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2008-02-06

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Berlusconi tipped as Italy set for mid-April vote

The Italian president has called early elections that seem likely to return former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi to power. Reflecting the mood

The Italian president has called early elections that seem likely to return former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi to power. Reflecting the mood

Europe

Time out on Belgrade-Brussels bridge-building

The European Union will not sign a pact on ties with Serbia this Thursday. The two sides were to have signed a deal on trade, visas and education

The European Union will not sign a pact on ties with Serbia this Thursday. The two sides were to have signed a deal on trade, visas and education

Europe

France close to becoming fifth state to ratify EU treaty

France’s lower house of parliament, the National Assembly, is to vote this Thursday on the European Union’s new reform treaty. Then the upper house

France’s lower house of parliament, the National Assembly, is to vote this Thursday on the European Union’s new reform treaty. Then the upper house

Europe

Serbs' reactions to EU pact delay

The EU deal with Serbia aims to set up regular political ties, open up trade and end visa restrictions on its citizens. In the streets of the

The EU deal with Serbia aims to set up regular political ties, open up trade and end visa restrictions on its citizens. In the streets of the

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Deadly twisters strike southern US states

At least 25 people are now known to have been killed in tornadoes and thunderstorms in four US states. More than a hundred other people have been

At least 25 people are now known to have been killed in tornadoes and thunderstorms in four US states. More than a hundred other people have been

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Italy heads for snap election

Italy is heading for a snap election after President Giorgio Napolitano formally dissolved parliament. Napolitano had tried to get the country’s

Italy is heading for a snap election after President Giorgio Napolitano formally dissolved parliament. Napolitano had tried to get the country’s

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Huckabee's southern state wins keep him in presidential race

Republican Mike Huckabee won five states on Super Tuesday to keep his hopes alive and he vowed to fight on. Addressing supporters, the Baptist

Republican Mike Huckabee won five states on Super Tuesday to keep his hopes alive and he vowed to fight on. Addressing supporters, the Baptist

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Romney vows to fight on despite McCain's success

Despite John McCain’s strong showing for the Republicans his closest rival Mitt Romney is in no mood to quit the race. However, he is well behind

Despite John McCain’s strong showing for the Republicans his closest rival Mitt Romney is in no mood to quit the race. However, he is well behind

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Big night for John McCain

It was a big night for Republican John McCain. He won nine contests, including victories in California and the Northeast, to take a decisive lead in

It was a big night for Republican John McCain. He won nine contests, including victories in California and the Northeast, to take a decisive lead in

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Obama and Clinton say they expect a Super Tuesday draw

After the Super Tuesday US primaries, Hillary Clinton is leading the Democrat vote count in California but it would take a mathematician to work out

After the Super Tuesday US primaries, Hillary Clinton is leading the Democrat vote count in California but it would take a mathematician to work out

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Obama tells supporters their time has come

If the projections are correct and he has lost in California, it will be a blow for Barack Obama. He has been splitting Super Tuesday victories with

If the projections are correct and he has lost in California, it will be a blow for Barack Obama. He has been splitting Super Tuesday victories with