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Review of the year 2011

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Sport remembers those who left us in 2011

The turn of the year is a time to remember those sportsmen who we held so high in our affections and who passed away. The world of ice hockey was

The turn of the year is a time to remember those sportsmen who we held so high in our affections and who passed away. The world of ice hockey was

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Tymoshenko loses appeal against jail sentence

Former Ukrainian prime minister and opposition leader Yulia Tymoshenko has lost her appeal against abuse-of-office charges. In a case that has

Former Ukrainian prime minister and opposition leader Yulia Tymoshenko has lost her appeal against abuse-of-office charges. In a case that has

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Kabila sworn in for new presidential term in DR Congo

Joseph Kabila has been sworn in for a new term as president of the Democratic Republic of Congo. The ceremony comes after elections marred by

Joseph Kabila has been sworn in for a new term as president of the Democratic Republic of Congo. The ceremony comes after elections marred by

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World powers hope for better ties with N. Korea

Major powers have been reassessing their positions after the death of North Korea’s leader. A new man at the helm of the maverick state could

Major powers have been reassessing their positions after the death of North Korea’s leader. A new man at the helm of the maverick state could

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What new world under North Korea's new Kim?

Like father, like son? Or will North Korea’s new Kim represent a break from the past? Will he wield real power, or will Kim Jong-un be just a

Like father, like son? Or will North Korea’s new Kim represent a break from the past? Will he wield real power, or will Kim Jong-un be just a

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Father to son: North Korea's Kim dynasty

Kim Jong-un, youngest known son of Kim Jong-il, inherits his father’s role. North Korean media have been calling him the “Great Successor”. He is

Kim Jong-un, youngest known son of Kim Jong-il, inherits his father’s role. North Korean media have been calling him the “Great Successor”. He is

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Ivory Coast elects a new parliament

The coalition of President Alassane Outtara is expected to strengthen its rule in elections in Ivory coast. Around 5 million voters are due to cast

The coalition of President Alassane Outtara is expected to strengthen its rule in elections in Ivory coast. Around 5 million voters are due to cast

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Countdown to euro crisis summit

Time is ticking as EU leaders head towards this week’s two day critical summit to save the euro. In the short term, decisions are needed over the

Time is ticking as EU leaders head towards this week’s two day critical summit to save the euro. In the short term, decisions are needed over the

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UN warns that Syria is on the cusp of civil war

Scenes of the Syrian government’s crackdown on the restive city of Homs have been filmed by a foreign TV crew on a secret mission. The French news

Scenes of the Syrian government’s crackdown on the restive city of Homs have been filmed by a foreign TV crew on a secret mission. The French news

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DSK gives his version of the 'truth'

A book out this week quotes the former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn saying his sexual encounter with a New York hotel maid was “consensual but

A book out this week quotes the former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn saying his sexual encounter with a New York hotel maid was “consensual but

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Obama pledges to help eurozone

President Barack Obama has said the US will play its part in helping to resolve Europe’s debt crisis, but he did not outline any new transatlantic

President Barack Obama has said the US will play its part in helping to resolve Europe’s debt crisis, but he did not outline any new transatlantic