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2008-10-12

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Aid starts to arrive in quake hit Chechnya

Emergency aid is arriving in Chechnya after yesterdays earthquake which killed at least 13 people and left more than a hundred injured. With

Emergency aid is arriving in Chechnya after yesterdays earthquake which killed at least 13 people and left more than a hundred injured. With

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Brown puts finance plan to Eurogroup leaders

The leaders of the 15 countries that use the Euro currency are now in talks that aim to provide concrete steps to help prevent financial

The leaders of the 15 countries that use the Euro currency are now in talks that aim to provide concrete steps to help prevent financial

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Haider's successor chosen after fatal crash

The Austrian far-right party of Joerg Haider has chosen a new leader, just a day after Haider’s death in a car accident. Twenty seven-year old

The Austrian far-right party of Joerg Haider has chosen a new leader, just a day after Haider’s death in a car accident. Twenty seven-year old

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France decides not to extradite Italian terrorist

A convicted Italian terrorist being held in France will not be extradited back to Italy, French authorities have decided. Marina Petrella, a former

A convicted Italian terrorist being held in France will not be extradited back to Italy, French authorities have decided. Marina Petrella, a former

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Obama takes clear lead

US presidential candidate Barrack Obama has surged into a 6 point lead in the latest poll for the race to the White House. In Philadelphia, Obama

US presidential candidate Barrack Obama has surged into a 6 point lead in the latest poll for the race to the White House. In Philadelphia, Obama

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EU leaders prepare to meet for crisis summit

French President Nicolas Sarkozy brings together 15 eurozone leaders today for an emergency summit as they seek to escape global economic meltdown

French President Nicolas Sarkozy brings together 15 eurozone leaders today for an emergency summit as they seek to escape global economic meltdown

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Lithuania goes to the polls

Lithuanian’s are voting today in a general election, which also includes a referendum on extending a Chernobyl style nuclear power plant. Troubled

Lithuanian’s are voting today in a general election, which also includes a referendum on extending a Chernobyl style nuclear power plant. Troubled

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Space tourist Garriot takes of in Russian rocket

US tycoon and now space tourist Richard Garriott has followed in the footsteps of his father Owen Garriott into Space. But this time in a Russian

US tycoon and now space tourist Richard Garriott has followed in the footsteps of his father Owen Garriott into Space. But this time in a Russian

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IMF backs G7 financial rescue plan

“The world financial system is on the brink of collapse”. That was the stark warning at Saturday’s IMF meeting delivered by its boss, Dominique

“The world financial system is on the brink of collapse”. That was the stark warning at Saturday’s IMF meeting delivered by its boss, Dominique

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Eurozone 15 prepare battle plans

French and current EU president Nicolas Sarkozy brings together the 15 members of the eurozone for an emergency summit today. Eight days ago in a

French and current EU president Nicolas Sarkozy brings together the 15 members of the eurozone for an emergency summit today. Eight days ago in a

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Austria mourns Haider

Tributes have been pouring in in Austria for Joerg Haider, the controversial politician who was killed in a car crash yesterday. The crash site has

Tributes have been pouring in in Austria for Joerg Haider, the controversial politician who was killed in a car crash yesterday. The crash site has