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2010-06-27

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Interim Kyrgyz government says vote is a success

Interim leader Rosa Otunbayeva says Kyrgyzstan has adopted a new constitution establishing a parliamentary democracy, in a referendum that saw a

Interim leader Rosa Otunbayeva says Kyrgyzstan has adopted a new constitution establishing a parliamentary democracy, in a referendum that saw a

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G20 meet in Toronto

Managing the recovery of the fragile global economy is top of the agenda at the G20 summit in Toronto, a day after the G8. More members means it is

Managing the recovery of the fragile global economy is top of the agenda at the G20 summit in Toronto, a day after the G8. More members means it is

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Guinea hopes for a violence-free presidential election

Hundreds have been queuing since dawn in Guinea to elect a new president. The West African nation is holding its first free elections since it won

Hundreds have been queuing since dawn in Guinea to elect a new president. The West African nation is holding its first free elections since it won

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Violence in Toronto as G20 meet

Police say around 500 people have been arrested after an anti-G20 march in downtown Toronto ended in rioting. Police cars were set on fire in at

Police say around 500 people have been arrested after an anti-G20 march in downtown Toronto ended in rioting. Police cars were set on fire in at

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Gilad Shalit's family embark on march

Hundreds of people have gathered outside the home of the parents of Gilad Schalit. The family of the captured Israeli soldier are embarking on a

Hundreds of people have gathered outside the home of the parents of Gilad Schalit. The family of the captured Israeli soldier are embarking on a

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Violent anti-G20 summit protests in Toronto

Black-clad demonstrators broke off from a crowd of peaceful protesters at the global economic summit in Toronto on Saturday, torching police vehicles

Black-clad demonstrators broke off from a crowd of peaceful protesters at the global economic summit in Toronto on Saturday, torching police vehicles

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Moscow in grip of heat wave

Muscovites are searching for any way possible to cool down, as their city swelters in the grip of a heatwave. The mercury has topped 30 degrees

Muscovites are searching for any way possible to cool down, as their city swelters in the grip of a heatwave. The mercury has topped 30 degrees

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G-20 heads for compromise on growth and reforms

World leaders at the G-20 summit are struggling to present a united front on the way to sustain the global economic recovery and reform the banking

World leaders at the G-20 summit are struggling to present a united front on the way to sustain the global economic recovery and reform the banking

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Violence fears, as Kyrgyzstan votes on new Constitution‎

Kyrgyzstan’s interim leader has voted in a referendum on the country’s constitution. Security was tight, when Roza Otunbayeva cast her ballot in

Kyrgyzstan’s interim leader has voted in a referendum on the country’s constitution. Security was tight, when Roza Otunbayeva cast her ballot in

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Mideast Speed Sisters

A group of Palestinian women have sped into their country’s record books by forming its first all-female motor racing team.

A group of Palestinian women have sped into their country’s record books by forming its first all-female motor racing team.

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Italian players return

The Italian football team landed at Fiumicino airport Saturday morning on their return from 2010 World Cup in South Africa.

The Italian football team landed at Fiumicino airport Saturday morning on their return from 2010 World Cup in South Africa.

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SKorea and Uruguay fans arrive for second round

South Korea and Uruguay soccer fans head for the Nelson Mandela Stadium in Port Elizabeth for the opening second round match of the World Cup.

South Korea and Uruguay soccer fans head for the Nelson Mandela Stadium in Port Elizabeth for the opening second round match of the World Cup.

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Ghanaian fans react after World Cup match

Ecstatic Ghanaian football fans celebrated their national team’s win on Saturday following their 2-1 victory against the United States, taking them

Ecstatic Ghanaian football fans celebrated their national team’s win on Saturday following their 2-1 victory against the United States, taking them

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Lithuania's first post-Soviet President Brazauskas dies

The first freely elected president of independent Lithuania, Algirdas Brazauskas, has died at the age of 77. He had been undergoing treatment for

The first freely elected president of independent Lithuania, Algirdas Brazauskas, has died at the age of 77. He had been undergoing treatment for

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Start of the G20 summit

World leaders have started the two-day G20 summit in Toronto, Canada, following on from the earlier meeting of the G8 nations. The group

World leaders have started the two-day G20 summit in Toronto, Canada, following on from the earlier meeting of the G8 nations. The group

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Violent anti-G20 summit protests in Canada

Protests against the G20 summit in Canada have turned violent. On the streets of Toronto, where the world leaders are meeting, thousands of people

Protests against the G20 summit in Canada have turned violent. On the streets of Toronto, where the world leaders are meeting, thousands of people

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Polls open in Kyrgyzstan

Polls have opened in Kyrgyzstan for a referendum on the country’s constitution. A yes outcome would devolve power from the president to the prime

Polls have opened in Kyrgyzstan for a referendum on the country’s constitution. A yes outcome would devolve power from the president to the prime

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Anti-Iranian regime rally draws thousands to Paris

A rally organised by an Iranian exile group on the outskirts of Paris has drawn thousands of supporters from across Europe. The National Council of

A rally organised by an Iranian exile group on the outskirts of Paris has drawn thousands of supporters from across Europe. The National Council of