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2009-05-31

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Six killed in internal Palestinian clash

A firefight between rival Palestinian groups has killed 6 people. In what is being seen as the bloodiest internal clash in the West Bank since

A firefight between rival Palestinian groups has killed 6 people. In what is being seen as the bloodiest internal clash in the West Bank since

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US and Cuba agree to migration talks

The United States and Cuba have agreed to resume direct talks on migration in the latest sign of President Obama’s desire to move towards a more

The United States and Cuba have agreed to resume direct talks on migration in the latest sign of President Obama’s desire to move towards a more

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Pain in Spain puts Conservatives in poll position

The Spanish centre-right opposition goes into the final week of the European election campaign with a lead in the polls. Mariano Rajoy’s Popular

The Spanish centre-right opposition goes into the final week of the European election campaign with a lead in the polls. Mariano Rajoy’s Popular

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Brown battles on vowing to clean up politics

Gordon Brown has refused to quit despite his ruling Labour party facing meltdown in the European elections in the light of fresh MPs expenses claims

Gordon Brown has refused to quit despite his ruling Labour party facing meltdown in the European elections in the light of fresh MPs expenses claims

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Pakistan on verge of Swat victory over Taliban

Pakistan says it is on the verge of driving Taliban fighters out of the Swat valley. It means hundreds of thousands of people who fled the

Pakistan says it is on the verge of driving Taliban fighters out of the Swat valley. It means hundreds of thousands of people who fled the

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Berlusconi's bids to become MEP

He may have axed the show girls, but that hasn’t stopped Silvio Berlusconi putting his own candidacy forward in the upcoming European elections

He may have axed the show girls, but that hasn’t stopped Silvio Berlusconi putting his own candidacy forward in the upcoming European elections

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Israel refuses to stop settlement expansion

Israel has refused to heed Barack Obama’s call to stop extending its settlements in the West Bank. An end to settlement activity was part of the

Israel has refused to heed Barack Obama’s call to stop extending its settlements in the West Bank. An end to settlement activity was part of the

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South Ossetia votes in parliamentary poll

Parliamentary elections are underway in the Russian-backed rebel region of South Ossetia. The vote, which comes nine months after a devastating 5

Parliamentary elections are underway in the Russian-backed rebel region of South Ossetia. The vote, which comes nine months after a devastating 5

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Six dead in West Bank as Palestinian rivals clash

A gunfight between rival Palestinian groups has claimed six lives in the West Bank. The shootout occurred after policemen loyal to the Fatah party

A gunfight between rival Palestinian groups has claimed six lives in the West Bank. The shootout occurred after policemen loyal to the Fatah party

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Pakistan predicts Swat victory soon

Pakistan says victory over the Taliban in Swat is just days away. The Pakistani army is on the verge of clearing the Swat valley of Taliban

Pakistan says victory over the Taliban in Swat is just days away. The Pakistani army is on the verge of clearing the Swat valley of Taliban

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G8 seeks legal framework to tackle Somali piracy

G8 ministers have agreed to strengthen criminal justice systems in poor regions affected by piracy. The lack of legal frameworks for the trial of

G8 ministers have agreed to strengthen criminal justice systems in poor regions affected by piracy. The lack of legal frameworks for the trial of

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Portugal: Teachers' fury over education plans

More than 50,000 teachers have been marching through the streets of Lisbon to protest against the socialist government’s plans to shake up Portugal’s

More than 50,000 teachers have been marching through the streets of Lisbon to protest against the socialist government’s plans to shake up Portugal’s

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South Ossetia holds parliamentary election

The Russian-backed rebel region of South Ossetia goes to the polls today. Separatist leader Eduard Kokoity is expected to cement his grip on power

The Russian-backed rebel region of South Ossetia goes to the polls today. Separatist leader Eduard Kokoity is expected to cement his grip on power

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10 million euro heist in Paris

An armed thief has robbed a Paris jewellery store of 10 million euros worth of goods. The lone gunman, dressed in a suit and wearing a fedora

An armed thief has robbed a Paris jewellery store of 10 million euros worth of goods. The lone gunman, dressed in a suit and wearing a fedora