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2010-10-30

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Obama calls for big turnout for midterm elections

Barack Obama has warned his fellow Democrats that a Republican victory in next week’s congressional elections could upend his agenda as he sought to

Barack Obama has warned his fellow Democrats that a Republican victory in next week’s congressional elections could upend his agenda as he sought to

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Portugal avoids crisis over budget

The Portuguese government and opposition have agreed on next year’s budget – averting a political crisis in one of the euro zone’s financially

The Portuguese government and opposition have agreed on next year’s budget – averting a political crisis in one of the euro zone’s financially

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US bound parcel flight was a bomb

The UK government has said a parcel found in a cargo plane destined for the US was a bomb. The device originating from Yemen was intercepted on a

The UK government has said a parcel found in a cargo plane destined for the US was a bomb. The device originating from Yemen was intercepted on a

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Rome awaits return of La Dolce Vita

Drama off screen is continuing to attract most of the headlines over the Rome film festival. The opening ceremony was marked by a protest over the

Drama off screen is continuing to attract most of the headlines over the Rome film festival. The opening ceremony was marked by a protest over the

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Nations seal UN biodiversity deal in Japan

Joining forces to save life on earth as we know it. Some 200 nations meeting in Japan have hammered out a 10 year plan setting targets aimed at

Joining forces to save life on earth as we know it. Some 200 nations meeting in Japan have hammered out a 10 year plan setting targets aimed at

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UN peacekeepers in Haiti face protests over cholera

Violence and fear continue to spread in Haiti as cholera claims more and more victims.   The epidemic has killed more than 300 people and made ill

Violence and fear continue to spread in Haiti as cholera claims more and more victims.   The epidemic has killed more than 300 people and made ill

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Brazil's Green campaigner Marina Silva talks to euronews

The result of this Sunday’s presidential run-off vote in Brazil depends on the 20 percent-or-so of the electorate who voted for neither Dilma

The result of this Sunday’s presidential run-off vote in Brazil depends on the 20 percent-or-so of the electorate who voted for neither Dilma

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US bound parcels spark global terror alert

The interception of two explosive packages en route from Yemen to the US has sparked a global terror alert. Yemeni security forces have already

The interception of two explosive packages en route from Yemen to the US has sparked a global terror alert. Yemeni security forces have already

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Argentina's former president Nestor Kirchner buried

Argentina’s former president Nestor Kirchner has been buried in his home town of Rio Gallegos. Kirchner’s wife, current president Cristina

Argentina’s former president Nestor Kirchner has been buried in his home town of Rio Gallegos. Kirchner’s wife, current president Cristina

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India's first base jump off Delhi tower

In a bid to popularise adventure sports in India, Lt Col Satyendra Verma attempted the country’s first base jump from the 235 metre tall Pitampura

In a bid to popularise adventure sports in India, Lt Col Satyendra Verma attempted the country’s first base jump from the 235 metre tall Pitampura

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Palestinian protesters tear gassed

Israeli police fired tear gas at Palestinian protesters during a demonstration against the expansion of the nearby Jewish settlement of Halamish in

Israeli police fired tear gas at Palestinian protesters during a demonstration against the expansion of the nearby Jewish settlement of Halamish in

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Argentines' last goodbye to Kirchner

Argentines pay their respects to Nestor Kirchner, one of the nation’s dominant political figures, in Buenos Aires.

Argentines pay their respects to Nestor Kirchner, one of the nation’s dominant political figures, in Buenos Aires.

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Major flooding in central Thailand

Unusually heavy monsoon rains since October 10 caused flooding in 38 of 76 provinces in Thailand, killing up to 100 people and affecting five million

Unusually heavy monsoon rains since October 10 caused flooding in 38 of 76 provinces in Thailand, killing up to 100 people and affecting five million

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Volcano erupts for third time in Indonesia

Mount Merapi volcano erupted for a third time. The eruption was louder and stronger than the previous one, causing panic as hundreds of people fled

Mount Merapi volcano erupted for a third time. The eruption was louder and stronger than the previous one, causing panic as hundreds of people fled

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Obama's moment of truth

Barack Obama went on television this week and warned the changes he promised would not take place overnight. When he was elected he said the climb

Barack Obama went on television this week and warned the changes he promised would not take place overnight. When he was elected he said the climb

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TV debate fails to derail Roussef's Brazilian bandwagon

Dilma Rousseff appears on track to become Brazil’s first female president after easing through the last TV debate before tomorrow’s run-off election

Dilma Rousseff appears on track to become Brazil’s first female president after easing through the last TV debate before tomorrow’s run-off election

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Obama stumps up to defend record and win votes

As well as dealing with a potential terrorist attack against the US, President Obama is involved in a dogfight for votes, as America’s mid-term

As well as dealing with a potential terrorist attack against the US, President Obama is involved in a dogfight for votes, as America’s mid-term

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Explosives discovered in US bound parcels from Yemen

Security officers have intercepted two suspicious packages en route from Yemen to the United States. Both parcels, believed to be converted ink

Security officers have intercepted two suspicious packages en route from Yemen to the United States. Both parcels, believed to be converted ink

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Biodiversity conference agrees conservation targets

A deal to preserve the world’s ecosystems has been agreed at the biodiversity conference in the Japanese city of Nagoya. Delegates from 200 nations

A deal to preserve the world’s ecosystems has been agreed at the biodiversity conference in the Japanese city of Nagoya. Delegates from 200 nations

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Fresh volcanic eruption spreads panic in Indonesia

Mount Merapi, Indonesia’s most active volcano, has erupted for a third time causing panic as hundreds of people fled the area. Authorities have

Mount Merapi, Indonesia’s most active volcano, has erupted for a third time causing panic as hundreds of people fled the area. Authorities have

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EU sets sights on treaty change

It is mission accomplished for Angela Merkel. The German Chancellor, backed by France, has won agreement from other European Union leaders to tweak

It is mission accomplished for Angela Merkel. The German Chancellor, backed by France, has won agreement from other European Union leaders to tweak

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Thousands hail Kirchner's coffin in Buenos Aires

Argentina’s Cristina Fernandez has shared her grief with a nation. As mourners cried slogans of support at the presidential palace, accompanying the

Argentina’s Cristina Fernandez has shared her grief with a nation. As mourners cried slogans of support at the presidential palace, accompanying the

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Berlusconi denies links to Moroccan teenager

Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has branded alleged links with a 17-year-old Moroccan girl as “media trash.” The teenager, known only as

Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has branded alleged links with a 17-year-old Moroccan girl as “media trash.” The teenager, known only as