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2011-09-25

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Putin's political tactics trigger Moscow protest

A group of demonstrators gathered in central Moscow on Sunday to protest at political manoeuvres ahead of next year’s election. On Saturday, at a

A group of demonstrators gathered in central Moscow on Sunday to protest at political manoeuvres ahead of next year’s election. On Saturday, at a

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Ethnic clashes in Bulgaria leave five injured

Five people, including three police officers, have been hurt in clashes between Bulgarians and members of the Roma community. The fighting broke

Five people, including three police officers, have been hurt in clashes between Bulgarians and members of the Roma community. The fighting broke

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World cup latest

In a thrilling game Argentina and Scotland proved a good match, with each struggling to break the others defence. After trading penalties and drop

In a thrilling game Argentina and Scotland proved a good match, with each struggling to break the others defence. After trading penalties and drop

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Jonah Lomu in hospital

All Black’s legend Jonah Lomu has been admitted to hospital. The winger was diagnosed with kidney disorder Niphrotic syndrome in 1995, and had to

All Black’s legend Jonah Lomu has been admitted to hospital. The winger was diagnosed with kidney disorder Niphrotic syndrome in 1995, and had to

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Vettel wins Singapore Grand Prix

Red Bull’s Sebastian Vettel produced a stunning performance to outclass his rivals and clinch the Singapore Grand Prix on Sunday. The 24 year old

Red Bull’s Sebastian Vettel produced a stunning performance to outclass his rivals and clinch the Singapore Grand Prix on Sunday. The 24 year old

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Fight intensifies in Gaddafi's home town

Libya’s interim government fighters have been bombarding the city of Sirte while NATO warplanes are reported to have carried out bombing raids on the

Libya’s interim government fighters have been bombarding the city of Sirte while NATO warplanes are reported to have carried out bombing raids on the

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Palestinian Authority president to consider negotiations

The President of the Palestinian Authority, Mahmoud Abbas, has flown back from the UN in New York to an enthusiastic reception in Ramallah. After

The President of the Palestinian Authority, Mahmoud Abbas, has flown back from the UN in New York to an enthusiastic reception in Ramallah. After

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Women get the vote in Saudi Arabia

It has been described as an extraordinary development. Women in the ultra-conservative kingdom of Saudi Arabia are to be given the right to vote and

It has been described as an extraordinary development. Women in the ultra-conservative kingdom of Saudi Arabia are to be given the right to vote and

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Pope delivers final mass of German visit

Tens of thousands of Catholics gathered in Germany to celebrate the Pope’s final mass of his four-day visit. The turn out in Freiburg in the

Tens of thousands of Catholics gathered in Germany to celebrate the Pope’s final mass of his four-day visit. The turn out in Freiburg in the

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Multiple bomb blast kills many in Iraq

At least 16 people have been killed and scores wounded in a series of bomb blasts in Kerbala in Iraq. Kerbala is home to one of the holiest sites

At least 16 people have been killed and scores wounded in a series of bomb blasts in Kerbala in Iraq. Kerbala is home to one of the holiest sites

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Six police officers killed in PKK attack

There are clear signs of the increased army presence in southeastern Turkey. It comes after six police officers were killed by Kurdish seperatists

There are clear signs of the increased army presence in southeastern Turkey. It comes after six police officers were killed by Kurdish seperatists

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Violence after parliamentary elections in Bahrain

Controversial parliamentary elections in Bahrain seek to replace the 18 seats vacated by the main opposition bloc despite a ballot boycott by the

Controversial parliamentary elections in Bahrain seek to replace the 18 seats vacated by the main opposition bloc despite a ballot boycott by the

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Fights and dead in the Yemeni capital

At least 40 dead as forces loyal to President Ali Abdullah Saleh battled pro-opposition soldiers and moved to clear the protest camp at a Sanaa

At least 40 dead as forces loyal to President Ali Abdullah Saleh battled pro-opposition soldiers and moved to clear the protest camp at a Sanaa

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Suicide bomber targets Indonesian church

A suicide bomber was the only person killed when he detonated his device in the porch of a church in Indonesia. The explosion happened after Sunday

A suicide bomber was the only person killed when he detonated his device in the porch of a church in Indonesia. The explosion happened after Sunday

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No survivors from Nepal tourist plane crash

A plane has crashed while bringing foreign tourists back from a trip to Mount Everest in Nepal. The aircraft came down five kilometres from the

A plane has crashed while bringing foreign tourists back from a trip to Mount Everest in Nepal. The aircraft came down five kilometres from the

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IMF offers reassurance but no extra money

There is reassurance from the IMF for nations worried about the continuing financial crisis. The global lender has promised decisive action to

There is reassurance from the IMF for nations worried about the continuing financial crisis. The global lender has promised decisive action to

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Released US hikers head home

Two American hikers jailed in Iran for spying have flown home from the Middle East. Josh Fattal and Shane Bauer were arrested in 2009 close to the

Two American hikers jailed in Iran for spying have flown home from the Middle East. Josh Fattal and Shane Bauer were arrested in 2009 close to the

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Cuban officials prevent women's protest rally

Cuban activist group ‘The Ladies in White’ have been prevented from marching to church by a pro-government mob. Opponents shouted slogans and

Cuban activist group ‘The Ladies in White’ have been prevented from marching to church by a pro-government mob. Opponents shouted slogans and

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Bolivian minister held in highway protest

Bolivia’s Foreign Minister has been briefly captured by a group of about 1500 indigenous people campaigning against a proposed highway through the

Bolivia’s Foreign Minister has been briefly captured by a group of about 1500 indigenous people campaigning against a proposed highway through the

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Bahrain Parliametary elections

Elections have taken place in Bahrain to decide who will replace a group of 18 opposition MPs who resigned in protest at the slow pace of

Elections have taken place in Bahrain to decide who will replace a group of 18 opposition MPs who resigned in protest at the slow pace of

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Putin in bid for 3rd presidency term

Russia’s Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has announced that he’s ready to return to the top job as President after incumbent Dmitry Medvedev announced

Russia’s Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has announced that he’s ready to return to the top job as President after incumbent Dmitry Medvedev announced

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Israel accepts proposals for peace talks

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says he is ready to accept proposals from the so-called Quartet of mediators to aim for peace with the

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says he is ready to accept proposals from the so-called Quartet of mediators to aim for peace with the

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Libyan forces arrive in Gadaffi hometown

Forces from Libya’s National Transitional Council said on Saturday they had begun swarming into Muammar Gaddafi’s home town of Sirte. Officials

Forces from Libya’s National Transitional Council said on Saturday they had begun swarming into Muammar Gaddafi’s home town of Sirte. Officials

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Attacks on Yemeni protest camp kills 40

At least 40 people were killed during renewed violence against pro-democracy protesters in the Yemeni capital Sanaa. Witnesses said government

At least 40 people were killed during renewed violence against pro-democracy protesters in the Yemeni capital Sanaa. Witnesses said government

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Putin plans to reclaim Russia's presidency

The guessing game is over. Russia’s pair of power-brokers are set to switch roles, with Prime Minister Vladimir Putin poised to make a comeback as

The guessing game is over. Russia’s pair of power-brokers are set to switch roles, with Prime Minister Vladimir Putin poised to make a comeback as