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2010-04-04

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Chinese shipwreck threatens Great Barrier Reef

The clock is ticking for salvage teams trying to prevent an ecological disaster around the Great Barrier Reef. The Australian government has

The clock is ticking for salvage teams trying to prevent an ecological disaster around the Great Barrier Reef. The Australian government has

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German condolences for Afghan military killings

German troops in Afghanistan have held a memorial service for three of their number killed by the Taliban, just hours before another German unit

German troops in Afghanistan have held a memorial service for three of their number killed by the Taliban, just hours before another German unit

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Deadly bomb blasts kill dozens in Baghdad

A series of suicide car bombs has killed at least 30 people and injured more than 150 others in central Baghdad. Iraq’s Interior Ministry said the

A series of suicide car bombs has killed at least 30 people and injured more than 150 others in central Baghdad. Iraq’s Interior Ministry said the

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Appeals for calm after Terreblanche killing

An appeal for calm by South African President Jacob Zuma is being echoed by the AWB Afrikaner Resistance Movement of murdered white supremacist

An appeal for calm by South African President Jacob Zuma is being echoed by the AWB Afrikaner Resistance Movement of murdered white supremacist

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Soul-searching in SA after supremacist's grisly end

News of 69-year-old Eugene Terreblanche’s death will have been greeted with indifference and even joy by many South Africans despite the gruesome

News of 69-year-old Eugene Terreblanche’s death will have been greeted with indifference and even joy by many South Africans despite the gruesome

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Divers bid to rescue trapped Chinese miners

Nine people have reportedly been pulled alive from a flooded mine in China after being trapped for a week. Officials say the water level

Nine people have reportedly been pulled alive from a flooded mine in China after being trapped for a week. Officials say the water level

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France to raze thousands of storm lashed homes

Xynthia, the deadly storm which ravaged large parts of western France in February, is set to cause even more damage to thousands of people’s

Xynthia, the deadly storm which ravaged large parts of western France in February, is set to cause even more damage to thousands of people’s

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US-Russian crew docks safely at ISS

A joint US and Russian crew in a Soyuz space ship has arrived safely at the International Space Station. The Soyuz TMA-18 docked successfully two

A joint US and Russian crew in a Soyuz space ship has arrived safely at the International Space Station. The Soyuz TMA-18 docked successfully two

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Pope's traditional Easter message

The Pope has delivered his traditional Easter blessing to a packed St Peter’s Square in Rome. There was no mention of the sex scandal that has

The Pope has delivered his traditional Easter blessing to a packed St Peter’s Square in Rome. There was no mention of the sex scandal that has

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Oil slick alert near the Great Barrier Reef

Salvage teams are attempting to prevent hundreds of tonnes of oil leaking from a stranded Chinese ship that has run aground off north-eastern

Salvage teams are attempting to prevent hundreds of tonnes of oil leaking from a stranded Chinese ship that has run aground off north-eastern

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Catholics urge Pope to 'accept responsibility'

Pilgrims from all over the world gathered in St Peter’s Square in Rome to hear Pope Benedict’s Easter Sunday address. His failure to comment on the

Pilgrims from all over the world gathered in St Peter’s Square in Rome to hear Pope Benedict’s Easter Sunday address. His failure to comment on the

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Baghdad hit by deadly blasts

At least 15 people have been killed and 35 others injured in a series of explosions in central Baghdad. Iraq’s Interior Ministry said two bombs

At least 15 people have been killed and 35 others injured in a series of explosions in central Baghdad. Iraq’s Interior Ministry said two bombs

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Christians celebrate Easter

Christians from across the world have gathered to celebrate Easter. In Rome, Pope Benedict XVI held an evening service in St. Peter’s Basilica

Christians from across the world have gathered to celebrate Easter. In Rome, Pope Benedict XVI held an evening service in St. Peter’s Basilica

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South African white supremacist hacked to death

Eugene Terreblanche, the South African white supremacist leader, has been killed on his farm in the northwest of the country. Reports say the

Eugene Terreblanche, the South African white supremacist leader, has been killed on his farm in the northwest of the country. Reports say the

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Mosque protesters in England clash with police

Violent clashes have erupted between far-right protestors and police after a march against the bulding of a mosque in Dudley, central England. Nine

Violent clashes have erupted between far-right protestors and police after a march against the bulding of a mosque in Dudley, central England. Nine

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Dakar: Wade has inaugarated the new African Renaissance statue

With several African dignatories looking on, Senegalese Preisdent Abdoulaye Wade said the monument, which is taller than the Statue of Liberty

With several African dignatories looking on, Senegalese Preisdent Abdoulaye Wade said the monument, which is taller than the Statue of Liberty

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Anglican leader expresses 'sorrow' over remarks

The Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams has expressed regret for accusing the Roman Catholic Church in Ireland of “losing all credibility” over

The Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams has expressed regret for accusing the Roman Catholic Church in Ireland of “losing all credibility” over

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Hundreds held in Belgian anti-nuclear demo

Around 300 anti-nuclear demonstrators have been arrested in Belgium, trying to break into a military site they claim is home to a battery of

Around 300 anti-nuclear demonstrators have been arrested in Belgium, trying to break into a military site they claim is home to a battery of

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Iraq govt criticised after Sunni village massacre

Families of those massacred in a Sunni village outside Baghdad are furious at the Iraqi government for denying a local militia the weapons to protect

Families of those massacred in a Sunni village outside Baghdad are furious at the Iraqi government for denying a local militia the weapons to protect