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2012-09-09

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Ambrosetti forum lays out possible paths for EU

The Ambrosetti Forum in northern Italy has seen a group of European leaders call for more democracy to resolve the euro crisis. Italy’s prime

The Ambrosetti Forum in northern Italy has seen a group of European leaders call for more democracy to resolve the euro crisis. Italy’s prime

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Shooting survivor returns home from French alps

One of the two surviving girls from the assassinations in the French alps, four year-old Zeena al-Hilli, is back home in Britain. She has returned

One of the two surviving girls from the assassinations in the French alps, four year-old Zeena al-Hilli, is back home in Britain. She has returned

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Soros says Germany should lead EU, or leave it

Has Athens done enough? This weekend is all about whether the Greek’s international creditors, the troika, think actions taken and measures on the

Has Athens done enough? This weekend is all about whether the Greek’s international creditors, the troika, think actions taken and measures on the

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Dozens killed by deadly wave of attacks across Iraq

At least 58 people have died following a string of attacks across Iraq, including a car bomb outside a French consulate. The most serious incident

At least 58 people have died following a string of attacks across Iraq, including a car bomb outside a French consulate. The most serious incident

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Circumcision unites German Jews and Muslims

A group of several hundred people, mainly Jews but also including Muslims and Christians, has demonstrated in Berlin for the right to

A group of several hundred people, mainly Jews but also including Muslims and Christians, has demonstrated in Berlin for the right to

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Death sentence for fugitive Iraqi vice president

An Iraqi court has sentenced to death the fugitive Vice President Tareq al-Hashemi following his conviction for murder. Hashemi, a Sunni, fled the

An Iraqi court has sentenced to death the fugitive Vice President Tareq al-Hashemi following his conviction for murder. Hashemi, a Sunni, fled the

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Air power pounds eastern Aleppo

Syrian activists say dozens of people have died after government planes bombarded the east Aleppo suburb of Hananou. It is the latest flashpoint in

Syrian activists say dozens of people have died after government planes bombarded the east Aleppo suburb of Hananou. It is the latest flashpoint in

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Dozens killed as Iraq hit by wave of deadly attacks

More than 40 people have been killed and dozens more injured following a wave of deadly attacks and blasts across Iraq. In one of the worst

More than 40 people have been killed and dozens more injured following a wave of deadly attacks and blasts across Iraq. In one of the worst

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APEC promises growth and free markets

Asia-Pacific leaders meeting in Russian port city of Vladivostok have promised to boost growth in an effort to revive the flagging global

Asia-Pacific leaders meeting in Russian port city of Vladivostok have promised to boost growth in an effort to revive the flagging global

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Anti-corruption rally on Brazil's Independence Day

Thousand of people marched against corruption in Brazil’s capital as President Dilma Rousseff celebrated the country’s independence day close by.

Thousand of people marched against corruption in Brazil’s capital as President Dilma Rousseff celebrated the country’s independence day close by.

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Thousands without power as tornado hit New York

A rare tornado struck New York City on Saturday night as a line of fierce thunderstorms swept the region, knocking out power to thousands of

A rare tornado struck New York City on Saturday night as a line of fierce thunderstorms swept the region, knocking out power to thousands of

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China: fleeing earthquake landslides

Residents of Yunnan Province in China flee helped by rescuers to avoid landslides following an earthquake.

Residents of Yunnan Province in China flee helped by rescuers to avoid landslides following an earthquake.

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Pakistan: child accused of blasphemy freed

The young Christian girl accused of burning pages from the Koran in Pakistan has been freed and was taken by an army helicopter from prison to an

The young Christian girl accused of burning pages from the Koran in Pakistan has been freed and was taken by an army helicopter from prison to an

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Greece's Golden Dawn attack market vendors

Members of Greece’s extreme-right Golden Dawn party are under investigation for posing as police. It comes after the emergence of a video which

Members of Greece’s extreme-right Golden Dawn party are under investigation for posing as police. It comes after the emergence of a video which

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Hong Kong backs down over patriotism lessons ahead of poll

Hong Kong voters are casting their ballots in Legislative Council elections, in the wake of anti-China protests. Plans for mandatory Chinese

Hong Kong voters are casting their ballots in Legislative Council elections, in the wake of anti-China protests. Plans for mandatory Chinese

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Thousands join austerity protests in Greece

Debt-ridden Greece has been hit by more austerity protests. In Thessaloniki, farmers dumped watermelons in the street to vent their anger over a

Debt-ridden Greece has been hit by more austerity protests. In Thessaloniki, farmers dumped watermelons in the street to vent their anger over a

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Madrid: 'EuroVegas' gambling resort sparks protest

Hundreds of demonstrators have turned out to protest against plans for a new gambling resort in Madrid. The city has been chosen over Barcelona as

Hundreds of demonstrators have turned out to protest against plans for a new gambling resort in Madrid. The city has been chosen over Barcelona as

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Venice: South Korean film scoops Golden Lion

Kim Ki-duk’s brutal South Korean story of love and revenge has scooped the Golden Lion award for best picture, at the Venice film festival. ‘Pieta’

Kim Ki-duk’s brutal South Korean story of love and revenge has scooped the Golden Lion award for best picture, at the Venice film festival. ‘Pieta’

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Blasphemy suspect flown to safety by Pakistani army

Blasphemy suspect Rimsha Masih has finally left prison in Pakistan. She was taken in an armoured car to Rawalpindi on Saturday, where she was

Blasphemy suspect Rimsha Masih has finally left prison in Pakistan. She was taken in an armoured car to Rawalpindi on Saturday, where she was

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Bernard Arnault, France's richest man, seeks Belgian citizenship

The world’s fourth richest man, Frenchman Bernard Arnault, the boss of luxury goods giant LVMH, is seeking Belgian citizenship. For all but three

The world’s fourth richest man, Frenchman Bernard Arnault, the boss of luxury goods giant LVMH, is seeking Belgian citizenship. For all but three