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2008-05-18

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New Indian Jones film makes splash at Cannes

Nineteen years after his last adventures in Raiders of the Lost Ark, Indiana Jones is back with a punch. The latest film by Steven Spielberg is

Nineteen years after his last adventures in Raiders of the Lost Ark, Indiana Jones is back with a punch. The latest film by Steven Spielberg is

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French teachers take jobs battle to Paris streets

Battling to save thousands of jobs, French teachers and union activists have marched in Paris against the government’s far-reaching education

Battling to save thousands of jobs, French teachers and union activists have marched in Paris against the government’s far-reaching education

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Homage to ETA victims in Spain

In Spain, commemorations have been held in homage to those killed in attacks by the armed Basque separatist group ETA. A ceremony has taken place in

In Spain, commemorations have been held in homage to those killed in attacks by the armed Basque separatist group ETA. A ceremony has taken place in

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Rubbish tips Neapolitans over the edge

Anger over Naples’ refuse crisis has boiled over into disturbances in some places in the Italian city. Rubbish has been piling up on the streets

Anger over Naples’ refuse crisis has boiled over into disturbances in some places in the Italian city. Rubbish has been piling up on the streets

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Increasing pressure on Myanmar over foreign aid

Thousands of children in Myanmar could die within weeks if food does not get through to them soon. That is the stark warning from the charity Save

Thousands of children in Myanmar could die within weeks if food does not get through to them soon. That is the stark warning from the charity Save

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China quake death toll climbs to 32,500

As the daunting task of recovering bodies continues in China, officials now say more than 32,500 people are known to have died in Monday’s massive

As the daunting task of recovering bodies continues in China, officials now say more than 32,500 people are known to have died in Monday’s massive

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Israeli PM says "decision" on Gaza very close

The Israeli Prime Minister says a decision on how his government will deal with the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip is very close. Referring to Palestinian

The Israeli Prime Minister says a decision on how his government will deal with the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip is very close. Referring to Palestinian

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Colombia gets pledge of German support

The German Chancellor Angela Merkel has paid a visit to her Colombian counter-part in Bogota, the latest stop on her tour of Latin American. After

The German Chancellor Angela Merkel has paid a visit to her Colombian counter-part in Bogota, the latest stop on her tour of Latin American. After

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China thanks international community for aid

A Japanese rescue team begins searching for survivors under the rubble left by the earthquake in China six days ago. It’s just one of a number of

A Japanese rescue team begins searching for survivors under the rubble left by the earthquake in China six days ago. It’s just one of a number of

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Diplomats tour cyclone zone, but Myanmar still refuses aid

Faced with the mounting criticism from world leaders, Myanmar’s military junta has flown some diplomats and aid workers into the southern Irrawaddy

Faced with the mounting criticism from world leaders, Myanmar’s military junta has flown some diplomats and aid workers into the southern Irrawaddy

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Analysts sceptical at Bush MidEast peace deal vow

George Bush has completed a Middle East visit but it’s unclear if it did much to advance the US President’s hopes of achieving a deal on Palestinian

George Bush has completed a Middle East visit but it’s unclear if it did much to advance the US President’s hopes of achieving a deal on Palestinian