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2009-06-13

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Violence on the streets as Iranian presidential result is contested

There have been outbreaks of violence on the streets of Tehran, as supporters of the beaten Iranian presidential candidate protested over what they

There have been outbreaks of violence on the streets of Tehran, as supporters of the beaten Iranian presidential candidate protested over what they

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Violence on the streets as Iranian presidential result is contested

There have been outbreaks of violence on the streets of Tehran, as supporters of the beaten Iranian presidential candidate protested over what they

There have been outbreaks of violence on the streets of Tehran, as supporters of the beaten Iranian presidential candidate protested over what they

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Protest outside Italian G8 meeting

Outside the venue hundreds of people staged a protest against the G8. The demonstrators are said to have been largely made up of anti-capitalist

Outside the venue hundreds of people staged a protest against the G8. The demonstrators are said to have been largely made up of anti-capitalist

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Election protests spark violent scenes in Iran

There have been outbreaks of violence on the streets of Tehran, as supporters of the beaten Iranian presidential candidate protested over what they

There have been outbreaks of violence on the streets of Tehran, as supporters of the beaten Iranian presidential candidate protested over what they

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Polish gay community demands more rights

Members of Poland’s gay community have held a march calling for more freedom and equal rights. This is the eighth parade organised by groups

Members of Poland’s gay community have held a march calling for more freedom and equal rights. This is the eighth parade organised by groups

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Cracks show in French union unity

Leaders of the big French trade unions have headed the fifth major set of nationwide protests against the government’s handling of the financial

Leaders of the big French trade unions have headed the fifth major set of nationwide protests against the government’s handling of the financial

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Controversy and progress on Gadaffi's historic visit to Italy

In Italy amongst tight security Muamaar Gadaffi made his first state visit to the former colonial ruler.Italy had pulled out all the stops to welcome

In Italy amongst tight security Muamaar Gadaffi made his first state visit to the former colonial ruler.Italy had pulled out all the stops to welcome

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G8 meeting offers cautious reassurance

There have been words of reassurance but also caution from the world’s richest nations. Group of Eight finance ministers meeting in Italy say

There have been words of reassurance but also caution from the world’s richest nations. Group of Eight finance ministers meeting in Italy say

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French unions' fifth anti-crisis march

French trade unions organised their fifth in a series of nationwide protests against the government’s handling of the financial crisis. Unions had

French trade unions organised their fifth in a series of nationwide protests against the government’s handling of the financial crisis. Unions had

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Mixed reaction to Ahmedinejad's re-election

Ahmendinejad’s re-election has been the talk of the middle-east, but reaction to the result has been mixed. The big margin of victory, despite a

Ahmendinejad’s re-election has been the talk of the middle-east, but reaction to the result has been mixed. The big margin of victory, despite a

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US clamps down on tobacco companies

Tighter control over the US tobacco industry has been approved by Congress. A landmark bill that places cigarettes under the control of the Food and

Tighter control over the US tobacco industry has been approved by Congress. A landmark bill that places cigarettes under the control of the Food and

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Ahmadinejad victory contested by main rival

Supporters of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad have taken to the streets in celebration, while his main opponent claims there have been election violations

Supporters of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad have taken to the streets in celebration, while his main opponent claims there have been election violations

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G8 finance ministers look beyond the crisis

The world’s richest countries are seeing a glimmer of light at the end of the financial crisis, and have begun considering what to do once economies

The world’s richest countries are seeing a glimmer of light at the end of the financial crisis, and have begun considering what to do once economies

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Ahmadinejad declared election winner

He portrayed himself as a humble servant of the people, an image designed to appeal to millions of Iran’s urban and rural poor. And despite an

He portrayed himself as a humble servant of the people, an image designed to appeal to millions of Iran’s urban and rural poor. And despite an

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North Korea vows to enrich uranium

North Korea has issued new threats to the West after being hit with fresh UN sanctions. State media in Pyongyang quotes the foreign ministry as

North Korea has issued new threats to the West after being hit with fresh UN sanctions. State media in Pyongyang quotes the foreign ministry as

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North Korea vows to enrich uranium

North Korea has issued new threats to the West after being hit with fresh UN sanctions. State media in Pyongyang quotes the foreign ministry as

North Korea has issued new threats to the West after being hit with fresh UN sanctions. State media in Pyongyang quotes the foreign ministry as

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Iran's President Ahmadinejad heads for second term

Supporters of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad have been celebrating their leader’s victory. Despite predictions of a closely run election, Iran’s

Supporters of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad have been celebrating their leader’s victory. Despite predictions of a closely run election, Iran’s

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When to stop spending - the question for the G8

Finance ministers from the world’s top eight industrialised powers meeting today in the Italian city of Lecce are expected to focus on working

Finance ministers from the world’s top eight industrialised powers meeting today in the Italian city of Lecce are expected to focus on working