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2009-10-11

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Embattled Berlusconi slams foreign press

Silvio Berlusconi has launched a scathing attack on the foreign press at the end of a tumultuous week for the Italian prime minister. Already

Silvio Berlusconi has launched a scathing attack on the foreign press at the end of a tumultuous week for the Italian prime minister. Already

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Pakistan prepares to strike at militants

Pakistan’s Interior Minister has said an operation against militants on the Afghan border is imminent. The statement follows Saturday’s attack on

Pakistan’s Interior Minister has said an operation against militants on the Afghan border is imminent. The statement follows Saturday’s attack on

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UN Afghan mission chief admits fraud in vote

The head of the United Nations mission in Afghanistan has admitted for the first time that there was widespread fraud in Afghanistan’s election.

The head of the United Nations mission in Afghanistan has admitted for the first time that there was widespread fraud in Afghanistan’s election.

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Portugal goes back to the ballot box

Socialists and social democrats go head to head for the third and last time this year for Portuguese local elections. The centre-right PSD came

Socialists and social democrats go head to head for the third and last time this year for Portuguese local elections. The centre-right PSD came

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Erdogan wants Armenian withdrawal from Karabakh

Signs of tension have begun to surface over Saturday’s deal to end a century of hostility between Turkey and Armenia. Turkey’s Prime Minister says

Signs of tension have begun to surface over Saturday’s deal to end a century of hostility between Turkey and Armenia. Turkey’s Prime Minister says

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Turkey hints at conditions on Armenia deal

The Turkish prime minister has appeared to impose thinly-veiled conditions on the normalisation of ties agreed yesterday with Armenia. Recep

The Turkish prime minister has appeared to impose thinly-veiled conditions on the normalisation of ties agreed yesterday with Armenia. Recep

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ETA investigators claim triple breakthrough

Spanish and French police say they have made three breakthroughs in the last 24 hours in their decades-long effort to dismantle the armed Basque

Spanish and French police say they have made three breakthroughs in the last 24 hours in their decades-long effort to dismantle the armed Basque

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Clinton urges Iran to meet nuclear demands

Britain and the United States have warned Iran that the world will not wait for it to meet its international obligations. Speaking after talks in

Britain and the United States have warned Iran that the world will not wait for it to meet its international obligations. Speaking after talks in

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Local elections a test for Russian democracy

Local and regional elections across Russia today are being seen as a test of whether President Dmitri Medvedev has made any progress on the

Local and regional elections across Russia today are being seen as a test of whether President Dmitri Medvedev has made any progress on the

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Boyzone singer Gately dies in Mallorca

The Boyzone singer Stephen Gately has died suddenly while on holiday in Spain. The 33-year-old Irish pop star reportedly passed away in his sleep

The Boyzone singer Stephen Gately has died suddenly while on holiday in Spain. The 33-year-old Irish pop star reportedly passed away in his sleep

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Pakistan commandos end hostage siege

Pakistan is to step up its offensive against the Taliban after suspected militants attacked the army’s headquarters in Rawalpindi. Commandos

Pakistan is to step up its offensive against the Taliban after suspected militants attacked the army’s headquarters in Rawalpindi. Commandos

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Enough is enough says Italy's gay community

Organisers say 50,000 people turned out in Rome on Saturday to protest at what gay rights groups say is an increase in attacks on homosexuals this

Organisers say 50,000 people turned out in Rome on Saturday to protest at what gay rights groups say is an increase in attacks on homosexuals this

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Commandos storm Pakistani army HQ and free hostages

Soldiers who were being held hostage inside Pakistan´s army headquarters in Rawalpindi have been freed. In an audacious attack on Saturday

Soldiers who were being held hostage inside Pakistan´s army headquarters in Rawalpindi have been freed. In an audacious attack on Saturday

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Argentina's new media law divides opinion

A controversial media law has been passed by the Argentine parliament, replacing the previous legislation dating from the period of military

A controversial media law has been passed by the Argentine parliament, replacing the previous legislation dating from the period of military

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Circus billionaire returns to Earth

The first ever clown in space has returned to Earth. Canadian billionaire Guy Laliberte arrived as planned in Kazakhstan after a landmark space

The first ever clown in space has returned to Earth. Canadian billionaire Guy Laliberte arrived as planned in Kazakhstan after a landmark space

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Turkey and Armenia set out on reconciliation road

It required an 11th-hour intervention from US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, but finally, hours late, Turkey and Armenia have signed a historic

It required an 11th-hour intervention from US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, but finally, hours late, Turkey and Armenia have signed a historic