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2008-09-20

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Pakistan president calls for firmness on US terror tactics

New Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari has told his government to stop both terrorists and those fighting terrorism riding roughshod over the

New Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari has told his government to stop both terrorists and those fighting terrorism riding roughshod over the

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At least 40 die in Islamabad bomb blast

At least forty people were killed and dozens more are feared to have been seriously injured in an apparent suicide truck bomb blast outside the

At least forty people were killed and dozens more are feared to have been seriously injured in an apparent suicide truck bomb blast outside the

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Cologne anti-mosque conference cancelled

Anti-nazi protestors have forced the cancellation of a right-wing conference to protest against the building of a giant new mosque in the German city

Anti-nazi protestors have forced the cancellation of a right-wing conference to protest against the building of a giant new mosque in the German city

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Brown launches his political fightback

The embattled British Prime Minister Gordon Brown has launched what he hopes will be his comeback, as the Labour Party met in Manchester for its

The embattled British Prime Minister Gordon Brown has launched what he hopes will be his comeback, as the Labour Party met in Manchester for its

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Alitalia faces bankruptcy within days

Italy’s struggling airline Alitalia is facing imminent bankruptcy, after Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi ruled out a last-minute foreign rescue

Italy’s struggling airline Alitalia is facing imminent bankruptcy, after Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi ruled out a last-minute foreign rescue

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South Africa's Mbeki agees to stand down

South African President Thabo Mbeki has agreed to stand down after ANC leaders said they would force him to resign before the end of his term. The

South African President Thabo Mbeki has agreed to stand down after ANC leaders said they would force him to resign before the end of his term. The

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Reclaim the Streets demo turns violent in Sweden

A demonstration in Sweden by the protest group Reclaim the Streets descended into violence, with clashes between demonstrators and police. The march

A demonstration in Sweden by the protest group Reclaim the Streets descended into violence, with clashes between demonstrators and police. The march

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Cologne mosque protestors denounced as neo-Nazis

Tensions over a planned new mosque in Germany boiled over as pro- and anti-immigrant protestors clashed in Cologne. Right-wing groups arrived in the

Tensions over a planned new mosque in Germany boiled over as pro- and anti-immigrant protestors clashed in Cologne. Right-wing groups arrived in the

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Armed gang "destroys" Shell pipeline in Nigeria

Nigeria’s leading militant group claims to have destroyed a major pipeline operated by Shell, in its latest attack on the oil industry. The Movement

Nigeria’s leading militant group claims to have destroyed a major pipeline operated by Shell, in its latest attack on the oil industry. The Movement

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Malaysia and Singapore ban Chinese milk products

The fallout from China’s baby milk scandal has fanned out across the region, with Malaysia following Singapore in banning imports of Chinese milk

The fallout from China’s baby milk scandal has fanned out across the region, with Malaysia following Singapore in banning imports of Chinese milk

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Neck-and-neck race to Sunday's Slovenian election

The Slovenian parliamentary election race is shaping up to be a one-on-one battle. The incumbent centre-right prime minister has been the

The Slovenian parliamentary election race is shaping up to be a one-on-one battle. The incumbent centre-right prime minister has been the

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Brown on the back foot as Labour conference begins

Harangued by the media and hassled by his own ministers, Gordon Brown is going into the Labour Party’s annual conference insisting he is the best man

Harangued by the media and hassled by his own ministers, Gordon Brown is going into the Labour Party’s annual conference insisting he is the best man

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Riots after immigrants murdered in Italy

There have been riots in a southern Italian town following the murder of six African immigrants. The victims, from Ghana, Liberia and Togo, were

There have been riots in a southern Italian town following the murder of six African immigrants. The victims, from Ghana, Liberia and Togo, were

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World relief as markets rally may be shortlived

America’s moneymen, and their counterparts worldwide, may sleep a little easier this weekend after the unveiling of the United States’ government’s

America’s moneymen, and their counterparts worldwide, may sleep a little easier this weekend after the unveiling of the United States’ government’s