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2009-04-26

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Correa favourite to win re-election in Ecuadorean poll

Ecuadorean president Rafael Correa has cast his vote in the election that he hopes will bring him a second term of office. Correa, a left wing

Ecuadorean president Rafael Correa has cast his vote in the election that he hopes will bring him a second term of office. Correa, a left wing

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WHO working on new flu vaccine

Around the world, many countries have begun implementing measures to screen new arrivals. Many countries in Europe, the Middle East and Africa are

Around the world, many countries have begun implementing measures to screen new arrivals. Many countries in Europe, the Middle East and Africa are

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WHO working on new flu vaccine

Around the world, many countries have begun implementing measures to screen new arrivals. Many countries in Europe, the Middle East and Africa are

Around the world, many countries have begun implementing measures to screen new arrivals. Many countries in Europe, the Middle East and Africa are

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Iceland steers towards the EU

The Social Democrats in Iceland are vowing to push for EU membership and the adoption of the euro currency after their historic election victory

The Social Democrats in Iceland are vowing to push for EU membership and the adoption of the euro currency after their historic election victory

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Italian cruise ship fights off pirates

An Italian cruise ship has fought off an attack by pirates off the east African coast. The crew used pistols and a firehose against pirates who

An Italian cruise ship has fought off an attack by pirates off the east African coast. The crew used pistols and a firehose against pirates who

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Clinton calls for "fair" elections in Lebanon

The US Secretary of State has followed up her surprise trip to Iraq with an unannounced visit to Lebanon. Hillary Clinton’s talks with President

The US Secretary of State has followed up her surprise trip to Iraq with an unannounced visit to Lebanon. Hillary Clinton’s talks with President

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Swine flu fears go global

A deadly new flu virus is spreading beyond Mexico, sparking fears of a global flu pandemic. A quarter of the 81 people who have died here have

A deadly new flu virus is spreading beyond Mexico, sparking fears of a global flu pandemic. A quarter of the 81 people who have died here have

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Sri Lanka rejects rebel ceasefire offer

Sri Lanka’s Tamil Tiger rebels have declared a unilateral ceasefire, but it has been immediately rejected by the government. With the rebels

Sri Lanka’s Tamil Tiger rebels have declared a unilateral ceasefire, but it has been immediately rejected by the government. With the rebels

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Ceremony to mark Chernobyl anniversary

Ukraine is today commemorating the victims of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster. 23 years after the world’s worst ever nuclear accident, a ceremony

Ukraine is today commemorating the victims of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster. 23 years after the world’s worst ever nuclear accident, a ceremony

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Israel split over peace talks with Syria

The Israeli government has been discussing its position towards Syria amid signs of a split. Yesterday Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman said

The Israeli government has been discussing its position towards Syria amid signs of a split. Yesterday Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman said

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Icelandic centre-left wins historic election

Iceland’s centre-left coalition has swept to power for the first time in the country’s 65-year history. For the jubilant Social Democrat leader

Iceland’s centre-left coalition has swept to power for the first time in the country’s 65-year history. For the jubilant Social Democrat leader

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Mexicans stay home amid flu fear

A new deadly flu virus suspected of causing more than 80 deaths is causing growing alarm in Mexico and around the world. Mexican authorities have

A new deadly flu virus suspected of causing more than 80 deaths is causing growing alarm in Mexico and around the world. Mexican authorities have

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Sochi votes in controversial election

Observers say the democratic credentials of the Russian President are being put to the test today as the city of Sochi votes for a new mayor. The

Observers say the democratic credentials of the Russian President are being put to the test today as the city of Sochi votes for a new mayor. The

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WHO warns flu outbreak is of international concern

Mexico is continuing its battle to contain the spread of a new flu strain but latest reports say up to 81 people may have now died… With more than

Mexico is continuing its battle to contain the spread of a new flu strain but latest reports say up to 81 people may have now died… With more than

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Iceland backs centre-left caretaker government

Iceland’s centre-left parties have secured an absolute majority in the country’s 63 seat parliament. Between them, the Social Democrat/Left Green

Iceland’s centre-left parties have secured an absolute majority in the country’s 63 seat parliament. Between them, the Social Democrat/Left Green

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Critics allege dirty campaign in Sochi vote

The people of the Russian Black sea resort of Sochi vote for a new mayor today in what has been described as a dirty campaign by government critics

The people of the Russian Black sea resort of Sochi vote for a new mayor today in what has been described as a dirty campaign by government critics