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2010-01-30

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WWI soldiers reburied in France

World War One soldiers have been reburied with full military honours in France. These are some of the 250 unknown British and Australian soldiers

World War One soldiers have been reburied with full military honours in France. These are some of the 250 unknown British and Australian soldiers

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Literature lovers honour Chekov

Celebrations have begun around the world to mark the 150th birthday of Anton Chekov, one of Russia’s most loved and universally acclaimed

Celebrations have begun around the world to mark the 150th birthday of Anton Chekov, one of Russia’s most loved and universally acclaimed

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Italian magistrates protest over reforms

Magistrates across Italy have walked out of courts in protest against plans to speed up the country’s trial and appeal process. In appeals court

Magistrates across Italy have walked out of courts in protest against plans to speed up the country’s trial and appeal process. In appeals court

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China voices anger over US arms sales

China is threatening to impose sanctions on US arms firms and cut cooperation with Washington. This in a row over plans for a multi-billion-euro

China is threatening to impose sanctions on US arms firms and cut cooperation with Washington. This in a row over plans for a multi-billion-euro

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Questions about viability of Nabucco pipeline

Turkey is calling on the European Union to work more seriously on resolving issues surrounding Europe’s Nabucco gas pipeline project. Nabucco aims

Turkey is calling on the European Union to work more seriously on resolving issues surrounding Europe’s Nabucco gas pipeline project. Nabucco aims

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Bankers want stimulus packages to remain

Politicians and bankers appear to have called a ceasefire following a week of mutual sniping at the World Economic Forum, amid claims they have

Politicians and bankers appear to have called a ceasefire following a week of mutual sniping at the World Economic Forum, amid claims they have

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Erdoğan: "Some of the EU member states are not acting honestly"

Prime Minister, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, just before the euronews launch of broadcasting in Turkish, spoke with us on a range of topics, from Turkey’s

Prime Minister, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, just before the euronews launch of broadcasting in Turkish, spoke with us on a range of topics, from Turkey’s

Business

Davos: Education, knowledge and the Internet

Education is high on the agenda in Davos. Former US President Bill Clinton and Israeli President Shimon Peres were among the panellists debating the

Education is high on the agenda in Davos. Former US President Bill Clinton and Israeli President Shimon Peres were among the panellists debating the

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Bankers try to find common ground in Davos

After nearly a week of tough talking in Davos, the world’s top bankers are attempting to find common ground on the need for global financial

After nearly a week of tough talking in Davos, the world’s top bankers are attempting to find common ground on the need for global financial

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Gandhi's ashes poured into Indian Ocean

Ashes of Mahatma Gandhi have been poured into the Indian Ocean off the South African coast, 62 years after his death. Mixed with water, the ashes

Ashes of Mahatma Gandhi have been poured into the Indian Ocean off the South African coast, 62 years after his death. Mixed with water, the ashes

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Aid groups want better access to Haiti victims

Small aid organisations are calling for better ways to distribute aid to victims of the earthquake in Haiti. Desperate people in the town of

Small aid organisations are calling for better ways to distribute aid to victims of the earthquake in Haiti. Desperate people in the town of

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China condemns US arms sales to Taiwan

China has broken off military ties with the United States in protest at Washington’s decision to sell weapons to Taiwan. In a strongly-worded

China has broken off military ties with the United States in protest at Washington’s decision to sell weapons to Taiwan. In a strongly-worded

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Taliban denies talks with UN

The Taliban denies it has had a meeting with the outgoing UN envoy to Afghanistan. This after reports this week that Kai Eide met militants in

The Taliban denies it has had a meeting with the outgoing UN envoy to Afghanistan. This after reports this week that Kai Eide met militants in

Europe

On the trail of the lost heart of Suleyman

This year Europe celebrates not one but three capitals of culture: Essen in Germany, Istanbul and Pecs in Hungary. During the Ottoman Empire, Pecs

This year Europe celebrates not one but three capitals of culture: Essen in Germany, Istanbul and Pecs in Hungary. During the Ottoman Empire, Pecs

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Bankers clash over new regulations

The global push for tougher financial regulation has come under the spotlight at the World Economic Forum. Top US and European bankers have held

The global push for tougher financial regulation has come under the spotlight at the World Economic Forum. Top US and European bankers have held

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Burqa ban debate gains momentum across Europe

Bans on burqas in public places could soon be in force in parts of Europe. French Prime Minister Francois Fillon has asked the country’s highest

Bans on burqas in public places could soon be in force in parts of Europe. French Prime Minister Francois Fillon has asked the country’s highest

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Tourists airlifted out of Machu Picchu

Rescue helicopters have ferried the last of about 3,700 tourists to safety after floods and mudslides destroyed road and rail links near the Inca

Rescue helicopters have ferried the last of about 3,700 tourists to safety after floods and mudslides destroyed road and rail links near the Inca

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Body count mounts as Mexican drug wars rage

Six decapitated bodies have been found dumped by the side of a road in a town in western Mexico. Police believe the victims belong to a gang known

Six decapitated bodies have been found dumped by the side of a road in a town in western Mexico. Police believe the victims belong to a gang known

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Blair sticks to his guns over Iraq war

Former British prime minister Tony Blair has said he has no regrets about the 2003 US-led invasion of Iraq. He told an inquiry into the conflict

Former British prime minister Tony Blair has said he has no regrets about the 2003 US-led invasion of Iraq. He told an inquiry into the conflict