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2009-03-28

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Money and Europe: key issues in Montenegro vote

Europe and the economy. These are the issues dominating the early elections in Montenegro. Milo Djukanovic, a veteran of political life in the

Europe and the economy. These are the issues dominating the early elections in Montenegro. Milo Djukanovic, a veteran of political life in the

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Space tourist back for second holiday at ISS

We all have our favourite holiday destinations. And, for US billionaire Charles Simonyi, the International Space Station was so good he had to see it

We all have our favourite holiday destinations. And, for US billionaire Charles Simonyi, the International Space Station was so good he had to see it

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EU expansion firmly linked to Lisbon Treaty

It is the club so many are eager to join. But while EU foreign policy chief Javier Solana insists the bloc should press ahead with expansion, it

It is the club so many are eager to join. But while EU foreign policy chief Javier Solana insists the bloc should press ahead with expansion, it

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Italian right-wing leader hails new political bloc

A congress to merge Italy’s political right has entered its second day with a keynote speech from one of its leaders. Gianfranco Fini, head of

A congress to merge Italy’s political right has entered its second day with a keynote speech from one of its leaders. Gianfranco Fini, head of

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Easy poll victory expected for Montenegro PM

Montenegro’s longtime leader is poised for a landslide re-election in a parliamentary vote lacking in suspense. Milo Djukanovic has dominated

Montenegro’s longtime leader is poised for a landslide re-election in a parliamentary vote lacking in suspense. Milo Djukanovic has dominated

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Anti-G20 protesters march in Germany

Thousands of people have taken to the streets in Berlin and Frankfurt in Germany. Carrying a coffin, symbolising the death of capitalism, the

Thousands of people have taken to the streets in Berlin and Frankfurt in Germany. Carrying a coffin, symbolising the death of capitalism, the

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Lights go out in worldwide switch off

People around the globe have been urged to switch off their lights for an hour as part of a worldwide campaign to highlight the threat of climate

People around the globe have been urged to switch off their lights for an hour as part of a worldwide campaign to highlight the threat of climate

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Thousands march on London ahead of G20

‘Put People First’ – that was the message tens of thousands of protesters wanted to spell out as they hit the streets of London. With

‘Put People First’ – that was the message tens of thousands of protesters wanted to spell out as they hit the streets of London. With

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EU expansion threatened by Czech chaos

Balkan countries eager to join the EU have been sent mixed messages from a meeting of the bloc’s foreign ministers. On the one hand, there is

Balkan countries eager to join the EU have been sent mixed messages from a meeting of the bloc’s foreign ministers. On the one hand, there is

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Berlusconi urges Italy's right to unite

Uniting Italy’s political right, Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has called on women and young people to make their mark in politics. A congress

Uniting Italy’s political right, Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has called on women and young people to make their mark in politics. A congress

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Britain's Brown urges IMF reform

British premier Gordon Brown has called for major reform of the International Monetary Fund, saying the body is not able to tackle the global

British premier Gordon Brown has called for major reform of the International Monetary Fund, saying the body is not able to tackle the global

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Thousands flee rising waters in US Midwest

Thousands of people have been forced to flee their homes, amid rising flood waters in America’s Midwest. The Red River has surged to its highest

Thousands of people have been forced to flee their homes, amid rising flood waters in America’s Midwest. The Red River has surged to its highest

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Karzai welcomes new US Afghan strategy

Afghanistan’s president Hamid Karzai says the US review of policy in the country has his full support. Speaking at a press conference, Karzai also

Afghanistan’s president Hamid Karzai says the US review of policy in the country has his full support. Speaking at a press conference, Karzai also

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Renewed calls for a fundamental financial shake-up

There have been more calls for a new world financial order – this time at a meeting of centre-left governments in Chile. There was tight security for

There have been more calls for a new world financial order – this time at a meeting of centre-left governments in Chile. There was tight security for

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European thumbs-up for Obama's Afghan plan

America’s new strategy in Afghanistan has been greeted with a chorus of european support, from Britain’s preparedness to ramp up troop numbers; to

America’s new strategy in Afghanistan has been greeted with a chorus of european support, from Britain’s preparedness to ramp up troop numbers; to

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Life term upheld in Corsica murder trial

A French appeals court has upheld a life sentence handed down to a Corsican shepherd for killing a senior government official, 11 years ago. Yvan

A French appeals court has upheld a life sentence handed down to a Corsican shepherd for killing a senior government official, 11 years ago. Yvan

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Italy's right-wing merge to form new party

A new party in Italian politics is on the verge of being born, creating a powerful new platform for the conservative Prime Minister Silvio

A new party in Italian politics is on the verge of being born, creating a powerful new platform for the conservative Prime Minister Silvio