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2010-05-29

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Dennis Hopper dies at 74

Hollywood actor Dennis Hopper has died at the age of 74 from complications related to prostate cancer. In a rich, varied and controversial career

Hollywood actor Dennis Hopper has died at the age of 74 from complications related to prostate cancer. In a rich, varied and controversial career

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Minister's expenses hit new UK government

Britain’s new coalition government is facing its first setback over a expenses row. David Laws, Chief Secretary to the Treasury, has been forced to

Britain’s new coalition government is facing its first setback over a expenses row. David Laws, Chief Secretary to the Treasury, has been forced to

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Insulin provider pulls out of Greece in price cut row

The global leader in the supply of the anti-diabetes drug insulin is pulling its state-of-the-art medication out of Greece in response to a

The global leader in the supply of the anti-diabetes drug insulin is pulling its state-of-the-art medication out of Greece in response to a

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Czech election won by centre-right

The Czech Republic is heading for a new centre-right coalition favouring tough austerity measures, following the country’s general election. The

The Czech Republic is heading for a new centre-right coalition favouring tough austerity measures, following the country’s general election. The

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First peaceful protest for Russian gay pride

Gay and lesbian activists are celebrating a success of sorts after holding their first ever peaceful protest in the Russian capital.   In previous

Gay and lesbian activists are celebrating a success of sorts after holding their first ever peaceful protest in the Russian capital.   In previous

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World leaders gather for alliance talks

What can be done to close the divides which often end up as violent clashes of culture or ideologies? That is the thinking behind the third forum

What can be done to close the divides which often end up as violent clashes of culture or ideologies? That is the thinking behind the third forum

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Korean standoff dominates summit

In South Korea heightened tension with the North is dominating the country’s three-nation summit with Japan and China. The Japanese prime minister

In South Korea heightened tension with the North is dominating the country’s three-nation summit with Japan and China. The Japanese prime minister

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Nepal parliamentary vote averts political crisis

MPs in Nepal have voted for an extension to the parliament’s term, paving the way for an end to political deadlock that has caused international

MPs in Nepal have voted for an extension to the parliament’s term, paving the way for an end to political deadlock that has caused international

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Hundreds attend Pakistani sect funerals

Hundreds of people have attended the funerals in Pakistan of members of a minority Islamic sect killed in attacks on two mosques. Friends and

Hundreds of people have attended the funerals in Pakistan of members of a minority Islamic sect killed in attacks on two mosques. Friends and

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Obama inspects the oil spill in Louisiana

Barack Obama paid a visit in Port Fourchon in Louisiana to see the effects of the oil spill and the clean up effort. He inspected the beach with a

Barack Obama paid a visit in Port Fourchon in Louisiana to see the effects of the oil spill and the clean up effort. He inspected the beach with a

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Sand Sculpture Festival in Belgium

Hundreds of visitors admired the sculptures from the most famous Sand Sculpture Festival held in the Belgian seaside town of Blankenberge.

Hundreds of visitors admired the sculptures from the most famous Sand Sculpture Festival held in the Belgian seaside town of Blankenberge.

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John Holmes in Sudan

UN Under Secretary General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, John Holmes, did a four-day visit to Sudan.

UN Under Secretary General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, John Holmes, did a four-day visit to Sudan.

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Minsk snubs Moscow over energy dispute

Belarus pulled out of high level talks with Russia on Friday due to a dispute over energy prices. The meeting went ahead anyway, with Russia and

Belarus pulled out of high level talks with Russia on Friday due to a dispute over energy prices. The meeting went ahead anyway, with Russia and

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Czech Republic goes to the polls

The Czech Republic has been voting in a closely fought two-day general election against the backdrop of a looming economic crisis. Voters will have

The Czech Republic has been voting in a closely fought two-day general election against the backdrop of a looming economic crisis. Voters will have

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Waiting game to see if oil spill strategy works

British Petroleum is waiting anxiously to see if its latest efforts to halt the Gulf of Mexico oil leak are working. During a visit to the spill

British Petroleum is waiting anxiously to see if its latest efforts to halt the Gulf of Mexico oil leak are working. During a visit to the spill

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Obama tells Louisiana residents, "you are not alone"

Barack Obama has paid a second visit to the stricken Louisiana coast. He has promised to triple manpower in affected areas to contain and clean up

Barack Obama has paid a second visit to the stricken Louisiana coast. He has promised to triple manpower in affected areas to contain and clean up