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2008-07-30

Science_technology

Humans and machines working on road safety

Sophisticated simulators to improve driver training and an increasing number of intelligent devices to aid drivers are growing more widespread. The

Sophisticated simulators to improve driver training and an increasing number of intelligent devices to aid drivers are growing more widespread. The

Business

ArcelorMittal earnings shoot up

ArcelorMittal has reported record second-quarter results. They are far above expectations as the world’s largest steelmaker managed to raise prices

ArcelorMittal has reported record second-quarter results. They are far above expectations as the world’s largest steelmaker managed to raise prices

Business

EADS Q2 income hit by A380 delays

EADS plans to extend its Power8 restructuring at its Airbus planemaking division and will take more measures to tackle the negative impact of the

EADS plans to extend its Power8 restructuring at its Airbus planemaking division and will take more measures to tackle the negative impact of the

Business

Zimbabwe re-denominates currency

Beset by hyper-inflation, Zimbabwe is to cut ten zeros from its currency. That means that the old ten billion dollar banknote will become a one

Beset by hyper-inflation, Zimbabwe is to cut ten zeros from its currency. That means that the old ten billion dollar banknote will become a one

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Olmert to resign as Israeli PM over corruption probe

Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert has said he will step down over a corruption probe after his ruling Kadima party chooses a new leader in two

Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert has said he will step down over a corruption probe after his ruling Kadima party chooses a new leader in two

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Turkish ruling AK party escapes ban

Turkey’s governing AK Party will not be banned after winning its battle in the constitutional court. Prosecutors had called for the party to be

Turkey’s governing AK Party will not be banned after winning its battle in the constitutional court. Prosecutors had called for the party to be

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Hague prosecuter vows "efficient" Karadzic trial

The Chief Prosecutor at The Hague, Serge Brammertz, said it would be a “complex trial” but he would seek advance the case in an “efficient manner”

The Chief Prosecutor at The Hague, Serge Brammertz, said it would be a “complex trial” but he would seek advance the case in an “efficient manner”

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Karadzic supporters vent anger in Belgrade

Even before Karadzic’s transfer to the Hague, the anger of his supporters had boiled over in the streets. Thousands gathered in Belgrade on

Even before Karadzic’s transfer to the Hague, the anger of his supporters had boiled over in the streets. Thousands gathered in Belgrade on

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Karadzic set to appear before war crimes judges

The former Bosnian Serb leader, Radovan Karadzic, will appear before the UN war crimes tribunal on Thursday. It follows his transfer to The Hague

The former Bosnian Serb leader, Radovan Karadzic, will appear before the UN war crimes tribunal on Thursday. It follows his transfer to The Hague

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Israel's Kadima Party announces leadership vote

Israel’s governing Kadima Party is to hold a leadership election in the autumn which could see Prime Minister Ehud Olmert ousted.   Several Kadima

Israel’s governing Kadima Party is to hold a leadership election in the autumn which could see Prime Minister Ehud Olmert ousted.   Several Kadima

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Palestinian boy shot dead in occupied West Bank

Medical staff say Israeli troops have shot dead a 12-year-old Palestinian boy during a confrontation over Israel’s separation barrier in the occupied

Medical staff say Israeli troops have shot dead a 12-year-old Palestinian boy during a confrontation over Israel’s separation barrier in the occupied

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Pro-Karadzic rally ends in riots

Police and supporters of captured war crimes suspect Radovan Karadzic have clashed after a pro-nationalist march in Belgrade. Police fired tear

Police and supporters of captured war crimes suspect Radovan Karadzic have clashed after a pro-nationalist march in Belgrade. Police fired tear

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WTO talks collapse, scuppering plans to lift millions out of poverty

As incredulous ministers leave the World Trade Organisation in Geneva following the collapse of marathon talks, the question on everyone’s lips is –

As incredulous ministers leave the World Trade Organisation in Geneva following the collapse of marathon talks, the question on everyone’s lips is –

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Success in HIV prevention

The number of people dying and becoming infected with the HIV Virus has dropped. A UN report reveals worldwide deaths to AIDs has gone down slightly

The number of people dying and becoming infected with the HIV Virus has dropped. A UN report reveals worldwide deaths to AIDs has gone down slightly

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Netherlands

War Crimes suspect Radovan Karadzic has arrived at the Hague to face war crimes charges.   Karadzic left Belgrade in the early hours of the morning

War Crimes suspect Radovan Karadzic has arrived at the Hague to face war crimes charges.   Karadzic left Belgrade in the early hours of the morning