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2011-10-01

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Karzai abandons Taliban talks

Afghan President Hamid Karzai has said his government will no longer hold peace talks with the Taliban but will instead focus on negotiations with

Afghan President Hamid Karzai has said his government will no longer hold peace talks with the Taliban but will instead focus on negotiations with

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Tonga stun France while England reach last eight

Tonga produced a superb display to stun France 19-14 in one of the biggest upsets in World Cup history in Wellington on Saturday. Despite a poor

Tonga produced a superb display to stun France 19-14 in one of the biggest upsets in World Cup history in Wellington on Saturday. Despite a poor

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Ekin latest Basque group to call time on activities

A banned Basque separatist organisation, Ekin, has announced it is to disband. The news was reported in Basque newspaper Gara on Saturday. Ekin

A banned Basque separatist organisation, Ekin, has announced it is to disband. The news was reported in Basque newspaper Gara on Saturday. Ekin

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National day protest in Hong Kong

While officials celebrated Chinese national day in Hong Kong, protestors demonstrated in support of jailed Nobel laureate, Liu Xiaobo.

While officials celebrated Chinese national day in Hong Kong, protestors demonstrated in support of jailed Nobel laureate, Liu Xiaobo.

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French tourist kidnapped in Kenya

More security worries for Kenya with the news that an elderly disabled French woman has been kidnapped from her luxury tourist resort in the north of

More security worries for Kenya with the news that an elderly disabled French woman has been kidnapped from her luxury tourist resort in the north of

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Top Italian executive in public criticism of politicians

An open letter in every Italian newspaper on Saturday pointed criticism at the ruling political class. It was entitled, “ Politicians, enough is

An open letter in every Italian newspaper on Saturday pointed criticism at the ruling political class. It was entitled, “ Politicians, enough is

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Party signals the start of alcohol ban on Hamburg's public transport

In Hamburg on the metro around 1,000 revellers turned up to stage what they called, “a good bye party”. Corks popped and alcohol flowed freely just

In Hamburg on the metro around 1,000 revellers turned up to stage what they called, “a good bye party”. Corks popped and alcohol flowed freely just

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Australian fair gets new attraction

Four people had the narrowest of escapes when a aircraft crashed into a ferris wheel at the Australian seaside town of Old Bar north of Sydney. The

Four people had the narrowest of escapes when a aircraft crashed into a ferris wheel at the Australian seaside town of Old Bar north of Sydney. The

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Bolivians show support for President Morales

Bolivians march in favour of President Morales, embattled after protests against an Amazon road development.

Bolivians march in favour of President Morales, embattled after protests against an Amazon road development.

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Wall Street protest

Denouncing police use of force and Wall Street bailouts, thousands of protesters march to the New York Police Department (NYPD) headquarters.

Denouncing police use of force and Wall Street bailouts, thousands of protesters march to the New York Police Department (NYPD) headquarters.

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Palestine statehood discussed in Tehran and New York

In Tehran the annual international pro-Palestine conference has got underway as the United Nations Security Council opened its discussions on

In Tehran the annual international pro-Palestine conference has got underway as the United Nations Security Council opened its discussions on

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Paramedic testifies in Jackson case

The jury in the manslaughter trial of Michael Jackson’s doctor has heard from the first paramadic who arrived at the singer’s bedside. Richard

The jury in the manslaughter trial of Michael Jackson’s doctor has heard from the first paramadic who arrived at the singer’s bedside. Richard

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NATO demolish Kosovo border barricade

US and Greek peacekeepers used a bulldozer in Jarinje, northern Kosovo to remove rocks used by Serbs to block a road in response to attempts to set

US and Greek peacekeepers used a bulldozer in Jarinje, northern Kosovo to remove rocks used by Serbs to block a road in response to attempts to set

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Demonstrators march on New York Police HQ

In New York over 1,000 protestors marched to the city’s police headquarters. The demonstration was in response to what was claimed to be heavy handed

In New York over 1,000 protestors marched to the city’s police headquarters. The demonstration was in response to what was claimed to be heavy handed

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'Pay as you go' electric cars unveiled in Paris

A fleet of fully electric cars you can rent by the hour has been unveiled in Paris. The eco-friendly vehicles have been produced by French

A fleet of fully electric cars you can rent by the hour has been unveiled in Paris. The eco-friendly vehicles have been produced by French

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Dior refuses to be drawn on new chief designer

Fashion house Dior is remaining tight-lipped about the search to replace chief designer John Galliano. Critics have dismissed Dior’s second show

Fashion house Dior is remaining tight-lipped about the search to replace chief designer John Galliano. Critics have dismissed Dior’s second show

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Jackson lawyers gagged after TV revelations

Lawyers in the manslaughter trial of Michael Jackson’s doctor have been gagged after one of them revealed details of the case on TV. Defense

Lawyers in the manslaughter trial of Michael Jackson’s doctor have been gagged after one of them revealed details of the case on TV. Defense

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China sends warning to Europe on debt crisis

The red flag was raised in Beijing’s Tian’anmen Square to mark the 62nd anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China. More than

The red flag was raised in Beijing’s Tian’anmen Square to mark the 62nd anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China. More than

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Libyan peace deal signed over desert town

In Libya, Tuareg tribesman signed a peace agreement on Friday with local Arabs over the Saharan desert oasis of Ghadames. The town had been at the

In Libya, Tuareg tribesman signed a peace agreement on Friday with local Arabs over the Saharan desert oasis of Ghadames. The town had been at the

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Yanukovich faces pressure over trial of ex-PM

The trial of former Ukranian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko has been adjourned until October 11th. The ex-leader is charged with abuse of office

The trial of former Ukranian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko has been adjourned until October 11th. The ex-leader is charged with abuse of office

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Residents flee fierce fighting in Sirte

Residents continue to flee Muammar Gaddaffi’s hometown of Sirte as forces from the interim Libyan government pound the coastal city. Several

Residents continue to flee Muammar Gaddaffi’s hometown of Sirte as forces from the interim Libyan government pound the coastal city. Several

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Sarkozy: a Greek failure would be a European failure

Europe has a moral obligation to help Greece. Those were the words from the French President after a meeting in Paris with the Greek Prime Minister

Europe has a moral obligation to help Greece. Those were the words from the French President after a meeting in Paris with the Greek Prime Minister

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France stunned by arrest of top police officers

It is being described as a bombshell for the French police. Four senior officers – including the deputy police chief in the city of Lyon, Michel

It is being described as a bombshell for the French police. Four senior officers – including the deputy police chief in the city of Lyon, Michel

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England sizzles in hottest ever September

England has been basking in its hottest September for over a century. The mercury peaked on Friday at 29 degrees Celsius, beating the previous

England has been basking in its hottest September for over a century. The mercury peaked on Friday at 29 degrees Celsius, beating the previous