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2012-01-15

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France set to defend European title

The 10th edition of the European handball championships kicked off on Sunday in Belgrade. Although six games are scheduled for the opening day all

The 10th edition of the European handball championships kicked off on Sunday in Belgrade. Although six games are scheduled for the opening day all

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Sarkozy breaks silence after French downgrade

Nicolas Sarkozy has called on French people to resist and fight in the face of the crisis, two days after France saw its credit rating downgraded by

Nicolas Sarkozy has called on French people to resist and fight in the face of the crisis, two days after France saw its credit rating downgraded by

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Demonstration against European Union ahead of referendum

More than 1,000 Croats rallied on Saturday against their country joining the European Union, demanding the postponement of next weekend’s membership

More than 1,000 Croats rallied on Saturday against their country joining the European Union, demanding the postponement of next weekend’s membership

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Polls close in Kazakhstan's democratic test

The polls have closed in Kazakhstan’s election in a vote designed to boost the country’s democratic credentials by giving a non-ruling party a

The polls have closed in Kazakhstan’s election in a vote designed to boost the country’s democratic credentials by giving a non-ruling party a

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Three killed in South Korean ship explosion

At least three people were killed and eight others are missing after a cargo ship carrying petroleum exploded in waters off South Korea’s western

At least three people were killed and eight others are missing after a cargo ship carrying petroleum exploded in waters off South Korea’s western

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France promises rewards for reformist Myanmar

The French foreign minister, meeting Myanmar’s pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi in Rangoon, has said the EU will respond with ‘concrete

The French foreign minister, meeting Myanmar’s pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi in Rangoon, has said the EU will respond with ‘concrete

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UN chief tells Syria's Assad to stop the killing

“Stop killing your people.” That is the message from United Nations chief Ban Ki-moon to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. The UN says his

“Stop killing your people.” That is the message from United Nations chief Ban Ki-moon to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. The UN says his

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China's Wen seeks energy security in Saudi Arabia

Visiting Saudi Arabia, China’s Premier Wen Jiabao has reportedly pressed the oil giant to open its resources to more investment from his

Visiting Saudi Arabia, China’s Premier Wen Jiabao has reportedly pressed the oil giant to open its resources to more investment from his

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Hungary: Far-right burns EU flag and demands exit from bloc

Far-right activists in Hungary have burned the EU flag, calling for the country’s exit from the bloc. Some 2,000 demonstrators from the extremist

Far-right activists in Hungary have burned the EU flag, calling for the country’s exit from the bloc. Some 2,000 demonstrators from the extremist

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Opposition to get tiny foothold in Kazakhstan vote

The people of Kazakhstan vote on Sunday in a general election in which no-one is expecting anything other than a landslide for President Nazarbayev’s

The people of Kazakhstan vote on Sunday in a general election in which no-one is expecting anything other than a landslide for President Nazarbayev’s

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Scuffles at anti-government protest in Bucharest

They turned out to voice their opposition to austerity measures and planned health care reforms. But a protest in the Romanian capital Bucharest

They turned out to voice their opposition to austerity measures and planned health care reforms. But a protest in the Romanian capital Bucharest

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Tunisia one year on: "Our revolution is not over yet"

They gathered in their thousands, in the birthplace of the Arab Spring. Tunisians have been marking the first anniversary of the ousting of President

They gathered in their thousands, in the birthplace of the Arab Spring. Tunisians have been marking the first anniversary of the ousting of President

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Demonstrators detained after clashes in Kosovo

More than 140 arrests have been made in Kosovo, after demonstrators tried to stop traffic from neighbouring Serbia entering the territory. In the

More than 140 arrests have been made in Kosovo, after demonstrators tried to stop traffic from neighbouring Serbia entering the territory. In the