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2008-10-05

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Merkel assures Germans their savings are safe

Germany is assuring its citizens that savers’ deposits are safe as another financial institution faces collapse. The future of the country’s Hypo

Germany is assuring its citizens that savers’ deposits are safe as another financial institution faces collapse. The future of the country’s Hypo

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Vincenza defies Rome with banned air base vote

The people of Vincenza in Italy have held a referendum on the expansion of a United States air base, even though permission for the ballot was

The people of Vincenza in Italy have held a referendum on the expansion of a United States air base, even though permission for the ballot was

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EU monitors watch as Georgia checkpoint is dismantled

In the first “open sign” of a promised Russian troop withdrawal, EU monitors have been allowed to observe the dismantling of a Russian security zone

In the first “open sign” of a promised Russian troop withdrawal, EU monitors have been allowed to observe the dismantling of a Russian security zone

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Kouchner comments bring focus back to Mid East

Financial crises and changes of leadership in Israel and the US have been pushing the Middle East down the agenda in recent weeks, but diplomatic

Financial crises and changes of leadership in Israel and the US have been pushing the Middle East down the agenda in recent weeks, but diplomatic

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Flash floods ravage Saharan town

At least thirty people have died in flash floods in the Algerian oasis town of Ghardaia. Officials say 50 others have been injured. The rains came

At least thirty people have died in flash floods in the Algerian oasis town of Ghardaia. Officials say 50 others have been injured. The rains came

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EU monitors watch checkpoint being dismantled

In the first “open sign” of a promised Russian troop withdrawal, EU monitors have been allowed to observe the dismantling of a Russian security zone

In the first “open sign” of a promised Russian troop withdrawal, EU monitors have been allowed to observe the dismantling of a Russian security zone

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Palin links Obama to 'domestic terrorists'

US Republican vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin has accused the Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama of associating with

US Republican vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin has accused the Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama of associating with

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Europe's leaders vow to fight financial crisis

The leaders of Europe’s four biggest economies have pledged to work together to stabilise the continents financial sector – but they’ve stopped short

The leaders of Europe’s four biggest economies have pledged to work together to stabilise the continents financial sector – but they’ve stopped short

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Hypo Real lifeline pulled

As Europe’s leaders met to discuss the global credit crisis German bank Hypo Real Estate was fighting for its survival. The company is on the

As Europe’s leaders met to discuss the global credit crisis German bank Hypo Real Estate was fighting for its survival. The company is on the

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Russian warships prepare to pass Gibraltar

Russia’s navy is gearing up to pass through the straits of Gibraltar. The four warships – including the nuclear-powered Russian heavy cruiser

Russia’s navy is gearing up to pass through the straits of Gibraltar. The four warships – including the nuclear-powered Russian heavy cruiser

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Anti-racism rallies across Italy

This weekend has seen massive anti-racism rallies in Italy following a number of attacks on immigrants. Six Africans, apparently gunned down by

This weekend has seen massive anti-racism rallies in Italy following a number of attacks on immigrants. Six Africans, apparently gunned down by