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2009-07-19

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Mauritania's coup leader poised for poll win

The junta leader of Mauritania appears to be on course to win a delayed general election. However, opposition parties have said the poll is a fraud

The junta leader of Mauritania appears to be on course to win a delayed general election. However, opposition parties have said the poll is a fraud

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Summer storms strike Europe

In the holiday season, it is anything but holiday weather. Mother Nature has been wreaking havoc in central Poland, with violent storms damaging

In the holiday season, it is anything but holiday weather. Mother Nature has been wreaking havoc in central Poland, with violent storms damaging

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Belgium announces new residency guidelines

Belgium’s government has announced an agreement over new rules on dealing with illegal immigrants. The issue has sharply divided the country’s

Belgium’s government has announced an agreement over new rules on dealing with illegal immigrants. The issue has sharply divided the country’s

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US condemns Taliban video of soldier

The US has said the release of footage showing a captured soldier in Afghanistan violates international law. In the video, private Bowe Bergdahl

The US has said the release of footage showing a captured soldier in Afghanistan violates international law. In the video, private Bowe Bergdahl

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Netanyahu defies US over East Jerusalem building

A project to build 20 Jewish homes in a prestigious part of mainly Arab East Jerusalem is creating fresh friction between Israel and the United

A project to build 20 Jewish homes in a prestigious part of mainly Arab East Jerusalem is creating fresh friction between Israel and the United

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Police link Jakarta blasts to Jemaah Islamiah

Two days after terror returned to Indonesia’s capital, police have confirmed Friday’s deadly attacks bear all the hallmarks of Jemaah Islamiah.

Two days after terror returned to Indonesia’s capital, police have confirmed Friday’s deadly attacks bear all the hallmarks of Jemaah Islamiah.

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Stars come together for Mandela concert

Dozens of stars from the world of showbusiness have honoured Nelson Mandela with a giant birthday bash. Stevie Wonder was among the big-name

Dozens of stars from the world of showbusiness have honoured Nelson Mandela with a giant birthday bash. Stevie Wonder was among the big-name

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US soldier shown in Taliban video

The Taliban have released footage of a US soldier who went missing on June 30. While the Pentagon has yet to name him, it has confirmed the

The Taliban have released footage of a US soldier who went missing on June 30. While the Pentagon has yet to name him, it has confirmed the

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At least 16 killed in Afghan helicopter crash

At least 16 people have been killed in a helicopter crash at NATO’s largest base in southern Afghanistan. It happened as the civilian aircraft was

At least 16 people have been killed in a helicopter crash at NATO’s largest base in southern Afghanistan. It happened as the civilian aircraft was

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Turkey extends smoking ban

The next phase of Turkey’s controversial smoking ban has come into force. The extension to the existing law from today now prohibits people

The next phase of Turkey’s controversial smoking ban has come into force. The extension to the existing law from today now prohibits people

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Mexico mounts major drugs crackdown

A massive security operation is underway in Mexico, as the government steps up the war against drugs cartels. The surge, one of the biggest in

A massive security operation is underway in Mexico, as the government steps up the war against drugs cartels. The surge, one of the biggest in

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Stalemate in Honduran crisis talks

Negotiating teams looking for a way out of the Honduran crisis have been unable to break the deadlock over deposed President Zelaya’s return to his

Negotiating teams looking for a way out of the Honduran crisis have been unable to break the deadlock over deposed President Zelaya’s return to his

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Brit students quarantined in China

A group of British students and their teachers have been quarantined in China after 4 of them were taken to hospital suffering from Swine Flu

A group of British students and their teachers have been quarantined in China after 4 of them were taken to hospital suffering from Swine Flu

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Ecuador leader denies FARC funding

The President of Ecuador, Rafael Correa, has denied the Colombian rebel group FARC gave funds to his 2006 election campaign. He says a video which

The President of Ecuador, Rafael Correa, has denied the Colombian rebel group FARC gave funds to his 2006 election campaign. He says a video which