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2009-08-23

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Afghan challenger claims election "widely rigged"

In Afghanistan the counting of votes continues amidst accusations that the election has been ‘widely rigged’. Those are the allegations made by Dr

In Afghanistan the counting of votes continues amidst accusations that the election has been ‘widely rigged’. Those are the allegations made by Dr

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Baltic Way protest remembered

A ceremony marking the 20th anniversary of the Baltic Way protest has been taking place in Lithuania. It was one of the key events in the Baltic

A ceremony marking the 20th anniversary of the Baltic Way protest has been taking place in Lithuania. It was one of the key events in the Baltic

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Israel want Swedish apology over "organ trade"

A diplomatic row has erupted between Sweden and Israel over an allegedly anti-semitic newspaper article. Israel wants an apology after the Swedish

A diplomatic row has erupted between Sweden and Israel over an allegedly anti-semitic newspaper article. Israel wants an apology after the Swedish

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Athens fire rekindles tragic memories

The Athens fire has brought back memories in Greece of two summers ago, when a 10-day inferno killed 65 people. This time, so far, no-one is known to

The Athens fire has brought back memories in Greece of two summers ago, when a 10-day inferno killed 65 people. This time, so far, no-one is known to

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Wildfire threatens at the gates of Athens

Wildfires in Greece have left dozens of houses completely torched in the suburbs of Athens. Thousands of residents have fled their homes, while

Wildfires in Greece have left dozens of houses completely torched in the suburbs of Athens. Thousands of residents have fled their homes, while

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Italy searches for super lotto winner

There is one question most of Italy is asking today, who is the man who won Europe’s biggest ever lottery jackpot of more than 147 million euros. We

There is one question most of Italy is asking today, who is the man who won Europe’s biggest ever lottery jackpot of more than 147 million euros. We

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Happy holidays, Mr. President

America’s first family is getting to ready for its first presidential vacation, which starts on Monday on the exclusive Massachusetts island of

America’s first family is getting to ready for its first presidential vacation, which starts on Monday on the exclusive Massachusetts island of

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Venezuelans protest over schools law

Protests over a controversial new education law have sparked violence on the streets of the Venezuelan capital. Police fired water cannons, tear gas

Protests over a controversial new education law have sparked violence on the streets of the Venezuelan capital. Police fired water cannons, tear gas

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A sign of better ties between the two Koreas

The South Korean president has met with two North Korean officials for the first time since taking office 18 months ago. Lee Myung-bak has been

The South Korean president has met with two North Korean officials for the first time since taking office 18 months ago. Lee Myung-bak has been

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Athens at risk of Greek wildfires

Wildfires in Greece have reached the suburbs of Athens. The flames have been spreading steadily toward the capital since Friday and are now

Wildfires in Greece have reached the suburbs of Athens. The flames have been spreading steadily toward the capital since Friday and are now

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Greek wildfires reach Athens

Wildfires raging out of control in Greece have now reached the outskirts of Athens itself. More than 60 fires have been reported across the country

Wildfires raging out of control in Greece have now reached the outskirts of Athens itself. More than 60 fires have been reported across the country

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Baltic states commemorate independence drive

The three Baltic states have launched events to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the start of the drive for independence from the Soviet Union. It

The three Baltic states have launched events to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the start of the drive for independence from the Soviet Union. It

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Bribes scandal hits German universities

Germany’s famed reputation for educational excellence has been hit by a scandal over degrees for sale. Prosecutors are investigating up to one

Germany’s famed reputation for educational excellence has been hit by a scandal over degrees for sale. Prosecutors are investigating up to one

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Tuscan village celebrates record lottery win

A small village in Tuscany is celebrating one of its number becoming a multi-millionaire. Bagnone has around 2,000 residents, and it’s said they all

A small village in Tuscany is celebrating one of its number becoming a multi-millionaire. Bagnone has around 2,000 residents, and it’s said they all