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2011-05-21

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Anti G8 protest in France

Several thousand demonstrators have staged a protest against the G8 summit of leading industrial nations that starts in France on Thursday. They

Several thousand demonstrators have staged a protest against the G8 summit of leading industrial nations that starts in France on Thursday. They

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Doomed Romanian horses stir emotions

The fate of 49 abandoned horse – destined for the slaughterhouse – is causing a stir in Romania. The animals – many of them sick or maltreated –

The fate of 49 abandoned horse – destined for the slaughterhouse – is causing a stir in Romania. The animals – many of them sick or maltreated –

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Mass rally against "Bolshevik" Saakashvili

Tens of thousands of opposition supporters have been demonstrating in the Georgian capital, Tbilisi, calling for President Mikhail Saakashvili’s

Tens of thousands of opposition supporters have been demonstrating in the Georgian capital, Tbilisi, calling for President Mikhail Saakashvili’s

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I regret Hitler joke: Danish director Von Trier

Danish film director Lars Von Trier caused uproar at the Cannes Festival on Wednesday when he said that he “understood Hitler.” He later

Danish film director Lars Von Trier caused uproar at the Cannes Festival on Wednesday when he said that he “understood Hitler.” He later

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Ouattara inaugurated as Ivory Coast president

It is time for to look to the future – that was the key message from Alassane Ouattara as he was finally inaugurated as president of Ivory

It is time for to look to the future – that was the key message from Alassane Ouattara as he was finally inaugurated as president of Ivory

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Pope Benedict speaks to 'the heavens'

The sky is no longer the limit for Pope Benedict XVI. He has become the first pontiff to call space, speaking directly with crew members onboard

The sky is no longer the limit for Pope Benedict XVI. He has become the first pontiff to call space, speaking directly with crew members onboard

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Solidarity for Japan ahead of Asian summit

This weekend’s East Asia summit in Japan has offered China and South Korea a chance to display their solidarity with their neighbour, still

This weekend’s East Asia summit in Japan has offered China and South Korea a chance to display their solidarity with their neighbour, still

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Photography at Cannes 8/8: "Cannes is where America meets Europe"

Georges de Keerle: Director of Photography, Europe “What makes Cannes so special is that it is where America meets Europe; you have a lot of

Georges de Keerle: Director of Photography, Europe “What makes Cannes so special is that it is where America meets Europe; you have a lot of

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Spain takes to the street against austerity

Spaniards protested for a seventh consecutive day on Saturday against high employment and austerity measures, ignoring a ban on rallies on the eve of

Spaniards protested for a seventh consecutive day on Saturday against high employment and austerity measures, ignoring a ban on rallies on the eve of

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Strauss-Kahn leaves jail for NYC apartment

Ex-IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn swapped one of America’s toughest jails for the bright lights of Broadway on Friday night. The former French

Ex-IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn swapped one of America’s toughest jails for the bright lights of Broadway on Friday night. The former French

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Pakistan blast kills 16 people

At least 16 people were killed when a truck carrying NATO fuel supplies exploded in northwest Pakistan on Saturday. Weapons and other supplies are

At least 16 people were killed when a truck carrying NATO fuel supplies exploded in northwest Pakistan on Saturday. Weapons and other supplies are

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The race is on to replace DSK as IMF chief

After the resignation of Dominique Strauss-Kahn as the managing director of the International Monetary Fund, the race is now on to find his

After the resignation of Dominique Strauss-Kahn as the managing director of the International Monetary Fund, the race is now on to find his

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Russian troops fed dog food claims whistleblower

Russian troops were fed dog food earlier this year to save money, it is being claimed. Labels reading “premium quality beef” covered up the real

Russian troops were fed dog food earlier this year to save money, it is being claimed. Labels reading “premium quality beef” covered up the real

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Von Trier regrets 'idiotic' Hitler comments

Lars von Trier has admitted he was stupid for joking at a news conference about being a Nazi and a Hitler sympathiser. The Danish film director

Lars von Trier has admitted he was stupid for joking at a news conference about being a Nazi and a Hitler sympathiser. The Danish film director

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Strauss-Kahn holed up under house arrest in Lower Manhattan

Dominique Strauss-Kahn has finally been released on bail from Rikers Island after residents at the Bristol Plaza, where his wife had rented luxury

Dominique Strauss-Kahn has finally been released on bail from Rikers Island after residents at the Bristol Plaza, where his wife had rented luxury

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The rage in Spain falls mainly on the pain

The rage in Spain continues as tens of thousands pack Madrid’s city centre for a sixth day in protest over austerity measures and crippling

The rage in Spain continues as tens of thousands pack Madrid’s city centre for a sixth day in protest over austerity measures and crippling

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Netanyahu 'no' dashes hopes of Palestinian peace talks

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has flatly rejected President Obama’s call for Israel to pull back to it’s 1967 borders and opened one of

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has flatly rejected President Obama’s call for Israel to pull back to it’s 1967 borders and opened one of

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IMF approves 26 billion euro loan to Portugal

The International Monetary Fund has approved a 26 billion euro loan for Portugal. More than six billion will be channelled immediately to the country

The International Monetary Fund has approved a 26 billion euro loan for Portugal. More than six billion will be channelled immediately to the country

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Syrian security forces shoot protesters dead as protests spread

Syrian security forces shot live rounds at demonstrators as Friday protests mark another day of bloodshed across the country. As many as 34 people

Syrian security forces shot live rounds at demonstrators as Friday protests mark another day of bloodshed across the country. As many as 34 people

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Strauss-Kahn released on bail by NY judge

After handing over bail and a bond deposit of a total of six million euros, Dominique Strauss-Kahn has been released from jail in New York. The

After handing over bail and a bond deposit of a total of six million euros, Dominique Strauss-Kahn has been released from jail in New York. The

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Judge releases Strauss-Kahn from custody

A judge in New York has released Dominique Strauss-Kahn from custody. The former head of the IMF will live under armed guard at a temporary home

A judge in New York has released Dominique Strauss-Kahn from custody. The former head of the IMF will live under armed guard at a temporary home