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2008-08-18

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Musharraf quits to avoid impeachment

Pervez Musharraf has resigned as Pakistan’s leader. He quit to avoid being impeached on charges of gross misconduct and violating the constitution

Pervez Musharraf has resigned as Pakistan’s leader. He quit to avoid being impeached on charges of gross misconduct and violating the constitution

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Pakistanis celebrate Musharraf's resignation

President Pervez Musharraf’s resignation was celebrated across Pakistan. Particularly happy were members of the ruling Pakistan People’s Party, whose

President Pervez Musharraf’s resignation was celebrated across Pakistan. Particularly happy were members of the ruling Pakistan People’s Party, whose

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Wait continues for refugees of Georgia conflict

The Caucasus conflict has emptied many Georgian and South Ossetian towns and villages. Those South Ossetians that fled to Russia are now starting

The Caucasus conflict has emptied many Georgian and South Ossetian towns and villages. Those South Ossetians that fled to Russia are now starting

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Little change in Georgia despite Russian troop pledge

There has been little sign yet of Russia’s promised withdrawal of its troops from Georgia. President Dmitri Medvedev signed a ceasefire deal on

There has been little sign yet of Russia’s promised withdrawal of its troops from Georgia. President Dmitri Medvedev signed a ceasefire deal on

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Russia threatens "crushing response" to any aggressor

Russia’s President Dmitry Medvedev has issued a warning that any further aggression against Russian citizens would face what he called a “crushing

Russia’s President Dmitry Medvedev has issued a warning that any further aggression against Russian citizens would face what he called a “crushing

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Tropical Storm Fay threatens to become hurricane over Florida

A strengthening Tropical Storm Fay is heading towards Florida after killing more than fifty people as it swept across the Caribbean. Cuba was the

A strengthening Tropical Storm Fay is heading towards Florida after killing more than fifty people as it swept across the Caribbean. Cuba was the

Europe

Talking cars

It might sound like science fiction, but getting cars communicate with each other to improve road safety has come a step closer in Europe. How

It might sound like science fiction, but getting cars communicate with each other to improve road safety has come a step closer in Europe. How

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Tropical Storm Fay hits Cuba coast

Tropical Storm Fay has slammed into Cuba’s southwestern coast after wreaking havoc across much of the Caribbean. Authorities have ordered

Tropical Storm Fay has slammed into Cuba’s southwestern coast after wreaking havoc across much of the Caribbean. Authorities have ordered

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Georgia urges Russia to give peace a chance

As conflicting reports come in of the state of Russia’s troop withdrawal, Georgia President’s Mikheil Saakashvili has called for direct peace

As conflicting reports come in of the state of Russia’s troop withdrawal, Georgia President’s Mikheil Saakashvili has called for direct peace

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Russia claims troops have started withdrawal from Georgia

Russia has begun pulling its troops out of Georgia, according to its deputy chief of staff. In a daily official briefing, Col-General Anatoly

Russia has begun pulling its troops out of Georgia, according to its deputy chief of staff. In a daily official briefing, Col-General Anatoly

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Impeachment pressure forces Musharraf out

Pakistan’s President Pervez Musharraf has bowed to pressure and resigned. He was facing impeachment by Pakistan’s coalition government. The

Pakistan’s President Pervez Musharraf has bowed to pressure and resigned. He was facing impeachment by Pakistan’s coalition government. The

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Musharraf's road to resignation

Pervez Musharraf saw himself as the saviour of his country and said that he had ousted the elected government in response to decades of inept and

Pervez Musharraf saw himself as the saviour of his country and said that he had ousted the elected government in response to decades of inept and

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More aid arrives in Georgia

In Georgia, the massive task continues of getting aid to people affected by last week’s fighting in and around the breakaway regions of South Ossetia

In Georgia, the massive task continues of getting aid to people affected by last week’s fighting in and around the breakaway regions of South Ossetia

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Musharraf quits as Pakistan president

Pakistan’s President Pervez Musharraf has resigned. He was under pressure to step down before being impeached by Pakistan’s coalition government

Pakistan’s President Pervez Musharraf has resigned. He was under pressure to step down before being impeached by Pakistan’s coalition government

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Sanitation and hygiene dominates World Water Week

World Water Week gets underway in Stockholm where 2,500 delegates are to discuss issues around water with a special focus on sanitation and

World Water Week gets underway in Stockholm where 2,500 delegates are to discuss issues around water with a special focus on sanitation and

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Georgians wait to see back of Russian tanks

Russian forces begin pulling out of Georgia today. That is the promise, and the Georgians want international monitors to keep an eye on things. No

Russian forces begin pulling out of Georgia today. That is the promise, and the Georgians want international monitors to keep an eye on things. No

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Aid arrives in stricken Georgian town

Aid is finally starting to get through to Gori, now that Russian troops look to be loosening their grip on the Georgian town. The Red Cross and Red

Aid is finally starting to get through to Gori, now that Russian troops look to be loosening their grip on the Georgian town. The Red Cross and Red