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2009-08-15

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Vienna grounds SkyEurope

Vienna airport has stopped servicing SkyEurope planes because the Slovak budget airline hit hard by the economic slowdown has not paid its bills. The

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Japan marks end of WWII

Japan is commemorating the end of World War Two 64 years ago, tens of thousands of Japanese visiting the Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo. The name of the

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Taliban carbombs NATO Kabul HQ

A suicide car bomb attack outside NATO headquarters in Afghanistan shows the gravity of the Taliban’s vow to disrupt elections five days away. At

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Colombia agrees US troop deal

The Colombian government has confirmed it has signed a deal to increase the presence of American troops in its territory. A number of South American

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Woodstock remembered

Woodstock, described by Rolling stone magazine as one of the 50 moments that changed the history of Rock `n` Roll and defined a generation, is