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2010-03-14

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Sarkozy party heading for defeat - exit polls

In France, initial results suggest the Socialist Party, with 30 percent of the vote, is ahead in the first round of voting for the country’s

In France, initial results suggest the Socialist Party, with 30 percent of the vote, is ahead in the first round of voting for the country’s

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Thai opposition threatens week long sit-in

The centre of Bangkok has been flooded with more than 100,000 protestors, who have threatened to sit there for a week unless there is a new election

The centre of Bangkok has been flooded with more than 100,000 protestors, who have threatened to sit there for a week unless there is a new election

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Mid-term ballot test for Russia's Medvedev

Millions of Russians are voting in regional and municipal elections, providing a mid-term test of President Medvedev’s promise to loosen the

Millions of Russians are voting in regional and municipal elections, providing a mid-term test of President Medvedev’s promise to loosen the

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Netanyahu voices regret over settlement plan

Israel’s Prime Minister has, for the first time publicly, voiced regret for the timing of the announcement of a Jewish settlement plan which has

Israel’s Prime Minister has, for the first time publicly, voiced regret for the timing of the announcement of a Jewish settlement plan which has

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Elections provide dress rehearsal for Uribe allies

Allies of the Colombian President Alvaro Uribe face a key test as the country votes in parliamentary elections ahead of May’s presidential race. The

Allies of the Colombian President Alvaro Uribe face a key test as the country votes in parliamentary elections ahead of May’s presidential race. The

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Regional elections in France pose a test for Sarkozy

France is voting in the first round of regional elections that observers say may mean heavy losses for the governing centre-right

France is voting in the first round of regional elections that observers say may mean heavy losses for the governing centre-right

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Georgian fury at spoof report of Russian "invasion"

There is outrage in Georgia over a fake TV report that caused widespread panic by claiming that a Russian invasion was underway. Angry viewers

There is outrage in Georgia over a fake TV report that caused widespread panic by claiming that a Russian invasion was underway. Angry viewers

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Thousands gather to protest in Bangkok

A Red Sea of demonstrators has engulfed Bangkok. Tens of thousands have converged on the Thai capital, threatening mass street protests if the

A Red Sea of demonstrators has engulfed Bangkok. Tens of thousands have converged on the Thai capital, threatening mass street protests if the

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Poll test for Medvedev

Millions of Russians are voting in regional elections in what is being seen as a test of President Medvedev’s pledge to loosen the Kremlin’s grip on

Millions of Russians are voting in regional elections in what is being seen as a test of President Medvedev’s pledge to loosen the Kremlin’s grip on

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Taliban attack may prompt NATO action

A series of bomb attacks in the Afghan city of Kandahar in which at least 30 people died may prompt NATO to turn its attention on the southern Afghan

A series of bomb attacks in the Afghan city of Kandahar in which at least 30 people died may prompt NATO to turn its attention on the southern Afghan

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Red-shirted anti-government protesters in Thailand

Thousands of red-shirted anti-government protesters converged on the Thai capital Bangkok, giving the government an ultimatum to dissolve Parliament

Thousands of red-shirted anti-government protesters converged on the Thai capital Bangkok, giving the government an ultimatum to dissolve Parliament

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Thousands of Togolese portesting in the streets of Lome

Thousands of Togolese people took to the streets of Lome in two rival marches, one showing support for the newly re-elected President Faure

Thousands of Togolese people took to the streets of Lome in two rival marches, one showing support for the newly re-elected President Faure

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Chinese premier blames US for strained relations

The Chinese premier Wen Jiabao has used the end of the country’s annual parliamentary session to attack the United States. He blamed Washington for

The Chinese premier Wen Jiabao has used the end of the country’s annual parliamentary session to attack the United States. He blamed Washington for

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Japan angry at wildlife summit's tuna stance

The EU and America are behind a proposal to ban trade in Atlantic bluefin tuna. It is the main focus of international convention on endangered

The EU and America are behind a proposal to ban trade in Atlantic bluefin tuna. It is the main focus of international convention on endangered

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Taliban send a deadly 'message' to NATO

A series of bombings has rocked Kandahar, leaving at least 30 people dead. Four separate suicide attacks in the southern Afghan city struck

A series of bombings has rocked Kandahar, leaving at least 30 people dead. Four separate suicide attacks in the southern Afghan city struck

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Fake report sparks protests in Georgia

It seems that one Georgian television station may have made a serious error in judgment in its search for ratings. As part of a new talkshow, it

It seems that one Georgian television station may have made a serious error in judgment in its search for ratings. As part of a new talkshow, it

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Red-shirt pro-democracy protests in Bangkok

Thousands of protestors are on the streets of Bangkok. Dressed in red shirts, they are the supporters of former prime minister, Thaksin Shinawatra

Thousands of protestors are on the streets of Bangkok. Dressed in red shirts, they are the supporters of former prime minister, Thaksin Shinawatra