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2012-10-27

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Berlusconi wants to stay in politics

Former Italian Prime Minister, Silvio Berlusconi will stay in politics with the aim of reforming his country’s justice system, but he will not be a

Former Italian Prime Minister, Silvio Berlusconi will stay in politics with the aim of reforming his country’s justice system, but he will not be a

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Ugly scenes in Italy during, "No Monti Day"

On the streets of Riva del Garda in northern Italy police and protesters have clashed. The violence erupted during a nationwide demonstration against

On the streets of Riva del Garda in northern Italy police and protesters have clashed. The violence erupted during a nationwide demonstration against

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Russia: new opposition unity before arrests

Russian police have arrested leading opponents of President Vladimir Putin who were protesting in Moscow. Alexei Navalny and Sergei Udaltsov were

Russian police have arrested leading opponents of President Vladimir Putin who were protesting in Moscow. Alexei Navalny and Sergei Udaltsov were

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Mothers of Mexican missing migrants demand action

Thirty-eight mothers are on a journey through Mexico in memory of their missing loved ones and to demand greater action by the government to protect

Thirty-eight mothers are on a journey through Mexico in memory of their missing loved ones and to demand greater action by the government to protect

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Syrian ceasefire undermined with more shelling of cities

Two days into the UN-brokered truce opposition activists have reported a return to heavy shelling in major cities. The fighting further undermines

Two days into the UN-brokered truce opposition activists have reported a return to heavy shelling in major cities. The fighting further undermines

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Pakistani celebrate Eid al-Adha

Pakistani pray and celebrate Eid al-Adha, the Festival of the Sacrifice which commemorates Ibrahim’s willingness to sacrifice his son when God

Pakistani pray and celebrate Eid al-Adha, the Festival of the Sacrifice which commemorates Ibrahim’s willingness to sacrifice his son when God

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Japanese choose their very best beef

The 10th National Competitive Exhibition of Japanese beef, held once every five years, opened on Thursday in Sasebo City. About 500 cattle are

The 10th National Competitive Exhibition of Japanese beef, held once every five years, opened on Thursday in Sasebo City. About 500 cattle are

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Slick Silvio convicted but he's not in jail yet

The former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi has been preparing a formal public response to his prison sentence for tax fraud. A court in

The former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi has been preparing a formal public response to his prison sentence for tax fraud. A court in

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Chinese anti-chemical protests dispersed

Several hundred Chinese police officers have dispersed more than a thousand demonstrators in the eastern city of Ningbo who had staged sometimes

Several hundred Chinese police officers have dispersed more than a thousand demonstrators in the eastern city of Ningbo who had staged sometimes

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ICC rejects Gbagbo request to seek medical treatment abroad

The International Criminal Court in The Hague has told former Ivory Coast leader Laurent Gbagbo he must remain in detention pending a decision on

The International Criminal Court in The Hague has told former Ivory Coast leader Laurent Gbagbo he must remain in detention pending a decision on

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Ex-revolutionary Gutierrez-Menoyo dies in Cuba

Former Cuban revolutionary Eloy Gutierrez-Menoyo, who later became a dissident has died from a heart attack in Havana at the age of 77

Former Cuban revolutionary Eloy Gutierrez-Menoyo, who later became a dissident has died from a heart attack in Havana at the age of 77

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Rare WWII tank emerges from mud in Poland

A rare World War II tank has been discovered under mud in the Warta river in eastern Poland. The British-made Valentine is a unique find since there

A rare World War II tank has been discovered under mud in the Warta river in eastern Poland. The British-made Valentine is a unique find since there

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Storm Sandy still threatens US after downgrade

Hurricane Sandy has been downgraded to a tropical storm, but forecasters say it is still a highly menacing threat to the eastern shores of the

Hurricane Sandy has been downgraded to a tropical storm, but forecasters say it is still a highly menacing threat to the eastern shores of the

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Surge in early voting set to favour Obama

A surge in early voting has upped the momentum in President Barack Obama’s campaign. Opinion polls show he has a lead of 54 percent over Romney’s 39

A surge in early voting has upped the momentum in President Barack Obama’s campaign. Opinion polls show he has a lead of 54 percent over Romney’s 39

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Hague to judge post-Revolution killings in Iran

A tribunal on Iran’s mass execution of an estimated 20,000 political prisoners after the country’s 1979 Islamic Revolution is due to end today in The

A tribunal on Iran’s mass execution of an estimated 20,000 political prisoners after the country’s 1979 Islamic Revolution is due to end today in The

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Berlusconi's political opponents celebrate

Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has been convicted of tax fraud by a court in Milan. The 76-year-old was ordered to serve four

Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has been convicted of tax fraud by a court in Milan. The 76-year-old was ordered to serve four

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Quake hits Italy days after jailing of Seismologists

The clean-up continues after a magnitude five earthquake struck southwest Italy on Friday. The quake hit close to the city of Cosenza just after

The clean-up continues after a magnitude five earthquake struck southwest Italy on Friday. The quake hit close to the city of Cosenza just after

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10th anniversary of Moscow theatre siege

A memorial has taken place for the 130 victims of the October 2002 Dubrovka theatre siege and the rescue operation that followed. Chechen militants

A memorial has taken place for the 130 victims of the October 2002 Dubrovka theatre siege and the rescue operation that followed. Chechen militants