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2010-01-10

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Splits overshadow German far-left commemoration

Thousands have gathered in Berlin for the traditional anniversary commemoration of the deaths of Rosa Luxembourg and Karl Liebknecht, the founders of

Thousands have gathered in Berlin for the traditional anniversary commemoration of the deaths of Rosa Luxembourg and Karl Liebknecht, the founders of

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Croatia's Josipovic leads presidential poll

The first exit polls in Croatia’s presidential election suggest Social Democrat Ivo Josipovic is on course for a convincing victory. Early

The first exit polls in Croatia’s presidential election suggest Social Democrat Ivo Josipovic is on course for a convincing victory. Early

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No let up as Europe braves cold snap

Europe continues to brave the big chill. In Germany, sub zero temperatures and heavy snowfall, combined with strong winds, made for an unpleasant

Europe continues to brave the big chill. In Germany, sub zero temperatures and heavy snowfall, combined with strong winds, made for an unpleasant

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Albania hit by worst floods in almost half a century

The floodgates opened in spectactular fashion in Albania. Authorities were forced to discharge water from three hydro electric power stations after

The floodgates opened in spectactular fashion in Albania. Authorities were forced to discharge water from three hydro electric power stations after

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ETA suspects arrested

Four suspects believed to be among the most wanted members of the Basque separatist group ETA have been captured by police. A man and a woman were

Four suspects believed to be among the most wanted members of the Basque separatist group ETA have been captured by police. A man and a woman were

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Workers strike at Berlusconi-controlled firm

Landmark industrial action is making waves in Italy. Workers from the country’s largest commercial broadcaster Mediaset have embarked on their

Landmark industrial action is making waves in Italy. Workers from the country’s largest commercial broadcaster Mediaset have embarked on their

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Europe's winter travel nightmare continues

The severe winter weather continues to paralyse much of Europe. Germany especially has been struggling to cope with the harsh temperatures and

The severe winter weather continues to paralyse much of Europe. Germany especially has been struggling to cope with the harsh temperatures and

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Doubt over Togo's participation in tournament

The African Cup of Nations gets underway in Angola today with confusion surrounding whether or not Togo will take part. The Togolese government

The African Cup of Nations gets underway in Angola today with confusion surrounding whether or not Togo will take part. The Togolese government

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Croatians vote in presidential poll

Voting is underway in Croatia to choose the country’s next president, with the economy, corruption and EU entry dominating the campaign.    The

Voting is underway in Croatia to choose the country’s next president, with the economy, corruption and EU entry dominating the campaign.    The

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Basque separatist suspects in custody

Four suspected members of the Basque separatist group ETA have been captured by police in two separate arrests. Two suspects were seized in

Four suspected members of the Basque separatist group ETA have been captured by police in two separate arrests. Two suspects were seized in

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Togo bus attack turns spotlight on rebel group

The attack on the Togo football team has significantly raised the profile of the rebel group responsible. The armed wing of the Front for the

The attack on the Togo football team has significantly raised the profile of the rebel group responsible. The armed wing of the Front for the

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Racial violence calmed in Italy but town remains tense

Order is restored but tensions remain in Rosarno, the scene of Italy’s worst racial unrest for years. Police reinforcements sent from around the

Order is restored but tensions remain in Rosarno, the scene of Italy’s worst racial unrest for years. Police reinforcements sent from around the

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Culture vultures flock to Essen

The German city of Essen has formally launched a year of concerts, performances and exhibitions as the Ruhr, the former heartland of German heavy

The German city of Essen has formally launched a year of concerts, performances and exhibitions as the Ruhr, the former heartland of German heavy

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Cold snap tests patience of Euro travellers

Snow and freezing conditions continue to cause mayhem across Europe. Heavy snow storms hit Germany causing chaos on the roads and at the country’s

Snow and freezing conditions continue to cause mayhem across Europe. Heavy snow storms hit Germany causing chaos on the roads and at the country’s

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Croatia in crucial presidential runoff

Croatia’s presidential runoff is far from a foregone conclusion, despite the apparent popularity of opposition Social Democrat candidate Ivo

Croatia’s presidential runoff is far from a foregone conclusion, despite the apparent popularity of opposition Social Democrat candidate Ivo

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Drummers "Beat for Peace" in Sudan

The rhythm of protest beats a path to Downing Street and other major cities to mark the start of Sudan 365. The campaign is designed to urge world

The rhythm of protest beats a path to Downing Street and other major cities to mark the start of Sudan 365. The campaign is designed to urge world