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2009-07-04

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Wreckage of Comoros airbus found

Five days since the Comoros aircrash and still the victim’s families are agitating for action. Between 10 and 40 000 people marched in French city

Five days since the Comoros aircrash and still the victim’s families are agitating for action. Between 10 and 40 000 people marched in French city

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Anti US base protest turns violent

There have been violent clashes between riot police and demonstrators protesting against the planned extension of a US military base in Italy. The

There have been violent clashes between riot police and demonstrators protesting against the planned extension of a US military base in Italy. The

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Taliban hit back in Afghanistan

The Taliban have struck back against a US-led offensive against insurgent forces in Afghanistan. Two American soldiers died in an attack on an army

The Taliban have struck back against a US-led offensive against insurgent forces in Afghanistan. Two American soldiers died in an attack on an army

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Chechen police killed in Ingushetia

In the worst attack of its kind in months nine Chechen police officers have been killed and another 10 wounded by assault rifle and grenade fire in

In the worst attack of its kind in months nine Chechen police officers have been killed and another 10 wounded by assault rifle and grenade fire in

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Army rewards volunteers with US citizenship

US Vice President Joe Biden is in Iraq for some special independence day events, notably the taking the oath of allegiance for over 200 members of

US Vice President Joe Biden is in Iraq for some special independence day events, notably the taking the oath of allegiance for over 200 members of

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Bulgaria voters' day of reflection

The right-wing GERB party is set for victory in Bulgaria tomorrow, frustration with the recession and widespread corruption expected to harm the

The right-wing GERB party is set for victory in Bulgaria tomorrow, frustration with the recession and widespread corruption expected to harm the

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Tackling security in Guinee Bissau

Guinee Bissau. This small country in West Africa is one of the world’s poorest and, in recent times, among the least stable. In less than three years

Guinee Bissau. This small country in West Africa is one of the world’s poorest and, in recent times, among the least stable. In less than three years

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NY reopens famous tourist attraction

Start making your holiday plans now because the Statue of Liberty’s crown has reopened for business after September the 11th denied sightseers the

Start making your holiday plans now because the Statue of Liberty’s crown has reopened for business after September the 11th denied sightseers the

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Bulgarian electors set to press eject

Bulgaria votes tomorrow in a climate with the familiar chill of defeat for incumbants gripped by an economic crisis. Opinion polls say Socialist

Bulgaria votes tomorrow in a climate with the familiar chill of defeat for incumbants gripped by an economic crisis. Opinion polls say Socialist

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Train crash overshadows French getaway

France’s annual summer getaway has been overshadowed by a train crash in the centre of the country which left 13 people injured, one critically.

France’s annual summer getaway has been overshadowed by a train crash in the centre of the country which left 13 people injured, one critically.

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Ban fails to meet Aung San Suu Kyi

The head of the United Nations has admitted his deep disappointment at his failure to meet Aung San Suu Kyi in Myanmar. Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon

The head of the United Nations has admitted his deep disappointment at his failure to meet Aung San Suu Kyi in Myanmar. Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon

Europe

Dehumanising the Roma people in Hungary

Banned by court order, the far right Magyar Garda enjoys impunity thanks to bonds with the police, as abuse of Roma claims lives. Opportunity awaits

Banned by court order, the far right Magyar Garda enjoys impunity thanks to bonds with the police, as abuse of Roma claims lives. Opportunity awaits

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N.Korea test fires a sixth missile

North Korea is reported to have test-fired a sixth missile today, said to be a ‘Scud’ type rocket with a range of about 500 kms. It further stokes

North Korea is reported to have test-fired a sixth missile today, said to be a ‘Scud’ type rocket with a range of about 500 kms. It further stokes

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French train derails: 13 hurt

A train has derailed near the French town of Limoges, injuring 13 people, two of them seriously. Some 450 passengers were travelling on the

A train has derailed near the French town of Limoges, injuring 13 people, two of them seriously. Some 450 passengers were travelling on the

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US residents only for Jackson's Internet draw

The race is on to get hold of tickets for Michael Jackson’s memorial service on Tuesday but the process is proving frustrating for many fans. Some

The race is on to get hold of tickets for Michael Jackson’s memorial service on Tuesday but the process is proving frustrating for many fans. Some

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Sarah Palin to quit as Alaska Governor

Former Republican vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin has stunned the US political world by announcing her resignation as governor of Alaska

Former Republican vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin has stunned the US political world by announcing her resignation as governor of Alaska

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Six people including baby killed in London blaze

A fire has killed six people including three children after sweeping through a tower block in southeast London. A three-week-old baby and

A fire has killed six people including three children after sweeping through a tower block in southeast London. A three-week-old baby and