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2009-05-24

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Peaceful Mongolian vote may foster new investment

Presidential elections in Mongolia have passed off peacefully, raising hopes of new inward investment to fight off recession. Opinion polls

Presidential elections in Mongolia have passed off peacefully, raising hopes of new inward investment to fight off recession. Opinion polls

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Inquiry after Morocco festival ends in 11 deaths

A music festival in Morocco has ended in tragedy with 11 people killed and dozens injured in a crowd surge. It happened as a concert by the

A music festival in Morocco has ended in tragedy with 11 people killed and dozens injured in a crowd surge. It happened as a concert by the

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Regional powers agree on Taliban cooperation

Afghanistan, Pakistan and Iran have pledged to cooperate on security at a summit called against the backdrop of an intensifying battle with the

Afghanistan, Pakistan and Iran have pledged to cooperate on security at a summit called against the backdrop of an intensifying battle with the

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UN chief calls for clearer rules on climate

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon has urged world business leaders to get behind efforts to draw up clearer rules on climate and energy. Speaking

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon has urged world business leaders to get behind efforts to draw up clearer rules on climate and energy. Speaking

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Opel bids still failing to convince

Germany’s Economy Minister says he so far remains unpersuaded by any of the bids to buy Opel. Karl Theodor zu Guttenberg is leading efforts to

Germany’s Economy Minister says he so far remains unpersuaded by any of the bids to buy Opel. Karl Theodor zu Guttenberg is leading efforts to

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Sikh temple feud leaves 11 injured in Austria

Eleven people have been injured in a shooting in a Sikh temple in Vienna. The violence erupted during afternoon prayers when six people burst

Eleven people have been injured in a shooting in a Sikh temple in Vienna. The violence erupted during afternoon prayers when six people burst

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Tehran talks focus on defeating the Taliban

The leaders of Pakistani and Afghanistan are meeting in Iran to discuss security as the battle against the Taliban intensifies in both countries

The leaders of Pakistani and Afghanistan are meeting in Iran to discuss security as the battle against the Taliban intensifies in both countries

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Lebanese PM murder probe set to take new twist

A UN probe into the assassination of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik al-Hariri is reportedly about to take a surprising new twist. Hariri

A UN probe into the assassination of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik al-Hariri is reportedly about to take a surprising new twist. Hariri

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Mongolia votes in presidential elections

Voting is underway in Mongolia for a tightly contested presidential poll a year after parliamentary elections triggered deadly riots. The ballot

Voting is underway in Mongolia for a tightly contested presidential poll a year after parliamentary elections triggered deadly riots. The ballot

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Brazilian light show goes alien

The next time you head down to the beach you may be in for an experience out of this world. That is certainly the case for the thousands of

The next time you head down to the beach you may be in for an experience out of this world. That is certainly the case for the thousands of

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11 killed in crush at concert in Morocco

Eleven people have been crushed to death after a fence gave way at a concert in Morocco. It is reported to have happened as thousands of people

Eleven people have been crushed to death after a fence gave way at a concert in Morocco. It is reported to have happened as thousands of people

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'The prophet' leads the pack

The 12 day film frenzy at Cannes reaches a thrilling climax tonight with the award of the prestigious Palme D’Or. A bleak prison drama by French

The 12 day film frenzy at Cannes reaches a thrilling climax tonight with the award of the prestigious Palme D’Or. A bleak prison drama by French

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Iran candidates rally support

The Iranian Presidential election campaign has kicked off in earnest ahead of next month’s poll. The first of many rallies have been held in the

The Iranian Presidential election campaign has kicked off in earnest ahead of next month’s poll. The first of many rallies have been held in the

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Demos against 60th German party

Celebrations to mark the 60th anniversary of Germany’s constitution have continued near the landmark Brandenburg Gate. In other parts of Berlin

Celebrations to mark the 60th anniversary of Germany’s constitution have continued near the landmark Brandenburg Gate. In other parts of Berlin

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Pakistan Army: street fighting

The Pakistan Army has been consolidating its position in the Swat Valley as the campaign against the Taleban enters a new phase. More than 15000

The Pakistan Army has been consolidating its position in the Swat Valley as the campaign against the Taleban enters a new phase. More than 15000