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2009-09-13

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Oil key issue as Norway prepares to vote

Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg is struggling to cling onto power in Norway’s tight election race.    Opinion polls show his Socialist coalition is

Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg is struggling to cling onto power in Norway’s tight election race.    Opinion polls show his Socialist coalition is

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Pre-election TV clash in Germany

Two weeks ahead of a general election, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her main rival Frank-Walter Steinmeier are preparing to do battle this

Two weeks ahead of a general election, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her main rival Frank-Walter Steinmeier are preparing to do battle this

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Radioactive fears after shipwreck is found off Italy

A secret shipwreck found off Italy’s southern coast has set alarm bells ringing. Far from containing hidden treasure, the cargo on board the

A secret shipwreck found off Italy’s southern coast has set alarm bells ringing. Far from containing hidden treasure, the cargo on board the

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Ugandan police slammed over riot response

Human rights activists have slammed security forces in Uganda for their handling of deadly riots in the capital, Kampala. Citing concerns over

Human rights activists have slammed security forces in Uganda for their handling of deadly riots in the capital, Kampala. Citing concerns over

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Israel's Peres back to work after passing out

Israeli President Shimon Peres has resumed normal duties despite briefly collapsing at a lecture in Tel Aviv on Saturday. Earlier, the

Israeli President Shimon Peres has resumed normal duties despite briefly collapsing at a lecture in Tel Aviv on Saturday. Earlier, the

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Kazakhstan drug clinic blaze kills 38

Dozens of people have died in a fire at a clinic for drug addicts in Kazakhstan. The blaze broke out early this morning, claiming at least 38

Dozens of people have died in a fire at a clinic for drug addicts in Kazakhstan. The blaze broke out early this morning, claiming at least 38

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Merkel rival faces uphill struggle in TV debate

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her main rival go head to head this evening in a live pre-election TV clash many see as a last chance for

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her main rival go head to head this evening in a live pre-election TV clash many see as a last chance for

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Turkish authorities under fire after floods

After this week’s deadly floods dubbed the “disaster of the century” in Turkey, a wave of anger has now hit the country. Istanbul’s municipality

After this week’s deadly floods dubbed the “disaster of the century” in Turkey, a wave of anger has now hit the country. Istanbul’s municipality

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Protesters rally against Obama health reforms

Despite the President pushing hard to reform US healthcare, tens of thousands have rallied in Washington against his plans. Many fiercely oppose

Despite the President pushing hard to reform US healthcare, tens of thousands have rallied in Washington against his plans. Many fiercely oppose

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Israel's President Shimon Peres leaves hospital

Israeli President Shimon Peres has been given the all clear from hospital after briefly passing out during a lecture in Tel Aviv. The 86-year-old

Israeli President Shimon Peres has been given the all clear from hospital after briefly passing out during a lecture in Tel Aviv. The 86-year-old

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Portugal election 'wide open'

Portugal’s ruling Socialists have slipped in opinion poll ratings leaving them slightly ahead of the main opposition with just two weeks to go

Portugal’s ruling Socialists have slipped in opinion poll ratings leaving them slightly ahead of the main opposition with just two weeks to go

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Peres 'recovering' after collapse

Israeli President Shimon Peres is said to be recovering well and no longer in danger after briefly passing out during a ceremony in Tel Aviv. The

Israeli President Shimon Peres is said to be recovering well and no longer in danger after briefly passing out during a ceremony in Tel Aviv. The

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Data protection march in Berlin

More than 10,000 people have been demonstrating on the streets of Berlin to demand better personal data protection. Under the banner “freedom not

More than 10,000 people have been demonstrating on the streets of Berlin to demand better personal data protection. Under the banner “freedom not

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Germany awaits one and only TV election debate

The one and only television debate between the leading candidates for the German chancellorship takes place this evening, with challenger Frank

The one and only television debate between the leading candidates for the German chancellorship takes place this evening, with challenger Frank

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Israeli war film takes Golden Lion prize at Venice

Director Samuel Moaz celebrates after his hard-hitting Israeli war movie “Lebanon” won the Golden Lion for best picture at the Venice film festival

Director Samuel Moaz celebrates after his hard-hitting Israeli war movie “Lebanon” won the Golden Lion for best picture at the Venice film festival