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2010-07-03

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Bucket heads demonstrate in Moscow

Demonstrators wearing blue buckets on their heads have once again taken to the streets of Moscow to protest at officials flouting traffic laws. The

Demonstrators wearing blue buckets on their heads have once again taken to the streets of Moscow to protest at officials flouting traffic laws. The

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More than 220 die in DR Congo oil tanker explosion

More than 220 people have died and at least a hundred injured after a fuel tanker overturned and exploded, engulfing a village in flames in the

More than 220 people have died and at least a hundred injured after a fuel tanker overturned and exploded, engulfing a village in flames in the

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Poles prepare to go to the polls

Poland goes to the polls tomorrow in a presidential run-off too close to call. Officials have been making the final preparations for the second

Poland goes to the polls tomorrow in a presidential run-off too close to call. Officials have been making the final preparations for the second

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It's July - and that means holiday traffic jams

It’s the start of July and the summer holiday season is getting underway in mainland Europe. And the undeniable evidence was traffic jams on the

It’s the start of July and the summer holiday season is getting underway in mainland Europe. And the undeniable evidence was traffic jams on the

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Ghana football fans celebrating

In the suburb of Yeoville, home to people who come from all over Africa, Ghana football supporters were out in force ahead of their team’s

In the suburb of Yeoville, home to people who come from all over Africa, Ghana football supporters were out in force ahead of their team’s

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Dog funeral service in Bangkok

Buddhist funerals for dogs offered by a temple in Thailand, and the service is proving hugely popular among Thai pet owners.

Buddhist funerals for dogs offered by a temple in Thailand, and the service is proving hugely popular among Thai pet owners.

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Otunbayeva inaugurated as Kyrgstan president

Rosa Otunbayeva has been sworn in as the new caretaker president of Kyrgystan. The country’s former ambassador to the UK took interim control in

Rosa Otunbayeva has been sworn in as the new caretaker president of Kyrgystan. The country’s former ambassador to the UK took interim control in

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Apple apologises for iPhone 4 glitch

Apple has apologized for a software glitch in the latest version of its iPhone. A bug means the phone is displaying two more bars than it should to

Apple has apologized for a software glitch in the latest version of its iPhone. A bug means the phone is displaying two more bars than it should to

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Scores die in DR Congo oil tanker explosion

More than 200 people have died and at least a hundred have been injured after a fuel tanker overturned and exploded in a village in the eastern

More than 200 people have died and at least a hundred have been injured after a fuel tanker overturned and exploded in a village in the eastern

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Family feud scandal envelops French minister

A French government minister at the heart of a celebrity-turned-political scandal is facing growing pressure to resign. It has been claimed that

A French government minister at the heart of a celebrity-turned-political scandal is facing growing pressure to resign. It has been claimed that

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Polish presidential hopefuls neck and neck

Not much separates the two candidates in Poland’s decisive presidential vote, which takes place on Sunday. Some polls put conservative Jaroslaw

Not much separates the two candidates in Poland’s decisive presidential vote, which takes place on Sunday. Some polls put conservative Jaroslaw

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Mexico prepares for elections amid violence

This weekend’s local and regional elections in Mexico have been plagued by gang killings and candidate intimidation, highlighting the country’s

This weekend’s local and regional elections in Mexico have been plagued by gang killings and candidate intimidation, highlighting the country’s

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Three 'spies' admit to Russian links

US prosecutors say three of the ten suspected spies being held in the United States have now admitted having links to Russia. It is alleged a

US prosecutors say three of the ten suspected spies being held in the United States have now admitted having links to Russia. It is alleged a

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Last chance for military success in Afghanistan?

On the day General David Petraeus arrived in Afghanistan the biggest vote yet to demand an exit timetable from the country, 164 votes, was secured in

On the day General David Petraeus arrived in Afghanistan the biggest vote yet to demand an exit timetable from the country, 164 votes, was secured in

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Fans set for Germany-Argentina clash

Germany and Argentina face off in the World Cup quarter-finals today and fans from Berlin to Buenos Aires have been getting in the party

Germany and Argentina face off in the World Cup quarter-finals today and fans from Berlin to Buenos Aires have been getting in the party