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2009-10-10

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Turkey and Armenia sign historic peace agreement

Turkey and Armenia have signed a historic peace agreement ending a century of hostility – hostility that stemmed from the World War One mass killing

Turkey and Armenia have signed a historic peace agreement ending a century of hostility – hostility that stemmed from the World War One mass killing

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Turkey-Armenia - a decades-old dispute

While Turkey continues to deny claims it carried out a genocide programme, a shadow will hang over the settlement. Armenia says up to 1.5 million

While Turkey continues to deny claims it carried out a genocide programme, a shadow will hang over the settlement. Armenia says up to 1.5 million

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Portugal prepares for last round of elections

A long voting season ends today in Portugal with the end of the campaign for local council elections. The Socialists came out on top in last

A long voting season ends today in Portugal with the end of the campaign for local council elections. The Socialists came out on top in last

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Gunmen seize Pakistani soldiers from army HQ

Suspected Taliban militants who attacked Pakistan’s army headquarters are thought to be holding between 10 and 15 hostages in nearby offices. The

Suspected Taliban militants who attacked Pakistan’s army headquarters are thought to be holding between 10 and 15 hostages in nearby offices. The

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Poland ratifies EU Lisbon Treaty

The Polish president has ratified the EU’s Lisbon Treaty, leaving the Czech Republic as the only one of the bloc’s 27 members left to do so. Lech

The Polish president has ratified the EU’s Lisbon Treaty, leaving the Czech Republic as the only one of the bloc’s 27 members left to do so. Lech

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Bosnian leaders warned to make peace

Bosnia’s rival ethnic leaders have been warned to settle their differences or risk political isolation. It follows a meeting between Western

Bosnia’s rival ethnic leaders have been warned to settle their differences or risk political isolation. It follows a meeting between Western

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26 down just one to go for the Lisbon Treaty

Poland has now formally ratified the European Union’s Lisbon Treaty, leaving the Czech Republic the only one of the bloc’s 27 members to do so. If

Poland has now formally ratified the European Union’s Lisbon Treaty, leaving the Czech Republic the only one of the bloc’s 27 members to do so. If

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State funeral for Italy's mudslide victims

A state funeral has taken place for some of the people killed by last week’s mudslides in southern Italy. Twenty-one of the 28 known victims were

A state funeral has taken place for some of the people killed by last week’s mudslides in southern Italy. Twenty-one of the 28 known victims were

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Policeman killed in Chechnya bomb blast

A bomb attack in the Russian province of Chechnya last night has left one policeman dead and 14 other people injured. The device was detonated by

A bomb attack in the Russian province of Chechnya last night has left one policeman dead and 14 other people injured. The device was detonated by

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Gunmen attack Pakistani army HQ

A search is underway for two gunmen involved in a deadly attack on Pakistan’s army headquarters close to the capital, Islamabad. The suspected

A search is underway for two gunmen involved in a deadly attack on Pakistan’s army headquarters close to the capital, Islamabad. The suspected

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Distrust mars Turkey-Armenia deal

Turkey and Armenia sign a deal today in Zurich normalising relations, but in the Armenian capital Yerevan thousands of people have taken to the

Turkey and Armenia sign a deal today in Zurich normalising relations, but in the Armenian capital Yerevan thousands of people have taken to the

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Leipzig remembers its proudest moment

The first of the falling dominos in the former East Germany that led to the collapse of the Berlin wall was in Leipzig, 20 years ago. Last night

The first of the falling dominos in the former East Germany that led to the collapse of the Berlin wall was in Leipzig, 20 years ago. Last night

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Nobel adds pressure on Obama to deliver

One of President Obama’s first acts on entering the White House was to announce a worldwide diplomatic re-engagement, relaunching the Middle East

One of President Obama’s first acts on entering the White House was to announce a worldwide diplomatic re-engagement, relaunching the Middle East

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Arrested al-Qaeda suspect worked for CERN  

It has been revealed that one of two people arrested in France this week accused of having links to al-Qaeda worked at a nuclear research centre in

It has been revealed that one of two people arrested in France this week accused of having links to al-Qaeda worked at a nuclear research centre in