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2010-10-01

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Emanuel quits White House to run for Chicago mayor

Barack Obama’s high-profile enforcer, Rahm Emanuel, has confirmed he is quitting the White House to run for Chicago mayor. Announcing the move, the

Barack Obama’s high-profile enforcer, Rahm Emanuel, has confirmed he is quitting the White House to run for Chicago mayor. Announcing the move, the

Europe

Europe and Turkey: what next?

In Strasbourg the Dutch MEP Ria Oomen-Ruijten and her French colleague Hélène Flautre are among those in the European parliament most closely

In Strasbourg the Dutch MEP Ria Oomen-Ruijten and her French colleague Hélène Flautre are among those in the European parliament most closely

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BMW extends recall of 5,6 and 7 series

BMW says its recall of almost 200 thousand luxury cars in the US over potential leaks in the power braking system is being extended to a further 150

BMW says its recall of almost 200 thousand luxury cars in the US over potential leaks in the power braking system is being extended to a further 150

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Good debate for Rousseff as Brazil campaign ends

The legendary charisma of Lula may be lacking. But Dilma Rousseff, his ruling party’s candidate, sailed through the last TV debate as Brazil’s

The legendary charisma of Lula may be lacking. But Dilma Rousseff, his ruling party’s candidate, sailed through the last TV debate as Brazil’s

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South Korea: A massive Fire reaches top of 38-story building

A massive fire broke out in a 38-floor apartment and tower in the southern port city of Busan, news reports and fire officials said. No deaths were

A massive fire broke out in a 38-floor apartment and tower in the southern port city of Busan, news reports and fire officials said. No deaths were

Business

Little progress in ecofin meeting

European Union finance ministers, meeting in Brussels on Friday, failed to agree on a common approach to taxing banks and the problem of how credit

European Union finance ministers, meeting in Brussels on Friday, failed to agree on a common approach to taxing banks and the problem of how credit

Science_technology

Sparking up the Paris Motor Show

The big stars of this year’s Paris Motor Show include a number of cars that run just on electricity and so produce no CO2 emissions. All the major

The big stars of this year’s Paris Motor Show include a number of cars that run just on electricity and so produce no CO2 emissions. All the major

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Ecuador police chief steps down after protests

An uneasy calm reigns over the Ecuadorian capital, Quito, after last night’s attempted uprising by the police during which the president was

An uneasy calm reigns over the Ecuadorian capital, Quito, after last night’s attempted uprising by the police during which the president was

Culture

Eurasia Film Festival

The stars came out for the Eurasia Film Festival in Almaty Kazakhstan. French veteran actor Gerard Depardieu was the guest of honour at the festival

The stars came out for the Eurasia Film Festival in Almaty Kazakhstan. French veteran actor Gerard Depardieu was the guest of honour at the festival

Culture

Gil Vicente

Brazilian artist Gil Vicente is exhibiting at the Sao Paulo Art Biennale in Brazil, infuriating critics and prompting debate on whether controversial

Brazilian artist Gil Vicente is exhibiting at the Sao Paulo Art Biennale in Brazil, infuriating critics and prompting debate on whether controversial

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Ukraine becomes a presidential republic once more

In a widely-predicted move, Ukraine has once more become a presidential republic, led by Viktor Yanukovych. Legislation introduced during the

In a widely-predicted move, Ukraine has once more become a presidential republic, led by Viktor Yanukovych. Legislation introduced during the

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South American leaders back Ecuador's Correa

South American leaders have held an emergency meeting to discuss the situation in Ecuador. Heads of state from Argentina, Chile, Venezuela

South American leaders have held an emergency meeting to discuss the situation in Ecuador. Heads of state from Argentina, Chile, Venezuela

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New technology at the Paris Motor Show

Around 100 of the world’s newest vehicles are getting their first outing at the Paris Motor Show, which has just got under way. Among the

Around 100 of the world’s newest vehicles are getting their first outing at the Paris Motor Show, which has just got under way. Among the

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Deadly attack on Nigerian independence celebrations

At least eight people have been killed and three others injured by bomb blasts in the Nigerian capita, Abuja, as the West African country celebrates

At least eight people have been killed and three others injured by bomb blasts in the Nigerian capita, Abuja, as the West African country celebrates

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Turk nationalists anger Armenians over prayer service

Turkey’s government has hailed what it calls growing religious tolerance in the country after allowing a Muslim prayer service to be held at a

