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2012-06-09

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Spain confirms banks to get eurozone aid plan

The Spanish finance minister has confirmed the country’s request for help for its troubled banks from the rest of the eurozone. Luis de Guindos

The Spanish finance minister has confirmed the country’s request for help for its troubled banks from the rest of the eurozone. Luis de Guindos

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Hollande confirms early withdrawal after Taliban kill French troops

Four French soldiers and an Afghan interpreter have been killed by a suicide bomber in eastern Afghanistan. The Taliban have said they were behind

Four French soldiers and an Afghan interpreter have been killed by a suicide bomber in eastern Afghanistan. The Taliban have said they were behind

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Russia wants Iran involved over Syrian conflict

As the death toll in Syria grows ever higher, key Damascus ally Russia says it would support the departure of President Bashar al-Assad – but only if

As the death toll in Syria grows ever higher, key Damascus ally Russia says it would support the departure of President Bashar al-Assad – but only if

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Britain's Prince Philip leaves hospital after infection

Prince Philip, the husband of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth, has left hospital in London on the eve of his 91st birthday after a five-day stay for a

Prince Philip, the husband of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth, has left hospital in London on the eve of his 91st birthday after a five-day stay for a

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China shows off latest Terracotta Army exhibits

China has shown off its latest discoveries after excavating more Terracotta Army statues from their site in Xi’an. They include statues of

China has shown off its latest discoveries after excavating more Terracotta Army statues from their site in Xi’an. They include statues of

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Actress Lindsay Lohan unhurt after car crash

Actress Lindsay Lohan has escaped injury after a serious car crash in southern California. The black Porsche she was driving and a truck collided

Actress Lindsay Lohan has escaped injury after a serious car crash in southern California. The black Porsche she was driving and a truck collided

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Major rescue operation as monsoon hits Wales

Rescue services have been airlifting holidaymakers to safety after floods hit several camp sites in Wales. Monsoon-scale rains and high winds have

Rescue services have been airlifting holidaymakers to safety after floods hit several camp sites in Wales. Monsoon-scale rains and high winds have

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FEMEN activists strip in Euro 2012 protest

FEMEN activists staged a nude protest against the Euro 2012 championship in front of Warsaw’s National Stadium. The activists were angry about

FEMEN activists staged a nude protest against the Euro 2012 championship in front of Warsaw’s National Stadium. The activists were angry about

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Bolivians march against Canadian miner

Members of indigenous communities from Mallku Kota region, clash with police officers during a protest in La Paz. They were protesting against mining

Members of indigenous communities from Mallku Kota region, clash with police officers during a protest in La Paz. They were protesting against mining

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Four French soldiers killed in Afghan suicide blast

Four French soldiers have been killed in an apparent suicide attack in Afghanistan. In Paris the Elysée Palace confirmed the news, adding that five

Four French soldiers have been killed in an apparent suicide attack in Afghanistan. In Paris the Elysée Palace confirmed the news, adding that five

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Russia v Czech Republic: How it happened

The Russian team got off to a flying start with their 4-1 victory over the Czech Republic. The opening goal after just 15 minutes was started and

The Russian team got off to a flying start with their 4-1 victory over the Czech Republic. The opening goal after just 15 minutes was started and

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Poland delights at Euro 2012 kick-off

Polish fans are delighted at the flying start their country has given the Euro2012 tournament, despite the home team only managing a draw in its

Polish fans are delighted at the flying start their country has given the Euro2012 tournament, despite the home team only managing a draw in its

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Russian fans cheer great start to Euro 2012

Russian fans have been celebrating after their team beat the Czech Republic 4-1 on day one of the Euro 2012 finals. Now they are hoping to go all

Russian fans have been celebrating after their team beat the Czech Republic 4-1 on day one of the Euro 2012 finals. Now they are hoping to go all

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Poland v Greece: How it happened

Euro 2012 got underway with a one all draw between the co-hosts Poland and Greece. Lets have an in depth look at how the tournament opener unfolded

Euro 2012 got underway with a one all draw between the co-hosts Poland and Greece. Lets have an in depth look at how the tournament opener unfolded

