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2010-09-04

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New Zealand on alert after massive quake

Thousands of people are spending a second night in shelter after a 7.1 magnitude quake struck New Zealand’s second bigest city, Christchurch.

Thousands of people are spending a second night in shelter after a 7.1 magnitude quake struck New Zealand’s second bigest city, Christchurch.

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German Love Parade victims commemorated

A memorial has been unveiled to the 21 people killed during the Love Parade festival in the German city of Duisburg in July. A bronze plague simply

A memorial has been unveiled to the 21 people killed during the Love Parade festival in the German city of Duisburg in July. A bronze plague simply

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Roma protest kicks off week of demonstrations in France

A week of protests in France has begun with a march in Paris in support of the Roma. Thousands of members of the nomadic group have been sent back

A week of protests in France has begun with a march in Paris in support of the Roma. Thousands of members of the nomadic group have been sent back

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Mexico breaks longest taco record

Dozens of people work on making the longest taco in the world in Mexico City and succeed in breaking their own record.

Dozens of people work on making the longest taco in the world in Mexico City and succeed in breaking their own record.

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Blair pelted with eggs at Dublin

Three people were arrested after protesters threw eggs and shoes at Tony Blair when he arrived to sign copies of his best selling memoir at a

Three people were arrested after protesters threw eggs and shoes at Tony Blair when he arrived to sign copies of his best selling memoir at a

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Earthquake in Christchurch New-Zealand

A state of emergency has been declared in the city of Christchurch in New Zealand, which has borne the brunt of damage from a major earthquake.

A state of emergency has been declared in the city of Christchurch in New Zealand, which has borne the brunt of damage from a major earthquake.

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Shock in Pakistan after Taliban bombings

In Pakistan, thousands of people have turned out for the funerals of those killed in a suicide bomb attack yesterday. While many are in mourning

In Pakistan, thousands of people have turned out for the funerals of those killed in a suicide bomb attack yesterday. While many are in mourning

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Caucasus minister hurt by deadly car bomb

A senior official in Russia’s Dagestan province has been hurt and had his driver killed by car bomb. Bekmura Bekmurzayev, a minister in charge of

A senior official in Russia’s Dagestan province has been hurt and had his driver killed by car bomb. Bekmura Bekmurzayev, a minister in charge of

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Blair pelted with eggs at Dublin book signing

Three people were arrested after protesters threw eggs and shoes at Tony Blair when he arrived to sign copies of his best selling memoir at a

Three people were arrested after protesters threw eggs and shoes at Tony Blair when he arrived to sign copies of his best selling memoir at a

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New Zealand recovers after 7.1 quake

A state of emergency has been declared in the city of Christchurch in New Zealand, which has borne the brunt of damage from a major earthquake. The

A state of emergency has been declared in the city of Christchurch in New Zealand, which has borne the brunt of damage from a major earthquake. The

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Second drilling machine arrives at Chile mine

To the sound of cheering, a second heavy drilling machine arrived to join the effort to reach 33 miners trapped almost a kilometre underground in

To the sound of cheering, a second heavy drilling machine arrived to join the effort to reach 33 miners trapped almost a kilometre underground in

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Moldova to hold landmark referendum

It is hoped a referendum in Moldova this Sunday will bring the small ex-Soviet republic out of political limbo in one fell swoop. Opinion polls

It is hoped a referendum in Moldova this Sunday will bring the small ex-Soviet republic out of political limbo in one fell swoop. Opinion polls

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Suicide attack targets Shi'it rally in Pakistan

More than 40 people have been killed and dozens more injured by a suicide bomber at a Shi’ite rally in the Pakistani city of Quetta.

More than 40 people have been killed and dozens more injured by a suicide bomber at a Shi’ite rally in the Pakistani city of Quetta.

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Clashes in West Bank

Clashes between Palestinian demonstrators and Israeli soldiers.

Clashes between Palestinian demonstrators and Israeli soldiers.

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David Cameron presents his new daughter

David Cameron and his wife presented Baby Florence Rose Endellion Cameron to the press outside 10 Downing Street.

David Cameron and his wife presented Baby Florence Rose Endellion Cameron to the press outside 10 Downing Street.

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Russia doubles gas exports from Azerbaijan

They got the red carpet out in Baku to welcome Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, and it has certainly been worth it. Azerbaijan has signed a deal

They got the red carpet out in Baku to welcome Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, and it has certainly been worth it. Azerbaijan has signed a deal

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Belgium: Elio di Rupo fails to form a governement

Belgium is staring into the political abyss once again after the politician charged with forming a coalition government resigned. Elio di Rupo, the

Belgium is staring into the political abyss once again after the politician charged with forming a coalition government resigned. Elio di Rupo, the

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Dutch coalition negotiations fail

No deal, says the leader of the Liberal party in the Netherlands. Mark Rutte says efforts to form a coalition government supported by the populist

No deal, says the leader of the Liberal party in the Netherlands. Mark Rutte says efforts to form a coalition government supported by the populist

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Police fire rubber bullets in Mozambique to quell third day of riots

On the streets of Maputo the capital of Mozambique riots flared for the third successive day. Police fired rubber bullets and reports say up to ten

On the streets of Maputo the capital of Mozambique riots flared for the third successive day. Police fired rubber bullets and reports say up to ten

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State of emergency as New Zealand recovers from earthquake

In New Zealand dawn brought the true extent of the damage caused by the earthquake which struck Christchurch in the early hours of the

In New Zealand dawn brought the true extent of the damage caused by the earthquake which struck Christchurch in the early hours of the

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Women force former general from Srebrenica

In Srebrenica anger forced a former U.N. commander to leave the memorial site to the 8,000 victims of the 1995 massacre. It was Phillipe

In Srebrenica anger forced a former U.N. commander to leave the memorial site to the 8,000 victims of the 1995 massacre. It was Phillipe

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Six jailed in Portuguese sex abuse case

Six years after a trial began over claims of sex abuse at Lisbon’s Casa Pia children’s home, heavy jail terms have been handed out. Well-known

Six years after a trial began over claims of sex abuse at Lisbon’s Casa Pia children’s home, heavy jail terms have been handed out. Well-known