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2012-10-13

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Spain and Portugal protest against more cuts

Saucepans in hand thousands of people have demonstrated in Spain and Portugal this Saturday making a noise. It is part of the “Global Noise” day, a

Saucepans in hand thousands of people have demonstrated in Spain and Portugal this Saturday making a noise. It is part of the “Global Noise” day, a

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Mali, DRC head agenda at 14th Francophone summit

Secretary-General of the more than 70-nation Francophone French-speaking world, Abdou Diouf, has opened the 14th summit by demanding what he called

Secretary-General of the more than 70-nation Francophone French-speaking world, Abdou Diouf, has opened the 14th summit by demanding what he called

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Paris deputy mayor resigns over money laundering allegations

France’s Green party is facing a major embarrassment after one of its politicians was charged for her alleged role in one the country’s largest ever

France’s Green party is facing a major embarrassment after one of its politicians was charged for her alleged role in one the country’s largest ever

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Egypt Attorney General Mahmoud to stay on in his role

Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi has backed down from a pledge to reassign the country’s Attorney General after Abdel Meguid Mahmoud refused to step

Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi has backed down from a pledge to reassign the country’s Attorney General after Abdel Meguid Mahmoud refused to step

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Demonstration turns violent in Bogota

A demonstration in Colombia’s capital Bogota, to demand changes to the economic policies of President Juan Manuel Santos, turned violent when hooded

A demonstration in Colombia’s capital Bogota, to demand changes to the economic policies of President Juan Manuel Santos, turned violent when hooded

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Erdogan calls for reform of "inactive" UN

The Turks, through Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan, have attacked the UN Security Council for its “inaction” over Syria. Erdogan said the

The Turks, through Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan, have attacked the UN Security Council for its “inaction” over Syria. Erdogan said the

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Migrants saved from sinking off Italian coast

Hundreds more migrants have been rescued off the shores of Italy after their overloaded vessels began to sink. 304 people including 49 women and

Hundreds more migrants have been rescued off the shores of Italy after their overloaded vessels began to sink. 304 people including 49 women and

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Car bomb kills 16 in northwest Pakistan

At least 16 people were killed when a car bomb exploded at a market in northwest Pakistan on Saturday. Twenty-five others were injured in the blast

At least 16 people were killed when a car bomb exploded at a market in northwest Pakistan on Saturday. Twenty-five others were injured in the blast

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Egypt's Prosecutor General says he won't be removed

Egypt’s Prosecutor General is refusing to step down from his position after new President Mohamed Mursi reassigned him to the role of Vatican

Egypt’s Prosecutor General is refusing to step down from his position after new President Mohamed Mursi reassigned him to the role of Vatican

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Syria: another strike on Aleppo

Syria’s largest city, Aleppo, has been bombed by the regime, claimed activists who have uploaded two amateur videos online on Friday. Aleppo has

Syria’s largest city, Aleppo, has been bombed by the regime, claimed activists who have uploaded two amateur videos online on Friday. Aleppo has

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Egypt: clashes between pro and anti Morsi supporters

Clashes broke out between protesters in Cairo after chants against the new Islamist president. Activists called Friday’s protest to demand more

Clashes broke out between protesters in Cairo after chants against the new Islamist president. Activists called Friday’s protest to demand more

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2012 Nobel Peace Prize for the EU

The 2012’s Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to the EU for the successful struggle for peace and reconciliation and for democracy and human rights

The 2012’s Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to the EU for the successful struggle for peace and reconciliation and for democracy and human rights

Sport

Weber takes pole at South Korea Grand Prix

Australian Mark Webber has snatched pole position from his Red Bull team-mate Sebastian Vettel at the Korean Grand Prix. Webber beat the German by

Australian Mark Webber has snatched pole position from his Red Bull team-mate Sebastian Vettel at the Korean Grand Prix. Webber beat the German by

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Abu Dhabi Grand Prix: Day two

Katrin Unterwurzacher of Austria defeated Di Cintio of France to win the women’s under 63 kilogramme gold medal on day two of the Abu Dhabi Judo

Katrin Unterwurzacher of Austria defeated Di Cintio of France to win the women’s under 63 kilogramme gold medal on day two of the Abu Dhabi Judo

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'European GPS' edges closer to completion

Europe’s answer to GPS took another step forward on Friday. A third and fourth Galileo satellite were launched onboard a Russian Soyuz rocket in

Europe’s answer to GPS took another step forward on Friday. A third and fourth Galileo satellite were launched onboard a Russian Soyuz rocket in

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Endeavour goes where it has never gone before

The retired space shuttle Endeavour has gone where it has never gone before. The NASA craft has started a two-day crawl through Los Angeles on

The retired space shuttle Endeavour has gone where it has never gone before. The NASA craft has started a two-day crawl through Los Angeles on

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Argentina seeks to broker seized ship's release

Argentinian officials plan to travel to Ghana to negotiate the release of a seized naval vessel. A Ghananian court ruled the Libertad ship could be

Argentinian officials plan to travel to Ghana to negotiate the release of a seized naval vessel. A Ghananian court ruled the Libertad ship could be

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Mother who super-glued daughter's hands to wall gets 99 years

A young American mother has been given a 99 year jail sentence after admitting super-gluing her two-year-old daughter’s hands to a wall. A court in

A young American mother has been given a 99 year jail sentence after admitting super-gluing her two-year-old daughter’s hands to a wall. A court in

Europe

All eyes on Antwerp when it comes to Flemish independence

If Bart de Wever becomes mayor of Antwerp, it will push the agenda of Flemish independence in Belgium. As well as losing 60 kilograms on a crash

If Bart de Wever becomes mayor of Antwerp, it will push the agenda of Flemish independence in Belgium. As well as losing 60 kilograms on a crash

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Syrian military helicopter bombs border town

Tensions between Turkey and Syria rose further on Friday after a Syrian military helicopter bombed the border town of Azmarin. Turkey sent two

Tensions between Turkey and Syria rose further on Friday after a Syrian military helicopter bombed the border town of Azmarin. Turkey sent two

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Nobel win offers chance for deeper union, say EU officials

The European Union’s Nobel Peace Prize win is an opportunity for further integration, EU figures said on Friday. Martin Schulz, the president of

The European Union’s Nobel Peace Prize win is an opportunity for further integration, EU figures said on Friday. Martin Schulz, the president of

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UN Security Council backs military action in Mali

The UN Security Council has called on African allies and the UN to present a specific plan for military intervention in Mali within 45 days. The

The UN Security Council has called on African allies and the UN to present a specific plan for military intervention in Mali within 45 days. The

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Thieves steal Ghanaian king's crown jewels

A suitcase belonging to Ghana’s King Otomfuo Osei Tutu II has been stolen from his country’s embassy in Oslo, Norweigan police and diplomatic sources

A suitcase belonging to Ghana’s King Otomfuo Osei Tutu II has been stolen from his country’s embassy in Oslo, Norweigan police and diplomatic sources

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Cheers and boos over EU's Nobel Peace Prize

The European Union is celebrating being awarded the 2012 Nobel Peace Prize. It has been receiving congratulations from around the world after the

The European Union is celebrating being awarded the 2012 Nobel Peace Prize. It has been receiving congratulations from around the world after the

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Daily death count mounts in Syria

The violence in Syria continues unabated as rebels attack an oil plant in Idlib province on a day that saw battles rage on several fronts across

The violence in Syria continues unabated as rebels attack an oil plant in Idlib province on a day that saw battles rage on several fronts across