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Jamaican drug lord jailed for 23 years

A notorious Jamaican drug lord has been jailed for 23 years in the US. Christopher ‘Dudus’ Coke was captured in 2010 after a large-scale police

A notorious Jamaican drug lord has been jailed for 23 years in the US. Christopher ‘Dudus’ Coke was captured in 2010 after a large-scale police

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Demonstration in Athens after TV slapping

Thousands of people have turned out in Athens, to protest against the far-right Golden Dawn party. It comes after one of its members hit a

Thousands of people have turned out in Athens, to protest against the far-right Golden Dawn party. It comes after one of its members hit a

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Killings continue in Syria as UN reaches "massacre" village

Another night, another reported mass killing in Syria. This time it i s claimed 17 people including 10 women were slaughtered in Deraa where the

Another night, another reported mass killing in Syria. This time it i s claimed 17 people including 10 women were slaughtered in Deraa where the

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Tension mounts ahead of Egypt's presidential election

A week before the second round of Egypt’s presidential election, there has been a mass protest against candidate Ahmed Shafik in Cairo’s Tahrir

A week before the second round of Egypt’s presidential election, there has been a mass protest against candidate Ahmed Shafik in Cairo’s Tahrir

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Human remains found in Syrian village

United Nations monitors have found human remains in a Syrian village, where it is claimed 78 people were massacred. They also discovered evidence

United Nations monitors have found human remains in a Syrian village, where it is claimed 78 people were massacred. They also discovered evidence

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Conference call on Spanish banking crisis

Eurozone finance ministers will hold a conference call this afternoon on Spain’s banking crisis, after which it is expected Madrid will seek aid of

Eurozone finance ministers will hold a conference call this afternoon on Spain’s banking crisis, after which it is expected Madrid will seek aid of

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UN peacekeepers killed in Ivory Coast

Seven United Nations peacekeepers from Niger have been killed in an ambush in Ivory Coast. The soldiers were on patrol near the border with Liberia

Seven United Nations peacekeepers from Niger have been killed in an ambush in Ivory Coast. The soldiers were on patrol near the border with Liberia

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Conference aims to boost business in Africa

Hundreds of policymakers and financial experts have converged on Gabon’s capital, Libreville, for a three-day conference aimed at boosting business

Hundreds of policymakers and financial experts have converged on Gabon’s capital, Libreville, for a three-day conference aimed at boosting business

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Opposition claims new Russian law gags dissent

From today the price of protest gets more expensive in Russia, at least for those who break the law. President Putin has signed into effect steep

From today the price of protest gets more expensive in Russia, at least for those who break the law. President Putin has signed into effect steep

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British PM plans to make forced marriage a criminal offence

Parents who force their children to marry in England and Wales could be jailed in future. The British government is planning to make forced marriage

Parents who force their children to marry in England and Wales could be jailed in future. The British government is planning to make forced marriage

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EURO 2012: Russia thrash the Czech Republic to start on high note

Russia got their Euro 2012 Group B campaign off to a blistering start courtesy of a 4-1 drubbing of the Czech Republic in Wroklaw, Poland on

Russia got their Euro 2012 Group B campaign off to a blistering start courtesy of a 4-1 drubbing of the Czech Republic in Wroklaw, Poland on

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First two Euro2012 games watched by millions

Millions of football fans around Europe have been glued to the first two opening games of the Euro2012. In Warsaw, tens of thousands of people who

Millions of football fans around Europe have been glued to the first two opening games of the Euro2012. In Warsaw, tens of thousands of people who

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Palestinian footballer: 84 days on hunger strike

A UN human rights expert has called for the “immediate release” of Palestinian footballer Mahmoud Al Sarsak who has been on hunger strike in an

A UN human rights expert has called for the “immediate release” of Palestinian footballer Mahmoud Al Sarsak who has been on hunger strike in an

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Families facing eviction take fight to Bankia

A small group of homeowners facing eviction took direct action in Madrid today, storming a local branch of the recently nationalised Bankia. Part

A small group of homeowners facing eviction took direct action in Madrid today, storming a local branch of the recently nationalised Bankia. Part