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2013-01-27

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Bulgarians back nuclear plant plan

Bulgarians have voted in favour of a plan to build a new nuclear energy plant in the country’s first referendum since the fall of communism. But a

Bulgarians have voted in favour of a plan to build a new nuclear energy plant in the country’s first referendum since the fall of communism. But a

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Berlusconi attacked over Mussolini defence

Silvio Berlusconi has sparked outrage among Italy’s political left by defending Mussolini at a commemoration ceremony for Nazi Holocaust

Silvio Berlusconi has sparked outrage among Italy’s political left by defending Mussolini at a commemoration ceremony for Nazi Holocaust

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Gabart wins the Vendee Globe

French skipper Francois Gabart held his nerve to win the Vendee Globe in a record time on Sunday. The 29 year old, the youngest winner of the

French skipper Francois Gabart held his nerve to win the Vendee Globe in a record time on Sunday. The 29 year old, the youngest winner of the

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Maze triumphs on home snow

Local favourite Tina Maze kept her composure to clinch a World Cup slalom in Slovenia on Sunday. The 29 year old, who lost Saturday’s giant slalom

Local favourite Tina Maze kept her composure to clinch a World Cup slalom in Slovenia on Sunday. The 29 year old, who lost Saturday’s giant slalom

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Killing continues at Port Said funerals

There has been no let up in the killing at Port Said in Egypt. An 18 year old was shot dead as mourners blocked the streets to bury 33 protesters

There has been no let up in the killing at Port Said in Egypt. An 18 year old was shot dead as mourners blocked the streets to bury 33 protesters

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Afghan policemen die in bomb attack

Eight policemen have been killed by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan’s volatile Kandahar province in the south of the country. They had just defused

Eight policemen have been killed by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan’s volatile Kandahar province in the south of the country. They had just defused

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Britons told to get out of Somalia

The British government has told UK nationals to leave Somalia immediately. The Foreign Office in London warned of a ‘specific threat’ to foreigners

The British government has told UK nationals to leave Somalia immediately. The Foreign Office in London warned of a ‘specific threat’ to foreigners

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Eleven dead in Portuguese bus tragedy

A bus has crashed in Portugal killing 11 people on board and injuring 33 more. It happened in the east of the country near the city of Castelo

A bus has crashed in Portugal killing 11 people on board and injuring 33 more. It happened in the east of the country near the city of Castelo

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Scores dead in Brazil nightclub fire

Up to 200 people are feared dead after a blaze at a nightclub in Santa Maria in southern Brazil. The fire is thought to have been sparked by a

Up to 200 people are feared dead after a blaze at a nightclub in Santa Maria in southern Brazil. The fire is thought to have been sparked by a

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Bulgaria's referendum on power

Bulgarians are voting in a referendum on whether to build a second nuclear power station. Opinion polls say the electorate are likely to say a big

Bulgarians are voting in a referendum on whether to build a second nuclear power station. Opinion polls say the electorate are likely to say a big

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Mali: French jets destroy home of rebel leader

In Mali, French fighter bombers have destroyed the home belonging to the leader of an Islamist group linked to al-Qaeda. Jets attacked positions

In Mali, French fighter bombers have destroyed the home belonging to the leader of an Islamist group linked to al-Qaeda. Jets attacked positions

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Waving, not drowning

Despite the ultra low temperatures, around 2,000 swimmers met for the annual 4 km swim in the Danube at Neuburg. Encouraged by 7,000 spectators, they

Despite the ultra low temperatures, around 2,000 swimmers met for the annual 4 km swim in the Danube at Neuburg. Encouraged by 7,000 spectators, they

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euronews inside Port Said after dozens die in riots

A euronews correspondent in Egypt is in Port Said, a city that has been virtually locked down by the military after 21 death sentences sparked fatal

A euronews correspondent in Egypt is in Port Said, a city that has been virtually locked down by the military after 21 death sentences sparked fatal

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Gregor Schlierenzauer wins ski flying event in Norway

Austrian prodigy Gregor Schlierenzauer kept his composure to clinch a ski flying event in Vikersund on Saturday and tie the record for most ski

Austrian prodigy Gregor Schlierenzauer kept his composure to clinch a ski flying event in Vikersund on Saturday and tie the record for most ski

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Solidarity protest for Greek subway workers

Activists from several unions have protested in Greece in a show of support with subway employees. After a nine-day walkout that paralysed public

Activists from several unions have protested in Greece in a show of support with subway employees. After a nine-day walkout that paralysed public

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Venice carnival means costumes and masks

The waterways of Venice have been overrun by fantasy creatures to mark the opening of the city’s annual carnival. Balls will be held in Venetian

The waterways of Venice have been overrun by fantasy creatures to mark the opening of the city’s annual carnival. Balls will be held in Venetian

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Ecuador to take legal action over Assange extradition

Ecuador will seek judicial help to ensure the safe passage from Britain of WiliLeaks founder Julian Assange. The activist is currently holed up in

Ecuador will seek judicial help to ensure the safe passage from Britain of WiliLeaks founder Julian Assange. The activist is currently holed up in

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Venezuela's Chavez overcomes infection

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has overcome a respiratory infection, according to officials. But the 58-year-old is still being treated for

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has overcome a respiratory infection, according to officials. But the 58-year-old is still being treated for

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Cloonatics queue in the cold for George's new film

Thousands of German wannabe film actors braved bitter temperatures at Potsdam near Berlin for a chance to appear in the latest effort by George

Thousands of German wannabe film actors braved bitter temperatures at Potsdam near Berlin for a chance to appear in the latest effort by George

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French-led troops seize Islamist stronghold in Mali

French-led troops in Mali have secured the airport in the northern town of Gao. The French Defence Ministry confirmed that an important bridge has

French-led troops in Mali have secured the airport in the northern town of Gao. The French Defence Ministry confirmed that an important bridge has

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Deadly riots in Egypt after football hooligan death sentences

Street battles have erupted in Egypt for a third night, with at least 32 people killed and hundreds injured. In Port Said, youths vented their

Street battles have erupted in Egypt for a third night, with at least 32 people killed and hundreds injured. In Port Said, youths vented their

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Rally by US gun control supporters

Thousands of protesters braved the bitterly cold Washington weather on Saturday as part of a campaign against gun crime. Some held signs calling

Thousands of protesters braved the bitterly cold Washington weather on Saturday as part of a campaign against gun crime. Some held signs calling

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Leftist ex-PM chosen as Czech Republic president

A former Social Democrat prime minister of the Czech Republic has been voted the country’s next president. Milos Zeman won 55 percent of the ballot

A former Social Democrat prime minister of the Czech Republic has been voted the country’s next president. Milos Zeman won 55 percent of the ballot