BREAKING NEWS

2009-12-12

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Marching for jobs in Madrid

Tens of thousands of members of Spain’s two biggest trade unions have marched in Madrid to protest at the level of unemployment there – currently

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Italy remembers 'Years of Lead'

Today is the 40th anniversary of the beginning of Italy’s “Years of Lead”. On December the 12th 1969 a bomb blast ripped through a bank in Milan

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Abkhazia chooses president

Voters in the breakaway Black Sea region of Abkhazia are choosing a president in a ballot that is only being recognised by three countries

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Oil wealth on the Iraqi horizon

It is the second day of an oil contract auction being held in Baghdad. Two big oilfield deals were clinched yesterday – depending on how much the

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DTP party ban sparks Kurd anger

A pro-Kurdish political party has hit out over a decision to ban it by Turkey’s Constitutional Court. Chairman of the Democratic Society Party