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2008-06-29

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Bjork in free concert to save Icelandic landscape

Pop singer Björk has performed at a free open air concert in her native Iceland organised in protest at plans to develop heavy industry on the

Pop singer Björk has performed at a free open air concert in her native Iceland organised in protest at plans to develop heavy industry on the

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Mugabe sworn in after vote denounced as rigged

Zimbabwe’s long-standing president Robert Mugabe has been sworn in once again after being declared the winner of Friday’s presidential run-off

Zimbabwe’s long-standing president Robert Mugabe has been sworn in once again after being declared the winner of Friday’s presidential run-off

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Mongolians to elect new government

Mongolians have gone to the polls in a general election which many hope will enable the country to benefit from its huge mineral wealth. Some 1.5

Mongolians have gone to the polls in a general election which many hope will enable the country to benefit from its huge mineral wealth. Some 1.5

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German and Spanish fans count down to Euro 2008 final

German and Spanish football fans are gearing up for the Euro 2008 final in the Austrian capital Vienna. As the kick-off draws nearer, each side is

German and Spanish football fans are gearing up for the Euro 2008 final in the Austrian capital Vienna. As the kick-off draws nearer, each side is

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Chinese riot over alleged cover-up in girl's murder

An angry crowd has torched police and government offices in southern China amid allegations of a cover-up over a teenage girl’s death. Her body

An angry crowd has torched police and government offices in southern China amid allegations of a cover-up over a teenage girl’s death. Her body

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Sanctions versus diplomacy debate over Mugabe

Robert Mugabe is expected to be sworn in for another term as Zimbabwe’s president today, amid growing international condemnation of Friday’s one-man

Robert Mugabe is expected to be sworn in for another term as Zimbabwe’s president today, amid growing international condemnation of Friday’s one-man

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Kosovo's Serbs defy independence move

Kosovo’s Serbs have set up their own assembly, in defiance of the ethnic-Albanian government and the United Nation mission there. Held in the

Kosovo’s Serbs have set up their own assembly, in defiance of the ethnic-Albanian government and the United Nation mission there. Held in the