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2008-08-24

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Ukraine must join NATO quickly: Yushchenko

The Ukrainian President has said his country must join NATO quickly. Viktor Yushchenko was speaking in Kiev at celebrations to mark the 17th

The Ukrainian President has said his country must join NATO quickly. Viktor Yushchenko was speaking in Kiev at celebrations to mark the 17th

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Democratic Convention Fever grips Denver

As America’s Democratic Party gear up for for their convention to set the seal on Barack Obama as their presidential candidate, the latest opinion

As America’s Democratic Party gear up for for their convention to set the seal on Barack Obama as their presidential candidate, the latest opinion

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Fire at asylum seekers dentention camp near Brussels

Unrest has broken out at a refugee detention camp on the outskirts of Brussels. Inmates set fire to a rubbish bin in the toilet which spread quickly

Unrest has broken out at a refugee detention camp on the outskirts of Brussels. Inmates set fire to a rubbish bin in the toilet which spread quickly

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Fire causes shutdown at Spanish nuclear plant

A nuclear power plant in the Spanish port town of Tarragona has been shut down following a fire in an electricity generator. Emergency services say

A nuclear power plant in the Spanish port town of Tarragona has been shut down following a fire in an electricity generator. Emergency services say

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Sarkozy calls special EU meeting on Georgia/Russia

The French President Nicholas Sarkozy has called an EU summit on Monday week to discuss the conflict between Georgia and Russia. Several member

The French President Nicholas Sarkozy has called an EU summit on Monday week to discuss the conflict between Georgia and Russia. Several member

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Plane crash in Kyrgyzstan 100 feared dead

A passenger plane has crashed shortly after take-off in the former Soviet Republic of Kyrgyzstan. The accident happened at the capital Bishkek’s

A passenger plane has crashed shortly after take-off in the former Soviet Republic of Kyrgyzstan. The accident happened at the capital Bishkek’s

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Eight climbers missing as avalanche hits Mont Blanc

As many as eight climbers are missing and eight more injured after a major avalanche hit Mont Blanc at around dawn on Sunday. It happened on French

As many as eight climbers are missing and eight more injured after a major avalanche hit Mont Blanc at around dawn on Sunday. It happened on French

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US warship anchors off Georgia with aid

An American warship has arrived off the coast of Georgia, loaded with humanitarian aid for the people of the former Soviet republic. The

An American warship has arrived off the coast of Georgia, loaded with humanitarian aid for the people of the former Soviet republic. The

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McCain praises Obama's choice of running-mate

The Republican candidate for the US presidency, John McCain, has praised his opponent’s nomination of running-mate. He said Barack Obama’s choice

The Republican candidate for the US presidency, John McCain, has praised his opponent’s nomination of running-mate. He said Barack Obama’s choice

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Yushchenko wants faster NATO membership

The Ukrainian President has stressed the urgency of his country’s joining NATO following the recent armed conflict between its neighbours, Russia and

The Ukrainian President has stressed the urgency of his country’s joining NATO following the recent armed conflict between its neighbours, Russia and

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Coal power ignites protests in Germany

There have been clashes between environmental protestors and police in northern Germany at the proposed location of a new coal-fired

There have been clashes between environmental protestors and police in northern Germany at the proposed location of a new coal-fired

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Anti-US demonstrations in Afghanistan

Angry protests have broken out in Afghanistan following the deaths of scores of civilians in an air attack by US-led coalition forces on Friday

Angry protests have broken out in Afghanistan following the deaths of scores of civilians in an air attack by US-led coalition forces on Friday

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Georgians protest Russian presence in Poti

Hundreds of Georgians have protested against the Russian presence in the Black Sea port of Poti. Particularly worrisome for Tbilisi and the West is a

Hundreds of Georgians have protested against the Russian presence in the Black Sea port of Poti. Particularly worrisome for Tbilisi and the West is a

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Another Spanish plane crash victim dies

Relatives of the victims of the Spanair plane crash continue to face the grim task of identifying the bodies of their loved ones. According to the

Relatives of the victims of the Spanair plane crash continue to face the grim task of identifying the bodies of their loved ones. According to the