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2008-07-05

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Kazakh capital Astana celebrates its 10th birthday

Kazakhstan is celebrating the 10th anniversary of its capital Astana, a city seen as a symbol of the resource-rich nation’s ambition to be considered

Kazakhstan is celebrating the 10th anniversary of its capital Astana, a city seen as a symbol of the resource-rich nation’s ambition to be considered

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Colombia and Betancourt reject ransom rumours

The Colombian government and Ingrid Betancourt have strongly rejecting media claims that a ransom was paid to secure her release from FARC rebels.

The Colombian government and Ingrid Betancourt have strongly rejecting media claims that a ransom was paid to secure her release from FARC rebels.

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Claims French students tortured before killings

Following the arrest of a man in connection with the brutal murders of two French students in London British media have reported the victims may have

Following the arrest of a man in connection with the brutal murders of two French students in London British media have reported the victims may have

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Sarkozy reassures supporters over Europe

With France holding the rotating EU presidency concerns about Europe’s institutions and economy have dominated the conference of the country’s

With France holding the rotating EU presidency concerns about Europe’s institutions and economy have dominated the conference of the country’s

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Kazakh capital Astana celebrates its tenth birthday

Kazakhstan is celebrating the 10th anniversary of its capital Astana, a city seen as a symbol of the resource-rich nation’s ambition to be considered

Kazakhstan is celebrating the 10th anniversary of its capital Astana, a city seen as a symbol of the resource-rich nation’s ambition to be considered

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Hitler headless after man attacks waxwork in Berlin

A man tore the head off a controversial waxwork of Adolf Hitler on the opening day of Berlin’s Madame Tussauds. Just minutes after the museum opened

A man tore the head off a controversial waxwork of Adolf Hitler on the opening day of Berlin’s Madame Tussauds. Just minutes after the museum opened

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US denies airstrike killed civilians in Afghanistan

A US airstrike on two vehicles carrying alleged insurgents in northeastern Afghanistan has left as many as 22 civilians dead, according to the

A US airstrike on two vehicles carrying alleged insurgents in northeastern Afghanistan has left as many as 22 civilians dead, according to the

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Betancourt rejects ransom claim

At a press conference in Paris Ingrid Betancourt rejected the controversial claim first reported on Swiss radio that a ransom had been paid to

At a press conference in Paris Ingrid Betancourt rejected the controversial claim first reported on Swiss radio that a ransom had been paid to

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Armenian opposition turn up heat on president

Thousands of opposition supporters have taken to the streets in the Armenian capital, Yerevan calling for the resignation of President Serzh Sarksyan

Thousands of opposition supporters have taken to the streets in the Armenian capital, Yerevan calling for the resignation of President Serzh Sarksyan

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UK police arrest man over French student murders

British police have arrested a man in connection with the knife murder of two French students in London. The 21-year-old was arrested early on

British police have arrested a man in connection with the knife murder of two French students in London. The 21-year-old was arrested early on

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Colombia releases video of dramatic hostage rescue

The Colombian army has released a video of the dramatic rescue of Ingrid Betancourt and 14 other hostages from FARC guerrillas. It was taken by

The Colombian army has released a video of the dramatic rescue of Ingrid Betancourt and 14 other hostages from FARC guerrillas. It was taken by

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Hero's welcome in Paris for Ingrid Betancourt

For four years a huge photograph of Ingrid Betancourt has hung outside the town hall in Paris. Just 48 hours after she was freed from the jungles of

For four years a huge photograph of Ingrid Betancourt has hung outside the town hall in Paris. Just 48 hours after she was freed from the jungles of

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Video shows dramatic Colombian hostage rescue

Video has emerged of the daring Colombian commando raid, which finally brought to an end the six year hostage ordeal of Ingrid Betancourt earlier in

Video has emerged of the daring Colombian commando raid, which finally brought to an end the six year hostage ordeal of Ingrid Betancourt earlier in

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Berlin: US embassy reoccupies WW2 site

A new American embassy has been opened in Berlin, back on the site it last occupied in 1941. The ribbon was cut by the ambassador and his wife, and

A new American embassy has been opened in Berlin, back on the site it last occupied in 1941. The ribbon was cut by the ambassador and his wife, and

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UK knife crime: 18th teenager killed in London

Police in London are investigating the 18th murder of a teenager on the streets of the British capital this year. Detectives say 16 year old

Police in London are investigating the 18th murder of a teenager on the streets of the British capital this year. Detectives say 16 year old

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Spain's socialists set to re-elect PM as party leader

The ruling Spanish socialist party has begun its 37th Congress in Madrid against a backdrop of an economic downturn in the country which has already

The ruling Spanish socialist party has begun its 37th Congress in Madrid against a backdrop of an economic downturn in the country which has already

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Video shows dramatic Colombian hostage rescue

Video has emerged of the daring Colombian commando raid, which finally brought to an end the six year hostage ordeal of Ingrid Betancourt earlier in

Video has emerged of the daring Colombian commando raid, which finally brought to an end the six year hostage ordeal of Ingrid Betancourt earlier in

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Hero's welcome in Paris for Ingrid Betancourt

For four years a huge photograpgh of Ingrid Betancourt has hung outside the town hall in Paris. Just 48 hours after she was freed from the jungles of

For four years a huge photograpgh of Ingrid Betancourt has hung outside the town hall in Paris. Just 48 hours after she was freed from the jungles of