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2010-10-22

World

Red mud, blue Danube

A red desert landscape has enveloped entire villages in Hungary, in the wake of the toxic sludge disaster. The people living along the Danube River

World

China braced for Typhoon Megi

China is bracing itself for the arrival of Typhoon Megi, which has wreaked havoc on its path through the Philippines and Taiwan. More than 150,000

World

Obama targets women and the west

Remobilise the core voters who elected him as president: a simple but uphill task faces Barack Obama as he travels the country. The Democrats are in

Culture

Abu Dhabi Film Festival

The Abu Dhabi International Film Festival showcased films from all over the world, but of course the spotlight was especially on films from the Arab

World

Obama out to woo women's vote

US president Barack Obama has focused his attention on America’s female vote ahead of next month’s key congressional elections. Obama was in

World

Guggenheim showcases video art

New York’s Guggenheim art museum has been turned into a canvas itself, showcasing the entries for a global contest of video art. The 25 winners are

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Typhoon Megi hits Taiwan

Taiwan issued sea and land warnings as Typhoon Megi headed towards China after leaving 19 dead in the Philippines, and having brought record-high