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2009-07-26

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European fires being brought under control

Forest fires in many parts of southern Europe are being brought under control — but authorities remain on maximum alert. In Sardinia falling

Forest fires in many parts of southern Europe are being brought under control — but authorities remain on maximum alert. In Sardinia falling

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Suicide bomb attack in Chechnya

A suicide bomb attack has killed 5 policemen and a civilian in Chechnya. The regional Emergency Ministry said the attacker approached a crowd near

A suicide bomb attack has killed 5 policemen and a civilian in Chechnya. The regional Emergency Ministry said the attacker approached a crowd near

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Iran opposition calls for victims to be remembered

There has been more unrest in Iran after the cancellation of a memorial service for a young victim of post election violence. Several dozen

There has been more unrest in Iran after the cancellation of a memorial service for a young victim of post election violence. Several dozen

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Guinea-Bissau Elections

Elections have been going on today to elect a new president in the small West African state of Guinea-Bissau. The election, the second round, was

Elections have been going on today to elect a new president in the small West African state of Guinea-Bissau. The election, the second round, was

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US pledges peace as Mitchell visits Middle East

The US says it wants Syria’s help to forge a peace deal between Israel and the Palestinians. Washington’s special envoy to the region George

The US says it wants Syria’s help to forge a peace deal between Israel and the Palestinians. Washington’s special envoy to the region George

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French President in Hospital

The French President Nicholas Sarkozy was taken ill while out jogging earlier today. The incident occurred while he was at his private residence

The French President Nicholas Sarkozy was taken ill while out jogging earlier today. The incident occurred while he was at his private residence

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Fires Being Brought Under Control

After days of fire many parts of southern Europe the flames are slowly being brought under control. In Sardinia, one of the worst affected areas

After days of fire many parts of southern Europe the flames are slowly being brought under control. In Sardinia, one of the worst affected areas

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Six die in Stockholm fire

At least six people have been killed, most of them children, in a fire near Stockholm. The fire broke out on the ground floor of a building late

At least six people have been killed, most of them children, in a fire near Stockholm. The fire broke out on the ground floor of a building late

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Election-rigging claims in Kyrgystan

Claims of ballot-rigging have been made after the release of amateur video in Kyrgizstan. The current Presdient Kurmanbek Bakiyev received close

Claims of ballot-rigging have been made after the release of amateur video in Kyrgizstan. The current Presdient Kurmanbek Bakiyev received close

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Further border protests in Honduras

For a second day deposed president Manuel Zelaya went back to the Honduran border to protest his exile. Despite calls to avoid confrontation and

For a second day deposed president Manuel Zelaya went back to the Honduran border to protest his exile. Despite calls to avoid confrontation and

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Ferrari F1 driver Massa in stable condition

Ferrari’s Formula 1 driver Felipe Massa is in a stable condition after fracturing his skull in a freak accident during qualifying for the Hungarian

Ferrari’s Formula 1 driver Felipe Massa is in a stable condition after fracturing his skull in a freak accident during qualifying for the Hungarian

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High turn out in Iraqi Kurd poll

In Kurdish-run Northern Iraq a larger than expected voter turnout meant polling stations were kept open an hour later than scheduled in regional

In Kurdish-run Northern Iraq a larger than expected voter turnout meant polling stations were kept open an hour later than scheduled in regional

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Exiled Honduras president camps out on border

Day two of the stand-off on the Honduras border. Deposed president, Manuel Zelaya told supporters he would set up camp on the Nicaraguan side, to put

Day two of the stand-off on the Honduras border. Deposed president, Manuel Zelaya told supporters he would set up camp on the Nicaraguan side, to put

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Worldwide protests send a clear message to Tehran

A day of rallies around the world sent a message of protest yesterday to the Iranian leadership in the wake of the recent disputed presidential

A day of rallies around the world sent a message of protest yesterday to the Iranian leadership in the wake of the recent disputed presidential

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Mass suicide attack in Afghanistan

Up to seven suicide bombers attacked government buildings in the East Afghanistan city of Khost, but appear to have inflicted few, if any

Up to seven suicide bombers attacked government buildings in the East Afghanistan city of Khost, but appear to have inflicted few, if any