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2009-06-15

News

One Iranian killed and many wounded at opposition rally

At least one person has been killed as gunmen opened fire at an opposition rally in Iran, where tens of thousands of reformist opposition supporters

At least one person has been killed as gunmen opened fire at an opposition rally in Iran, where tens of thousands of reformist opposition supporters

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One Iranian killed and many wounded at opposition rally

At least one person has been killed as gunmen opened fire at an opposition rally in Iran, where tens of thousands of reformist opposition supporters

At least one person has been killed as gunmen opened fire at an opposition rally in Iran, where tens of thousands of reformist opposition supporters

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Three women hostages found dead in Yemen

Three women, two Germans and a Korean from a party of nine foreigners kidnapped in Yemen, have been found shot dead near Saada in the north of the

Three women, two Germans and a Korean from a party of nine foreigners kidnapped in Yemen, have been found shot dead near Saada in the north of the

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Israeli foreign minister backs peace moves

Israel’s foreign minister has backed his Prime Minister’s conditional endorsement of a future Palestinian state as long as it is demilitarised

Israel’s foreign minister has backed his Prime Minister’s conditional endorsement of a future Palestinian state as long as it is demilitarised

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Brokering the terms for peace in the Middle East

On June 4 the US President Barack Obama made his landmark speech to the Muslim world. In it, he pressed Israel to accept a two state solution for

On June 4 the US President Barack Obama made his landmark speech to the Muslim world. In it, he pressed Israel to accept a two state solution for

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Death reported at opposition rally in Iran

It is reported at least one person has been killed as gunmen opened fire at an opposition rally in Iran, where tens of thousands of reformist

It is reported at least one person has been killed as gunmen opened fire at an opposition rally in Iran, where tens of thousands of reformist

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Protests from Ahmadinejad supporters

Pro-Ahmadinejad supporters have also demonstrated outside the French and British embassies, condemning what they call outside interference in Iran’s

Pro-Ahmadinejad supporters have also demonstrated outside the French and British embassies, condemning what they call outside interference in Iran’s

Europe

Croatia border talks fail again

Croatia has failed in its latest attempt to solve a border disagreement with Sovenia. This has been holding up negotiations on Croatia joining the

Croatia has failed in its latest attempt to solve a border disagreement with Sovenia. This has been holding up negotiations on Croatia joining the

Business

Monday 15th June

A bearish Monday for European stocks which finished the day down three percent. The sell off came with investors reacting to a weekend meeting

A bearish Monday for European stocks which finished the day down three percent. The sell off came with investors reacting to a weekend meeting

Business

UK bankers criticise tougher regulations

Britain’s banks have said that they are not happy with proposed changes in banking regulations aimed at preventing a repeat of the credit crunch

Britain’s banks have said that they are not happy with proposed changes in banking regulations aimed at preventing a repeat of the credit crunch

Business

Gloomy Paris Airshow opens

Grey skies and rain echoed the mood among aerospace and defence companies as the Paris Air Show opened. Marking the event’s centenary there are

Grey skies and rain echoed the mood among aerospace and defence companies as the Paris Air Show opened. Marking the event’s centenary there are

Business

Euro zone jobless totals rise

Grim employment news from the euro zone. The 16 countries using the single European currency lost a record 1.22 million jobs in the first three

Grim employment news from the euro zone. The 16 countries using the single European currency lost a record 1.22 million jobs in the first three

Business

Volvo's truck sales slump

Swedish truck maker Volvo’s deliveries of vehicles fell 57 percent in May compared with the same month last year. But it noted that the sales of

Swedish truck maker Volvo’s deliveries of vehicles fell 57 percent in May compared with the same month last year. But it noted that the sales of

Business

Holcim acquires Cemex's Aussie division

Swiss cement maker Holcim is buying the Australian business of its debt-laden Mexican rival Cemex. It will pay almost 1.2 one point two billion

Swiss cement maker Holcim is buying the Australian business of its debt-laden Mexican rival Cemex. It will pay almost 1.2 one point two billion

Culture

US indie movie "Gigantic" on release in UK

Upcoming US acting talents Paul Dano and Zooey Deschanel team up in “Gigantic”, an offbeat love story set in New York City. Dano, who has already

Upcoming US acting talents Paul Dano and Zooey Deschanel team up in “Gigantic”, an offbeat love story set in New York City. Dano, who has already

Culture

Martha Argerich Project brings talent to Lugano

Launched in 2002 under the patronage of charismatic Argentinian pianist Martha Argerich, the Project which bears the same name has helped uncover

Launched in 2002 under the patronage of charismatic Argentinian pianist Martha Argerich, the Project which bears the same name has helped uncover

Science_technology

One-million old mammoth discovered in Serbia

An almost complete and beautifully preserved mammoth fossil was recently discovered in eastern Serbia. It’s believed to be one million years old

An almost complete and beautifully preserved mammoth fossil was recently discovered in eastern Serbia. It’s believed to be one million years old

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Livni gives Netanyahu tacit support

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been holding a meeting with his faction at the Knesset less than 24 hours after his speech accepting

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been holding a meeting with his faction at the Knesset less than 24 hours after his speech accepting

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UK flu outbreak 'under control'

Health authorities in the UK have sent condolences to the family of the first person in Europe to die of swine-flu, but they have tried to reassure

Health authorities in the UK have sent condolences to the family of the first person in Europe to die of swine-flu, but they have tried to reassure

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Georgian police clash with anti-government protesters

Anti-government demonstrators in Georgia have been beaten up by masked police in the capital Tbilisi. Demonstrators were demanding the release of

Anti-government demonstrators in Georgia have been beaten up by masked police in the capital Tbilisi. Demonstrators were demanding the release of

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Ahmadinejad delays trip to Russia

The attendance of the Iranian President at a regional security summit in Russia has been delayed amid the mass protests in his country. The

The attendance of the Iranian President at a regional security summit in Russia has been delayed amid the mass protests in his country. The

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Israel's 'step in the right direction' - EU ministers

Ministers in the European Union have given a cautious welcome to words from the Israeli Prime Minister, saying he will accept a Palestinian state

Ministers in the European Union have given a cautious welcome to words from the Israeli Prime Minister, saying he will accept a Palestinian state