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2010-09-17

Europe

Hot issues for the European Union (2)

MEPs are getting back to business in the European Parliament after the summer break and there is much to talk about. Is France’s explusion of Roma

MEPs are getting back to business in the European Parliament after the summer break and there is much to talk about. Is France’s explusion of Roma

Europe

Hot issues for the European Union (1)

MEPs are getting back to business in the European Parliament after the summer break and there is much to talk about. Is France’s explusion of Roma

MEPs are getting back to business in the European Parliament after the summer break and there is much to talk about. Is France’s explusion of Roma

News

Afghanistan's Abdullah Abdullah talks to euronews

As election fever hits Afghanistan, euronews spoke to the main opposition leader Abdullah Abdullah. The former foreign minister was also a candidate

As election fever hits Afghanistan, euronews spoke to the main opposition leader Abdullah Abdullah. The former foreign minister was also a candidate

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Now France and Germany clash over Roma policy

French President Nicolas Sarkozy has been confronted with firm denials from Berlin after claiming that Germany like France is planning to clear out

French President Nicolas Sarkozy has been confronted with firm denials from Berlin after claiming that Germany like France is planning to clear out

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Afghan women's rights campaigner talks to euronews

A record number of women are standing in Afghanistan’s critical parliamentary elections this weekend. Shukria Barakzai is one of them.

A record number of women are standing in Afghanistan’s critical parliamentary elections this weekend. Shukria Barakzai is one of them.

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Surge in kidnaps on the eve of Afghan poll

More than 20 people including two candidates have been kidnapped in Afghanistan, on the eve of parliamentary elections. Most of the abductions

More than 20 people including two candidates have been kidnapped in Afghanistan, on the eve of parliamentary elections. Most of the abductions

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Breakthrough in bid to free Chile's trapped miners

Emergency teams trying to rescue 33 miners in Chile have reportedly reached a workshop not far from where the men are trapped. The maintenance

Emergency teams trying to rescue 33 miners in Chile have reportedly reached a workshop not far from where the men are trapped. The maintenance

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Pope holds talks with Archbishop of Canterbury

The Pope has held talks with the most senior cleric in the Church of England on the second day of his four day visit to the United Kingdom. Pope

The Pope has held talks with the most senior cleric in the Church of England on the second day of his four day visit to the United Kingdom. Pope

Business

Munich's Oktoberfest huge boost to local economy

It is the 200th anniversary of Munich’s Oktoberfest this year, the world’s biggest party, which opens officially tomorrow and runs until October

It is the 200th anniversary of Munich’s Oktoberfest this year, the world’s biggest party, which opens officially tomorrow and runs until October

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Living the Icarus dream

It’s THE rendezvous of international free flying. The Icarus Cup takes place this weekend in Saint Hilaire du Touvet, not far from Grenoble in the

It’s THE rendezvous of international free flying. The Icarus Cup takes place this weekend in Saint Hilaire du Touvet, not far from Grenoble in the

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Poland detains exiled Chechen rebel leader

Polish prosecutors are deciding whether to release or extradite an exiled Chechen rebel leader wanted by Russia on terrorism charges. Akhmed

Polish prosecutors are deciding whether to release or extradite an exiled Chechen rebel leader wanted by Russia on terrorism charges. Akhmed

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Five arrested during Pope's visit to London

As Pope Benedict continues his tour of the United Kingdom, five men have been arrested in London on suspicion of preparing a terror attack.

As Pope Benedict continues his tour of the United Kingdom, five men have been arrested in London on suspicion of preparing a terror attack.

Business

Gold hits new record price

Time to flog your unwanted jewellery as gold and silver have hit new highs. Gold has set another all-time record and silver is at a two and a half

Time to flog your unwanted jewellery as gold and silver have hit new highs. Gold has set another all-time record and silver is at a two and a half

Business

Apple launches iPad in China

The I-Pad has been available for months on the Chinese grey market, at a price, but the sought-after product has at last been officially released

The I-Pad has been available for months on the Chinese grey market, at a price, but the sought-after product has at last been officially released

Business

UK goes after suspected truckmaker's cartel

Leading truckmakers including Scania, Volvo, Man and Daimler are being probed by the UK office of Fair Trading into alleged cartel activity. Shares

Leading truckmakers including Scania, Volvo, Man and Daimler are being probed by the UK office of Fair Trading into alleged cartel activity. Shares

Business

Johnson & Johnson seeks full control of Crucell

US healthcare giant Johnson and Johnson is talking to Dutch biotech company Crucell about buying the shares in the firm it does not already own for

US healthcare giant Johnson and Johnson is talking to Dutch biotech company Crucell about buying the shares in the firm it does not already own for

Nocomment

Prince William to graduate as rescue pilot

After months of training, Prince William can graduate as a fully qualified search and rescue helicopter pilot.

