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2012-05-05

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Caddy a Congolese voice for peace

Radio has often been used as a weapon of war in Africa. Caddy Adzuba is a journalist for Radio Okapi in the Democratic Republic of Congo. At all

Radio has often been used as a weapon of war in Africa. Caddy Adzuba is a journalist for Radio Okapi in the Democratic Republic of Congo. At all

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'Women a force that can change the world'

Ituri is a region in the north-east of the Democratic Republic of Congo, where Noella risks her life to help women who have endured all sorts of

Ituri is a region in the north-east of the Democratic Republic of Congo, where Noella risks her life to help women who have endured all sorts of

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Far-flung French kick off presidential poll

Voting in round two of France’s presidential election has already begun with polling stations opening in far-flung territories such as St-Pierre and

Voting in round two of France’s presidential election has already begun with polling stations opening in far-flung territories such as St-Pierre and

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Greece braced for most critical election in decades

Greek voters head to the polls on Sunday in the country’s most critical election in decades. The Socialists and centre-right Democrats have held a

Greek voters head to the polls on Sunday in the country’s most critical election in decades. The Socialists and centre-right Democrats have held a

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Flash floods wreak havoc in Nepal

Dozens of people including three Russian tourists are missing feared dead after flash floods crashed through the Pokhara region of western

Dozens of people including three Russian tourists are missing feared dead after flash floods crashed through the Pokhara region of western

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Police veterans die in coach crash

At least five people are dead after a coach taking retired police officers to a national convention plunged into a canal in northern Italy. Frogmen

At least five people are dead after a coach taking retired police officers to a national convention plunged into a canal in northern Italy. Frogmen

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Protesters clash with troops in Cairo

Protesters threw rocks at troops guarding Egypt’s defence ministry as thousands marched in Cairo to denounce violence against demonstrators and the

Protesters threw rocks at troops guarding Egypt’s defence ministry as thousands marched in Cairo to denounce violence against demonstrators and the

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Austria: in an upside down house

Two Polish architects have spent eight months building a “house upside down” at Terfens-Vomperbach, Tyrol. Irek Glowacki and Marek Rozanski’s idea

Two Polish architects have spent eight months building a “house upside down” at Terfens-Vomperbach, Tyrol. Irek Glowacki and Marek Rozanski’s idea

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Car bomb kills five in Syrian city of Aleppo

A car bomb in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo has killed at least five people, according to the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human

A car bomb in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo has killed at least five people, according to the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human

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Last Japanese nuclear reactor shuts down

“No more Nagasaki, no more Fukushima,” cried thousands of protesters at a rally in Japan as the country’s last working nuclear reactor shut

“No more Nagasaki, no more Fukushima,” cried thousands of protesters at a rally in Japan as the country’s last working nuclear reactor shut

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Bolivia's Morales drops health reform

After weeks of violent protests and even a hunger strike among health workers, Bolivia’s President Evo Morales says he is suspending a controversial

After weeks of violent protests and even a hunger strike among health workers, Bolivia’s President Evo Morales says he is suspending a controversial

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Clinton leaves China without Chen

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has left Beijing after a week overshadowed by the fate of Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng. Strategic and

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has left Beijing after a week overshadowed by the fate of Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng. Strategic and

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9/11 five face arraignment

Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the self-proclaimed mastermind of 9/11, and four alleged co-conspirators are being arraigned today in a special court in

Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the self-proclaimed mastermind of 9/11, and four alleged co-conspirators are being arraigned today in a special court in

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Tories triumph in London contest

The Conservative Boris Johnson has been elected for a second term as mayor of London after beating Labour rival Ken Livingstone in a close contest

The Conservative Boris Johnson has been elected for a second term as mayor of London after beating Labour rival Ken Livingstone in a close contest

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Plan for Syria on track insists UN

The UN says the peace plan for Syria is on track despite numerous reports of violations on the ground. Activists claim that on Friday as many as

The UN says the peace plan for Syria is on track despite numerous reports of violations on the ground. Activists claim that on Friday as many as

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Greek voters hear final party appeals

The Greek general election campaign is over, the competing parties held their final rallies on Friday night. The polls say his PASOK Socialists

The Greek general election campaign is over, the competing parties held their final rallies on Friday night. The polls say his PASOK Socialists

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Far-right to make entry in Greek parliament

In Greece the political effects of the debt crisis have produced a shift in the entire political landscape. Dominated by two parties for decades, the

In Greece the political effects of the debt crisis have produced a shift in the entire political landscape. Dominated by two parties for decades, the

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France takes a day to consider its choice

It’s all over bar the voting. Under French law no electoral campaigning is allowed on the eve of the poll. So France’s forty million voters have a

It’s all over bar the voting. Under French law no electoral campaigning is allowed on the eve of the poll. So France’s forty million voters have a

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Markets await results from France and Greece

The results of the elections in France and Greece are being closely watched by the financial world to see what effect, if any, they might have on the

The results of the elections in France and Greece are being closely watched by the financial world to see what effect, if any, they might have on the

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Hundreds injured in Cairo clashes

A curfew has been imposed around Cairo’s Defence Ministry, after protesters clashed with security forces. According to health officials, more than

A curfew has been imposed around Cairo’s Defence Ministry, after protesters clashed with security forces. According to health officials, more than