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2008-11-01

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McCain hopes Virginia stays Republican

Republican John McCain has taken his last-minute campaign blitz to Virginia. This is a state that has not gone Democratic in a presidential election

Republican John McCain has taken his last-minute campaign blitz to Virginia. This is a state that has not gone Democratic in a presidential election

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Japanese air force chief fired over war claims

Japan’s air force chief has been sacked over an essay in which he claimed his country had not been an agressor in Asian conflicts. In his article

Japan’s air force chief has been sacked over an essay in which he claimed his country had not been an agressor in Asian conflicts. In his article

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Obama searches for fortune in Nevada

In a final dash to hit the jackpot, Barack Obama has taken his battle for the White House to Nevada, home of the gambling capital Las

In a final dash to hit the jackpot, Barack Obama has taken his battle for the White House to Nevada, home of the gambling capital Las

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EU ready to send aid for refugees in eastern Congo

The French and British foreign ministers have gone to the Democratic Republic of Congo, and called on the country’s president to implement existing

The French and British foreign ministers have gone to the Democratic Republic of Congo, and called on the country’s president to implement existing

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Death threat against hostages in Cameroon lifted

Kidnappers in Cameroon have reportedly lifted a death threat against six French hostages, seized from an oil tanker on Friday. The leader of one

Kidnappers in Cameroon have reportedly lifted a death threat against six French hostages, seized from an oil tanker on Friday. The leader of one

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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

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

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

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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Al Qaeda chief reportedly killed

A suspected senior Al Qaeda figure in Pakistan has reportedly been killed in a US missile strike.   Egyptian Abu Jihad al-Masri, who has often

A suspected senior Al Qaeda figure in Pakistan has reportedly been killed in a US missile strike.   Egyptian Abu Jihad al-Masri, who has often

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Arnie and McCain join forces on the stump

John McCain enlisted the help of California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger to boost his presidential campaign in Ohio, a state critical to his hopes

John McCain enlisted the help of California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger to boost his presidential campaign in Ohio, a state critical to his hopes

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Obama chases votes in traditional Republican territory

Presidential frontrunner Barack Obama spent the day campaigning across the Midwest, as polls show that the Democrat is closing in on John McCain in

Presidential frontrunner Barack Obama spent the day campaigning across the Midwest, as polls show that the Democrat is closing in on John McCain in

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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

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

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Efforts to end crisis in DR Congo gather pace

Diplomatic moves to end the crisis in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo have gathered pace, as DRC President Joseph Kabila agreed to meet Rwandan

Diplomatic moves to end the crisis in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo have gathered pace, as DRC President Joseph Kabila agreed to meet Rwandan