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2009-09-11

Europe

Milk dry-up begins

Flooding downtown Charleroi with milk, Belgian farmers have joined a growing industrial dispute over low milk prices. This could limit supplies next

Flooding downtown Charleroi with milk, Belgian farmers have joined a growing industrial dispute over low milk prices. This could limit supplies next

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Has the war on terror worked?

After the 9/11 attacks on the United States, Washington declared al-Qaeda the ultimate threat facing the country and the rest of the world

After the 9/11 attacks on the United States, Washington declared al-Qaeda the ultimate threat facing the country and the rest of the world

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Coast guard exercise rings alarm bells

During the September 11 commemoration service in Washington, a security alert briefly set nerves jangling. Reports were flashed on major TV and radio

During the September 11 commemoration service in Washington, a security alert briefly set nerves jangling. Reports were flashed on major TV and radio

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New York remembers WTC dead

The emotions were raw in New York as the city marked the sad anniversary of 9/11. Thousands of family members of the dead and volunteers who tried to

The emotions were raw in New York as the city marked the sad anniversary of 9/11. Thousands of family members of the dead and volunteers who tried to

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French minister accused of racist remarks

An internet race row has sparked calls for the resignation of France’s Interior Minister, one of President Nicolas Sarkozy’s closest friends. In a

An internet race row has sparked calls for the resignation of France’s Interior Minister, one of President Nicolas Sarkozy’s closest friends. In a

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Iran leader warns opposition of "harsh response"

Iran’s Supreme Leader has issued a stern warning to the opposition, three months after Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s contested election victory. It was

Iran’s Supreme Leader has issued a stern warning to the opposition, three months after Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s contested election victory. It was

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Israel returns fire after Lebanon rocket attack

Israel has returned fire after a cross-border rocket attack from Lebanon. At least two rockets struck northern Israel. The Israeli military

Israel has returned fire after a cross-border rocket attack from Lebanon. At least two rockets struck northern Israel. The Israeli military

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Obama leads 9/11 commemorations

President Obama has led America in commemorating the victims of the 9/11 attacks, eight years ago today. He was in Washington, to remember the nearly

President Obama has led America in commemorating the victims of the 9/11 attacks, eight years ago today. He was in Washington, to remember the nearly

Europe

Shuffling for next Commission

If Portugal’s Jose Manuel Barroso wins EU parliament approval next week for another run as European Commission president, he’ll do it with a

If Portugal’s Jose Manuel Barroso wins EU parliament approval next week for another run as European Commission president, he’ll do it with a

Europe

Slovenia-Croatia progress in border row

Slovenia says is is ready to lift its veto on neighbour Croatia’s European Union accession talks. This comes after both countries’ prime ministers

Slovenia says is is ready to lift its veto on neighbour Croatia’s European Union accession talks. This comes after both countries’ prime ministers

Europe

Parliament's challenge to Barroso

The only candidate as next President of the European Commission, to succeed himself, has European governments’ support but needs the Parliament’s

The only candidate as next President of the European Commission, to succeed himself, has European governments’ support but needs the Parliament’s

Culture

Utopics stirs the public in Bienne

Since 1954 the international sculpture exhibition in Biel, Switerland, has been an essential date for public space artworks. And you can’t get much

Since 1954 the international sculpture exhibition in Biel, Switerland, has been an essential date for public space artworks. And you can’t get much

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Job losses expected as Magna buys GM Europe

General Motors may have handed over the keys of its European arm Canadian car parts maker Magna – but the final agreement still needs to be thrashed

General Motors may have handed over the keys of its European arm Canadian car parts maker Magna – but the final agreement still needs to be thrashed

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Taliban spokesman arrested in Pakistan

Pakistan is claiming to have landed a new blow on the Taliban, arresting the insurgents’ spokesman in the Swat Valley. Muslim Khan is the most senior

Pakistan is claiming to have landed a new blow on the Taliban, arresting the insurgents’ spokesman in the Swat Valley. Muslim Khan is the most senior

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9/11 museum 'on track' for 2011 opening

Manhattan still bears the scars of the 9/11 attacks, a constant reminder to New Yorkers of the catastrophe eight years ago. Ground Zero is a gigantic

Manhattan still bears the scars of the 9/11 attacks, a constant reminder to New Yorkers of the catastrophe eight years ago. Ground Zero is a gigantic

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US remembers the 9/11 attacks

Eight years after nearly 3000 people died in the attacks on New York’s World Trade Centre, dramatic unseen footage has been released for the first

Eight years after nearly 3000 people died in the attacks on New York’s World Trade Centre, dramatic unseen footage has been released for the first

Culture

Another Israeli take on war - 'Lebanon'

Israeli director Samuel Maoz commits his personal experiences inside a tank to celluloid in ‘Lebanon’. The movie, which is showing in competition

Israeli director Samuel Maoz commits his personal experiences inside a tank to celluloid in ‘Lebanon’. The movie, which is showing in competition

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Women freed from Turkey's fake 'Big Brother'

Nine young women in Turkey have been set free from a villa two months after entering a fake big brother style reality television show. Police said

Nine young women in Turkey have been set free from a villa two months after entering a fake big brother style reality television show. Police said

Europe

Norway crowns Oslo its intercultural capital

Like many countries in Europe, Norway is facing up to the challenges and opportunities of immigration and cultural diversity.

Like many countries in Europe, Norway is facing up to the challenges and opportunities of immigration and cultural diversity.

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British Vauxhall workers face anxious wait over jobs

The uncertainty felt by Belgian workers after the news that Magna would buy Opel and Vauxhall was matched by the 5,500-strong British workforce of

The uncertainty felt by Belgian workers after the news that Magna would buy Opel and Vauxhall was matched by the 5,500-strong British workforce of

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Berlusconi the 'best' puts on brave face

Italy’s Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has hit back at his critics, saying he is far and away the best leader in Italian history and has never

Italy’s Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has hit back at his critics, saying he is far and away the best leader in Italian history and has never

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9/11: eight years on but the pain continues

It has been exactly eight years since the simple date September 11 became an horrific watershed moment for America and the rest of the world

It has been exactly eight years since the simple date September 11 became an horrific watershed moment for America and the rest of the world

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Car workers await news on job cuts

Car workers at Opel and its sister company Vauxhall are waiting to find out if their jobs are safe after General Motors announced the sale of the two

Car workers at Opel and its sister company Vauxhall are waiting to find out if their jobs are safe after General Motors announced the sale of the two

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Slovakia and Hungary decide to bury the hatchet

After months of diplomatic bickering and amid a growing language row, the Slovakian and Hungarian prime ministers have met to smooth things over

After months of diplomatic bickering and amid a growing language row, the Slovakian and Hungarian prime ministers have met to smooth things over