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2010-03-17

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Mustafa Al Barghouti: "Sanctions must be imposed on Israel"

Mohammad Elhamy, euronews You are in Jerusalem and you have spoken to people there. Do you think what is happening now could turn into a third

Mohammad Elhamy, euronews You are in Jerusalem and you have spoken to people there. Do you think what is happening now could turn into a third

Business

Merkel raises euro expulsion for fiscal repeat offenders

Criticism among the countries using the euro has climbed a notch. Following French-German sniping over consumer-centred economic coordination comes

Criticism among the countries using the euro has climbed a notch. Following French-German sniping over consumer-centred economic coordination comes

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EU's Ashton calls for Middle East talks

EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton has urged Israeli and Palestinians to reopen peace talks amid rising tensions between the two

EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton has urged Israeli and Palestinians to reopen peace talks amid rising tensions between the two

Business

IMF wants better economic cooperation

The head of the International Monetary Fund has called on the world’s leading economies to cooperate better to overcome imbalances, improve financial

The head of the International Monetary Fund has called on the world’s leading economies to cooperate better to overcome imbalances, improve financial

Business

BOJ eases lending further

Japan’s central bank has increased the amount of money it is making available for commercial banks to lend. The hope is that will keep Japan’s

Japan’s central bank has increased the amount of money it is making available for commercial banks to lend. The hope is that will keep Japan’s

Business

Status quo for OPEC output

OPEC oil ministers have agreed to keep the group’s production quotas unchanged at their meeting in Vienna. The decision was no surprise but even

OPEC oil ministers have agreed to keep the group’s production quotas unchanged at their meeting in Vienna. The decision was no surprise but even

Business

BMW forecasts profit rise

BMW has said it expects a significant rise in pretax profit this year. That would come from demand for new models like its 5 Series and the four

BMW has said it expects a significant rise in pretax profit this year. That would come from demand for new models like its 5 Series and the four

Business

Surprise fall in UK jobless claims

Britain’s dole queues shrank in February by the biggest amount since 1997. The fall in unemployment benefit claimants surprised the financial

Britain’s dole queues shrank in February by the biggest amount since 1997. The fall in unemployment benefit claimants surprised the financial

News

ETA blamed for French police killing

Anti-terrorist police are looking for several suspected Basque separatists from ETA after a French policeman was shot dead near Paris yesterday

Anti-terrorist police are looking for several suspected Basque separatists from ETA after a French policeman was shot dead near Paris yesterday

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Campaigners call for asbestos ban

Anti-asbestos activists have gathered in Turin, Italy, to call for a worldwide ban on the deadly building material and justice for victims. The

Anti-asbestos activists have gathered in Turin, Italy, to call for a worldwide ban on the deadly building material and justice for victims. The

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Pope urges 'healing' over Irish sex abuse

Pope Benedict XVI will write a letter to Catholics in Ireland following revelations that priests were involved in silencing abused

Pope Benedict XVI will write a letter to Catholics in Ireland following revelations that priests were involved in silencing abused

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'Electric shock' game show shocks TV researchers

How can TV turn people into torturers? A documentary broadcast on French television depicts a game show where participants willingly give electric

How can TV turn people into torturers? A documentary broadcast on French television depicts a game show where participants willingly give electric

Culture

Kapoor exhibits in Bilbao for first time in Spain

An exhibition dedicated to the work of Anish Kapoor is on display at the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, the first time the artist has had a large-scale

An exhibition dedicated to the work of Anish Kapoor is on display at the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, the first time the artist has had a large-scale

Culture

Lifting the veil on women, Islam and sexuality

Four actresses, 12 monologues, one play: “The Veiled Monologues” is by the Dutch writer and actress Adelheid Roosen. Created in 2008, the work is

Four actresses, 12 monologues, one play: “The Veiled Monologues” is by the Dutch writer and actress Adelheid Roosen. Created in 2008, the work is

