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2011-01-22

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Shocking footage of Albania unrest

Footage apparently showing security forces firing on anti-government demonstrators in the Albanian capital, Tirana, has been shown on Albanian

Footage apparently showing security forces firing on anti-government demonstrators in the Albanian capital, Tirana, has been shown on Albanian

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Algerian protest cut short

Police in the Algerian capital moved swiftly to prevent a banned anti-government rally going ahead – making a number of arrests. Between 20 and 40

Police in the Algerian capital moved swiftly to prevent a banned anti-government rally going ahead – making a number of arrests. Between 20 and 40

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Ireland's PM quits as party leader

Ireland’s embattled Prime Minister, Brian Cowen, has quit as party chief. That leaves the ruling – but highly unpopular – Fianna Fail clear to pick

Ireland’s embattled Prime Minister, Brian Cowen, has quit as party chief. That leaves the ruling – but highly unpopular – Fianna Fail clear to pick

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Diplomats downbeat as Iranian nuclear talks founder

The European Union’s foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton shows the strain as nuclear talks between Iran and Britain, France, Germany, Russia the

The European Union’s foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton shows the strain as nuclear talks between Iran and Britain, France, Germany, Russia the

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Presidential elections in Portugal

Portugal is holding a presidential election this Sunday. The two main candidates are both emblematic figures.   The incumbent Cavaco Silva is

Portugal is holding a presidential election this Sunday. The two main candidates are both emblematic figures.   The incumbent Cavaco Silva is

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Algerian protest march stopped

Several people including an opposition member of parliament have been injured in the Algerian capital after police blocked a banned protest. The

Several people including an opposition member of parliament have been injured in the Algerian capital after police blocked a banned protest. The

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Albania reflects on anti-Berisha riots

Residents have been clearing up in the Albanian capital after a day of anti-government riots left three protesters dead. The Socialist opposition

Residents have been clearing up in the Albanian capital after a day of anti-government riots left three protesters dead. The Socialist opposition

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Police protest in support of Tunisian uprising

As Tunisia spends a second day in national mourning to honour the victims of the Jasmine Revolution. The country’s police, so often a tool of

As Tunisia spends a second day in national mourning to honour the victims of the Jasmine Revolution. The country’s police, so often a tool of

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Demonstration in Tunis

A few hundred protesters marched around the central streets of Tunis toward the capital’s Interior Ministry.

A few hundred protesters marched around the central streets of Tunis toward the capital’s Interior Ministry.

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Hotel in Madrid made with garbage

The “Coronita Save the Beach Hotel”, designed by German eco-artist is built using 12 tonnes of garbage collected from the beaches of Spain, Italy

The “Coronita Save the Beach Hotel”, designed by German eco-artist is built using 12 tonnes of garbage collected from the beaches of Spain, Italy

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Clashes in Tirana, Albania

Three people have been killed during a violent anti-government protest outside the prime minister’s office in the Albanian capital Tirana on Friday

Three people have been killed during a violent anti-government protest outside the prime minister’s office in the Albanian capital Tirana on Friday

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Lukashenko sworn in, opponents locked up

A handful of frozen protesters make their opposition to the re-election of Alexander Lukashenko as president of Belarus clear. Moments later a

A handful of frozen protesters make their opposition to the re-election of Alexander Lukashenko as president of Belarus clear. Moments later a

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"Baby Doc" offers to help Haitian reconstruction

Supporters of former Haitian dictator Jean-Claude “Baby Doc” Duvalier gathered to hear the “ex president for life” break his silence on his surprise

Supporters of former Haitian dictator Jean-Claude “Baby Doc” Duvalier gathered to hear the “ex president for life” break his silence on his surprise

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Shot Congresswoman makes "fantastic progress"

US Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, shot in the head at a public meeting in Arizona two weeks ago, has been moved from hospital to a specialist

US Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, shot in the head at a public meeting in Arizona two weeks ago, has been moved from hospital to a specialist

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Portuguese president ahead as campaign ends

Portugal’s outgoing president, Anibal Cavaco Silva, signed off the election campaign in Lisbon predicting victory in the first round on

Portugal’s outgoing president, Anibal Cavaco Silva, signed off the election campaign in Lisbon predicting victory in the first round on

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Tunisian PM to stand down after election

Tunisia’s Prime Minister Mohammed Ghannouchi, who served under the ousted former President Ben Ali, has pledged to leave politics after planned

Tunisia’s Prime Minister Mohammed Ghannouchi, who served under the ousted former President Ben Ali, has pledged to leave politics after planned

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EU threatens Hungary over media reforms

Two weeks. That is how long Viktor Orban’s Hungarian government has been given by the European Commission to show its new media law complies with

Two weeks. That is how long Viktor Orban’s Hungarian government has been given by the European Commission to show its new media law complies with

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Jordanian opposition march against austerity

Thousands of people in Jordan have protested over high food prices and poor living conditions, the largest in a series of demonstrations this week

Thousands of people in Jordan have protested over high food prices and poor living conditions, the largest in a series of demonstrations this week