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2009-01-18

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German state vote boosts Merkel's chances

German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s ruling conservatives have received a welcome boost eight months before a national election. Her party won has

German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s ruling conservatives have received a welcome boost eight months before a national election. Her party won has

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Egypt summit vows to promote Gaza peace

World leaders meeting in Egypt have pledged to promote a lasting and just peace between Gaza and Israel as the fragile ceasefire continues to hold

World leaders meeting in Egypt have pledged to promote a lasting and just peace between Gaza and Israel as the fragile ceasefire continues to hold

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Hamas joins ceasefire

Israel had already declared an unilateral truce in Gaza when Hamas said on Sunday it would join the ceasefire, but there was condition: Israeli

Israel had already declared an unilateral truce in Gaza when Hamas said on Sunday it would join the ceasefire, but there was condition: Israeli

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Gaza families recover from three weeks of war

After three weeks of constant bombardment the people of Gaza are picking up the pieces of their shattered lives. The Isareli bombardment destroyed

After three weeks of constant bombardment the people of Gaza are picking up the pieces of their shattered lives. The Isareli bombardment destroyed

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Merkel ally wins Hessen poll

The first step towards Germany’s general election in September started today . Roland Koch, a close ally of Chancellor Angela Merkel faced the

The first step towards Germany’s general election in September started today . Roland Koch, a close ally of Chancellor Angela Merkel faced the

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Sporadic rocket fire peppers southern Israel

Rocket fire continues to pepper southern Israel despite efforts on both sides to bring the conflict in Gaza to a peaceful end. The attacks are

Rocket fire continues to pepper southern Israel despite efforts on both sides to bring the conflict in Gaza to a peaceful end. The attacks are

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Obama prepares for inauguration

US President-elect Barack Obama has attended a ceremony at Arlington National cemetery on his first official engagement since arriving in Washington

US President-elect Barack Obama has attended a ceremony at Arlington National cemetery on his first official engagement since arriving in Washington

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Egypt host post-Gaza summit

Diplomatic moves to shore up the fragile ceasefire in Gaza are underway hosted by Egypt, but Israel has declined an invitation to attend

Diplomatic moves to shore up the fragile ceasefire in Gaza are underway hosted by Egypt, but Israel has declined an invitation to attend

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Hamas announces Gaza ceasefire

The Palestinian militant group Hamas has announced an immediate ceasefire, giving the Israeli forces a week to withdraw from the Gaza Strip. The

The Palestinian militant group Hamas has announced an immediate ceasefire, giving the Israeli forces a week to withdraw from the Gaza Strip. The

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Crashed US plane raised from the Hudson

Salvage experts have been working to raise the crashed US Airways plane from its icy moorings in the New York’s Hudson River. One engine is still

Salvage experts have been working to raise the crashed US Airways plane from its icy moorings in the New York’s Hudson River. One engine is still

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Israel declares unilateral ceasefire in Gaza

Israel has started a unilateral ceasefire in Gaza, three weeks after launching a full-scale assault against Hamas. Prime Minister Ehud Olmert

Israel has started a unilateral ceasefire in Gaza, three weeks after launching a full-scale assault against Hamas. Prime Minister Ehud Olmert

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Despite Israeli ceasefire, Gaza is still under attack

Israeli warplanes have hit back after reports of Hamas firing rockets into Israel. The end to the three week campaign should have come in the

Israeli warplanes have hit back after reports of Hamas firing rockets into Israel. The end to the three week campaign should have come in the

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Merkel boost from Hesse poll

Voters in Germany’s western state of Hess go to the polls today in a vote which is expected to boost German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Opinion

Voters in Germany’s western state of Hess go to the polls today in a vote which is expected to boost German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Opinion

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Russia and Ukraine end their gas dispute

After marathon talks, Russia and Ukraine have reached a deal in their long running gas dispute. With a freezing Europe hoping for a result

After marathon talks, Russia and Ukraine have reached a deal in their long running gas dispute. With a freezing Europe hoping for a result

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Obama's train ride to Washington

The Obama train has rolled in to Washington, three days before his inauguration as US president. The President-elect took a vintage train car to

The Obama train has rolled in to Washington, three days before his inauguration as US president. The President-elect took a vintage train car to

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Three weeks of fighting - the story of the Israeli offensive

It was December 27 when Israel launched its first wave of air and missile attacks on targets across Gaza. Initially Hamas police compounds bore

It was December 27 when Israel launched its first wave of air and missile attacks on targets across Gaza. Initially Hamas police compounds bore

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German election marathon opens today

The first step towards Germany’s general election in September starts today . Roland Koch is facing the ballot box in the state of Hesse. The

The first step towards Germany’s general election in September starts today . Roland Koch is facing the ballot box in the state of Hesse. The

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Israel declares victory in Gaza war

Israel is declaring victory in its three week offensive in Gaza. The joy of Israeli soldiers is clear as Isarel’s unilateral ceasefire begins

Israel is declaring victory in its three week offensive in Gaza. The joy of Israeli soldiers is clear as Isarel’s unilateral ceasefire begins