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2011-06-22

World

Ai Wei Wei released on bail

Ai Wei Wei is back home after more than two months in detention. The Chinese activist and artist has been released on bail, after pleading guilty to

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Europe 'must share immigration'

Responsibility for the influx of migrants from North Africa should be shared by all of Europe, not just the Mediterranean countries. That is the

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Ai Wei Wei released on bail

The renowned Chinese artist and activist Ai Wei Wei has been released on bail after reportedly admitting charges of tax evasion and also because he

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Rough seas ahead for Greece

Greece has long been recognised as a sea-faring nation. And – despite surviving a key vote of confidence on Tuesday night – the government in Athens

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Russian vigil for Patriotic War

Across Russia, people have been marking the outbreak of war 70 years ago, when the Soviet Union was invaded by Hitler’s Germany in 1941. For other

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Obama key troop speech

US President Barack Obama will announce the first phase of promised troop reductions in Afghanistan — possibly 5,000 starting next month — in a

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Italian PM determined to stay

Silvio Berlusconi has said he will stay in office until the end of his term in 2013. On Tuesday, the Italian prime minister won a vote of confidence