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2010-03-31

Europe

EU Development Commissioner confident over Haiti aid evolution

Adrian Lancashire Euronews Andris Piebalgs European Commissioner for Development “The situation has really changed politically in Haiti.” –

Adrian Lancashire Euronews Andris Piebalgs European Commissioner for Development “The situation has really changed politically in Haiti.” –

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15 years on Serbia still struggles with Srebrenica

Two world wars seemed to have taught Europe better, but in the final decade of the 20th century civilians were still being led away to death

Two world wars seemed to have taught Europe better, but in the final decade of the 20th century civilians were still being led away to death

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Mixed reaction to Serbia's apology for Srebrenica

Reaction to the Serbian parliament’s apology for the 1995 Srebrenica massacre has revealed how deeply polarised the country still is about its

Reaction to the Serbian parliament’s apology for the 1995 Srebrenica massacre has revealed how deeply polarised the country still is about its

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Towards a total Burka ban in Belgium

For a very Muslim few women this is how they see Europe, and now an EU member state may be about to outlaw both versions of this full veil in

For a very Muslim few women this is how they see Europe, and now an EU member state may be about to outlaw both versions of this full veil in

Europe

Cybercriminality Forum -- striking back

Is your computer system safe? Are you sure? President Obama’s Twitter account was hacked, by an unemployed technician in France, who claimed it was

Is your computer system safe? Are you sure? President Obama’s Twitter account was hacked, by an unemployed technician in France, who claimed it was

Business

Franco-German accord on taxing the banks

Germany and France have agreed on a new bank tax to help pay for all the public money the industry has received in bail-out funds. The accord came

Germany and France have agreed on a new bank tax to help pay for all the public money the industry has received in bail-out funds. The accord came

Business

Joy in German jobless figures

German unemployment figures delivered a pleasant surprise for the government in March, falling unexpectedly by the biggest margin since June

German unemployment figures delivered a pleasant surprise for the government in March, falling unexpectedly by the biggest margin since June

Science_technology

iPad presses ahead

Newspaper editors are keeping a close watch on the progress of the new ipad which should be available in Europe by the end of this April. They are

Newspaper editors are keeping a close watch on the progress of the new ipad which should be available in Europe by the end of this April. They are

Science_technology

X-woman one of a kind

Researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Anthrolpology in Leipzig, Germany, think they have identified a previously unknown “hominid” or type of

Researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Anthrolpology in Leipzig, Germany, think they have identified a previously unknown “hominid” or type of

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Faulty French breast implants banned

Questions are being asked about the quality of cosmetic surgery in France after a court ordered the closure of a breast implant firm. Health

Questions are being asked about the quality of cosmetic surgery in France after a court ordered the closure of a breast implant firm. Health

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Aid pledged to Haiti at donors conference.

At the United Nations hosted one day donors conference, representatives from across the globe gathered to pledge long term aid to Haiti. It was

At the United Nations hosted one day donors conference, representatives from across the globe gathered to pledge long term aid to Haiti. It was

Culture

Clash of the Titans

Clash of the Titans is the first of the summer blockbusters and has been hastily transfered to 3D in an attempt to capitalise on the success of

Clash of the Titans is the first of the summer blockbusters and has been hastily transfered to 3D in an attempt to capitalise on the success of

Culture

Morcheeba are back

Morcheeba of 1999 hit “Rome Wasn’t Built in a Day” are back and preparing to release a new single (Even Though) in May, and in June their new album

Morcheeba of 1999 hit “Rome Wasn’t Built in a Day” are back and preparing to release a new single (Even Though) in May, and in June their new album

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Deadly Dagestan bombing as Chechen rebel admits Moscow attacks

There has been more carnage in Russia, this time in the republic of Dagestan in the Caucasus. It comes on the same day Chechen rebel leader Doku

There has been more carnage in Russia, this time in the republic of Dagestan in the Caucasus. It comes on the same day Chechen rebel leader Doku

Business

Japan's exporters enjoy new order surge

Japanese companies won new export orders in March at a rate not seen in almost six years. A survey showed the manufacturing sector is likely to

Japanese companies won new export orders in March at a rate not seen in almost six years. A survey showed the manufacturing sector is likely to

Business

Turkey rallies to reduce 2009 GDP shrinkage

Turkey’s strong economic performance towards the back-end of last year helped to take a little of the sting out of the recession. Six per cent

Turkey’s strong economic performance towards the back-end of last year helped to take a little of the sting out of the recession. Six per cent

Business

Inflation pumped up in eurozone

Inflation in the eurozone has been pushed up much faster than economists had predicted, and the jobless rate reached double digits in

Inflation in the eurozone has been pushed up much faster than economists had predicted, and the jobless rate reached double digits in

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Fear of reprisals spreads amongst Muslims in Moscow

In Moscow’s oldest mosque members of the Muslim community gather. They share a common uneasy feeling following the double suicide bombings in the

In Moscow’s oldest mosque members of the Muslim community gather. They share a common uneasy feeling following the double suicide bombings in the

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More protests on the cards for Thailand

In Thailand, protestors are gearing up for another weekend of anti-government demonstrations. That’s despite news that the Thai government is

In Thailand, protestors are gearing up for another weekend of anti-government demonstrations. That’s despite news that the Thai government is

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Haiti asks the international community for help

Haiti will ask the world for four billion dollars to help it rebuild and modernise in the wake of the earthquake which decimated the

Haiti will ask the world for four billion dollars to help it rebuild and modernise in the wake of the earthquake which decimated the

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Death toll in Russian bombs rises

Two more bombings have hit Russia. At least 12 people, including a top local police official, have been killed by two suicide bombings in Russia’s

Two more bombings have hit Russia. At least 12 people, including a top local police official, have been killed by two suicide bombings in Russia’s

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Serbia's parliament apologises for massacre

Serbia’s parliament has apologised for the slaughter of thousands of Bosnian Muslims massacred in Sebrenica in 1995. The landmark resolution was

Serbia’s parliament has apologised for the slaughter of thousands of Bosnian Muslims massacred in Sebrenica in 1995. The landmark resolution was

Nocomment

Gaza shooting

A Palestinian youth was shot and wounded by the Israeli army on March 30 in Gaza.

A Palestinian youth was shot and wounded by the Israeli army on March 30 in Gaza.

Nocomment

Tokyo Hanami

Tokyo residents enjoy cherry blossoms in full bloom.

Tokyo residents enjoy cherry blossoms in full bloom.

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Death toll rises in Russia explosions

Russia has been rocked by two explosions again. At least nine people are reported to have been killed in the two blasts in the town of Kizlyar in the

Russia has been rocked by two explosions again. At least nine people are reported to have been killed in the two blasts in the town of Kizlyar in the

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Obama and Sarkozy present a united front

Presidents Barack Obama and Nicolas Sarkozy have been at pains to dispel rumours of tension and division during a press conference at the end of the

Presidents Barack Obama and Nicolas Sarkozy have been at pains to dispel rumours of tension and division during a press conference at the end of the

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Belgium moves to ban the burqa

Belgium is set to take a key step today towards banning full Islamic veils from being worn in public places. A committee of MPs is expected to back

Belgium is set to take a key step today towards banning full Islamic veils from being worn in public places. A committee of MPs is expected to back