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2009-06-28

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Kirchner play high risk game

The Kirchners are playing a high-risk hand in Argentina’s General election today.   It could see the party they brought to power lose control of

The Kirchners are playing a high-risk hand in Argentina’s General election today.   It could see the party they brought to power lose control of

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Tax heads German conservatives' election campaign

German conservatives have agreed the manifesto that will drive their campaign into the general election in September. In Berlin the Christian

German conservatives have agreed the manifesto that will drive their campaign into the general election in September. In Berlin the Christian

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Count begins in key Albanian election

Voting has closed in Albania in a parliamentary election seen as key to the country’s immediate chances of joining the European Union. Current

Voting has closed in Albania in a parliamentary election seen as key to the country’s immediate chances of joining the European Union. Current

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Border bother for visitors to Italy

Tough luck for tourists as Italy tightens its borders. For the next two weeks, Italy is suspending the Schengen Agreement, which abolished border

Tough luck for tourists as Italy tightens its borders. For the next two weeks, Italy is suspending the Schengen Agreement, which abolished border

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Honduran army expels Zelaya to Costa Rica

The president of Honduras has sought political exile in Costa Rica after being forced out of office by the Honduran army. Manuel Zelaya says his

The president of Honduras has sought political exile in Costa Rica after being forced out of office by the Honduran army. Manuel Zelaya says his

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Honduran referendum turns into coup

There is confusion in Honduras with the news the president has been placed under house arrest by the army, and that soldiers have surrounded the

There is confusion in Honduras with the news the president has been placed under house arrest by the army, and that soldiers have surrounded the

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Hariri starts tough task of leading Lebanon

Beirut has woken up with a Hariri prime minister again. People interviewed saw the development as broadly positive as long as violence did not

Beirut has woken up with a Hariri prime minister again. People interviewed saw the development as broadly positive as long as violence did not

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Miliband calls for immediate release of embassy 8

Britain’s Foreign Minister David Miliband has called for the immediate release from custody of eight local employees of the British embassy in

Britain’s Foreign Minister David Miliband has called for the immediate release from custody of eight local employees of the British embassy in

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Jackson family awaits 2nd autopsy results

The family of Michael Jackson has requested a second autopsy on the star’s body as they still have unanswered questions over his death. Celebrity

The family of Michael Jackson has requested a second autopsy on the star’s body as they still have unanswered questions over his death. Celebrity

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Argentina votes in uncertainty

Argentina is voting today in mid-term elections that bode badly for President Cristina Fernandez. Her allies are predicted to lose their majority

Argentina is voting today in mid-term elections that bode badly for President Cristina Fernandez. Her allies are predicted to lose their majority

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High-stakes election for Guinea-Bissau

It is one of the world’s poorest countries and a crossroads for the cocaine trade. Today Guinea Bissau elects a president to replace the one

It is one of the world’s poorest countries and a crossroads for the cocaine trade. Today Guinea Bissau elects a president to replace the one

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Iranian opposition rejects vote recount

Iran’s defeated opposition leader has rejected the idea of a partial recount of presidential election votes, and demanded a new ballot. Mir Hossein

Iran’s defeated opposition leader has rejected the idea of a partial recount of presidential election votes, and demanded a new ballot. Mir Hossein

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NATO/Russia re-establish military ties

NATO and Russia have relaunched formal cooperation on security threats after their first high-level talks since falling out over the Georgia war last

NATO and Russia have relaunched formal cooperation on security threats after their first high-level talks since falling out over the Georgia war last

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Second autopsy carried out on Michael Jackson

A second, independent, autopsy has been carried out on the body of Michael Jackson, as speculation mounts over the circumstances of his death. His

A second, independent, autopsy has been carried out on the body of Michael Jackson, as speculation mounts over the circumstances of his death. His