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2008-11-02

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Spain and France join forces to tackle pirates

With piracy on the rise off the east coast of Africa, Spain and France have joined forces in an effort to tackle the problem. The countries’ defence

With piracy on the rise off the east coast of Africa, Spain and France have joined forces in an effort to tackle the problem. The countries’ defence

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Cars swept away in French floods

Flash floods in southeastern France have caused widespread damage. In several regions – including the Loire and the Rhone – dozens of vehicles were

Flash floods in southeastern France have caused widespread damage. In several regions – including the Loire and the Rhone – dozens of vehicles were

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Israel promises action on illegal settlements

The Israeli cabinet has promised to stop the funding of illegal Jewish settlements in the West Bank after an upsurge of violence. In Hebron, Jewish

The Israeli cabinet has promised to stop the funding of illegal Jewish settlements in the West Bank after an upsurge of violence. In Hebron, Jewish

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Russia hosts Nagorno-Karabakh talks

At talks near Moscow, the presidents of Russia, Armenia and Azerbaijan have signed a declaration of understanding on the breakaway region of

At talks near Moscow, the presidents of Russia, Armenia and Azerbaijan have signed a declaration of understanding on the breakaway region of

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Controversy of Spanish queen's "anti-gay" remarks

Spain’s Queen Sofia celebrates her 70th birthday today but not everyone in the country will be wishing her well after anti-gay comments attributed to

Spain’s Queen Sofia celebrates her 70th birthday today but not everyone in the country will be wishing her well after anti-gay comments attributed to

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Iraqis hope election will speed up troop pullout

The outcome of the US election is almost certain to have an impact on Iraq, with both candidates having differing views on the withdrawal of

The outcome of the US election is almost certain to have an impact on Iraq, with both candidates having differing views on the withdrawal of

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US candidates keen for a laugh

No one can say this US election campaign has been void of humour. Not only has Sarah Palin willingly taken part in spoofs about her image, she also

No one can say this US election campaign has been void of humour. Not only has Sarah Palin willingly taken part in spoofs about her image, she also

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Polls put six points between McCain and Obama

As the two main US presidential candidates line up for their final sprint in the race to the White House, new opinion polls today show there is a

As the two main US presidential candidates line up for their final sprint in the race to the White House, new opinion polls today show there is a

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Streams of mud through French villages

Heavy rain has caused misery in southern France, with several towns around the city of Lyon affected by flooding. Roads have been cut off and

Heavy rain has caused misery in southern France, with several towns around the city of Lyon affected by flooding. Roads have been cut off and

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Obama takes fight into Republican states

As the US presidential election campaign enters its final chapter, frontrunner Barack Obama has been campaigning in the Republican states of Nevada

As the US presidential election campaign enters its final chapter, frontrunner Barack Obama has been campaigning in the Republican states of Nevada

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Financial Crisis

More than a thousand demonstrators have marched in Reykjavik, furious at the role their country’s leaders have played in bringing financial chaos to

More than a thousand demonstrators have marched in Reykjavik, furious at the role their country’s leaders have played in bringing financial chaos to

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EU help for DRC, but no extra troops

The European Union has vowed to ease the growing humanitarian crisis in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, but stopped short of committing

The European Union has vowed to ease the growing humanitarian crisis in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, but stopped short of committing

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McCain still hopeful of US election victory

John McCain spent the day in Virginia and Pennsylvania, looking to inspire Republicans to go out and vote. Virginia usually backs the Republican’s

John McCain spent the day in Virginia and Pennsylvania, looking to inspire Republicans to go out and vote. Virginia usually backs the Republican’s