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2010-01-02

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Iceland's President urged to reject Icesave bill

Angry Icelanders are petitioning their president, putting pressure on him not to sign a controversial bill that has divided the North Atlantic

Angry Icelanders are petitioning their president, putting pressure on him not to sign a controversial bill that has divided the North Atlantic

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Afghan MPs reject Karzai backed cabinet nominees

The Afghan parliament has rejected 17 of the 24 cabinet nominees selected by President Hamid Kazai, handing the western-backed leader another

The Afghan parliament has rejected 17 of the 24 cabinet nominees selected by President Hamid Kazai, handing the western-backed leader another

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UK Conservatives launch election campaign early

As a new year, 2010 is barely underway. But, as it is an election year in Britain, would-be Prime Minister David Cameron has wasted no time in

As a new year, 2010 is barely underway. But, as it is an election year in Britain, would-be Prime Minister David Cameron has wasted no time in

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Suspected cartoonist attacker charged

A man accused of trying to murder a controversial Danish cartoonist has been formally charged. Earlier, the Somali suspect arrived in an ambulance

A man accused of trying to murder a controversial Danish cartoonist has been formally charged. Earlier, the Somali suspect arrived in an ambulance

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Europe's upcoming capitals of culture

The New Year is well underway and with it comes the EU’s official European Capital of Culture crown. For 2010, three cities have been chosen. One of

The New Year is well underway and with it comes the EU’s official European Capital of Culture crown. For 2010, three cities have been chosen. One of

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Pakistan buries victims of volleyball bombing

Pakistan has been burying its dead, the day after a suicide bombing turned a volleyball game into a bloodbath. At least 95 people were killed when

Pakistan has been burying its dead, the day after a suicide bombing turned a volleyball game into a bloodbath. At least 95 people were killed when

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Poll puts Josipovic ahead in Croatia presidential race

Law professor and composer Ivo Josipovic is on course to become Croatia’s next president, if a new opinion poll is to be believed. Having hit the

Law professor and composer Ivo Josipovic is on course to become Croatia’s next president, if a new opinion poll is to be believed. Having hit the

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At least 19 dead in Brazilian mudslide

At least 19 people are now known to have died in Brazil after a massive slab of hillside, loosened by torrential rain, buried a luxury hotel

At least 19 people are now known to have died in Brazil after a massive slab of hillside, loosened by torrential rain, buried a luxury hotel

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Danish police thwart "attack" on cartoonist

Danish police say they have thwarted the attempted murder of a controversial cartoonist whose caricatures of the Prophet Mohammad sparked a major

Danish police say they have thwarted the attempted murder of a controversial cartoonist whose caricatures of the Prophet Mohammad sparked a major

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Pakistan government under pressure after bombing

As the search for bodies continues after one of Pakistan’s bloodiest-ever suicide bombings, nearly 100 people are now known to have died. A vehicle

As the search for bodies continues after one of Pakistan’s bloodiest-ever suicide bombings, nearly 100 people are now known to have died. A vehicle

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France's next video game generation

You might think that board games and bingo would be the order of the day. Not so at one old people’s home near Paris where interactive video games

You might think that board games and bingo would be the order of the day. Not so at one old people’s home near Paris where interactive video games

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Frosty New Year's bath in Germany

At temperatures just below 0°C, some german people meet weekly in a frosty bath to strengthen their bodies for the cold season.

At temperatures just below 0°C, some german people meet weekly in a frosty bath to strengthen their bodies for the cold season.

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Danish cartoonist attacked

Police in Denmark say they have shot and wounded a Somali man with Al Qaeda links as he tried to break into the home of a cartoonist whose

Police in Denmark say they have shot and wounded a Somali man with Al Qaeda links as he tried to break into the home of a cartoonist whose

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British hostage back home

The British computer programmer freed this week, two and a half years after being taken hostage in Iraq, is finally back home. But questions remain

The British computer programmer freed this week, two and a half years after being taken hostage in Iraq, is finally back home. But questions remain

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Kidnapping of French journalists confirmed

It has been confirmed that two French journalists who went missing in Afghanistan on Wednesday have been kidnapped. The two men and three Afghans

It has been confirmed that two French journalists who went missing in Afghanistan on Wednesday have been kidnapped. The two men and three Afghans

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Dozens killed in Pakistan suicide bombing

Police in Pakistan say at least 88 people were killed by a suicide car bomber who targeted a volleyball match. A vehicle packed with explosives blew

Police in Pakistan say at least 88 people were killed by a suicide car bomber who targeted a volleyball match. A vehicle packed with explosives blew