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2013-01-26

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Portuguese teachers take to the streets over government cuts

Thousands of teachers from across Portugal have marched through Lisbon to protest against new working conditions imposed by the Government. The

Thousands of teachers from across Portugal have marched through Lisbon to protest against new working conditions imposed by the Government. The

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Russian money laundering uncovered in Spain

Spanish police say they have dismantled a Russian gang accused of money laundering around 56 million euros. The father and son headed a mafia

Spanish police say they have dismantled a Russian gang accused of money laundering around 56 million euros. The father and son headed a mafia

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Pakistan officials destroy seized drugs

Customs Officials in Pakistan say they have seized drugs and contraband worth 23 million euros. Heroin and hashish, as well as alcohol and tobacco

Customs Officials in Pakistan say they have seized drugs and contraband worth 23 million euros. Heroin and hashish, as well as alcohol and tobacco

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Protestors in Nepal try to block Prime Minister

Opposition protestors in Nepal have tried to block the Prime Minister and other Maoist leaders from reaching the party’s annual

Opposition protestors in Nepal have tried to block the Prime Minister and other Maoist leaders from reaching the party’s annual

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Lindsey Vonn outclasses Tina Maze in giant slalom

America’s Lindsey Vonn produced a superb display to clinch a women’s Alpine ski World Cup giant slalom in Slovenia on Saturday. The 28 year old

America’s Lindsey Vonn produced a superb display to clinch a women’s Alpine ski World Cup giant slalom in Slovenia on Saturday. The 28 year old

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Azerbaijan protestors arrested in capital.

Hundreds of people have taken to the streets of Azerbaijan’s capital in solidarity with recent protests which were crushed in a town in the

Hundreds of people have taken to the streets of Azerbaijan’s capital in solidarity with recent protests which were crushed in a town in the

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Zeman becomes Czech president

The Czech Republic has held its first direct presidential election, and defying polls predicting they were neck and neck, the former Social Democrat

The Czech Republic has held its first direct presidential election, and defying polls predicting they were neck and neck, the former Social Democrat

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Unrest continues in Egypt after days of violent protests

In the aftermath of Friday’s violent demonstrations, protesters lingered on the streets of Cairo on Saturday morning, throwing stones and tear

In the aftermath of Friday’s violent demonstrations, protesters lingered on the streets of Cairo on Saturday morning, throwing stones and tear

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French and Malians close in on Gao

French and Malian troops say they have taken the airport at Gao, some six kilometres from the city, and its bridge over the river Niger. Gao is the

French and Malian troops say they have taken the airport at Gao, some six kilometres from the city, and its bridge over the river Niger. Gao is the

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Topless feminists protest in Davos

A group of feminists protest topless near the World Economic Forum in Davos. One of their complaints was that only 17 percent the 2,500 participants

A group of feminists protest topless near the World Economic Forum in Davos. One of their complaints was that only 17 percent the 2,500 participants

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Australia: tropical storm Oswald floods

After tropical storm Oswald struck Australia on January 21, the northern part of the country faced major flooding. Emergency workers rescued around

After tropical storm Oswald struck Australia on January 21, the northern part of the country faced major flooding. Emergency workers rescued around

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Politician's comment sparks sexism row in Germany

The generous bosoms of Bavarian barmaids or country girls in their traditional blouses are a national German symbol, but an elderly politician

The generous bosoms of Bavarian barmaids or country girls in their traditional blouses are a national German symbol, but an elderly politician

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Buy in miniature what you want in real life

Miniature cars, little houses, and even small fake bills. The Bolivians can buy everything they dream of at the annual “Alasitas” market in La Paz

Miniature cars, little houses, and even small fake bills. The Bolivians can buy everything they dream of at the annual “Alasitas” market in La Paz

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Court erupts as Egyptian football hooligans sentenced to death

A court in Egypt has given death sentences to 21 men found guilty of taking part in football violence last February. In total 73 people have been

A court in Egypt has given death sentences to 21 men found guilty of taking part in football violence last February. In total 73 people have been

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CELAC-EU summit opens in Santiago

“Welcome to a better world”. This is how Chile’s president welcomed the EU delegates to the first joint summit with CELAC, as protesters clashed with

“Welcome to a better world”. This is how Chile’s president welcomed the EU delegates to the first joint summit with CELAC, as protesters clashed with

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Protests ahead of LatAm-EU summit in Chile

Unions and leftist groups have pre-empted a meeting of European and Latin American leaders in Chile by holding their own ‘People’s Summit’. Thousands

Unions and leftist groups have pre-empted a meeting of European and Latin American leaders in Chile by holding their own ‘People’s Summit’. Thousands

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Sudan drops oil compensation claim

Sudan said on Friday it will no longer seek international arbitration to resolve an oil dispute with South Sudan. Khartoum had demanded 1.3 billion

Sudan said on Friday it will no longer seek international arbitration to resolve an oil dispute with South Sudan. Khartoum had demanded 1.3 billion

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Fresh clashes in Northern Ireland over British flag

Petrol bombs have been thrown at police in Northern Ireland for the first time in almost two weeks. The fresh clashes followed ongoing protests over

Petrol bombs have been thrown at police in Northern Ireland for the first time in almost two weeks. The fresh clashes followed ongoing protests over

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Venezuela minister blames media for deadly prison riot

More than 50 deaths and over 90 injured. That is the result of a prison riot in Venezuela, with the high death toll described as “alarming” by the

More than 50 deaths and over 90 injured. That is the result of a prison riot in Venezuela, with the high death toll described as “alarming” by the

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Brazilian city embeds QR codes into pavements

QR or Quick Response codes are being embedded into pavements on Ipanema beach and all over Rio de Janeiro. Craftsmen are using the same types of

QR or Quick Response codes are being embedded into pavements on Ipanema beach and all over Rio de Janeiro. Craftsmen are using the same types of

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Floods leave areas of Mozambique submerged

An estimated 70,000 people have been displaced by severe floods in Mozambique, according to the United Nations. Severe rains have caused

An estimated 70,000 people have been displaced by severe floods in Mozambique, according to the United Nations. Severe rains have caused

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Nine shot dead in Egypt anniversary violence

Mass protests to mark two years since the start of the Egyptian revolution turned deadly on Friday when violence broke out in several cities for a

Mass protests to mark two years since the start of the Egyptian revolution turned deadly on Friday when violence broke out in several cities for a

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Morocco supports French intervention in Mali

The Moroccan Interior Minister said his government supports French military action in Mali, as he hosted his counterparts from France, Spain and

The Moroccan Interior Minister said his government supports French military action in Mali, as he hosted his counterparts from France, Spain and

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Syrian army steps up assault on Homs

The Syrian army has intensified its offensive on Sunni strongholds and opposition forces are fighting fire with fire. Amateur footage posted online

The Syrian army has intensified its offensive on Sunni strongholds and opposition forces are fighting fire with fire. Amateur footage posted online