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2011-11-20

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Oracle wins in san Diego

Oracle racing, led by Australian skipper Jimmy Spithill, outclassed the French Energy Team twice on Saturday to claim the match racing portion of the

Oracle racing, led by Australian skipper Jimmy Spithill, outclassed the French Energy Team twice on Saturday to claim the match racing portion of the

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Spanish Elections: Rajoy set to win

An early count based on the official results of 78 percent of polling stations, shows the Popular Party winning with 44 percent of the vote. This

An early count based on the official results of 78 percent of polling stations, shows the Popular Party winning with 44 percent of the vote. This

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Spanish Elections: Exit poll results

Voting stations in Spain have now closed, and exit polls suggest a landslide victory for Popular Party President, Mariano Rajoy. The poll showed

Voting stations in Spain have now closed, and exit polls suggest a landslide victory for Popular Party President, Mariano Rajoy. The poll showed

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Spanish Election: Rajoy comments on landslide victory

Mariano Rajoy, the leader of the Popular Party has commented his comfortable victory on the night of the Spanish election.   He began by thanking

Mariano Rajoy, the leader of the Popular Party has commented his comfortable victory on the night of the Spanish election.   He began by thanking

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Spanish Election: Rubalcaba admits defeat

The PSOE candidate Alfredo Perez Rubalcaba has made a statement at his party headquarters that he has “clearly lost the election,“ and thanked those

The PSOE candidate Alfredo Perez Rubalcaba has made a statement at his party headquarters that he has “clearly lost the election,“ and thanked those

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Gaddafi's spy chief arrested in southern Libya

A day after the arrest of Colonel Gaddafi’s son Saif al-Islam, it is the end of the road, too, for the late leader’s fugitive former spy

A day after the arrest of Colonel Gaddafi’s son Saif al-Islam, it is the end of the road, too, for the late leader’s fugitive former spy

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Spanish Elections: Lower voter participation

Early reports indicate a decrease in voter turnout at this years Spanish elections.   At 18:00 CET the 57.59 percent of those eligible to vote had

Early reports indicate a decrease in voter turnout at this years Spanish elections.   At 18:00 CET the 57.59 percent of those eligible to vote had

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Rajoy's rise as Spain slumps

Mariano Rajoy was the candidate who never quit, no matter what remarks were made about his charisma. His perseverance became a trademark, a political

Mariano Rajoy was the candidate who never quit, no matter what remarks were made about his charisma. His perseverance became a trademark, a political

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Zapatero's seven years in Madrid

The economic crisis made Spanish reformist prime minister José Luis Rodriguez Zapatero throw in the sponge in September and call autumn elections

The economic crisis made Spanish reformist prime minister José Luis Rodriguez Zapatero throw in the sponge in September and call autumn elections

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Libya wants Saif al-Islam tried on home soil

He is being held in the militia stronghold of Zintan. But as celebrations continue over the arrest of Saif al-Islam, the question remains: where

He is being held in the militia stronghold of Zintan. But as celebrations continue over the arrest of Saif al-Islam, the question remains: where

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Fresh protests erupt in Cairo's Tahrir Square

At least seven people have reportedly been killed amid renewed clashes in Egypt over the army’s future role in government. Four of those the result

At least seven people have reportedly been killed amid renewed clashes in Egypt over the army’s future role in government. Four of those the result

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Gaddafi's son captured in southern Libya

Wearing traditional robes with a scarf pulled over his head, a heavy bearded, bespectacled Saif al-Islam talks to men in military uniform, on board

Wearing traditional robes with a scarf pulled over his head, a heavy bearded, bespectacled Saif al-Islam talks to men in military uniform, on board

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Conservatives poised for victory as Spain votes

It is looking like it will be third time lucky for People’s Party leader Mariano Rajoy. Having led Spain’s conservatives in two previous failed

It is looking like it will be third time lucky for People’s Party leader Mariano Rajoy. Having led Spain’s conservatives in two previous failed

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Arab League rejects Syrian request over monitors

The Arab League has rejected a Syrian demand to alter its plan to send a monitoring mission to the country. The League has called for a 500-strong

The Arab League has rejected a Syrian demand to alter its plan to send a monitoring mission to the country. The League has called for a 500-strong

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Fresh clashes between Egypt police and protesters

There have been fresh clashes between police and protesters in the Egyptian capital. Hundreds of youths fought pitched-battles with security forces

There have been fresh clashes between police and protesters in the Egyptian capital. Hundreds of youths fought pitched-battles with security forces

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Spanish voters set to swing to the right over euro crisis

Voting is underway in Spain’s general election which is expected to see the country swing towards the centre-right People’s Party. Widespread anger

Voting is underway in Spain’s general election which is expected to see the country swing towards the centre-right People’s Party. Widespread anger

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Neo-Nazi demonstration in Germany

Neo-Nazis were gathering at the train station before joining the demonstration when a train with football supporters arrived. Kicks were exchanged

Neo-Nazis were gathering at the train station before joining the demonstration when a train with football supporters arrived. Kicks were exchanged

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Berlusconi-Monti handshake ahead of confidence vote

Former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi shakes hands with Italy’s new technical government ahead of a confidence vote.

Former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi shakes hands with Italy’s new technical government ahead of a confidence vote.

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Clashes in Cairo's Tahrir Square

Police and protesters clashed for control of downtown Cairo’s Tahrir Square, after security forces tried to stop activists from staging a long-term

Police and protesters clashed for control of downtown Cairo’s Tahrir Square, after security forces tried to stop activists from staging a long-term

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Thousands rally against German neo-Nazis

There has been a massive rally in Hamburg to commemorate a string of immigrant murders blamed on neo-Nazis. Members of the city’s Turkish, Greek

There has been a massive rally in Hamburg to commemorate a string of immigrant murders blamed on neo-Nazis. Members of the city’s Turkish, Greek

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Spanish go to the polls

Final preparations are in place for Spain’s general election. Schools have been turned into polling stations and the ballot papers and boxes have

Final preparations are in place for Spain’s general election. Schools have been turned into polling stations and the ballot papers and boxes have

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Clashes in Egypt leave two dead

Continuing clashes between protesters and Egyptian police have resulted in at least two civilian deaths and around 700 injuries. The worst

Continuing clashes between protesters and Egyptian police have resulted in at least two civilian deaths and around 700 injuries. The worst

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Libyans wants Gaddafi son tried in Libya

Libya’s prime minister says Colonel Gaddafi’s son Saif al-Islam will get a fair trial in his homeland. The fugitive was detained by a militia

Libya’s prime minister says Colonel Gaddafi’s son Saif al-Islam will get a fair trial in his homeland. The fugitive was detained by a militia

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Reports of Ethiopian troops in Somalia

Eyewitnesses say Ethiopian soldiers have crossed the border into Somalia in significant numbers. They report seeing at least 20 vehicles carrying

Eyewitnesses say Ethiopian soldiers have crossed the border into Somalia in significant numbers. They report seeing at least 20 vehicles carrying