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2009-09-19

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Danish soldier killed in Afghan sniper attack

A Danish soldier has been killed and another wounded in a sniper attack in the Helmand province of Afghanistan. The two were on patrol when they

A Danish soldier has been killed and another wounded in a sniper attack in the Helmand province of Afghanistan. The two were on patrol when they

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Belgrade bootboy threat cancels gay pride parade

Gay rights activists have called off Sunday’s planned pride parade in Belgrade after the Serb authorities requested the event be moved amid security

Gay rights activists have called off Sunday’s planned pride parade in Belgrade after the Serb authorities requested the event be moved amid security

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Opel workers in Spain demonstrate against job cuts

Thousands take to the streets in Zaragoza, Spain to protest against the possible closure of the local Opel car plant. A full or partial shutdown

Thousands take to the streets in Zaragoza, Spain to protest against the possible closure of the local Opel car plant. A full or partial shutdown

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Beer time in Bavaria as polls and hangovers loom

Germany’s general election maybe just be over a week away but the people of Munich had other things on their mind as the city’s Oktoberfest got

Germany’s general election maybe just be over a week away but the people of Munich had other things on their mind as the city’s Oktoberfest got

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At least eight immigrants drown in shipwreck off Morocco

At least eight people have been killed after a dinghy transporting would-be immigrants to Spain sunk of the Moroccan coast, near the island of

At least eight people have been killed after a dinghy transporting would-be immigrants to Spain sunk of the Moroccan coast, near the island of

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Rome sees a rise in gay attacks

One of Rome’s favourite gay night spots has been attacked for the second time in less than a month. The entrance to the Qube club in the Italian

One of Rome’s favourite gay night spots has been attacked for the second time in less than a month. The entrance to the Qube club in the Italian

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Second night of riots in Brussels - 43 arrested

Police in the Belgian capital Brussels have arrested 43 people following a second night of civil unrest. On Thursday, nine police were injured

Police in the Belgian capital Brussels have arrested 43 people following a second night of civil unrest. On Thursday, nine police were injured

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Danish soldier killed in Helmand

A Danish soldier has been killed in Afghanistan and another injured after their patrol came under fire from insurgents. The two troops were

A Danish soldier has been killed in Afghanistan and another injured after their patrol came under fire from insurgents. The two troops were

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Belgrade bootboys look set to block gay pride march

Sunday’s planned gay pride march in Belgrade faces cancellation despite assurances from Serb President Boris Tadic that those taking part will be

Sunday’s planned gay pride march in Belgrade faces cancellation despite assurances from Serb President Boris Tadic that those taking part will be

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Two dead in Mexico City subway shoot out

At least two people have been killed in Mexico City after a gun fight inside one of the capital’s subway stations. Security Camera footage showed

At least two people have been killed in Mexico City after a gun fight inside one of the capital’s subway stations. Security Camera footage showed

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Havana hosts huge peace concert

Revolution Square in Havana undergoes the final preparations ahead of Sunday’s concert for peace where more than half an million people are expected

Revolution Square in Havana undergoes the final preparations ahead of Sunday’s concert for peace where more than half an million people are expected

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Spain and France hit by flash floods

Overnight flash flooding in France and Spain has caused widespread damage. While there were no reports of casualties, fire fighters were forced

Overnight flash flooding in France and Spain has caused widespread damage. While there were no reports of casualties, fire fighters were forced

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German election al-Qaeda terror threat alert

Security forces in Germany are on a heightened state of alert, aware of an increased threat of terrorist attack in the run up to the general election

Security forces in Germany are on a heightened state of alert, aware of an increased threat of terrorist attack in the run up to the general election

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Portugal awash with election espionage claims

Claims of dirty tricks carried out by the Portuguese intelligence service in the general-election campaign have prompted an unprecedented denial from

Claims of dirty tricks carried out by the Portuguese intelligence service in the general-election campaign have prompted an unprecedented denial from

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US intelligence report sparked missile u-turn

The American decision to scrap its missile shield based in eastern Europe was based on a revised intelligence report that said Iran was much further

The American decision to scrap its missile shield based in eastern Europe was based on a revised intelligence report that said Iran was much further