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2012-03-11

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Sarkozy talks protecting European businesses and borders

With the presidential elections fast approaching, incumbent Nicolas Sarkozy is stepping up the rhetoric, as he lags behind in the polls. Sarkozy

With the presidential elections fast approaching, incumbent Nicolas Sarkozy is stepping up the rhetoric, as he lags behind in the polls. Sarkozy

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Never forget quake memories, says Japan's Akihito

Exactly a year on from the enormously destructive earthquake and tsunami, Japan has commemorated the events of that day in ceremonies around the

Exactly a year on from the enormously destructive earthquake and tsunami, Japan has commemorated the events of that day in ceremonies around the

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Tibetan protest in India

Hundreds of Tibetan exiles marched through parts of New Delhi to mark the anniversaries of the unsuccessful 1959 revolt and anti-Beijing riots which

Hundreds of Tibetan exiles marched through parts of New Delhi to mark the anniversaries of the unsuccessful 1959 revolt and anti-Beijing riots which

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Victorious Slovak social democrats vow to fulfil promises

Former prime minister Robert Fico has led his centre-left social democratic SMER party to victory in elections in Slovakia. With over 44 percent

Former prime minister Robert Fico has led his centre-left social democratic SMER party to victory in elections in Slovakia. With over 44 percent

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US soldier kills Afghan civilians in shooting rampage

A number of Afghan families are in mourning after a US soldier killed at least 16 civilians in a night-time shooting spree. Women, children and

A number of Afghan families are in mourning after a US soldier killed at least 16 civilians in a night-time shooting spree. Women, children and

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Syria violence moves to Idlib as Annan seeks peace

Activists claim the Syrian government is continuing its offensive in Homs, despite success in crushing the rebel resistance. Amateur footage posted

Activists claim the Syrian government is continuing its offensive in Homs, despite success in crushing the rebel resistance. Amateur footage posted

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Tsunami survivors remember lost loved ones

Cities across northeastern Japan have been holding their own memorials for the tsunami’s victims, and those of the nuclear crisis that followed. In

Cities across northeastern Japan have been holding their own memorials for the tsunami’s victims, and those of the nuclear crisis that followed. In

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US soldier kills several civilians in Afghan shooting spree

An American soldier has killed or wounded at least a dozen civilians in southern Afghanistan after having a breakdown, according to reports. He’s

An American soldier has killed or wounded at least a dozen civilians in southern Afghanistan after having a breakdown, according to reports. He’s

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Israeli strike 'kills Palestinian boy' in new Gaza assault

A 12-year-old Palestinian boy has been killed in a third successive day of Israeli strikes on Gaza, according to local medical sources. Another

A 12-year-old Palestinian boy has been killed in a third successive day of Israeli strikes on Gaza, according to local medical sources. Another

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Anti-nuclear rallies in Europe a year after Fukushima

Anti-nuclear demonstrations in Europe have marked the one year anniversary of the Fukushima nuclear disaster. In France, nearly 700 people, half of

Anti-nuclear demonstrations in Europe have marked the one year anniversary of the Fukushima nuclear disaster. In France, nearly 700 people, half of

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Japan marks quake and tsunami anniversary

Exactly a year on from the enormously destructive earthquake and tsunami, Japan is remembering. Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko led a minute of

Exactly a year on from the enormously destructive earthquake and tsunami, Japan is remembering. Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko led a minute of

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US Republican race: Santorum wins Kansas caucuses

Conservative Rick Santorum has cruised to victory in the Kansas caucuses. The win keeps alive his hopes of being the US Republicans’ presidential

Conservative Rick Santorum has cruised to victory in the Kansas caucuses. The win keeps alive his hopes of being the US Republicans’ presidential

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Slovakia: Election triumph for opposition left

The political comeback of Slovakia’s former prime minister Robert Fico looks complete. All the signs are that his leftist opposition party has won

The political comeback of Slovakia’s former prime minister Robert Fico looks complete. All the signs are that his leftist opposition party has won

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Swiss expected to say 'no' to more time off work

The people of Switzerland are voting today on whether they should be granted extra annual paid leave from work. While many of us would be rushing

The people of Switzerland are voting today on whether they should be granted extra annual paid leave from work. While many of us would be rushing

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Kenya: Deadly blasts hit bus terminal

At least five people have been killed and around 60 injured in a grenade attack on a bus station in Kenya’s capital Nairobi. There was no immediate

At least five people have been killed and around 60 injured in a grenade attack on a bus station in Kenya’s capital Nairobi. There was no immediate