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2011-12-10

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Russian protests spread to Berlin

Four hundred Russians living in exile rallied against Vladimir Putin’s rule outside their embassy in Berlin. To send a message to the German

Four hundred Russians living in exile rallied against Vladimir Putin’s rule outside their embassy in Berlin. To send a message to the German

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Arrests in Russian demonstrations

In St Petersburg police detained opposition demonstrators who had marched to Pionerskaya Square where authorities had given them permission to stage

In St Petersburg police detained opposition demonstrators who had marched to Pionerskaya Square where authorities had given them permission to stage

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Fighting in Yemen as new Government sworn in

Yemen’s new unity government had its first meeting on Saturday, following a power transfer brokered by its gulf neighbours. It is now tasked with

Yemen’s new unity government had its first meeting on Saturday, following a power transfer brokered by its gulf neighbours. It is now tasked with

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Tens of thousands take to the streets in Russia

Demonstrators gathered on the streets of Moscow demanding an end to the rule of Vladimir Putin. The scenes were repeated in cities across

Demonstrators gathered on the streets of Moscow demanding an end to the rule of Vladimir Putin. The scenes were repeated in cities across

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Clashes in DR Congo after elections

A day after election authorities named incumbent president, Joseph Kabila winner of a disputed poll in the Democratic Republic of Congo, opposition

A day after election authorities named incumbent president, Joseph Kabila winner of a disputed poll in the Democratic Republic of Congo, opposition

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Nobel winner lambasts world over revolution in Yemen

A woman awarded the Nobel Peace on Saturday has criticised the the lack of international support for the uprising in Yemen. Activist Tawakul

A woman awarded the Nobel Peace on Saturday has criticised the the lack of international support for the uprising in Yemen. Activist Tawakul

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Russia : protesters spell out their demands

Leaders of the opposition, wanting to avoid any trouble with the authorities led demonstrators from Revolution Square where Saturday’s rally was

Leaders of the opposition, wanting to avoid any trouble with the authorities led demonstrators from Revolution Square where Saturday’s rally was

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COP17: Too late to save Kyoto?

Time is running out for conclusions to be reached at the 17th UN Climate Change conference in Durban. As it is past its deadline many ministers

Time is running out for conclusions to be reached at the 17th UN Climate Change conference in Durban. As it is past its deadline many ministers

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EU summit: The world reacts after Cameron says 'no'

Markets, have slowly grown more positive after most European countries agreed to a Franco-German plan on fiscal unity. That is despite David

Markets, have slowly grown more positive after most European countries agreed to a Franco-German plan on fiscal unity. That is despite David

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Cities across Russia join in vote fraud protests

Russian police say 25,000 people are in Moscow’s Bolotnaya Square for the rally against what they believe was a fraudulent election last Sunday

Russian police say 25,000 people are in Moscow’s Bolotnaya Square for the rally against what they believe was a fraudulent election last Sunday

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Monti: 'not the birth of a 2-speed Europe'

On his first EU summit, the new Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti was one of the protagonists of the long marathon to save the euro and strengthen

On his first EU summit, the new Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti was one of the protagonists of the long marathon to save the euro and strengthen

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Day of anti-Putin demonstrations across Russia

Nationwide protests about the last Sunday’s elections are taking place in Russia today, with demonstrators angry at Prime Minister Vladimir Putin

Nationwide protests about the last Sunday’s elections are taking place in Russia today, with demonstrators angry at Prime Minister Vladimir Putin

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Femen activists protest in Moscow

Ukrainian FEMEN activists stage topless protest near Christ the Saviour cathedral in Moscow in support of Russian opposition ahead of major protests

Ukrainian FEMEN activists stage topless protest near Christ the Saviour cathedral in Moscow in support of Russian opposition ahead of major protests

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The Festival of Lights in full swing in Lyon

Despite the cold, many were tourists were out in Lyon on 8 December 8 to admire the spectacle of the Festival of Lights in different parts of the

Despite the cold, many were tourists were out in Lyon on 8 December 8 to admire the spectacle of the Festival of Lights in different parts of the

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Exile flotilla puts on a display for Cuba dissidents

Cubans living in exile marked the upcoming International Human Rights Day on Friday by sailing a flotilla of boats about 20 kilometres off the coast

Cubans living in exile marked the upcoming International Human Rights Day on Friday by sailing a flotilla of boats about 20 kilometres off the coast

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Turkey’s puzzling match-fixing probe

It is not only about football anymore. Turkey’s match-fixing probe, which started in July is an important moment for Turkey’s juduciary system, it is

It is not only about football anymore. Turkey’s match-fixing probe, which started in July is an important moment for Turkey’s juduciary system, it is

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DRC election: two men claiming to be president

Disputed presidential election results in the Democratic Republic of Congo have lead to clashes in Brussels. Shop windows were smashed and cars set

Disputed presidential election results in the Democratic Republic of Congo have lead to clashes in Brussels. Shop windows were smashed and cars set

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EU leaders win praise but euro doubts remain

The make-or-break EU summit has ended with Nicolas Sarkozy seen as a winner, after all member states but one agreed to more economic integration

The make-or-break EU summit has ended with Nicolas Sarkozy seen as a winner, after all member states but one agreed to more economic integration

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Monti joins criticism of Cameron over summit veto

The new Italian prime minister joined other leaders in criticising his British counterpart. Mario Monti said David Cameron had made demands that

The new Italian prime minister joined other leaders in criticising his British counterpart. Mario Monti said David Cameron had made demands that

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Britain ponders lonely, rocky road ahead in EU

Britain’s refusal to back an EU-wide treaty modification to tackle the eurozone crisis marks a sea change in its relationship with Europe. The move

Britain’s refusal to back an EU-wide treaty modification to tackle the eurozone crisis marks a sea change in its relationship with Europe. The move

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Russian opposition hopes for 'unprecedented' anti-Putin rally

Tens of thousands of Russians have pledged via social network sites to turn out at demonstrations on Saturday against alleged electoral fraud. In

Tens of thousands of Russians have pledged via social network sites to turn out at demonstrations on Saturday against alleged electoral fraud. In

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Athens: Christmas cheer - on a budget

It is Christmas – a time for cheer even in austerity-hit Athens where residents have been enjoying the switching on of the festive lights. The City

It is Christmas – a time for cheer even in austerity-hit Athens where residents have been enjoying the switching on of the festive lights. The City

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Money: The root of the EU's evils

Standard and Poor’s have caused an uproar in Europe this week after reviewing 15 of the 17 eurozone countries with a negative outlook. Even triple

Standard and Poor’s have caused an uproar in Europe this week after reviewing 15 of the 17 eurozone countries with a negative outlook. Even triple

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Rival rejects re-election of Congo's Kabila

Two men believe they are President of the Democratic Republic of Congo. In power for a decade, Joseph Kabila has been re-elected in the war-scarred

Two men believe they are President of the Democratic Republic of Congo. In power for a decade, Joseph Kabila has been re-elected in the war-scarred