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2009-02-05

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Another FARC hostage released

Rebels in Colombia say they have freed a former member of parliament kidnapped in 2002, in what is the third hostage release this week. A Red Cross

Rebels in Colombia say they have freed a former member of parliament kidnapped in 2002, in what is the third hostage release this week. A Red Cross

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Israel prepares to vote with Netanyahu poised for victory

Israel goes to the polls on Tuesday in an election that is being marked by apathy and confusion. Previous election campaigns have been occasions

Israel goes to the polls on Tuesday in an election that is being marked by apathy and confusion. Previous election campaigns have been occasions

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Nazi-hunter has "serious doubts" over Heim's death

There is fresh confusion over the fate of fugitive concentration camp doctor Aribert Heim. A leading Nazi-hunter now says he has serious doubts

There is fresh confusion over the fate of fugitive concentration camp doctor Aribert Heim. A leading Nazi-hunter now says he has serious doubts

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Europe wants more protection for sharks

So-called cartilaginous fish, such as sharks and rays, with their gristly, rubbery flesh, are increasingly under threat from fishermen around the

So-called cartilaginous fish, such as sharks and rays, with their gristly, rubbery flesh, are increasingly under threat from fishermen around the

Europe

Tough times for German temps

Deepening economic recession brings along very tough times for German temporary workers: companies do not prolonge their contracts, no jobs for ten

Deepening economic recession brings along very tough times for German temporary workers: companies do not prolonge their contracts, no jobs for ten

Science_technology

Columbus: The European contribution to the ISS

A year ago the space shuttle Atlantis delivered the European built laboratory module “Columbus” to the International Space Station. It was, and

A year ago the space shuttle Atlantis delivered the European built laboratory module “Columbus” to the International Space Station. It was, and

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Italian doctors told to report illegal immigrants

Tough new rules to crack down on illegal immigrants have been approved by the Italian Senate. The upper house of parliament has approved a law

Tough new rules to crack down on illegal immigrants have been approved by the Italian Senate. The upper house of parliament has approved a law

Europe

Two differing views on Gaza from within Israel

In the aftermath of the war in Gaza, and as Israel prepares to vote in a general election, euronews met two Israeli commentators in Tel Aviv and

In the aftermath of the war in Gaza, and as Israel prepares to vote in a general election, euronews met two Israeli commentators in Tel Aviv and

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Sweden wants to allow new nuclear reactors

Amid growing concerns over climate change, the government of Sweden wants to lift a decades-old ban on building new nuclear reactors. The Nordic

Amid growing concerns over climate change, the government of Sweden wants to lift a decades-old ban on building new nuclear reactors. The Nordic

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Banking thriller opens Berlin film festival

Burning issues from the real world will be tackled on the big screen at the Berlin film festival which starts today. Organisers say the choice of

Burning issues from the real world will be tackled on the big screen at the Berlin film festival which starts today. Organisers say the choice of

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Sweden wants to allow new nuclear reactors

Amid growing concerns over climate change, the government of Sweden wants to lift a decades-old ban on building new nuclear reactors. The Nordic

Amid growing concerns over climate change, the government of Sweden wants to lift a decades-old ban on building new nuclear reactors. The Nordic

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Sharing your location - on your mobile!

A fantastic new friend-finder or the start of electronic stalking? Make your own mind up about new software launched by Internet search giant Google

A fantastic new friend-finder or the start of electronic stalking? Make your own mind up about new software launched by Internet search giant Google

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UK oil workers end strike over foreign labour

British workers have voted to end a week-long wildcat strike in protest over the use of foreign labour at the French-owned Lindsey Oil Refinery

British workers have voted to end a week-long wildcat strike in protest over the use of foreign labour at the French-owned Lindsey Oil Refinery

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Probe finds Nazi "Dr Death" died in Cairo in 1992

A Nazi fugitive nicknamed “Dr Death” died in Cairo in 1992. Aribert Heim was thought to be alive and well and living in Chile until German

A Nazi fugitive nicknamed “Dr Death” died in Cairo in 1992. Aribert Heim was thought to be alive and well and living in Chile until German

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Madoff probe recovers nearly a billion dollars

It has been revealed that about a billion US dollars has been recovered from the investment firm of alleged fraudster Bernard Madoff. The former

It has been revealed that about a billion US dollars has been recovered from the investment firm of alleged fraudster Bernard Madoff. The former

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Hamas accused of stealing vital aid

The Palestinian group Hamas has been accused of stealing hundreds of food parcels and thousands of blankets destined for those in need in the Gaza

The Palestinian group Hamas has been accused of stealing hundreds of food parcels and thousands of blankets destined for those in need in the Gaza

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Märklin flies for bankruptcy protection

The famous German model railway maker Märklin could be approaching the end of the line. The firm’s filed for bankruptcy protection after failing to

The famous German model railway maker Märklin could be approaching the end of the line. The firm’s filed for bankruptcy protection after failing to

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Obama gets tough on need for stimulus plan

The White House is upping the pressure on the need for a massive economic stimulus package, as US Senators continue to wrangle over the details

The White House is upping the pressure on the need for a massive economic stimulus package, as US Senators continue to wrangle over the details

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Pope changes tune on Holocaust-denying Bishop

The Vatican has been forced into damage control mode. Amid mounting anger over the rehabilitation of a Bishop who denies the extent of the Holocaust

The Vatican has been forced into damage control mode. Amid mounting anger over the rehabilitation of a Bishop who denies the extent of the Holocaust

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Nazi war criminal dead since 1992

Nazi war criminal Dr Aribert Heim, thought to be still on the run, actually died nearly 20 years ago. The revelation comes from an investigation by

Nazi war criminal Dr Aribert Heim, thought to be still on the run, actually died nearly 20 years ago. The revelation comes from an investigation by