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2009-11-22

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Fifth anniversary of Orange Revolution in Ukraine

On Sunday, Ukrainians marked the fifth anniversary of the Orange Revolution, a popular protest that led to the annulment of the 2004 presidential

On Sunday, Ukrainians marked the fifth anniversary of the Orange Revolution, a popular protest that led to the annulment of the 2004 presidential

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Indonesian ferry sinks killing 29

An inquiry is under way in Indonesia following the sinking of a ferry off the Sumatran coast. The ship went down in heavy seas, claiming the lives

An inquiry is under way in Indonesia following the sinking of a ferry off the Sumatran coast. The ship went down in heavy seas, claiming the lives

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Romanians vote in Presidential election

Romanians have spent the day voting for a new president in the hope of ending the political and economic crises facing the eastern European nation

Romanians have spent the day voting for a new president in the hope of ending the political and economic crises facing the eastern European nation

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Azeri and Armenian presidents make progress over Nagorno-Karabach

Mediators say progress has been made at the Munich a meeting between the presidents of Azerbaijan and Armenia. As they seek a resolution to the

Mediators say progress has been made at the Munich a meeting between the presidents of Azerbaijan and Armenia. As they seek a resolution to the

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Worst Chinese coalmine accident since December 2007

Rescue teams are still heading underground, but hopes are dimming in China that any more survivors from the Xingxing mine accident will now be found

Rescue teams are still heading underground, but hopes are dimming in China that any more survivors from the Xingxing mine accident will now be found

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Death toll rises in Turkey storms

A neighbour’s phone call saved one Turkish family from certain death, alerting them just five minutes before their house collapsed. Others were

A neighbour’s phone call saved one Turkish family from certain death, alerting them just five minutes before their house collapsed. Others were

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Obama's healthcare reform clears Senate hurdle

The American Senate has voted in favour of a full debate on the radical overhaul the country’s healthcare system. Healthcare reform is the Obama

The American Senate has voted in favour of a full debate on the radical overhaul the country’s healthcare system. Healthcare reform is the Obama

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Ferry capsizes in Sumatra claiming many lives

A passenger ferry has sunk off the coast of Sumatra, with the loss of at least 20 lives, but 232 people have survived, although there is still a

A passenger ferry has sunk off the coast of Sumatra, with the loss of at least 20 lives, but 232 people have survived, although there is still a

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Deadly weather strikes Turkey

One Turkish family has reasons to love their neighbours this weekend. Just seconds before their house disintegrated before their eyes, a friend

One Turkish family has reasons to love their neighbours this weekend. Just seconds before their house disintegrated before their eyes, a friend

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Time running out for missing Chinese miners

Hopes are fading in China that any more survivors from the Xingxing mine accident will now be found. 87 workers are now known to have died, and

Hopes are fading in China that any more survivors from the Xingxing mine accident will now be found. 87 workers are now known to have died, and

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Suleiman flies a political kite

Lebanon is celebrating its 66th anniversary of independence from France, and the president has used the occasion to call for the setting up of a

Lebanon is celebrating its 66th anniversary of independence from France, and the president has used the occasion to call for the setting up of a

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Romania votes in "crucial" presidential poll

The main candidates in Romania’s presidential election have crossed their ballot papers in a poll seen as crucial to the country’s future

The main candidates in Romania’s presidential election have crossed their ballot papers in a poll seen as crucial to the country’s future

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Last chance talks over Karabakh

The Moscow mediated truce deal signed last year between Azerbaijan and Armenia is on the verge of unravelling if talks today do not produce a result

The Moscow mediated truce deal signed last year between Azerbaijan and Armenia is on the verge of unravelling if talks today do not produce a result

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US healthcare plan passes first Senate test

Barack Obama’s healthcare reform bill has passed its first Senate test. The chamber approved a procedural vote by 60 to 39, along party lines

Barack Obama’s healthcare reform bill has passed its first Senate test. The chamber approved a procedural vote by 60 to 39, along party lines

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Romania votes in tightly fought presidential poll

The polls have opened in Romania in the country’s first presidential election since joining the European Union. Eighteen million people are

The polls have opened in Romania in the country’s first presidential election since joining the European Union. Eighteen million people are