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2012-05-13

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Dozens of mutilated bodies found on Mexico highway

The dismembered bodies of 49 people have been found in plastic bags on the side of a road just outside the northern Mexico city of Monterrey. The

The dismembered bodies of 49 people have been found in plastic bags on the side of a road just outside the northern Mexico city of Monterrey. The

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Merkel's centre-right in key regional election defeat: exit poll

Exit polls suggest that Germany’s Social Democrats have trounced Chancellor Angela Merkel’s centre-right party in a regional election in the

Exit polls suggest that Germany’s Social Democrats have trounced Chancellor Angela Merkel’s centre-right party in a regional election in the

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'Stroll through Moscow' protest draws 10,000

Around 10,000 people have joined some of Russia’s most famous writers and poets in an unconventional protest. Organisers say their ‘stroll

Around 10,000 people have joined some of Russia’s most famous writers and poets in an unconventional protest. Organisers say their ‘stroll

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Greece looks set for repeat election

Greece looks to be heading for a repeat election as the country’s three biggest parties appear unable to agree over an EU-IMF bailout. The leaders

Greece looks to be heading for a repeat election as the country’s three biggest parties appear unable to agree over an EU-IMF bailout. The leaders

Sport

Maldonado makes Williams winners again

Fernando Alonso took the lead at the start of the Spanish grand prix, but could not hold it as Pastor Maldonado confirmed his practice form by taking

Fernando Alonso took the lead at the start of the Spanish grand prix, but could not hold it as Pastor Maldonado confirmed his practice form by taking

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Hamburg Port Celebrates 823rd Birthday

Hamburg has celebrated the 823rd Birthday of its Harbour, attracting more than 1,5 million visitors.

Hamburg has celebrated the 823rd Birthday of its Harbour, attracting more than 1,5 million visitors.

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Giant picnic in Paris

Over 300 Parisians gathered on Sunday for a nostalgic bicycle ride from the centre of Paris to the Vincennes Forest for a picnic. It was the fourth

Over 300 Parisians gathered on Sunday for a nostalgic bicycle ride from the centre of Paris to the Vincennes Forest for a picnic. It was the fourth

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Afghanistan: peace negotiator shot dead, four soldiers killed

A top Afghan official negotiating a peace deal with the Taliban has been shot dead in Afghanistan’s capital Kabul. Maulvi Arsala Rahmani, a former

A top Afghan official negotiating a peace deal with the Taliban has been shot dead in Afghanistan’s capital Kabul. Maulvi Arsala Rahmani, a former

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Sectarian clashes rock Lebanese city of Tripoli

The northern Lebanese city of Tripoli has been rocked by sectarian clashes between loyalists of Syrian President Bashar Assad and opponents. The

The northern Lebanese city of Tripoli has been rocked by sectarian clashes between loyalists of Syrian President Bashar Assad and opponents. The

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Floods in Georgia

Floods caused by heavy rain on Sunday (May 13) killed five people, two of them children, in one of the districts of ex-Soviet Georgia’s capital

Floods caused by heavy rain on Sunday (May 13) killed five people, two of them children, in one of the districts of ex-Soviet Georgia’s capital

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Key German regional vote to send anti-austerity message

Voters in Germany’s most populous state could send an anti-austerity message to Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Christian Democrat party on Sunday as they

Voters in Germany’s most populous state could send an anti-austerity message to Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Christian Democrat party on Sunday as they

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Greek leaders hold last-ditch coalition talks

Greece’s top three political parties on Sunday held talks with President Karolos Papoulias in a final bid to form a government. The head of state

Greece’s top three political parties on Sunday held talks with President Karolos Papoulias in a final bid to form a government. The head of state

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Two dead after Alawite-Sunni clashes in Lebanon

Two people have been killed in fighting in the Lebanese city of Tripoli. The clashes between members of the Alawite minority loyal to Syrian

Two people have been killed in fighting in the Lebanese city of Tripoli. The clashes between members of the Alawite minority loyal to Syrian

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Madrid police clear 'Indignados' protest

Police in Madrid have cleared tens of thousands of anti-capitalist protesters from the city’s Puerta de Sol. The Indignados, or the indignants, are

Police in Madrid have cleared tens of thousands of anti-capitalist protesters from the city’s Puerta de Sol. The Indignados, or the indignants, are

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Italian tax office in firebomb attack

Two firebombs were thrown at the offices of Italy’s tax enforcement agency in Livorno on Saturday. They landed on the doorsteps of the Equitalia

Two firebombs were thrown at the offices of Italy’s tax enforcement agency in Livorno on Saturday. They landed on the doorsteps of the Equitalia

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Republican Romney says no to gay marriage

US Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has spoken out against gay marriage. Addressing a graduation ceremony at a university in

US Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has spoken out against gay marriage. Addressing a graduation ceremony at a university in

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Spain 'Indignados' march on Madrid

Around 100.000 Spanish “indignados” have begun a four day protest in Madrid to mark the first anniversary of their anti-austerity movement. The

Around 100.000 Spanish “indignados” have begun a four day protest in Madrid to mark the first anniversary of their anti-austerity movement. The

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Spain's 'Indignados' hold first anniversary protest

Spain’s ‘Indignados’ gathered in Madrid’s Puerta del Sol square on Saturday to mark the first anniversary of the birth of the movement. Estimates

Spain’s ‘Indignados’ gathered in Madrid’s Puerta del Sol square on Saturday to mark the first anniversary of the birth of the movement. Estimates

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European central bankers mull Greek euro exit

European Central bankers are talking about the possibility of Greece leaving the eurozone. The inability to form an administration since last

European Central bankers are talking about the possibility of Greece leaving the eurozone. The inability to form an administration since last

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French leftist Melenchon takes on Le Pen

The leader of the Left Front Jean-Lec Melenchon will contest the same seat as the far-right National Front’s Marine Le Pen in the upcoming

The leader of the Left Front Jean-Lec Melenchon will contest the same seat as the far-right National Front’s Marine Le Pen in the upcoming

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Kürt yönetimi Mossad iddialarını yalanladı

Kuzey Irak Bölgesel Yönetimi, Mossad ajanlarının Kuzey Irak’taki faaliyetlerine göz yumulduğu yönündeki İranlı diplomatların iddialarını yalanladı

Kuzey Irak Bölgesel Yönetimi, Mossad ajanlarının Kuzey Irak’taki faaliyetlerine göz yumulduğu yönündeki İranlı diplomatların iddialarını yalanladı

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Trio in London black cab make record journey

Three British university students have clocked up the world record for the longest ever journey by taxi, which would have cost 96,000 euros if the

Three British university students have clocked up the world record for the longest ever journey by taxi, which would have cost 96,000 euros if the