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2010-03-06

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Kurds protest in Brussels after police raids

Thousands of Kurds have taken to the streets of Brussels to protest at what they see as police discrimination. The march comes two days after

Thousands of Kurds have taken to the streets of Brussels to protest at what they see as police discrimination. The march comes two days after

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Foreign films hoping for Oscar glory

The most prestigous ceremony in the Holywood diary is the Oscars. Preparations are under way for the showpiece awards bash in Los Angeles on

The most prestigous ceremony in the Holywood diary is the Oscars. Preparations are under way for the showpiece awards bash in Los Angeles on

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British PM visits troops in Afghanistan

The British Prime Minister has flown into Afghanistan amid a growing row over defence funding. Gordon Brown visited British troops at two front-

The British Prime Minister has flown into Afghanistan amid a growing row over defence funding. Gordon Brown visited British troops at two front-

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Icelanders set to reject debt repayment

The people of Iceland are today widely expected to vote against a deal to pay back debt to Britain and the Netherlands. The money has been owed

The people of Iceland are today widely expected to vote against a deal to pay back debt to Britain and the Netherlands. The money has been owed

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Bonus interview: Cecilia Bartoli

Here are some extra excerpts from our interview with Cecilia Bartoli. She presents ‘Sacrificium,’ her latest work recorded with Italian period

Here are some extra excerpts from our interview with Cecilia Bartoli. She presents ‘Sacrificium,’ her latest work recorded with Italian period

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Voting is underway in Iraq

Thousands of votes have already been cast in Iraq by the police and army, inmates and hospital patients in advance of Sunday’s election when Prime

Thousands of votes have already been cast in Iraq by the police and army, inmates and hospital patients in advance of Sunday’s election when Prime

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Cuban hunger striker 'prepared to die'

A Cuban dissident who has spent nine days on hunger strike says he will starve himself to death unless authorities release political

A Cuban dissident who has spent nine days on hunger strike says he will starve himself to death unless authorities release political

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Row erupts in Australia over police action on anti whalers

In Hobart harbour, Australia the anti-whaling ship the Sea Shepherd returned to port after three months at sea, the end of the summer campaign

In Hobart harbour, Australia the anti-whaling ship the Sea Shepherd returned to port after three months at sea, the end of the summer campaign

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Cecilia Bartoli, La Gioiosa: interview bonus

Here are some extra excerpts from our interview with Cecilia Bartoli. She presents ‘Sacrificium,’ her latest work recorded with Italian period

Here are some extra excerpts from our interview with Cecilia Bartoli. She presents ‘Sacrificium,’ her latest work recorded with Italian period

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Chile eases back to normality one week on

Food is returning to the supermarkets in Chile seven days after the earthquake struck. Food deliveries to Concepcion, amongst the hardest hit cities

Food is returning to the supermarkets in Chile seven days after the earthquake struck. Food deliveries to Concepcion, amongst the hardest hit cities

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Violence strikes again in run up to Iraq elections

In Iraq 24 hours before the country’s parliamentary elections the bombers have struck again, this time on the streets of the holy city of

In Iraq 24 hours before the country’s parliamentary elections the bombers have struck again, this time on the streets of the holy city of

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Demonstration in Greece

Riot police in Athens tear gassed protesters opposed to painful cutbacks. Demonstrations started outside parliament.

Riot police in Athens tear gassed protesters opposed to painful cutbacks. Demonstrations started outside parliament.

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Greek Prime Minister visits Europe for support

The Greek Prime Minister has begun a five-day tour of foreign capitals, hoping to garner international support for his country, as it faces one of

The Greek Prime Minister has begun a five-day tour of foreign capitals, hoping to garner international support for his country, as it faces one of

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Iceland votes on whether to repay debt

The people of Iceland are being asked today whether or not to support a deal to pay back billions of euros to the British and Dutch governments

The people of Iceland are being asked today whether or not to support a deal to pay back billions of euros to the British and Dutch governments

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Ban Ki Moon travels to Chile to assess damage

The people of Concepcion are still struggling to come to terms with the aftermath of last week’s earthquake. A series of aftershocks, one with a

The people of Concepcion are still struggling to come to terms with the aftermath of last week’s earthquake. A series of aftershocks, one with a