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2010-09-26

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Protests at Belgian asylum detention camp

There has been a demonstration outside a detention centre for failed asylum seekers in Belgium. Around 100 protestors gathered outside the camp at

There has been a demonstration outside a detention centre for failed asylum seekers in Belgium. Around 100 protestors gathered outside the camp at

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Israeli PM urges restraint on West Bank settlers

Israelis in the West bank are being urged to show restraint and responsibility when a partial ban on settlement building expires. The call came

Israelis in the West bank are being urged to show restraint and responsibility when a partial ban on settlement building expires. The call came

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Jewish activists attempt to break Gaza siege

A group of Jewish activists have set sail from northern Cyprus on a voyage to break the Israeli blockade of the Gaza Strip. The crew of nine from

A group of Jewish activists have set sail from northern Cyprus on a voyage to break the Israeli blockade of the Gaza Strip. The crew of nine from

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3am bugle call rouses Venezuelans to vote

Venezuelans are voting in a parliamentary election which is a key test for Hugo Chavez ahead of a presidential ballot in two years’ time. A 3am

Venezuelans are voting in a parliamentary election which is a key test for Hugo Chavez ahead of a presidential ballot in two years’ time. A 3am

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Germany's SPD buoyed by poll bounceback

Germany’s main opposition the SPD have gathered for a congress, buoyed by opinion polls that show the centre-left party bouncing back from a surprise

Germany’s main opposition the SPD have gathered for a congress, buoyed by opinion polls that show the centre-left party bouncing back from a surprise

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A dozen killed in Polish coach crash in Germany

At least 12 people have been killed and about 30 injured when a coach carrying tourists back to Poland crashed in Germany.   Reports say the coach

At least 12 people have been killed and about 30 injured when a coach carrying tourists back to Poland crashed in Germany.   Reports say the coach

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Abbas says no immediate halt to peace talks

The Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas has shown more apparent signs of flexibility over the crucial problem of Israeli settlements. An Arab

The Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas has shown more apparent signs of flexibility over the crucial problem of Israeli settlements. An Arab

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Medvedev hails Chinese ties "sealed by blood"

The Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has arrived in China for a three-day visit aimed at attracting lucrative business with the world’s second

The Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has arrived in China for a three-day visit aimed at attracting lucrative business with the world’s second

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India moves to ease tension in Kashmir

India has announced measures aimed at calming the tension in the disputed Kashmir region, following months of violence. Much-hated military powers

India has announced measures aimed at calming the tension in the disputed Kashmir region, following months of violence. Much-hated military powers

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Floods in northern India cripple normal life

Incessant rains over the last few weeks have inundated a number of villages of Bijnor and Moradabad districts of India’s northern Uttar Pradesh

Incessant rains over the last few weeks have inundated a number of villages of Bijnor and Moradabad districts of India’s northern Uttar Pradesh

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Storm batters Haitian capital

A 10-minute storm downed trees and power lines in the Haitian capital of Port-au-Prince on Friday (September 24), killing 11 people including a

A 10-minute storm downed trees and power lines in the Haitian capital of Port-au-Prince on Friday (September 24), killing 11 people including a

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Clashes during anti-settlement protest in West Bank

Scores of Palestinians and international activists clashed with Israeli security forces on Saturday (September 25) during an anti-settlement protest

Scores of Palestinians and international activists clashed with Israeli security forces on Saturday (September 25) during an anti-settlement protest

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Antimafia demo in Italy

Some 40,000 people demonstrated in the southern Italian Calabria region today to denounce the influence of local mafia syndicate, the ‘Ndrangheta.

Some 40,000 people demonstrated in the southern Italian Calabria region today to denounce the influence of local mafia syndicate, the ‘Ndrangheta.

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Rescue capsule delivered to Chilean mine

The first of three rescue capsules specially built to bring out 33 Chilean miners trapped underground has been unveiled at the mine. Once one of

The first of three rescue capsules specially built to bring out 33 Chilean miners trapped underground has been unveiled at the mine. Once one of

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Chavez vows no fraud in Venezuela poll

Venezuela’s Hugo Chavez says there is no chance of fraud in today’s parliamentary election, a vote that marks a big test for his self-styled

Venezuela’s Hugo Chavez says there is no chance of fraud in today’s parliamentary election, a vote that marks a big test for his self-styled

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Thousands march against mafia in Italy

Making a stand against the mafia, tens of thousands of people have staged a march in southern Italy. They gathered in Reggio Calabria to denounce

Making a stand against the mafia, tens of thousands of people have staged a march in southern Italy. They gathered in Reggio Calabria to denounce

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UK Labour Party hails new leader Ed Miliband

Just five years after he was first elected to parliament, Ed Milband will now try to make sure Labour is positioned for a rapid return to

Just five years after he was first elected to parliament, Ed Milband will now try to make sure Labour is positioned for a rapid return to

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ETA says it is ready for permanent truce: report

ETA is prepared to make a ceasefire its has called “permanent and verifiable”, the website of a Basque newspaper is reporting. The truce offer

ETA is prepared to make a ceasefire its has called “permanent and verifiable”, the website of a Basque newspaper is reporting. The truce offer

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All eyes on Abbas as settlement freeze expires

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has pledged to do all he can to make Middle East peace talks succeed. But with Israel’s partial freeze on

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has pledged to do all he can to make Middle East peace talks succeed. But with Israel’s partial freeze on