BREAKING NEWS

2008-11-01

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Massive early voting in US

About 20 million ballots have already been cast in the US elections, with more than 30 states allowing early voting. It is estimated that one third

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Scramble for peace in DR Congo

As a fragile ceasefire continues to hold in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo, people displaced by recent fighting struggle to find food

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German metalworkers down tools

Thousands of metalworkers in Germany have gone on strike over a pay dispute. Some 5,000 workers who make Audi vehicles at two plants are among

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Offer on the table for Alitalia

The Italian consortium set to save the stricken carrier Alitalia has made a final offer for the airline despite union opposition. The Italian Air