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2009-03-03

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Karadzic refuses to plead at UN court

The tribunal for the former Yugoslavia has entered a plea of not guilty on behalf of Radovan Karadzic after he refused to plead. The former

The tribunal for the former Yugoslavia has entered a plea of not guilty on behalf of Radovan Karadzic after he refused to plead. The former

News

No solution in sight to illegal Jewish settlements

Typically, a Jewish settlement is built on a hill-top, for security reasons say those who live there, surrounded by a buffer zone made up of land

Typically, a Jewish settlement is built on a hill-top, for security reasons say those who live there, surrounded by a buffer zone made up of land

Europe

EU launches campaign for equal pay

Equal pay for equal work — that’s the message from the EU as it launches a campaign ahead of International Women’s Day to tackle the gender

Equal pay for equal work — that’s the message from the EU as it launches a campaign ahead of International Women’s Day to tackle the gender

News

Brown gets his moment with Obama

British Prime Minister Gordon Brown has met Barack Obama at the White House, becoming the first European leader to meet the new US President face to

British Prime Minister Gordon Brown has met Barack Obama at the White House, becoming the first European leader to meet the new US President face to

Business

Bernanke urges aggressive action

US Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke has urged bold action to pull the world’s largest economy out of recession. Bernanke told a

US Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke has urged bold action to pull the world’s largest economy out of recession. Bernanke told a

Business

Spanish jobless total at 13-year high

Unemployment in Spain reached almost 3.5 million in February, that is the highest level in 13 years. Jobless benefit claims leapt by 154,000 last

Unemployment in Spain reached almost 3.5 million in February, that is the highest level in 13 years. Jobless benefit claims leapt by 154,000 last

Business

Tuesday 3rd March

After a day of choppy trade, European shares finished at their lowest since 1996 on concerns over the global economy and particularly the ailing

After a day of choppy trade, European shares finished at their lowest since 1996 on concerns over the global economy and particularly the ailing

Business

EU will bail out euro zone countries

The European Union has pledged to bail out any of the countries using the euro if they face a serious crisis rather than have them seek help from the

The European Union has pledged to bail out any of the countries using the euro if they face a serious crisis rather than have them seek help from the

Europe

Europe's actors call for equal rights

Actors across Europe are demanding equal rights with musicians to protect their intellectual property ahead of an EU vote. The European

Actors across Europe are demanding equal rights with musicians to protect their intellectual property ahead of an EU vote. The European

Business

Switzerland in recession

Switzerland is the latest European country to enter recession. Its economy shrank at the end of last year as export demand slumped and companies

Switzerland is the latest European country to enter recession. Its economy shrank at the end of last year as export demand slumped and companies

News

Spain and Russia sign broad energy deal

Spain and Russia have signed a broad agreement on energy cooperation involving electricity production from fossil fuels and renewable sources. The

Spain and Russia have signed a broad agreement on energy cooperation involving electricity production from fossil fuels and renewable sources. The

News

Cricket attack strikes at heart of Pakistani passion

In a country fanatical about cricket, the attack in Lahore was particularly traumatic. The sport’s ruling body admits international cricket will

In a country fanatical about cricket, the attack in Lahore was particularly traumatic. The sport’s ruling body admits international cricket will

News

Lahore attack has parallels with Mumbai assault

It is still not clear who was behind the deadly assault on Sri Lanka’s cricket team in Pakistan on Tuesday, but experts say it was similar to the

It is still not clear who was behind the deadly assault on Sri Lanka’s cricket team in Pakistan on Tuesday, but experts say it was similar to the

Science_technology

Tackling social phobias and anxiety disorders

Arachnophobia – fear of spiders, Vertigo – fear of heights or even fear of the dark, virtual therapy, still in its infancy, seeks to help heal

Arachnophobia – fear of spiders, Vertigo – fear of heights or even fear of the dark, virtual therapy, still in its infancy, seeks to help heal

Culture

Dolce&Gabbana, Cavalli and Etro in recession season

The Dolce&Gabbana designing duo know how to make a silk purse out of a sow’s ear. In this recession season where most designers are playing it safe

