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2010-09-21

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War would have 'no limits', Iran leader warns US

The Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has warned that if the US start a war against Iran it will – in his words – know “no limits”. He was

The Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has warned that if the US start a war against Iran it will – in his words – know “no limits”. He was

Europe

Roma treatment by France simmering on EU agenda

There are solid signs that France has acted illegally in expelling Roma people, the European Commissioner for Justice has said, according to a

There are solid signs that France has acted illegally in expelling Roma people, the European Commissioner for Justice has said, according to a

Business

The Fed steers clear of easing

The Federal Reserve has made no changes to its basic monetary policy following a one-day meeting. the central bank does say it’s ready to provide

The Federal Reserve has made no changes to its basic monetary policy following a one-day meeting. the central bank does say it’s ready to provide

News

MEPs to leave Strasbourg day early due to strike

Strike passions are also affecting the European Parliament. The members trooped into the French city of Strasbourg on Monday for their monthly

Strike passions are also affecting the European Parliament. The members trooped into the French city of Strasbourg on Monday for their monthly

News

North Korea prepares for life after Kim Jong-il

Official media in the secretive state have today announced an official meeting of the national communist party slated for the 28th of September

Official media in the secretive state have today announced an official meeting of the national communist party slated for the 28th of September

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Greek truckers protest against reforms

Striking Greek truckers have demonstrated outside the country’s parliament ahead of a vote on Wednesday on government plans to open up their

Striking Greek truckers have demonstrated outside the country’s parliament ahead of a vote on Wednesday on government plans to open up their

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Merkel casts doubt on UN millennium aid goals

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has told the UN it’s unlikely to reach its millennium development goals aimed at cutting world poverty and

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has told the UN it’s unlikely to reach its millennium development goals aimed at cutting world poverty and

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Mideast: Quartet ‘want Israel to extend settlement freeze’

The Quartet of Middle East peace negotiators, meeting at the summit in New York, are set to call on Israel to extend its freeze on settlement

The Quartet of Middle East peace negotiators, meeting at the summit in New York, are set to call on Israel to extend its freeze on settlement

News

Homeless World Cup gets underway in Brazil

It was a great atmosphere on Sunday at Rio de Janeiro’s Copacabana beach as the eighth Homeless Football World Cup kicked off. The competition

It was a great atmosphere on Sunday at Rio de Janeiro’s Copacabana beach as the eighth Homeless Football World Cup kicked off. The competition

Culture

Photojournalist Nachtwey zooms in on conflict

War, famine, natural disasters – American photographer James Nachtwey has caught on camera some of the most violent and heartrending conflicts and

War, famine, natural disasters – American photographer James Nachtwey has caught on camera some of the most violent and heartrending conflicts and

News

Italy orders Google to stop collecting Wifi data

Italy has ordered US internet giant Google to stop downloading Wifi information through its Street View cars. Currently, the camera equipped

Italy has ordered US internet giant Google to stop downloading Wifi information through its Street View cars. Currently, the camera equipped

Business

Potash hold out on BHP

Canada’s Potash Corporation has rejected an offer from Anglo-Australian miner, BHP Billiton – meaning the takeover battle underway is likely to drag

Canada’s Potash Corporation has rejected an offer from Anglo-Australian miner, BHP Billiton – meaning the takeover battle underway is likely to drag

Business

N8 blow for new Nokia boss

Nokia’s new chief executive, Stephen Elop has had a bad first day in the job. The company has had to announce another delay to its flagship

Nokia’s new chief executive, Stephen Elop has had a bad first day in the job. The company has had to announce another delay to its flagship

Business

Glitch reduces Halo's shine

Despite first day sales of 150 million euros, Microsoft’s Halo: Reach videogame is already losing a little of its shine. The software company has

Despite first day sales of 150 million euros, Microsoft’s Halo: Reach videogame is already losing a little of its shine. The software company has

Business

UniCredit chief quits over Libya stake

UniCredit’s chief executive has reportedly submitted his resignation to the Italian bank. Alessandro Profumo was under fire over Libya’s increasing

UniCredit’s chief executive has reportedly submitted his resignation to the Italian bank. Alessandro Profumo was under fire over Libya’s increasing

News

Czech civil servants storm government office

Public sector workers in the Czech Republic on Tuesday stormed the country’s interior ministry during a protest against planned pay cuts. Some

Public sector workers in the Czech Republic on Tuesday stormed the country’s interior ministry during a protest against planned pay cuts. Some

Science_technology

Muni Seva - a Green-Tech Indian Ashram

Those who think that Indian Ashrams are mainly isolated religious schools, do not know Muni Seva, in the village of Goraj, in Gujarat. It is more of

Those who think that Indian Ashrams are mainly isolated religious schools, do not know Muni Seva, in the village of Goraj, in Gujarat. It is more of

News

Head of Vatican bank under investigation

The head of the Vatican bank has been formally placed under investigation by judges looking into claims of money-laundering. A statement from the

The head of the Vatican bank has been formally placed under investigation by judges looking into claims of money-laundering. A statement from the

News

US considers marketing of "frankenfish"

Some are calling it “frankenfish”: salmon that grows twice as fast as normal because it is genetically modified. The GM fish is at the centre of

Some are calling it “frankenfish”: salmon that grows twice as fast as normal because it is genetically modified. The GM fish is at the centre of

News

Greek truck strike rumbles on

A strike by Greek truckers has entered its second week with protesters refusing to back down over government plans to open up their industry. The

A strike by Greek truckers has entered its second week with protesters refusing to back down over government plans to open up their industry. The

News

Quartet 'want Israel to extend settlement freeze'

The Quartet of Middle East peace negotiators are set to call on Israel to extend its freeze on settlement building in the West Bank. According to a

The Quartet of Middle East peace negotiators are set to call on Israel to extend its freeze on settlement building in the West Bank. According to a

News

Turkish president rejects Peres' snub claims

Turkish President Abdullah Gul has rejected claims that he refused to meet with his Israeli counterpart Shimon Peres in New York. Ties have been

Turkish President Abdullah Gul has rejected claims that he refused to meet with his Israeli counterpart Shimon Peres in New York. Ties have been

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Strauss-Kahn tells rich nations to keep their promises

Rich countries attempting to reduce their debts are being urged not to forget their promises of financial aid to poorer nations. The warning comes

Rich countries attempting to reduce their debts are being urged not to forget their promises of financial aid to poorer nations. The warning comes

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Strauss-Kahn tells rich nations to keep their promises

Rich countries attempting to reduce their debts are being urged not to forget their promises of financial aid to poorer nations. The warning comes

Rich countries attempting to reduce their debts are being urged not to forget their promises of financial aid to poorer nations. The warning comes

Nocomment

UK hands over Sangin district to U.S. troops

British troops have handed over responsibility for one of the deadliest districts in southern Afghanistan to American forces. Marines at Sangin camp

British troops have handed over responsibility for one of the deadliest districts in southern Afghanistan to American forces. Marines at Sangin camp

Nocomment

Protest against Ahmadinejad visit to UN summit

Dozens of protesters demonstrated in New York against Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad who is attending the UN summit this week.

Dozens of protesters demonstrated in New York against Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad who is attending the UN summit this week.