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2010-07-31

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Arrests at Russian freedom of assembly protests

Police in Moscow have arrested anti-Kremlin opposition leader Boris Nemstov and at least 95 other activists have been held during demonstrations

Police in Moscow have arrested anti-Kremlin opposition leader Boris Nemstov and at least 95 other activists have been held during demonstrations

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Rescuers battle to save Pakistan flood victims

The wave of floods triggered by monsoon rains in north-west Pakistan is now said to have killed at least 800 people. Many are still missing.

The wave of floods triggered by monsoon rains in north-west Pakistan is now said to have killed at least 800 people. Many are still missing.

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Duisburg Love Parade Memorial

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and President Christian Wulff attend an ecumenical memorial ceremony at a church in Duisburg on Saturday for the

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and President Christian Wulff attend an ecumenical memorial ceremony at a church in Duisburg on Saturday for the

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Wildfires spread in western Russia

Raging forest fires are spreading across parts of western Russia. Twenty-eight people are now known to have died and 3,500 people have been forced

Raging forest fires are spreading across parts of western Russia. Twenty-eight people are now known to have died and 3,500 people have been forced

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Greek army begins restoring fuel supplies

The Greek government’s efforts to break the lorry drivers’ strike have been beginning to make a difference. The military has been called in to

The Greek government’s efforts to break the lorry drivers’ strike have been beginning to make a difference. The military has been called in to

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Germany mourns Love Parade victims

An emotional memorial service has been held for 21 people killed at the Love Parade dance festival in Germany last weekend. Chancellor Angela

An emotional memorial service has been held for 21 people killed at the Love Parade dance festival in Germany last weekend. Chancellor Angela

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Sarkozy's nationality threat sparks political storm

President Sarkozy has been accused of pandering to the far right, after vowing to strip people of immigrant origin who commit some serious crimes of

President Sarkozy has been accused of pandering to the far right, after vowing to strip people of immigrant origin who commit some serious crimes of

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Pakistan cancels UK visit in protest at Cameron

Pakistan’s intelligence agency has cancelled a planned visit to the UK in protest at David Cameron’s comments criticising the country over its stance

Pakistan’s intelligence agency has cancelled a planned visit to the UK in protest at David Cameron’s comments criticising the country over its stance

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Clean-up after worst floods in China

Residents and authorities continued clean up efforts in Yongji county in China’s north-eastern Jilin province on Friday following the worst floods in

Residents and authorities continued clean up efforts in Yongji county in China’s north-eastern Jilin province on Friday following the worst floods in

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Dozens killed as wildfires sweep central Russia

Forest fires swept across central Russia on Friday (July 30), killing at least 23 people and forcing the evacuation of thousands during the hottest

Forest fires swept across central Russia on Friday (July 30), killing at least 23 people and forcing the evacuation of thousands during the hottest

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UK motorists to receive cash boost to go electric

British drivers are to receive up to six thousand euros each from next year if they buy a low-carbon car. The UK’s coalition government is to put 50

British drivers are to receive up to six thousand euros each from next year if they buy a low-carbon car. The UK’s coalition government is to put 50

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Russia ravaged by deadly wildfires

Around 30 people are now feared dead in forest fires ravaging central Russia. Emergency services continue to tackle the flames, but it is an

Around 30 people are now feared dead in forest fires ravaging central Russia. Emergency services continue to tackle the flames, but it is an

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UK troops launch major assault on Taliban

Hundreds of British soldiers have headed deep into Taliban territory in southern Afghanistan as one of their biggest assaults this year gets

Hundreds of British soldiers have headed deep into Taliban territory in southern Afghanistan as one of their biggest assaults this year gets

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Obama hails auto bailouts

There was no mistaking the celebratory spring in his step as Barack Obama made a campaigning trip to Chrysler car makers in Detroit. With an eye

There was no mistaking the celebratory spring in his step as Barack Obama made a campaigning trip to Chrysler car makers in Detroit. With an eye

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Israel launches air strikes in Gaza after rocket fire

Israeli air strikes in the Gaza Strip have killed a senior Hamas militant and injured several people. They were launched in response to a rocket

Israeli air strikes in the Gaza Strip have killed a senior Hamas militant and injured several people. They were launched in response to a rocket

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FARC offers to talk to next Colombian president

Colombia’s biggest rebel group says it is ready to talk to the country’s next president to find a political solution to the long-running

Colombia’s biggest rebel group says it is ready to talk to the country’s next president to find a political solution to the long-running

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China coal mine blast kills 15

At least 15 people are reported dead in an explosion at a coal mine in China. Rescue teams were searching for survivors after the disaster at the

At least 15 people are reported dead in an explosion at a coal mine in China. Rescue teams were searching for survivors after the disaster at the

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Greek military to make deliveries amid strike

There have been further clashes in Greece between striking truck drivers and police. Police in full riot gear hit truckers with batons to stop them

There have been further clashes in Greece between striking truck drivers and police. Police in full riot gear hit truckers with batons to stop them