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2010-04-14

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Kazakhstan's nuclear legacy

At the elderly care home in Semipalatinsk, we met 85 year old Praskovya. Semipalatinsk, or Semey, is a city 150 kilometers from the main Soviet

At the elderly care home in Semipalatinsk, we met 85 year old Praskovya. Semipalatinsk, or Semey, is a city 150 kilometers from the main Soviet

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Football for Future

euronews Chris Cummins: For some football is a game to enjoy, but here at the Mahlasedi Masana Primary School in the Mamelodi township just outside

euronews Chris Cummins: For some football is a game to enjoy, but here at the Mahlasedi Masana Primary School in the Mamelodi township just outside

Europe

Cyprus thorns still impede healing divisions

The two sides’ leaders in the Cyprus stand-off have been talking intensively. A final settlement has not come out of it but it beat the alternative

The two sides’ leaders in the Cyprus stand-off have been talking intensively. A final settlement has not come out of it but it beat the alternative

Europe

Angry postal workers demonstrate in Brussels

If you are not happy with the mail, you are not alone: Postal workers have been demonstrating outside the European Parliament in Brussels, demanding

If you are not happy with the mail, you are not alone: Postal workers have been demonstrating outside the European Parliament in Brussels, demanding

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Burial plans split Poland

Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk joined thousands of mourners as he paid his last respects to the late President on Wednesday. The bodies of Lech

Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk joined thousands of mourners as he paid his last respects to the late President on Wednesday. The bodies of Lech

Business

Daimler cuts ties with Iran

Daimler’s boss Dieter Zetsche has announced that the luxury carmaker will be the latest German firm to reduce its business ties with Iran because of

Daimler’s boss Dieter Zetsche has announced that the luxury carmaker will be the latest German firm to reduce its business ties with Iran because of

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Violence in Jakarta over Muslim scholar's tomb

Hundreds of machete wielding protesters in Jakarta have clashed with security forces using water cannon and rubber bullets over plans to build in an

Hundreds of machete wielding protesters in Jakarta have clashed with security forces using water cannon and rubber bullets over plans to build in an

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Bodies of thirty crash victims repatriated

The bodies of thirty more crash victims were repatriated today. An official ceremony to mark the arrival of the remains was held at Warsaw’s

The bodies of thirty more crash victims were repatriated today. An official ceremony to mark the arrival of the remains was held at Warsaw’s

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Race to find trapped victims of China quake

An earthquake has toppled homes, offices and schools in the remote mountainous Tibetan plateau of southwest China – killing 400 people and injuring

An earthquake has toppled homes, offices and schools in the remote mountainous Tibetan plateau of southwest China – killing 400 people and injuring

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US backs interim Kyrgyz government

The United States is giving its backing to Kyrgyzstan’s interim government whose leader is calling for deposed President Kurmanbek Bakiyev to stand

The United States is giving its backing to Kyrgyzstan’s interim government whose leader is calling for deposed President Kurmanbek Bakiyev to stand

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UK Liberal Democrats launch manifesto

In the UK, the opposition Liberal Democrats have unveiled their policy programme for next month’s election. The party focused on four main areas in

In the UK, the opposition Liberal Democrats have unveiled their policy programme for next month’s election. The party focused on four main areas in

Business

Safety warning halts Lexus model sales

A safety warning has caused Toyota to temporarily suspend sales of one of its four-wheel-drive vehicle in the US and Canada. It is a fresh blow to

A safety warning has caused Toyota to temporarily suspend sales of one of its four-wheel-drive vehicle in the US and Canada. It is a fresh blow to

Culture

81-year-old director James Ivory unstoppable

81-year-old film director James Ivory shows no signs of slowing down with his latest film “The City of Your Final Destination”. It is the first

81-year-old film director James Ivory shows no signs of slowing down with his latest film “The City of Your Final Destination”. It is the first

Science_technology

A wind turbine that produces drinking water

French inventor Marc Parent has invented a wind turbine like no other. It condenses moisture in the air to produce drinking water.