Turkey’s government has hailed what it calls growing religious tolerance in the country after allowing a Muslim prayer service to be held at a

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China's 61st National Day

National day marks the 61st anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China. The nation’s forefathers are being remembered on this

National day marks the 61st anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China. The nation’s forefathers are being remembered on this

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China launches second lunar probe

China has waved off its second probe to the moon, on the day the country marks 61 years of Communist rule. Beijing is said to be keen to put its

China has waved off its second probe to the moon, on the day the country marks 61 years of Communist rule. Beijing is said to be keen to put its

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Final debate before Brazilian presidential election

Dilma Rousseff is still favourite to become the next president of Brazil, after the last TV debate before the election. A new poll shows she has

Dilma Rousseff is still favourite to become the next president of Brazil, after the last TV debate before the election. A new poll shows she has

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NATO supply trucks set on fire in Pakistan

More than two dozen tankers carrying fuel for NATO have been set on fire in Pakistan. It’s believed that 12 suspected militants shot at the drivers

More than two dozen tankers carrying fuel for NATO have been set on fire in Pakistan. It’s believed that 12 suspected militants shot at the drivers

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"A sad day for Stuttgart" - city's Mayor

Plans to fell 300 trees to make way for the german city’s multi-billion euro rail infrastructure project ended in clashes between police and

Plans to fell 300 trees to make way for the german city’s multi-billion euro rail infrastructure project ended in clashes between police and

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Correa faces a testing time in Ecuador

Rafael Correa has never lacked passion. “Come on then, if you want to kill me, here I am”, he challenged the crowds outside the hospital in Quito

Rafael Correa has never lacked passion. “Come on then, if you want to kill me, here I am”, he challenged the crowds outside the hospital in Quito

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Mexico mudslide kills 16 in southern Chiapas state

A hill collapsed in torrential rain in southern Mexico on Wednesday and killed 16 people in the latest deadly mudslide linked to tropical storms, the

A hill collapsed in torrential rain in southern Mexico on Wednesday and killed 16 people in the latest deadly mudslide linked to tropical storms, the

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Police use water cannons on demonstrators in Germany

German police use water cannons against demonstrators trying to prevent old trees from being cut as part of the controversial Stuttgart train station

German police use water cannons against demonstrators trying to prevent old trees from being cut as part of the controversial Stuttgart train station

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Interview: Brazilian economist Carlos Lessa

euronews’ Miguel Sardo: ‘‘Carlos Lessa is a professor of economy and joins us from Rio de Janeiro. He is former president of Brazil’s development

euronews’ Miguel Sardo: ‘‘Carlos Lessa is a professor of economy and joins us from Rio de Janeiro. He is former president of Brazil’s development

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Brazil: What's behind its economic success?

Brazil has become an economic powerhouse turning into one of the world’s hottest emerging markets. At a ceremony at Sao Paulo stock exchange

Brazil has become an economic powerhouse turning into one of the world’s hottest emerging markets. At a ceremony at Sao Paulo stock exchange

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Brazilian presidential profile: Dilma Rousseff

Before President Lula da Silva worked his magic she was an unknown, but that didn’t stop Dilma Rousseff seeking Brazil’s highest office. During her

Before President Lula da Silva worked his magic she was an unknown, but that didn’t stop Dilma Rousseff seeking Brazil’s highest office. During her

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Ecuador's President accuses opponents of coup attempt

There has been a dramatic operation to free Ecuador’s President from what he describes as ‘an attempted coup’ by his political opponents

There has been a dramatic operation to free Ecuador’s President from what he describes as ‘an attempted coup’ by his political opponents

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Ecuador troops rescue president Correa

President Rafael Correa of Ecuador has been rescued from a siege at the hands of rebel police in the capital Quito.

President Rafael Correa of Ecuador has been rescued from a siege at the hands of rebel police in the capital Quito.

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Bosnia Herzegovina still rife with heated nationalism

The only city in Bosnia running well multi-ethnically is Brcko. Ordinary people, politics, the police force, courts and schools… Bosnian Moslems and

The only city in Bosnia running well multi-ethnically is Brcko. Ordinary people, politics, the police force, courts and schools… Bosnian Moslems and

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Dutch centre right agrees to burqa ban

The Netherlands look set to follow in France’s footsteps and ban the burqa. The two major centre-right party leaders have agreed to the move as the

The Netherlands look set to follow in France’s footsteps and ban the burqa. The two major centre-right party leaders have agreed to the move as the