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2009-10-31

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Russian police make arrests at Moscow human rights protest

Russian police have made 50 arrests during an illegal human rights protest in central Moscow. Police dragged off almost half of the hundred or so

Russian police have made 50 arrests during an illegal human rights protest in central Moscow. Police dragged off almost half of the hundred or so

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Belgium rents Dutch prison cells

An empty Dutch jail is to be filled with at least 500 inmates from Belgium which is looking beyond its boundaries to solve a prison overcrowding

An empty Dutch jail is to be filled with at least 500 inmates from Belgium which is looking beyond its boundaries to solve a prison overcrowding

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Naples crime boss arrested after 14 years on the run

A leading boss of the Camorra organised crime syndicate has been arrested in Italy. Salvatore Russo, 51, regarded as one of the 30 most wanted and

A leading boss of the Camorra organised crime syndicate has been arrested in Italy. Salvatore Russo, 51, regarded as one of the 30 most wanted and

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Speculation rife on Mubarak's successor in Egypt

The official line is that succession talk is off the agenda; unofficially speculation is intensifying over who might take over from Hosni Mubarak as

The official line is that succession talk is off the agenda; unofficially speculation is intensifying over who might take over from Hosni Mubarak as

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Bush, Gorbachev and Kohl honoured in Berlin

The three leaders of the Soviet Union, the United States and West Germany, at the time of the fall of the Berlin Wall, have been honoured in the

The three leaders of the Soviet Union, the United States and West Germany, at the time of the fall of the Berlin Wall, have been honoured in the

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Ukraine gripped by swine flu fears

Ukraine’s swine flu epidemic is spreading at an alarming rate. The number of deaths has risen to nearly 50. President Viktor Yushchenko made the

Ukraine’s swine flu epidemic is spreading at an alarming rate. The number of deaths has risen to nearly 50. President Viktor Yushchenko made the

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Belgium rents Dutch prison cells

An empty Dutch jail is to be filled with at least 500 inmates from Belgium which is looking beyond its boundaries to solve a prison overcrowding

An empty Dutch jail is to be filled with at least 500 inmates from Belgium which is looking beyond its boundaries to solve a prison overcrowding

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"Nothing new" says Abbas after meeting Clinton

Hillary Clinton’s latest Middle East peace bid has been dismissed as “nothing new” by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas. Meeting the

Hillary Clinton’s latest Middle East peace bid has been dismissed as “nothing new” by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas. Meeting the

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Berlin, Germany

The former leaders of the United States, the Soviet Union and West Germany, at the time of the fall of the Berlin Wall, have come together to

The former leaders of the United States, the Soviet Union and West Germany, at the time of the fall of the Berlin Wall, have come together to

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Honduran Congress still to vote on Zelaya's return

He has waited four months for this moment. But, as ousted Honduran President Manuel Zelaya celebrates a deal paving the way for his return to power

He has waited four months for this moment. But, as ousted Honduran President Manuel Zelaya celebrates a deal paving the way for his return to power

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Abdullah boycott threat puts Afghan poll in balance

Afghan presidential challenger Abdullah Abdullah looks poised to withdraw from next Saturday’s second-round ballot. He is reportedly on the verge

Afghan presidential challenger Abdullah Abdullah looks poised to withdraw from next Saturday’s second-round ballot. He is reportedly on the verge

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Philippines pelted by fourth typhoon in a month

The Philippines has been lashed by a fourth typhoon in a month. Typhoon Mirinae ripped through the capital Manila and nearby provinces, leaving

The Philippines has been lashed by a fourth typhoon in a month. Typhoon Mirinae ripped through the capital Manila and nearby provinces, leaving

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Search for new EU President goes on

They agreed on a climate deal but failed to pick a president which means EU leaders must continue to debate who should be the bloc’s new figurehead

They agreed on a climate deal but failed to pick a president which means EU leaders must continue to debate who should be the bloc’s new figurehead

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EU agrees final stance for climate talks

EU leaders have urged other world powers to follow their lead after provisionally agreeing a deal in Brussels to help developing countries combat

EU leaders have urged other world powers to follow their lead after provisionally agreeing a deal in Brussels to help developing countries combat

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Ukraine goes into lockdown after swine flu spike

Ukraine has imposed a three week nationwide shut down on schools and banned public meetings after a surge in swine flu cases. The epidemic has

Ukraine has imposed a three week nationwide shut down on schools and banned public meetings after a surge in swine flu cases. The epidemic has

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France divided over move to try Chirac

The announcement that former French President Jacques Chirac is to stand trial over corruption charges has provoked mixed reactions in France

The announcement that former French President Jacques Chirac is to stand trial over corruption charges has provoked mixed reactions in France

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Putin warns of new gas crisis with Ukraine

More gas problems for Europe could be on the way with a warning from Russia’s prime minister that Ukraine may have difficulties paying its bills

More gas problems for Europe could be on the way with a warning from Russia’s prime minister that Ukraine may have difficulties paying its bills