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2008-07-06

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Police killed in Islamabad suicide bombing

A suicide bomber has killed at least ten people, mostly policemen, in an attack near The Red Mosque in Pakistan where Islamists where commemorating

A suicide bomber has killed at least ten people, mostly policemen, in an attack near The Red Mosque in Pakistan where Islamists where commemorating

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Japan takes no chances with G8 security

Eager to avoid the ugly clashes of recent G8 summits, Japanese authorities are trying to keep protestors well away from the Windsor Hotel venue

Eager to avoid the ugly clashes of recent G8 summits, Japanese authorities are trying to keep protestors well away from the Windsor Hotel venue

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Economic woes to dominate G8 'climate' summit

Global economic concerns are threatening to overshadow climate change as the focus of tomorrow’s G8 summit in Japan. The hosts’ priority was to

Global economic concerns are threatening to overshadow climate change as the focus of tomorrow’s G8 summit in Japan. The hosts’ priority was to

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Police killed in Islamabad suicide bombing

A suicide bomber has killed at least ten people, mostly policemen, in an attack near The Red Mosque in Pakistan where Islamists where commemorating

A suicide bomber has killed at least ten people, mostly policemen, in an attack near The Red Mosque in Pakistan where Islamists where commemorating

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Italian courts in strike threat over reforms

The Italian judiciary is threatening strike action over controversial reforms put forward by Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi. Proposals include

The Italian judiciary is threatening strike action over controversial reforms put forward by Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi. Proposals include

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Border blasts raise tensions over Abkhazia

Georgia’s defacto border with its breakaway region of Abkhazia has been rocked by bomb blasts, fuelling fears of renewed conflict in the region.

Georgia’s defacto border with its breakaway region of Abkhazia has been rocked by bomb blasts, fuelling fears of renewed conflict in the region.

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Economy overshadows G8 'climate change' summit

World leaders have been arriving in Japan for tomorrow’s G8 summit, billed as a meeting on climate change but one that looks set to incorporate a

World leaders have been arriving in Japan for tomorrow’s G8 summit, billed as a meeting on climate change but one that looks set to incorporate a

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Passion in Pamplona as bull festival begins

Tens of the thousands of people have packed into the centre of Pamplona for the rowdy launch of the Spanish city’s famous bull-running festival. The

Tens of the thousands of people have packed into the centre of Pamplona for the rowdy launch of the Spanish city’s famous bull-running festival. The

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London police launch knife crime task force

With London in the grip of a spate of fatal stabbings police in the city have set up a team of officers to tackle knife crime. The creation of the

With London in the grip of a spate of fatal stabbings police in the city have set up a team of officers to tackle knife crime. The creation of the

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Colombian police prevent FARC 'revenge' bombings

Colombian police have seized a tonne of explosives that they say FARC rebels were preparing to use in bomb attacks in revenge for Wednesday’s rescue

Colombian police have seized a tonne of explosives that they say FARC rebels were preparing to use in bomb attacks in revenge for Wednesday’s rescue

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Growing concerns: EU ministers cool on bio-fuels

European energy and environment ministers have stepped back from a controversial target on bio-fuels set by the EU. The informal talks near Paris

European energy and environment ministers have stepped back from a controversial target on bio-fuels set by the EU. The informal talks near Paris

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Spain: Socialists re-elect PM as party leader

Spain’s ruling socialist party has re-elected the country’s Prime Minister as its General Secretary. As expected, it was an overwhelming vote, with

Spain’s ruling socialist party has re-elected the country’s Prime Minister as its General Secretary. As expected, it was an overwhelming vote, with

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Whey past its best: police probe suspected cheese scam

Police in Germany have raided a cheese factory suspected of involvement in selling out-of-date cheese linked to a case being investigated in Italy

Police in Germany have raided a cheese factory suspected of involvement in selling out-of-date cheese linked to a case being investigated in Italy

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Abkhazia: Georgia 'planned military takeover'

There is a warning that a new war could break out in the Caucasus, if Georgia uses military force to bring the breakaway region of Abkhazia into

There is a warning that a new war could break out in the Caucasus, if Georgia uses military force to bring the breakaway region of Abkhazia into

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Zimbabwe crisis: Mbeki and Mugabe meet

South African President Thabo Mbeki met Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe in Harare to try to bring an end to the political crisis in the country

South African President Thabo Mbeki met Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe in Harare to try to bring an end to the political crisis in the country