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2008-07-12

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Mediterranian Union credible or more Club Med?

When Nicolas Sarkozy first evoked the idea of a Mediterranean Union, is was to include only those countries with a coastline on the Med. After

When Nicolas Sarkozy first evoked the idea of a Mediterranean Union, is was to include only those countries with a coastline on the Med. After

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Bashar al-Assad asks Paris to help talks with Israel

French President Nicolas Sarkozy only gets his Mediterranean Union off the ground tomorrow at a summit in Paris but Middle Eastern leaders gathering

French President Nicolas Sarkozy only gets his Mediterranean Union off the ground tomorrow at a summit in Paris but Middle Eastern leaders gathering

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Bashar al-Assad asks Paris to help talks with Israel

French President Nicolas Sarkozy only gets his Mediterranean Union off the ground tomorrow at a summit in Paris but Middle Eastern leaders gathering

French President Nicolas Sarkozy only gets his Mediterranean Union off the ground tomorrow at a summit in Paris but Middle Eastern leaders gathering

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Surge in immigrant deaths off Spanish shores

At least 35 illegal immigrants are now known to have died in the past five days trying to reach Spain. As in previous years the numbers trying to

At least 35 illegal immigrants are now known to have died in the past five days trying to reach Spain. As in previous years the numbers trying to

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Mediterranian Union credible or more Club Med?

When Nicolas Sarkozy first evoked the idea of a Mediterranean Union, is was to include only those countries with a coastline on the Med. After

When Nicolas Sarkozy first evoked the idea of a Mediterranean Union, is was to include only those countries with a coastline on the Med. After

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Catalonia apologises to Italy for minister's outburst

Prickly relations between Italy and Spain continue, with the Catalonian autonomous government now having to apologise to Rome after outspoken

Prickly relations between Italy and Spain continue, with the Catalonian autonomous government now having to apologise to Rome after outspoken

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Kurdish party in talks offer over German hostages

A pro-Kurdish party in Turkey has offered to mediate with rebels who have taken three German tourists hostage, as Berlin steps up efforts to secure

A pro-Kurdish party in Turkey has offered to mediate with rebels who have taken three German tourists hostage, as Berlin steps up efforts to secure

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Paris gathering will not lead to normalisation

The General Secretary of the Arab League, Amr Moussa, is proposing the creation of a forum to bring together the 27 European Union countries and the

The General Secretary of the Arab League, Amr Moussa, is proposing the creation of a forum to bring together the 27 European Union countries and the

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Paris gathering will not lead to the normalisation

The General Secretary of the Arab League, Amr Moussa, is proposing the creation of a forum to bring together the 27 European Union countries and the

The General Secretary of the Arab League, Amr Moussa, is proposing the creation of a forum to bring together the 27 European Union countries and the

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IndyMac becomes latest banking victim of US housing slump

Another US mortgage lender has collapsed under the weight of the credit crunch. This time it is IndyMac Bank, and it becomes the second biggest

Another US mortgage lender has collapsed under the weight of the credit crunch. This time it is IndyMac Bank, and it becomes the second biggest

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Zimbabwe enjoys diplomatic UN triumph

Reactions to Zimbabwe’s escape from UN sanctions, thanks to its friends in Russia and China, have been multiplying. South Africa’s President, Thabo

Reactions to Zimbabwe’s escape from UN sanctions, thanks to its friends in Russia and China, have been multiplying. South Africa’s President, Thabo

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Paris prepares for launch of Sarkozy's Mediterranean Union

The stage is being set in Paris for the launch of President Nicolas Sarkozy’s pet project, the Mediterranean Union. Just after his election last

The stage is being set in Paris for the launch of President Nicolas Sarkozy’s pet project, the Mediterranean Union. Just after his election last

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Israeli policemen wounded in Jerusalem shooting

Israeli police say they are treating as a “terrorist attack” a shooting outside the Old City of Jerusalem last night that left two Israeli officers

Israeli police say they are treating as a “terrorist attack” a shooting outside the Old City of Jerusalem last night that left two Israeli officers

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Raul lowers Cuban economic expectations

Cuban president Raoul Castro has made his first visit to the National Assembly that elected him last February. But it was to announce a cautious

Cuban president Raoul Castro has made his first visit to the National Assembly that elected him last February. But it was to announce a cautious

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May Chidiac, a Lebanese voice unsilenced by violence

“They killed, you know, they killed me…That is to say, can you imagine a woman like me with half body? An independent woman, who used to be compared

“They killed, you know, they killed me…That is to say, can you imagine a woman like me with half body? An independent woman, who used to be compared

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Naela Khalil, the Samir Kassir prizewinner, talks to euronews

Naela Khalil is a Palestinian journalist. In Beirut in June she was awarded the Samir Kassir Prize for Freedom of the Press, open to all journalists

Naela Khalil is a Palestinian journalist. In Beirut in June she was awarded the Samir Kassir Prize for Freedom of the Press, open to all journalists

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UK PM vows more knife crime measures, as stabbings spiral

British Prime Minister Gordon Brown has promised to introduce more measures next week to tackle knife crime. The pledge comes after four men were

British Prime Minister Gordon Brown has promised to introduce more measures next week to tackle knife crime. The pledge comes after four men were

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Lebanon to forge new future

Lebanon is looking to a new future after its warring factions formed a unity government, but big challenges lie ahead. The cabinet, led by Prime

Lebanon is looking to a new future after its warring factions formed a unity government, but big challenges lie ahead. The cabinet, led by Prime

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Security Council resolution against Mugabe vetoed

A draft resolution in the UN Security Council, imposing sanctions on Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe and his key allies, has failed to pass

A draft resolution in the UN Security Council, imposing sanctions on Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe and his key allies, has failed to pass

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EU's Kosovo pledges total 1.2 billion euros

The EU has pledged a total of 1.2 billion euros in aid donations for the reconstruction of Kosovo. It came at the end of a donors conference of

The EU has pledged a total of 1.2 billion euros in aid donations for the reconstruction of Kosovo. It came at the end of a donors conference of