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2008-06-21

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Tibetans in Nepal protest over Olympic flame

Exiled Tibetans in Nepal have taken to the streets in protest against the passage of the Olympic flame through Tibet. Police detained at least 400

Exiled Tibetans in Nepal have taken to the streets in protest against the passage of the Olympic flame through Tibet. Police detained at least 400

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Philippines hit by killer typhoon

A deadly typhoon has been lashing the Philippines, causing flash floods and landslides. Typhoon Fengshen has already claimed at least 21 lives in the

A deadly typhoon has been lashing the Philippines, causing flash floods and landslides. Typhoon Fengshen has already claimed at least 21 lives in the

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Summer solstice sparks celebrations

Midsummer has been marked in Finland amid revelry and ritual. Bonfires were lit in a tradition originally linked to fertility and the banishment of

Midsummer has been marked in Finland amid revelry and ritual. Bonfires were lit in a tradition originally linked to fertility and the banishment of

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OPEC countries may increase oil output

Leaders of the world’s oil producing countries have been arriving in the Saudi Arabian port of Jeddah for an emergency meeting about soaring oil

Leaders of the world’s oil producing countries have been arriving in the Saudi Arabian port of Jeddah for an emergency meeting about soaring oil

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Berlin could send 1,000 extra troops to Afghanistan

Germany could boost its military presence in Afghanistan by sending in an extra 1,000 soldiers. Franz Josef Jung, the German defence minister, would

Germany could boost its military presence in Afghanistan by sending in an extra 1,000 soldiers. Franz Josef Jung, the German defence minister, would

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Leading war crimes suspect sent to Hague Tribunal

War crimes suspect Stojan Zupljanin has been transferred to the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia. Arrested near Belgrade

War crimes suspect Stojan Zupljanin has been transferred to the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia. Arrested near Belgrade

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Football fans clash in Mostar

There were violent clashes in the Bosnian town of Mostar after Turkey beat Croatia in the Euro 2008 quarter-final. Rival Bosnian Muslim and Bosnian

There were violent clashes in the Bosnian town of Mostar after Turkey beat Croatia in the Euro 2008 quarter-final. Rival Bosnian Muslim and Bosnian

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Teenagers die in nightclub stampede in Mexico

At least 12 people have died in a stampede during a police raid on a nightclub in Mexico City. Nine of them were young people celebrating the end of

At least 12 people have died in a stampede during a police raid on a nightclub in Mexico City. Nine of them were young people celebrating the end of

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Czech problems continue to threat EU treaty

At the end of a two day summit in Brussels the EU faces further obstacles to salvage the Lisbon treaty. In the wake of Ireland’s NO, leaders have

At the end of a two day summit in Brussels the EU faces further obstacles to salvage the Lisbon treaty. In the wake of Ireland’s NO, leaders have

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Berlusconi fails in bid to get corruption charges dropped

A corruption trial chaired by Milan Judge Nicoletta Gandus will go ahead despite the Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi’s attempts to have it

A corruption trial chaired by Milan Judge Nicoletta Gandus will go ahead despite the Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi’s attempts to have it

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Optimism as Fragile Gaza ceasefire holds

Palestinians enjoyed a rare day of peace in Gaza after a six month ceasefire agreed between Israel and Hamas came into effect. Many Gazan’s took

Palestinians enjoyed a rare day of peace in Gaza after a six month ceasefire agreed between Israel and Hamas came into effect. Many Gazan’s took