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2010-08-29

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Gaddafi arrives in Rome with business focus

Libyan leader Colonel Muammar Gaddafi arrives in the Italian capital for a two-day visit aimed at forging closer ties. Media interest has tended

Libyan leader Colonel Muammar Gaddafi arrives in the Italian capital for a two-day visit aimed at forging closer ties. Media interest has tended

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Thilo Sarrazin continues to provoke race outcry in Germany

A 65-year-old board member of the Bundesbank is once again making headlines in Germany – for the wrong reasons. Thilo Sarrazin has barely left the

A 65-year-old board member of the Bundesbank is once again making headlines in Germany – for the wrong reasons. Thilo Sarrazin has barely left the

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Betting scandal sparks cricket crisis

Pakistan’s cricketers emerged from their London hotel ahead of a crushing defeat to England at Lord’s cricket ground. But the result was arguably the

Pakistan’s cricketers emerged from their London hotel ahead of a crushing defeat to England at Lord’s cricket ground. But the result was arguably the

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Mother and baby critical after doctors' brawl in Sicily

A first-time mother and her baby son are in a serious condition in an Italian hospital after a brawl between doctors led to an hour’s delay in

A first-time mother and her baby son are in a serious condition in an Italian hospital after a brawl between doctors led to an hour’s delay in

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'Militants' strike Chechen presidents home village

At least 19 people have been killed in a gun battle in the birth place of Chechen President Ramzan Kadyrov. The Kremlin-backed leader personally

At least 19 people have been killed in a gun battle in the birth place of Chechen President Ramzan Kadyrov. The Kremlin-backed leader personally

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Volcano erupts for first time since 1600

Last time the Mount Sinabung volcano erupted, Queen Elizabeth the First still had three years left on the throne of England. Now, after rumbling

Last time the Mount Sinabung volcano erupted, Queen Elizabeth the First still had three years left on the throne of England. Now, after rumbling

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US march shows strength of conservative support

It was billed as a rallying call for spiritual and moral renewal. But some say the huge turnout in Washington DC for the “Restoring Honor” march

It was billed as a rallying call for spiritual and moral renewal. But some say the huge turnout in Washington DC for the “Restoring Honor” march

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Displaced people in district of Thatta

Tens of thousands of people poured out of the delta district of Thatta and its surrounding villages after flood waters threatened to engulf the area

Tens of thousands of people poured out of the delta district of Thatta and its surrounding villages after flood waters threatened to engulf the area

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Russia, Long-lost Jesus icon restored on Kremlin gate

For day of the Assumption, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev and Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill unveiled an icon that was hidden from destruction

For day of the Assumption, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev and Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill unveiled an icon that was hidden from destruction

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Row develops over UK intelligence expert's death

The mysterious death of a British intelligence expert at his flat in central London has reportedly led to a major row between the police and

The mysterious death of a British intelligence expert at his flat in central London has reportedly led to a major row between the police and

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Long lost icon restored to view in Kremlin

In Moscow church and state celebrated hand in hand at the Kremlin. They were united for the anointing of the Saviour Smolensky icon. It dates back to

In Moscow church and state celebrated hand in hand at the Kremlin. They were united for the anointing of the Saviour Smolensky icon. It dates back to

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English Defence League protest turns ugly

Violence has flared in the northern English city of Bradford at a right-wing rally. Bottles, stones and a smoke bomb were all thrown as riot

Violence has flared in the northern English city of Bradford at a right-wing rally. Bottles, stones and a smoke bomb were all thrown as riot

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US conservatives hold controversial rally in Washington

In Washington at the famous Lincoln memorial tens of thousands of Americans gathered in a conservative show of strength ahead of the forthcoming

In Washington at the famous Lincoln memorial tens of thousands of Americans gathered in a conservative show of strength ahead of the forthcoming

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Drilling machinery moves into place at Chile mine

A special hydraulic bore has arrived to start drilling a rescue tunnel for the 33 miners trapped deep underground in Chile. It is a welcome sight

A special hydraulic bore has arrived to start drilling a rescue tunnel for the 33 miners trapped deep underground in Chile. It is a welcome sight

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Volcano erupts on Sumatra

On the island of Sumatra in Indonesia the Sinabung volcano has erupted. 12,000 people living in the area have been evacuated in what a spokesperson

On the island of Sumatra in Indonesia the Sinabung volcano has erupted. 12,000 people living in the area have been evacuated in what a spokesperson