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2008-08-20

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Aviation experts surprised at Madrid crash

The crash in Madrid has surprised experts in the aviation industry. It was the first at Barajas airport since 1983. Experts say Spanair – a

The crash in Madrid has surprised experts in the aviation industry. It was the first at Barajas airport since 1983. Experts say Spanair – a

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Euronews speaks to Georgian Foreign Minister

Western powers, including the United Nations and NATO are keeping up the pressure on Russia to pull its troops out of Georgia. Germany said the

Western powers, including the United Nations and NATO are keeping up the pressure on Russia to pull its troops out of Georgia. Germany said the

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Scores dead, after holiday flight crashes

A routine holiday flight has ended in tragedy with almost 150 people feared dead in a plane crash at Madrid Airport. The Span-Air service bound for

A routine holiday flight has ended in tragedy with almost 150 people feared dead in a plane crash at Madrid Airport. The Span-Air service bound for

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US welcomes missile-shield deal with Poland

After 18 months of talks, the United States and Poland have agreed a deal to site America’s controversial missile defence shield on Polish soil. It

After 18 months of talks, the United States and Poland have agreed a deal to site America’s controversial missile defence shield on Polish soil. It

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Aviation experts surprised at Madrid crash

The crash in Madrid has surprised experts in the aviation industry. It was the first at Barajas airport since 1983. Experts say Spanair – a

The crash in Madrid has surprised experts in the aviation industry. It was the first at Barajas airport since 1983. Experts say Spanair – a

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West frustrated by Russia's pullout from Georgia

Russia is continuing to show no sign of yielding to Western pressure to hasten its withdrawal from Georgia. Germany, Russia’s largest trading

Russia is continuing to show no sign of yielding to Western pressure to hasten its withdrawal from Georgia. Germany, Russia’s largest trading

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US signs deal to place missile shield in Poland

The US and Poland have signed a deal to locate part of a controversial missile defence system on Polish soil. The US Secretary of State

The US and Poland have signed a deal to locate part of a controversial missile defence system on Polish soil. The US Secretary of State

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Tropical Storm Fay could return to Florida

Tropical Storm Fay has already made its mark in Florida and it could be heading back to cause further devastation. Falling short of hurricane

Tropical Storm Fay has already made its mark in Florida and it could be heading back to cause further devastation. Falling short of hurricane

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Conflicting reports of Russian pullout from Georgia

Although the Kremlin says it will pull back its troops from Georgia by the end of the week, on the ground it is unclear whether a substantial

Although the Kremlin says it will pull back its troops from Georgia by the end of the week, on the ground it is unclear whether a substantial

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Sarkozy tells troops Afghan mission must go on

His visit was brief but its message was clear. As French soldiers mourn 10 comrades killed in Afghanistan, Nicolas Sarkozy has told the military its

His visit was brief but its message was clear. As French soldiers mourn 10 comrades killed in Afghanistan, Nicolas Sarkozy has told the military its

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New Algeria terror attacks kill 11

A double car bombing has brought fresh bloodshed to Algeria, just a day after an attack killed 43 people in the country. At least 11 lives have been

A double car bombing has brought fresh bloodshed to Algeria, just a day after an attack killed 43 people in the country. At least 11 lives have been

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Russia accuses NATO of backing a "criminal regime"

Western governments urged the United Nations to adopt a resolution calling for an immediate Russian military withdrawal from Georgia but veto-holding

Western governments urged the United Nations to adopt a resolution calling for an immediate Russian military withdrawal from Georgia but veto-holding

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Russia makes new promise on Georgia withdrawal

There had been a promise of an “immediate” withdrawal of Russian troops; now the Kremlin says it will be by the end of the week. This, amid intense

There had been a promise of an “immediate” withdrawal of Russian troops; now the Kremlin says it will be by the end of the week. This, amid intense

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Poland and US set to sign deal on missile shield

A deal over an American missile defence shield is expected to be signed by the US Secretary of State in Poland today. Condoleezza Rice will sign an

A deal over an American missile defence shield is expected to be signed by the US Secretary of State in Poland today. Condoleezza Rice will sign an

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Sarkozy in Kabul after Taliban ambush kills French troops

French President Nicolas Sarkozy has arrived in Afghanistan to show solidarity with troops stationed there. His visit comes after the Taliban

French President Nicolas Sarkozy has arrived in Afghanistan to show solidarity with troops stationed there. His visit comes after the Taliban