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2012-10-28

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Greek journalist arrested after publication of, "Lagarde List"

Greek journalist and magazine editor, Costas Vaxevanis was arrested and then released pending a trial after appearing before a prosecutor. He

Greek journalist and magazine editor, Costas Vaxevanis was arrested and then released pending a trial after appearing before a prosecutor. He

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Hurricane Sandy blows into New York state

The United States eastern seaboard is battening down the hatches as Hurricane Sandy is set to slam into the area. It’s expected to reach the city

The United States eastern seaboard is battening down the hatches as Hurricane Sandy is set to slam into the area. It’s expected to reach the city

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Ukrainian ruling party wins election: exit polls

Exit polls published immediately after polling stations closed in Ukraine’s parliamentary election predict the ruling party of President Viktor

Exit polls published immediately after polling stations closed in Ukraine’s parliamentary election predict the ruling party of President Viktor

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Japan win world judo team title

Japan won the women’s judo team world championships in Salvador, Brazil on Sunday following a hard fought victory over China in the final. Yuki

Japan won the women’s judo team world championships in Salvador, Brazil on Sunday following a hard fought victory over China in the final. Yuki

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Sicily regional election litmus test for Italian politicians

On the island of Sicily voters have been going to the polls to elect a new regional government. The ballot is being viewed as a litmus test for

On the island of Sicily voters have been going to the polls to elect a new regional government. The ballot is being viewed as a litmus test for

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Observers keep vigil in Ukraine

The international community has deployed nearly 4,000 observers in Ukraine for these elections from the OSCE, the Council of Europe, European

The international community has deployed nearly 4,000 observers in Ukraine for these elections from the OSCE, the Council of Europe, European

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Glitter snared in Savile probe

Former pop star Gary Glitter was arrested on Sunday as part of the widening police investigation into the late Jimmy Savile. Now 68, Glitter was

Former pop star Gary Glitter was arrested on Sunday as part of the widening police investigation into the late Jimmy Savile. Now 68, Glitter was

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Cold snap hits France with first signs of winter

“C’est l’hiver avant l’heure;” or ‘it is winter before it should be’, was one local person’s reaction to heavy snow falls which have hit eastern

“C’est l’hiver avant l’heure;” or ‘it is winter before it should be’, was one local person’s reaction to heavy snow falls which have hit eastern

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Did the Italian establishment do deals with the Mafia?

Twenty years ago Italians mourned the death of Giovanni Falcone, who fought effectively against the Mafia. But ever since then prosecutors have also

Twenty years ago Italians mourned the death of Giovanni Falcone, who fought effectively against the Mafia. But ever since then prosecutors have also

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Suspected head of Basque separatist group seized in France

Izaskun Lesaka, believed to be one of the three leading figures of the Basque separatist group ETA, has been arrested in France. The 47-year-old

Izaskun Lesaka, believed to be one of the three leading figures of the Basque separatist group ETA, has been arrested in France. The 47-year-old

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Suicide bombers attack Nigerian church

At least one suicide bomber has driven a vehicle packed with explosives into a crowded Catholic church in northern Nigeria.   Reports about the

At least one suicide bomber has driven a vehicle packed with explosives into a crowded Catholic church in northern Nigeria.   Reports about the

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Clashes between riot police and South African miners

Hundreds of miners from the Anglo-American platinum mines in northwest South Africa, gathered at a stadium in Rustenburg on Saturday to prevent a

Hundreds of miners from the Anglo-American platinum mines in northwest South Africa, gathered at a stadium in Rustenburg on Saturday to prevent a

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Circus comes to Gaza for first time in years

For the first time in years, a circus has come to Gaza. The Egyptian National Circus put on the first show of its one-month visit in the Palestinian

For the first time in years, a circus has come to Gaza. The Egyptian National Circus put on the first show of its one-month visit in the Palestinian

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Ukrainians harbour few illusions on voting day

Corruption and resignation. These appear to be the keywords today as Ukrainians go to the polls to elect a new parliament. Observers say the result

Corruption and resignation. These appear to be the keywords today as Ukrainians go to the polls to elect a new parliament. Observers say the result

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Clocks go back across Europe

Summer officially ended over night as across Europe the clocks were turned back. For many it meant an extra hour in bed, but for night shift workers

Summer officially ended over night as across Europe the clocks were turned back. For many it meant an extra hour in bed, but for night shift workers

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Winter comes early to Europe

Winter has come early to parts of Europe as snow and freezing temperatures surprised many. The earlier than usual wintry weather was greeted

Winter has come early to parts of Europe as snow and freezing temperatures surprised many. The earlier than usual wintry weather was greeted

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Scuffles break out over job cuts at Paris airport

Striking Air France workers have clashed with police inside Roissy Charles-de-Gaulle airport in Paris. Scuffles broke out in one of the airport’s

Striking Air France workers have clashed with police inside Roissy Charles-de-Gaulle airport in Paris. Scuffles broke out in one of the airport’s

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Lithuania votes in General Election

Lithuania’s Social Democrat and Labour opposition parties are looking to consolidate first-round gains in today’s parliamentary election second

Lithuania’s Social Democrat and Labour opposition parties are looking to consolidate first-round gains in today’s parliamentary election second

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Powerful quake hits Canada's British Columbia

A powerful earthquake has hit Canada’s Pacific coast province of British Columbia. The US Geological Survey reported its magnitude as 7.7 and at

A powerful earthquake has hit Canada’s Pacific coast province of British Columbia. The US Geological Survey reported its magnitude as 7.7 and at

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Police on Java arrest Islamist suspects

Indonesian anti-terrorist police say they have arrested 11 suspected Islamist militants before they attacked the US embassy. Bomb-making equipment

Indonesian anti-terrorist police say they have arrested 11 suspected Islamist militants before they attacked the US embassy. Bomb-making equipment

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New York prepares for 'super-storm' Sandy

Weather forecasters tracking Hurricane Sandy have warned New York could be hit first by torrential rains, high winds and flooding. But with large

Weather forecasters tracking Hurricane Sandy have warned New York could be hit first by torrential rains, high winds and flooding. But with large

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Obama and Romney campaign for that vital undecided vote

Despite the growing menace from a massive storm bearing down on the US east coast, both presidential candidates are continuing to campaign vigorously

Despite the growing menace from a massive storm bearing down on the US east coast, both presidential candidates are continuing to campaign vigorously

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Ethnic violence destroys whole villages in Myanmar

A wave of ethnic violence in western Myanmar has devastated a whole region, burning villages and communities to the ground and leaving scores

A wave of ethnic violence in western Myanmar has devastated a whole region, burning villages and communities to the ground and leaving scores

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Ukraine president set for victory in parliamentary poll

Ukraine’s 35 million voters go to the polls today to elect a new parliament. Despite the government’s unpopularity President Viktor Yanukovich’s

Ukraine’s 35 million voters go to the polls today to elect a new parliament. Despite the government’s unpopularity President Viktor Yanukovich’s

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Protests in Spain against budget plans

In the shadow of the parliament building in Madrid thousands of protesters from the indignados movement marched in protest at the governments budget

In the shadow of the parliament building in Madrid thousands of protesters from the indignados movement marched in protest at the governments budget