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2009-10-26

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Islamabad university reopens after suicide bomb attack

The Islamic International University of Islamabad has reopend its doors after a twin suicide bomb attack killed seven students and staff and injured

The Islamic International University of Islamabad has reopend its doors after a twin suicide bomb attack killed seven students and staff and injured

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Karadzic refuses to attend first day of trial

One of the world’s most wanted men looked nothing like his wanted posters until his arrest last year. With a beard, hat and glasses he looked more

One of the world’s most wanted men looked nothing like his wanted posters until his arrest last year. With a beard, hat and glasses he looked more

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Minority Portuguese government sworn in

It is down to business for Jose Socrates after the weakened Portuguese prime minister was sworn in for a second stint at the helm. His socialist

It is down to business for Jose Socrates after the weakened Portuguese prime minister was sworn in for a second stint at the helm. His socialist

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Baghdad mourns victims of one of its deadliest days

The death toll from Sunday’s double car-bombing in Baghdad yesterday has now risen to at least 155, with more than 500 people injured. While

The death toll from Sunday’s double car-bombing in Baghdad yesterday has now risen to at least 155, with more than 500 people injured. While

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Merkel defends tax cuts as a remedy for recession

Angela Merkel has been defending her new government’s plans to cut taxes as a way to revive the economy. The German chancellor has

Angela Merkel has been defending her new government’s plans to cut taxes as a way to revive the economy. The German chancellor has

Business

South Korea's economy is growing at its fastest rate in 7 years

The 2.6% expanision may push the central bank to raise borrowing costs for this first time since the Lehman Brothers collapsed. The nation may

The 2.6% expanision may push the central bank to raise borrowing costs for this first time since the Lehman Brothers collapsed. The nation may

Business

Unemployment in France

Unemployment in France increased by 21,600 people in Septmber, which is a slight increase says the government. The total number of jobless people

Unemployment in France increased by 21,600 people in Septmber, which is a slight increase says the government. The total number of jobless people

Business

Dutch financial services group ING

Dutch financial services group ING has announced that it will divide itself into separate companies, splitting its banking and insurance businesses

Dutch financial services group ING has announced that it will divide itself into separate companies, splitting its banking and insurance businesses

Business

European stocks have retreated

The FTSE index of top European shares was down 0.8% Heavyweight energy shares surrendered early gains as oil prices fell and the dollar rebounded

The FTSE index of top European shares was down 0.8% Heavyweight energy shares surrendered early gains as oil prices fell and the dollar rebounded

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Ethnic lines drawn as Karadzic trial opens

Women who lost their menfolk in the massacre of 8,000 Muslim men and boys in Srebrenica watched the events unfold in the Dutch capital and aired

Women who lost their menfolk in the massacre of 8,000 Muslim men and boys in Srebrenica watched the events unfold in the Dutch capital and aired

Europe

Stature, not size, key for new EU president

There is enough chance that the Lisbon Treaty is about to get the final check mark that the new post of European Council president is being

There is enough chance that the Lisbon Treaty is about to get the final check mark that the new post of European Council president is being

Europe

Germany's surprise EU Commissioner

A local politician with a controversial past is the surprise choice of Germany as its member in the European Commission. Guenther Oettinger is the

A local politician with a controversial past is the surprise choice of Germany as its member in the European Commission. Guenther Oettinger is the

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Passengers stranded by Iberia strike

Hundreds of passengers of the Spanish airline Iberia have been stranded by a two-day strike by cabin crew. The industrial action, in protest

Hundreds of passengers of the Spanish airline Iberia have been stranded by a two-day strike by cabin crew. The industrial action, in protest

Environment

British wine wins prizes

The sene almost looks like France or even Italy – vineyards rolling almost as far as the eye can see – but in fact these 265 acres of vineyards are

The sene almost looks like France or even Italy – vineyards rolling almost as far as the eye can see – but in fact these 265 acres of vineyards are

Culture

Rome Film Festival

At the Rome Film Festival this year, the best film prize was won by Broderskab directed by Nicolo Donato. The film tells the story of a homophobic

At the Rome Film Festival this year, the best film prize was won by Broderskab directed by Nicolo Donato. The film tells the story of a homophobic

Europe

Cross-border inheritance rules shake up

The news of a generous inheritance from a family member can sometimes be more like a poisoned gift when all the paperwork that needs to be filled out

The news of a generous inheritance from a family member can sometimes be more like a poisoned gift when all the paperwork that needs to be filled out

Science_technology

Himalayan glaciers shrinking

Experts fear that these glaciers in the Himalayas are shrinking. Temperatures here have risen by 1.1 degrees celsius over the last 100 years. The

Experts fear that these glaciers in the Himalayas are shrinking. Temperatures here have risen by 1.1 degrees celsius over the last 100 years. The

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Euronews meets Mauritania's Foreign Minister

Prominent women in politics in the Arab world are very few and far between, but one has risen to one of the great offices of state; the foreign

Prominent women in politics in the Arab world are very few and far between, but one has risen to one of the great offices of state; the foreign

Culture

Zingaro stuns again

The latest and much-anticipated Theatre Zingaro equestrian spectacular has been unveiled at Rouen. The founder and artistic director of the company

The latest and much-anticipated Theatre Zingaro equestrian spectacular has been unveiled at Rouen. The founder and artistic director of the company

Europe

Roma inclusion

Europe’s largest minority, some 12 million Roma, now live in the EU, where non-discrimination is institutionalised. But has this really changed their

Europe’s largest minority, some 12 million Roma, now live in the EU, where non-discrimination is institutionalised. But has this really changed their

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Hague court considers options after Karadzic no show

The families of those scarred by some of the worst atrocities in Europe since the Second World War, reacted with fury after the man they hold

The families of those scarred by some of the worst atrocities in Europe since the Second World War, reacted with fury after the man they hold

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Helicopter crashes claim US lives in Afghanistan

Fourteen Americans have been killed in Afghanistan in two separate helicopter accidents. Seven US troops and three civilians lost their lives in a

Fourteen Americans have been killed in Afghanistan in two separate helicopter accidents. Seven US troops and three civilians lost their lives in a

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Hundreds of Iberia flights grounded by strike

Air travel in Spain has been severely disrupted by a strike by workers of the national airline, Iberia. More than 400 domestic and international

Air travel in Spain has been severely disrupted by a strike by workers of the national airline, Iberia. More than 400 domestic and international

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Victim families fume as start of Karadzic trial delayed

Relatives of the alleged victims of Radovan Karadzic were there for the opening of his war crimes trial, but the former Bosnian Serb leader himself

Relatives of the alleged victims of Radovan Karadzic were there for the opening of his war crimes trial, but the former Bosnian Serb leader himself

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Paedophile trial fuels castration debate in France

The rape trial of a French paedophile who has asked to be physically castrated begins today. Francis Evrard, who has already spent 30 years in prison

The rape trial of a French paedophile who has asked to be physically castrated begins today. Francis Evrard, who has already spent 30 years in prison

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Iran mulling over UN nuclear proposal

Iran claims it may ship a part of its stockpile of low enriched uranium abroad for further enrichment as part of a UN drafted proposal. The West

Iran claims it may ship a part of its stockpile of low enriched uranium abroad for further enrichment as part of a UN drafted proposal. The West