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2009-12-05

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Greece braced for riot anniversary

The Greek government is set to deploy 6,000 police on the streets of Athens today in a bid to avoid a repeat of last year’s riots.   Several weeks of

The Greek government is set to deploy 6,000 police on the streets of Athens today in a bid to avoid a repeat of last year’s riots.   Several weeks of

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Russia mourns nightclub fire deaths

The Russian President has said a fire at a nightclub that killed more than 100 revellers is nothing less than a crime. They were celebrating in

The Russian President has said a fire at a nightclub that killed more than 100 revellers is nothing less than a crime. They were celebrating in

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Eyewitness: only one exit from nightclub fire

The flags flew at half mast over City Hall in Perm in memory of those who died in the nightclub fire. Friends and families gathered inside in search

The flags flew at half mast over City Hall in Perm in memory of those who died in the nightclub fire. Friends and families gathered inside in search

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Climate Express steams to Copenhagen

Environmentalists have been letting the train take the strain on their way to the historic global warming summit in Copenhagen. 400 eco-passengers

Environmentalists have been letting the train take the strain on their way to the historic global warming summit in Copenhagen. 400 eco-passengers

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Is Basescu's reign coming to an end?

It is a final period of reflection in Romania ahead of Sunday’s run-off presidential ballot. If the opinion polls are to be believed, voters may

It is a final period of reflection in Romania ahead of Sunday’s run-off presidential ballot. If the opinion polls are to be believed, voters may

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Cinema spotlight shines on Marrakech

The glitz and glamour of the cinema have come to Marrakech, with the opening of the Moroccan city’s ninth international film festival. A total of

The glitz and glamour of the cinema have come to Marrakech, with the opening of the Moroccan city’s ninth international film festival. A total of

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Dozens missing after Egyptian ferry collision

Up to 38 people are missing in Egypt after two passenger ferries collided on the river Nile. One of the vessels broke in half, and the other –

Up to 38 people are missing in Egypt after two passenger ferries collided on the river Nile. One of the vessels broke in half, and the other –

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More than 100 die in Russian nightclub blaze

Dramatic images have emerged of a fire in a Russian nightclub that killed more than 100 revellers and injured 130 more. They were celebrating the

Dramatic images have emerged of a fire in a Russian nightclub that killed more than 100 revellers and injured 130 more. They were celebrating the

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Pakistan vows "resolve" against militants

Pakistan is vowing to keep up the pressure on Islamist militants, a day after a bomb attack that killed at least 40 people. The attack was on a

Pakistan is vowing to keep up the pressure on Islamist militants, a day after a bomb attack that killed at least 40 people. The attack was on a

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Martial law imposed after Philippines massacre

The Philippines government has imposed martial law in one of its southern provinces after 57 people were massacred last month. Police arrested

The Philippines government has imposed martial law in one of its southern provinces after 57 people were massacred last month. Police arrested

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Deadlock over hunger strike protester

Hopes of a breakthrough in a deadlock between Spain and Morocco over the fate of a prominent Western Sahara independence campaigner have been dashed

Hopes of a breakthrough in a deadlock between Spain and Morocco over the fate of a prominent Western Sahara independence campaigner have been dashed

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Russian nightclub blaze kills scores of revellers

At least 101 people died and 140 were injured when fireworks sparked a blaze which led to a stampede in a packed Russian nightclub. Revellers

At least 101 people died and 140 were injured when fireworks sparked a blaze which led to a stampede in a packed Russian nightclub. Revellers

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Polanski under house arrest in Gstaad

Film director Roman Polanski is under house arrest in his Swiss chalet after being released on bail following his detention for fleeing justice in

Film director Roman Polanski is under house arrest in his Swiss chalet after being released on bail following his detention for fleeing justice in

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Clinton 'heartened' by Nato allies' troop pledges

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has welcomed what she described as a “significant commitment” by Nato allies following a pledge to send at

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has welcomed what she described as a “significant commitment” by Nato allies following a pledge to send at

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Knox and ex-lover found guilty of Kercher murder

Amanda Knox and her former boyfriend have been found guilty of the murder of 21-year-old British student Meredith Kercher. Knox, a 22-year-old

Amanda Knox and her former boyfriend have been found guilty of the murder of 21-year-old British student Meredith Kercher. Knox, a 22-year-old