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2009-04-05

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Prague protests against US missile project

Despite an official ban on rallies around a thousand opponents of a US missile defence plan have demonstrated in Prague. Hugely controversial

Despite an official ban on rallies around a thousand opponents of a US missile defence plan have demonstrated in Prague. Hugely controversial

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Hungarians face bitter economic pill

Thousands of protestors gathered in Heroes Square in the Hungarian capital Budapest to call for fresh elections. The demonstration comes as Gordon

Thousands of protestors gathered in Heroes Square in the Hungarian capital Budapest to call for fresh elections. The demonstration comes as Gordon

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North Korean launch prompts emergency UN meeting

North Korea has launched a long-range rocket over Japan, drawing strong international condemnation and prompting an emergency meeting of the

North Korea has launched a long-range rocket over Japan, drawing strong international condemnation and prompting an emergency meeting of the

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Obama's vision of a nuclear arms-free world

US President Barack Obama says Washington is ready to lead the way in ridding the world of nuclear weapons but will push ahead with plans for a

US President Barack Obama says Washington is ready to lead the way in ridding the world of nuclear weapons but will push ahead with plans for a

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Obama's EU lunch in Prague

An EU-US working lunch summit in Prague, to talk over mainly energy security and climate change, has capped off the European Union leaders’ weekend

An EU-US working lunch summit in Prague, to talk over mainly energy security and climate change, has capped off the European Union leaders’ weekend

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Obama condemns North Korean rocket launch

Barack Obama has warned the launch of long-range missile by North Korea harms the peace and stability of northeast Asia. Following talks with the

Barack Obama has warned the launch of long-range missile by North Korea harms the peace and stability of northeast Asia. Following talks with the

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Deadly blast outside Pakistani Mosque

A suicide bomber has killed at least 17 and wounded around 50 people in Pakistan after detonating a device outside a Mosque.   Authorities say the

A suicide bomber has killed at least 17 and wounded around 50 people in Pakistan after detonating a device outside a Mosque.   Authorities say the

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Moldovans to elect a new parliament

Moldovans are voting for a new parliament that will elect a replacement for current president Vladimir Voronin, the only remaining communist leader

Moldovans are voting for a new parliament that will elect a replacement for current president Vladimir Voronin, the only remaining communist leader

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To the toppermost of the poppermost

The two surviving Beatles, Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr, have performed together for the first time since 2002, at Radio City Music Hall in New

The two surviving Beatles, Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr, have performed together for the first time since 2002, at Radio City Music Hall in New

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Macedonian's vote for new president

Voting is underway in Macedonia in the final round of the country’s presidential elections.   Gjorgji Ivanov from the governing conservative party

Voting is underway in Macedonia in the final round of the country’s presidential elections.   Gjorgji Ivanov from the governing conservative party

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North Korean rocket launch condemned

North Korea has launched a long-range rocket over Japan, drawing strong international condemnation and prompting an emergency meeting of the

North Korea has launched a long-range rocket over Japan, drawing strong international condemnation and prompting an emergency meeting of the

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Obama reinforces anti-nukes pledge in Prague

US President Barac Obama has said that as long as a potential nuclear threat persists from Iran, America will continue pushing plans for missile

US President Barac Obama has said that as long as a potential nuclear threat persists from Iran, America will continue pushing plans for missile

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Prague plays host to the Obamas ahead of EU talks

Saturday, it must be Prague – US President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle arrived last night in the Czech Republic ahead of today’s summit with

Saturday, it must be Prague – US President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle arrived last night in the Czech Republic ahead of today’s summit with

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Berlusconi hits back at Italian Press

Italy’s Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has reacted angrily to recent press coverage of him making a series of apparent diplomatic gaffes At

Italy’s Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has reacted angrily to recent press coverage of him making a series of apparent diplomatic gaffes At

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Slovakia's Gasparovic wins second term

Slovakia’s incumbent head of state, Ivan Gasparovic, has declared victory in his run-off election for a second term. With nearly all votes

Slovakia’s incumbent head of state, Ivan Gasparovic, has declared victory in his run-off election for a second term. With nearly all votes

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North Korea launches long range rocket

North Korea has carried out the launch of a long range rocket but it was carrying a satellite and not a missile. Japan and other nations are

North Korea has carried out the launch of a long range rocket but it was carrying a satellite and not a missile. Japan and other nations are