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2010-01-18

Europe

EU pledges major aid package for Haiti

Europe’s 27 development ministers have promised close to half a billion euros for Haiti’s earthquake relief fund. It is the first major test for

Europe’s 27 development ministers have promised close to half a billion euros for Haiti’s earthquake relief fund. It is the first major test for

Business

Junker re-elected Eurozone chairman

The Eurozone’s finance ministers have re-elected Luxembourg’s Prime Minister Jean-Claude Junker to serve a third two and a half year term as the

The Eurozone’s finance ministers have re-elected Luxembourg’s Prime Minister Jean-Claude Junker to serve a third two and a half year term as the

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euronews: Special report from Haiti

euronews has its own special correspondent, Luis Carballo, on the ground in Haiti. Earlier, we spoke with him to see how the relief effort is

euronews has its own special correspondent, Luis Carballo, on the ground in Haiti. Earlier, we spoke with him to see how the relief effort is

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Palestinians in Gaza donate to Haiti

It might be one of the world’s poorest areas, besieged by its neighbour Israel, but Palestinians living in the Gaza Strip have been donating what

It might be one of the world’s poorest areas, besieged by its neighbour Israel, but Palestinians living in the Gaza Strip have been donating what

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Haiti aid appeal overshadows Golden Globes

With the crisis in quake ravaged Haiti dominating the news there was a sombre air to this year’s Golden Globe movie awards in Los Angeles, even if

With the crisis in quake ravaged Haiti dominating the news there was a sombre air to this year’s Golden Globe movie awards in Los Angeles, even if

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Aid and security - the problems facing Haiti

It is six days since the catastrophic earthquake tore the Haiti apart and woke the world to the appalling plight of its people. The sharpest focus

It is six days since the catastrophic earthquake tore the Haiti apart and woke the world to the appalling plight of its people. The sharpest focus

Business

Keep the cash taps open says IMF

The boss of the IMF has redoubled his pre-Christmas warning that governments must not abandon their economic stimulus measures too soon. Dominique

The boss of the IMF has redoubled his pre-Christmas warning that governments must not abandon their economic stimulus measures too soon. Dominique

Business

SNCF goes off the rails

French rail monopoly SNCF is to cut 1400 jobs this year and cut services on unprofitable lines, like the Paris-Arras or Lille-Strasbourg services

French rail monopoly SNCF is to cut 1400 jobs this year and cut services on unprofitable lines, like the Paris-Arras or Lille-Strasbourg services

Business

EADS drone project under threat

EADS’s troubled planemaking division, already mired in disagreemnents with several EU governments with delays and cost overruns on its A400M military

EADS’s troubled planemaking division, already mired in disagreemnents with several EU governments with delays and cost overruns on its A400M military

Business

Richemont earnings beat all forecasts

Signs the rich are spending again comes from Richemont group, the name behind Cartier watches and Chloe handbags. Christmas sales beat all forecasts

Signs the rich are spending again comes from Richemont group, the name behind Cartier watches and Chloe handbags. Christmas sales beat all forecasts

Business

Greek farmers take to the roads in protest

Greek farmers have caused traffic chaos to start the week, blocking major motorways and clogging up the main border crossing with Bulgaria to demand

Greek farmers have caused traffic chaos to start the week, blocking major motorways and clogging up the main border crossing with Bulgaria to demand

Science_technology

House dating back 8,000 years found in Israel

In Tel Aviv the Isreali Antiquities Authority says it has discovered the remains of a prehistoric building and several ancient flint tools. The

In Tel Aviv the Isreali Antiquities Authority says it has discovered the remains of a prehistoric building and several ancient flint tools. The

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problems facing rescue workers in Haiti

The rescue work on the ground in Haiti goes on. Euronews special correspondent, Luis Carballo and his camera crew travelled with aid workers to see

The rescue work on the ground in Haiti goes on. Euronews special correspondent, Luis Carballo and his camera crew travelled with aid workers to see

