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2008-10-31

Europe

Are Europe and Iran ready to establish a real dialogue?

A big country worrying Brussels. A country with all its contradictions which are shaking up a rich and diversified society. Are Europe and Iran ready

A big country worrying Brussels. A country with all its contradictions which are shaking up a rich and diversified society. Are Europe and Iran ready

Business

Alitalia buyers to pull out source says

Alitalia’s future is up in air again as the only potential investor is reportedly refusing to make a formal bid for the bankrupt airline, thereby

Alitalia’s future is up in air again as the only potential investor is reportedly refusing to make a formal bid for the bankrupt airline, thereby

Europe

USA & Human Rights: views from Europe

Just how many of the pertinent questions of our time been raised during this US presidential election campaign? Euronews brings together two members

Just how many of the pertinent questions of our time been raised during this US presidential election campaign? Euronews brings together two members

Business

Spain's economy shrinks towards recession

Spain looks set to be the next European country to slide into recession. The economy contracted 0.2 percent between July and September from the

Spain looks set to be the next European country to slide into recession. The economy contracted 0.2 percent between July and September from the

Business

Barclays boosts balance sheet

Barclays is turning to Mideast investors to repair its balance sheet, so that it does not have to take money from the British government. Investors

Barclays is turning to Mideast investors to repair its balance sheet, so that it does not have to take money from the British government. Investors

Business

European markets rally at week's end

After a day of choppy trading, European shares ended up over 2.5 percent on Friday. It was the fourth day of gains, boosted by oils and drug

After a day of choppy trading, European shares ended up over 2.5 percent on Friday. It was the fourth day of gains, boosted by oils and drug

Europe

Lyon hosts Eurocities eco-challenge conference

A conference held in the French city of Lyon this week has been helping European cities get to grips with ecological challenges. The Eurocities

A conference held in the French city of Lyon this week has been helping European cities get to grips with ecological challenges. The Eurocities

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Obama tackles possible tax confusion

He is ahead in the opinion polls, but he is leaving nothing to chance. Just days away from the US elections, Democrat Barack Obama has used a rally

He is ahead in the opinion polls, but he is leaving nothing to chance. Just days away from the US elections, Democrat Barack Obama has used a rally

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US election: candidates bank on green vote

Although the campaign has been dominated by the economic crisis, the environment and the cost of energy are still hot topics in the US presidential

Although the campaign has been dominated by the economic crisis, the environment and the cost of energy are still hot topics in the US presidential

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France moves to free hostages in Cameroon

France says it is doing all it can to rescue 10 people, including six French sailors, kidnapped off the coast of Cameroon. Two militia groups from

France says it is doing all it can to rescue 10 people, including six French sailors, kidnapped off the coast of Cameroon. Two militia groups from

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Child quake survivors threatened by disease

Hundreds of children who survived Pakistan’s recent earthquake are reported to have fallen ill with potentially fatal diseases. The Pakistani

Hundreds of children who survived Pakistan’s recent earthquake are reported to have fallen ill with potentially fatal diseases. The Pakistani

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Aid agencies warn of humanitarian crisis in DRC

Concern is growing for the tens of thousands of people trying to flee the violence in Congo, who not only face hunger but also disease. In what the

Concern is growing for the tens of thousands of people trying to flee the violence in Congo, who not only face hunger but also disease. In what the

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France and UK in mission to DR Congo

London and Paris have launched a joint mission to try to bring an end to renewed conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Both countries’

London and Paris have launched a joint mission to try to bring an end to renewed conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Both countries’

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Militia seizes oil workers in disputed Bakassi peninsula

Two militia groups from Cameroon’s Bakassi peninsula have claimed responsibility for the kidnapping of 10 men from an oil vessel. The captives

Two militia groups from Cameroon’s Bakassi peninsula have claimed responsibility for the kidnapping of 10 men from an oil vessel. The captives

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Obama and McCain blitz must-win states

Just days before the US elections, the presidential candidates are making a sweep of what they consider to be must-win states. With Democrat Barack

Just days before the US elections, the presidential candidates are making a sweep of what they consider to be must-win states. With Democrat Barack

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Election not over, says Obama

As November 4 draws closer, Barack Obama continues to hold a steady lead over his Republican rival in opinion polls. But refusing to take victory for

As November 4 draws closer, Barack Obama continues to hold a steady lead over his Republican rival in opinion polls. But refusing to take victory for

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Plea for protection of Congolese civilians

Human rights groups are demanding the urgent protection of civilians caught up in fighting between rebels and government troops in the east of the

Human rights groups are demanding the urgent protection of civilians caught up in fighting between rebels and government troops in the east of the

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Increased speculation about Kim Jong-il

There is further speculation in North Korea about the health of the country’s leader. Kim Jong-il has failed to turn up for the funeral of one of the

There is further speculation in North Korea about the health of the country’s leader. Kim Jong-il has failed to turn up for the funeral of one of the

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Medvedev fires Ziazikov from Ingushetian presidency

Time’s up for the president of Ingushetia, who has been sacked by President Medvedev. Mosow has lost patience with the increasingly lawless

Time’s up for the president of Ingushetia, who has been sacked by President Medvedev. Mosow has lost patience with the increasingly lawless

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Syria 'reducing troop numbers' on Iraq border

Syria is reducing its military presence on its border with Iraq, according to a report from a private Syrian television station. The measure has

Syria is reducing its military presence on its border with Iraq, according to a report from a private Syrian television station. The measure has

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Obama seeks to protect polls lead in swing states

The battle for votes in the eastern states of America continues. Democrat Barack Obama was in Virginia, which has voted Republican for the last 44

The battle for votes in the eastern states of America continues. Democrat Barack Obama was in Virginia, which has voted Republican for the last 44

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Goodbye to Tempelhof as Berliners mourn the airport's closure

Hundreds of people gathered at Tempelhof airport on Thursday night to bid farewell to the famed hub of the Berlin Airlift. The airport became a

Hundreds of people gathered at Tempelhof airport on Thursday night to bid farewell to the famed hub of the Berlin Airlift. The airport became a