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2008-10-25

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German agriculture minister to lead Bavaria

German agriculture minister Horst Seehofer has been elected as party leader of Bavaria’s Christian conservatives. The victory is widely expected to

German agriculture minister Horst Seehofer has been elected as party leader of Bavaria’s Christian conservatives. The victory is widely expected to

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Georgian Regional Governor assassinated

Georgian Regional Governor Giorgi Mebonia has been assassinated near the de facto border with the breakaway region of Abkhazia. Three Georgian

Georgian Regional Governor Giorgi Mebonia has been assassinated near the de facto border with the breakaway region of Abkhazia. Three Georgian

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China calls for world action on financial crisis

At the final session of the Asia-Europe summit China has called for governments to do whatever it takes to limit the damage caused by the global

At the final session of the Asia-Europe summit China has called for governments to do whatever it takes to limit the damage caused by the global

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Italians mobilise against education reforms

A massive rally has taken place in central Rome to protest against Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi’s government. It was organised by the country’s

A massive rally has taken place in central Rome to protest against Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi’s government. It was organised by the country’s

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Abbas sends more Palestinian police to Hebron

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has deployed an extra 550 soldiers in Hebron, the West Bank’s largest city. While the stated aim is to

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has deployed an extra 550 soldiers in Hebron, the West Bank’s largest city. While the stated aim is to

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Obama resumes campaign, Palin quizzed over abuse

After visiting his sick grandmother in Hawaii Democrat Senator Barak Obama was back on the campaign trail as the US Presidential race enters its

After visiting his sick grandmother in Hawaii Democrat Senator Barak Obama was back on the campaign trail as the US Presidential race enters its

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Albania and Croatia step closer to NATO

US President George Bush has signed agreements which put Albania and Croatia a step closer to joining NATO. The White House saying the two countries

US President George Bush has signed agreements which put Albania and Croatia a step closer to joining NATO. The White House saying the two countries

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Asia and EU leaders meet amid recession fears

Asian and European leaders have gathered for a second day of their forty three nation summit facing the massive task of propping up panic-stricken

Asian and European leaders have gathered for a second day of their forty three nation summit facing the massive task of propping up panic-stricken

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An Axle-to-Grind - Germany's high-speed train recall

Germany’s rail operator Deutsche Bahn has taken nearly 25 per cent of its high-speed train fleet out of service following a derailment. The news

Germany’s rail operator Deutsche Bahn has taken nearly 25 per cent of its high-speed train fleet out of service following a derailment. The news

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Palin pleads her case in abuse-of-power inquiry

The US Republican vice-presidential candidate took time out from campaigning to give her side of the ‘Troopergate’ controversy to Alaska’s Personnel

The US Republican vice-presidential candidate took time out from campaigning to give her side of the ‘Troopergate’ controversy to Alaska’s Personnel

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Wall St Blues: US/European markets at five-year low

There might have been the normal applause as the bell brought share dealing to a close in New York – but the numbers showed there was little to smile

There might have been the normal applause as the bell brought share dealing to a close in New York – but the numbers showed there was little to smile