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2008-05-10

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Poland celebrates Europe

Thousands of people marched through Warsaw today in the annual Schuman Parade. The president of the European parliament, Hans-Gert Poettering

Thousands of people marched through Warsaw today in the annual Schuman Parade. The president of the European parliament, Hans-Gert Poettering

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Hizbollah withdraws from Beirut easing crisis

Hizbollah is withdrawing from Beirut after the army overturned government measures that sparked a revolt by the Syrian-backed Shi’ite movement. The

Hizbollah is withdrawing from Beirut after the army overturned government measures that sparked a revolt by the Syrian-backed Shi’ite movement. The

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Myanamar junta defiant over aid after cyclone

The international community is still struggling to get aid to Myanmar in the aftermath of the cyclone that devastated southern parts of the country

The international community is still struggling to get aid to Myanmar in the aftermath of the cyclone that devastated southern parts of the country

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Serbia gears up for election showdown

Voters in Serbia are bracing themselves for crucial elections tomorrow. The two main contenders, the pro-EU Democratic Party, and the

Voters in Serbia are bracing themselves for crucial elections tomorrow. The two main contenders, the pro-EU Democratic Party, and the

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Myanmar holds referendum despite devastation

Polls have closed in Myanmar in a referendum that the junta decided to hold despite the devastation caused by Cyclone Nargis. The generals claim the

Polls have closed in Myanmar in a referendum that the junta decided to hold despite the devastation caused by Cyclone Nargis. The generals claim the

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Zimbabwe opposition sets run-off conditions

Zimbabwe’s opposition leader has agreed to stand in an election run-off, but the government has rejected his conditions for taking part. Morgan

Zimbabwe’s opposition leader has agreed to stand in an election run-off, but the government has rejected his conditions for taking part. Morgan

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Zimbabwe opposition chief to stand in run-off vote

Zimbabwean opposition leader Morgan Tsvangarai has said he will stand in a run-off presidential election but only if it is monitored by international

Zimbabwean opposition leader Morgan Tsvangarai has said he will stand in a run-off presidential election but only if it is monitored by international

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Myanmar referendum goes ahead despite disaster

Despite the devastation in much of the country, Mynamar’s military rulers pushed ahead with a referendum on a new constitution drafted by the army

Despite the devastation in much of the country, Mynamar’s military rulers pushed ahead with a referendum on a new constitution drafted by the army

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Calm in Beirut but combat erupts elsewhere

After days of fighting in which Hizbollah seized control of Muslim west Beirut from pro-government militias a relative calm has returned to the city

After days of fighting in which Hizbollah seized control of Muslim west Beirut from pro-government militias a relative calm has returned to the city

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UN resumes aid flights to Myanmar

As the situation worsens for survivors of Myanmar’s cyclone the UN has resumed aid flights to the country. They were suspended after two deliveries

As the situation worsens for survivors of Myanmar’s cyclone the UN has resumed aid flights to the country. They were suspended after two deliveries

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Belarus' opposition leader warns of dangers facing his country

We first talked with Alexander Milinkevich two years ago.Them he was the candidate for the opposition standing for president in Belarus: an election

We first talked with Alexander Milinkevich two years ago.Them he was the candidate for the opposition standing for president in Belarus: an election

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Diplomatic pressure mounts on Hizbollah

With Hizbollah’s grip on mainly Muslim west Beirut tightening the crisis in Lebanon is increasingly galvanising the diplomatic community. Hizbollah

With Hizbollah’s grip on mainly Muslim west Beirut tightening the crisis in Lebanon is increasingly galvanising the diplomatic community. Hizbollah

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Forget the cyclone & vote says Myanmar military

The polls have opened in Myanmar’s controversial referendum, although voting is delayed for two weeks in the cyclone-hit south. The military rulers

The polls have opened in Myanmar’s controversial referendum, although voting is delayed for two weeks in the cyclone-hit south. The military rulers

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Israel kills five Hamas militants in Gaza

A double airstrike last night on Gaza was Israel’s swift response to four mortar attacks on the neighbouring Kfar Aza collective farm which killed an

A double airstrike last night on Gaza was Israel’s swift response to four mortar attacks on the neighbouring Kfar Aza collective farm which killed an