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2011-10-30

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Kyrgyz PM out in front in presidential ballot

The party of Kyrgyzstan’s Moscow-backed prime minister claim he has won the country’s presidential election. Almazbek Atambayev had been a

The party of Kyrgyzstan’s Moscow-backed prime minister claim he has won the country’s presidential election. Almazbek Atambayev had been a

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Halloween at the White House

US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama greet children at the door of the White House in Washington.

US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama greet children at the door of the White House in Washington.

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Australian tribunal orders end to Qantas dispute

An Australian employment tribunal has ordered an end to the industrial dispute that grounded all Qantas flights over the weekend. Qantas made the

An Australian employment tribunal has ordered an end to the industrial dispute that grounded all Qantas flights over the weekend. Qantas made the

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Kyrgyzstan votes for a new president

Kyrgyzstan is going to the polls to vote for a new president. The election is the result of reforms put in place after a bloody uprising toppled

Kyrgyzstan is going to the polls to vote for a new president. The election is the result of reforms put in place after a bloody uprising toppled

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Hopes for truce between Islamic Jihad and Israel

There are hopes for a ceasefire between Palestinian militants in Gaza and Israel after the Islamic Jihad group accepted an Egyptian-brokered

There are hopes for a ceasefire between Palestinian militants in Gaza and Israel after the Islamic Jihad group accepted an Egyptian-brokered

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Kazakhstan: Off to the ISS

From the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, the Russian space agency launches a space flight to supply the International Space Station.

From the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, the Russian space agency launches a space flight to supply the International Space Station.

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Chinese coal mine blast claims 29 lives

At least 29 workers are dead after a coal mine explosion in China. It is just the latest disaster in what has become a regular occurence in the

At least 29 workers are dead after a coal mine explosion in China. It is just the latest disaster in what has become a regular occurence in the

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Buzek holds talks with Libyan PM Jibril

The head of the European Parliament Jerzy Buzek held talks on Saturday with Libya’s interim government on forging closer ties with the EU. Buzek

The head of the European Parliament Jerzy Buzek held talks on Saturday with Libya’s interim government on forging closer ties with the EU. Buzek

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Frankfurt: Demo against inequality

Thousands of demonstrators march through Frankfurt’s financial district as part of the Occupy Frankfurt protests against social inequality and

Thousands of demonstrators march through Frankfurt’s financial district as part of the Occupy Frankfurt protests against social inequality and

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Syria's Assad warns West against intervention

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has warned the West that it risks another Afghanistan if it intervenes against his regime. In his first interview

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has warned the West that it risks another Afghanistan if it intervenes against his regime. In his first interview

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Search for survivors of Turkey earthquake ends

The search and rescue operation looking for earthquake victims in Turkey has been called off. The last person to come out alive was a 13-year-old

The search and rescue operation looking for earthquake victims in Turkey has been called off. The last person to come out alive was a 13-year-old

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Tunisia protest confines Italy oil workers

For almost a week, workers at a refinery for an Italian oil company in Tunisia have been stuck inside the compound. Locals are angry that oil

For almost a week, workers at a refinery for an Italian oil company in Tunisia have been stuck inside the compound. Locals are angry that oil

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Raids in Bosnia and Serbia after US embassy shooting

A series of raids have been carried out targeting people suspected of being radical islamists in Serbia and Bosnia. Seventeen people were arrested

A series of raids have been carried out targeting people suspected of being radical islamists in Serbia and Bosnia. Seventeen people were arrested

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Poet Higgins becomes Ireland's ninth president

Michael D. Higgins, a former culture minister and part-time poet, has been officially named as Ireland’s new president. Higgins said in his victory

Michael D. Higgins, a former culture minister and part-time poet, has been officially named as Ireland’s new president. Higgins said in his victory

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Australian government tackles Qantas strike

Tens of thousands of travellers are hoping to be on their way if a government-appointed tribunal can get Qantas planes off the tarmac. A dispute

Tens of thousands of travellers are hoping to be on their way if a government-appointed tribunal can get Qantas planes off the tarmac. A dispute

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Euro parliament head wants closer Libyan ties

The president of the European parliament says he wants greater cooperation between Europe and Libya. Jerzy Buzek arrived in Tripoli on Saturday to

The president of the European parliament says he wants greater cooperation between Europe and Libya. Jerzy Buzek arrived in Tripoli on Saturday to

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Snow threatens Occupy Wall Street protest

The Occupy Wall Street movement may struggle to deal with winter weather after generators and fuel were confiscated by New York’s fire department for

The Occupy Wall Street movement may struggle to deal with winter weather after generators and fuel were confiscated by New York’s fire department for

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Gaza militants fire rockets at Israel

In response to an earlier airstrike, Palestinian militants have fired rockets into southern Israel killing one person in Ashkelon. The attack came

In response to an earlier airstrike, Palestinian militants have fired rockets into southern Israel killing one person in Ashkelon. The attack came

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Red faces in Berlin over massive banking error

The German government is under pressure to explain a massive accounting error at a struggling bank nationalised in 2009. The discovery of the

The German government is under pressure to explain a massive accounting error at a struggling bank nationalised in 2009. The discovery of the

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Tanks pound Syrian city of Homs

Government tanks have once again hit targets in the Syrian city of Homs, reportedly killing three people on Saturday. Activists and residents claim

Government tanks have once again hit targets in the Syrian city of Homs, reportedly killing three people on Saturday. Activists and residents claim