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2012-03-03

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Heated debate at centre of talks on constitution

The start of the process to create a new constitution for Egypt got underway in the Cairo International Conference Centre. The two chambers met for

The start of the process to create a new constitution for Egypt got underway in the Cairo International Conference Centre. The two chambers met for

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Baby fighting sleep

Turkey: a baby tries to fight sleep…! Who’s going to win?

Turkey: a baby tries to fight sleep…! Who’s going to win?

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Mardi gras in Sydney

Tens of thousands of people braved a wet Saturday night in Sydney for the city’s annual Mardi Gras – a huge gay and lesbian parade that attracts

Tens of thousands of people braved a wet Saturday night in Sydney for the city’s annual Mardi Gras – a huge gay and lesbian parade that attracts

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Turkey: high heels race

This race is for women wearing high heels which have to be at least 7 centimetres high and 1.5 centimetres thick. Around 100 women attended the race

This race is for women wearing high heels which have to be at least 7 centimetres high and 1.5 centimetres thick. Around 100 women attended the race

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USA: More than 30 people killed by tornadoes

“We are no match for Mother Nature at her worst.” So says Mitch Daniels, the Governor of Indiana, after it and three other US states were hit by

“We are no match for Mother Nature at her worst.” So says Mitch Daniels, the Governor of Indiana, after it and three other US states were hit by

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Russia's pre-election day of silence

As polling booths in Russia are being prepared for Sunday’s presidential election, the rest of the country is silent. There is no campaigning and

As polling booths in Russia are being prepared for Sunday’s presidential election, the rest of the country is silent. There is no campaigning and

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US sends election observer to village in China

It was no ordinary village election. As the people of Wukan in southern China voted for their local representatives, an observer from the

It was no ordinary village election. As the people of Wukan in southern China voted for their local representatives, an observer from the

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Baba Amro 'clear of terrorists' - Syrian government

As the pounding of Homs continues, the Syrian government says the Baba Amro district of Homs is now “rid of terrorists”. Activists have reported

As the pounding of Homs continues, the Syrian government says the Baba Amro district of Homs is now “rid of terrorists”. Activists have reported

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Syria: Red Cross convoy denied access to Baba Amro

The International Committee of the Red Cross has told euronews that its aid convoy is still being denied access to the shattered Baba Amro district

The International Committee of the Red Cross has told euronews that its aid convoy is still being denied access to the shattered Baba Amro district

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Italy: Pre-trial hearing into Costa Concordia disaster

In Italy, all eyes are on a theatre in Tuscany where a preliminary hearing is taking place into the deadly capsizing of the Costa Concordia cruise

In Italy, all eyes are on a theatre in Tuscany where a preliminary hearing is taking place into the deadly capsizing of the Costa Concordia cruise

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Athens: A short-lived legacy

The Olympic Stadium in Athens eight years ago. A place where Olympic dreams came true. A proud moment in the modern history of Athens. Images of

The Olympic Stadium in Athens eight years ago. A place where Olympic dreams came true. A proud moment in the modern history of Athens. Images of

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Syria: Red Cross reportedly enters Baba Amro

Reports from Syria say a Red Cross team has finally been able to enter the war-shattered area of Baba Amro in the city of Homs. But a spokesman for

Reports from Syria say a Red Cross team has finally been able to enter the war-shattered area of Baba Amro in the city of Homs. But a spokesman for

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BP reaches $7.8 billion deal over Gulf of Mexico oil spill

BP says it has reached a $7.8 billion out of court settlement with some of those taking legal action over the worst offshore oil spill in

BP says it has reached a $7.8 billion out of court settlement with some of those taking legal action over the worst offshore oil spill in

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US tornadoes cause more deaths

In the US, at least 15 people have died after powerful storms and tornadoes swept through vast swathes of the Midwest and the South. Nine of the

In the US, at least 15 people have died after powerful storms and tornadoes swept through vast swathes of the Midwest and the South. Nine of the

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Moody's downgrades Greece after debt swap

The credit agency Moody’s has cut Greece’s rating again because it says there’s still a risk of a default despite the recent debt deal with private

The credit agency Moody’s has cut Greece’s rating again because it says there’s still a risk of a default despite the recent debt deal with private

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USA: All to play for in Republican primaries

The race for the Republican nomination for the White House continues with Mitt Romney being tipped to win Washington state on Saturday. Romney has

The race for the Republican nomination for the White House continues with Mitt Romney being tipped to win Washington state on Saturday. Romney has

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Iran awaits outcome of battle of conservatives

Counting is underway in Iran’s parliamentary election, seen as a battle between rival conservative hardliners. It is the first national poll since

Counting is underway in Iran’s parliamentary election, seen as a battle between rival conservative hardliners. It is the first national poll since

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French Photographer describes Syrian "nightmare"

Injured French journalist Edith Bouvier arrived home on Friday on a stretcher, following a terrifying ordeal covering the Syrian uprising. Bouvier

Injured French journalist Edith Bouvier arrived home on Friday on a stretcher, following a terrifying ordeal covering the Syrian uprising. Bouvier