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2009-10-03

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Lisbon treaty laggards: Poland eager, Czech Republic silent

Poland hasn’t yet ratified the Lisbon treaty, but if the Prime Minister has his way, this omission will soon be rectified. Donald Tusk called on

Poland hasn’t yet ratified the Lisbon treaty, but if the Prime Minister has his way, this omission will soon be rectified. Donald Tusk called on

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EU Treaty boost as Ireland votes yes

Opinion polls had predicted a tight result in the referendum in Ireland on the Lisbon Treaty. In the end the result was a landslide. The result not

Opinion polls had predicted a tight result in the referendum in Ireland on the Lisbon Treaty. In the end the result was a landslide. The result not

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Jewish resistance leader, Marek Edelman, dies

Tributes are flooding in, after the death of Marek Edelman. He was the last surviving leader of Jewish groups who fought against the Nazis, when

Tributes are flooding in, after the death of Marek Edelman. He was the last surviving leader of Jewish groups who fought against the Nazis, when

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Greece votes for new government Sunday

Greek voters go to the polls on Sunday, to choose a new government. Surveys suggest the conservative Prime Minister Costas Karamanlis and his

Greek voters go to the polls on Sunday, to choose a new government. Surveys suggest the conservative Prime Minister Costas Karamanlis and his

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21 confirmed dead in Sicily Rainstorms and Landslides

21 people are confirmed dead following rainstorms and landslides in Sicily. The Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi said the number of

21 people are confirmed dead following rainstorms and landslides in Sicily. The Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi said the number of

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Ireland is the toast as "Yes" campaign celebrates in Brussels

It was Guinness all round at Kitty O’Shea’s bar in Brussels, where supporters of the “yes” camp gathered to cheer their side on to victory. For

It was Guinness all round at Kitty O’Shea’s bar in Brussels, where supporters of the “yes” camp gathered to cheer their side on to victory. For

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EU Treaty vote applauded by Irish Prime Minister

Taoiseach, Brian Cowen has confirmed that Ireland has voted decisively in favour of the Lisbon Treaty.With the final figures still to be announced

Taoiseach, Brian Cowen has confirmed that Ireland has voted decisively in favour of the Lisbon Treaty.With the final figures still to be announced

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The EU expresses thanks to the Irish people

After Irish government officials declared victory in Friday’s referendum, the European Commission President Jose Manual Barroso smiled. He thanked

After Irish government officials declared victory in Friday’s referendum, the European Commission President Jose Manual Barroso smiled. He thanked

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EU treaty: early results, "Yes" vote gains ground in Irish referendum

Officials are predicting a convincing win for the “Yes” campaign in the Republic of Ireland’s second referendum on the European Union’s Lisbon

Officials are predicting a convincing win for the “Yes” campaign in the Republic of Ireland’s second referendum on the European Union’s Lisbon

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What would the EU's Lisbon Treaty change?

The institutional future of Europe. It is hardly an absorbing subject. And, what is more, it can be confusing to understand the arguments

The institutional future of Europe. It is hardly an absorbing subject. And, what is more, it can be confusing to understand the arguments

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Thousands of Indonesians still buried after quake

Thousands of Indonesians were still buried under debris, days after a strong quake hit Indonesia’s port city of Padang. In most places, rescue

Thousands of Indonesians were still buried under debris, days after a strong quake hit Indonesia’s port city of Padang. In most places, rescue

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Early results: "Yes" vote gains ground in Irish referendum

Officials are predicting a convincing win for the “Yes” campaign in the Republic of Ireland’s second referendum on the European Union’s Lisbon

Officials are predicting a convincing win for the “Yes” campaign in the Republic of Ireland’s second referendum on the European Union’s Lisbon

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Rio Will Host 2016 Olympics

Rio de Janeiro’s Copacabana beach erupted in samba dancing and joy after the Brazilian city won the vote to hold the 2016 Olympic Games. It’s the

Rio de Janeiro’s Copacabana beach erupted in samba dancing and joy after the Brazilian city won the vote to hold the 2016 Olympic Games. It’s the

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Sebastian Vettel grabs pole position for the Japanese Grand Prix

Red Bull’s Sebastian Vettel has grabbed pole position for the Japanese Grand Prix after a crash-strewn Suzuka qualifying session. Four collasions

Red Bull’s Sebastian Vettel has grabbed pole position for the Japanese Grand Prix after a crash-strewn Suzuka qualifying session. Four collasions

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It's red nose day in space

Canada’s Guy Laliberté is used to high jinks, and they do not come any higher than the latest escapade the Cirque du Soleil founder has embarked

Canada’s Guy Laliberté is used to high jinks, and they do not come any higher than the latest escapade the Cirque du Soleil founder has embarked

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Anger grows at Messina mudslide disaster

18 dead, 35 missing, 79 injured, and 400 homeless. A state of emergency has been declared in Messina in Sicily following Thursday night’s biblical

18 dead, 35 missing, 79 injured, and 400 homeless. A state of emergency has been declared in Messina in Sicily following Thursday night’s biblical

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If at first you don't succeed - EU awaits Irish vote

Unoffical exit polls in the Irish referendum on the EU’s Lisbon treaty suggest the “yes” camp may have won with a 53 percent score. Counting of

Unoffical exit polls in the Irish referendum on the EU’s Lisbon treaty suggest the “yes” camp may have won with a 53 percent score. Counting of

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Hamas reaps reward for Shalit video

The video of captured Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit has stirred emotions in Israel. The sign he is still alive came at a price; the liberation of 20

The video of captured Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit has stirred emotions in Israel. The sign he is still alive came at a price; the liberation of 20

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International aid begins to reach Indonesia

Amateur video filmed on Wednesday after the earthquake struck Indonesia shows the victims’ terror and some of the damage sustained. The United

Amateur video filmed on Wednesday after the earthquake struck Indonesia shows the victims’ terror and some of the damage sustained. The United

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Fareed Zakaria, editor of the international edition of Newsweek

Fareed Zakaria is among the most influential intellectuals in US media. The Mumbai-born 45- year-old is editor of the international edition of

Fareed Zakaria is among the most influential intellectuals in US media. The Mumbai-born 45- year-old is editor of the international edition of