French inventor Marc Parent has invented a wind turbine like no other. It condenses moisture in the air to produce drinking water.

Science_technology

French explorer crosses Arctic in hot air balloon

Jean-Louis Etienne is flying high as he becomes the first person in the world to travel solo across the Arctic in a hot air balloon. The french

Jean-Louis Etienne is flying high as he becomes the first person in the world to travel solo across the Arctic in a hot air balloon. The french

Culture

Holocaust exhibition created by survivors

The horrors of everyday life in a Nazi concentration camp. Painted by members of the Holocaust themselves, this exhibition is a stark reminder of the

The horrors of everyday life in a Nazi concentration camp. Painted by members of the Holocaust themselves, this exhibition is a stark reminder of the

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Second volcanic eruption in Iceland

Hundreds of people have been evacuated from their homes in southern Iceland, after the second volcanic eruption there in less than a

Hundreds of people have been evacuated from their homes in southern Iceland, after the second volcanic eruption there in less than a

Business

Euro zone industrial output perks up

Industrial output in the euro zone rose much more than expected in February boosting hopes that economic recovery is gaining momentum. The European

Industrial output in the euro zone rose much more than expected in February boosting hopes that economic recovery is gaining momentum. The European

Business

Intel forecast boosts tech sector hopes

A stellar forecast for quarterly sales and profits by Intel has reinforced hopes that the technology sector’s recovery is accelerating. Experts say

A stellar forecast for quarterly sales and profits by Intel has reinforced hopes that the technology sector’s recovery is accelerating. Experts say

Business

German legal challenge to Greece looms

Greece faces a legal threat from a German economics professor over the euro zone aid package agreed by the region’s finance ministers at the weekend

Greece faces a legal threat from a German economics professor over the euro zone aid package agreed by the region’s finance ministers at the weekend

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China: race to rescue quake victims trapped in rubble

In China, teams of rescue workers are battling to save people who may still be alive in the rubble of collapsed houses, schools and office buildings

In China, teams of rescue workers are battling to save people who may still be alive in the rubble of collapsed houses, schools and office buildings

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Europe mourns with Poland

As thousands of mourners queued to pay their last respects to the presidential couple in the capital Warsaw on Wednesday, tributes to Poland’s lost

As thousands of mourners queued to pay their last respects to the presidential couple in the capital Warsaw on Wednesday, tributes to Poland’s lost

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Toyota's Lexus SUV sales halted over safety fears

In the latest blow to the reputation of the world’s biggest car manufacturer… Toyota has had to withdraw a new SUV Lexus model in the US because of

In the latest blow to the reputation of the world’s biggest car manufacturer… Toyota has had to withdraw a new SUV Lexus model in the US because of

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Kyrgyzstan could become 'second Afghanistan'

Russia’s President Dmitry Medvedev has issued a stark warning that Kyrgystan is on the brink of civil war and could become a “second

Russia’s President Dmitry Medvedev has issued a stark warning that Kyrgystan is on the brink of civil war and could become a “second

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Polish First Lady Maria Kaczynska's body back in Poland

Polish First Lady Maria Kaczynska’s body has been transported back to Poland. Her coffin has been set by her husband’s, Lech Kaczyński, in the

Polish First Lady Maria Kaczynska’s body has been transported back to Poland. Her coffin has been set by her husband’s, Lech Kaczyński, in the

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Poland: mass held in memory of the victims of the plane crash

A requiem mass has been held in St. John the Baptist Cathedral in Warsaw in memory of the victims of the plane crash. Jaroslaw Kaczynski, twin

A requiem mass has been held in St. John the Baptist Cathedral in Warsaw in memory of the victims of the plane crash. Jaroslaw Kaczynski, twin

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Space walking

Astronauts spacewalk near the International Space Station.

Astronauts spacewalk near the International Space Station.