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2010-09-19

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Exit poll puts Sweden's ruling centre-right ahead

The first exit poll in the Swedish general election suggests that the prime minister’s centre-right coalition is ahead of the centre-left opposition

The first exit poll in the Swedish general election suggests that the prime minister’s centre-right coalition is ahead of the centre-left opposition

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Armenian religious ceremony held in Turkey

A Turkish island has staged the first Armenian Orthodox religious service in almost a century. The Turkish government’s hailed it as a sign of

A Turkish island has staged the first Armenian Orthodox religious service in almost a century. The Turkish government’s hailed it as a sign of

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China suspends contacts with Japan in boat row

Anti-Japanese feeling is running high in China. Beijing has suspended top-level ties with Tokyo, flexing its muscles in a growing diplomatic

Anti-Japanese feeling is running high in China. Beijing has suspended top-level ties with Tokyo, flexing its muscles in a growing diplomatic

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Pope pays tribute to British over World War Two

More than 50,000 people have attended a Mass in Birmingham on the last day of the Pope’s visit to Britain. They heard him beatify Cardinal John

More than 50,000 people have attended a Mass in Birmingham on the last day of the Pope’s visit to Britain. They heard him beatify Cardinal John

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Sweden votes in tightly-contested election

Swedes are voting in a general election which Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt’s centre-right coalition is narrowly expected to win. Sweden has

Swedes are voting in a general election which Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt’s centre-right coalition is narrowly expected to win. Sweden has

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Twin car bombs in Iraqi capital kill 31

A double car bombing in Baghdad has killed up to 31 people and wounded over 100 more. If the figures are confirmed, it would be the Iraqi

A double car bombing in Baghdad has killed up to 31 people and wounded over 100 more. If the figures are confirmed, it would be the Iraqi

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Benedict XVI: mass in Hyde Park

The Pope brought his visit to London to a close by presiding over prayers in Hyde Park in front of 85,000 people.

The Pope brought his visit to London to a close by presiding over prayers in Hyde Park in front of 85,000 people.

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Underground celebration of Chile's bicentennial

Some 700 metres down, 33 trapped miners have been celebrating 200 years of their country’s independence. They sang the national anthem and unfurled

Some 700 metres down, 33 trapped miners have been celebrating 200 years of their country’s independence. They sang the national anthem and unfurled

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Iran 'denies reports' of American arrests

Iran has denied a report which said that Iranian border guards had arrested seven American soldiers, according to Iranian state TV quoted by

Iran has denied a report which said that Iranian border guards had arrested seven American soldiers, according to Iranian state TV quoted by

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Afghan poll under scrutiny as votes are counted

As Afghanistan awaits the results of its parliamentary election, opinions differ over whether it was a success. Officials have hailed the poll

As Afghanistan awaits the results of its parliamentary election, opinions differ over whether it was a success. Officials have hailed the poll

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Two car bombs in Iraq capital kill 29

A double car bombing in Baghdad has killed at least 29 people and wounded over 100 more.   Two near-simultaneous explosions rocked separate districts

A double car bombing in Baghdad has killed at least 29 people and wounded over 100 more.   Two near-simultaneous explosions rocked separate districts

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Far-right could enter parliament in Sweden poll

The people of Sweden are voting in elections that could see the far-right enter parliament for the first time. The anti-immigrant Sweden Democrats

The people of Sweden are voting in elections that could see the far-right enter parliament for the first time. The anti-immigrant Sweden Democrats

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New ETA move towards Basque peace

The Basque terrorist group ETA have said they are prepared to take another step towards peace, following their announcement of a ceasefire two weeks

The Basque terrorist group ETA have said they are prepared to take another step towards peace, following their announcement of a ceasefire two weeks

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Chile anniversary: High emotion deep down

Deep underground in Chile, there has been high emotion. Some 700 metres down, 33 trapped miners have been celebrating 200 years of their country’s

Deep underground in Chile, there has been high emotion. Some 700 metres down, 33 trapped miners have been celebrating 200 years of their country’s

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Sweden eyes progress of far-right in election

The parliament in Stockholm could be welcoming its first ever extreme right-wing MPs if today’s Swedish election follows the predictions of two

The parliament in Stockholm could be welcoming its first ever extreme right-wing MPs if today’s Swedish election follows the predictions of two

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Biggest ever anti-Pope demo in London

The Pope brought his visit to London to a close by presiding over prayers in Hyde Park in front of 85,000 people. It was the end of a day marked by

The Pope brought his visit to London to a close by presiding over prayers in Hyde Park in front of 85,000 people. It was the end of a day marked by

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Quake-hit Haiti prepares for presidential poll

Trucks on the streets are encouraging people to vote but in earthquake-ravaged Haiti, this will be no ordinary presidential election. More than

Trucks on the streets are encouraging people to vote but in earthquake-ravaged Haiti, this will be no ordinary presidential election. More than

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Afghan election faces credibility test

In Afghanistan, the voting is over, the counting has just begun. Around 40 per cent of those eligible cast a vote in the contest for the country’s

In Afghanistan, the voting is over, the counting has just begun. Around 40 per cent of those eligible cast a vote in the contest for the country’s