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2010-09-05

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Scores buried by Guatemala landslide

Up to 100 people are feared to have been trapped by a landslide as torrential rains swamp parts of Guatemala. Many of the victims were caught under a

Up to 100 people are feared to have been trapped by a landslide as torrential rains swamp parts of Guatemala. Many of the victims were caught under a

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Fresh floods force thousands of Pakistanis to flee

Fresh flooding has forced thousands of people to once again flee large parts of southern Pakistan. A month into the disaster the waters in Sindh

Fresh flooding has forced thousands of people to once again flee large parts of southern Pakistan. A month into the disaster the waters in Sindh

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Basque militants ETA call ceasefire

The Basque militant separatist group ETA has declared a ceasefire.   In a video posted on the Gara newspaper website, three hooded figures announce

The Basque militant separatist group ETA has declared a ceasefire.   In a video posted on the Gara newspaper website, three hooded figures announce

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Five soldiers killed in Dagestan bombing

A suicide car bomber has killed at least five soldiers and wounded more than 30 at a military base in southern Dagestan. Officials say the bomber

A suicide car bomber has killed at least five soldiers and wounded more than 30 at a military base in southern Dagestan. Officials say the bomber

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Belgium king seeks new way to exit political crisis

Belgium’s king Albert II has appointed two new negotiators in an effort to try to form a government between the country’s Dutch and French-speaking

Belgium’s king Albert II has appointed two new negotiators in an effort to try to form a government between the country’s Dutch and French-speaking

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Protests against Sarkozy's expulsion of Roma people

An estimated 12,000, led by Roma, turned out in Paris. It was one of over 130 such demonstrations in towns and cities throughout France as protesters

An estimated 12,000, led by Roma, turned out in Paris. It was one of over 130 such demonstrations in towns and cities throughout France as protesters

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Italy: Macchina of Santa Rosa is transported across town

Every September 3d in Viterbo near Rome, a tower made of steel, aluminium and plastic reinforced with fiberglass, and lit by candles, is carried by a

Every September 3d in Viterbo near Rome, a tower made of steel, aluminium and plastic reinforced with fiberglass, and lit by candles, is carried by a

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Moldova prepares poll to end political impasse

Moldova holds a referendum today which is expected to pave the way to direct presidential elections and end a long running political impasse.

Moldova holds a referendum today which is expected to pave the way to direct presidential elections and end a long running political impasse.

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Encouragement for trapped miners from plane crash survivors

In Chile four survivors of a plane crash in the Andes mountains 38 years ago have arrived at the mine where 33 miners have been trapped. They met

In Chile four survivors of a plane crash in the Andes mountains 38 years ago have arrived at the mine where 33 miners have been trapped. They met

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Aftershocks rock New Zealand after massive quake

The clean-up has begun, but strong aftershocks and gale-force winds continue to rock New Zealand’s second biggest city, Christchurch, following the

The clean-up has begun, but strong aftershocks and gale-force winds continue to rock New Zealand’s second biggest city, Christchurch, following the

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Suicide bomb attack in Dagestan

In Dagestan in the Russian Caucasus at least five people have been killed and 39 injured in a suicide bomb attack. The target was a military camp

In Dagestan in the Russian Caucasus at least five people have been killed and 39 injured in a suicide bomb attack. The target was a military camp

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Protests across Europe against France's expulsion of Roma people

In Rome demonstrators took to the streets to protest against France’s expulsion of Roma people. About 1,000 returned to Romania and Bulgaria from

In Rome demonstrators took to the streets to protest against France’s expulsion of Roma people. About 1,000 returned to Romania and Bulgaria from