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2009-04-12

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Sombre Easter in L'Aquila

It has been a sombre Easter for the thousands of people made homeless by the earthquake centred on L’Aquila in central Italy despite the

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Pope's Easter message

Pope Benedict XVI has called in his Easter message for a renewed push for Israeli-Palestinian peace.   It comes just weeks before the 81 year old

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Sri Lankan ceasefire called

The Sri Lankan government has called a temporary halt to fighting against the Tamil Tigers. It said that is to allow tens of thousands of trapped

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Quake victims mark Easter

Thousands of people living in tents after the deadly earthquake in central Italy have celebrated Easter Sunday at open-air Masses or in temporary

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UN prepares to rap North Korea

North Korea’s recent long range missile launch has being condemned by key members of the United Nations.   A draft Security Council resolution says