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2008-07-27

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Cambodia's Hun Sen claims election victory

As widely expected, Cambodia’s ruling People’s Party has claimed a sweeping win in the country’s general election, winning around two-thirds of the

As widely expected, Cambodia’s ruling People’s Party has claimed a sweeping win in the country’s general election, winning around two-thirds of the

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More bombs discovered in India

More bombs have been found in India after a spate of explosions killed at least 46 people and wounded dozens more. Police said two devices were

More bombs have been found in India after a spate of explosions killed at least 46 people and wounded dozens more. Police said two devices were

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Thousands flee as floods hit Ukraine and Romania

Floods described as the worst in a century have killed at least 13 people in Ukraine. The authorities say water levels are dangerously high on the

Floods described as the worst in a century have killed at least 13 people in Ukraine. The authorities say water levels are dangerously high on the

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Hun Sen expected to win as Cambodia votes

Voting has ended in Cambodia, in an election expected to return former Khmer Rouge fighter Hun Sen to power. The election has been overshadowed by a

Voting has ended in Cambodia, in an election expected to return former Khmer Rouge fighter Hun Sen to power. The election has been overshadowed by a

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India on full alert after terrorist attacks

At least 45 people are now known to have been killed in the series of bomb attacks in the Indian city of Ahmedabad yesterday. More than a hundred

At least 45 people are now known to have been killed in the series of bomb attacks in the Indian city of Ahmedabad yesterday. More than a hundred

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Egypt's greatest film-maker is dead

Egypt’s most famous film-maker, Youssef Chahine, has died at the age of 82. Born in Alexandria in January 1926, Chahine made his movie debut with

Egypt’s most famous film-maker, Youssef Chahine, has died at the age of 82. Born in Alexandria in January 1926, Chahine made his movie debut with

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Orthodox Church calls for an end to religous row

The two most powerful figures in the Orthodox Church have celebrated mass together in Kiev, amid deep divisions within the Church. Orthodox Patriarch

The two most powerful figures in the Orthodox Church have celebrated mass together in Kiev, amid deep divisions within the Church. Orthodox Patriarch

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Hamas go after Fatah supporters amid revenge calls

More than 160 Fatah supporters have been arrested in Hamas retaliation raids in Gaza, amid calls for revenge from Hamas supporters. It is the biggest

More than 160 Fatah supporters have been arrested in Hamas retaliation raids in Gaza, amid calls for revenge from Hamas supporters. It is the biggest

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No new reforms as Cuba marks revolution

If Cubans were hoping President Raul Castro would announce major economic reforms this revolution anniversary, they were disappointed. Instead he

If Cubans were hoping President Raul Castro would announce major economic reforms this revolution anniversary, they were disappointed. Instead he

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Suspected FARC representative arrested in Spain

A woman suspected of acting for Colombia’s FARC guerillas in Spain has been arrested. Maria Remedios Garcia Albert, 57, was living in an apartment

A woman suspected of acting for Colombia’s FARC guerillas in Spain has been arrested. Maria Remedios Garcia Albert, 57, was living in an apartment