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2013-02-02

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Rajoy denies secret slush fund salary

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has denied that he and other senior members of the ruling People’s Party received regular cash payments from a

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has denied that he and other senior members of the ruling People’s Party received regular cash payments from a

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Joe Biden balms US-European relations

As US President Barak Obama begins his second term his number two Joe Biden has been in Germany to reaffirm US-European relations. Speaking at the

As US President Barak Obama begins his second term his number two Joe Biden has been in Germany to reaffirm US-European relations. Speaking at the

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Hollande mobbed by grateful Timbutuku residents

Francois Hollande has been hailed as a hero during his one-day visit to Mali. The French president pledged his sustained support for the west

Francois Hollande has been hailed as a hero during his one-day visit to Mali. The French president pledged his sustained support for the west

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Russia remembers Stalingrad

Russia has been commemorating the Battle of Stalingrad. For a few hours the city of Volgograd readopted its old name of Stalingrad to mark the 70th

Russia has been commemorating the Battle of Stalingrad. For a few hours the city of Volgograd readopted its old name of Stalingrad to mark the 70th

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Egyptian police beat naked man as opposition demands Mursi trial

A video showing a group of Egyptian riot police beating a naked man with batons has fired outrage in the country off the scale. The last eight days

A video showing a group of Egyptian riot police beating a naked man with batons has fired outrage in the country off the scale. The last eight days

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'It's false' Rajoy denies pocketting slush fund cash

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has denied that he and other senior members of the ruling People’s Party received regular cash payments from a

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has denied that he and other senior members of the ruling People’s Party received regular cash payments from a

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Twitter hit by hackers

Twitter says 250,000 accounts have been hacked in a major security breach. Anonymous hackers gained access to usernames, email addresses and

Twitter says 250,000 accounts have been hacked in a major security breach. Anonymous hackers gained access to usernames, email addresses and

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UNESCO pledges to rebuild Mali's vandalised heritage

The United Nations has promised to help rebuild Mali’s cultural heritage destroyed by Islamist militants. As the rebels fled from French and Malian

The United Nations has promised to help rebuild Mali’s cultural heritage destroyed by Islamist militants. As the rebels fled from French and Malian

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Violence erupts during anti-government protests in Egypt

Thousands of protesters denouncing Egypt’s Islamist president marched in the cities of Cairo and Alexandria on Friday. Demonstrators clashed with

Thousands of protesters denouncing Egypt’s Islamist president marched in the cities of Cairo and Alexandria on Friday. Demonstrators clashed with

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India: exiled Tibetans pray for self-immolated

In the city of New Delhi, Tibetan exiles pray for those who self-immolated in their independence campaign. About 100 Tibetan have set themselves on

In the city of New Delhi, Tibetan exiles pray for those who self-immolated in their independence campaign. About 100 Tibetan have set themselves on

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Anger in Madrid over alleged Popular Party corruption

Hundred of protestors demonstrate in front of the Popular Party headquarters in Madrid, demanding the government resign over the latest corruption

Hundred of protestors demonstrate in front of the Popular Party headquarters in Madrid, demanding the government resign over the latest corruption

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Mexico refuses to speculate on cause of deadly blast

Mexico has government vowed to find out whether an explosion that killed 33 people at the headquarters of its state-run oil monopoly Pemex was a

Mexico has government vowed to find out whether an explosion that killed 33 people at the headquarters of its state-run oil monopoly Pemex was a

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New York's Grand Central station turns 100

A much loved and revered part of New York City is celebrating its centenary. Grand Central Terminal’s marble architecture has held a unique place

A much loved and revered part of New York City is celebrating its centenary. Grand Central Terminal’s marble architecture has held a unique place

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Mali prepares a hero's welcome for Hollande

They are rolling out the red carpet for the French president in Mali. Francois Hollande is heading for the west African country where 3,500 French

They are rolling out the red carpet for the French president in Mali. Francois Hollande is heading for the west African country where 3,500 French

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Clinton says world is a safer place in farewell speech

Hillary Clinton has said an emotional goodbye to staff at the State Department before standing down as the face and the voice of US foreign policy

Hillary Clinton has said an emotional goodbye to staff at the State Department before standing down as the face and the voice of US foreign policy

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Death in Cairo after politicians renounce violence

A day after Egypt’s rival political groups renounced violence a man was shot dead in continuing clashes in Cairo. Protesters demanding the

A day after Egypt’s rival political groups renounced violence a man was shot dead in continuing clashes in Cairo. Protesters demanding the

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Moscow: No four-way talks on Syria

Russia has denied reports of planned four-way talks with the US, Syrian opposition and UN envoy Lakhdar Brahimi at the Munich security

Russia has denied reports of planned four-way talks with the US, Syrian opposition and UN envoy Lakhdar Brahimi at the Munich security

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Putin leads Stalingrad anniversary memorials

Russia is remembering the battle of Stalingrad, 70 years after the Nazi army surrendered, turning the tide of World War Two. President Putin held a

Russia is remembering the battle of Stalingrad, 70 years after the Nazi army surrendered, turning the tide of World War Two. President Putin held a

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Ambassador hails "hero" killed in embassy blast

Francis Ricciardone, the US ambassador to Turkey, has paid tribute to the security guard who died in Friday’s suicide bombing at the American embassy

Francis Ricciardone, the US ambassador to Turkey, has paid tribute to the security guard who died in Friday’s suicide bombing at the American embassy

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Armenian elections face delays after candidate shot

Doctors in Armenia have removed a bullet from the shoulder of a presidential candidate, who was shot close to his home on Thursday night. Paruyr

Doctors in Armenia have removed a bullet from the shoulder of a presidential candidate, who was shot close to his home on Thursday night. Paruyr