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2008-11-08

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Indonesia executes Bali bombers

Three men sentenced to death for the Bali bombings in 2002 have been executed in Indonesia. Imam Samudra, Amrozi Nurhasyim, and Ali Ghufron Mukhlas

Three men sentenced to death for the Bali bombings in 2002 have been executed in Indonesia. Imam Samudra, Amrozi Nurhasyim, and Ali Ghufron Mukhlas

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Teachers: Portuguese government must do better

Portugal’s teachers have descended on Lisbon en masse. More than 100,000 staff from all over the country gathered for a rally in the centre of the

Portugal’s teachers have descended on Lisbon en masse. More than 100,000 staff from all over the country gathered for a rally in the centre of the

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Teachers: Portuguese govt must do better

Portugal’s teachers have descended on Lisbon en masse. More than 100,000 staff from all over the country gathered for a rally in the centre of the

Portugal’s teachers have descended on Lisbon en masse. More than 100,000 staff from all over the country gathered for a rally in the centre of the

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Brazil demands: "Hear Our Voice" on financial crisis

The President of Brazil says large emerging economies, like his own country, should have a greater say in global financial governance. Luis Inacio

The President of Brazil says large emerging economies, like his own country, should have a greater say in global financial governance. Luis Inacio

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Death toll rises after Haiti school collapse

The number of people killed in the collapse of a school in Haiti’s capital has risen to more than 80. There is a race against the clock for rescuers

The number of people killed in the collapse of a school in Haiti’s capital has risen to more than 80. There is a race against the clock for rescuers

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Iran criticises Obama on nuclear issue

Iran has reacted angrily to comments from the US President-elect. Iran’s parliamentary speaker Ali Larijani said the US is “walking the same wrong

Iran has reacted angrily to comments from the US President-elect. Iran’s parliamentary speaker Ali Larijani said the US is “walking the same wrong

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Hundreds flee fighting in East DR Congo

Hundreds of people are running for their lives, after the latest violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo. On foot, wheeling bicycles, carrying

Hundreds of people are running for their lives, after the latest violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo. On foot, wheeling bicycles, carrying

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Hurricane strengthens over Cayman Islands

A hurricane has gathered strength over the Cayman Islands in the Caribbean and is heading towards Cuba. Officials are warning that Hurricane Paloma

A hurricane has gathered strength over the Cayman Islands in the Caribbean and is heading towards Cuba. Officials are warning that Hurricane Paloma

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Death toll rises after Haiti school collapse

A frantic search for survivors is continuing in the Haitian capital, Port-au-Prince, after a school collapsed killing at least 80 people, most of

A frantic search for survivors is continuing in the Haitian capital, Port-au-Prince, after a school collapsed killing at least 80 people, most of

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Change of government in New Zealand

Nine years of Labour rule in New Zealand have been brought to an end by the main opposition National Party’s victory in the country’s general

Nine years of Labour rule in New Zealand have been brought to an end by the main opposition National Party’s victory in the country’s general

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Spain to deport Bin Laden's son

Omar Bin Laden, the son of Al Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden, is to be deported today from Spain. According to his lawyer and his wife, the Spanish

Omar Bin Laden, the son of Al Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden, is to be deported today from Spain. According to his lawyer and his wife, the Spanish

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Obama makes economy top priority

Finding solutions to the financial crisis will be Barack Obama’s top priority as US president. In his first address since winning the election, the

Finding solutions to the financial crisis will be Barack Obama’s top priority as US president. In his first address since winning the election, the

Europe

EU Blue Card set to ease legal immigration woes

Across Europe highly skilled workers are at a premium. In order to attract talent from outside the EU the Union is looking to introduce the European

Across Europe highly skilled workers are at a premium. In order to attract talent from outside the EU the Union is looking to introduce the European

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Europe prepares its case for economy summit

Despite some differences of opinion, EU countries will go to next week’s Washington economic summit with a common position insists French President

Despite some differences of opinion, EU countries will go to next week’s Washington economic summit with a common position insists French President

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Peacekeepers helpless as fresh violence rocks DR Congo

More Congolese civilians have been fleeing refugee camps after a fresh bout of violence between government and rebel forces. With machine-gun and

More Congolese civilians have been fleeing refugee camps after a fresh bout of violence between government and rebel forces. With machine-gun and

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Scores of children killed in Haiti school collapse

A school has collapsed in Haiti killing at least 50 people, most of them children. Rescue workers also say that more than 120 people were injured, 20

A school has collapsed in Haiti killing at least 50 people, most of them children. Rescue workers also say that more than 120 people were injured, 20