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2008-06-28

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Gay pride has mixed day in eastern Europe

A distinguished guest has attended one of Europe’s biggest Gay Pride parades today. 95-year old Rudolf Brazda is thought to be the last surviving

A distinguished guest has attended one of Europe’s biggest Gay Pride parades today. 95-year old Rudolf Brazda is thought to be the last surviving

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Scottish Labour leader finally bows to pressure

The leader of the Scottish Labour Party has resigned. Wendy Alexander has been under a cloud of illegal fundraising claims for months. “The truth is

The leader of the Scottish Labour Party has resigned. Wendy Alexander has been under a cloud of illegal fundraising claims for months. “The truth is

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Tripoli bomb spreads terror at dawn

A bomb in the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli that exploded early on Saturday morning has killed one person and injured at least 27 others

A bomb in the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli that exploded early on Saturday morning has killed one person and injured at least 27 others

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Counting ends in Mugabe's "sham" poll

Protestors have been demonstrating in London against the Robert Mugabe regime in Zimbabwe which, with the count in the presidential contest complete

Protestors have been demonstrating in London against the Robert Mugabe regime in Zimbabwe which, with the count in the presidential contest complete

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Defiant Serbs open assembly in Kosovo

Amid a patriotic mood on the anniversary of Serbia’s most famous historical battle, Kosovo’s Serb community has sent a defiant message to the

Amid a patriotic mood on the anniversary of Serbia’s most famous historical battle, Kosovo’s Serb community has sent a defiant message to the

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Royal back on the campaign trail for French socialist leadership

The losing candidate in last year’s French presidential election, Ségolène Royal, has launched her bid for the leadership of the Socialist

The losing candidate in last year’s French presidential election, Ségolène Royal, has launched her bid for the leadership of the Socialist

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EU says Zimbabwe 1st round vote key to crisis

Protestors are demonstrating in London against the Robert Mugabe regime in Zimbabwe as the count in the presidential contest continues. The result

Protestors are demonstrating in London against the Robert Mugabe regime in Zimbabwe as the count in the presidential contest continues. The result

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America removes Mandela from terror list

The USA has put the cherry on Nelson Mandela’s 90th birthday cake by finally erasing him as a terrorist leader from its files. It is a footnote to

The USA has put the cherry on Nelson Mandela’s 90th birthday cake by finally erasing him as a terrorist leader from its files. It is a footnote to

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Deadly bomb shakes Tripoli

A violent explosion has severely damaged an apartment block in the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli. The medical and security services say the bomb

A violent explosion has severely damaged an apartment block in the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli. The medical and security services say the bomb

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France and Spain test waters on immigration policy

With the rest of the EU an interested onlooker France and Spain have made progress on a common immigration policy, but fell short of completing a

With the rest of the EU an interested onlooker France and Spain have made progress on a common immigration policy, but fell short of completing a

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Stars come out for Mandela's 90th birthday bash

With world attention focused on Zimbabwe Nelson Mandela has spoken of work still to be done in combating oppression in Africa. He was speaking at a

With world attention focused on Zimbabwe Nelson Mandela has spoken of work still to be done in combating oppression in Africa. He was speaking at a

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Berlusconi's cabinet approves immunity bill

Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has been given a boost in his long-running battle with the courts. His cabinet has approved a bill giving

Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has been given a boost in his long-running battle with the courts. His cabinet has approved a bill giving

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UN slams Zimbabwe vote with watered-down text

The UN Secretary Council has condemned Zimbabwe’s presidential election but, reportedly after pressure from South Africa, stopped short of saying

The UN Secretary Council has condemned Zimbabwe’s presidential election but, reportedly after pressure from South Africa, stopped short of saying