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Putin uses keynote speech to attack US and NATO

Vladimir Putin has accused the United States of launching a new arms race. The Russian president used his address to the State Council, one of his

Vladimir Putin has accused the United States of launching a new arms race. The Russian president used his address to the State Council, one of his

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UK police say bomb not bullets killed Bhutto

The British investigation into the murder of Benazir Bhutto has concluded she died from a bomb blast, not from being shot. Scotland Yard reviewed

The British investigation into the murder of Benazir Bhutto has concluded she died from a bomb blast, not from being shot. Scotland Yard reviewed

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Kosovo says 100 countries ready to recognise its independence

Kosovo’s political leaders say they have a list of dozens of countries ready to recognise the province’s independence from Serbia. Latest media

Kosovo’s political leaders say they have a list of dozens of countries ready to recognise the province’s independence from Serbia. Latest media

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Sarkozy's carrot and stick approach to poor suburbs

French President Sarkozy has promised a carrot and stick approach to dragging France’s poor and deprived suburbs out of the ghetto. He offered

French President Sarkozy has promised a carrot and stick approach to dragging France’s poor and deprived suburbs out of the ghetto. He offered

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Spain bans two Basque parties ahead of March election

The Spanish High Court has banned two Basque parties for three years because of their links to the Basque separatist group ETA. The Accion

The Spanish High Court has banned two Basque parties for three years because of their links to the Basque separatist group ETA. The Accion

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Archbishop faces barrage of criticism over Sharia comments

The Archbishop of Canterbury has faced criticism from across the political spectrum for saying the introduction of parts of Sharia law into Britain

The Archbishop of Canterbury has faced criticism from across the political spectrum for saying the introduction of parts of Sharia law into Britain

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Basque parties banned as Spain attacks terrorism

Spain has taken action against Basque separatists, banning two political parties for alleged links with the terror group ETA. Anti-terrorist judge

Spain has taken action against Basque separatists, banning two political parties for alleged links with the terror group ETA. Anti-terrorist judge

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Miracle baby survives US tornadoes

Amid the misery in communities devastated by tornadoes in the US, moving tales of hope and survival are emerging. At least 57 people died in the

Amid the misery in communities devastated by tornadoes in the US, moving tales of hope and survival are emerging. At least 57 people died in the

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British police say Bhutto was killed by bomb not bullets

British police investigating the assassination of Pakistan’s opposition leader Benazir Bhutto say she was killed by a bomb blast, not from being

British police investigating the assassination of Pakistan’s opposition leader Benazir Bhutto say she was killed by a bomb blast, not from being

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French parliament says "oui" to EU reform treaty

France’s parliament has approved the European Union’s Lisbon reform treaty. The National Assembly and later the upper house, the Senate

France’s parliament has approved the European Union’s Lisbon reform treaty. The National Assembly and later the upper house, the Senate

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McCain woos conservatives after Romney quits

After Mitt Romney’s withdrawal from the Republican nomination race, frontrunner John McCain has started wooing right-wing conservatives, who had been

After Mitt Romney’s withdrawal from the Republican nomination race, frontrunner John McCain has started wooing right-wing conservatives, who had been

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Anglican leader triggers row over Sharia law

The Archbishop of Canterbury is at the centre of a row after suggesting that some aspects of Islamic Sharia law will unavoidably be introduced into

The Archbishop of Canterbury is at the centre of a row after suggesting that some aspects of Islamic Sharia law will unavoidably be introduced into

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Romney withdraws from Republican nomination race

In the US, Mitt Romney has withdrawn from the campaign to win the Republican Party’s nomination for the presidency. Romney had vowed to fight on

In the US, Mitt Romney has withdrawn from the campaign to win the Republican Party’s nomination for the presidency. Romney had vowed to fight on