After months of training, Prince William can graduate as a fully qualified search and rescue helicopter pilot.

Culture

Yoko Ono opens anti-violence exhibit in Berlin

In her new exhibition, entitled Das Gift – a play on the word which means present in English but poison in German – Yoko One aims to confront people

In her new exhibition, entitled Das Gift – a play on the word which means present in English but poison in German – Yoko One aims to confront people

Culture

New US thrillers to soon hit screens in Europe

“Hell is others” goes the saying – and there is nothing more true in M. Night Shyamalan’s latest production, “Devil”, in which a group of people

“Hell is others” goes the saying – and there is nothing more true in M. Night Shyamalan’s latest production, “Devil”, in which a group of people

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Number of dead in Sri Lanka blast revised down

Three lorries carrying explosives have exploded inside a police compound in eastern Sri Lanka, in what is being described as an accident. Local

Three lorries carrying explosives have exploded inside a police compound in eastern Sri Lanka, in what is being described as an accident. Local

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Poor turnout on day two of Pope's vist

There’s been a poor turnout for the early events on day two of the Pope’s official visit to the United Kingdom. Benedict the XVIth held a special

There’s been a poor turnout for the early events on day two of the Pope’s official visit to the United Kingdom. Benedict the XVIth held a special

Special_reports

Support for the families of Peru's missing

Two decades of conflict in Peru left some 15,000 people missing. Today great efforts are being made to help the families left behind. The remains of

Two decades of conflict in Peru left some 15,000 people missing. Today great efforts are being made to help the families left behind. The remains of

Science_technology

A can-size challenge for European students

Flying your very own rocket with its model satellite – that was the challenge facing high-school students from all over Europe this summer for the

Flying your very own rocket with its model satellite – that was the challenge facing high-school students from all over Europe this summer for the

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Hamas militant shot dead in West Bank

A Hamas militant has been shot dead by Israeli soldiers in a refugee camp near the West Bank town of Tulkarm. Iyad Shilbayeh was killed during an

A Hamas militant has been shot dead by Israeli soldiers in a refugee camp near the West Bank town of Tulkarm. Iyad Shilbayeh was killed during an

Nocomment

Apple iPad debuts in Beijing

The iPad, Apple’s newest ‘it’ product, officially arrives in mainland China for eager consumers, where smuggled iPads or locally made products have

The iPad, Apple’s newest ‘it’ product, officially arrives in mainland China for eager consumers, where smuggled iPads or locally made products have

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Senior Pakistani politician murdered in London

A murder inquiry is underway after an exiled Pakistani politician was stabbed to death outside his home in London. Imran Farooq, a founding member

A murder inquiry is underway after an exiled Pakistani politician was stabbed to death outside his home in London. Imran Farooq, a founding member

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Poland detains exiled Chechen leader Zakayev

Exiled Chechen rebel leader Akhmed Zakayev has been detained for questioning in Poland where he is attending a congress. Viewed by Russia as a

Exiled Chechen rebel leader Akhmed Zakayev has been detained for questioning in Poland where he is attending a congress. Viewed by Russia as a

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Kidnaps tarnish Afghan elections

At least 18 people due to be involved in this weekend’s Afghan parliamentary elections have been kidnapped, authorities have reported.   Ten

At least 18 people due to be involved in this weekend’s Afghan parliamentary elections have been kidnapped, authorities have reported.   Ten

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Dozens killed in accidental blast in Sri Lanka

At least 60 people have been killed after a truck carrying explosives accidentally blew up in Sri Lanka. It happened near the eastern city of

At least 60 people have been killed after a truck carrying explosives accidentally blew up in Sri Lanka. It happened near the eastern city of

Nocomment

France: evicted Romas welcomed in Choisy-le-Roi

Romas that were evicted from an illegal camp in France, have found a new place to live, on a plot loaned by the Mayor of Choisy-le-Roi.

Romas that were evicted from an illegal camp in France, have found a new place to live, on a plot loaned by the Mayor of Choisy-le-Roi.