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2011-12-03

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Republican Cain quits race for White House

US Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain is suspending his campaign, after another accusation of infidelity. With his wife standing behind

US Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain is suspending his campaign, after another accusation of infidelity. With his wife standing behind

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Role of Islam divides people in Tunisia

The issue of how much Islam should influence society was the focal point for protesters outside the parliament in building in Tunisia on

The issue of how much Islam should influence society was the focal point for protesters outside the parliament in building in Tunisia on

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International monitors complain of detention before Russian election

Polls open for parliamentary elections in Russia on Sunday. However, on Saturday – the ‘day of silence’ when no campaigning is allowed – the

Polls open for parliamentary elections in Russia on Sunday. However, on Saturday – the ‘day of silence’ when no campaigning is allowed – the

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'Climatic justice not apartheid', cry Durban protesters

Several thousand protesters have marched through the South African city of Durban to voice their concerns on climate change, as UN climate talks

Several thousand protesters have marched through the South African city of Durban to voice their concerns on climate change, as UN climate talks

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Ski plea for snow looks to help from heaven

Snow has yet to fall on the Alps and the unseasonably warm weather is delaying the start of the skiing season across Europe. However, one Austrian

Snow has yet to fall on the Alps and the unseasonably warm weather is delaying the start of the skiing season across Europe. However, one Austrian

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Serbia sets sights on EU with Kosovo border deal

Serbia’s agreement to manage joint border crossings with Kosovo has enhanced its EU membership bid. It has confirmed the deal announced by Brussels

Serbia’s agreement to manage joint border crossings with Kosovo has enhanced its EU membership bid. It has confirmed the deal announced by Brussels

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Fears for Egypt revolution caused by Islamist popularity

Predicted victory for Islamists in Egypt’s election is worrying some of those who took part in the revolution, causing them to feel their democracy

Predicted victory for Islamists in Egypt’s election is worrying some of those who took part in the revolution, causing them to feel their democracy

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Economic dimension of arab revolts

Change in Arab world, its direction, global economic crisis and search for a way out… These were the subjects discussed at 2nd Global

Change in Arab world, its direction, global economic crisis and search for a way out… These were the subjects discussed at 2nd Global

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Yemen PM warns power deal at risk amid fresh violence

More fatal clashes have been reported in Yemen’s second largest city of Taiz – the scene of a surge of unrest in recent days. The latest violence

More fatal clashes have been reported in Yemen’s second largest city of Taiz – the scene of a surge of unrest in recent days. The latest violence

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Protesters break into Buenos Aires' city parliament

Violent clashes in Argentinian capital Buenos Aires. Lawmakers were debating controversial Education law when angry demonstrators attacked the

Violent clashes in Argentinian capital Buenos Aires. Lawmakers were debating controversial Education law when angry demonstrators attacked the

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Syria rights abuses should be 'referred to ICC'

There are new calls for the UN Security Council to send a strong signal to Syria condemning the violent crackdown on anti-government protesters. It

There are new calls for the UN Security Council to send a strong signal to Syria condemning the violent crackdown on anti-government protesters. It

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Iranian diplomats expelled from UK arrive home

A group of 25 Iranian diplomats expelled from Britain have arrived home. They were sent back to Tehran following an attack on the British

A group of 25 Iranian diplomats expelled from Britain have arrived home. They were sent back to Tehran following an attack on the British

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Chavez launches regional body that excludes US

Back on the world stage after cancer treatment, Venezuela’s Hugo Chavez has launched a new regional body that pointedly excludes the US. Displaying

Back on the world stage after cancer treatment, Venezuela’s Hugo Chavez has launched a new regional body that pointedly excludes the US. Displaying

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Serbia agrees border management with Kosovo

Serbia has agreed to accept border controls with Kosovo. The deal to jointly manage crossings removes a key obstacle to Belgrade’s EU-membership

Serbia has agreed to accept border controls with Kosovo. The deal to jointly manage crossings removes a key obstacle to Belgrade’s EU-membership

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German city evacuated due to RAF bomb

Officials in Koblenz in Germany are preparing to evacuate almost half the city following the discovery of an unexploded bomb. The 1.8 tonne

Officials in Koblenz in Germany are preparing to evacuate almost half the city following the discovery of an unexploded bomb. The 1.8 tonne

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Hopes and fears as Egyptians await poll results

In the Cairo square that cradled Egypt’s revolt, demonstrators gathered on Friday to mourn those killed last month at rallies ahead of the country’s

In the Cairo square that cradled Egypt’s revolt, demonstrators gathered on Friday to mourn those killed last month at rallies ahead of the country’s

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Iranian embassy staff leave London

Iranian embassy staff have packed their bags and left the UK. The move came in the wake of an attack on the British Embassy in Tehran on Monday

Iranian embassy staff have packed their bags and left the UK. The move came in the wake of an attack on the British Embassy in Tehran on Monday