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2009-11-20

Europe

Chinese perceptions of Europe

Reinforcing Europe’s influence on the world stage is one of the big goals behind the EU’s streamlining of its highest positions. Europe wants to be

Reinforcing Europe’s influence on the world stage is one of the big goals behind the EU’s streamlining of its highest positions. Europe wants to be

Europe

EU gaining appreciation in Washington

For an outside look at Europe moving forward, Euronews sought out an American expert in international relations who specialises in the EU: Dr

For an outside look at Europe moving forward, Euronews sought out an American expert in international relations who specialises in the EU: Dr

Europe

EU shortens its phone number

Rounding off coverage of Europe’s launch of new leaders, Euronews’ in-house cartoonist harps on Kissinger’s quip which captured the imagination

Rounding off coverage of Europe’s launch of new leaders, Euronews’ in-house cartoonist harps on Kissinger’s quip which captured the imagination

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UN marks the Convention on the Rights of the Child

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon commemorates the 20th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child. Speaking in New York Ban Ki-moon

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon commemorates the 20th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child. Speaking in New York Ban Ki-moon

Europe

EU to choose executive commission

The European Union has turned it’s attention to choosing an executive commission, after electing a new president and foreign affairs chief last

The European Union has turned it’s attention to choosing an executive commission, after electing a new president and foreign affairs chief last

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Afghanistan: A deadly place for children

Afghanistan is the most dangerous place on the planet for a child to born, according to the United Nations. The country has the highest infant

Afghanistan is the most dangerous place on the planet for a child to born, according to the United Nations. The country has the highest infant

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Sanctions on Iran not the way, urges IAEA chief

Iran’s decision not to process enriched uranium abroad has disappointed six world powers. Officials from Britain, France, the US, Germany and

Iran’s decision not to process enriched uranium abroad has disappointed six world powers. Officials from Britain, France, the US, Germany and

Culture

Slovenian guitarist Anze Palka

Slovenian guitarist Anze Palka has developed a style all of his own – a mix of Spanish flamenco and classical guitar. He says: “The most

Slovenian guitarist Anze Palka has developed a style all of his own – a mix of Spanish flamenco and classical guitar. He says: “The most

Culture

Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans

Werner Herzog directs Nicolas Cage and Eva Mendes in Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans. The film is a remake of the Harvey Keitel outing in

Werner Herzog directs Nicolas Cage and Eva Mendes in Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans. The film is a remake of the Harvey Keitel outing in

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Freed sailors speak of death threats

The 36 crew of the Basque owned fishing boat Alakrana freed by Somali pirates this week say their captures threatened to shoot them. The vessel

The 36 crew of the Basque owned fishing boat Alakrana freed by Somali pirates this week say their captures threatened to shoot them. The vessel

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Body of dead police officer found after UK floods

Rescue services have recovered the body of a police officer who disappeared into a swollen river after a bridge collapsed. As north west England was

Rescue services have recovered the body of a police officer who disappeared into a swollen river after a bridge collapsed. As north west England was

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Henry says replay with Irish would be fair

Football’s world governing body has again insisted that the controversial France-Ireland World Cup qualifier will not be replayed. Television

Football’s world governing body has again insisted that the controversial France-Ireland World Cup qualifier will not be replayed. Television

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Kissinger's call question answered

The European Union has the answer to the long running question attributed to former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger: Who do I call if I want to

The European Union has the answer to the long running question attributed to former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger: Who do I call if I want to

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'Human fat murderers' arrested in Peru

Peruvian police say they have broken up a gang suspected of killing dozens of people in order to sell their body fat to cosmetic companies. In a

Peruvian police say they have broken up a gang suspected of killing dozens of people in order to sell their body fat to cosmetic companies. In a

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Floods hit north west England: 11 people missing

RAF helicopters have been involved in overnight rescue operations after torrential rain lashed towns in the north west of England. As many as 200

RAF helicopters have been involved in overnight rescue operations after torrential rain lashed towns in the north west of England. As many as 200

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Belgian and Brit face tough tenure at the top

The European Union has named unassuming Belgian Prime Minister Herman van Rompuy as the new full time President of the European Council, while

The European Union has named unassuming Belgian Prime Minister Herman van Rompuy as the new full time President of the European Council, while

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Hijacked Spanish trawler arrives in the Seychelles  

The 36 crew of the Basque owned fishing boat the Alakrana hijacked by Somali pirates has arrived safely in the Seychelles. The vessel was

The 36 crew of the Basque owned fishing boat the Alakrana hijacked by Somali pirates has arrived safely in the Seychelles. The vessel was

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Obama warns Iran over its "no" to nuclear deal

Iran’s leadership is maintaining a defiant attitude towards the international community after rejecting a nuclear deal from the UN’s atomic watch

Iran’s leadership is maintaining a defiant attitude towards the international community after rejecting a nuclear deal from the UN’s atomic watch

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Russia guarantees gas supplies to Europe

Europe can perhaps look forward to a winter with stable energy supplies following talks between Russia and Ukraine. Kiev’s dire economy has

Europe can perhaps look forward to a winter with stable energy supplies following talks between Russia and Ukraine. Kiev’s dire economy has

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Clinton praises Karzai pledge to fight corruption

Hillary Clinton has welcomed the pledge by Afghanistan’s newly sworn-in president to battle corruption both within and without political circles

Hillary Clinton has welcomed the pledge by Afghanistan’s newly sworn-in president to battle corruption both within and without political circles

Europe

Pro-Europe Ashton gets to sit at EU high-table

The choice of Catherine Ashton could be seen as a nod towards understated efficiency rather than the influence of a high-profile big-name diplomat

The choice of Catherine Ashton could be seen as a nod towards understated efficiency rather than the influence of a high-profile big-name diplomat

Europe

Congratulations pour in for new EU president

From now on the US knows who to call if President Obama wants to phone Europe – the old so-called Kissinger question attributed to the former

From now on the US knows who to call if President Obama wants to phone Europe – the old so-called Kissinger question attributed to the former

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Obama warns Iran over its "no" to nuclear deal

Iran’s leadership is maintaining a defiant attitude towards the international community after rejecting a nuclear deal from the UN’s atomic watch

Iran’s leadership is maintaining a defiant attitude towards the international community after rejecting a nuclear deal from the UN’s atomic watch

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Van Rompuy, Ashton new pan-EU leaders

Low-key Belgian Prime Minister Herman Van Rompuy has been named the new full time President of the European Council, and Briton Catherine Ashton has

Low-key Belgian Prime Minister Herman Van Rompuy has been named the new full time President of the European Council, and Briton Catherine Ashton has

Europe

Why Van Rompuy is EU President

Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Belgium, the Fleming Herman Van Rompuy gained substantial favour as a candidate for the new job of full-time

Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Belgium, the Fleming Herman Van Rompuy gained substantial favour as a candidate for the new job of full-time

Europe

Why Ashton is EU Foreign Policy Chief

Catherine Ashton has had little foreign affairs experience. She was appointed a member of the British parliament’s upper house, the House of Lords

Catherine Ashton has had little foreign affairs experience. She was appointed a member of the British parliament’s upper house, the House of Lords