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2010-11-01

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Al Qaeda claims attack on Baghdad church

Funerals have taken place for some of the Christian worshippers killed in one of the bloodiest attack on Iraq’s Christian minority in seven

Funerals have taken place for some of the Christian worshippers killed in one of the bloodiest attack on Iraq’s Christian minority in seven

Europe

US midterm moods range from bitter to upbeat

In Washington DC and New York City and across the United States, voters ahead of the midterm elections are of mixed minds about their government’s

In Washington DC and New York City and across the United States, voters ahead of the midterm elections are of mixed minds about their government’s

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USA delivers half-term report on Obama

Americans have started delivering their verdict on Barack Obama in mid-term elections that look set to take control of Congress away from his

Americans have started delivering their verdict on Barack Obama in mid-term elections that look set to take control of Congress away from his

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Tea Party raises temperature over midterms

Tens of thousands of people turned out in Washington on August 28 to answer a call from Fox News host Glenn Beck to ‘Restore America’s Honour.’ The

Tens of thousands of people turned out in Washington on August 28 to answer a call from Fox News host Glenn Beck to ‘Restore America’s Honour.’ The

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Obama's foreign policy challenges

The American mid-term elections take place on Tuesday but how, if at all, will Obama’s foreign policy choices affect the results? euronews’ Fariba

The American mid-term elections take place on Tuesday but how, if at all, will Obama’s foreign policy choices affect the results? euronews’ Fariba

News

Governments review air security after Yemen plot

Britain and Germany have announced new airline security measures in the wake of the parcel bomb threat against the United States. Cargo flights

Britain and Germany have announced new airline security measures in the wake of the parcel bomb threat against the United States. Cargo flights

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Leftist group suspected in Greek parcel bombs

Greek police have intercepted a booby-trapped parcel addressed to French President Nicolas Sarkozy, one of four packages to be sent. A parcel

Greek police have intercepted a booby-trapped parcel addressed to French President Nicolas Sarkozy, one of four packages to be sent. A parcel

Business

US consumer spending tepid but factory growth up

Mixed news on the US economy where there was surprisingly strong growth last month in the manufacturing sector but personal income fell while

Mixed news on the US economy where there was surprisingly strong growth last month in the manufacturing sector but personal income fell while

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JFK's speech-writer dies aged 82

John F. Kennedy’s closest aide and speech-writer, Ted Sorensen, has died aged 82 after suffering a stroke last week. Sorensen is credited with many

John F. Kennedy’s closest aide and speech-writer, Ted Sorensen, has died aged 82 after suffering a stroke last week. Sorensen is credited with many

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Brazil reacts to Rousseff's election

In electing Dilma Rousseff, Brazilians have effectively voted for more of the same. The country’s first female president will inherit a robust

In electing Dilma Rousseff, Brazilians have effectively voted for more of the same. The country’s first female president will inherit a robust

Science_technology

Australian scientists create highly absorbent material

Carbon emissions and greenhouse gases are some of the most daunting problems facing our planet. Now, Australian scientists have developed a unique

Carbon emissions and greenhouse gases are some of the most daunting problems facing our planet. Now, Australian scientists have developed a unique

Culture

Rome Film Festival

Iranian Director Hossein Kershavarz and Jim Loach have both made their feature film debuts at the Rome Film Festival. “Dog Sweat” follows six

Iranian Director Hossein Kershavarz and Jim Loach have both made their feature film debuts at the Rome Film Festival. “Dog Sweat” follows six

Business

Landmark commercial flight to Baghdad

For the first time in nearly 20 years a commercial airliner has flown from Western Europe into the to Iraqi capital Baghdad. The private French

For the first time in nearly 20 years a commercial airliner has flown from Western Europe into the to Iraqi capital Baghdad. The private French

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Shanghai Expo revelations about China?

