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LinkedIn settles over staff wages violations

LinkedIn has reached a settlement with the US Labor Department over violations of wages law. The online career networking company has agreed to

LinkedIn has reached a settlement with the US Labor Department over violations of wages law. The online career networking company has agreed to

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China charges Bo Xilai with corruption

China has charged disgraced senior politician Bo Xilai with bribery, abuse of power and corruption. The 64-year-old former Communist Party chief

China has charged disgraced senior politician Bo Xilai with bribery, abuse of power and corruption. The 64-year-old former Communist Party chief

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Orange boss questioned over Tapie-Lagarde case

Stephane Richard, the chief executive of French telecoms firm Orange has been questioned over an arbitration process that led to a large pay-out to

Stephane Richard, the chief executive of French telecoms firm Orange has been questioned over an arbitration process that led to a large pay-out to

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Arafat body set to be exhumed on Tuesday

The body of former Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat will be exhumed on Tuesday as part of a probe into whether he was murdered. There have long

The body of former Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat will be exhumed on Tuesday as part of a probe into whether he was murdered. There have long

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Paris deputy mayor resigns over money laundering allegations

France’s Green party is facing a major embarrassment after one of its politicians was charged for her alleged role in one the country’s largest ever

France’s Green party is facing a major embarrassment after one of its politicians was charged for her alleged role in one the country’s largest ever

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Iraqis react to Hashemi death sentence

Iraqis have been reacting to yesterday’s death sentence handed to the country’s fugitive vice president, Tareq al-Hashemi, for running death

Iraqis have been reacting to yesterday’s death sentence handed to the country’s fugitive vice president, Tareq al-Hashemi, for running death

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French police raid Sarkozy home and offices

The home and offices of former French president Nicolas Sarkozy have been raided by police. The search was part of a probe into alleged illegal

The home and offices of former French president Nicolas Sarkozy have been raided by police. The search was part of a probe into alleged illegal

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Cameron appears before UK media ethics inquiry

British Prime Minister David Cameron has told the Leveson inquiry into the ethics of the UK’s unruly press that the government and media is “too

British Prime Minister David Cameron has told the Leveson inquiry into the ethics of the UK’s unruly press that the government and media is “too

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Berlusconi dodges legal bullet

Italian judges have thrown out a bribery case against Silvio Berlusconi under the statute of limitations – although they did not declare him innocent

Italian judges have thrown out a bribery case against Silvio Berlusconi under the statute of limitations – although they did not declare him innocent

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Sarkozy's re-election bid hit by sleaze claims

One of French President Nicolas Sarkozy’s close aides is being formally investigated for financial wrongdoing. Eric Woerth, a one-time budget

One of French President Nicolas Sarkozy’s close aides is being formally investigated for financial wrongdoing. Eric Woerth, a one-time budget

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Ukrainian court drops charge linking Kuchma to murder

A Ukrainian court has dismissed a charge against former President Leonid Kuchma of involvement in the murder of an opposition journalist twelve years

A Ukrainian court has dismissed a charge against former President Leonid Kuchma of involvement in the murder of an opposition journalist twelve years

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Estonian politicians accused of selling residence permits

Estonia’s Citizenship and Migration Department is investigating accusations that some politicians have been selling residence permits to wealthy

Estonia’s Citizenship and Migration Department is investigating accusations that some politicians have been selling residence permits to wealthy

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Plagiarism case dropped against German ex-minister

Prosecutors have dropped an investigation into alleged copyright violations by Germany’s former defence minister. Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg

Prosecutors have dropped an investigation into alleged copyright violations by Germany’s former defence minister. Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg

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The trials and tribulations of Silvio

Italy’s former prime minister, Silvio Berlusconi leaves a Milan court after the first of several hearings scheduled for the next few days and

Italy’s former prime minister, Silvio Berlusconi leaves a Milan court after the first of several hearings scheduled for the next few days and

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EU delays Ukraine talks over Tymoshenko case

The EU on Tuesday postponed Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich’s visit to Brussels as relations soured over the jailing of former prime minister

The EU on Tuesday postponed Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich’s visit to Brussels as relations soured over the jailing of former prime minister

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Pressure mounts on Yanukovych over Tymoshenko

The European Union has indefinitely postponed an invitation to Ukraine’s president over the jailing last week of the country’s former Prime Minister

The European Union has indefinitely postponed an invitation to Ukraine’s president over the jailing last week of the country’s former Prime Minister

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Fears of unrest at Tymoshenko hearing

Outside the court where the corruption trial of Yulia Tymoshenko is being held is being read, riot police are out in force. Hundreds of

Outside the court where the corruption trial of Yulia Tymoshenko is being held is being read, riot police are out in force. Hundreds of

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Judge: Tymoshenko "exceeded her powers"

It is the climax of the court case against Ukraine’s ex-prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko. A judge has begun reading his verdict after her trial on

It is the climax of the court case against Ukraine’s ex-prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko. A judge has begun reading his verdict after her trial on

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Inquiry into corruption claims against Chirac

The prosecutor’s office in Paris has started an inquiry into allegations by lawyer Robert Bourgi that former President Jacques Chirac and his Prime

The prosecutor’s office in Paris has started an inquiry into allegations by lawyer Robert Bourgi that former President Jacques Chirac and his Prime

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German ex-minister did plagiarise university work

It’s official – Germany’s former defence minister Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg did cheat on his dissertation. The University of Bayreuth has

It’s official – Germany’s former defence minister Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg did cheat on his dissertation. The University of Bayreuth has