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2010-11-28

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US condemns Wikileaks expose

Controversial website Wikileaks has been condemned by the US after releasing over a quarter of million documents that expose candid views of foreign

Controversial website Wikileaks has been condemned by the US after releasing over a quarter of million documents that expose candid views of foreign

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85 billion euros agreed for Irish bailout

Ireland’s anxious Finance Minister Brian Lenihan arrived in Brussels on Sunday to discover his country’s financial fate. The EU has approved a

Ireland’s anxious Finance Minister Brian Lenihan arrived in Brussels on Sunday to discover his country’s financial fate. The EU has approved a

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Soldiers target drug dealers in Rio favela

Soldiers in Rio de Janiero have stormed a major favela in the city in a bid to rid the area of drug traffickers. Around 2,600 troops took part in the

Soldiers in Rio de Janiero have stormed a major favela in the city in a bid to rid the area of drug traffickers. Around 2,600 troops took part in the

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Cholera and confusion as Haiti votes

Chaos, cholera and confusion the backdrop to Haiti’s first presidential and parliamentary elections since January’s earthquake left 200,000

Chaos, cholera and confusion the backdrop to Haiti’s first presidential and parliamentary elections since January’s earthquake left 200,000

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Egyptian vote sullied by "violence and intimidation"

Egyptians are voting in parliamentary elections amid accusations that the poll has been sullied by fraud and intimidation. Opposition groups have

Egyptians are voting in parliamentary elections amid accusations that the poll has been sullied by fraud and intimidation. Opposition groups have

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Swiss say "yes" to deporting foreign criminals

Exit polls in Switzerland have shown a narrow vote in favour of deporting foreign criminals. Projections predict around 53 percent of voters in

Exit polls in Switzerland have shown a narrow vote in favour of deporting foreign criminals. Projections predict around 53 percent of voters in

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Irish bailout agreed in Brussels

Talks have concluded in Brussels to decide the conditions of a joint financial bailout for Ireland. Finance Ministers from the 16 Eurozone

Talks have concluded in Brussels to decide the conditions of a joint financial bailout for Ireland. Finance Ministers from the 16 Eurozone

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Egyptian vote sullied by "violence and intimidation"

Egyptians go to the polls in parliamentary elections amid accusations the vote could be sullied by fraud and intimidation. Opposition groups have

Egyptians go to the polls in parliamentary elections amid accusations the vote could be sullied by fraud and intimidation. Opposition groups have

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Cholera and confusion as Haiti votes

Chaos, cholera and confusion the backdrop to Haiti’s first presidential and parliamentary elections since January’s earthquake left 200,000

Chaos, cholera and confusion the backdrop to Haiti’s first presidential and parliamentary elections since January’s earthquake left 200,000

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War games crank up Korean tension

North Korea has positioned surface-to-surface missiles in the Yellow Sea, as the US and South Korea carry out joint military exercises. The planned

North Korea has positioned surface-to-surface missiles in the Yellow Sea, as the US and South Korea carry out joint military exercises. The planned

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Swiss expected to vote "yes" to deport foreign criminals

“Cast them out” read the posters and the Switzerland could do just that. The country is holding a referendum today on whether to deport foreigners

“Cast them out” read the posters and the Switzerland could do just that. The country is holding a referendum today on whether to deport foreigners

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EU agreement on Ireland bailout "very close"

As tens of thousands protested in Dublin against the government’s austerity programme, officials in Brussels said agreement on a multi-billion euro

As tens of thousands protested in Dublin against the government’s austerity programme, officials in Brussels said agreement on a multi-billion euro

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Opposition vow to defy curfew in Ivory Coast poll

Sunday’s election in Ivory Coast will test whether the African country can turn the page after a decade of conflict and north-south

Sunday’s election in Ivory Coast will test whether the African country can turn the page after a decade of conflict and north-south

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Moldova tries to break east-west stalemate

The ex-Soviet Republic of Moldova will use another election today to try again to break the political deadlock that has left the country without a

The ex-Soviet Republic of Moldova will use another election today to try again to break the political deadlock that has left the country without a

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US and South Korea begin drills despite warnings

The United States and South Korea have begun their pre-planned joint military exercises off the Korean coast. They follow last week’s deadly

The United States and South Korea have begun their pre-planned joint military exercises off the Korean coast. They follow last week’s deadly

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"No transparency" in Egypt poll

As Egypt goes to the polls on Sunday little is expected to change in the country’s parliament. 508 seats are being contested and for the first time

As Egypt goes to the polls on Sunday little is expected to change in the country’s parliament. 508 seats are being contested and for the first time