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2009-06-20

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Mousavi insists on election annulment

Adding to the growing tension, Mirhossein Mousavi has sent a letter to ruling clerics insisting that the disputed June 12 election be annulled. The

Adding to the growing tension, Mirhossein Mousavi has sent a letter to ruling clerics insisting that the disputed June 12 election be annulled. The

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Russia sets nuclear arms talks agenda

In Amsterdam, Russia’s President Dmitry Medvedev has laid out his plans for the forthcoming arms negotiations with the United States. He will meet

In Amsterdam, Russia’s President Dmitry Medvedev has laid out his plans for the forthcoming arms negotiations with the United States. He will meet

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Deadly suicide truck bomb in Iraq

In Iraq, a suicide truck bomber has killed at least 50 people and left up to 150 others injured. The victims were targeted as they left a Shi’ite

In Iraq, a suicide truck bomber has killed at least 50 people and left up to 150 others injured. The victims were targeted as they left a Shi’ite

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French probe alleged Pakistani role in bombing

French magistrates investigating an attack in Pakistan blamed on Islamist militants that killed 11 French nationals in 2002 are looking into

French magistrates investigating an attack in Pakistan blamed on Islamist militants that killed 11 French nationals in 2002 are looking into

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Spain protests against ETA

Thousands of people are expected to take part in mass rallies across Spain tonight in protest against ETA. The militant Basque separatist group has

Thousands of people are expected to take part in mass rallies across Spain tonight in protest against ETA. The militant Basque separatist group has

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Another massive display of defiance in Iran

The Iranian Supreme Leader demanded an end to street protests; the opposition is clearly not ready to obey. There have been clashes with police and a

The Iranian Supreme Leader demanded an end to street protests; the opposition is clearly not ready to obey. There have been clashes with police and a

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Iran police declare protests illegal

Iranian police have threatened to deal firmly with any protests today. It comes ahead of a planned rally in Tehran this afternoon in support of the

Iranian police have threatened to deal firmly with any protests today. It comes ahead of a planned rally in Tehran this afternoon in support of the

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French probe alleged Pakistani role in bombing

It has emerged that French magistrates investigating an attack in Pakistan that killed 11 French nationals seven years ago are looking into

It has emerged that French magistrates investigating an attack in Pakistan that killed 11 French nationals seven years ago are looking into

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Spotlight on Iranian militia force

Iran’s religious militia, the Basij force, has come under the spotlight. They were accused of firing on Mousavi demonstrators and carrying out brutal

Iran’s religious militia, the Basij force, has come under the spotlight. They were accused of firing on Mousavi demonstrators and carrying out brutal

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Greece opens new Acropolis museum

Greece is making last minute preparations to open the gates of the long-awaited Acropolis Museum. Dignitaries from around the world will attend the

Greece is making last minute preparations to open the gates of the long-awaited Acropolis Museum. Dignitaries from around the world will attend the

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Ali Khamenei's big gamble

Observers say the stance taken by Khamenei is a gamble that pushes the opposition to a pivotal moment: either back down or risk a crushing response

Observers say the stance taken by Khamenei is a gamble that pushes the opposition to a pivotal moment: either back down or risk a crushing response

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Stage set for Iranian showdown

Iran faces a defining moment not only in its current political crisis but even in the life of the regime itself today – if protesters defy a stern

Iran faces a defining moment not only in its current political crisis but even in the life of the regime itself today – if protesters defy a stern

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Central European call for anti-crisis co-operation

Central European leaders are calling for more regional co-operation to combat the global economic crisis and better distribution of energy resources

Central European leaders are calling for more regional co-operation to combat the global economic crisis and better distribution of energy resources

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Obama toughens Iran rhetoric

Until now President Obama has stayed mostly neutral on Iran’s disputed election result. He does not want to leave himself open to accusations from

Until now President Obama has stayed mostly neutral on Iran’s disputed election result. He does not want to leave himself open to accusations from

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Air France to compensate crash victims

Air France says it will compensate families of victims aboard flight 447 which was lost over the Atlantic on June 1st. The airline says it still does

Air France says it will compensate families of victims aboard flight 447 which was lost over the Atlantic on June 1st. The airline says it still does