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2009-03-08

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Europe's "secret 3" meet to hatch strategy

Three European nations that practice secret banking, two of whom are also tax havens, are meeting to decide on a joint strategy ahead of April’s G20

Three European nations that practice secret banking, two of whom are also tax havens, are meeting to decide on a joint strategy ahead of April’s G20

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Brazil attacks church opposition to girl abortion

Brazil’s President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has been drawn into a row over an abortion carried out on a nine year-old girl who was raped by her

Brazil’s President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has been drawn into a row over an abortion carried out on a nine year-old girl who was raped by her

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Gunmen massacre two British soldiers in N.Ireland

A hunt is underway for gunmen who shot dead two British soldiers in Northern Ireland. The victims were mown down as they collected a takeaway meal

A hunt is underway for gunmen who shot dead two British soldiers in Northern Ireland. The victims were mown down as they collected a takeaway meal

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Israeli ex-president Katsav to face rape charges

The Israeli Justice Ministry says it will charge the former president Moshe Katsav with rape, other sex offences and obstruction of justice

The Israeli Justice Ministry says it will charge the former president Moshe Katsav with rape, other sex offences and obstruction of justice

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Northern Ireland - A history of violence

Despite enjoying a decade of relative peace, memories of Northern Ireland’s violent history remain fresh and are stil very raw. Bloody Sunday is

Despite enjoying a decade of relative peace, memories of Northern Ireland’s violent history remain fresh and are stil very raw. Bloody Sunday is

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Chile and Argentina unite against UK Antarctic claim

There is nothing like a joint cause to help old rivals put aside their differences. Which may be why Chile and Argentina are coming together to

There is nothing like a joint cause to help old rivals put aside their differences. Which may be why Chile and Argentina are coming together to

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Deadly suicide attack in Baghdad

A suicide bomber has killed 28 people at a police recruitment centre in the Iraqi capital Baghdad. At least 57 other people were injured in the

A suicide bomber has killed 28 people at a police recruitment centre in the Iraqi capital Baghdad. At least 57 other people were injured in the

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Two British soldiers killed in N.Ireland attack

The British prime minister has condemned as “evil and cowardly” an attack on a Northern Ireland army base in which two British soldiers died. Four

The British prime minister has condemned as “evil and cowardly” an attack on a Northern Ireland army base in which two British soldiers died. Four

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North Koreans go to the polls

It is polling day in North Korea as the people vote for a members of the country’s parliament.   But it is not a true democratic vote in any Western

It is polling day in North Korea as the people vote for a members of the country’s parliament.   But it is not a true democratic vote in any Western

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Sudanese President visits Darfur

The Sudanese President Omar Hassan Al Bashir is in Darfur to rally support following condemnation of his decision to kick international aid agencies

The Sudanese President Omar Hassan Al Bashir is in Darfur to rally support following condemnation of his decision to kick international aid agencies

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Two dead in N.Ireland army base shooting

Two British military personnel were shot dead and four people seriously wounded in an attack at an army base in Northern Ireland. The attack, at

Two British military personnel were shot dead and four people seriously wounded in an attack at an army base in Northern Ireland. The attack, at

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Guantanamo detainee makes more torture claims

A freed Guantanamo Bay prisoner has made more accusations that British intelligence were complicit in his torture. Binyam Mohamed claimed MI5 sent

A freed Guantanamo Bay prisoner has made more accusations that British intelligence were complicit in his torture. Binyam Mohamed claimed MI5 sent

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Sudan's al-Bashir defies arrest call

The President of Sudan has openly defied calls for his arrest, and defended his decision to expel aid workers from his country. Omar Hassan al-Bashir

The President of Sudan has openly defied calls for his arrest, and defended his decision to expel aid workers from his country. Omar Hassan al-Bashir