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2009-11-27

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Iranians react to IAEA censure

The International Atomic Energy Agency, the IAEA, has voted overwhelmingly to censure Iran for building a uranium enrichment plant in secret. Iran

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Swiss debate minaret construction

If Sunday’s referendum on banning the construction of minarets is successful, then many people in Switzerland – a country traditionally tolerant when

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Climate change challenges China

In Shanghai they are busy constructing and preparing for the 2010 World Expo – which has become something of a flagstaff for Chinese resilience in

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Markets hit by Dubai debt crisis

Concern about exposure to Dubai’s debt crisis is putting a squeeze on global markets, with stocks falling in Asia and European markets opening lower