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2010-09-22

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UN seeks innovative ways to boost aid

How can we fund the fight against poverty within the context of the global economic crisis? Where can we find the capital to fund the Millennium

How can we fund the fight against poverty within the context of the global economic crisis? Where can we find the capital to fund the Millennium

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Clashes erupt after Palestinian killing

Israeli police have entered the al-Aqsa mosque compound to quell violence after the killing of a Palestinian man by an Israeli security guard. The

Israeli police have entered the al-Aqsa mosque compound to quell violence after the killing of a Palestinian man by an Israeli security guard. The

Business

Economic pressures pile up on Obama

As top White House economic adviser Larry Summers announced he is quitting to return to academia, President Barack Obama faces growing pressure to

As top White House economic adviser Larry Summers announced he is quitting to return to academia, President Barack Obama faces growing pressure to

Europe

EU Commission assessing France's Roma action 'objectively'

European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso, attending UN talks in New York, tells euronews he sees his duty clearly concerning the

European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso, attending UN talks in New York, tells euronews he sees his duty clearly concerning the

Europe

EU financial services regulation approval complete

The creation of new pan-European regulatory agencies to keep watch over the financial services industry has won the approval of the European

The creation of new pan-European regulatory agencies to keep watch over the financial services industry has won the approval of the European

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12 women and children killed in Iran bombing

A deadly bomb attack has struck a military parade in Iran. At least 12 women and children are dead and 60 others wounded. The event was being

A deadly bomb attack has struck a military parade in Iran. At least 12 women and children are dead and 60 others wounded. The event was being

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The headache of UN aid distribution

The age-old question of how to distribute aid once rich countries give it, continues to dog the UN millennium goal summit in New York. Side events

The age-old question of how to distribute aid once rich countries give it, continues to dog the UN millennium goal summit in New York. Side events

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Summit tackles tension over Arctic exploration

How to avoid a new kind of “cold war” breaking out over Arctic oil and gas reserves – that is the focus of an international summit in

How to avoid a new kind of “cold war” breaking out over Arctic oil and gas reserves – that is the focus of an international summit in

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UN sets 30 billion euros on saving lives

World leaders want to spend 30 billion euros to help save the lives of women and children over the next five years. A United Nations summit in New

World leaders want to spend 30 billion euros to help save the lives of women and children over the next five years. A United Nations summit in New

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Transport bill approval sparks truck fury in Greece

Greece has approved a law to open up the country’s road freight sector to outside competition. There were angry scenes in Athens after news of the

Greece has approved a law to open up the country’s road freight sector to outside competition. There were angry scenes in Athens after news of the

Business

Inditex boosts sales

Spanish fashion group Inditex has posted a better than forecast 68 percent rise in first-half net profit. The world’s biggest clothing retailer

Spanish fashion group Inditex has posted a better than forecast 68 percent rise in first-half net profit. The world’s biggest clothing retailer

Business

Pay strikes hit German steelworks

German steel workers are striking for three days after pay talks broke down between the IG Metall union and employers. Thousands of them walked

German steel workers are striking for three days after pay talks broke down between the IG Metall union and employers. Thousands of them walked

Business

India and BlackBerry discuss email access

India is in talks with Research In Motion about accessing corporate emails sent via BlackBerry smart phones. A senior Indian government source said

India is in talks with Research In Motion about accessing corporate emails sent via BlackBerry smart phones. A senior Indian government source said

Business

Daimler dismisses Fiat report

Daimler has dismissed a newspaper report that it has been talking to Fiat about buying the Italian firm’s truck and tractor business. Analysts

Daimler has dismissed a newspaper report that it has been talking to Fiat about buying the Italian firm’s truck and tractor business. Analysts

Culture

Douglas returns as Gekko in Wall Street sequel

Michael Douglas reprises his role as Gordon Gekko in Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps, a sequel to Oliver Stone’s 1987 classic Wall Street.

