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2010-11-06

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Russia's Medvedev vetoes protest restrictions

Russian leader Dmitry Medvedev has overturned a proposed law that would have imposed new restrictions on street protests. The 31st of each month

Russian leader Dmitry Medvedev has overturned a proposed law that would have imposed new restrictions on street protests. The 31st of each month

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Obama picks up contracts on India visit

US President Barack Obama already has something to show for his visit to India, the first stop on a 10-day, four nation Asian tour that also takes in

US President Barack Obama already has something to show for his visit to India, the first stop on a 10-day, four nation Asian tour that also takes in

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Protesters greet Pope in Spain

On the first day of his visit, there are plenty of voices in Spain calling for Pope Benedict XVI to go home. A number of groups were in Santiago de

On the first day of his visit, there are plenty of voices in Spain calling for Pope Benedict XVI to go home. A number of groups were in Santiago de

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Top Russian reporter in coma after assault

A leading Russian journalist has been brutally attacked outside his home. Oleg Kashin’s legs, jaw and fingers were broken and he has been put in an

A leading Russian journalist has been brutally attacked outside his home. Oleg Kashin’s legs, jaw and fingers were broken and he has been put in an

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Nuclear waste train crosses German border

A train carrying 123 tonnes of nuclear waste, dubbed ‘Chernobyl on wheels’ by protesters, has crossed the border from France into Germany. A strong

A train carrying 123 tonnes of nuclear waste, dubbed ‘Chernobyl on wheels’ by protesters, has crossed the border from France into Germany. A strong

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President Obama commemorates Mumbai attacks

The first stop on US President Barack Obama’s 10-day Asian tour is India and the Taj Hotel in Mumbai, the city attacked by terrorists two years

The first stop on US President Barack Obama’s 10-day Asian tour is India and the Taj Hotel in Mumbai, the city attacked by terrorists two years

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Pope arrives in Spain

The Pope is visiting Spain on his second trip there since becoming leader of the Roman Catholic Church.   Another trip is planned for next year, such

The Pope is visiting Spain on his second trip there since becoming leader of the Roman Catholic Church.   Another trip is planned for next year, such

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UAE investigates al Qaeda claims

Authorities in the United Arab Emirates say they are investigating the al Qaeda claim that it was behind last month’s foiled plot to send parcel

Authorities in the United Arab Emirates say they are investigating the al Qaeda claim that it was behind last month’s foiled plot to send parcel

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Tomas downgraded to Tropical Storm, quits Haiti

The torrential rains of Hurricane Tomas have forced thousands of Haitians to high ground to escape flooding, and at least seven people have died as

The torrential rains of Hurricane Tomas have forced thousands of Haitians to high ground to escape flooding, and at least seven people have died as

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France and China pledge closer ties on global economy

There were smiles from the French and Chinese leaders in Nice as they celebrated “a real convergence of views” on reshaping the international

There were smiles from the French and Chinese leaders in Nice as they celebrated “a real convergence of views” on reshaping the international

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Italy approves new laws on immigration

Italian government ministers have approved a new security package which would allow citizens of other EU states to be deported if they do not fufill

Italian government ministers have approved a new security package which would allow citizens of other EU states to be deported if they do not fufill

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Al-Qaeda's Yemen wing claims parcel bomb plot

The Yemen based wing of al-Qaeda has said it was behind lasts month’s foiled plot to send parcel bombs to the US. The claim by the militant group was

The Yemen based wing of al-Qaeda has said it was behind lasts month’s foiled plot to send parcel bombs to the US. The claim by the militant group was

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Spain gears up to welcome the Pope

Santiago de Compostela in Spain, with its ornate cathedral, is waiting to welcome Pope Benedict the 16th on a visit this weekend. The iconic

Santiago de Compostela in Spain, with its ornate cathedral, is waiting to welcome Pope Benedict the 16th on a visit this weekend. The iconic

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Protesters cause chaos to nuclear waste train trip

Anti-nuclear activists say they have successfully re-routed a highly radioactive train travelling from France to Germany. The exact itinerary of

Anti-nuclear activists say they have successfully re-routed a highly radioactive train travelling from France to Germany. The exact itinerary of

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Fresh cholera fears as flooding hits Haiti

Already reeling from a recent cholera outbreak and widespread quake destruction, much of Haiti now finds itself underwater. Torrential rain and

Already reeling from a recent cholera outbreak and widespread quake destruction, much of Haiti now finds itself underwater. Torrential rain and