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2008-10-19

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Italy not alone in opposing EU climate plan

Italy’s government says it’s not isolated in its opposition to the EU’s flagship climate change plan Describing the current proposals to cut green

Italy’s government says it’s not isolated in its opposition to the EU’s flagship climate change plan Describing the current proposals to cut green

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British defence secretary visits Iraq

The new British defence secretary John Hutton has made a surprise visit to Baghdad to meet Iraq’s leaders and UK troops. Hutton, who’s been in the

The new British defence secretary John Hutton has made a surprise visit to Baghdad to meet Iraq’s leaders and UK troops. Hutton, who’s been in the

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Republican Powell backs Obama

In what many see as a major boost for Barack Obama, former Republican Secretary of State Colin Powell has said he will vote for the US Democratic

In what many see as a major boost for Barack Obama, former Republican Secretary of State Colin Powell has said he will vote for the US Democratic

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World leaders agree talks to reform financial system

US and European leaders have agreed to hold a series of world summits to discuss the challenges facing the global economy. George Bush met with

US and European leaders have agreed to hold a series of world summits to discuss the challenges facing the global economy. George Bush met with

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Portugal's Azores Islands go to the polls

Regional parliamentary elections are under way in the tiny Portuguese Azores Islands. With almost 200,000 islanders eligible to vote, the ballot

Regional parliamentary elections are under way in the tiny Portuguese Azores Islands. With almost 200,000 islanders eligible to vote, the ballot

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US to host first in series of emergency summits

George W Bush has announced he will host the first of a series of summits aimed at solving the global financial crisis. US and European leaders

George W Bush has announced he will host the first of a series of summits aimed at solving the global financial crisis. US and European leaders

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US campaign toughens as Obama lead narrows

As election day draws nearer and Democratic candidate Barack Obama’s lead in the opinion polls narrows, the battle for the White House is toughening

As election day draws nearer and Democratic candidate Barack Obama’s lead in the opinion polls narrows, the battle for the White House is toughening

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Thieves hack into French president's private account

It’s emerged thieves have been making fraudulent withdrawals from French president Nicolas Sarkozy’s private bank account. The news was confirmed

It’s emerged thieves have been making fraudulent withdrawals from French president Nicolas Sarkozy’s private bank account. The news was confirmed

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US and EU propose series of summits

US President George Bush has announced he will soon host an international summit to address the financial crisis, and a series of summits will take

US President George Bush has announced he will soon host an international summit to address the financial crisis, and a series of summits will take

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Czech government hammered in regional polls, weakened in Senate

The Czech government has suffered poor results in the first round of voting for the country’s senate. With a third of the Parliaments upper seats

The Czech government has suffered poor results in the first round of voting for the country’s senate. With a third of the Parliaments upper seats

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Belgian police dismantle people-trafficking gang

In the nick of time Belgian police have smashed a people-smuggling ring as it was on the point of bringing 200 people into Britain. 15 arrests were

In the nick of time Belgian police have smashed a people-smuggling ring as it was on the point of bringing 200 people into Britain. 15 arrests were

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First sentencing soon in Kercher case

The first of three people present the night British student Mederith Kercher died horribly in a flat in Perugia risks life imprisonment. Italian

The first of three people present the night British student Mederith Kercher died horribly in a flat in Perugia risks life imprisonment. Italian