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2008-10-11

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Merkel says 'no' to euro fund

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says there won’t be a European crisis fund to fight the world’s financial turmoil. Merkel met French president

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says there won’t be a European crisis fund to fight the world’s financial turmoil. Merkel met French president

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At least 12 dead after Chechnya earthquake

An earthquake measuring 6.3 on the Richter scale has left at least 12 people dead and more than 100 injured in the Russian republic of

An earthquake measuring 6.3 on the Richter scale has left at least 12 people dead and more than 100 injured in the Russian republic of

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US to remove North Korea from terror blacklist

The US has announced its to remove North Korea from its blacklist of states sponsoring terrorism. Washington’s attempts to salvage a deal over North

The US has announced its to remove North Korea from its blacklist of states sponsoring terrorism. Washington’s attempts to salvage a deal over North

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Austria in shock at Heider death

Austria is coming to terms with the shock death of far-right leader Joerg Haider in a car accident. The nationalist politician had been travelling

Austria is coming to terms with the shock death of far-right leader Joerg Haider in a car accident. The nationalist politician had been travelling

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Bush calls for unity to resolve financial crisis

US president George Bush says the G7 will do what it takes to resolve the global financial crisis. Meeting in Washington, leaders vowed to use all

US president George Bush says the G7 will do what it takes to resolve the global financial crisis. Meeting in Washington, leaders vowed to use all

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Haider: portrait of a populist

Jörg Haider was not just an influential figure in Austria, he also became a very wealthy one when he inherited his uncle’s estate in the Austrian

Jörg Haider was not just an influential figure in Austria, he also became a very wealthy one when he inherited his uncle’s estate in the Austrian

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Palin found guilty over 'Troopergate' affair.

Republicans have given their first reaction to an Alaskan ethics probe which found Sarah Palin guilty of abusing her powers as state governor. The

Republicans have given their first reaction to an Alaskan ethics probe which found Sarah Palin guilty of abusing her powers as state governor. The

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Haider killed in car crash

Austrian far right leader Jörg Haider has been killed in a car accident. The BZÖ party chief and governor of Carinthia died in the early hours of

Austrian far right leader Jörg Haider has been killed in a car accident. The BZÖ party chief and governor of Carinthia died in the early hours of

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Rich nations club vows to fight crisis

G7’s finance chiefs say their five point plan shows their determination to unlock global money markets, but uncertainty remains over whether it will

G7’s finance chiefs say their five point plan shows their determination to unlock global money markets, but uncertainty remains over whether it will

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GM and Chrysler in merger talks

US car giants General motors and smaller rival Chrysler are rumoured to be in provisional merger talks. The number one and number three in the

US car giants General motors and smaller rival Chrysler are rumoured to be in provisional merger talks. The number one and number three in the

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"Troopergate" inquiry blames Palin

The inquiry in Alaska that the Republicans tried to bury before the presidential election has published its findings in the Sarah Palin ethics case

The inquiry in Alaska that the Republicans tried to bury before the presidential election has published its findings in the Sarah Palin ethics case

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People start to protest at financial mismangement

The first signs of the public backlash are starting to show in the epicentres of the financial earthquake. In London on Friday several hundred

The first signs of the public backlash are starting to show in the epicentres of the financial earthquake. In London on Friday several hundred

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G7 issues 5-point plan for economic rescue

The G7’s crisis financial meeting has issued a five-point plan the rich nation’s club says shows their determination to tackle the economic crash

The G7’s crisis financial meeting has issued a five-point plan the rich nation’s club says shows their determination to tackle the economic crash

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Joerg Haider killed in car crash

One of Europe’s most controversial political figures, Joerg Haider, has been killed in a car crash. He was fifty-eight. The far-right Austrian

One of Europe’s most controversial political figures, Joerg Haider, has been killed in a car crash. He was fifty-eight. The far-right Austrian

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Belgium moves ahead of Eurozone meeting

Late on Friday Belgium became the latest European nation to take drastic action to save its big banks, on the eve of the meeting of Eurozone nations

Late on Friday Belgium became the latest European nation to take drastic action to save its big banks, on the eve of the meeting of Eurozone nations