BREAKING NEWS

2009-01-17

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Hamas vows to fight on

Hamas leaders-in-exile vowed to fight on until Israel met their demands: a truce in return for Israeli troops pulling out, and an end to a crippling

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Tsvangirai back in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe’s opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai has arrived back in his country after two months away. He has returned to see if new talks –

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Ceasefire in Gaza "imminent"

Sources in Israel say a ceasefire in Gaza is imminent. It is reported that Prime Minister Ehud Olmert called the Egyptian leader Hosni Mubarak to

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Obama's train ride to history

Barack Obama has warned Americans they face a great challenge, as he prepares to become President in three days’ time. He will take office during

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"Last-ditch" gas talks in Moscow

The Ukrainian Prime Minister Iulia Timoshenko has flown to Moscow, for what are being called ‘last-ditch talks’ to solve Europe’s mid-winter gas

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Merkel focused on Hesse election

Campaigning is drawing to an end in the regional election for the German region of Hesse. Chancellor Angela Merkel has been on the campaign trail on

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Obama warns worse to come

America is optimistic with a new president about to take over – but Barack Obama has warned that more economic woes lie ahead. The US Senate has