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Oscar glory for ‘The Hurt Locker’

Hollywood can begin celebrating as the winners of the 82nd Academy Awards are announced. Beating James Cameron’s ‘Avatar’, ‘The Hurt Locker’ was…

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Oscar glory for ‘The Hurt Locker’

Swiss reject pension cuts in referendum

Voters in Switzerland have overwhelmingly rejected a reform of the occupational pension scheme in a major upset for the government.   Nearly 73 per…

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Swiss reject pension cuts in referendum

Votes being counted in Iraqi elections

Millions of people defied the threat of terror, turning out to vote in Iraq’s second election since the war. However, ballot-counting may take up to…

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Riot in Belgium: Kurds Clash With Police

Fresh rioting has erupted in Brussels, as more than 5,000 demonstrators protested against a police crackdown on organisations accused of having links to Kurdish separatists.

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Riot in Belgium: Kurds Clash With Police