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2009-02-04

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Obama: We don't want trade war

Barack Obama appears to be backing away from the risk of triggering a trade war. The US President has hinted that a controversial “Buy American”

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Tamil Tigers urged to surrender

Sri Lanka’s Tamil Tiger rebels are being urged to consider surrendering to advancing government troops. International mediators to the country – the

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Tax row hits Obama's dream team

Former US Senator Tom Daschle has withdrawn his candidature as President Barack Obama’s new health secretary after a row over unpaid taxes. “It was

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Uribe slammed by freed hostage

The latest hostage to be released by Colombian rebels has launched a stinging attack on the country’s president. Former local governor Alan Jara had