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2008-05-11

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Fresh clashes in Lebanon despite deal

Reports from security officials say heavy fighting has broken out between pro- and anti-government supporters in Lebanon’s central mountains

Reports from security officials say heavy fighting has broken out between pro- and anti-government supporters in Lebanon’s central mountains

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Myanmar hospitals overwhelmed by cyclone victims

Survivors of Cyclone Nargis in Myanmar are overwhelming the country’s crumbling hospitals and health service. More food aid has reached the

Survivors of Cyclone Nargis in Myanmar are overwhelming the country’s crumbling hospitals and health service. More food aid has reached the

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Day of naval gazing as Russia hails Black Sea fleet

Russia has been marking the 225th anniversary of the founding of its Black Sea fleet with a ceremony at its naval base in the Ukrainian port of

Russia has been marking the 225th anniversary of the founding of its Black Sea fleet with a ceremony at its naval base in the Ukrainian port of

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Sudan accuses Chad of involvement in rebel attack

There are renewed tensions between Sudan and Chad following an attack near the Sudanese capital Khartoum by Darfur rebels in an effort to seize

There are renewed tensions between Sudan and Chad following an attack near the Sudanese capital Khartoum by Darfur rebels in an effort to seize

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Lebanon counts cost of latest internal combat

The recent fighting between pro and anti-government factions in Beirut may have ended but the combat raged on in Tripoli into this morning. At least

The recent fighting between pro and anti-government factions in Beirut may have ended but the combat raged on in Tripoli into this morning. At least

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Sudan sanctions Chad after rebel attack on capital

After repelling an attack by Darfur rebels on Sudan’s capital, Khartoum, the Sudanese government has broken off diplomatic ties with Chad whom it

After repelling an attack by Darfur rebels on Sudan’s capital, Khartoum, the Sudanese government has broken off diplomatic ties with Chad whom it

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Serbia at the crossroads as voters decide on EU links

It is a defining moment for Serbia as the country votes in a general election that will shape future relations with Europe. Serbs are deeply divided

It is a defining moment for Serbia as the country votes in a general election that will shape future relations with Europe. Serbs are deeply divided

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Calm returns to Beirut but Siniora weakened

Hizbollah has pulled out of west Beirut and calm has returned to the capital, but at what price for the government? That is the question Lebanese

Hizbollah has pulled out of west Beirut and calm has returned to the capital, but at what price for the government? That is the question Lebanese

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Myanmar counts votes while people await relief

While many people in Myanmar are struggling to survive after Cyclone Nargis counting is underway in the country’s referendum on a new constitution

While many people in Myanmar are struggling to survive after Cyclone Nargis counting is underway in the country’s referendum on a new constitution

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Serbs vote in key general election

Serbia votes today in a general election that is asking its people to choose between never abandoning Kosovo and rejecting the EU, or stepping

Serbia votes today in a general election that is asking its people to choose between never abandoning Kosovo and rejecting the EU, or stepping