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2009-03-21

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Police hunt kidnapped French girl

A major police hunt is underway in France for a three year old girl who was kidnapped in broad daylight in the southern city of Arles. Elise Andre

A major police hunt is underway in France for a three year old girl who was kidnapped in broad daylight in the southern city of Arles. Elise Andre

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Massive anti-Mafia march in Naples

From across Italy and well beyond its borders, they came to march against “the mob.” Up to 150,000 people gathered in Naples for one of the

From across Italy and well beyond its borders, they came to march against “the mob.” Up to 150,000 people gathered in Naples for one of the

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New Madagascar president is sworn in

Africa’s newest, and youngest, leader has been sworn in, in a ceremony boycotted by the outside world. The change of power in Madagascar has been

Africa’s newest, and youngest, leader has been sworn in, in a ceremony boycotted by the outside world. The change of power in Madagascar has been

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US backs Danish PM as next NATO chief - diplomats

Denmark’s Prime Minister looks poised to become NATO’s next Secretary-General, amid reports the United States has now given him its backing

Denmark’s Prime Minister looks poised to become NATO’s next Secretary-General, amid reports the United States has now given him its backing

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Hungary's premier steps down

The depth of the economic crisis in Hungary has forced its Socialist Prime Minister Ferenc Gyurcsany to hand over power, in the hope of sparking a

The depth of the economic crisis in Hungary has forced its Socialist Prime Minister Ferenc Gyurcsany to hand over power, in the hope of sparking a

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Germany mourns Winnenden school victims

The small German village of Winnenden is in mourning today, in memory of the 15 young people shot dead at their school, ten days ago. Thousands of

The small German village of Winnenden is in mourning today, in memory of the 15 young people shot dead at their school, ten days ago. Thousands of

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Slovakia votes for President

Slovakia is picking a president today. It is a largely ceremonial post but the political stakes are high with the election seen as a test of

Slovakia is picking a president today. It is a largely ceremonial post but the political stakes are high with the election seen as a test of

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Tourists in Iraq on anniversary of invasion

The last group of Westerners to arrive in Baghdad rode tanks and carried guns. Six years ago, US-led forces invaded Iraq to overthrow Saddam Hussein

The last group of Westerners to arrive in Baghdad rode tanks and carried guns. Six years ago, US-led forces invaded Iraq to overthrow Saddam Hussein

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Iran sees no change in US policy

Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has said he sees no change in the United States policy towards his country. But, a day after Barack

Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has said he sees no change in the United States policy towards his country. But, a day after Barack

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Argentine farmers launch new strike over soya tax

Farmers are flexing their muscles in Argentina, blocking roads and staging a seven day strike. They are furious at the government’s refusal to

Farmers are flexing their muscles in Argentina, blocking roads and staging a seven day strike. They are furious at the government’s refusal to

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EU wants G20 to double IMF funding

EU leaders have pledged 75 billion euros in new loans to the International Monetary Fund and urged the G20 leading economies to help double the

EU leaders have pledged 75 billion euros in new loans to the International Monetary Fund and urged the G20 leading economies to help double the

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Italy marches against the Mafia

Thousands of people are expected in Naples later today, for a mass demonstration against the mafia. Church groups will join political parties

Thousands of people are expected in Naples later today, for a mass demonstration against the mafia. Church groups will join political parties

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Breakthrough in tax haven row

A row over secret European bank accounts which threatened the upcoming G20 economic summit has been resolved. The United States and Germany had

A row over secret European bank accounts which threatened the upcoming G20 economic summit has been resolved. The United States and Germany had

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Slovakia votes in Presidential poll

Slovakia goes to the polls today to choose the largely ceremonial post of President. The vote is being seen as a test for leftist Prime Minister

Slovakia goes to the polls today to choose the largely ceremonial post of President. The vote is being seen as a test for leftist Prime Minister