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2008-06-02

News

Mugabe denounced for presence at food summit

Britain has criticised as obscene the presence of Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe at this week’s global food summit in Rome, saying his profound misrule had

Britain has criticised as obscene the presence of Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe at this week’s global food summit in Rome, saying his profound misrule had

Europe

Less hiding of unhygienic bathing sites

This year’s picture on bathing water quality around Europe has been blurred less than usual. The report presented by the European Commission says

This year’s picture on bathing water quality around Europe has been blurred less than usual. The report presented by the European Commission says

Europe

Nayla Khalil wins Samir Kassir Prize

The 2008 Samir Kassir prize for Freedom of the Press has been awarded to Nayla Khalil, in Beirut. The honours for the 30 year-old Palestinian

The 2008 Samir Kassir prize for Freedom of the Press has been awarded to Nayla Khalil, in Beirut. The honours for the 30 year-old Palestinian

Business

Soaring costs keep airline profits on the ground

The International Air Transport Association has warned that airlines are facing a desperate situation, and losses appear to be inevitable this year

The International Air Transport Association has warned that airlines are facing a desperate situation, and losses appear to be inevitable this year

Business

Ten Years After - ECB celebrates its birthday

Dignitaries from all over Europe have been putting on their party clothes to celebrate the tenth birthday of the European Central Bank. Mandated

Dignitaries from all over Europe have been putting on their party clothes to celebrate the tenth birthday of the European Central Bank. Mandated

Business

Eurozone ministers address rising prices

Eurozone finance ministers in Frankfurt have been trying to get a grip on record fuel and food prices. Austria suggested taxing commodity speculation

Eurozone finance ministers in Frankfurt have been trying to get a grip on record fuel and food prices. Austria suggested taxing commodity speculation

Science_technology

The oldest vertebrate mother

Australian scientists have unveiled a 375 million year-old fossilised fish which is the oldest vertebrate mother ever to be discovered. According to

Australian scientists have unveiled a 375 million year-old fossilised fish which is the oldest vertebrate mother ever to be discovered. According to

Culture

Adam Sandlers stars in "You Don't Mess with the Zohan"

Adam Sandler’s latest movie tells the tale of Zohan Dvir, a Mossad officer who fakes his own death in order to pursue his dream: becoming a

Adam Sandler’s latest movie tells the tale of Zohan Dvir, a Mossad officer who fakes his own death in order to pursue his dream: becoming a

Culture

"Tibet's Forgotten World"

Tibet remains one of the richest and least-known cultures in the world. Now an exhibition by photographer John Miles explores this forgotten world

Tibet remains one of the richest and least-known cultures in the world. Now an exhibition by photographer John Miles explores this forgotten world

News

Election marred by violence in Macedonia

Post-election partying on the streets of Skopje has been overshadowed by fears that the violence which marred the poll could perpetuate divisions in

Post-election partying on the streets of Skopje has been overshadowed by fears that the violence which marred the poll could perpetuate divisions in

News

Clinton wins in Puerto Rico but is still way behind

In the US, Hillary Clinton’s victory in Puerto Rico’s Democratic primary is still not enough to catch up with Barack Obama. The former first lady has

In the US, Hillary Clinton’s victory in Puerto Rico’s Democratic primary is still not enough to catch up with Barack Obama. The former first lady has

News

Macedonia PM victorious but violence marrs win

Macedonia’s prime minister has been returned to office, but in an election which was marred by violence. Nikola Gruevski gambled on a snap election

Macedonia’s prime minister has been returned to office, but in an election which was marred by violence. Nikola Gruevski gambled on a snap election