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2013-01-12

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Flag riots continue in Belfast

Sixteen police officers have been injured in the latest outbreak of union flag-related rioting in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Street demonstrations

Sixteen police officers have been injured in the latest outbreak of union flag-related rioting in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Street demonstrations

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Ligety wins Adelboden classic

World Champion Ted Ligety claimed his fourth victory of the World Cup season on Saturday after winning the classic Adelboden giant slalom in

World Champion Ted Ligety claimed his fourth victory of the World Cup season on Saturday after winning the classic Adelboden giant slalom in

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Paris not the city of love

Paris is bracing for huge crowds to descend on the city for tomorrow’s anti gay marriage demonstration. Legalising same-sex marriage and adoption by

Paris is bracing for huge crowds to descend on the city for tomorrow’s anti gay marriage demonstration. Legalising same-sex marriage and adoption by

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Zeman wins first round of Czech presidential vote

Former Prime Minister Milos Zeman took the lead in the first round of the Czech Republic’s presidential election. With nine candidates in the

Former Prime Minister Milos Zeman took the lead in the first round of the Czech Republic’s presidential election. With nine candidates in the

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Mali military action intensifies

The French airforce has stepped up action against Islamist fighters in Mali, where rebels have occupied the north of the country for the last nine

The French airforce has stepped up action against Islamist fighters in Mali, where rebels have occupied the north of the country for the last nine

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Relief in Mali's capital as French troops arrive

The streets the Malian capital Bamako are free of the violence that plagues the north of the country, struggling against an Islamic insurgency. At

The streets the Malian capital Bamako are free of the violence that plagues the north of the country, struggling against an Islamic insurgency. At

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Kurdish protests escalate in Paris

Thousands of people are out on the streets in France today protesting against the killing of three Kurdish activists earlier this week in Paris

Thousands of people are out on the streets in France today protesting against the killing of three Kurdish activists earlier this week in Paris

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Failed hostage rescue in Somalia: 1 French soldier dead, 1 missing

The French government says it believes hostage Denis Allex has been killed in Somalia by Islamic militants. French forces carried out an air strike

The French government says it believes hostage Denis Allex has been killed in Somalia by Islamic militants. French forces carried out an air strike

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Arrests in Argentina after international paedophilia probe

Dozens of people have been arrested in Argentina after 61 raids in 11 provinces targeting a paedophile ring. The operation by Argentine police and

Dozens of people have been arrested in Argentina after 61 raids in 11 provinces targeting a paedophile ring. The operation by Argentine police and

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More flag protests in Belfast

Water cannon has been used to drive back protesters in Northern Ireland after another night of unrest, caused by a row over the flying of the Union

Water cannon has been used to drive back protesters in Northern Ireland after another night of unrest, caused by a row over the flying of the Union

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'Zombies' demand Slovenia prime minister step down

Ten thousand people have taken to the streets of Ljubljana demanding Slovenia’s prime minister and opposition leader resign due to

Ten thousand people have taken to the streets of Ljubljana demanding Slovenia’s prime minister and opposition leader resign due to

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French hostage in Somalia reported dead following rescue attempt

The French Defence Ministry says a hostage has been killed in Somalia by al Shabaab Islamic militants during a failed attempt by French forces to

The French Defence Ministry says a hostage has been killed in Somalia by al Shabaab Islamic militants during a failed attempt by French forces to

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Greek home owners hit by tax hikes

Greece has approved a series of tax reforms, opposed by much of the population, but necessary for the country to secure further bailout funds and

Greece has approved a series of tax reforms, opposed by much of the population, but necessary for the country to secure further bailout funds and

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US gripped by flu epidemic

Flu has reached epidemic proportions and killed 20 children in the United States, according to the country’s Centers for Disease Control and

Flu has reached epidemic proportions and killed 20 children in the United States, according to the country’s Centers for Disease Control and

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More international involvement in Mali conflict

The conflict in Mali may draw in more outside help. Preparations to send a training and advisory European mission are being sped up. Between 400

The conflict in Mali may draw in more outside help. Preparations to send a training and advisory European mission are being sped up. Between 400

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Voting near an end in Czech Republic presidential ballot

Polls close at 14:00 CET on Saturday as the Czech Republic votes for a president for the first time. Previously, the president was chosen by

Polls close at 14:00 CET on Saturday as the Czech Republic votes for a president for the first time. Previously, the president was chosen by

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Labour reform deal reached in France

France is set for the country’s biggest reform in labour relations for decades. A new law could be on the statute books within months. Employers

France is set for the country’s biggest reform in labour relations for decades. A new law could be on the statute books within months. Employers

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Central African Republic to get unity government

A unity government in the Central African Republic could be formed on Saturday, after the signing of a formal ceasefire. Following three days of

A unity government in the Central African Republic could be formed on Saturday, after the signing of a formal ceasefire. Following three days of

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Pro-Kurdish party calls for protests following killings

Europe’s Kurdish communities are grieving as one. The three women who had ties to the Kurdish PKK rebel movement and were found with gunshot wounds

Europe’s Kurdish communities are grieving as one. The three women who had ties to the Kurdish PKK rebel movement and were found with gunshot wounds

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US announces an end to US combat missions in Afghanistan by spring

US President Obama and his Afghan counterpart Hamid Karzai have held meetings in Washington to discuss the conditions of the American withdrawal from

US President Obama and his Afghan counterpart Hamid Karzai have held meetings in Washington to discuss the conditions of the American withdrawal from