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2012-10-20

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Luxembourg: the balcony kiss

After the marriage of the heir to Luxembourg’s throne Guillaume to Belgian Countess Stéphanie de Lannoy, the couple kissed on a palace balcony to the

After the marriage of the heir to Luxembourg’s throne Guillaume to Belgian Countess Stéphanie de Lannoy, the couple kissed on a palace balcony to the

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Israeli navy seizes European Gaza aid ship

A pro-Palestinian ship loaded with humanitarian supplies has been seized by Israeli warships to prevent it docking in the Gaza Strip. The Estelle

A pro-Palestinian ship loaded with humanitarian supplies has been seized by Israeli warships to prevent it docking in the Gaza Strip. The Estelle

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London: Thousands take part in anti-austerity protest

Nurses, cleaners and ambulance drivers have joined thousands of other demonstrators in London, to vent their anger over public spending cuts and tax

Nurses, cleaners and ambulance drivers have joined thousands of other demonstrators in London, to vent their anger over public spending cuts and tax

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Libya still not free on Gaddafi death anniversary

Exactly a year to the day after the death of Libya’s Muammar Gaddafi, his influence is still the cause of violence according to the country’s

Exactly a year to the day after the death of Libya’s Muammar Gaddafi, his influence is still the cause of violence according to the country’s

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Russia: Hackers target opposition internet election, organisers claim

What is being billed as Russia’s largest ever internet election is said to have been attacked by hackers.Critics of President Vladimir Putin are

What is being billed as Russia’s largest ever internet election is said to have been attacked by hackers.Critics of President Vladimir Putin are

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Palestinians vote in West Bank poll

Palestinians in the West Bank are heading to the ballot box for the first time in six years. Seats on local councils across the Palestinian

Palestinians in the West Bank are heading to the ballot box for the first time in six years. Seats on local councils across the Palestinian

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UK: Savile paedophile inquiry becomes criminal

The mounting claims of child sex-abuse levelled against the late BBC presenter Sir Jimmy Savile have turned into a formal criminal inquiry. The

The mounting claims of child sex-abuse levelled against the late BBC presenter Sir Jimmy Savile have turned into a formal criminal inquiry. The

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Egypt: anti-Muslim Brotherhood protests

Thousand of protesters marched to Cairo’s Tahrir Square to express their opposition to the Constitutional Assembly put together by the Muslim

Thousand of protesters marched to Cairo’s Tahrir Square to express their opposition to the Constitutional Assembly put together by the Muslim

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Luxembourg's royal wedding

The heir to Luxembourg’s throne, Prince Guillaume married Belgian Countess Stephanie de Lannoy in a civil ceremonyl.

The heir to Luxembourg’s throne, Prince Guillaume married Belgian Countess Stephanie de Lannoy in a civil ceremonyl.

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Warning for Lebanese to expect more attacks

In Beirut, Sunni Muslim demonstrators set burning barricades in the streets, the day after a prominent fellow Sunni was assassinated in an attack

In Beirut, Sunni Muslim demonstrators set burning barricades in the streets, the day after a prominent fellow Sunni was assassinated in an attack

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Russian opposition hold their own election

Russia’s disparate anti-Putin opposition movement are hoping to show a more united front this weekend by holding an internet ballot to choose a

Russia’s disparate anti-Putin opposition movement are hoping to show a more united front this weekend by holding an internet ballot to choose a

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From deep water to behind bars

Trenton Oldfield – the man who jumped into the river Thames and disrupted the annual boat race – has been jailed for six months for causing a public

Trenton Oldfield – the man who jumped into the river Thames and disrupted the annual boat race – has been jailed for six months for causing a public

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Romney: Obama's all style, no substance

The Republican US presidential candidate Mitt Romney was pressing the flesh in the swing state of Florida in the run up to Monday’s third and final

The Republican US presidential candidate Mitt Romney was pressing the flesh in the swing state of Florida in the run up to Monday’s third and final

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Obama accuses his opponent of "Romnesia"

US President Barack Obama headed back to Virginia on the campaign trail on Friday as he stepped up his bid for a second term in the White

US President Barack Obama headed back to Virginia on the campaign trail on Friday as he stepped up his bid for a second term in the White

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Protests in Lebanon follow murder of intelligence chief

Protests erupted across Lebanon on Friday night following the murder of the head of internal intelligence Wissam-al-Hassan in a huge car bomb. He

Protests erupted across Lebanon on Friday night following the murder of the head of internal intelligence Wissam-al-Hassan in a huge car bomb. He

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Luxembourg braced for royal wedding fever

Luxembourg is enjoying a rare turn in the global spotlight this weekend with a royal wedding. They might not shift as many magazines as Catherine

Luxembourg is enjoying a rare turn in the global spotlight this weekend with a royal wedding. They might not shift as many magazines as Catherine

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Greece sees rise in racist attacks on immigrants

Immigrants living in Greece are increasingly becoming scapegoats for the economic crisis, say local NGOs. The Greek Council for Refugees says the

Immigrants living in Greece are increasingly becoming scapegoats for the economic crisis, say local NGOs. The Greek Council for Refugees says the

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British minister resigns after rant at police

A British government minister has quit after being accused of making rude remarks to police officers. Andrew Mitchell resigned on Friday from his

A British government minister has quit after being accused of making rude remarks to police officers. Andrew Mitchell resigned on Friday from his

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Spain's PM Rajoy set for high-stakes regional election

The stakes are high for Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy, as his home region of Galicia holds a municipal election. The region is normally a

The stakes are high for Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy, as his home region of Galicia holds a municipal election. The region is normally a