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2010-01-23

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Photographers protest anti-terror laws

British photographers have protested in London against the use of terror laws to stop and search people taking pictures. Trafalgar Square was lit

British photographers have protested in London against the use of terror laws to stop and search people taking pictures. Trafalgar Square was lit

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Haiti mourn for the dead

Words of comfort have resonated across Haiti. In the ruins of Notre Dame Cathedral they payed their final respects to an Archbishop and Vicar General

Words of comfort have resonated across Haiti. In the ruins of Notre Dame Cathedral they payed their final respects to an Archbishop and Vicar General

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UK says terrorist attack "highly likely"

The British public is being warned to be extra vigilant and report suspicious activity after the country raised its terror threat alert level

The British public is being warned to be extra vigilant and report suspicious activity after the country raised its terror threat alert level

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Top German politican bows out

The leader of Germany’s opposition Left Party is quitting the political arena. Oskar Lafontaine former finance minister is facing a battle with

The leader of Germany’s opposition Left Party is quitting the political arena. Oskar Lafontaine former finance minister is facing a battle with

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Berlin vows faster training of Afghan forces

Chancellor Angela Merkel has said German troops will speed up their training of Afghan security forces. Her comments come amid opposition calls to

Chancellor Angela Merkel has said German troops will speed up their training of Afghan security forces. Her comments come amid opposition calls to

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Clashes over Egypt's underground wall

At least three people have been hurt in clashes between police and protesters outside the Egyptian embassy in Beirut. About 200 people gathered to

At least three people have been hurt in clashes between police and protesters outside the Egyptian embassy in Beirut. About 200 people gathered to

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Miss Belgium sparks anger over 'nationalist' photo shoot

Some say politics and beauty go hand-in-hand, but it appears no-one told 18-year-old Miss Belgium winner Cilou Annys Annys sparked controversy when

Some say politics and beauty go hand-in-hand, but it appears no-one told 18-year-old Miss Belgium winner Cilou Annys Annys sparked controversy when

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Serbian Orthodox Church picks new patriach

The Serbian Orthodox Church has elected a new patriarch. Bishop Irinej of Nis, Serbia’s third-largest city was chosen for the role in a secret

The Serbian Orthodox Church has elected a new patriarch. Bishop Irinej of Nis, Serbia’s third-largest city was chosen for the role in a secret

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Extra checks on departing Haitian children

Amid concern that child traffickers may try to take advantage of the chaos in Haiti, extra border checks are being put in place. Documents of

Amid concern that child traffickers may try to take advantage of the chaos in Haiti, extra border checks are being put in place. Documents of

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Haiti says search and rescue phase "over"

Two more people have been plucked alive from the rubble in Haiti, just hours before the country declared its earthquake search and rescue phase

Two more people have been plucked alive from the rubble in Haiti, just hours before the country declared its earthquake search and rescue phase

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Row over cruise ships visiting Haiti

One of the controversies to emerge in Haiti has been the quick resumption of visits by international cruise ships. Critics say it is morally wrong

One of the controversies to emerge in Haiti has been the quick resumption of visits by international cruise ships. Critics say it is morally wrong

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Senegal's President Wade on aid, Haiti and African initiative

In Copenhagen, President of Senegal Abdoulaye Wade lashed out at the industrially advanced countries over what he called their unkept promises. He

In Copenhagen, President of Senegal Abdoulaye Wade lashed out at the industrially advanced countries over what he called their unkept promises. He

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Stars meet in New York for Haiti

Celebrities from the world of music and film have gathered in New York to raise money for the victims of the Haiti earthquakke. Rapper Wyclef Jean

Celebrities from the world of music and film have gathered in New York to raise money for the victims of the Haiti earthquakke. Rapper Wyclef Jean

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People still being plucked alive from Haitian rubble

Despite days trapped under rubble in searing heat, rescue teams are still pulling people out alive from beneath the concrete of Port-au-Prince. An

Despite days trapped under rubble in searing heat, rescue teams are still pulling people out alive from beneath the concrete of Port-au-Prince. An

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Haitian children begin new life in France

Thirty-three Haitian children have arrived at Paris Charles de Galle airport, leaving behind a homeland shattered by the recent earthquake. The

Thirty-three Haitian children have arrived at Paris Charles de Galle airport, leaving behind a homeland shattered by the recent earthquake. The

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Hollywood raises financial help for Haiti

Stars from stage, screen and music have come together to raise funds for Haiti. The “Hope for Haiti Now” celebrity telethon reached out across

Stars from stage, screen and music have come together to raise funds for Haiti. The “Hope for Haiti Now” celebrity telethon reached out across

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Britain raises terrorism threat alert

Britain has raised its international terrorism threat from “substantial” to “severe”, indicating that the authorities consider an attack to be

Britain has raised its international terrorism threat from “substantial” to “severe”, indicating that the authorities consider an attack to be