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Tuesday, 8 May 2012






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World leaders reach out to Hollande

European and world leaders reached out on Sunday to France's Socialist President-elect Francois Hollande, whose election win was built in part on a pledge to renegotiate Europe's austerity pact. The reaction from several European leaders suggested Hollande's argument that austerity measures must be leavened by measures to encourage growth appeared to be winning support.

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Clinton seeks to narrow gaps with India

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton hoped Monday to narrow a gap with India over Iran as she tried to throw a spotlight on issues dear to her heart such as the fight against sex trafficking.

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Afghan woman sets sights on presidency in a man's land

Leading Afghan women's rights champion, author, lawmaker and presidential hopeful, Fawzia Koofi, has a revealing anecdote about life as a woman in a man's land.

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France hails new leader

Amid new eurozone debt concern:

France's president-elect Francois Hollande set about the task of building his government and ties with allies on Monday as world markets eyed political developments in the eurozone with concern.

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Aussie, 97, becomes ‘world’s oldest graduate’

A 97-year-old retired Australian dentist was to receive his masters degree in clinical science last Friday in what Southern Cross University said could make him the world’s oldest new graduate. Allan Stewart, born on March 7, 1915, is already the holder of the Guinness World Records title for being the oldest graduate after completing a law degree in 2006 at the age of 91.

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