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2008-09-07

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Ike wreaks havoc in Carribean

Hundreds of thousands of people are being evacuated in Cuba as Hurricane Ike bears down on the island, with its projected course likely to slice

Hundreds of thousands of people are being evacuated in Cuba as Hurricane Ike bears down on the island, with its projected course likely to slice

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Residents' anger erupts after Cairo landslide

Rescuers are continuing the search for survivors, the day after a massive landslide devastated a shanty town in Cairo. Sources said around 30 people

Rescuers are continuing the search for survivors, the day after a massive landslide devastated a shanty town in Cairo. Sources said around 30 people

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Freewheeling Flemings stoke Belgian debate

Thousands of people have taken part in a cycling tour around Brussels that has once again exposed the deep divisions between the country’s Flemish

Thousands of people have taken part in a cycling tour around Brussels that has once again exposed the deep divisions between the country’s Flemish

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Spanish clashes sparked by migrant's death

The town of Roquetas de Mar in southern Spain, bears the scars of violent clashes overnight. According to police, African immigrants set up

The town of Roquetas de Mar in southern Spain, bears the scars of violent clashes overnight. According to police, African immigrants set up

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Top 2 US mortgage giants saved by Treasury

Washington is again riding to the rescue of Wall Street, with mortgage lenders Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac being bailed out to the tune of 140 billion

Washington is again riding to the rescue of Wall Street, with mortgage lenders Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac being bailed out to the tune of 140 billion

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Steinmeier to lead Germany's SPD in election

Germany’s Social Democrats have named Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier as their candidate to run against Chancellor Angela Merkel in next

Germany’s Social Democrats have named Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier as their candidate to run against Chancellor Angela Merkel in next

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Steinmeier to run against Merkel next year?

Germany’s Social Democrats are meeting, amidst a crisis over leadership of the party. According to several media reports, the party has agreed to

Germany’s Social Democrats are meeting, amidst a crisis over leadership of the party. According to several media reports, the party has agreed to

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More flooding forecast for UK

There are flood warnings in place across England and Wales. Though rain has eased, the Environment Agency says there may be more flooding for days to

There are flood warnings in place across England and Wales. Though rain has eased, the Environment Agency says there may be more flooding for days to

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Ike to hit Haiti, as it heads for Cuba

Residents of Cuba are battening down the hatches. The authorities have put the island on “high alert” ahead of Hurricane Ike. The cyclone is expected

Residents of Cuba are battening down the hatches. The authorities have put the island on “high alert” ahead of Hurricane Ike. The cyclone is expected

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Opposition parties cry foul in Angolan election

Early results of Angola’s parliamentary election show the ruling MPLA party on course for a landslide victory, amid allegations of “woeful

Early results of Angola’s parliamentary election show the ruling MPLA party on course for a landslide victory, amid allegations of “woeful

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Hurricane Ike closes in on Cuba

As the residents of South Carolina on the US Atlantic coast mop up after Tropical Storm Hanna, Hurricane Ike has grown into an extremely dangerous

As the residents of South Carolina on the US Atlantic coast mop up after Tropical Storm Hanna, Hurricane Ike has grown into an extremely dangerous

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The beautiful game plays peacemaker

Football, it is hoped, will prove to be the key to ending almost a century of hostility between Turkey and Armenia. Turkish President Abdullah Gul

Football, it is hoped, will prove to be the key to ending almost a century of hostility between Turkey and Armenia. Turkish President Abdullah Gul

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Rourke on course for Oscar glory

“The best movie I’ve ever made”. So says Mickey Rourke of “The Wrestler”, which has won the Golden Lion for best film at the Venice film festival

“The best movie I’ve ever made”. So says Mickey Rourke of “The Wrestler”, which has won the Golden Lion for best film at the Venice film festival