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2010-07-09

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UN condemns South Korea ship attack

The UN Security Council has condemned the attack on a South Korean warship in March. All 15 members said the attack “endangers peace and security

The UN Security Council has condemned the attack on a South Korean warship in March. All 15 members said the attack “endangers peace and security

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A woman's place in a modern world

Seoul, an ultra-modern city. A conurbation of more than 24,000,000 inhabitants – including its suburbs, – it is one of the most populous cities in

Seoul, an ultra-modern city. A conurbation of more than 24,000,000 inhabitants – including its suburbs, – it is one of the most populous cities in

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A Bosnian refugee's story

At the age of 24 Almir Mustafic decided to leave everything behind him. He is a skilled worker, a plasterer. He works in the building trade – as do

At the age of 24 Almir Mustafic decided to leave everything behind him. He is a skilled worker, a plasterer. He works in the building trade – as do

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Tito's grand-daughter Svetlana Broz on Bosnian scars

Author and cardiologist Svetlana Broz, grand-daughter of Marshal Josip Broz Tito, statesman of the former Yugoslavia, treated many casualties during

Author and cardiologist Svetlana Broz, grand-daughter of Marshal Josip Broz Tito, statesman of the former Yugoslavia, treated many casualties during

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How can you go home when you have lost everything?

The Bosnian conflict claimed at least 100,000 lives. But it also created 2.2 million refugees and displaced people, that is half the pre-war

The Bosnian conflict claimed at least 100,000 lives. But it also created 2.2 million refugees and displaced people, that is half the pre-war

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Bosnia: The missing billions

Valerie Zabriskie: “Joining me now from Sarajevo is Sanel Huskic, President of the ACIPS think tank which focuses on EU integration and current

Valerie Zabriskie: “Joining me now from Sarajevo is Sanel Huskic, President of the ACIPS think tank which focuses on EU integration and current

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A daughter remembers the father she lost in Srebrenica

euronews journalist Laurence Alexandrowicz interviewed Meliha Bosnjak in Lyon. Meliha Bosnjak: “It was the 11 July. It had been a very emotional

euronews journalist Laurence Alexandrowicz interviewed Meliha Bosnjak in Lyon. Meliha Bosnjak: “It was the 11 July. It had been a very emotional

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Life after the Dayton Peace Accord

In November 1995, on a US military base near Dayton, Ohio, negotiations brought an end to Bosnia’s devastating three-year-war. The following month in

In November 1995, on a US military base near Dayton, Ohio, negotiations brought an end to Bosnia’s devastating three-year-war. The following month in

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Cuba takes first steps to freeing prisoners

Cuba has taken steps towards freeing 52 political prisoners with the Island’s Catholic church saying five would be released into exile imminently

Cuba has taken steps towards freeing 52 political prisoners with the Island’s Catholic church saying five would be released into exile imminently

Business

World Bank aid for Pakistan

The World Bank has approved a 4.9 billion euro lending programme for Pakistan. Over the next four-years the money will be used to boost tax

The World Bank has approved a 4.9 billion euro lending programme for Pakistan. Over the next four-years the money will be used to boost tax

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China renews Google's operating licence

Search engine Google has said that it has been given the go-ahead by Beijing to continue operating its Chinese web site following a censorship row

Search engine Google has said that it has been given the go-ahead by Beijing to continue operating its Chinese web site following a censorship row

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Korean interest rates raised

The Bank of Korea has unexpectedly raised interest rates. It was the first time it had put up the cost of borrowing since the start of the

The Bank of Korea has unexpectedly raised interest rates. It was the first time it had put up the cost of borrowing since the start of the

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EADS submits US air-tanker bid

Just ahead of its US rival Boeing, European planemaker EADS has put in its formal bid to build a fleet of US Air Force aerial-refuelling aircraft

Just ahead of its US rival Boeing, European planemaker EADS has put in its formal bid to build a fleet of US Air Force aerial-refuelling aircraft

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OECD: developed countries growth slowing

The pace of economic growth in the world’s developed economies slowed for the 10th consecutive month in May The Organisation for Economic

The pace of economic growth in the world’s developed economies slowed for the 10th consecutive month in May The Organisation for Economic

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Violence flares after police murder trial

Racial tensions have boiled over in the US after a white ex-police officer was convicted of shooting an unarmed black man. Johannes Mehserle was

