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Last updated: 14 December, 2007 - Published 12:21 GMT
 
Environmental activists at the UN Climate Change conference in Bali
On the final day of international climate change negotiations in Bali, delegates from opposing sides say they are optimistic about reaching a compromise on greenhouse gas emissions.
 
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 I don't think we need to be considered isolated. We are indispensable to this as is Europe and we are this together.
 
C. Boyden Gray, US Ambassador to the EU, on the climate change talks in Bali
 
The number of positive tests for cocaine use in the British Army rose four-fold between 2003 and 2006, according to a report from the Royal United Services Institute. A dishonourable discharge is likely after a positive test for illegal drug use.
 
800,000 people are fleeing fighting between government troops and a renegade army led by General Laurent Nkunda, in eastern Congo. The crisis is so bad that the head of the UN Refugee Agency has gone there to see things for himself.
 
   
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