China spent more on the Shanghai Expo than it did on the Beijing Olympics. So what do we read into that? For an overview, euronews spoke to Robert

China spent more on the Shanghai Expo than it did on the Beijing Olympics. So what do we read into that? For an overview, euronews spoke to Robert

Business

IMF says Romanian reforms on track

The International Monetary Fund says Romania is on track to cut its budget deficit to 6.8 percent of GDP this year easing concerns about the

The International Monetary Fund says Romania is on track to cut its budget deficit to 6.8 percent of GDP this year easing concerns about the

Business

China manufacturing growth leaps

China’s factories increased production last month and gained new orders. That was the finding of surveys of purchasing managers in the

China’s factories increased production last month and gained new orders. That was the finding of surveys of purchasing managers in the

Business

Ryanair profit disappoints

Ryanair’s share fell after its quarterly net profit came in below expectations because of a hefty fuel bill due to higher prices and increased

Ryanair’s share fell after its quarterly net profit came in below expectations because of a hefty fuel bill due to higher prices and increased

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Saudi bomb-maker sought over US parcel bombs

A Saudi bomb-maker is the prime suspect in the plot to send parcel bombs to the United States. Ibrahim Hassan al-Asiri is the brother of a bomber

A Saudi bomb-maker is the prime suspect in the plot to send parcel bombs to the United States. Ibrahim Hassan al-Asiri is the brother of a bomber

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Parcel bomb explodes in Greece

Reports from Greece say a parcel bomb has exploded in the offices of a courier company, slightly injuring an employee.   Its final destination was

Reports from Greece say a parcel bomb has exploded in the offices of a courier company, slightly injuring an employee.   Its final destination was

Nocomment

Halloween at Dracula's castle

The Halloween holiday was celebrated this year at the Dracula Castle Hotel in the Tihuta Pass, Bistrita-Nasaud County (northern Romania) with a

The Halloween holiday was celebrated this year at the Dracula Castle Hotel in the Tihuta Pass, Bistrita-Nasaud County (northern Romania) with a

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Istanbul suicide bomb inquiry points to PKK

The Kurdish separatists the PKK are emerging as the most likely perpetrators of a bombing in Istanbul yesterday, even though no group has claimed the

The Kurdish separatists the PKK are emerging as the most likely perpetrators of a bombing in Istanbul yesterday, even though no group has claimed the

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Iraqi church rescue killed 'at least 52'

The Iraqi government says at least 52 hostages and police died in an operation by security forces to rescue worshippers held in a Catholic church in

The Iraqi government says at least 52 hostages and police died in an operation by security forces to rescue worshippers held in a Catholic church in

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Jail deal for Guantanamo's youngest inmate

Guantanamo Bay’s youngest prisoner has been sentenced to 40 years behind bars by an American war crimes tribunal. But Omar Khadr will only serve a

Guantanamo Bay’s youngest prisoner has been sentenced to 40 years behind bars by an American war crimes tribunal. But Omar Khadr will only serve a

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Russia / Japan row over Medvedev island visit

The Russian president has re-awakened a 65 year old diplomatic row with Japan by visiting an island that is claimed by both Moscow and

The Russian president has re-awakened a 65 year old diplomatic row with Japan by visiting an island that is claimed by both Moscow and

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Hostage siege in Baghdad ends in bloodshed

An Iraqi forces-led bid to rescue dozens of hostages held in a Baghdad church has left over 30 worshippers dead. The operation began after gunmen

An Iraqi forces-led bid to rescue dozens of hostages held in a Baghdad church has left over 30 worshippers dead. The operation began after gunmen

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RC abuse victims condemn the church

Victims of child sexual abuse by Roman Catholic priests have held a candlelight protest near St. Peter’s Square in Rome. They had come from a dozen

Victims of child sexual abuse by Roman Catholic priests have held a candlelight protest near St. Peter’s Square in Rome. They had come from a dozen

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Ivory Coast votes in long awaited presidential poll

It has taken a decade but the long delayed presidential election in the west African state of Ivory Coast has passed off peacefully. It is the

It has taken a decade but the long delayed presidential election in the west African state of Ivory Coast has passed off peacefully. It is the

News

Final push for votes ahead of US congressional poll

With the clock ticking towards Tuesday’s mid-term election, US Republicans have been doing the rounds of the television studios. They see the poll

With the clock ticking towards Tuesday’s mid-term election, US Republicans have been doing the rounds of the television studios. They see the poll

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Second defeat could be too much for Serra

For 68-year-old Jose Serra from the Brazilian Social Democracy Party, this second presidential defeat could mark the end of his political

For 68-year-old Jose Serra from the Brazilian Social Democracy Party, this second presidential defeat could mark the end of his political

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Rousseff supporters celebrate victory

The result of the Brazilian presidential election, expected as it was, prompted scenes of jubilation among Rousseff’s Workers Party and many

The result of the Brazilian presidential election, expected as it was, prompted scenes of jubilation among Rousseff’s Workers Party and many