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2012-03-01

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Russian election: Putin profile

Russia’s strong man, Vladimir Putin, announced last September he was a candidate for the presidency again – ‘the’ candidate, if his confident stance

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New look for Turkish lira

The Turkish prime minister has unveiled the new symbol for his country’s currency, the lira. It was chosen from more than 8,000 entries in a

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Hellish cruise ends in paradise

The nightmare journey of passengers on board the stricken Costa Allegra cruise ship has come to an end. Weary and relieved, they disembarked at the

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Bosnia, 20 bitter years

Independent Bosnia Herzegovina marks its 20th anniversary still haunted. You would not know it to look at Sarajevo today that it suffered under

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Russia: back to super power?

Here is a glimpse into Russia’s view of geopolitical influences. At an international defence conference in 2007, its president dumped diplomatic