Racial tensions have boiled over in the US after a white ex-police officer was convicted of shooting an unarmed black man. Johannes Mehserle was

Environment

High level climate change in the Alps

Eric Charamel, Alpine mountain guide “We’re at the foot of the Grand Motte glacier. The glacier itself is above the really white area up there

Eric Charamel, Alpine mountain guide “We’re at the foot of the Grand Motte glacier. The glacier itself is above the really white area up there

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Italian journalists strike over wiretap curbs

Only newspapers close to Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi hit Italy’s newsstands today as journalists strike over government plans to curb the use of

Only newspapers close to Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi hit Italy’s newsstands today as journalists strike over government plans to curb the use of

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Spy swap takes place in Vienna

It is an historic trade-off on the tarmac. The biggest spy swap since the end of the Cold War has taken place in Vienna. One aircraft carried ten

It is an historic trade-off on the tarmac. The biggest spy swap since the end of the Cold War has taken place in Vienna. One aircraft carried ten

Europe

UN faces legal action over Srebrenica massacre

This is the former UN Dutch compound near Srebrenica It’s here on the 11th of July 1995 that this so-called UN safe haven fell to Bosnian Serb

This is the former UN Dutch compound near Srebrenica It’s here on the 11th of July 1995 that this so-called UN safe haven fell to Bosnian Serb

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New twist in Bettencourt affair

Police have raided the offices of Patrice de Maistre, fund manager of the L’Oreal heiress at the center of a political storm. It comes after

Police have raided the offices of Patrice de Maistre, fund manager of the L’Oreal heiress at the center of a political storm. It comes after

Culture

The Sorcerer's Apprentice

Nicholas Cage has joined the race to replace Harry Potter with a tale about – guess what? Yup, a teenage wizard. The film has the usual stellar

Nicholas Cage has joined the race to replace Harry Potter with a tale about – guess what? Yup, a teenage wizard. The film has the usual stellar

Culture

Fashionart

The Estoril Fashionart Festival has kicked off in Estoril, Portugal. One of the main exhibitions is “Paco Rabanne: Designer and Rebel. Says

The Estoril Fashionart Festival has kicked off in Estoril, Portugal. One of the main exhibitions is “Paco Rabanne: Designer and Rebel. Says

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Remembering Srebrenica

Bosnia will mark the bloodiest anniversary in its history on Sunday: the massacre of 8,000 Muslims on July 11th in Srebrenica fifteen years

Bosnia will mark the bloodiest anniversary in its history on Sunday: the massacre of 8,000 Muslims on July 11th in Srebrenica fifteen years

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Farinas threatens to restart hunger strike

Cuban dissident Guillermo Farinas has promised to resume his hunger strike if the government does not fulfil its pledge to free 52 political

Cuban dissident Guillermo Farinas has promised to resume his hunger strike if the government does not fulfil its pledge to free 52 political

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Oracle octopus predicts Spanish world cup glory

It has been confirmed that Spain will be the 2010 football world champions, that’s if you believe in the predictions of soccer’s most consistent

It has been confirmed that Spain will be the 2010 football world champions, that’s if you believe in the predictions of soccer’s most consistent

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Suicide bomb kills dozens in Pakistan

At least 45 people have been killed and dozens more wounded by a sucide bomber in Pakistan. The attack took place outside the office of a senior

At least 45 people have been killed and dozens more wounded by a sucide bomber in Pakistan. The attack took place outside the office of a senior

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Brazilian star keeper accused of killing lover

The goalkeeper and captain of Brazil’s most popular football club, Flamengo, has been arrested over the disappearance and suspected murder of his

The goalkeeper and captain of Brazil’s most popular football club, Flamengo, has been arrested over the disappearance and suspected murder of his

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Bosnian Muslims remember Srebrenica victims

Thousands of Bosnian Muslims will march for the next three days to honour the victims of the Srebrenica massacre 15 years ago. They want to retrace

Thousands of Bosnian Muslims will march for the next three days to honour the victims of the Srebrenica massacre 15 years ago. They want to retrace

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Fresh flooding in Mexico-Texas border region

After the devastating effects of Hurricane Alex, fresh storms are threatening to overwhelm the Mexico-Texas border region. Mexican authorities

After the devastating effects of Hurricane Alex, fresh storms are threatening to overwhelm the Mexico-Texas border region. Mexican authorities