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2011-10-15

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Quade Cooper the man to haunt his All Black roots

As Auckland prepares for the Southern Hemisphere clash in Rugby’s World Cup semi-final, is Quade Cooper the man who could haunt the hosts and deny

As Auckland prepares for the Southern Hemisphere clash in Rugby’s World Cup semi-final, is Quade Cooper the man who could haunt the hosts and deny

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Economic protests in Rome turn violent

What started off as a peaceful protest against government cutbacks and economic inequality has turned into rioting on the streets of Rome. Earlier

What started off as a peaceful protest against government cutbacks and economic inequality has turned into rioting on the streets of Rome. Earlier

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Germany takes part in global economic protests

As more global support mobilises for Spain’s Indignado movement and Occupy Wall Street in the United States, it was Germany’s turn to show its anger

As more global support mobilises for Spain’s Indignado movement and Occupy Wall Street in the United States, it was Germany’s turn to show its anger

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US killer freed under conditions in Portugal

An American-born convicted murderer arrested in Portugal has been ordered to stay at home with an electronic tag while he fights extradition to the

An American-born convicted murderer arrested in Portugal has been ordered to stay at home with an electronic tag while he fights extradition to the

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Kenya to hunt down abductors in Somalia

Kenya says its army will cross into Somalia to pursue suspected islamist insurgents believed to have kidnapped westerners including aid workers. It

Kenya says its army will cross into Somalia to pursue suspected islamist insurgents believed to have kidnapped westerners including aid workers. It

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New Zealand: Rena cargo ship unstable

Salvage crews from an oil-leaking cargo ship off the coast of New Zealand have delayed operations to resume pumping out the remaining fuel on

Salvage crews from an oil-leaking cargo ship off the coast of New Zealand have delayed operations to resume pumping out the remaining fuel on

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Demonstrations against economic injustice, part I

On October 15 in over 80 countries demonstrations were held to denounce the world of finance and international banking system. Here are images of

On October 15 in over 80 countries demonstrations were held to denounce the world of finance and international banking system. Here are images of

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Security forces shoot protesters in Yemen

At least 15 people have been killed in anti-government protests in Yemen, with some reports claiming the death toll is more than 20. Tens of

At least 15 people have been killed in anti-government protests in Yemen, with some reports claiming the death toll is more than 20. Tens of

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Demonstrations against economic injustice, part II

On October 15 in over 80 countries demonstrations were held to denounce the world of finance and international banking system. Here are images of

On October 15 in over 80 countries demonstrations were held to denounce the world of finance and international banking system. Here are images of

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Demonstrations against economic injustice, part III

On October 15 in over 80 countries demonstrations were held to denounce the world of finance and international banking system. Here are images of

On October 15 in over 80 countries demonstrations were held to denounce the world of finance and international banking system. Here are images of

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Bluefish festival to save Istanbul's beloved 'lüfer'

Known locally as lüfer, bluefish are a popular traditional dish along the shores of the Bosphorus – and often served as a tasty snack on board

Known locally as lüfer, bluefish are a popular traditional dish along the shores of the Bosphorus – and often served as a tasty snack on board

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Iran Ayatollah rejects US claims of Saudi ambassador plot

Iran’s Supreme Leader has dismissed allegations that two Iranians were involved in an assassination plot as ‘meaningless’. Addressing a crowd in

Iran’s Supreme Leader has dismissed allegations that two Iranians were involved in an assassination plot as ‘meaningless’. Addressing a crowd in

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Panic buying in Bangkok as officials try to prevent flooding

With the outskirts already covered in water that continues to rise, people in Bangkok are bracing themselves should the flooding hit the

With the outskirts already covered in water that continues to rise, people in Bangkok are bracing themselves should the flooding hit the

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G20 finance chiefs crank up pressure on euro zone

The world’s leading economies are keeping up the heat on Europe to sort out its debt crisis, at a G20 finance chiefs’ meeting in Paris. A draft

The world’s leading economies are keeping up the heat on Europe to sort out its debt crisis, at a G20 finance chiefs’ meeting in Paris. A draft

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France scrape through to rugby World Cup Final

France are into the Rugby World Cup final after the narrowest of victories over Wales in Auckland. The French scraped through 9-8 despite being

France are into the Rugby World Cup final after the narrowest of victories over Wales in Auckland. The French scraped through 9-8 despite being

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Australasia and Far East kick off global protest

Global protests against corporate greed are taking place, beginning in the far east and Australasia before spreading to European and American

Global protests against corporate greed are taking place, beginning in the far east and Australasia before spreading to European and American

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Volunteers rush to join New Zealand oil clean-up

Thousands of volunteers have joined the clean-up operation in New Zealand following an oil spill from a stricken cargo ship. Salvage crews have had

Thousands of volunteers have joined the clean-up operation in New Zealand following an oil spill from a stricken cargo ship. Salvage crews have had

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Protesters rally worldwide against 'corporate greed'

As far as those taking part are concerned, it is a global chance to fight back against the fat cats. An international wave of rallies denouncing

As far as those taking part are concerned, it is a global chance to fight back against the fat cats. An international wave of rallies denouncing

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G20 divisions over IMF's role in euro zone crisis

Should the IMF be strengthened to fight Europe’s debt crisis? At a G20 meeting in Paris, most of the leading emerging market countries, known as

Should the IMF be strengthened to fight Europe’s debt crisis? At a G20 meeting in Paris, most of the leading emerging market countries, known as

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New German military museum stirs strong feelings

Given Germany’s history, the opening of a military museum was bound to be controversial. But even the design of the newly-revamped building

Given Germany’s history, the opening of a military museum was bound to be controversial. But even the design of the newly-revamped building

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Thousands protest in Tunisia over TV film

Islamists have been demonstrating in Tunisia, after an animated film depicting an image of God was broadcast on television. Some tried to break

Islamists have been demonstrating in Tunisia, after an animated film depicting an image of God was broadcast on television. Some tried to break

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Berlusconi facing 'lame-duck' opposition taunts

Opposition voices in Italy are becoming increasingly vocal in calling Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi a lame-duck leader after he survived a

Opposition voices in Italy are becoming increasingly vocal in calling Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi a lame-duck leader after he survived a

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Veteran Italian politician calls for overhaul

Italian politician Emma Bonino first entered the chamber of deputies 35 years ago, and is now one of the four vice-presidents of the Italian Senate

Italian politician Emma Bonino first entered the chamber of deputies 35 years ago, and is now one of the four vice-presidents of the Italian Senate

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British PM 'sorry' to see his Defence Secretary go

It has caused a storm of controversy and now it has cost the British Defence Secretary his job. Liam Fox has resigned over his friendship with a

It has caused a storm of controversy and now it has cost the British Defence Secretary his job. Liam Fox has resigned over his friendship with a