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Denis Barnett

Denis Barnett

    DRC demands stronger mandate for UN troops
    DRC demands stronger mandate for UN troops
    The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) government on Friday demanded a stronger mandate for the peacekeeping force in the country after the United...
    Who shot Superman?
    Who shot Superman?
    As a character, he has been rocketing across our screens for half a century, but few remember that the original Superman, George Reeves, died in...
    Prodi names new Italian government
    Prodi names new Italian government
    Italy's new Prime Minister Romano Prodi unveiled a new centre-left government on Wednesday, ending weeks of political stalemate and pledging to...
    Ex-communist Napolitano elected Italian president
    Ex-communist Napolitano elected Italian president
    Former communist Giorgio Napolitano (80) was elected Italy's new president on Wednesday, gaining an absolute majority in a Parliamentary vote that...
    Economy is real loser in Italy's political row
    Economy is real loser in Italy's political row
    Italy's political leaders must move quickly to resolve the country's post-election gridlock if poll winner Romano Prodi is to kick-start the...
    Exit polls show that it's bye-bye Berlusconi
    Exit polls show that it's bye-bye Berlusconi
    Italy's centre-left opposition on Monday ousted Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi after an acrimonious election campaign, exit polls showed, ending...
    Italy reacts cooly to Gaddafi 'hate' claims
    Italy reacts cooly to Gaddafi 'hate' claims
    Italy reacted coolly on Friday to threats from Libyan leader Moammar Gaddafi of further attacks on Italians if Tripoli's historic compensation...
    Getty art trial resumes in Italy
    Getty art trial resumes in Italy
    A prominent United States museum curator appeared in court in Rome on Wednesday in a trial designed to assert Italy's ownership of a large part of...
    Batty Bob slams Bush and Blair
    Batty Bob slams Bush and Blair
    President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe denounced United States President George Bush and British Prime Minister Tony Blair as "the two unholy men of...
    US 'amazed' over Mugabe's invite to Rome
    US 'amazed' over Mugabe's invite to Rome
    The United States has expressed "amazement" at a United Nations invitation to Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe to address a hunger conference in...
    Clooney film favourite for Venice Golden Lion award
    Clooney film favourite for Venice Golden Lion award
    Critics and public at the Venice film festival have made the George Clooney directed Good Night, and Good Luck the clear favourite to win...
    Clamour at funeral for sainthood for John Paul II
    Clamour at funeral for sainthood for John Paul II
    A popular clamour for Pope John Paul II to be quickly canonized as a Catholic saint erupted in St. Peter's Square on Friday toward the end of the...