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2009-10-04

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New Greek government faces hard budget decisions

Analysts have been highlighting the scale of the challenges facing George Papandreou and the incoming socialist government. Euronews got the

Analysts have been highlighting the scale of the challenges facing George Papandreou and the incoming socialist government. Euronews got the

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Painstaking search in Indonesia amid fading hope

With thousands of people still missing Indonesian villagers have been desperately digging in the rubble for survivors of Wednesday’s earthquake

With thousands of people still missing Indonesian villagers have been desperately digging in the rubble for survivors of Wednesday’s earthquake

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Argentine folk singer Mercedes Sosa dies

Argentine folk singing legend Mercedes Sosa has died at the age of 74. Called “the voice of the silent majority”, Sosa was credited with

Argentine folk singing legend Mercedes Sosa has died at the age of 74. Called “the voice of the silent majority”, Sosa was credited with

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Anger in Sicily as landslide toll doubles

People in Sicily have turned their wrath on the government over landslides that claimed at least 22 lives. That figure could double as some 40 others

People in Sicily have turned their wrath on the government over landslides that claimed at least 22 lives. That figure could double as some 40 others

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British army chief backs call for more troops in Afghanistan

The new head of the British army has backed calls to send more soldiers to Afghanistan, warning that losing the war would embolden Al-Qaeda with

The new head of the British army has backed calls to send more soldiers to Afghanistan, warning that losing the war would embolden Al-Qaeda with

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Pressure on Czech and Polish leaders after Irish vote

With Ireland having made its voice loud and clear on the Lisbon Treaty, attention now switches to the Czech Republic and Poland, which have yet to

With Ireland having made its voice loud and clear on the Lisbon Treaty, attention now switches to the Czech Republic and Poland, which have yet to

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Greek candidates vote in snap poll

Voting continues in Greece for a new government, with the country’s leaders casting their ballots. Recent opinion polls suggest the conservative

Voting continues in Greece for a new government, with the country’s leaders casting their ballots. Recent opinion polls suggest the conservative

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Ex-Bertelsmann chief Mohn dies aged 88

Reinhard Mohn, the former chief executive of Bertelsmann, who turned the German publisher into one of the world’s top five media companies, has

Reinhard Mohn, the former chief executive of Bertelsmann, who turned the German publisher into one of the world’s top five media companies, has

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UN nuclear plant inspection in Iran Oct. 25

Iran will allow UN inspectors to tour its new uranium enrichment facility later in the month, according to the UN’s nuclear watchdog. The Head of

Iran will allow UN inspectors to tour its new uranium enrichment facility later in the month, according to the UN’s nuclear watchdog. The Head of

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Vettel wins FI Japanese Grand Prix

Red Bull’s Sebastian Vettel has won Formula One’s Japanese Grand Prix reviving his championship hopes. The German driver crossed the line 4.8

Red Bull’s Sebastian Vettel has won Formula One’s Japanese Grand Prix reviving his championship hopes. The German driver crossed the line 4.8

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Chinese Premier to target disarmament in NKorea

Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao has arrived in Pyongyang, on a visit expected to focus on reviving nuclear disarmament talks. In a rare gesture, Kim

Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao has arrived in Pyongyang, on a visit expected to focus on reviving nuclear disarmament talks. In a rare gesture, Kim

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Greek elections: Greek Conservatives may rue snap poll

The Greeks go to the polls today in a general election that could see the Socialists make a comeback. They have a six-point lead in opinion polls

The Greeks go to the polls today in a general election that could see the Socialists make a comeback. They have a six-point lead in opinion polls

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Italy begins inquiry into Messina disaster

The state prosecutor in Messina has opened an official inquiry into “disaster due to imprudence” following the mudslides in Sicily which killed 21

The state prosecutor in Messina has opened an official inquiry into “disaster due to imprudence” following the mudslides in Sicily which killed 21

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Little hope for any more Indonesian survivors

Four days into the aftermath of the earthquake in Indonesia and only bodies are now being found in Padang’s wrecked buildings. Hope is fading fast

Four days into the aftermath of the earthquake in Indonesia and only bodies are now being found in Padang’s wrecked buildings. Hope is fading fast

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Mystery surrounds Nakagawa death

The former Japanese finance minister Shoichi Nakagawa has been found dead in his bed at home. He was 56. The Liberal Democrat lost the

The former Japanese finance minister Shoichi Nakagawa has been found dead in his bed at home. He was 56. The Liberal Democrat lost the

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Italians march to defend press freedoms

Organisers say 300,000 people marched in Rome on Saturday to protest against the domination of Italian media by Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi

Organisers say 300,000 people marched in Rome on Saturday to protest against the domination of Italian media by Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi