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2008-11-29

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Thai grenade attack injures 34

A grenade has exploded among protestors outside government house in Bangkok, wounding 34 people. The grenade landed near the prime minister’s

A grenade has exploded among protestors outside government house in Bangkok, wounding 34 people. The grenade landed near the prime minister’s

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Mumbai attacks - a "blow-by-blow" account

The carnage in Mumbai began on Wednesday evening as the heavily-armed gunmen arrived on shore in dinghies, possibly launched from an outlying

The carnage in Mumbai began on Wednesday evening as the heavily-armed gunmen arrived on shore in dinghies, possibly launched from an outlying

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Pakistan pledges help over Mumbai attacks

Pakistan’s President Asif Ali Zardari has vowed to act swiftly if evidence emerges that groups or individuals from his country were involved in the

Pakistan’s President Asif Ali Zardari has vowed to act swiftly if evidence emerges that groups or individuals from his country were involved in the

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Anatomy of an attack: the horror of Mumbai

It is only now, as the hotel sieges in Mumbai have come to an end, that the world is getting a glimpse inside India’s 9/11. Newly-released video

It is only now, as the hotel sieges in Mumbai have come to an end, that the world is getting a glimpse inside India’s 9/11. Newly-released video

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Economic protests spark clashes in Turkey

There have been clashes in Turkey as the country’s two largest unions took to the streets to protest against spiralling prices and a possible

There have been clashes in Turkey as the country’s two largest unions took to the streets to protest against spiralling prices and a possible

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Credit crisis overshadows Romanian elections

The spectre of economic crisis hangs over this weekend’s election in Romania. The hoardings are out in the streets and the people are preparing to

The spectre of economic crisis hangs over this weekend’s election in Romania. The hoardings are out in the streets and the people are preparing to

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Thai police retreat as airport protesters tighten grip

Police have been forced to abandon a checkpoint as anti-government demonstrators tighten their siege of Bangkok’s international airport. Security

Police have been forced to abandon a checkpoint as anti-government demonstrators tighten their siege of Bangkok’s international airport. Security

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Store worker killed in Christmas shopping stampede

It is traditionally known as ‘Black Friday’, and this year the annual kick-off to the Christmas shopping season in the United States has taken a

It is traditionally known as ‘Black Friday’, and this year the annual kick-off to the Christmas shopping season in the United States has taken a

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OPEC set to delay further production cut

OPEC looks set to delay any further cuts in oil production until December as the cartel meets in Egypt to assess the impact of its last supply

OPEC looks set to delay any further cuts in oil production until December as the cartel meets in Egypt to assess the impact of its last supply

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Mumbai hotel siege ends; attack toll reaches 195

The first pictures have emerged from inside the battle-scarred Taj Mahal hotel, now that police in Mumbai say the siege there is over. It marks the

The first pictures have emerged from inside the battle-scarred Taj Mahal hotel, now that police in Mumbai say the siege there is over. It marks the

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Peace talks renewed in RD Congo

Peace talks go on in the Democratic Republic of Congo with a glimmer of hope. The former Nigerian president, Olusegun Obasanjo, now a UN special

Peace talks go on in the Democratic Republic of Congo with a glimmer of hope. The former Nigerian president, Olusegun Obasanjo, now a UN special

Europe

Climate change rebels

Responding to climate change against the current of economic crisis… Some of the European Union’s politicians question whether pressing ahead with

Responding to climate change against the current of economic crisis… Some of the European Union’s politicians question whether pressing ahead with

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Terror attack tourists head home

European tourists caught up in India’s Mumbai terror attacks have started making their way back home. There was both joy and tears as around 60

European tourists caught up in India’s Mumbai terror attacks have started making their way back home. There was both joy and tears as around 60

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Kosovo releases German security agents

Three German men accused of throwing an explosive device at EU offices in Kosovo have been released. The case attracted widespread attention after

Three German men accused of throwing an explosive device at EU offices in Kosovo have been released. The case attracted widespread attention after

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India says Taj Mahal siege is over

The long drawn-out siege at Mumbai’s landmark Taj Mahal hotel is over, say Indian authorities. This, as the death toll from the series of attacks

The long drawn-out siege at Mumbai’s landmark Taj Mahal hotel is over, say Indian authorities. This, as the death toll from the series of attacks