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2010-04-25

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Cuba calls on US to lift embargo

Cuba has called on the United States to lift its 48 year embargo on the Caribbean Island. The announcement made by the Speaker of the Parliament

Cuba has called on the United States to lift its 48 year embargo on the Caribbean Island. The announcement made by the Speaker of the Parliament

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Thailand's red shirts block traffic as tension mounts

Thailand’s red shirt protesters have vowed to step up their campaign for new elections after a peace overture to the government was

Thailand’s red shirt protesters have vowed to step up their campaign for new elections after a peace overture to the government was

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LibDems to block Brown if Labour finish third in poll

Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg says his party will not prop up a Gordon Brown government if Labour finish third in the British general election

Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg says his party will not prop up a Gordon Brown government if Labour finish third in the British general election

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Germany and France get tough with Greece

Europe’s economic big boys France and Germany have promised to take a hardline with Greece in exchange for financial support. French finance

Europe’s economic big boys France and Germany have promised to take a hardline with Greece in exchange for financial support. French finance

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Britain says sorry over papal 'condom' document

An internal government memo suggesting the Pope could launch his own brand of condoms on a planned visit to the UK has triggered an apology from

An internal government memo suggesting the Pope could launch his own brand of condoms on a planned visit to the UK has triggered an apology from

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Austria's Fishcher heading for decisive victory

Exit polls from Austria’s presidential election show incumbent leader Heinz Fishcher is heading for a thumping victory. The Social Democrat appears

Exit polls from Austria’s presidential election show incumbent leader Heinz Fishcher is heading for a thumping victory. The Social Democrat appears

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Hungary's centre-right set for historic poll win

History could be made in Hungary today. In the second round of elections, the conservative opposition is poised to win the strongest political

History could be made in Hungary today. In the second round of elections, the conservative opposition is poised to win the strongest political

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Clashes in East Jerusalem as right-wing rally goes ahead

Ultra-nationalists in Israel have rallied in East Jerusalem, calling for the demolition of Palestinian homes they say were illegally built. Around

Ultra-nationalists in Israel have rallied in East Jerusalem, calling for the demolition of Palestinian homes they say were illegally built. Around

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Focus on far-right in Austrian presidential vote

Austria is picking its president today. The outcome of the ballot is in no doubt. The Social Democrat already in the post is set to be re-elected

Austria is picking its president today. The outcome of the ballot is in no doubt. The Social Democrat already in the post is set to be re-elected

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Tornado kills ten in Mississippi

A Tornado nearly a mile wide has left at least ten people dead, including three children, and dozens injured in the southern US state of Mississippi

A Tornado nearly a mile wide has left at least ten people dead, including three children, and dozens injured in the southern US state of Mississippi

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Malaysia, anti-Blair Demonstration

Demonstrators in Malaysia hurl slippers at photo of former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, calling him a “war criminal”.

Demonstrators in Malaysia hurl slippers at photo of former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, calling him a “war criminal”.

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Bolivia, Demonstration and clash with police

Demonstrators on hunger strike accuse the government of election fraud and clash with police outside the National Electoral Court in Bolivia.

Demonstrators on hunger strike accuse the government of election fraud and clash with police outside the National Electoral Court in Bolivia.

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Funeral service for four German soldiers killed in Afghanistan

A funeral service for four German soldiers killed in Afghanistan has been attended by Chancellor Angela Merkel and senior members of her government.

A funeral service for four German soldiers killed in Afghanistan has been attended by Chancellor Angela Merkel and senior members of her government.

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Bangkok braced for further violence

Thailand is bracing itself for further unrest after its prime minister spurned a compromise offer to dissolve parliament and call fresh elections

Thailand is bracing itself for further unrest after its prime minister spurned a compromise offer to dissolve parliament and call fresh elections

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Hungarian conservatives aim for 'supermajority'

Hungary’s centre-right Fidesz party goes into the second round of parliamentary elections today already sure of victory. The party, allied to the

Hungary’s centre-right Fidesz party goes into the second round of parliamentary elections today already sure of victory. The party, allied to the

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IMF chief tries to reassure Greeks

The head of the International Monetary Fund has sought to reassure Greeks who fear its involvement will make their country’s situation worse. Talks

The head of the International Monetary Fund has sought to reassure Greeks who fear its involvement will make their country’s situation worse. Talks

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Spaniards rally to defend controversial judge

Thousands of people have marched in Spain to support judge Baltasar Garzon, accused of exceeding his powers by investigating atrocities committed

Thousands of people have marched in Spain to support judge Baltasar Garzon, accused of exceeding his powers by investigating atrocities committed

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Fischer tipped for second term in Austrian poll

Austrians go to the polls today to elect a new president. All the indications are that Heinz Fischer will win a second six year term. Opinion polls

Austrians go to the polls today to elect a new president. All the indications are that Heinz Fischer will win a second six year term. Opinion polls