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2009-11-15

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Kosovo polls close as counting begins

The counting has begun in Kosovo’s first-ever elections, seen as a key test of Pristina’s commitment to democracy, and satisfying minority

The counting has begun in Kosovo’s first-ever elections, seen as a key test of Pristina’s commitment to democracy, and satisfying minority

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Obama begins Chinese leg of Asian tour

US President Barack Obama has kicked off the Chinese leg of his Asian pacific tour, arriving in Shanghai. The trip is seen as critical to

US President Barack Obama has kicked off the Chinese leg of his Asian pacific tour, arriving in Shanghai. The trip is seen as critical to

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UK to say sorry to child migrants

Britain has said it plans to formally apoligise for shipping thousands of children to former colonies during the 20th century. Under the policy

Britain has said it plans to formally apoligise for shipping thousands of children to former colonies during the 20th century. Under the policy

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World leaders delay climate deal

The APEC summit of Asia Pacific nations has ended with leaders admitting it will not be possible to reach a deal at next month’s climate change

The APEC summit of Asia Pacific nations has ended with leaders admitting it will not be possible to reach a deal at next month’s climate change

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High hopes but a shaky start for Kosovo

February 17, 2008 was a great day for the majority of the population of Kosovo. The authorities in Pristina declared independence from Serbia

February 17, 2008 was a great day for the majority of the population of Kosovo. The authorities in Pristina declared independence from Serbia

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A tearful farewell to tragic German goalie

Tens of thousands of football fans have joined friends, family and team-mates of the late German goalkeeper Robert Enke, who took his own life last

Tens of thousands of football fans have joined friends, family and team-mates of the late German goalkeeper Robert Enke, who took his own life last

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Obama urges Myanmar to free Aung San Suu Kyi

Barack Obama has urged the leader of Myanmar’s military government to free pro-democracy campaigner Aung San Suu Kyi. The US president raised the

Barack Obama has urged the leader of Myanmar’s military government to free pro-democracy campaigner Aung San Suu Kyi. The US president raised the

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Thousands pay tribute to suicide goalkeeper

Tens of thousands of fans have gathered in Hanover’s football stadium to pay a final tribute to goalkeeper Robert Enke, whose suicide shocked Germany

Tens of thousands of fans have gathered in Hanover’s football stadium to pay a final tribute to goalkeeper Robert Enke, whose suicide shocked Germany

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Kosovo votes for first time since 'independence'

Kosovo is holding its first election since its self-declaration of independence from Serbia. Authorities hope free and fair local ballots will

Kosovo is holding its first election since its self-declaration of independence from Serbia. Authorities hope free and fair local ballots will

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Zelaya refuses to recognise Honduras vote

Ousted Honduran President Manuel Zelaya insists he will not accept any deal to restore him to power if it means he must recognise elections later

Ousted Honduran President Manuel Zelaya insists he will not accept any deal to restore him to power if it means he must recognise elections later

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APEC summit ends with trade pledge but no climate target

The APEC summit of Asia Pacific nations has ended with promises of a new global economic strategy, differences on currency and little of any

The APEC summit of Asia Pacific nations has ended with promises of a new global economic strategy, differences on currency and little of any

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US and Russia make progress on nukes issue

The US and Russian presidents hope to have a new nuclear weapons reduction deal in place by the end of the year. The current arms cuts agreement

The US and Russian presidents hope to have a new nuclear weapons reduction deal in place by the end of the year. The current arms cuts agreement

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Kosovo votes in landmark election

Kosovo is today holding its first elections since its self-declared independence from Serbia. Authorities are hoping that a free and fair vote

Kosovo is today holding its first elections since its self-declared independence from Serbia. Authorities are hoping that a free and fair vote

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Kosovo hopes for Serb turnout in local elections

Democracy in Kosovo comes under close scrutiny today as the self-declared state goes to the polls in its first election since announcing independence

Democracy in Kosovo comes under close scrutiny today as the self-declared state goes to the polls in its first election since announcing independence

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1989 Velvet Revolution celebrated in Prague

First it was Berlin, now it is Prague marking the 20th anniversary of the collapse of communism in Europe. Singers serenaded some of those who

First it was Berlin, now it is Prague marking the 20th anniversary of the collapse of communism in Europe. Singers serenaded some of those who

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Southern Britain lashed by winter storm

Britain has been battered by its worst storm this year, with 150-kilometre per hour winds and heavy rains. The areas hit hardest were the south

Britain has been battered by its worst storm this year, with 150-kilometre per hour winds and heavy rains. The areas hit hardest were the south

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APEC leaders stay with stimulus to boost recovery

Leaders of Asian and Pacific nations have committed themselves to keeping stimulus measures in place to aid global economic recovery. The closing

Leaders of Asian and Pacific nations have committed themselves to keeping stimulus measures in place to aid global economic recovery. The closing