The last time Croatians voted in a referendum it was to decide whether – 21 years after the country broke away from Yugoslavia and declared independence – it should join the European Union.
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Wednesday 15 October 2008
Two Cambodian soldiers were killed today in a border gun battle with Thai troops, Cambodia's foreign minister announced, increasing the risk that long-standing tensions over territorial claims could escalate into outright war.
Wednesday 15 October 2008
A gunfight broke out Wednesday between Thai and Cambodian troops in disputed border territory, escalating a conflict that officials from both sides fear could result in a war between the neighbors.
Wednesday 20 August 2008
It is nearly two decades since Glasgow was crowned European City of Culture. The rest of the world may have sneered but Clydeside was about to give other urban centres around the globe a master class in how the arts could help ease the choppy passage into the post industrial age.
Sunday 20 July 2008
Saturday 12 July 2008
Unesco, the world cultural body, has threatened to humiliate France by placing the Lascaux caves – known as the "Sistine Chapel of prehistory" – on its list of endangered sites of universal importance.
Wednesday 11 June 2008
Friday 14 March 2008
Friday 07 March 2008
Thursday 07 February 2008
It may be the largest river island in the world but it is steadily shrinking – eroded by the Brahmaputra river in which it is situated. Efforts to preserve the island and halt the erosion, caused by the glacial flood waters of the Himalayas, have been unco-ordinated and – say critics – ineffective.
Saturday 22 December 2007
Saturday 28 October 2006
A new form of reality television may await the unsuspecting people of France - televised weekly cabinet meetings.
Saturday 27 May 2006
Desmond Dekker, the orphan who trained as a welder alongside one Robert Marley and led the march of Jamaican music on to the global charts, has died aged 64.
Monday 23 January 2006
Sunday 13 November 2005
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- 2 Mothers' diets may harm IQs in two-thirds of babies
- 3 Far-right French historian, 78-year-old Dominique Venner, commits suicide in Notre Dame in protest against gay marriage
- 4 Eyewitness gives extraordinary account of her confrontation with Woolwich attackers
- 5 Woolwich attack: The EDL might have a sinister plan as a soldier is murdered in suspected Islamic terrorist attack
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