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2009-06-14

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Ahmadinejad rally counters opposition protests

As his opponents mass on the streets, supporters of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad have turned out in even greater numbers to hear an election victory speech by

As his opponents mass on the streets, supporters of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad have turned out in even greater numbers to hear an election victory speech by

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Milk protest sours Russia-Belarus relations

There are further signs of souring relations between Russia and the former Soviet state of Belarus. Belarussian President Alexander Lukashenko has

There are further signs of souring relations between Russia and the former Soviet state of Belarus. Belarussian President Alexander Lukashenko has

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Opposition to challenge Iran election result

Anger over the outcome of Iran’s election shows no sign of abating, with further protests against what President Ahmadinejad’s opponents say was a

Anger over the outcome of Iran’s election shows no sign of abating, with further protests against what President Ahmadinejad’s opponents say was a

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Germany's SPD vows "combative" election

The Social Democrats in Germany are vowing to put up a strong fight for the job of Chancellor at elections in just over 100 days’ time. The

The Social Democrats in Germany are vowing to put up a strong fight for the job of Chancellor at elections in just over 100 days’ time. The

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Ahmadinejad blames media for election unrest

President Ahmadinejad has said the unrest in his country has as been caused by Western media claims that the election was not fair. In his first

President Ahmadinejad has said the unrest in his country has as been caused by Western media claims that the election was not fair. In his first

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Ahmadinejad blames media for election unrest

President Ahmadinejad has said the unrest in his country has as been caused by Western media claims that the election was not fair. In his first

President Ahmadinejad has said the unrest in his country has as been caused by Western media claims that the election was not fair. In his first

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Clashes continue after disputed Iranian election

Tension remains high in Iran after a night of arson attacks and violence triggered by the country’s disputed presidential ballot. Clashes have

Tension remains high in Iran after a night of arson attacks and violence triggered by the country’s disputed presidential ballot. Clashes have

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Spanish war exiles mark 70th anniversary in Mexico

Spanish civil war exiles who fled to Mexico have been marking the 70th anniversary of their arrival in the central American country. Around 100

Spanish civil war exiles who fled to Mexico have been marking the 70th anniversary of their arrival in the central American country. Around 100

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Foreigners kidnapped in Yemen

Nine foreigners, including seven Germans, a Briton and a South Korean, are reported to have been kidnapped in Yemen. Shi’ite rebels in the north

Nine foreigners, including seven Germans, a Briton and a South Korean, are reported to have been kidnapped in Yemen. Shi’ite rebels in the north

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Deadly market blast in Pakistan

At least seven people have been killed in a bomb blast in a market in Pakistan. It is the latest in a series of attacks, as the government battles

At least seven people have been killed in a bomb blast in a market in Pakistan. It is the latest in a series of attacks, as the government battles

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Netanyahu prepares major policy speech

A major policy speech from the Israeli Prime Minister is due to be delivered today. Officials say Benjamin Netanyahu will outline his vision of

A major policy speech from the Israeli Prime Minister is due to be delivered today. Officials say Benjamin Netanyahu will outline his vision of

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Opposition anger spills onto Tehran streets

Fires burned and clashes continued after nightfall in Tehran as tensions ran high over the country’s disputed presidential election. President

Fires burned and clashes continued after nightfall in Tehran as tensions ran high over the country’s disputed presidential election. President

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European initiative to get hezbollah on board

For the first time a senior European Union diplomat has met a member of the political face of Lebanon’s Hezbollah . EU foreign policy chief Javier

For the first time a senior European Union diplomat has met a member of the political face of Lebanon’s Hezbollah . EU foreign policy chief Javier

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Royal-backed reformists set to win Moroccan vote

A new Moroccan political party close to King Mohammed looks set to triumph in local elections. With the majority of votes now counted, the

A new Moroccan political party close to King Mohammed looks set to triumph in local elections. With the majority of votes now counted, the

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Iranians abroad back claims of vote rigging

Iranians living in London have given their reaction to the election outcome back home. Thousands of ex-pats had participated in the poll via

Iranians living in London have given their reaction to the election outcome back home. Thousands of ex-pats had participated in the poll via

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US treads carefully over Iran poll

The United States Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has adopted a softly-softly approach to the dispute over the validity of the Iranian election

The United States Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has adopted a softly-softly approach to the dispute over the validity of the Iranian election