Michael Douglas reprises his role as Gordon Gekko in Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps, a sequel to Oliver Stone’s 1987 classic Wall Street.

Culture

Monet fans queue round block for Paris show

One of the biggest Monet exhibitions ever has just opened in Paris, to huge crowds. The retrospective looks at the career of the world’s leading

One of the biggest Monet exhibitions ever has just opened in Paris, to huge crowds. The retrospective looks at the career of the world’s leading

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Paris Hilton turned around at Narita

Socialite Paris Hilton has left Japan after being denied entry to the country. The 29-year-old was questioned for six hours by officials at Narita

Socialite Paris Hilton has left Japan after being denied entry to the country. The 29-year-old was questioned for six hours by officials at Narita

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Women take majority in Swiss cabinet

Switzerland has more women cabinet ministers than men for the first time in its history. The Swiss parliament elected Social Democrat Simonetta

Switzerland has more women cabinet ministers than men for the first time in its history. The Swiss parliament elected Social Democrat Simonetta

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Women and children victims of Iran bomb attack

A bomb attack on a military parade in northwestern Iran has left at least 11 people dead. The victims are members of the public who turned out to

A bomb attack on a military parade in northwestern Iran has left at least 11 people dead. The victims are members of the public who turned out to

Culture

Taking 'La Traviata' to Tokyo

For almost two decades London’s Royal Opera House has not set foot in Japan. Now it is back in Yokohama and Tokyo, showing, among others, Verdi’s La

For almost two decades London’s Royal Opera House has not set foot in Japan. Now it is back in Yokohama and Tokyo, showing, among others, Verdi’s La

Culture

Bonus interview: Antonio Pappano & Ermonela Jaho

Please find some extra interview excerpts with the London Royal Opera House’s Antonio Pappano and soprano Ermonela Jaho.

Please find some extra interview excerpts with the London Royal Opera House’s Antonio Pappano and soprano Ermonela Jaho.

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Clashes in East Jerusalem after man killed by security guard

Clashes have broken out in a district of East Jerusalem after the killing of a Palestinian by an Israeli security guard. Police say the guard

Clashes have broken out in a district of East Jerusalem after the killing of a Palestinian by an Israeli security guard. Police say the guard

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Report reveals the true cost of dementia

It was first clinically identified back in the early 1900’s. But it is only now,among our post-baby boom, ageing population, that the effects of

It was first clinically identified back in the early 1900’s. But it is only now,among our post-baby boom, ageing population, that the effects of

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Deadly blast at Iranian military parade

An explosion during a military parade in northwestern Iran has left at least nine people dead. The victims are reported to be members of the public

An explosion during a military parade in northwestern Iran has left at least nine people dead. The victims are reported to be members of the public

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World's largest-ever Monet show opens in Paris

The world’s largest-ever exhibition dedicated to the French impressionist master Claude Monet has opened in Paris. The Grand Palais, just off the

The world’s largest-ever exhibition dedicated to the French impressionist master Claude Monet has opened in Paris. The Grand Palais, just off the

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Protesting Greek truckers maintain vigil

A vigil by protesting truck drivers continues outside the Greek parliament. A vote is expected today on a new law to open up the trucking industry

A vigil by protesting truck drivers continues outside the Greek parliament. A vote is expected today on a new law to open up the trucking industry

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Kouchner vows to free Niger hostages

French Foreign Minister Bernard Kouchner on Tuesday vowed to do all he can to free the seven hostages seized by Al Qaeda in Niger last week. The

French Foreign Minister Bernard Kouchner on Tuesday vowed to do all he can to free the seven hostages seized by Al Qaeda in Niger last week. The

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US senators block gay military debate

The US Senate has blocked a vote on whether homosexuals should be allowed to serve openly in the military. The support of 60 senators was needed to

The US Senate has blocked a vote on whether homosexuals should be allowed to serve openly in the military. The support of 60 senators was needed to