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2010-05-15

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Thai crisis has been brewing for years

This is the latest in a polarising crisis that has been brewing for years. Two men represent the two camps: exiled former prime minister Thaksin

This is the latest in a polarising crisis that has been brewing for years. Two men represent the two camps: exiled former prime minister Thaksin

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22 die in latest Bangkok violence

Catapults and fireworks against bullets. It is an unequal struggle in the Thai capital Bangkok. Fighting has spread after three days of clashes

Catapults and fireworks against bullets. It is an unequal struggle in the Thai capital Bangkok. Fighting has spread after three days of clashes

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IMF head pledges support for Greece

There are tough times ahead as Greece embarks on its unprecedented belt-tightening plan. But Prime Minister George Papandreou knows he has the

There are tough times ahead as Greece embarks on its unprecedented belt-tightening plan. But Prime Minister George Papandreou knows he has the

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Karzai meets key NATO allies

Afghan President Hamid Karzai has become the first foreign leader to meet the new UK Prime Minister David Cameron. Karzai stopped off in London on

Afghan President Hamid Karzai has become the first foreign leader to meet the new UK Prime Minister David Cameron. Karzai stopped off in London on

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Italy imposes heavy fine on Ryanair

A three million euro fine has been slapped on the low-budget Irish airline Ryanair by Italian authorities. The Italian Civil Aviation Authority

A three million euro fine has been slapped on the low-budget Irish airline Ryanair by Italian authorities. The Italian Civil Aviation Authority

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Russian police clash with protesting miners

Anger has spilled over after a mining disaster in Russia that has killed at least 66 workers. Video footage has emerged of riot police breaking up

Anger has spilled over after a mining disaster in Russia that has killed at least 66 workers. Video footage has emerged of riot police breaking up

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Greeks see red over tough austerity measures

The streets of Athens became a sea of red earlier when the Greek Communist Party staged a huge protest. Tens of thousands of demonstrators took

The streets of Athens became a sea of red earlier when the Greek Communist Party staged a huge protest. Tens of thousands of demonstrators took

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Russian region mourns lost miners

A day of mourning is being observed in the Russian region where a coal mine disaster killed at least 66 workers. The rescue effort to find 24 men

A day of mourning is being observed in the Russian region where a coal mine disaster killed at least 66 workers. The rescue effort to find 24 men

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Third day of deadly clashes in Bangkok

There are fresh scenes of death and violence on the streets of Bangkok. Three people are reported to have been shot dead by soldiers on Saturday

There are fresh scenes of death and violence on the streets of Bangkok. Three people are reported to have been shot dead by soldiers on Saturday

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World Cup 2010: Reviving the fight against AIDS

South Africa is the country that has suffered the most from the AIDS epidemic. Out of a population of 45 million, the disease killed 350,000 people

South Africa is the country that has suffered the most from the AIDS epidemic. Out of a population of 45 million, the disease killed 350,000 people

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Fresh abuse allegation for Polanski

An English actress has claimed she was sexually abused by the director Roman Polanski in Paris in the early 1980s. Charlotte Lewis, who’s now 42

An English actress has claimed she was sexually abused by the director Roman Polanski in Paris in the early 1980s. Charlotte Lewis, who’s now 42

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Anti-government protesters in Bangkok's streets

Anti-government protesters have clashed with security forces in the Thai capital of Bangkok in a wave of violence.

Anti-government protesters have clashed with security forces in the Thai capital of Bangkok in a wave of violence.

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Clashes in Kyrgyzstan

At least one person was killed in Kyrgyzstan on Friday (May 14) in clashes between interim government supporters and backers of ousted President

At least one person was killed in Kyrgyzstan on Friday (May 14) in clashes between interim government supporters and backers of ousted President

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Number of protesters killed in Bangkok rises

There are fresh scenes of death and violence on the streets of Bangkok.   Three people are reported to have been shot dead by soldiers on Saturday

There are fresh scenes of death and violence on the streets of Bangkok.   Three people are reported to have been shot dead by soldiers on Saturday

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Obama talks tough to oil companies

Oil companies have been told they will no longer have a free ride with regulators in the wake of the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. President

Oil companies have been told they will no longer have a free ride with regulators in the wake of the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. President

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Greece and Turkey look at mutual interests

Greece and Turkey have signed more than 20 bilateral agreements on issues ranging from tourism, energy and immigration. The Turkish Prime Minister

Greece and Turkey have signed more than 20 bilateral agreements on issues ranging from tourism, energy and immigration. The Turkish Prime Minister

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US and UK reaffirm "special" relationship

There are signs of a rapprochement in the so-called “special” relationship between the US and the UK. Barack Obama was the first world leader to

There are signs of a rapprochement in the so-called “special” relationship between the US and the UK. Barack Obama was the first world leader to