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2010-03-28

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The Rose Ball at Monaco

His Serene Highness the Sovereign Prince Albert II and Her Royal Highness the Princess of Hanover open the Ball Rose. This gala is in aid of the

His Serene Highness the Sovereign Prince Albert II and Her Royal Highness the Princess of Hanover open the Ball Rose. This gala is in aid of the

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Obama makes surprise visit to Afghanistan

Barack Obama has made a surprise visit to Kabul, his first trip to Afghanistan since becoming US President. He is expected to meet the Afghan

Barack Obama has made a surprise visit to Kabul, his first trip to Afghanistan since becoming US President. He is expected to meet the Afghan

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Clashes as Israel imposes West Bank blockade

Demonstrators protesting at Israel’s Easter blockade on the West Bank territories have clashed with guards at a checkpoint on the route from

Demonstrators protesting at Israel’s Easter blockade on the West Bank territories have clashed with guards at a checkpoint on the route from

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Chinese carmaker agrees to buy Sweden's Volvo

China’s largest private-run car maker has agreed to buy Volvo cars. Zhejiang Geely Holding Group is paying Ford Motors 1.3 billion euros in cash for

China’s largest private-run car maker has agreed to buy Volvo cars. Zhejiang Geely Holding Group is paying Ford Motors 1.3 billion euros in cash for

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Spanish protesters call for bullfighting ban

Hundreds of people have taken to the streets of Madrid, calling for a ban on bullfighting. Animal rights groups organised the protest, after moves

Hundreds of people have taken to the streets of Madrid, calling for a ban on bullfighting. Animal rights groups organised the protest, after moves

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Clashes at checkpoint near Jerusalem

Clashes between Israeli border police and Palestinian Christias and Muslism worshippers as they tried to pass a checkpoint to go to Jerusalem for

Clashes between Israeli border police and Palestinian Christias and Muslism worshippers as they tried to pass a checkpoint to go to Jerusalem for

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Pope speaks out against "petty gossip"

The Pope appears to have alluded to the sex abuse scandal engulfing the church, indicating he will not be intimidated by what he calls “petty

The Pope appears to have alluded to the sex abuse scandal engulfing the church, indicating he will not be intimidated by what he calls “petty

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Italy goes to the polls in regional elections

Italians have been voting in regional elections. Among them was Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, putting on a brave face as he cast his

Italians have been voting in regional elections. Among them was Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, putting on a brave face as he cast his

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Thai PM agrees to meet protesters

In a major u-turn, Thailand’s Prime Minister has agreed to face-to-face talks with anti-government protesters. The meeting came just hours after

In a major u-turn, Thailand’s Prime Minister has agreed to face-to-face talks with anti-government protesters. The meeting came just hours after

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Israel seals West Bank ahead of Passover

Israel has announced it is closing off the West Bank from midnight Sunday until April 6. Security concerns have been given as the reason, as Israel

Israel has announced it is closing off the West Bank from midnight Sunday until April 6. Security concerns have been given as the reason, as Israel

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Still no answers after S.Korean naval disaster

The anxious wait for answers continues, as the search goes on for the survivors of one of South Korea’s worst naval disasters.   Forty-six sailors

The anxious wait for answers continues, as the search goes on for the survivors of one of South Korea’s worst naval disasters.   Forty-six sailors

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Bomb attacks target Iraqi political official

At least half a dozen people are reported to have been killed and 15 wounded in bomb attacks near the home of an Iraqi political official. Four

At least half a dozen people are reported to have been killed and 15 wounded in bomb attacks near the home of an Iraqi political official. Four

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Thailand: Red shirts protest

Thousands of anti-government protesters, Red Shirts, gathered in Bangkok. Monks joined and showed their support.

Thousands of anti-government protesters, Red Shirts, gathered in Bangkok. Monks joined and showed their support.

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No Sarkozy Day in France

Protesters, who first met on a “no Sarkozy day” group on Facebook, gathered in various cities of France. The “No Sarkozy Day” was inspired by the “No

Protesters, who first met on a “no Sarkozy day” group on Facebook, gathered in various cities of France. The “No Sarkozy Day” was inspired by the “No

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Voters go to polls in Italy's regional elections

Voting has begun in Italy’s regional elections, seen as a test of the support for the Prime Minister, two years before the end of his term.   Voters

Voting has begun in Italy’s regional elections, seen as a test of the support for the Prime Minister, two years before the end of his term.   Voters

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Thai PM agrees to talk with protesters

Thailand’s Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva has agreed to talk face-to-face with anti-government protesters.   The demonstrators had threatened to

Thailand’s Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva has agreed to talk face-to-face with anti-government protesters.   The demonstrators had threatened to

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Chile's president mourns quake victims

Chile’s President Sebastian Pinera has joined thousands of Chileans marking one month since the devastating 8.8 magnitude earthquake that left

Chile’s President Sebastian Pinera has joined thousands of Chileans marking one month since the devastating 8.8 magnitude earthquake that left

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Hopes fade for missing South Korean sailors

Hopes of finding any more survivors after the sinking of a South Korean warship are fading fast. Forty six sailors remain unaccounted for despite a

Hopes of finding any more survivors after the sinking of a South Korean warship are fading fast. Forty six sailors remain unaccounted for despite a

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Clocking on to daylight saving time

A reminder that the clocks went forward one hour from 2am Central European Time this morning. Daylight saving time (DST) – or British Summer Time

A reminder that the clocks went forward one hour from 2am Central European Time this morning. Daylight saving time (DST) – or British Summer Time

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Regional elections test Berlusconi's ratings

Italians are going to the polls to vote for governors in regional elections in what is being seen as a test of Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi’s

Italians are going to the polls to vote for governors in regional elections in what is being seen as a test of Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi’s