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2009-03-15

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El Salvadoreans go to the polls

Throughout El Salvador, voters are going to the polls to elect a new President. Tens of thousands of residents who emigrated to the US have flown

Throughout El Salvador, voters are going to the polls to elect a new President. Tens of thousands of residents who emigrated to the US have flown

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OPEC says wait & see on more cuts

The Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries OPEC meeting in Vienna has decided against further cuts in production. It had been suggested

The Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries OPEC meeting in Vienna has decided against further cuts in production. It had been suggested

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Northern Ireland weeps; Republicans riot

Locals have left floral tributes outside the army base in Northern Ireland, where violence first struck the province, after more than a decade of

Locals have left floral tributes outside the army base in Northern Ireland, where violence first struck the province, after more than a decade of

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Madagascar opposition leader claims army support

There have been new calls for Madagascar’s beleaguered President Ravalomanana to stand down. He is offering a referendum as a way out of the

There have been new calls for Madagascar’s beleaguered President Ravalomanana to stand down. He is offering a referendum as a way out of the

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Protesters clash with police in Pakistan.

Anti-government protesters have clashed with police in the Pakistani city of Lahore as fears grow about the country’s stability. Violence erupted

Anti-government protesters have clashed with police in the Pakistani city of Lahore as fears grow about the country’s stability. Violence erupted

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Repaired shuttle set for launch later

NASA will try later today to launch the space shuttle Discovery after fixing a fuel leak. They tried launching it Wednesday when a hydrogen leak

NASA will try later today to launch the space shuttle Discovery after fixing a fuel leak. They tried launching it Wednesday when a hydrogen leak

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OPEC meet to decide on output cuts.

OPEC oil ministers are meeting in Vienna -with a decision to make. Faced with a worldwide fall in demand and an oil glut, they have to decide

OPEC oil ministers are meeting in Vienna -with a decision to make. Faced with a worldwide fall in demand and an oil glut, they have to decide

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Pakistan's political pot boils, as Sharif rejects house arrest

The political crisis in Pakistan is escalating. Former Prime Minister and opposition leader Nawaz Sharif has defied government efforts to confine

The political crisis in Pakistan is escalating. Former Prime Minister and opposition leader Nawaz Sharif has defied government efforts to confine

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Olmert makes last-ditch effort to have soldier freed

The family of captive Israeli soldier, Gilad Shalit, may finally have their way. For a week, they have camped out in front of the residence of

The family of captive Israeli soldier, Gilad Shalit, may finally have their way. For a week, they have camped out in front of the residence of

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N. Ireland arrests trigger petrol bomb attacks

Violence has erupted on the streets of Northern Ireland, after more arrests were made in connection with the murder of two British soldiers

Violence has erupted on the streets of Northern Ireland, after more arrests were made in connection with the murder of two British soldiers

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France mourns award-winning singer Alain Bashung

France is mourning one of the biggest stars of its music scene. Singer Alain Bashung, 61, had been suffering from lung cancer. He has died just

France is mourning one of the biggest stars of its music scene. Singer Alain Bashung, 61, had been suffering from lung cancer. He has died just

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"United" G20 vows big effort to beat recession

Showing a united front, G20 finance ministers have vowed to take “whatever action is necessary” to tackle the global economic slowdown. Britain’s

Showing a united front, G20 finance ministers have vowed to take “whatever action is necessary” to tackle the global economic slowdown. Britain’s

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Timeless English village for sale

If you have always wanted to play Lord of the Manor and have around 25 million euros to spare, then Linkenholt in southern England could be for you

If you have always wanted to play Lord of the Manor and have around 25 million euros to spare, then Linkenholt in southern England could be for you

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Pakistan opposition leader Sharif under house arrest

Pakistani opposition leader Nawaz Sharif has been placed under house arrest. Officials from the former prime minister’s party said the move came

Pakistani opposition leader Nawaz Sharif has been placed under house arrest. Officials from the former prime minister’s party said the move came

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Spanish police pound beat - in protest

The long arm of the law in Spain has been flexing its muscles, with police officers demanding more money and better working conditions. Several

The long arm of the law in Spain has been flexing its muscles, with police officers demanding more money and better working conditions. Several