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2009-03-13

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Foreign urban planning help in Vietnam

Ho Chi Minh City is booming. To meet major challenges in urban planning the economic capital of Vietnam is developing cooperation policies with

Ho Chi Minh City is booming. To meet major challenges in urban planning the economic capital of Vietnam is developing cooperation policies with

Europe

Money talks at Cartoon Movie

The movers and shakers of the European animation industry have been cutting deals in Lyon. After ten years in Berlin the organisers of Cartoon Movie

The movers and shakers of the European animation industry have been cutting deals in Lyon. After ten years in Berlin the organisers of Cartoon Movie

Europe

A day in the life of two MEPs

A Euronews team accompanied two European Parliament members during a working day in Brussels and in Nicosia.

A Euronews team accompanied two European Parliament members during a working day in Brussels and in Nicosia.

Business

OPEC decides on output cuts

With demand sliding and stockpiles rising, members of the oil producers cartel OPEC are meeting this weekend to decide whether to pump less. The

With demand sliding and stockpiles rising, members of the oil producers cartel OPEC are meeting this weekend to decide whether to pump less. The

Business

EU questions GM Europe bosses

General Motors bosses were summoned to Brussels to discuss the struggling car maker’s future in Europe. GM’s chief operating officer, Fritz

General Motors bosses were summoned to Brussels to discuss the struggling car maker’s future in Europe. GM’s chief operating officer, Fritz

Europe

Vulnerable still insecure in Darfur

EU defense ministers and the Czech EU presidency have called the EUFOR-Chad mission a success. But organisers such as those in Djabal camp recognise

EU defense ministers and the Czech EU presidency have called the EUFOR-Chad mission a success. But organisers such as those in Djabal camp recognise

Europe

EU Chad force to don blue helmets

Some 2,000 European Union soldiers currently shouldering peacekeeping duties in Chad will transfer to a United Nations force. A roughly

Some 2,000 European Union soldiers currently shouldering peacekeeping duties in Chad will transfer to a United Nations force. A roughly

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Problems facing the G20

The worst financial and economic crisis since the Great Depression shows no sign of ending and governments and economists are divided on the best way

The worst financial and economic crisis since the Great Depression shows no sign of ending and governments and economists are divided on the best way

News

Rise in threats to German schools.

Police in Germany have received more threats to schools since teenager Tim Kretschmer went on a deadly rampage in the south west of the country on

Police in Germany have received more threats to schools since teenager Tim Kretschmer went on a deadly rampage in the south west of the country on

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Aircraft engine fault causing Heathrow crash could happen again

Experts have warned the fault that caused a British airways jet to crash land at Heathrow last year could recur. The National Transportation

Experts have warned the fault that caused a British airways jet to crash land at Heathrow last year could recur. The National Transportation

News

Tax havens loosen bank secrecy rules

Switzerland, Luxembourg and Austria have become the latest countries to loosen their bank secrecy rules. Switzerland said it had no wish to appear

Switzerland, Luxembourg and Austria have become the latest countries to loosen their bank secrecy rules. Switzerland said it had no wish to appear

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Policeman's funeral unites N.Ireland

The funeral of a policeman in Northern Ireland has attracted mourners from all sides of the political divide. Among those at the ceremony in

The funeral of a policeman in Northern Ireland has attracted mourners from all sides of the political divide. Among those at the ceremony in

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Divisions mark moneymen's meeting

The G20 finance ministers and central bankers are in Horsham in the UK in an attempt to weld together a common strategy to fix the world’s ailing

The G20 finance ministers and central bankers are in Horsham in the UK in an attempt to weld together a common strategy to fix the world’s ailing

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Copenhagen votes to let Little Mermaid travel to Shanghai

Copenhagen’s city council has voted to allow the port’s famous Little Mermaid statue to travel to Shanghai for the 2010 World Expo. The decision

Copenhagen’s city council has voted to allow the port’s famous Little Mermaid statue to travel to Shanghai for the 2010 World Expo. The decision

Culture

Duplicity and Revange

Duplicity, by director Tony Gilroy, has been premiered at London’s Leicester Square Odeon. Julia Roberts and Clive Owen star. The film reunites

Duplicity, by director Tony Gilroy, has been premiered at London’s Leicester Square Odeon. Julia Roberts and Clive Owen star. The film reunites

Culture

A Vaulx Jazz Festival

The 22nd A Vaulx Jazz Festival runs from 10th to 22nd March 2009. As well as jazz, blues, and French chanson the festival also features rock and

The 22nd A Vaulx Jazz Festival runs from 10th to 22nd March 2009. As well as jazz, blues, and French chanson the festival also features rock and

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Arab businesswomen still rare says El-Haj Aref

At a conference in Paris of the Arab International Women’s Forum, bringing together businesswomen and company directors from the Arab and western

At a conference in Paris of the Arab International Women’s Forum, bringing together businesswomen and company directors from the Arab and western

News

Dutch police swoop after bomb plot tip-off

Dutch Police have arrested seven people on suspicion of plotting to blow up a number of buildings in an Amsterdam suburb, including a furniture store

Dutch Police have arrested seven people on suspicion of plotting to blow up a number of buildings in an Amsterdam suburb, including a furniture store

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Tax haven centres fall into line

Big tax haven centres, Austria, Switzerland and Luxembourg, are the latest countries to agree to concessions on bank secrecy. Their agreements

Big tax haven centres, Austria, Switzerland and Luxembourg, are the latest countries to agree to concessions on bank secrecy. Their agreements

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Chinese Premier: "More stimulus packages, if crisis bites harder"

It was business as usual, as China’s ceremonial parliament wrapped up its annual session. Delegates rubber-stamped an economic stimulus package

It was business as usual, as China’s ceremonial parliament wrapped up its annual session. Delegates rubber-stamped an economic stimulus package

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Teenage killers internet threat was a hoax

Residents in the German town of Winnenden are still trying to come to terms with the deaths of 16 people after a teenage gunman went on a shooting

Residents in the German town of Winnenden are still trying to come to terms with the deaths of 16 people after a teenage gunman went on a shooting

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Mutineers move in tanks in Madagascar

Rebel soldiers in Madagascar have moved tanks into the country’s capital, Antananarivo. It’s the latest move in a political crisis beginning early

Rebel soldiers in Madagascar have moved tanks into the country’s capital, Antananarivo. It’s the latest move in a political crisis beginning early

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Doubts over threat by German teenage gunman

As Germany mourns the victims of Wednesday’s school shooting, police now doubt the teenage gunman warned of his deadly plan on the internet

As Germany mourns the victims of Wednesday’s school shooting, police now doubt the teenage gunman warned of his deadly plan on the internet

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Obama renews US sanctions against Iran

Barack Obama has renewed sanctions against Iran declaring it continues to pose an ‘‘extraordinary threat’‘ to US national security. The American

Barack Obama has renewed sanctions against Iran declaring it continues to pose an ‘‘extraordinary threat’‘ to US national security. The American

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Tribute to dead British soldiers

A memorial service has been held in honour of two British soldiers shot by dissident republicans in Northern Ireland at the weekend. Hundreds of

A memorial service has been held in honour of two British soldiers shot by dissident republicans in Northern Ireland at the weekend. Hundreds of

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France, Germany reject US push for more spending

Top officials from the world’s major economic powers gather today to prepare April’s G20 summit, with France and Germany’s position already crystal

Top officials from the world’s major economic powers gather today to prepare April’s G20 summit, with France and Germany’s position already crystal