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2008-11-23

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Sombre Georgia marks 5th anniversary

Georgia has been marking the fifth anniversary of its so-called Rose Revolution, with calls for unity after the catastrophic war with Russia. Defeat

Georgia has been marking the fifth anniversary of its so-called Rose Revolution, with calls for unity after the catastrophic war with Russia. Defeat

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Brown to defend economic stimulus plan

Christmas is coming, but there is little cheer in the British economy with recession looming. Tomorrow the government is expected to announce plans

Christmas is coming, but there is little cheer in the British economy with recession looming. Tomorrow the government is expected to announce plans

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Allegations over Georgian border incident

The presidents of Georgia and Poland say they came under fire tonight from Russian troops in South Ossetia on their way to visit a refugee

The presidents of Georgia and Poland say they came under fire tonight from Russian troops in South Ossetia on their way to visit a refugee

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Dream holiday turns into nightmare

A Turkish resort owner has made more than 100 elderly European tourists pay for the failure of their travel company. The French and Belgian

A Turkish resort owner has made more than 100 elderly European tourists pay for the failure of their travel company. The French and Belgian

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Failed coup in Guinea Bissau

An attempted coup in the West African republic of Guinea Bissau has failed. The authorities are clearing up after armed soldiers attacked the

An attempted coup in the West African republic of Guinea Bissau has failed. The authorities are clearing up after armed soldiers attacked the

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Soldiers mutiny in Guinea Bissau

Rebel soldiers have attacked the presidential residence in Guinea Bissau, killing at least one person and wounding another. Reports from the capital

Rebel soldiers have attacked the presidential residence in Guinea Bissau, killing at least one person and wounding another. Reports from the capital

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Socialist split dominates French political scene

France’s Socialist Party remains split down the middle this weekend over support for leadership candidates Segolene Royal and Martine Aubry

France’s Socialist Party remains split down the middle this weekend over support for leadership candidates Segolene Royal and Martine Aubry

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Britain's "buy now, pay later" recession solution

Britain’s Prime Minister is expected to defend a plan to pour more than 25 billion euros of borrowed money into the economy. As new tax cuts are

Britain’s Prime Minister is expected to defend a plan to pour more than 25 billion euros of borrowed money into the economy. As new tax cuts are

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Berlin silent on Kosovo spy charges

Germany has refused to comment on allegations that three of its citizens arrested in Kosovo on bomb charges are secret agents. The three men are

Germany has refused to comment on allegations that three of its citizens arrested in Kosovo on bomb charges are secret agents. The three men are

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Obama's cabinet takes shape

US President-elect Barack Obama now has his economic team in place. The two economic gurus charged with rescuing the economy and stemming the

US President-elect Barack Obama now has his economic team in place. The two economic gurus charged with rescuing the economy and stemming the

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Leadership row sparks warfare among French Socialists

Political warfare has broken out in France’s opposition Socialist Party after Martine Aubry’s razor-thin victory in a leadership election. Amid

Political warfare has broken out in France’s opposition Socialist Party after Martine Aubry’s razor-thin victory in a leadership election. Amid

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No comment from Germany over Kosovo spy reports

Are they German intelligence officers? Press reports have sparked speculation about three men arrested on suspicion of throwing explosives at a

Are they German intelligence officers? Press reports have sparked speculation about three men arrested on suspicion of throwing explosives at a

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APEC leaders back free markets

Leaders from the Americas and Asia have defended the role of free markets in the face of the financial crisis. Meeting in Peru, the APEC group said

Leaders from the Americas and Asia have defended the role of free markets in the face of the financial crisis. Meeting in Peru, the APEC group said

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Bush bids Medvedev farewell

Holding his final talks with a Russian leader before leaving office, US President George W. Bush said he had worked hard to make it a “cordial

Holding his final talks with a Russian leader before leaving office, US President George W. Bush said he had worked hard to make it a “cordial

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Spotlight on Chavez in Venezuela regional polls

The stakes are high as Venezuela votes today, in what is being seen as a key test of public support for Hugo Chavez’s self-styled socialist

The stakes are high as Venezuela votes today, in what is being seen as a key test of public support for Hugo Chavez’s self-styled socialist