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2010-03-13

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Taliban claims Kandahar attacks

The Taliban has said it was behind a series of suicide attacks in the Southern Afghan city of Kandahar, describing it as a message to NATO commanders

The Taliban has said it was behind a series of suicide attacks in the Southern Afghan city of Kandahar, describing it as a message to NATO commanders

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Eurozone thought to have agreed deal for Greece

If press reports are to be believed, the Eurozone is on the verge of agreeing a multi-billion euro bailout package for Greece. The British

If press reports are to be believed, the Eurozone is on the verge of agreeing a multi-billion euro bailout package for Greece. The British

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Fury in Italy over govt action on candidate bungle

There is fury among opposition parties in Italy, after the government issued a decree to smooth over a blunder that is threatening to leave the Prime

There is fury among opposition parties in Italy, after the government issued a decree to smooth over a blunder that is threatening to leave the Prime

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Tuna trade ban tops wildlife talks

A possible ban on trading bluefin tuna will top the agenda at an international convention on endangered species that has opened in Qatar. The

A possible ban on trading bluefin tuna will top the agenda at an international convention on endangered species that has opened in Qatar. The

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Deported abuse victim back in France

A Moroccan student deported from France as an illegal immigrant after going to police to complain that her brother had beaten her, has returned to

A Moroccan student deported from France as an illegal immigrant after going to police to complain that her brother had beaten her, has returned to

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Google reportedly planning to pull out of China

It seems that Google may have found the great firewall of China too hard to breach. The UK Financial Times says talks between Shanghai and the

It seems that Google may have found the great firewall of China too hard to breach. The UK Financial Times says talks between Shanghai and the

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Thousands gather for Bangkok protest

Tens of thousands of red-shirted anti-government protestors are converging on Bangkok, vowing to oust the Thai government by means of a mass

Tens of thousands of red-shirted anti-government protestors are converging on Bangkok, vowing to oust the Thai government by means of a mass

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UK far right party denies discrimination after court ruling

The leader of the far right British National Party Nick Griffin has reacted angrily after a court ruled that it discriminated against non-white

The leader of the far right British National Party Nick Griffin has reacted angrily after a court ruled that it discriminated against non-white

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Rickshaw bomber kills 10 in Pakistan attack

A suicide bomber has killed at least ten people and injured several others at a security checkpoint Pakistan’s Swat Valley. Police say the bomber

A suicide bomber has killed at least ten people and injured several others at a security checkpoint Pakistan’s Swat Valley. Police say the bomber

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Irish paint Shanghai green before St Patrick's Day

Saint Patrick’s Day is not till next Wednesday – but Irish revellers have been honouring their patron saint four days early in China. A street parade

Saint Patrick’s Day is not till next Wednesday – but Irish revellers have been honouring their patron saint four days early in China. A street parade

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Al-Maliki ahead in initial results of Iraq vote

In Iraq, a bloc led by Shi’ite Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki is leading the election vote in the key area of Baghdad. Initial results show

In Iraq, a bloc led by Shi’ite Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki is leading the election vote in the key area of Baghdad. Initial results show

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Protest against bullfighting in Madrid

Animal activist slides down a central bridge in Madrid to protest against bullfighting holding a banner

Animal activist slides down a central bridge in Madrid to protest against bullfighting holding a banner

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Pile-up in Germany

Pile-up in which 21 lorries crashed with 37 cars in Germany, between Augsburg and the exit Dasing at the highway Stuttgart-Munich

Pile-up in which 21 lorries crashed with 37 cars in Germany, between Augsburg and the exit Dasing at the highway Stuttgart-Munich

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Jerusalem scuffles

Israeli authorities blocked access for Friday prayers at mosques in Jerusalem to prevent Palestinians from entering Israel because of fears of unrest.

Israeli authorities blocked access for Friday prayers at mosques in Jerusalem to prevent Palestinians from entering Israel because of fears of unrest.

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First American consumer lawsuit against Toyota

The first American consumer lawsuit has been filed against Toyota. Southern California has brought legal action against the car-maker, claiming it

The first American consumer lawsuit has been filed against Toyota. Southern California has brought legal action against the car-maker, claiming it

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Russo-Indian nuclear deal

Russia has signed an agreement with India to build up to 16 nuclear reactors for power stations. In striking this deal, Asia’s third largest economy

Russia has signed an agreement with India to build up to 16 nuclear reactors for power stations. In striking this deal, Asia’s third largest economy

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Compensation for 9/11 rescue workers

An agreement has been reached to compensate people involved in the rescue effort after the bombing of the World Trade Centres. 480 million euros

An agreement has been reached to compensate people involved in the rescue effort after the bombing of the World Trade Centres. 480 million euros