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2009-03-14

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Four Sudan aid workers freed

Four aid workers with the French based charity Medecins sans Frontieres have been released and are now in the Sudanese capital Khartoum. They

Four aid workers with the French based charity Medecins sans Frontieres have been released and are now in the Sudanese capital Khartoum. They

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Four Sudan aid workers freed

Four aid workers with the French based charity Medecins sans Frontieres have been released and are now in the Sudanese capital Khartoum. They

Four aid workers with the French based charity Medecins sans Frontieres have been released and are now in the Sudanese capital Khartoum. They

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Belgium's schools get a security shake-up

The Belgian government is spending millions of euros on measures to keep schools safe from violence. Part of the plan, costing 1.5 million, is

The Belgian government is spending millions of euros on measures to keep schools safe from violence. Part of the plan, costing 1.5 million, is

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Three arrested over soldiers' murder

Three men have been arrested over a gun attack which killed British two soldiers outside Massereene barracks in Northern Ireland last week.

Three men have been arrested over a gun attack which killed British two soldiers outside Massereene barracks in Northern Ireland last week.

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Europe finance ministers aim for united front

European finance ministers are pledging a sustained effort to pull the world’s economies out of recession. The summit in the south of England was

European finance ministers are pledging a sustained effort to pull the world’s economies out of recession. The summit in the south of England was

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No reports of violence on anniversary of Tibet riots

The anniversary of rioting in Tibet has passed with no reports of violence, but with a warning to the West from Beijing not to meddle in its affairs

The anniversary of rioting in Tibet has passed with no reports of violence, but with a warning to the West from Beijing not to meddle in its affairs

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Opposition claims power: President refuses to resign

The political thrust and parry has heated up in Madagascar, but the stand-off continues. The opposition claims it has presidential authority

The political thrust and parry has heated up in Madagascar, but the stand-off continues. The opposition claims it has presidential authority

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El Salvador votes in ground-breaking election Sunday

El Salvador goes to the polls on Sunday to elect a new President and for the first time in almost twenty years, the left has a real chance of

El Salvador goes to the polls on Sunday to elect a new President and for the first time in almost twenty years, the left has a real chance of

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Fears of violence, as opposition claims victory in Madagascar

Fears of renewed violence grow in Madagascar, as the political power struggle heats up. The opposition says it has assumed presidential authority

Fears of renewed violence grow in Madagascar, as the political power struggle heats up. The opposition says it has assumed presidential authority

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4 Aid hostages to be freed soon

Four aid workers with the French based charity Medecins sans Frontieres will be freed soon, according to the Sudanese government. They include

Four aid workers with the French based charity Medecins sans Frontieres will be freed soon, according to the Sudanese government. They include

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Poisoning suspect could be Olympic City Mayor

The prime suspect in the murder of Kremlin critic Alexander Litvinenko could become the next mayor of the Russian Olympic city of Sochi. Andrei

The prime suspect in the murder of Kremlin critic Alexander Litvinenko could become the next mayor of the Russian Olympic city of Sochi. Andrei

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Rifts at G20 meet about how to save economies

Ministers from some of the richest nations are meeting in the UK, amid rifts about how to save the world’s economies. They, along with central

Ministers from some of the richest nations are meeting in the UK, amid rifts about how to save the world’s economies. They, along with central

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Russian tourists killed in Vietnam bus crash

A bus has crashed in south Vietnam, with 24 Russian tourists and two Vietnamese women on board. Local sources say at least eleven people were

A bus has crashed in south Vietnam, with 24 Russian tourists and two Vietnamese women on board. Local sources say at least eleven people were

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Portugal's government under fire in huge protest

Demanding more jobs, more rights and better salaries, up to 200,000 people have marched in Lisbon in what unions say is the biggest protest of its

Demanding more jobs, more rights and better salaries, up to 200,000 people have marched in Lisbon in what unions say is the biggest protest of its

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Doubts over release of foreign aid workers in Darfur

Despite reassurances from Rome, doubts remain over whether a Canadian nurse, an Italian doctor and a French aid worker have been released by

Despite reassurances from Rome, doubts remain over whether a Canadian nurse, an Italian doctor and a French aid worker have been released by

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Genetically-selected baby heals brother in Spain

In the first such case of its type in Spain, the gift of life has been given to a seven-year-old boy by his newly born baby brother. Doctors

In the first such case of its type in Spain, the gift of life has been given to a seven-year-old boy by his newly born baby brother. Doctors

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Divisions as G20 ministers prepare economic summit

On the surface it is all very cordial but the world’s economic powers are struggling to agree a response to the worst downturn in decades. G20

On the surface it is all very cordial but the world’s economic powers are struggling to agree a response to the worst downturn in decades. G20

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Hoax threats after German school shooting rampage

Hoax threats have spread fear across Germany, with police on high alert after Wednesday’s deadly shooting spree. The scene of the rampage at

Hoax threats have spread fear across Germany, with police on high alert after Wednesday’s deadly shooting spree. The scene of the rampage at