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Aid and security - the problems facing Haiti

It is a desperate dash for food. The now familiar everyday battle for survival in Haiti. It is six days since the catastrophic earthquake tore the

It is a desperate dash for food. The now familiar everyday battle for survival in Haiti. It is six days since the catastrophic earthquake tore the

Culture

Milan men's fashion week

At Milan, fashion fans flocked to the finale of the Emporio Armani Autumn/Winter 2010/2011 show. For the colour palette, yet again grey was the new

At Milan, fashion fans flocked to the finale of the Emporio Armani Autumn/Winter 2010/2011 show. For the colour palette, yet again grey was the new

Culture

Golden Globes

Avatar mopped up at this year’s Golden Globes winning gongs for best picture as well as best director (James Cameron). The film has been hailed as a

Avatar mopped up at this year’s Golden Globes winning gongs for best picture as well as best director (James Cameron). The film has been hailed as a

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President Karzai claims control after suicide attack

In what appeared to be a well planned and co-ordinated attack Taliban militants set off explosions in the heart of Kabul. A gun battle on the

In what appeared to be a well planned and co-ordinated attack Taliban militants set off explosions in the heart of Kabul. A gun battle on the

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Haiti: Aid still slow to reach earthquake survivors

America is to send 2,200 extra troops to Haiti to help with security and the distribution of food and water to earthquake survivors. Massive

America is to send 2,200 extra troops to Haiti to help with security and the distribution of food and water to earthquake survivors. Massive

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Ukraine's presidential poll goes to run-off

Ukraine’s opposition leader Viktor Yanukovich will face his old rival Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko in a second round presidential run-off after

Ukraine’s opposition leader Viktor Yanukovich will face his old rival Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko in a second round presidential run-off after

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Pope's attacker freed from prison

The man who tried to assassinate Pope John Paul II has been freed from prison. Mehmet Ali Agca was driven out of jail in Ankara nearly 30 years after

The man who tried to assassinate Pope John Paul II has been freed from prison. Mehmet Ali Agca was driven out of jail in Ankara nearly 30 years after

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Success for 'Avatar' at Golden Globes

It has been a triumphant night for US director James Cameron and his 3D blockbuster ‘Avatar’ at this year’s Golden Globes in Los Angeles. In addition

It has been a triumphant night for US director James Cameron and his 3D blockbuster ‘Avatar’ at this year’s Golden Globes in Los Angeles. In addition

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Militants attack Afghan capital

Some two dozen suspected Taliban militants, some wearing suicide vests, have attacked several locations in Kabul in a commando-style operation

Some two dozen suspected Taliban militants, some wearing suicide vests, have attacked several locations in Kabul in a commando-style operation

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Ukraine presidential poll set for February run-off

Ukrainian opposition leader Viktor Yanukovich is set to face his old foe Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko in a second round run-off for the

Ukrainian opposition leader Viktor Yanukovich is set to face his old foe Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko in a second round run-off for the

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Billionaire businessman Pinera wins election in Chile

The people of Chile have ended 20 years of centre-left rule by voting in Sebastian Pinera as their new president. Supporters of the billionaire

The people of Chile have ended 20 years of centre-left rule by voting in Sebastian Pinera as their new president. Supporters of the billionaire

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Senegal offers Haitians a new life in Africa

The massive earthquake which struck Haiti last week is just the latest disaster to befall the Caribbean nation. Battered and bruised from both

The massive earthquake which struck Haiti last week is just the latest disaster to befall the Caribbean nation. Battered and bruised from both

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Jewish leader confronts Pope on Holocaust silence

Pope Benedict’s visit to Rome’s synagogue on Sunday stirred up the controversial issue of the Vatican’s reaction to the Holocaust. The trip saw Jews

Pope Benedict’s visit to Rome’s synagogue on Sunday stirred up the controversial issue of the Vatican’s reaction to the Holocaust. The trip saw Jews