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2008-06-07

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Clinton puts her weight behind Obama's White House bid

Hillary Clinton has endorsed Barack Obama’s bid for the US presidency. Four days after Obama claimed victory in the Democratic Party primaries, she

Hillary Clinton has endorsed Barack Obama’s bid for the US presidency. Four days after Obama claimed victory in the Democratic Party primaries, she

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Obituary: Dino Risi, the father of Italian comedy

One of the greats of Italian cinema has died, the film director Dino Risi. He was known as the father of Italian comedy, whose work earned him the

One of the greats of Italian cinema has died, the film director Dino Risi. He was known as the father of Italian comedy, whose work earned him the

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Unknown intruder shot outside Kosovo PM's home

Security guards have exchanged fire with a man trying to enter the house of the Prime Minister of Kosovo. Hashim Thaci was not at home when the man

Security guards have exchanged fire with a man trying to enter the house of the Prime Minister of Kosovo. Hashim Thaci was not at home when the man

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Sarkozy's unity message to Lebanon

France’s President Sarkozy has paid a lightning visit to Lebanon, urging its often warring parties to seal their retreat from civil war. Sarkozy was

France’s President Sarkozy has paid a lightning visit to Lebanon, urging its often warring parties to seal their retreat from civil war. Sarkozy was

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Berlusconi shrugs off dizzy spell

The Italian Prime Minister, Silvio Berlusconi has suffered a dizzy spell during a meeting with business leaders near Genoa. A doctor was called

The Italian Prime Minister, Silvio Berlusconi has suffered a dizzy spell during a meeting with business leaders near Genoa. A doctor was called

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The father of Italian comedy is dead

The film director Dino Risi, known as the father of Italian comedy, has died at the age of 91. He worked with all the top Italian actors, including

The film director Dino Risi, known as the father of Italian comedy, has died at the age of 91. He worked with all the top Italian actors, including

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Jumblatt talks about the Lebanese situation

After years of political instability in Lebanon, the recent election of President Michel Suleiman has brought a renewed sense of hope to the

After years of political instability in Lebanon, the recent election of President Michel Suleiman has brought a renewed sense of hope to the

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France shows-off cross-party support in Lebanon

French President Nicolas Sarkozy is in Beirut, along with the leaders of all of France’s main political parties, in a show of support for Lebanese

French President Nicolas Sarkozy is in Beirut, along with the leaders of all of France’s main political parties, in a show of support for Lebanese

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Medvedev accuses the US over global crisis

The Russian president has lashed out at the United States, accusing it of causing the global financial crisis. Speaking to the world’s business

The Russian president has lashed out at the United States, accusing it of causing the global financial crisis. Speaking to the world’s business

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Clinton to announce decision on her future

The US is waiting for Hillary Clinton to throw her support behind Barack Obama for American president. He has already claimed the Democrat

The US is waiting for Hillary Clinton to throw her support behind Barack Obama for American president. He has already claimed the Democrat

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Fans gather for the start of Euro 2008

The fans are ready, and so are the Swiss authorities, for the start of Euro 2008 tonight, after years of preparation. The Czech republic will play

The fans are ready, and so are the Swiss authorities, for the start of Euro 2008 tonight, after years of preparation. The Czech republic will play

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US climate bill fails in Senate

A bill set to curb climate change has been blocked by Republicans in the US Senate. If passed, it would have cut total US global emissions by 66

A bill set to curb climate change has been blocked by Republicans in the US Senate. If passed, it would have cut total US global emissions by 66

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Oil soars to record $139 high

Oil has hit a new record of more than 139 dollars a barrel. High US jobless figures had already left the New York stock market reeling. The

Oil has hit a new record of more than 139 dollars a barrel. High US jobless figures had already left the New York stock market reeling. The

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Spain's truck drivers strike over fuel costs

Spanish truck drivers have started an indefinite national strike to protest against rising fuel prices. It comes after the country’s fishermen

Spanish truck drivers have started an indefinite national strike to protest against rising fuel prices. It comes after the country’s fishermen

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EU energy giants spared under competition compromise

Giant energy companies in the EU will not have to be broken up in moves to open the sector to more competition. The European Commission had wanted

Giant energy companies in the EU will not have to be broken up in moves to open the sector to more competition. The European Commission had wanted

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Turkish governing party slams headscarf ruling

Turkey’s ruling party says the country’s top court has violated the constitution by blocking moves to allow women to wear Islamic headscarves in

Turkey’s ruling party says the country’s top court has violated the constitution by blocking moves to allow women to wear Islamic headscarves in