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2009-04-11

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Civil disobedience continues in Georgia

As many as 5,000 Georgians took to the streets in the capital Tbilisi on a third day of protests to call for the resignation of the President Mikheil

As many as 5,000 Georgians took to the streets in the capital Tbilisi on a third day of protests to call for the resignation of the President Mikheil

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California returns paintings stolen by Nazis

The state of California has returned three paintings whose original Jewish owners were forced to sell them by the Nazis. They had ended up in

The state of California has returned three paintings whose original Jewish owners were forced to sell them by the Nazis. They had ended up in

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Thai premier cancels summit amid protests

Thailand has cancelled a major regional summit for a second time as thousands of anti-government protesters, known as red shirts, laid seige to the

Thailand has cancelled a major regional summit for a second time as thousands of anti-government protesters, known as red shirts, laid seige to the

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Prison riot at British jail

Up to four hundred prisoners are said caught up in rioting at a low-security jail in the East Midlands of the UK. Parts of Ashwell prison in

Up to four hundred prisoners are said caught up in rioting at a low-security jail in the East Midlands of the UK. Parts of Ashwell prison in

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German activists mobilise in Easter peace rallies

In an Easter tradition dating back almost 50 years, tens of thousands of German peace activists have taken to the streets across the country. They

In an Easter tradition dating back almost 50 years, tens of thousands of German peace activists have taken to the streets across the country. They

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European crew seized in tugboat hijack

Sixteen European sailors are being held captive after pirates seized a tugboat in the latest hijacking in the busy Gulf of Aden waterway.   According

Sixteen European sailors are being held captive after pirates seized a tugboat in the latest hijacking in the busy Gulf of Aden waterway.   According

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Suicide bomber kills 9 at Iraqi army base

A suicide bomber has killed 9 Sunni Arab militiamen and wounded 31 at an Iraqi army post south of the capital Bagdhad. The men were queuing to

A suicide bomber has killed 9 Sunni Arab militiamen and wounded 31 at an Iraqi army post south of the capital Bagdhad. The men were queuing to

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Fears for the future for L'Aquila survivors

Italian police have arrested looters in the earthquake hit city of L’Aquila six days after the catastrophic tremor. In the medieval city grief

Italian police have arrested looters in the earthquake hit city of L’Aquila six days after the catastrophic tremor. In the medieval city grief

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More civil disobedience expected in Georgia

Georgians opposed to the government of President Mikheil Saakashvilli are preparing for a third day of civil disobedience. In a statement the leaders

Georgians opposed to the government of President Mikheil Saakashvilli are preparing for a third day of civil disobedience. In a statement the leaders

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One dead, several hurt in Rotterdam bar shooting

One person has been killed and several others injured after a man apparently shot indiscriminately at people in and around a bar in Rotterdam. The

One person has been killed and several others injured after a man apparently shot indiscriminately at people in and around a bar in Rotterdam. The

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Asian summit halted as protestors storm venue

Asian leaders have been airlifted from the venue of a summit in Thailand they were attending after it was besieged by anti-government protestors

Asian leaders have been airlifted from the venue of a summit in Thailand they were attending after it was besieged by anti-government protestors

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US President sees hopeful economic signs

US President Barak Obama says he sees glimmers of hope in the American economy and promised further steps to tackle the economic crisis in the coming

US President Barak Obama says he sees glimmers of hope in the American economy and promised further steps to tackle the economic crisis in the coming

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Saakashvili faces down mass demos.

Demonstrators in Georgia have threatened widespread civil disobedience after President Saakashvili rejected opposition demands for him to resign

Demonstrators in Georgia have threatened widespread civil disobedience after President Saakashvili rejected opposition demands for him to resign

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Hostage killed in French sea-raid off Somalia

The French government has defended the actions of navy commandos after a hostage was killed in a raid on a yacht held by pirates off the Somali

The French government has defended the actions of navy commandos after a hostage was killed in a raid on a yacht held by pirates off the Somali