Science_technology

Breakthrough claimed in cot-death study

Scientists in France believe they have made a crucial breakthrough in the study of cot-deaths that could pinpoint which newborn babies are at risk

Scientists in France believe they have made a crucial breakthrough in the study of cot-deaths that could pinpoint which newborn babies are at risk

Science_technology

The mini cancer treatment with maxi impact

Doctors in Scotland are using a revolutionary new method of treating benign skin cancers. It comes in the form of a small light emitting device that

Doctors in Scotland are using a revolutionary new method of treating benign skin cancers. It comes in the form of a small light emitting device that

Europe

Merkel: Euro expulsion should be an option

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said kicking out a member of the euro should be an option. In what is being seen as a reference to Greece, she

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said kicking out a member of the euro should be an option. In what is being seen as a reference to Greece, she

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Former Iraqi PM gains lead as counting nears end

Iraq’s former prime minister Iyad Allawi has edged past his rival, the current PM Nuri al-Maliki as results are counted from the country’s general

Iraq’s former prime minister Iyad Allawi has edged past his rival, the current PM Nuri al-Maliki as results are counted from the country’s general

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Tensions still high in Jerusalem

Israeli security forces continue to remain on high alert in Jerusalem with fears of additional clashes with Palestinians. Relative calm has so far

Israeli security forces continue to remain on high alert in Jerusalem with fears of additional clashes with Palestinians. Relative calm has so far

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Thai protesters pour blood over PM's home

Red-shirted anti-government demonstrators in Thailand converged on the house of the prime minister where they poured blood over the gates in a

Red-shirted anti-government demonstrators in Thailand converged on the house of the prime minister where they poured blood over the gates in a

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ETA blamed for French police killing

Basque separatists from ETA are suspected after a French policeman was shot and killed in a suburb south-east of Paris. The 52 year old was part of a

Basque separatists from ETA are suspected after a French policeman was shot and killed in a suburb south-east of Paris. The 52 year old was part of a

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"The Falles", The Valencian traditional celebration

The Valencian traditional celebration “The Falles” in praise of Saint Joseph in Valencia, Spain. The term Falles refers to both the celebration and

The Valencian traditional celebration “The Falles” in praise of Saint Joseph in Valencia, Spain. The term Falles refers to both the celebration and

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Blood protest at Thai government office

Thailand’s ‘Red-shirt’ movement are giving blood to throw at government offices in protest at what they say is the illegitimate leadership of Prime

Thailand’s ‘Red-shirt’ movement are giving blood to throw at government offices in protest at what they say is the illegitimate leadership of Prime

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Students clashed with police in Uganda

Hundreds of university students clashed with police in Uganda’s capital, Kampala after killing of two Kenyan students.

Hundreds of university students clashed with police in Uganda’s capital, Kampala after killing of two Kenyan students.

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Kremlin confident START-2 is on track

Moscow has tried to calm fears that a long-awaited new nuclear arms reduction pact with Washington might be in doubt. The successor to the

Moscow has tried to calm fears that a long-awaited new nuclear arms reduction pact with Washington might be in doubt. The successor to the

Business

Honda recalls 410,000 vehicles in US

Honda is to recall more than 410,000 Odyssey minivans and Element small trucks in the US due to a problem with their brakes. No-one has been

Honda is to recall more than 410,000 Odyssey minivans and Element small trucks in the US due to a problem with their brakes. No-one has been

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Israel and the US try to heal rift

Violence in East Jerusalem has continued over Israeli plans to build settler homes there, but the United States and Israel are now trying to patch

Violence in East Jerusalem has continued over Israeli plans to build settler homes there, but the United States and Israel are now trying to patch

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Iraq election: Allawi leads Maliki for first time

Former Iraqi Prime Minister Iyad Allawi has edged past the country’s current Prime Minister Nuri-al-Maliki for the first time as the election count

Former Iraqi Prime Minister Iyad Allawi has edged past the country’s current Prime Minister Nuri-al-Maliki for the first time as the election count