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Singer said in the same 'great' week he was booed at the TED conference in Arusha, Tanzania

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THE world's major powers last night sought to contain separate theatres of turmoil in South Asia, trying to brake the nuclear arms race on the Indian sub-continent and pleading for dialogue and reform to avert the worst in riot-torn Indonesia.

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Stolen flags add to last-minute hitches in Birmingham's plans

A FEW last-minute hitches marred preparations yesterday for the G8 summit which begins in Birmingham today. Four of the summit nations' flags were stolen in an overnight raid. The thieves also removed four 10ft poles from which the flags had been hung.

By coracle, in search of a miracle: the vicar who's paddling her protest to the G8

A VICAR sets out on an historic - and historical - voyage today to confront Bill Clinton, Tony Blair and other world leaders with evidence that Western economic policies are causing grinding Third World poverty, writes Christopher Mowbray.

New squeeze on Serbs

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Nul points for humility

To most people, Eurovision is a joke. But not for the British hope.

Letter: Chance Blair has to seize

Letter: Chance Blair has to seize

Summit to halt rare-species smuggling

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Letter: Citizens can't be created in a classroom

Is it teaching about, or experiencing processes of, democracy that will make the difference between switched-on and switched-off citizens? ("Good citizens from little children grow", 26 March, Education+). I shudder to think what either enforced lessons in civics or enforced community service (isn't that what we dole out as punishment for minor criminal offences?) might do for the next generation of young voters.

Music: lyric sheets

Bill Clinton is to make his British jazz debut on saxophone. The event will take place at Ronnie Scott's in Birmingham after the G8 Summit of world leaders in May.
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