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2009-11-29

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Iran approves new nuclear plants

It is being described as a clear show of defiance. The Iranian President has announced that his government has approved plans to build 10 new

It is being described as a clear show of defiance. The Iranian President has announced that his government has approved plans to build 10 new

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EU delegation seeks to pressure China on monetary policy

EU leaders have been putting pressure on China to lower the value of the yuan at a summit meeting in Nanjing. EC President Manuel Barroso headed

EU leaders have been putting pressure on China to lower the value of the yuan at a summit meeting in Nanjing. EC President Manuel Barroso headed

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Swiss vote against a ban on military weapons exports

Today was a double referendum day for the Swiss as they also voted on whether there should be a ban on exporting military weapons. They voted to

Today was a double referendum day for the Swiss as they also voted on whether there should be a ban on exporting military weapons. They voted to

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Swiss vote to ban mosque minarets

Over 57% of Swiss people have voted yes to a ban on mosque minarets in a referendum.   It was a proposal by the Swiss People’s Party. They argued

Over 57% of Swiss people have voted yes to a ban on mosque minarets in a referendum.   It was a proposal by the Swiss People’s Party. They argued

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Doubts over shooting of Spanish policeman

Confusion surrounds the shooting of a policeman in northern Spain. Earlier reports said the officer had been wounded in the arm after surprising

Confusion surrounds the shooting of a policeman in northern Spain. Earlier reports said the officer had been wounded in the arm after surprising

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Protests against Italian "White Christmas"

Some 3,000 people have taken to the streets of an Italian town to protest against a campaign that targets illegal immigrants. The residents of

Some 3,000 people have taken to the streets of an Italian town to protest against a campaign that targets illegal immigrants. The residents of

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Swiss exit polls indicate a yes vote to ban mosque minarets

Swiss media say that exit polls appear to show a 59% yes vote for banning the construction of new minarets on mosques. However, a definitive result

Swiss media say that exit polls appear to show a 59% yes vote for banning the construction of new minarets on mosques. However, a definitive result

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Swiss exit polls indicate a yes vote to ban mosque minarets

Swiss media say that exit polls appear to show a 59% yes vote for banning the construction of new minarets on mosques. However a definitive result

Swiss media say that exit polls appear to show a 59% yes vote for banning the construction of new minarets on mosques. However a definitive result

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Families identify the bodies after Russian train disaster

Following the Russian train disaster on Friday evening, the railway line between Moscow and St Petersburg is operating again as normal.   A home-made

Following the Russian train disaster on Friday evening, the railway line between Moscow and St Petersburg is operating again as normal.   A home-made

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Spanish policeman injured in shooting

A Spanish policeman has reportedly been shot after surprising people apparently planting a bomb outside a police barracks. This in the town of

A Spanish policeman has reportedly been shot after surprising people apparently planting a bomb outside a police barracks. This in the town of

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New twist in Iran nuclear row

The Iranian parliament has reportedly called on the government to consider reducing cooperation with the UN nuclear watchdog. This two days after

The Iranian parliament has reportedly called on the government to consider reducing cooperation with the UN nuclear watchdog. This two days after

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Controversial vote underway in Honduras

Honduras is going to the ballot box today in a controversial presidential election. This five months after the country’s democratically elected

Honduras is going to the ballot box today in a controversial presidential election. This five months after the country’s democratically elected

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Commonwealth supports climate fund

Climate change has dominated the biennial meeting of the Commonwealth. The 53-member group wrapped up its summit in Trinidad with a pledge to push

Climate change has dominated the biennial meeting of the Commonwealth. The 53-member group wrapped up its summit in Trinidad with a pledge to push

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Search underway for Russian train bombers

A major intelligence investigation is underway in Russia after Friday night’s passenger train crash. Confirmation that three carriages of the

A major intelligence investigation is underway in Russia after Friday night’s passenger train crash. Confirmation that three carriages of the

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Ukraine commemorates "Holodomor" famine

The bells have tolled in sombre tone to commemorate one of Ukraine’s darkest chapters. In the capital Kiev, thousands joined political leaders on

The bells have tolled in sombre tone to commemorate one of Ukraine’s darkest chapters. In the capital Kiev, thousands joined political leaders on

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Secular Israelis protest at ultra-Orthodox views

Several hundred Israelis have taken to the streets of Jerusalem in protest against a campaign by ultra- Orthodox Jews to shutter all businesses in

Several hundred Israelis have taken to the streets of Jerusalem in protest against a campaign by ultra- Orthodox Jews to shutter all businesses in