The Dolce&Gabbana designing duo know how to make a silk purse out of a sow’s ear. In this recession season where most designers are playing it safe

Culture

Serbian and Albanian filmmakers on "Honeymoon"

“Honeymoon” is the first Serbian-Albanian film co-production. The movie is set in contemporary Albania and Serbia and follows the fortunes of two

“Honeymoon” is the first Serbian-Albanian film co-production. The movie is set in contemporary Albania and Serbia and follows the fortunes of two

News

Ukraine parliament sacks foreign minister

Ukraine’s government appears headed for the rocks again following the foreign minister’s sacking by parliament. Volodymyr Ohryzko’s dismissal

Ukraine’s government appears headed for the rocks again following the foreign minister’s sacking by parliament. Volodymyr Ohryzko’s dismissal

News

Karadzic refuses to plead at UN court

The tribunal for the former Yugoslavia has entered a plea of not guilty on behalf of Radovan Karadzic after he refused to plead. The former

The tribunal for the former Yugoslavia has entered a plea of not guilty on behalf of Radovan Karadzic after he refused to plead. The former

News

Jailed Russian tycoon Khodorkovsky back in court

Jailed Russian oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky has appeared back in court on new charges of fraud and money laundering. The trial is being closely

Jailed Russian oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky has appeared back in court on new charges of fraud and money laundering. The trial is being closely

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Clinton repeats US backing for two-state Mideast plan

Hillary Clinton has underlined the warm nature of America’s relationship with Israel on her first trip there as US Secretary of State. She met

Hillary Clinton has underlined the warm nature of America’s relationship with Israel on her first trip there as US Secretary of State. She met

Europe

June 4-7, 2009: European elections

From June 4-7, EU citizens will have the chance to elect the people they want to represent them in the European parliament for the next five years

From June 4-7, EU citizens will have the chance to elect the people they want to represent them in the European parliament for the next five years

Europe

Preventing disasters

Storms in France, fires in Greece, floods in Britain – no one is safe from natural disasters, which are likely to increase with the effects of

Storms in France, fires in Greece, floods in Britain – no one is safe from natural disasters, which are likely to increase with the effects of

News

Sri Lankans say tour should not have gone ahead

Relatives of the Sri Lankan cricketers targeted in the Lahore attacks have been voicing shock and anger. Many feel the tour should never have gone

Relatives of the Sri Lankan cricketers targeted in the Lahore attacks have been voicing shock and anger. Many feel the tour should never have gone

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Terrorists attack Sri Lankan cricket team in Pakistan

A massive security operation is under way in Pakistan after a terrorist attack on the Sri Lankan cricket team. Gunmen fired AK47s and rockets at

A massive security operation is under way in Pakistan after a terrorist attack on the Sri Lankan cricket team. Gunmen fired AK47s and rockets at

News

Khodorkovsky back in dock for second trial

Former oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovosky has been back in court in Moscow to face new charges ahead of a trial for embezzlement and money

Former oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovosky has been back in court in Moscow to face new charges ahead of a trial for embezzlement and money

News

Divisions and new governments complicate new Mideast peace drive

There are already issues that divide the new US administration and any eventual Israeli government led by Benjamin Netanyahu. One of those is the

There are already issues that divide the new US administration and any eventual Israeli government led by Benjamin Netanyahu. One of those is the

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Clinton talks peace on her debut in Israel

Hillary Clinton has reiterated America’s support for Israel on her first visit there as Secretary of State. Tasked with sounding out the region’s

Hillary Clinton has reiterated America’s support for Israel on her first visit there as Secretary of State. Tasked with sounding out the region’s

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Guinea-Bissau seeks to reassure after twin killings

Amid international condemnation over the killing of President “Nino” Vieira, Guinea-Bissau’s army has pledged to respect “constitutional order.”

Amid international condemnation over the killing of President “Nino” Vieira, Guinea-Bissau’s army has pledged to respect “constitutional order.”