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2009-01-25

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European foreign ministers meet Middle-Eastern counterparts

In Brussels, European foreign ministers are meeting their counterparts from Turkey, Egypt, Jordan and the Palestinian National Authority. The

In Brussels, European foreign ministers are meeting their counterparts from Turkey, Egypt, Jordan and the Palestinian National Authority. The

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European foreign ministers meet Middle-Eastern counterparts

In Brussels, European foreign ministers are meeting their counterparts from Turkey, Egypt, Jordan and the Palestinian National Authority.   The talks

In Brussels, European foreign ministers are meeting their counterparts from Turkey, Egypt, Jordan and the Palestinian National Authority.   The talks

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Moderniser leads contest to head Russian church

And then there were three… Senior clergy have drawn up a shortlist of nominees to become the next patriarch of the Russian Orthodox Church. Way

And then there were three… Senior clergy have drawn up a shortlist of nominees to become the next patriarch of the Russian Orthodox Church. Way

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Bolivia votes on new constitution

In what is being hailed an “historic day for democracy” by Bolivia’s President Evo Morales, people are voting on a new constitution. Among other

In what is being hailed an “historic day for democracy” by Bolivia’s President Evo Morales, people are voting on a new constitution. Among other

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Fires burn in wake of storms in Spain

Parts of Spain that spent the start of the weekend in the grip of violent storms now face the threat of wildfires. Blazes caused by fallen power

Parts of Spain that spent the start of the weekend in the grip of violent storms now face the threat of wildfires. Blazes caused by fallen power

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France was 'better prepared' for devastating storms

In terms of sheer power, the latest storms were even more violent than those that devastated much of southwest France ten years ago. Authorities

In terms of sheer power, the latest storms were even more violent than those that devastated much of southwest France ten years ago. Authorities

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Iceland's commerce minister quits

The pressure is starting to show in Iceland’s government as protests continue over its handling of the country’s economic collapse. Thousands

The pressure is starting to show in Iceland’s government as protests continue over its handling of the country’s economic collapse. Thousands

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Brussels meets Mid East for Gaza talks

European and Middle Eastern foreign ministers are meeting in Brussels this evening to assess the reconstruction efforts necessary in Gaza. The

European and Middle Eastern foreign ministers are meeting in Brussels this evening to assess the reconstruction efforts necessary in Gaza. The

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Belgium prepares for creche killing march

Still in shock after Friday’s killings at a creche, Belgians will today march in solidarity with the victims. A constant flow of tributes has

Still in shock after Friday’s killings at a creche, Belgians will today march in solidarity with the victims. A constant flow of tributes has

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Strong feelings on abortion in San Francisco rallies

Activists on both sides of America’s highly-charged abortion debate have been making their voices heard in San Francisco. Thousands of

Activists on both sides of America’s highly-charged abortion debate have been making their voices heard in San Francisco. Thousands of

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Chinese celebrate Year of the Ox

Chinese New Year celebrations have got underway in Beijing and across the world. Hundreds of millions of people have been gearing up to welcome in

Chinese New Year celebrations have got underway in Beijing and across the world. Hundreds of millions of people have been gearing up to welcome in

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Russian Orthodox Church chooses new leader

Senior figures within the Russian Orthodox Church have gathered to pick a new leader for the first time since the collapse of the Soviet Union

Senior figures within the Russian Orthodox Church have gathered to pick a new leader for the first time since the collapse of the Soviet Union

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Europe's worst storms for decades kill 15

At least 15 people are known to have died as a result of the hurricane-strength winds that have swept through southwestern Europe since Friday

At least 15 people are known to have died as a result of the hurricane-strength winds that have swept through southwestern Europe since Friday

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Belgium searches for answers behind creche attack

Belgium continues to take in the shocking knife attack at a nursery, in which two babies and a woman were killed. Magistrates have charged a

Belgium continues to take in the shocking knife attack at a nursery, in which two babies and a woman were killed. Magistrates have charged a

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Three die in Highland avalanche

Three climbers have been killed in an avalanche in the Highlands of Scotland. Police say, in all, nine people in at least two separate parties

Three climbers have been killed in an avalanche in the Highlands of Scotland. Police say, in all, nine people in at least two separate parties

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Fierce European storms leave wave of devastation

At least 15 people have been killed in storms hitting Spain and France. At a sports centre in Barcelona four children died when it collapsed

At least 15 people have been killed in storms hitting Spain and France. At a sports centre in Barcelona four children died when it collapsed

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Bolivians get ready to vote on constitution

Bolivians vote on a new constitution on Sunday, which leftist President Evo Morales is hoping will radically transform the country. If approved

Bolivians vote on a new constitution on Sunday, which leftist President Evo Morales is hoping will radically transform the country. If approved