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2010-04-23

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Belgium: culturally, politically, linguistically diverse

Belgium is a country where different languages and cultures have always co-existed. Or have they? They mirror the political divisions between the

Belgium is a country where different languages and cultures have always co-existed. Or have they? They mirror the political divisions between the

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Clegg effect narrows Tory poll lead

Britain’s second prime ministerial debate appears to have confirmed the country’s May 6 election will be one of the closest ever. The rise of Nick

Britain’s second prime ministerial debate appears to have confirmed the country’s May 6 election will be one of the closest ever. The rise of Nick

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Thai tensions on the rise in Bangkok

The standoff in Thailand between anti-government protesters and security forces has intensfied after the Red Shirt leader called on troops to pull

The standoff in Thailand between anti-government protesters and security forces has intensfied after the Red Shirt leader called on troops to pull

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Volcano closes Iceland's airports for first time

Iceland is the latest victim of its own volcanic cloud. A change in wind direction has forced the north Atlantic country to close all main airports

Iceland is the latest victim of its own volcanic cloud. A change in wind direction has forced the north Atlantic country to close all main airports

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Spanish doctors claim first full face transplant

Doctors in Barcelona have claimed they have carried out the world’s first full face transplant. The Vall d’Hebron hospital said a 24-hour operation

Doctors in Barcelona have claimed they have carried out the world’s first full face transplant. The Vall d’Hebron hospital said a 24-hour operation

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Belgian Bishop quits after admitting sex abuse

The Pope is under further pressure over the Church child abuse scandal, with fresh fallout from the crisis on both sides of the Atlantic. In

The Pope is under further pressure over the Church child abuse scandal, with fresh fallout from the crisis on both sides of the Atlantic. In

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Shi'ite areas targeted in Baghdad bombings

More than 50 people have been killed in a wave of bombings in Baghdad. The Iraqi Ministry of Interior says more than 100 were wounded, after

More than 50 people have been killed in a wave of bombings in Baghdad. The Iraqi Ministry of Interior says more than 100 were wounded, after

Business

German business confidence strengthens

German businesses are getting more confident about the strength of the economic recovery. A monthly survey of 7,000 firms by the Munich-based Ifo

German businesses are getting more confident about the strength of the economic recovery. A monthly survey of 7,000 firms by the Munich-based Ifo

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Greece seeks bailout aid

Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou has asked European governments and the International Monetary Fund for 45 billion euro in emergency loans

Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou has asked European governments and the International Monetary Fund for 45 billion euro in emergency loans

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UK Q1 economic growth weak

Britain’s economy grew at a slower pace than expected in the first three months of this year hit hard by the harshest winter weather in 30

Britain’s economy grew at a slower pace than expected in the first three months of this year hit hard by the harshest winter weather in 30

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United merger with Continental more likely

US Airways has dropped out of merger talks with United Airlines, perhaps clearing the way for United and Continental to get together and create the

US Airways has dropped out of merger talks with United Airlines, perhaps clearing the way for United and Continental to get together and create the

Europe

Ash chaos buck-passing brings 3rd EU warning

The fallout over extended travel expenses from the volcanic storm over Europe is far from abating. Consumers’ frustrations continue as various

The fallout over extended travel expenses from the volcanic storm over Europe is far from abating. Consumers’ frustrations continue as various

Culture

Tribeca film festival underway in New York

Downtown Manhattan in New York is abuzz with the ninth Tribeca Film Festival, the spring event that was begun to breathe life back into the area

Downtown Manhattan in New York is abuzz with the ninth Tribeca Film Festival, the spring event that was begun to breathe life back into the area

Culture

New album from John Butler Trio

Alternative Australian rocker John Butler has released his first album in three years. “April Uprising” was inspired by a search through his family

Alternative Australian rocker John Butler has released his first album in three years. “April Uprising” was inspired by a search through his family

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Cleaning up Bulgaria

Septic tanks overflow in the Bulgarian capital Sofia with predictable results, yet one of the EU’s poorest membersis failing to absorb financial help

Septic tanks overflow in the Bulgarian capital Sofia with predictable results, yet one of the EU’s poorest membersis failing to absorb financial help

Europe

Europeans looks at the fallout over airspace

“It’s an unprecedented event for European air transport. Airspace closed due to a volcanic ash cloud. How do airports, airlines, control traffic

“It’s an unprecedented event for European air transport. Airspace closed due to a volcanic ash cloud. How do airports, airlines, control traffic

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Iraq: blasts in Baghdad

Seven blasts hit different areas of Baghdad, the Iraqi capital. Bombs killed at least 56 people and around 112 people were wounded.

Seven blasts hit different areas of Baghdad, the Iraqi capital. Bombs killed at least 56 people and around 112 people were wounded.

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Blasts in Baghdad kill at least 25

A series of bombs has exploded in Baghdad, killing at least sixty-seven people. Police say more than a hundred have also been wounded. The

A series of bombs has exploded in Baghdad, killing at least sixty-seven people. Police say more than a hundred have also been wounded. The

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King weighs options after Belgian PM offers to quit

For Belgium it is a familiar story. A prime minister tenders his resignation, a king decides whether to accept, and this as linguistic tensions

For Belgium it is a familiar story. A prime minister tenders his resignation, a king decides whether to accept, and this as linguistic tensions

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Greece seeks EU/IMF aid

Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou has asked European governments and the International Monetary Fund for billions in emergency loans to pull the

Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou has asked European governments and the International Monetary Fund for billions in emergency loans to pull the

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British election set for three-way 'photo finish'

Britain’s general election on May is very much a three-horse race according to opinion polls published the second-ever prime ministerial

Britain’s general election on May is very much a three-horse race according to opinion polls published the second-ever prime ministerial

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Pope named in US abuse lawsuit

The Catholic Chuch child abuse scandal has dealt a fresh blow to Pope Benedict XVI who has now been named in a lawsuit by an alleged American

The Catholic Chuch child abuse scandal has dealt a fresh blow to Pope Benedict XVI who has now been named in a lawsuit by an alleged American

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Car bomb explodes outside N.Irish police station

Dissident Republicans appear to have struck again in Northern Ireland after a car bomb exploded outside a police station in the troubled

Dissident Republicans appear to have struck again in Northern Ireland after a car bomb exploded outside a police station in the troubled

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Psychologist Jörg Fegert on abuse in the Catholic church

The terrible things that have happened in Catholic schools and other institutions have left their victims traumatised for life. Now we look closer at

The terrible things that have happened in Catholic schools and other institutions have left their victims traumatised for life. Now we look closer at

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Pope himself knew most about child sex abuse -- Küng

euronews: To talk about the challenges the Catholic Church is facing, we turn to Hans Küng, a theology professor in Tübingen. Mr Küng, you’ve known

euronews: To talk about the challenges the Catholic Church is facing, we turn to Hans Küng, a theology professor in Tübingen. Mr Küng, you’ve known

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Sex abuse cases rock Catholic Church

It was in the 1950s the first reports of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church came out. But they were isolated cases, dealt with in secret, behind

It was in the 1950s the first reports of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church came out. But they were isolated cases, dealt with in secret, behind

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Vatican breaks silence over sex abuse

Accounts of abuse within the Catholic Church are not new. But the recent wave of scandal which has engulfed the Vatican is without precedent and has

Accounts of abuse within the Catholic Church are not new. But the recent wave of scandal which has engulfed the Vatican is without precedent and has