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2008-06-14

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Hundreds of prisoners flee after Taliban jail raid

A huge manhunt is underway in Afghanistan after the Taliban attacked a jail, enabling hundreds of prisoners to escape. The raid began when a

A huge manhunt is underway in Afghanistan after the Taliban attacked a jail, enabling hundreds of prisoners to escape. The raid began when a

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Iran to reply soon to nuclear incentives deal - Solana

The EU’s top diplomat says Iran hopes to provide a formal response soon to an incentives package aimed at ending it’s sensitive nuclear work. But, in

The EU’s top diplomat says Iran hopes to provide a formal response soon to an incentives package aimed at ending it’s sensitive nuclear work. But, in

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Discovery safely back after space maintenance trip

The space shuttle Discovery has arrived safely back home after a textbook landing at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The shuttle has just

The space shuttle Discovery has arrived safely back home after a textbook landing at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The shuttle has just

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Japan shaken by powerful earthquake

The authorities in Japan now say at least five people have died after a powerful earthquake shook the country this morning. More than 200 people were

The authorities in Japan now say at least five people have died after a powerful earthquake shook the country this morning. More than 200 people were

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Europe wakes up to life after Ireland's "No" vote

As life returns to normal in an Ireland that said “No” to the EU’s Lisbon treaty, the question being asked is… what happens next? Other member

As life returns to normal in an Ireland that said “No” to the EU’s Lisbon treaty, the question being asked is… what happens next? Other member

Europe

Common ground for Europe's big military spenders

When it comes to Europe’s military spending, two countries stand out as having deeper pockets than the rest. But the UK and France have different

When it comes to Europe’s military spending, two countries stand out as having deeper pockets than the rest. But the UK and France have different

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Deadly earthquake rocks Japan

A powerful earthquake has hit northern Japan, killing at least three people and injuring up to 100 others. The 7.2 magnitude quake was followed by

A powerful earthquake has hit northern Japan, killing at least three people and injuring up to 100 others. The 7.2 magnitude quake was followed by

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EU's Solana in Iran for nuclear talks

The European Union’s foreign policy chief Javier Solana has arrived in Tehran to present an incentives package aimed at persuading Iran not to

The European Union’s foreign policy chief Javier Solana has arrived in Tehran to present an incentives package aimed at persuading Iran not to

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Irish 'No' upsets European applecart

Only those who voted with a resounding Irish “No” to the European Union’s Lisbon reform treaty were celebrating in Dublin when the result came

Only those who voted with a resounding Irish “No” to the European Union’s Lisbon reform treaty were celebrating in Dublin when the result came

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Hundreds freed as Taliban raid Afghan jail

A commando-style raid by the Taliban on an Afghan prison has allowed hundreds of inmates, including militants, to escape. The attack began when the

A commando-style raid by the Taliban on an Afghan prison has allowed hundreds of inmates, including militants, to escape. The attack began when the

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Mixed reaction on streets to Irish EU "no" vote

On the streets of Dublin, reaction to news of the Irish EU referendum result was mixed. Some think the outcome was the right one. “I just feel for

On the streets of Dublin, reaction to news of the Irish EU referendum result was mixed. Some think the outcome was the right one. “I just feel for