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2012-01-21

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Egypt: Muslim Brotherhood confirmed as election winners

In Egypt, it has been confirmed that the Muslim Brotherhood has won the biggest share of seats in the country’s first freely elected parliament in

In Egypt, it has been confirmed that the Muslim Brotherhood has won the biggest share of seats in the country’s first freely elected parliament in

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Costa accident's absurdity

A stone’s throw from the Italian island of Giglio the cruise ship Costa Concordia lies with a great gash in her side. The accident layered the

A stone’s throw from the Italian island of Giglio the cruise ship Costa Concordia lies with a great gash in her side. The accident layered the

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Senate vote sparks protests in Paris

In Paris Turkish people from across Europe protested against the French Senate’s plans to vote on Monday on a bill making it illegal to deny the 1915

In Paris Turkish people from across Europe protested against the French Senate’s plans to vote on Monday on a bill making it illegal to deny the 1915

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Rescuers find another body on doomed cruise ship

A rescue team has found the body of a woman on board Italy’s capsized Costa Concordia cruise ship. The discovery brings the total death toll to at

A rescue team has found the body of a woman on board Italy’s capsized Costa Concordia cruise ship. The discovery brings the total death toll to at

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Clashes in Zagreb on eve of Croatia EU vote

Croatian police have clashed with nationalist protesters who tried to take down an EU flag on the eve of the country’s referendum on membership

Croatian police have clashed with nationalist protesters who tried to take down an EU flag on the eve of the country’s referendum on membership

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Blasts rock Nigeria as death toll rises

Two bomb blasts have rocked the southern state of Bayelsa in Nigeria damaging a bridge and buildings but no one was killed. The explosions come on

Two bomb blasts have rocked the southern state of Bayelsa in Nigeria damaging a bridge and buildings but no one was killed. The explosions come on

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Ex Madagascar leader denied entry to country

Madagascar’s former president Marc Ravalomanana has failed in his attempt to return home after his plane was refused entry to the country’s airspace

Madagascar’s former president Marc Ravalomanana has failed in his attempt to return home after his plane was refused entry to the country’s airspace

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Another primary test for presidential hopefuls

In South Carolina polls opened in the primary which could determine the republican candidate to challenge President Obama in November’s election. The

In South Carolina polls opened in the primary which could determine the republican candidate to challenge President Obama in November’s election. The

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German legal threat to stop Hitler memoir extracts

A British publisher is controversially planning to publish excerpts of Hitler’s memoir “Mein Kampf” in Germany, along with a critical commentary

A British publisher is controversially planning to publish excerpts of Hitler’s memoir “Mein Kampf” in Germany, along with a critical commentary

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Cruise liner search 'will continue till no-one's left'

The search of the wreck of the Costa Concordia began again at dawn on Saturday, a week after the cruise liner came to grief on the rocks off Italy’s

The search of the wreck of the Costa Concordia began again at dawn on Saturday, a week after the cruise liner came to grief on the rocks off Italy’s

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Fears of oil spill amid plans to pump cruise liner

Emergency teams are battling to prevent the Costa Concordia from causing major pollution in one of the least spoilt parts of the

Emergency teams are battling to prevent the Costa Concordia from causing major pollution in one of the least spoilt parts of the

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Two-wheeled tourists saved from freezing in Turkey

Two Spanish tourists on a round-the-world bike trip are recovering after almost freezing to death in eastern Turkey. Local journalists are said to

Two Spanish tourists on a round-the-world bike trip are recovering after almost freezing to death in eastern Turkey. Local journalists are said to

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Hostage's body returned to UK embassy in Iraq

The body of British security guard Alan McMenemy has been handed over to the UK’s embassy in Baghdad, almost five years after his abduction in Iraq

The body of British security guard Alan McMenemy has been handed over to the UK’s embassy in Baghdad, almost five years after his abduction in Iraq

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UK and Argentina in new war of words over Falklands

Tensions are again mounting between Argentina and Britain over the Falkland Islands, in the run-up to the 30th anniversary of the brief war the two

Tensions are again mounting between Argentina and Britain over the Falkland Islands, in the run-up to the 30th anniversary of the brief war the two

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Greek debt swap talks drag into the weekend

Greece’s private creditors say a crucial deal to slash the country’s debt is coming together. But no agreement was reached on Friday and talks with

Greece’s private creditors say a crucial deal to slash the country’s debt is coming together. But no agreement was reached on Friday and talks with

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Deadly blasts hit Nigeria's second city

At least seven people have been killed in a series of coordinated bombings and gun attacks in Nigeria’s second city. Islamist sect Boko Haram

At least seven people have been killed in a series of coordinated bombings and gun attacks in Nigeria’s second city. Islamist sect Boko Haram

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Hoping against the odds, a week after cruise tragedy

Debris from the stricken Costa Concordia has washed up on the Tuscan shore as a painful reminder that more than 20 people remain missing. Of the

Debris from the stricken Costa Concordia has washed up on the Tuscan shore as a painful reminder that more than 20 people remain missing. Of the

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Pro-euro Finns lead ahead of presidential poll

Free hot drinks appear to have given Finns a taste for Sauli Niinisto ahead of Saturday’s presidential election to replace Tarja Halonen. The

Free hot drinks appear to have given Finns a taste for Sauli Niinisto ahead of Saturday’s presidential election to replace Tarja Halonen. The

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Britain's regulator turns off Iran's Press TV

Britain’s independent media regulator has pulled the plug on Iran’s state-funded Press TV, claiming its editorial policies are controlled by Tehran

Britain’s independent media regulator has pulled the plug on Iran’s state-funded Press TV, claiming its editorial policies are controlled by Tehran