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2009-04-19

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Italy and Malta resolve row over rescued migrants

Italy has reportedly agreed to accept 140 illegal immigrant who were rescued in the Mediterranean. They are on board a Turkish cargo ship that

Italy has reportedly agreed to accept 140 illegal immigrant who were rescued in the Mediterranean. They are on board a Turkish cargo ship that

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Nationalists on course to win north Cyprus vote

Turkish Cypriots are voting in a parliamentary election today, and the result could have a serious impact on peace talks. The leader in breakaway

Turkish Cypriots are voting in a parliamentary election today, and the result could have a serious impact on peace talks. The leader in breakaway

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Goodwill but not deal at Americas summit

The Americas summit has closed without agreement on a final declaration – but that will not overshadow the positive feeling radiating from two days

The Americas summit has closed without agreement on a final declaration – but that will not overshadow the positive feeling radiating from two days

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Upbeat atmosphere but no deal at Americas summit

The Summit of the Americas has closed without agreement on a final declaration – but that will not overshadow the positive feeling radiating from the

The Summit of the Americas has closed without agreement on a final declaration – but that will not overshadow the positive feeling radiating from the

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Row rages over racism conference

A UN conference on fighting racism and intolerance is exposing as many divisions in the international community as it would hope to heal.

A UN conference on fighting racism and intolerance is exposing as many divisions in the international community as it would hope to heal.

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Mandela appears at ANC election rally

South Africa’s ruling ANC party has been given a pre-election boost. Nelson Mandela has appeared on stage with party leader Jacob Zuma at a final

South Africa’s ruling ANC party has been given a pre-election boost. Nelson Mandela has appeared on stage with party leader Jacob Zuma at a final

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Madrid says arrests prevented ETA attack

The Spanish government says yesterday’s arrests of ETA’s alleged military chief and several suspected members of the Basque separatist group

The Spanish government says yesterday’s arrests of ETA’s alleged military chief and several suspected members of the Basque separatist group

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ETA crackdown ongoing after "leader" arrest

Spanish police say they have made further arrests of suspected ETA members after the capture of the Basque separatist group’s alleged military

Spanish police say they have made further arrests of suspected ETA members after the capture of the Basque separatist group’s alleged military

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Orthodox Christians celebrate Easter

Orthodox Christians around the world are celebrating Easter. Thousands of faithful have packed into Christianity’s holiest shrine, the Church of

Orthodox Christians around the world are celebrating Easter. Thousands of faithful have packed into Christianity’s holiest shrine, the Church of

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Italy and Malta in dispute over illegal immigrants

Italy and Malta are locked in a standoff over which should receive 140 illegal immigrants rescued in the Mediterranean. They are on board a

Italy and Malta are locked in a standoff over which should receive 140 illegal immigrants rescued in the Mediterranean. They are on board a

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Belgian navy joins fight against piracy

A Belgian navy ship is on its way to fight piracy off Somalia, as part of international efforts to stop a growing number of attacks on commercial

A Belgian navy ship is on its way to fight piracy off Somalia, as part of international efforts to stop a growing number of attacks on commercial

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Police swoop on ETA suspects

A man said by Spanish security sources to be the head of Basque separatist group ETA’s military wing has been arrested by French police. Jurdan

A man said by Spanish security sources to be the head of Basque separatist group ETA’s military wing has been arrested by French police. Jurdan

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Obama "disappointed" by Iranian spying verdict

US President Barack Obama is said to be “deeply disappointed” by Iran’s decision to jail American-Iranian journalist Roxana Saberi for eight years on

US President Barack Obama is said to be “deeply disappointed” by Iran’s decision to jail American-Iranian journalist Roxana Saberi for eight years on

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Obama praised for extending hand of friendship

US President Barack Obama has won praise for offering to develop closer ties with Latin American and Caribbean leaders. His counterparts also urged

US President Barack Obama has won praise for offering to develop closer ties with Latin American and Caribbean leaders. His counterparts also urged

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Patriarch Kirill makes Easter debut

All over the world, the Orthodox Church is celebrating Easter. In Moscow, in the Cathedral of Christ The Saviour, Patriarch Kirill conducted the

All over the world, the Orthodox Church is celebrating Easter. In Moscow, in the Cathedral of Christ The Saviour, Patriarch Kirill conducted the