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2008-06-11

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Meshaal denies Hamas gets military aid from Iran

One year after the violent split between Hamas and Fatah, talks are once again underway. Mohamed Abdel Azim travelled to Damascus for EuroNews to

One year after the violent split between Hamas and Fatah, talks are once again underway. Mohamed Abdel Azim travelled to Damascus for EuroNews to

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Spain's 'get tough' policy on fuel protests

Spanish police have cracked down on protestors blocking roads as tensions between the authorities and ordinary people over the fuel crisis hit a new

Spanish police have cracked down on protestors blocking roads as tensions between the authorities and ordinary people over the fuel crisis hit a new

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Ireland teeters over Lisbon Treaty

Ireland joined the European community in 1973, as a poor country. Its economic rise, with help from richer partners funnelled through Brussels

Ireland joined the European community in 1973, as a poor country. Its economic rise, with help from richer partners funnelled through Brussels

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Britain's angst over "detention without charge"

It is only a small part of Britain’s new anti-terrorism laws, but the sentence that mentions 42 days of detention without charge had been a problem

It is only a small part of Britain’s new anti-terrorism laws, but the sentence that mentions 42 days of detention without charge had been a problem

Business

BP reports oil production has dropped

For the first time since 2002 world oil production has fallen. According to BP’s annual review there has been a decline in production of 0.2 percent

For the first time since 2002 world oil production has fallen. According to BP’s annual review there has been a decline in production of 0.2 percent

Business

French inflation hits 17-year high

French inflation has hit a new record high. Consumer prices rose by 0.5 percent in May compared to a month earlier, pushed up by food and energy

French inflation has hit a new record high. Consumer prices rose by 0.5 percent in May compared to a month earlier, pushed up by food and energy

Business

Shares in Europe continue their downward slide

European stocks have retreated for a sixth day. This is the longest losing streak since 2005. The chill on the markets stems from speculation that

European stocks have retreated for a sixth day. This is the longest losing streak since 2005. The chill on the markets stems from speculation that

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A national anthem for Kosovo

Just days before adopting a new constitution, the parliament in Pristina has adopted a national anthem for Kosovo. For the moment there are no lyrics

Just days before adopting a new constitution, the parliament in Pristina has adopted a national anthem for Kosovo. For the moment there are no lyrics

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Doctors arrested in "Horror Clinic" investigation

A major investigation is underway in Italy at a hospital where staff are suspected of performing unnecessary operations on patients, simply to win

A major investigation is underway in Italy at a hospital where staff are suspected of performing unnecessary operations on patients, simply to win

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Belgian paedophile jailed for life

A Belgian man has been jailed for life for the sexual assault and murder of two young girls. Abdullah Ait Oud had denied the charges, but the court

A Belgian man has been jailed for life for the sexual assault and murder of two young girls. Abdullah Ait Oud had denied the charges, but the court

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Irish poised to boost or bash EU treaty

The final day before Ireland votes on the Lisbon Treaty in a referendum rolled on with uncertainty. Ireland is the only EU state whose own

The final day before Ireland votes on the Lisbon Treaty in a referendum rolled on with uncertainty. Ireland is the only EU state whose own

Science_technology

"Oldest" Christian church discovered in Jordan

Archaeologists in Jordan have unearthed what they believe to be the first ever Christian church, possibly dating back to 33 AD. It is in a cave under

Archaeologists in Jordan have unearthed what they believe to be the first ever Christian church, possibly dating back to 33 AD. It is in a cave under

Culture

Incredible! Yet another Hulk hits the big screen

The Incredible Hulk lumbers back into cinemas, just five years after a less-than-universally-acclaimed version by Ang Lee. In this version directed

The Incredible Hulk lumbers back into cinemas, just five years after a less-than-universally-acclaimed version by Ang Lee. In this version directed

Science_technology

Scientists show off more research developments

A research show in Paris has seen the latest innovations in science unveiled. Among them, an instrument aimed at predicting the outbreak of

A research show in Paris has seen the latest innovations in science unveiled. Among them, an instrument aimed at predicting the outbreak of

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Google wins Prince of Asturias prize

This years Prince of Asturias award for Communications and humanities has been awarded to the internet giant google. A hot favourite for this years

This years Prince of Asturias award for Communications and humanities has been awarded to the internet giant google. A hot favourite for this years

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Fuel crisis - Spanish truckers reject Madrid's offer

The Spanish government is holding fresh negotiations with drivers’ unions after a deal agreed last night failed to appease all of the country’s

The Spanish government is holding fresh negotiations with drivers’ unions after a deal agreed last night failed to appease all of the country’s

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Pressure mounts ahead of Irish EU Treaty vote

There is just one day to go now before Ireland decides the fate of the EU’s Lisbon Treaty in a referendum. A ‘No’ vote in the country that makes up

There is just one day to go now before Ireland decides the fate of the EU’s Lisbon Treaty in a referendum. A ‘No’ vote in the country that makes up

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Wing explosion blamed for Sudan airliner fire

An explosion in the starboard wing is being blamed for the fire which destroyed an airliner at Khartoum Aiport in Sudan, killing at least 30 people

An explosion in the starboard wing is being blamed for the fire which destroyed an airliner at Khartoum Aiport in Sudan, killing at least 30 people

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Google wins Prince of Asturias prize

This years Prince of Asturias award for Communications and humanities has been awarded to the internet giant google. A hot favourite for this years

This years Prince of Asturias award for Communications and humanities has been awarded to the internet giant google. A hot favourite for this years

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Bush regrets his "pro-war" image

US President George Bush has insisted that he wants to resolve the West’s nuclear row with Iran peacefully, but repeated that all options were still

US President George Bush has insisted that he wants to resolve the West’s nuclear row with Iran peacefully, but repeated that all options were still

Science_technology

Scientists show off research innovation

Health research, both public and private, has been just one of the topics highlighted at the European Research and Innovation Show in Paris. But

Health research, both public and private, has been just one of the topics highlighted at the European Research and Innovation Show in Paris. But

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Lesbos residents sue gay group over "lesbian" term

Three residents of the Greek island of Lesbos have told a court in Athens that gay women insult their homeland’s identity by calling themselves

Three residents of the Greek island of Lesbos have told a court in Athens that gay women insult their homeland’s identity by calling themselves