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2010-02-06

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Hundreds celebrate Venice Carnival

Hundreds of people have turned out for the first day of the annual Venice Carnival. Thecity’s famous celebration is always a highlight of fun and

Hundreds of people have turned out for the first day of the annual Venice Carnival. Thecity’s famous celebration is always a highlight of fun and

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Ukraine prepares for presidential vote

With Ukraine’s presidential poll said by some to be too close to call, the candidates could be forgiven for praying for divine intervention a day

With Ukraine’s presidential poll said by some to be too close to call, the candidates could be forgiven for praying for divine intervention a day

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Tepid response to Spanish labour reform plans

Plans to reboot the Spanish economy by relaxing employment laws have received a lukewarm response from unions and employers alike. In order to

Plans to reboot the Spanish economy by relaxing employment laws have received a lukewarm response from unions and employers alike. In order to

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Iran nuclear deal still elusive

Iran’s Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki, attending the Munich Security Conference has been upbeat about a fuel swap plan that could neutralise the

Iran’s Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki, attending the Munich Security Conference has been upbeat about a fuel swap plan that could neutralise the

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19 charged over alleged Turkey coup plot

Nineteen men are to face trial charged in connection with plans to assassinate two naval officers in what is alleged to have been part of a plot to

Nineteen men are to face trial charged in connection with plans to assassinate two naval officers in what is alleged to have been part of a plot to

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Historic snowstorm brings Washington to a halt

They are used to harsh winters on America’s east coast but the current cold temperatures have not been experienced for 90 years. A massive

They are used to harsh winters on America’s east coast but the current cold temperatures have not been experienced for 90 years. A massive

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Germany sets sights on European army

A European army under parliamentary control is top of Germany’s wish list, according to its foreign minister. In an address to the Munich Security

A European army under parliamentary control is top of Germany’s wish list, according to its foreign minister. In an address to the Munich Security

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'Snowmageddon' brings eastern America to a halt

A powerful winter storm has paralysed eastern America with forecasters predicting the heaviest snowfall in 90 years. A 24-hour blizzard warning is

A powerful winter storm has paralysed eastern America with forecasters predicting the heaviest snowfall in 90 years. A 24-hour blizzard warning is

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Eurozone worries dominate G7 finance summit

Europe’s debt crisis has been the subject of intense debate at a meeting of the G7 nations’ finance ministers in the Canadian Arctic. World stock

Europe’s debt crisis has been the subject of intense debate at a meeting of the G7 nations’ finance ministers in the Canadian Arctic. World stock

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Spain aims to change employment laws

The Spanish government is proposing changes to labour laws to make the country more competitive. Unions have given the reform plans a cautious

The Spanish government is proposing changes to labour laws to make the country more competitive. Unions have given the reform plans a cautious

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Portuguese PM under fire

Some 50,000 of Portugal’s public sector workers have demonstrated over a planned wage freeze in yet another challenge to the minority government’s

Some 50,000 of Portugal’s public sector workers have demonstrated over a planned wage freeze in yet another challenge to the minority government’s

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Poland slams Yushchenko honour

The ramifications of out-going Ukranian President Viktor Yushchenko’s decision to award a posthumous honour to a controversial Ukranian nationalist

The ramifications of out-going Ukranian President Viktor Yushchenko’s decision to award a posthumous honour to a controversial Ukranian nationalist

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Clinton pledges more aid for Haiti

United Nations special envoy, Bill Clinton, has returned to quake-ravaged Haiti launching a new appeal for aid. But the former US president was

United Nations special envoy, Bill Clinton, has returned to quake-ravaged Haiti launching a new appeal for aid. But the former US president was

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Prayers and pop end Ukraine campaign

Campaigning for Ukraine’s run-off presidential election on Sunday has drawn to a close with the two candidates holding final rallies just a few

Campaigning for Ukraine’s run-off presidential election on Sunday has drawn to a close with the two candidates holding final rallies just a few