president Suharto has died. The 86-year-old had been in a Jakarta hospital since January 4, suffering from heart, lung and kidney

Indonesia’s former president Suharto has died. The 86-year-old had been in a Jakarta hospital since January 4, suffering from heart, lung and kidney

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German coalition faces tough regional elections test

Voters in two western German states go to the polls today in elections that could spell the beginning of the end of the country’s grand coalition

Voters in two western German states go to the polls today in elections that could spell the beginning of the end of the country’s grand coalition

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S.Carolina landslide revives Obama campaign

The Barack Obama bandwagon is rolling again following his stunning victory in the South Carolina Democratic primary. Obama beat the second-placed

The Barack Obama bandwagon is rolling again following his stunning victory in the South Carolina Democratic primary. Obama beat the second-placed

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Rogue trader set for further questioning

Police in France are to continue questioning the man thought to be behind the massive financial fraud at France’s number two bank Societe Generale

Police in France are to continue questioning the man thought to be behind the massive financial fraud at France’s number two bank Societe Generale

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Clinton campaign moves to Tennessee

Hillary Clinton was already far away when the South Carolina result was announced, campaigning in Tennessee. This is one of the more than 20 states –

Hillary Clinton was already far away when the South Carolina result was announced, campaigning in Tennessee. This is one of the more than 20 states –

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Palestinian radical leader dies

The Palestinian Authority has declared three days of mourning following the death of George Habash, the founder of the radical Popular Front for the

The Palestinian Authority has declared three days of mourning following the death of George Habash, the founder of the radical Popular Front for the