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2009-08-01

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65th Anniversary of Warsaw Uprising

Thousands of Poles and a large number of second world war veterans have been marking the 65th anniversary of the Warsaw Uprising. It was a heroic

Thousands of Poles and a large number of second world war veterans have been marking the 65th anniversary of the Warsaw Uprising. It was a heroic

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Philippines says farewell to Aquino

The Philippines has declared 10 days of mourning following the death of former president Corazon Aquino. Known as ‘Cory’ to millions of

The Philippines has declared 10 days of mourning following the death of former president Corazon Aquino. Known as ‘Cory’ to millions of

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Amsterdam, the gay city

Gay Dutch soldiers and police have marched in uniform, for the first time, along with other homosexuals as Amsterdam celebrates Gay Pride Week.

Gay Dutch soldiers and police have marched in uniform, for the first time, along with other homosexuals as Amsterdam celebrates Gay Pride Week.

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Iran detains 3 US backpackers

An Iranian public television station has confirmed that three hikers from the United States have been detained. The broadcaster Al-Alam said the

An Iranian public television station has confirmed that three hikers from the United States have been detained. The broadcaster Al-Alam said the

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Trials of Iranian protestors begin

In Iran the trials have begun of prominent moderates arrested shortly after the country’s controversial presidential election in June. They are

In Iran the trials have begun of prominent moderates arrested shortly after the country’s controversial presidential election in June. They are

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Fears of UK security service sneak-in

Did Al-Qaeda try to infiltrate the UK’s domestic security service MI5? It is certainly a question being raised by a conservative MP who is

Did Al-Qaeda try to infiltrate the UK’s domestic security service MI5? It is certainly a question being raised by a conservative MP who is

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Flu fears diminish on cruise ship

The majority of passengers on a cruise ship carrying possible flu victims have been allowed to disembark in southern France. The “Voyager of the

The majority of passengers on a cruise ship carrying possible flu victims have been allowed to disembark in southern France. The “Voyager of the

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The Aquino legacy

With her election to the presidency of the Philippines in 1986 Corazon Aquino swept away a corrupt dictator and maintained democracy in the country

With her election to the presidency of the Philippines in 1986 Corazon Aquino swept away a corrupt dictator and maintained democracy in the country

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Filipinos say goodbye to 'Cory'

People in the Philippines have been saying their final farewells to former leader Corazon Aquino.   Known to millions of Filipinos as ‘Cory’, she

People in the Philippines have been saying their final farewells to former leader Corazon Aquino.   Known to millions of Filipinos as ‘Cory’, she

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Cuban congress put on hold

In a surprise move Cuban President Raul Castro has postponed the ruling communist party’s first congress in 12 years. He indicated it might be the

In a surprise move Cuban President Raul Castro has postponed the ruling communist party’s first congress in 12 years. He indicated it might be the

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Russia opens new base in Kyrgystan

Russia has opened a second military base in the former soviet republic of Kyrgystan.   It was a happy 60th birthday greeting for President Kurmanbek

Russia has opened a second military base in the former soviet republic of Kyrgystan.   It was a happy 60th birthday greeting for President Kurmanbek

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Trials of Iranian protestors begin

In Iran the trials have begun of prominent moderates arrested shortly after the country’s controversial presidential election in June. They are

In Iran the trials have begun of prominent moderates arrested shortly after the country’s controversial presidential election in June. They are

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New EU deal with Ukraine over gas reform

International financial institutions and the European Union have reached a deal to restructure and modernise Ukraine’s Gas sector. In return

International financial institutions and the European Union have reached a deal to restructure and modernise Ukraine’s Gas sector. In return

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Gay marriage ruled unconstitutional in Portugal

Two women in Portugal have lost their court appeal to allow them to marry. Teresa Pires and Helena Paixao first began their bid to wed back in

Two women in Portugal have lost their court appeal to allow them to marry. Teresa Pires and Helena Paixao first began their bid to wed back in

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Police clampdown on Russian freedom demo

Russian police have arrested dozens of anti-Kremlin activists for holding an illegal demonstration in Moscow’s Triumfalnaya Square. Some 100

Russian police have arrested dozens of anti-Kremlin activists for holding an illegal demonstration in Moscow’s Triumfalnaya Square. Some 100

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Agreement could pave way for Croatian EU membership

The prime ministers of Slovenia and Croatia have announced progress in summit talks that could pave the way for Croatia to enter the European Union

The prime ministers of Slovenia and Croatia have announced progress in summit talks that could pave the way for Croatia to enter the European Union

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New EU deal with Ukraine over gas reform

International financial institutions and the European Union have reached a deal to restructure and modernise Ukraine’s Gas sector. In return

International financial institutions and the European Union have reached a deal to restructure and modernise Ukraine’s Gas sector. In return

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Thousands turnout across Spain to reject violence

Thousands on the Spanish island of Majorca held a rally and clapped their hands to show their rejection at what is believed to be the latest attack

Thousands on the Spanish island of Majorca held a rally and clapped their hands to show their rejection at what is believed to be the latest attack