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2010-03-27

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Anti-Sarkozy protests in France

They called it No Sarkozy Day. Internet bloggers and users of social websites are behind a protest against the French President that took place in

They called it No Sarkozy Day. Internet bloggers and users of social websites are behind a protest against the French President that took place in

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Secular stance pays off for Allawi

Allawi’s coalition tapped into widespread frustration with the government of al-Maliki, which is accused of inciting sectarian tensions and aligning

Allawi’s coalition tapped into widespread frustration with the government of al-Maliki, which is accused of inciting sectarian tensions and aligning

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Allawi's supporters celebrate election victory

Celebrations are getting underway in Baghdad following the victory of Iyad Allawi in Iraq’s parliamentary elections.   Without an overall majority

Celebrations are getting underway in Baghdad following the victory of Iyad Allawi in Iraq’s parliamentary elections.   Without an overall majority

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Gordon Brown sets out his election pledges

The British Prime Minister has kicked off what some will see as his election campaign, setting out his party’s core policy “pledges”. Speaking to

The British Prime Minister has kicked off what some will see as his election campaign, setting out his party’s core policy “pledges”. Speaking to

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Arab League debates Mideast peace prospects

The Palestinian-Israeli conflict has dominated debate at a summit of the Arab League in Libya. The possibility of peace talks resuming has taken a

The Palestinian-Israeli conflict has dominated debate at a summit of the Arab League in Libya. The possibility of peace talks resuming has taken a

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Hopes fade for missing South Korean sailors

Relatives are in despair, as hopes fade for the sailors still missing after a South Korean warship sank on Friday. Gathering to wait for news at a

Relatives are in despair, as hopes fade for the sailors still missing after a South Korean warship sank on Friday. Gathering to wait for news at a

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Allawi "open to all" for possible alliance

The winner of Iraq’s elections, Iyad Allawi, says he is open to alliances with any faction. Preliminary results showed his cross-sectarian

The winner of Iraq’s elections, Iyad Allawi, says he is open to alliances with any faction. Preliminary results showed his cross-sectarian

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Israel ends Gaza incursion

Israeli troops and tanks are reported to have left the Gaza Strip after an incursion into the Hamas-controlled territory. The action followed what

Israeli troops and tanks are reported to have left the Gaza Strip after an incursion into the Hamas-controlled territory. The action followed what

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US-Russia relations reset with new treaty

US President Barack Obama and his Russian counterpart Dmitri Medvedev have spoken on the phone, taking an historic step towards a world without

US President Barack Obama and his Russian counterpart Dmitri Medvedev have spoken on the phone, taking an historic step towards a world without

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Peaceful Friday in Jerusalem

Peaceful prayers on Friday in Jerusalem while tension rises between Israel and Palestinians about Eat-Jerusalem.

Peaceful prayers on Friday in Jerusalem while tension rises between Israel and Palestinians about Eat-Jerusalem.

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Spring floods in Latvia

The city of Jelgava has been flooded. Guards blow up ice in the Daugava River in an attempt to prevent more spring floods.

The city of Jelgava has been flooded. Guards blow up ice in the Daugava River in an attempt to prevent more spring floods.

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Volcano evacuees allowed back home

A volcano in south-central Iceland continues to erupt under a glacier but fears that it could unleash floods of melted water have so far proved to be

A volcano in south-central Iceland continues to erupt under a glacier but fears that it could unleash floods of melted water have so far proved to be

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South Korea plays down warship sinking

South Korean defence officials say it is unlikely the sinking of one of its warships involved an attack by North Korea. Forty six of the crew of

South Korean defence officials say it is unlikely the sinking of one of its warships involved an attack by North Korea. Forty six of the crew of

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At least four killed in Gaza Strip firefight

The prospect of peace in the Middle East has suffered a further setback after Palestinian militants and Israeli security forces clashed in the Gaza

The prospect of peace in the Middle East has suffered a further setback after Palestinian militants and Israeli security forces clashed in the Gaza

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Allawi claims victory amid 'fraud' protests

Former Iraqi prime minister Iyad Allawi is celebrating a surprise victory in the country’s parliamentary elections. His cross-sectarian Iraqiya

Former Iraqi prime minister Iyad Allawi is celebrating a surprise victory in the country’s parliamentary elections. His cross-sectarian Iraqiya

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UK Murdoch papers to charge for online content

The UK news giants The Times and the Sunday Times are becoming the first mass-market papers to charge for their full online versions. It is a bold

The UK news giants The Times and the Sunday Times are becoming the first mass-market papers to charge for their full online versions. It is a bold