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2010-03-07

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Hollywood gears up for the Oscars

The highlight of the Hollywood calendar is upon us. The 82nd Academy Awards ceremony is being held tonight in Los Angeles and organisers have made

The highlight of the Hollywood calendar is upon us. The 82nd Academy Awards ceremony is being held tonight in Los Angeles and organisers have made

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EU calls for progress on human rights from Morocco

The EU summit with Morocco in Spain’s Granada region has come to a close, the first such meeting between an Arab country and the 27 nation bloc. On

The EU summit with Morocco in Spain’s Granada region has come to a close, the first such meeting between an Arab country and the 27 nation bloc. On

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Karzai vows to help Marjah residents

Making an unannounced-but-nonetheless noisy visit to Southern Afghanistan, President Hamid Karzai promised to rebuild the former Taliban stronghold

Making an unannounced-but-nonetheless noisy visit to Southern Afghanistan, President Hamid Karzai promised to rebuild the former Taliban stronghold

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Strong turnout for Iraqi election despite unrest

Voting is over and counting has begun in Iraq’s election. Experts say the election is only the first step and have warned it could take months of

Voting is over and counting has begun in Iraq’s election. Experts say the election is only the first step and have warned it could take months of

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Anti-abortion activists protest new law in Spain

Anti-abortion campaigners have held mass street demonstrations across Spain. Organisers’ claims that up to 600,000 people joined rallies have not

Anti-abortion campaigners have held mass street demonstrations across Spain. Organisers’ claims that up to 600,000 people joined rallies have not

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Optimism for the future as Iraqi polls close

Optimism has grown in Iraq in the face of sporadic early morning attacks during Sunday’s election. At least 38 people were killed and dozens injured

Optimism has grown in Iraq in the face of sporadic early morning attacks during Sunday’s election. At least 38 people were killed and dozens injured

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Payback time for Iceland's angry voters

The people of Iceland have been celebrating getting their point across to their politicians. The public voted loud and clear in a referendum

The people of Iceland have been celebrating getting their point across to their politicians. The public voted loud and clear in a referendum

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Slum conditions dampen election enthusiasm in Iraq

Sadr City a sprawling slum in eastern Baghdad. How much will life in these awful conditions influence today’s election and the country’s young

Sadr City a sprawling slum in eastern Baghdad. How much will life in these awful conditions influence today’s election and the country’s young

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Iraqi women grow into political role

Women have enjoyed a prominent role in Iraq’s election campaign. Posters for female parliamentary candidates compete for space with those of their

Women have enjoyed a prominent role in Iraq’s election campaign. Posters for female parliamentary candidates compete for space with those of their

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Oscar favourite tops awards for worst actress.

It is dream time in Hollywood as the Oscars approach. Actress Sandra Bullock has already won one prestigous award…prestigous? Not exactly. The

It is dream time in Hollywood as the Oscars approach. Actress Sandra Bullock has already won one prestigous award…prestigous? Not exactly. The

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UN Chief calls for more international aid

In Chile United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon began the second day of his visit with a tour of the devasted city of Concepcion the epicentre

In Chile United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon began the second day of his visit with a tour of the devasted city of Concepcion the epicentre

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Iraqis go to the polls in key election

It is one of the most competitive elections to be held in the Middle East, it’s importance cannot be underestimated as voters went to the polls in

It is one of the most competitive elections to be held in the Middle East, it’s importance cannot be underestimated as voters went to the polls in

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Top German school implicated in abuse scandal

Another child abuse scandal is in the German press. Frankfurter Rundschau newspaper says that up to 100 pupils at a school in Hesse may have been

Another child abuse scandal is in the German press. Frankfurter Rundschau newspaper says that up to 100 pupils at a school in Hesse may have been

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Polls open for Iraqi elections

Today the polls open in Iraq’s second parliamentary elections since Saddam Hussein was ousted. 600,000 people have already voted – such as current

Today the polls open in Iraq’s second parliamentary elections since Saddam Hussein was ousted. 600,000 people have already voted – such as current

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Deal on Icelandic repayments has to be reached

It’s official – Iceland has said no. The referendum result is a resounding rejection of the proposed payment plan. Of votes counted so far, less

It’s official – Iceland has said no. The referendum result is a resounding rejection of the proposed payment plan. Of votes counted so far, less