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2011-11-13

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Berlusconi vows to remain centre stage

Silvio Berlusconi left the presidential palace to jeers and boos last night but there was a reversal of fortunes 24-hours later. There was clearly

Silvio Berlusconi left the presidential palace to jeers and boos last night but there was a reversal of fortunes 24-hours later. There was clearly

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Monti goes to work on forming Italy's new government

Italy’s new prime minister designate says he is starting work immediately on forming a caretaker government. As widely expected, Mario Monti was

Italy’s new prime minister designate says he is starting work immediately on forming a caretaker government. As widely expected, Mario Monti was

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Monti nominated as Italy's new premier

Mario Monti has been asked to form a new Italian government. The former European Commissioner has received a presidential mandate nominating him as

Mario Monti has been asked to form a new Italian government. The former European Commissioner has received a presidential mandate nominating him as

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Super Mario prepares to rescue Italy

With no experience of government Mario Monti is widely seen as best placed to deal with the tangled web that is Italian politics. A respected

With no experience of government Mario Monti is widely seen as best placed to deal with the tangled web that is Italian politics. A respected

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Berlusconi party ready to support Monti-led government

The centre-right party of Italy’s outgoing prime minister says its ready to support a government led by Mario Monti. But the move is conditional on

The centre-right party of Italy’s outgoing prime minister says its ready to support a government led by Mario Monti. But the move is conditional on

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Hamilton wins in Abu Dhabi

Britain’s Lewis Hamilton ended a victory drought stretching back to July by clinching the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on Sunday. The 26 year old was

Britain’s Lewis Hamilton ended a victory drought stretching back to July by clinching the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on Sunday. The 26 year old was

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Brazil launches bid to reoccupy Rio slums

In Brazil, thousands of heavily armed police have begun an operation to seize control of Rio de Janeiro’s worst slums. The occupation of Rocinha, a

In Brazil, thousands of heavily armed police have begun an operation to seize control of Rio de Janeiro’s worst slums. The occupation of Rocinha, a

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New arrest and more rumours in German neo-Nazi case

German police have detained another man in a neo-Nazi case that has shocked the nation, while rumours the group may have had secret service links

German police have detained another man in a neo-Nazi case that has shocked the nation, while rumours the group may have had secret service links

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Ashton opens EU delegation building in Tripoli

The European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton inaugurated the EU Delegation building in the Libyan capital on November 12.

The European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton inaugurated the EU Delegation building in the Libyan capital on November 12.

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UK Remembrance Day ceremony

Queen Elizabeth and other members of the Royal Family, politicians and other national figures gather at the Cenotaph in Whitehall for the Remembrance

Queen Elizabeth and other members of the Royal Family, politicians and other national figures gather at the Cenotaph in Whitehall for the Remembrance

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Future imperfect: Italy post-Berlusconi

For a man who loved the limelight, it was the worst of endings. Forced out of office to make way for economic reforms and then, after resigning

For a man who loved the limelight, it was the worst of endings. Forced out of office to make way for economic reforms and then, after resigning

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Spanish polls prompt fresh indignados protest

Spain’s “indignados” protesters have been gathering in Madrid’s Puerta del Sol, a week before the country goes to the polls. They came to express

Spain’s “indignados” protesters have been gathering in Madrid’s Puerta del Sol, a week before the country goes to the polls. They came to express

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Syrian pro-Assad protestors march against Arab League

Thousands of pro-Bashar al-Assad supporters have taken to the streets of Damascus to demonstrate against the Arab League’s suspension of Syria. The

Thousands of pro-Bashar al-Assad supporters have taken to the streets of Damascus to demonstrate against the Arab League’s suspension of Syria. The

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Republican rivals talk tough on foreign policy

Rivals for the Republican nomination to run for US President next year took a tough line in a televised debate on foreign policy. Front-runner Mitt

Rivals for the Republican nomination to run for US President next year took a tough line in a televised debate on foreign policy. Front-runner Mitt

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A new era for Italy

A new chapter in Italian politics is being written today with President Giorgio Napolitano holding back-to-back talks with all parties on the

A new chapter in Italian politics is being written today with President Giorgio Napolitano holding back-to-back talks with all parties on the

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Police smash wrong door - twice

Lightening may never strike twice – but the same cannot be said for the French police. Chasing a dangerous fugitive they mistakenly broke down the

Lightening may never strike twice – but the same cannot be said for the French police. Chasing a dangerous fugitive they mistakenly broke down the

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APEC summit highlights Sino-US rift

The growing rivalry between the United States and China has been evident at the APEC summit. Presidents Barack Obama and Hu Jintao presented

The growing rivalry between the United States and China has been evident at the APEC summit. Presidents Barack Obama and Hu Jintao presented

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Disputed election in South Ossetia

Voters in the breakaway Georgian region of South Ossetia go to the polls on Sunday to choose a new leader. In all, 11 candidates are campaigning

Voters in the breakaway Georgian region of South Ossetia go to the polls on Sunday to choose a new leader. In all, 11 candidates are campaigning

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Anger at Syria's suspension from Arab League

Protests broke out in Damascus on Saturday against the Arab League’s decision to suspend Syria over the continuing crackdown on opponents of

Protests broke out in Damascus on Saturday against the Arab League’s decision to suspend Syria over the continuing crackdown on opponents of

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Pro and anti-Berlusconi demonstrations in Italy

Silvio Berlusconi’s resignation as Prime Minister prompted an all night party in Italy. Thousands of opponents poured into the centre of Rome to

Silvio Berlusconi’s resignation as Prime Minister prompted an all night party in Italy. Thousands of opponents poured into the centre of Rome to

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Neo-nazi link to 10 murders in Germany

German investigators say they can confirm evidence to link the murders of 10 people to far-right extremists. Over the past seven years eight Turks

German investigators say they can confirm evidence to link the murders of 10 people to far-right extremists. Over the past seven years eight Turks

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Celebrations in Italy as Berlusconi resigns

After 17 years dominating Italian politics Silvio Berlusconi has resigned as prime minister. Crowds outside the presidential palace jeered and

After 17 years dominating Italian politics Silvio Berlusconi has resigned as prime minister. Crowds outside the presidential palace jeered and