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2009-02-21

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Italian left elects new leader

Italy’s opposition Democratic Party has elected a new leader as it seeks to mount a challenge in June’s European elections. Dario Franceschini

Italy’s opposition Democratic Party has elected a new leader as it seeks to mount a challenge in June’s European elections. Dario Franceschini

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Italian left elects new leader

Italy’s opposition Democratic Party has elected a new leader as it seeks to mount a challenge in June’s European elections. Dario Franceschini

Italy’s opposition Democratic Party has elected a new leader as it seeks to mount a challenge in June’s European elections. Dario Franceschini

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Paris marches in support of Guadeloupe

Thousands of people have taken to the streets of the French capital to show their solidarity with protestors in France’s overseas departments.

Thousands of people have taken to the streets of the French capital to show their solidarity with protestors in France’s overseas departments.

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US spells out strategy with China

The US is pledging to work closely with China on dealing with the global financial crisis. On a visit to Beijing, Secretary of State Hillary

The US is pledging to work closely with China on dealing with the global financial crisis. On a visit to Beijing, Secretary of State Hillary

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We're in a credit crunch, not a creative crunch

We may be in the throes of a recession, but that does not mean that creativity has to be affected. That is the message from top designers as

We may be in the throes of a recession, but that does not mean that creativity has to be affected. That is the message from top designers as

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No barriers at Slovakian train/bus crash crossing

An investigation is underway in Slovakia after a bus collided with a train, killing at least 11 people. Some reports put the death toll at 13

An investigation is underway in Slovakia after a bus collided with a train, killing at least 11 people. Some reports put the death toll at 13

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Rocket attack underlines Netanyahu's challenges

A rocket attack on northern Israel from southern Lebanon has highlighted the security challenges facing the incoming Israeli government. Three people

A rocket attack on northern Israel from southern Lebanon has highlighted the security challenges facing the incoming Israeli government. Three people

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Tibet freed = statues returned, YSL pal tells China

The art collection of the late fashion designer Yves Saint Laurent, which is to be sold by auction, is proving to be a big draw in Paris. Hundreds of

The art collection of the late fashion designer Yves Saint Laurent, which is to be sold by auction, is proving to be a big draw in Paris. Hundreds of

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US tries to keep Kyrgyzstan air base open

Kyrgyzstan may have given the US military its marching orders, but Washington says the matter is far from closed. It says it still believes it can

Kyrgyzstan may have given the US military its marching orders, but Washington says the matter is far from closed. It says it still believes it can

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Moderate Basque party office fire bombed

An office of a moderate nationalist Basque party has been damaged in a bomb attack in the latest sign of anger over the banning of groups accused of

An office of a moderate nationalist Basque party has been damaged in a bomb attack in the latest sign of anger over the banning of groups accused of

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Exchange of fire across Israel/Lebanon border

Israel says it has fired on targets in southern Lebanon after a rocket landed in the north of its territory. At least three Israelis were

Israel says it has fired on targets in southern Lebanon after a rocket landed in the north of its territory. At least three Israelis were

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Clinton: US and China can "help lead world recovery"

Hillary Clinton says Washington and Beijing could help the world recover from the financial crisis by working together. The comments from the

Hillary Clinton says Washington and Beijing could help the world recover from the financial crisis by working together. The comments from the

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Cautious response to Netanyahu's new role

Palestinian leaders have reacted with caution to news that right-wing leader Benjamin Netanyahu has accepted a mandate to form Israel’s next

Palestinian leaders have reacted with caution to news that right-wing leader Benjamin Netanyahu has accepted a mandate to form Israel’s next

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Italian firm wins control of Spanish energy giant

Enel, the Italian energy group has sealed a controversial 11 billion euro deal to take control of Spanish energy giant Endesa after a three year

Enel, the Italian energy group has sealed a controversial 11 billion euro deal to take control of Spanish energy giant Endesa after a three year

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Clinton: China and US must forge closer ties

The US and China must forge closer ties, the American Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has said on a visit to Beijing. Cooperation on a range of

The US and China must forge closer ties, the American Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has said on a visit to Beijing. Cooperation on a range of