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2012-01-08

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South Africa's ANC celebrates 100 years

In the presence of President Jacob Zuma, a World Cup football stadium in South Africa has hosted a centenary party for the ruling ANC. The central

In the presence of President Jacob Zuma, a World Cup football stadium in South Africa has hosted a centenary party for the ruling ANC. The central

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Arab League wants Syria observer mission to go on

Foreign Ministers from the Arab League say its monitors should pursue their controversial peace mission to Syria. Discussing the observers’ first

Foreign Ministers from the Arab League say its monitors should pursue their controversial peace mission to Syria. Discussing the observers’ first

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China's Spring Festival holiday rush starts

China’s annual Spring Festival travel rush has begun in earnest with millions of people expected to cross the country during the next 40 days. The

China’s annual Spring Festival travel rush has begun in earnest with millions of people expected to cross the country during the next 40 days. The

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UK's Cameron vows to block EU-wide financial tax

Britain is once again on a collision course with its EU partners France and Germany. This time it is the prospect of a European-wide financial

Britain is once again on a collision course with its EU partners France and Germany. This time it is the prospect of a European-wide financial

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Stricken cargo ship breaks up off New Zealand

A cargo ship that ran aground off New Zealand in October has split in two. Up to 300 containers have been lost overboard and a fresh oil spill is

A cargo ship that ran aground off New Zealand in October has split in two. Up to 300 containers have been lost overboard and a fresh oil spill is

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Orthodox Christmas in Georgia

Thousands of Georgian worshippers celebrated Orthodox Christmas throughout the country, participating in night-time masses and a charity street

Thousands of Georgian worshippers celebrated Orthodox Christmas throughout the country, participating in night-time masses and a charity street

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Shoe-in in front of German president's office

About 400 people have gathered in front of the office of the German president Christian Wulff for a so called ‘shoe-ín’. Protesters were holding up

About 400 people have gathered in front of the office of the German president Christian Wulff for a so called ‘shoe-ín’. Protesters were holding up

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ANC celebrates its 100th anniversary

Tens of thousands of South Africans have gathered in Bloemfontein to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the African National Congress. From heads

Tens of thousands of South Africans have gathered in Bloemfontein to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the African National Congress. From heads

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Iran seeks support against Western sanctions

Iran’s President has embarked on a trip to Latin America to seek support against tough new Western sanctions on the Islamic state.. Mahmoud

Iran’s President has embarked on a trip to Latin America to seek support against tough new Western sanctions on the Islamic state.. Mahmoud

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Argentine president cleared of cancer

The Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner has been cleared of cancer after having been diagnosed last month. The recently re-elected

The Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner has been cleared of cancer after having been diagnosed last month. The recently re-elected

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A stage for Dakar champions

Marc Coma and Cyril Despres continued to trade stage wins in this year’s Dakar Rally. Stage seven went to Spain’s Coma following the 260-mile loop

Marc Coma and Cyril Despres continued to trade stage wins in this year’s Dakar Rally. Stage seven went to Spain’s Coma following the 260-mile loop

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Romney sails through Republican debate

The six remaining Republican presidential candidates have squared off in television debate ahead of Tuesday’s New Hampshire primary. After his win

The six remaining Republican presidential candidates have squared off in television debate ahead of Tuesday’s New Hampshire primary. After his win

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Russian billionaire to buy Valley of the Temples?

Italian newspapers reported on Saturday that a Russian metals mogul wants to buy the ruins of Sicily’s Valley of the Temples. Mikhail Prokhorov

Italian newspapers reported on Saturday that a Russian metals mogul wants to buy the ruins of Sicily’s Valley of the Temples. Mikhail Prokhorov

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New Zealand stricken cargo ship splits in two

A stricken cargo ship which caused New Zealand’s worst ever maritime disaster has broken in two, raising fears of further pollution along the North

A stricken cargo ship which caused New Zealand’s worst ever maritime disaster has broken in two, raising fears of further pollution along the North

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Arab League ministers to discuss Syria mission

Arab League foreign ministers are meeting in Cairo on Sunday to discuss whether to ask the United Nations to step in over the Syrian government’s

Arab League foreign ministers are meeting in Cairo on Sunday to discuss whether to ask the United Nations to step in over the Syrian government’s

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South Africa's ANC celebrates 100 years

A weekend of festivities is underway in South Africa to mark the 100th anniversary of the African National Congress (ANC), the liberation movement

A weekend of festivities is underway in South Africa to mark the 100th anniversary of the African National Congress (ANC), the liberation movement

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Thousands march to defend ETA prisoners

Thousands of people streamed through the streets of Bilbao on Saturday, demanding that inmates linked to the terror organisation ETA be allowed to

Thousands of people streamed through the streets of Bilbao on Saturday, demanding that inmates linked to the terror organisation ETA be allowed to