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2012-09-08

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EU concensus on tougher Syrian sanctions

With Damascus and Aleppo still trembling with heavy fighting this Saturday Cyprus, the current EU presiding nation, says a consensus has been reached

With Damascus and Aleppo still trembling with heavy fighting this Saturday Cyprus, the current EU presiding nation, says a consensus has been reached

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Police search Saad al-Hilli home as murder hunt continues

Police in southeast England have been searching the Claygate home in Surrey of a British family gunned down while holidaying in the French Alps. It

Police in southeast England have been searching the Claygate home in Surrey of a British family gunned down while holidaying in the French Alps. It

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Sir Paul McCartney receives France's top award

Sir Paul McCartney has been made an officer of the Legion of Honour, one of France’s most prestigious awards. The former Beatle looked delighted with

Sir Paul McCartney has been made an officer of the Legion of Honour, one of France’s most prestigious awards. The former Beatle looked delighted with

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Syria elbows into APEC summit

No major breakthroughs are being expected from the Asia-Pacific summit underway in Vladivostok, but as the 21-nation forum brings America and Russia

No major breakthroughs are being expected from the Asia-Pacific summit underway in Vladivostok, but as the 21-nation forum brings America and Russia

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Portuguese bemoan "unfair" tax rise for workers

Portugal’s tough new austerity measures have been widely criticised as an attack on workers. The government’s announced a raft of changes

Portugal’s tough new austerity measures have been widely criticised as an attack on workers. The government’s announced a raft of changes

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Greek anger rises ahead of fresh cuts

Pensioners have been marching in Athens to protest against further cuts planned by the Greek government, and yet to be announced. Their pensions

Pensioners have been marching in Athens to protest against further cuts planned by the Greek government, and yet to be announced. Their pensions

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Refugee life in Turkey

Having fled fighting across Syria, refugees try to adapt and live as normal life as possible in one of the camps on the border between Syria and

Having fled fighting across Syria, refugees try to adapt and live as normal life as possible in one of the camps on the border between Syria and

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Greek police and firefighters austerity protest

In Greece, policemen and firefighters marched against government austerity cuts, with slogans such as “Shame, you’re delivering the final blow to the

In Greece, policemen and firefighters marched against government austerity cuts, with slogans such as “Shame, you’re delivering the final blow to the

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USA: dancing cop arrests traffic in Charlotte

Deputies from Clayton county called to help direct heavy traffic during the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte decided to spice up their

Deputies from Clayton county called to help direct heavy traffic during the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte decided to spice up their

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Cessna jet in fatal crash close to Italy's Ciampino airport

Two people have died when a Cessna aircraft they were in crashed into a car depot near Rome’s Ciampino airport. Authorities believe the plane may

Two people have died when a Cessna aircraft they were in crashed into a car depot near Rome’s Ciampino airport. Authorities believe the plane may

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Sea search continues for lost Tunisian migrants

A massive air and sea search is continuing for dozens of suspected Tunisian migrants lost when a ship capsized on Thursday night near Italy’s

A massive air and sea search is continuing for dozens of suspected Tunisian migrants lost when a ship capsized on Thursday night near Italy’s

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Multiple deadly attacks mar Afghan national holiday

The Taliban says it was behind a suicide attack near the heavily guarded NATO headquarters in the Afghan capital, Kabul, as the country marks a

The Taliban says it was behind a suicide attack near the heavily guarded NATO headquarters in the Afghan capital, Kabul, as the country marks a

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Suicide bomber strikes near NATO HQ in Kabul

At least six people have been killed in a suicide attack close to the heavily guarded NATO headquarters in the Afghan capital, Kabul. The bomber

At least six people have been killed in a suicide attack close to the heavily guarded NATO headquarters in the Afghan capital, Kabul. The bomber

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Rescuers struggle to reach remote areas after China quake

Rescue workers are continuing efforts to reach remote communities hit by back-to-back earthquakes in southwestern China. At least 80 people are

Rescue workers are continuing efforts to reach remote communities hit by back-to-back earthquakes in southwestern China. At least 80 people are

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Unions slam Portugal's new austerity measures

There has been fierce condemnation of new tough austerity measures announced by Portugal’s prime minister. Pedro Passos Coehlo said last night the

There has been fierce condemnation of new tough austerity measures announced by Portugal’s prime minister. Pedro Passos Coehlo said last night the

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US election: Romney slams Obama over jobs report

A bleak monthly US jobs report has put Barack Obama on the defensive, as he hits the campaign trail ahead of November’s presidential election. The

A bleak monthly US jobs report has put Barack Obama on the defensive, as he hits the campaign trail ahead of November’s presidential election. The

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Brother of French Alps murder victim rejects dispute claims

The brother of a British man shot dead in the French Alps has denied that he was involved in a financial feud with his sibling. Saad al-Hilli was

The brother of a British man shot dead in the French Alps has denied that he was involved in a financial feud with his sibling. Saad al-Hilli was

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Lufthansa agrees to mediation to end cabin crew strike

Cabin crew from Germany’s largest airline Lufthansa are returning to work following their latest walk-out. Friday’s one-day national strike led to

Cabin crew from Germany’s largest airline Lufthansa are returning to work following their latest walk-out. Friday’s one-day national strike led to

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Venice film festival finale

The closing credits will roll on this year’s Venice film festival on Saturday. Eleven days of screenings, parties and interviews will end with an

The closing credits will roll on this year’s Venice film festival on Saturday. Eleven days of screenings, parties and interviews will end with an

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Spain to discuss ECB bond-buying conditions next week

Spain says it will discuss the conditions attached to the European Central Bank’s new bond-buying scheme with eurozone finance ministers next

Spain says it will discuss the conditions attached to the European Central Bank’s new bond-buying scheme with eurozone finance ministers next

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Tunisian Islamists seek purge of Ben Ali loyalists

Thousands of protesters took to the streets of Tunis on Friday to call for members of the former regime to be rooted out of key parts of Tunisian

Thousands of protesters took to the streets of Tunis on Friday to call for members of the former regime to be rooted out of key parts of Tunisian