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2010-09-12

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EU hails Turkish referendum result

Voters in Turkey have supported planned changes in the constitution in a key referendum for the country’s ambitions to join the European Union. The

Voters in Turkey have supported planned changes in the constitution in a key referendum for the country’s ambitions to join the European Union. The

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Turkey backs constitutional reform

Turkish voters have approved constitutional reforms in a crucial referendum. Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said the country had passed an

Turkish voters have approved constitutional reforms in a crucial referendum. Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said the country had passed an

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Greece won't default says PM

There is no need to impose new austerity measures in Greece, the government says. That is small comfort to firefighters protesting at cuts to pension

There is no need to impose new austerity measures in Greece, the government says. That is small comfort to firefighters protesting at cuts to pension

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Pro-Kurdish protestors attack voting booth

Voters in Turkey’s Mersin province had to be protected when a school used as a polling station was attacked by pro-Kurdish protestors. The

Voters in Turkey’s Mersin province had to be protected when a school used as a polling station was attacked by pro-Kurdish protestors. The

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Iran ready to free detained US woman on bail

Iran says it will free on bail one of three Americans accused of espionage and held for more than a year. The announcement from the Tehran

Iran says it will free on bail one of three Americans accused of espionage and held for more than a year. The announcement from the Tehran

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Turkey votes on constitutional reforms

Turkey has been voting on constitutional reform in a referendum seen as a test of support for Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan.   He says the

Turkey has been voting on constitutional reform in a referendum seen as a test of support for Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan.   He says the

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Clashes in Kosovo after Serbia lose basketball match

EU police in Kosovo are on high alert after clashes between ethnic Albanians and Serbs in the divided city of Mitrovica. Fighting erupted late on

EU police in Kosovo are on high alert after clashes between ethnic Albanians and Serbs in the divided city of Mitrovica. Fighting erupted late on

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Clashes mark Chile coup anniversary march

A march to mark the 37th anniversary of Chile’s coup d’etat ended in violence as protesters clashed with anti-riot police. Around 5,000 people took

A march to mark the 37th anniversary of Chile’s coup d’etat ended in violence as protesters clashed with anti-riot police. Around 5,000 people took

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French cinema great Chabrol dies

One of France’s most famous and best loved film makers, Claude Chabrol, has died. He was 80 years old. Considered a master of the mystery genre by

One of France’s most famous and best loved film makers, Claude Chabrol, has died. He was 80 years old. Considered a master of the mystery genre by

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Protests in Thessaloniki

Trade union federations and political organisations staged two separate demonstrations in Thessaloniki to protest against the government’s austerity

Trade union federations and political organisations staged two separate demonstrations in Thessaloniki to protest against the government’s austerity

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Vladikavkaz bomb blast victims laid to rest

Mourners have gathered in the provincial capital of North Ossetia to attend the funeral of 11 victims of Thursday’s suicide bomb attack.

Mourners have gathered in the provincial capital of North Ossetia to attend the funeral of 11 victims of Thursday’s suicide bomb attack.

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Celebration of Eid in Bangladesh

Muslims in Bangladesh gathered for prayers to mark the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan, as the three-day Eid al-Fitr festival got under way

Muslims in Bangladesh gathered for prayers to mark the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan, as the three-day Eid al-Fitr festival got under way

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Floods in Pakistan overshadows Eid celebrations

Pakistani Muslims took part in low-key celebrations for the Eid al-Fitr festival, as millions still languished without shelter after the nation’s

Pakistani Muslims took part in low-key celebrations for the Eid al-Fitr festival, as millions still languished without shelter after the nation’s

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America remembers 9/11

New York is marking the ninth anniversary of the September 11 attacks on the United States with a ceremony close to Ground Zero, the former site of

New York is marking the ninth anniversary of the September 11 attacks on the United States with a ceremony close to Ground Zero, the former site of

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Mourners mark 9/11 attacks in New York

Remembering the September 11 attacks nine years on. Vice president Joe Biden and New York’s Mayor Michael Bloomberg joined thousands of mourners at

Remembering the September 11 attacks nine years on. Vice president Joe Biden and New York’s Mayor Michael Bloomberg joined thousands of mourners at

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Rival protests over New York Islamic centre

Shortly after the commemorations to mark the 9/11 attacks rival demonstrations were held in New York over plans to build an Islamic cultural

Shortly after the commemorations to mark the 9/11 attacks rival demonstrations were held in New York over plans to build an Islamic cultural

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East German opposition figure Bärbel Bohley dies

Barbel Bohley, a key figure in the pro-democracy movement that helped end communist rule in the former East Germany has died. She was 65 and had

Barbel Bohley, a key figure in the pro-democracy movement that helped end communist rule in the former East Germany has died. She was 65 and had

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Austerity and protest for cash strapped Greeks

Prime Minister George Papandreou offered Greeks no respite from the harsh austerity measures as the country continues to adhere to the conditions of

Prime Minister George Papandreou offered Greeks no respite from the harsh austerity measures as the country continues to adhere to the conditions of

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Turkey votes on constitutional reform

Voting’s underway in Turkey in a referendum on constitutional reform. The government wants to make changes that will bring it closer to standards

Voting’s underway in Turkey in a referendum on constitutional reform. The government wants to make changes that will bring it closer to standards