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2008-11-22

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Obama admits tough economic times ahead

US President-elect Barack Obama says he knows it is up to him to save millions of American jobs . He is working on a two-year stimulus package to

US President-elect Barack Obama says he knows it is up to him to save millions of American jobs . He is working on a two-year stimulus package to

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Ukraine remembers Great Famine victims

Ukraine has been paying hommage to the millions of its people who died in the Great Famine of the 1930s. The leaders of Georgia, Lithuania, Latvia

Ukraine has been paying hommage to the millions of its people who died in the Great Famine of the 1930s. The leaders of Georgia, Lithuania, Latvia

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Philips axe jobs as Dutch government pumps billions into economy

The Dutch electronics giant Philips is to cut hundreds of jobs, blaming the global financial crisis. Philips employs some 32,000 people around the

The Dutch electronics giant Philips is to cut hundreds of jobs, blaming the global financial crisis. Philips employs some 32,000 people around the

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Tibet exiles support Dalai Lama

Tibet’s exiled leaders have agreed to continue with the Dalai Lama’s softly-softly approach to China, despite few signs of progress in talks with

Tibet’s exiled leaders have agreed to continue with the Dalai Lama’s softly-softly approach to China, despite few signs of progress in talks with

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Lebanon marks independence day

Lebanon has celebrated 65 years of independence, with a show of force and unity in the capital, Beirut. President Michel Suleiman, Prime Minister

Lebanon has celebrated 65 years of independence, with a show of force and unity in the capital, Beirut. President Michel Suleiman, Prime Minister

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APEC leaders meet in Peru amid high security

As 40,000 police officers patrol the capital of Peru, leaders from Asian and Pacific countries have been gathering for their weekend summit. Two

As 40,000 police officers patrol the capital of Peru, leaders from Asian and Pacific countries have been gathering for their weekend summit. Two

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Suspected liquid bomber reported killed in Pakistan

The man suspected of sparking the crackdown on the carrying of liquids on planes is reported to have been killed by a US missile strike in northern

The man suspected of sparking the crackdown on the carrying of liquids on planes is reported to have been killed by a US missile strike in northern

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Royal demands revote for Socialist leader race

The French Socialist Party has a new leader and a new crisis today. Martine Aubry, an old-guard ardent union supporter, and the architect of France’s

The French Socialist Party has a new leader and a new crisis today. Martine Aubry, an old-guard ardent union supporter, and the architect of France’s

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From net to plate: reinforcing fisheries protection in Europe.

Ensuring the survival of the fishing industry without gutting fish stocks is one of the big challenges facing Europe. The rules exist but enforcing

Ensuring the survival of the fishing industry without gutting fish stocks is one of the big challenges facing Europe. The rules exist but enforcing

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Obama administration continues to take shape

To help pull the US out of an economic nosedive, President-elect Barack Obama is set to name Timothy Geithner at the Treasury, according to media

To help pull the US out of an economic nosedive, President-elect Barack Obama is set to name Timothy Geithner at the Treasury, according to media

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Aubry wins French Socialists poll by a whisker

It could not have been much closer. Martine Aubry has won the all-female fight to become leader of France’s Socialists. According to the party

It could not have been much closer. Martine Aubry has won the all-female fight to become leader of France’s Socialists. According to the party

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Obama administration continues to take shape

To help pull the US out of an economic nosedive, President-elect Barack Obama is set to name Timothy Geithner at the Treasury, according to media

To help pull the US out of an economic nosedive, President-elect Barack Obama is set to name Timothy Geithner at the Treasury, according to media

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Islamist fighters hunt down Somali pirates

Not only are Somali pirates the scourge of international shipping. It appears they also have enemies closer to home. A group of suspects has been

Not only are Somali pirates the scourge of international shipping. It appears they also have enemies closer to home. A group of suspects has been

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EU billion euro boost for struggling African farmers

European Union ministers have agreed to grant a billion euros in agricultural aid to developing countries. African farmers are set to benefit from

European Union ministers have agreed to grant a billion euros in agricultural aid to developing countries. African farmers are set to benefit from