BREAKING NEWS

2009-05-16

World

Massive Fiat demo

Fiat workers from all over Italy have converged on Turin – the headquarters of the giant car maker. They were protesting at possible factory closures

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Moscow cops break up gay protest

Police in Moscow have broken up a march by gay rights activists. Several dozen campaigners had gathered near a university in defiance of a ban on gay

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Lanka troops rout Tigers

The Sri Lankan army says it has seized the last piece of coastline occupied by the rebel Tamil Tigers. It is the first time the government in Colombo

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Car bomb kills ten in Pakistan

At least ten people were killed and dozens more injured in an explosion in northern Pakistan. The suspected car bomb went off in the city of

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Russia clinches gas link deal

Russia has sealed a deal to speed up its controversial Southstream gas link. Italy, Bulgaria, Greece and Serbia have signed up to a plan which will