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2010-05-22

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Obama announces oil spill commission

The future of new deep-sea oil exploration off the US coast rests on assurances that a disaster like the Gulf of Mexico spill will never happen

The future of new deep-sea oil exploration off the US coast rests on assurances that a disaster like the Gulf of Mexico spill will never happen

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Eight survivors in Indian air disaster

Amid the shock of an air disaster in India, there is amazement that eight of the 166 people on board survived. An Air India Express plane from

Amid the shock of an air disaster in India, there is amazement that eight of the 166 people on board survived. An Air India Express plane from

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Madrid abuzz for Champions League final

Thousands of football fans have arrived in Madrid for the Champions League final between Inter Milan of Italy and Germany’s Bayern Munich. More

Thousands of football fans have arrived in Madrid for the Champions League final between Inter Milan of Italy and Germany’s Bayern Munich. More

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Italian wiretapping row heats up

The Italian press is awash with the latest in the row over plans by Silvio Berlusconi’s government to restrict judges use of wiretapping. Amid

The Italian press is awash with the latest in the row over plans by Silvio Berlusconi’s government to restrict judges use of wiretapping. Amid

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Death toll from Polish flooding rises

The death toll from severe flooding in Poland has risen to 12. The country seems to be the worst affected by flooding that has hit many parts of

The death toll from severe flooding in Poland has risen to 12. The country seems to be the worst affected by flooding that has hit many parts of

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Air India Express plane crashes in India

An Air India Express plane from Dubai has crashed in Mangalore in southern India killing at least 158 people. Rescuers have pulled eight people alive

An Air India Express plane from Dubai has crashed in Mangalore in southern India killing at least 158 people. Rescuers have pulled eight people alive

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Indian crash survivors speak about ordeal

All the passengers on board the stricken flight were Indian nationals, according to Air India. From hospital, some of the survivors have managed to

All the passengers on board the stricken flight were Indian nationals, according to Air India. From hospital, some of the survivors have managed to

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MI5 faces inquiry over London bombings

Could Britain’s security services have done more to prevent the London suicide bombings of July 2005? That is the question MI5 agents and police

Could Britain’s security services have done more to prevent the London suicide bombings of July 2005? That is the question MI5 agents and police

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Bangkok to ease emergency restrictions

Restrictions on movement in Bangkok are expected to be lifted this weekend as authorities continue the clean-up after the city’s political

Restrictions on movement in Bangkok are expected to be lifted this weekend as authorities continue the clean-up after the city’s political

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Floods in Siberia

People have evacuated their homes in a remote region of Siberia that has been devastated by floods.

People have evacuated their homes in a remote region of Siberia that has been devastated by floods.

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After the clashes in Bangkok

Aftermaths of the clashes between the Red Shirts and the army in Bangkok in Thailand. The streets are being cleaned of bullets and the objects left

Aftermaths of the clashes between the Red Shirts and the army in Bangkok in Thailand. The streets are being cleaned of bullets and the objects left

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A bridge sways in strong winds in Russia

A six-month old bridge over the Volga river sways in strong winds in Volgograd in Russia. No people were injured but the bridge has been closed.

A six-month old bridge over the Volga river sways in strong winds in Volgograd in Russia. No people were injured but the bridge has been closed.

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Mass dance at graduation parade in Slovenia

Almost 9,000 secondary-school graduates danced in the streets of Ljubljana as part of a traditional event that also promotes alcohol-free partying.

Almost 9,000 secondary-school graduates danced in the streets of Ljubljana as part of a traditional event that also promotes alcohol-free partying.

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Time Square bomb: 4 people arrested

Pakistani authorities have arrested at least four people suspected of links with the failed car bomb attack in New York’s Times Square earlier this

Pakistani authorities have arrested at least four people suspected of links with the failed car bomb attack in New York’s Times Square earlier this

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Deadly plane crash in southern India

An Air India Express plane from Dubai has crashed in southern India, killing at least 158 people. Rescuers have pulled eight people alive from the

An Air India Express plane from Dubai has crashed in southern India, killing at least 158 people. Rescuers have pulled eight people alive from the

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EU finance ministers back deficit sanctions

European Union finance ministers have agreed there should be tougher sanctions against countries that break budget rules. They were meeting to

European Union finance ministers have agreed there should be tougher sanctions against countries that break budget rules. They were meeting to

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Protests greet French-Algerian film in Cannes

The Cannes film festival has screened a controversial film about the bloody fight for Algerian independence, amid protests that it tarnishes the

The Cannes film festival has screened a controversial film about the bloody fight for Algerian independence, amid protests that it tarnishes the

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Catholic Church cautious over synthetic cell

The world’s first synthetic living cell has brought a cautiously positive reaction from Catholic Church officials. But they have warned that the

The world’s first synthetic living cell has brought a cautiously positive reaction from Catholic Church officials. But they have warned that the