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2010-11-04

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Chinese President gets personal welcome from Nicolas Sarkozy

France has rolled out the red carpet to welcome Hu Jintao. The Chinese President was met in person in Paris by Nicolas Sarkozy and his model wife

France has rolled out the red carpet to welcome Hu Jintao. The Chinese President was met in person in Paris by Nicolas Sarkozy and his model wife

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Serb leader apologises for Croatian massacre

Serbia’s President Boris Tadic has travelled to Croatia to personally apologise for atrocities committed by Serbs during the Yugoslav Wars in the

Serbia’s President Boris Tadic has travelled to Croatia to personally apologise for atrocities committed by Serbs during the Yugoslav Wars in the

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TAK claims responsibility for Istanbul bombing

The Kurdistan Freedom Hawks have released a statement on their website claiming responsibility for the suicide bombing in Istanbul last week. The

The Kurdistan Freedom Hawks have released a statement on their website claiming responsibility for the suicide bombing in Istanbul last week. The

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Airbus and Rolls Royce to investigate A380 scare

Investigators from Airbus and engine makers Rolls Royce are to help the inquiry after a Qantas A380 passenger jet was forced to make an emergency

Investigators from Airbus and engine makers Rolls Royce are to help the inquiry after a Qantas A380 passenger jet was forced to make an emergency

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"We're very lucky" say shaken Qantas passengers

They had hoped to have reached Australia. Instead Qantas passengers who trooped into the terminal building at Changi airport are being put up

They had hoped to have reached Australia. Instead Qantas passengers who trooped into the terminal building at Changi airport are being put up

Business

Trichet 'trusts' US over weak dollar

The European Central Bank has kept interest rates unchanged at one percent and ECB President Jean-Claude Trichet says no decision’s been taken on

The European Central Bank has kept interest rates unchanged at one percent and ECB President Jean-Claude Trichet says no decision’s been taken on

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Body parts for sale online

After causing a storm with his controversial Body World exhibition featuring ‘plastinated’ bodies, Gunther von Hagens is now selling the body parts

After causing a storm with his controversial Body World exhibition featuring ‘plastinated’ bodies, Gunther von Hagens is now selling the body parts

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More strikes over pension reforms in France

Workers protesting against pension reforms in France have blocked access to Charles de Gaulle airport in Roissy, near Paris. Last week the French

Workers protesting against pension reforms in France have blocked access to Charles de Gaulle airport in Roissy, near Paris. Last week the French

Science_technology

New technique using ovaries may help older women

Women hoping to have children later in life are being advised to bank small parts of their ovaries, rather than just freezing their eggs. The

Women hoping to have children later in life are being advised to bank small parts of their ovaries, rather than just freezing their eggs. The

Business

BNP Paribas says it has enough capital

France’s biggest listed bank, BNP Paribas, says it will not have to raise more money in order to meet tougher new industry rules on how much capital

France’s biggest listed bank, BNP Paribas, says it will not have to raise more money in order to meet tougher new industry rules on how much capital

Business

Euro zone services growth slows

Growth in the euro zone’s dominant service sector lost steam last month. The Markit Services Purchasing Managers’ Index – which surveys thousands

Growth in the euro zone’s dominant service sector lost steam last month. The Markit Services Purchasing Managers’ Index – which surveys thousands

Culture

Ricky Martin: Me

When Latino crooner Ricky Martin attended a book signing in New York, the fans came out in force. He was signing copies of his autobiography, “Me”

When Latino crooner Ricky Martin attended a book signing in New York, the fans came out in force. He was signing copies of his autobiography, “Me”

Culture

Gustavo Dudamel: the Little Big Man

Triumphantly – that is how the day of a great conductor ends. Gustavo Dudamel, a 29-year old from Venezuela, is the Music Director of the Los Angeles

Triumphantly – that is how the day of a great conductor ends. Gustavo Dudamel, a 29-year old from Venezuela, is the Music Director of the Los Angeles

Culture

The Back

The Rome Film Festival hosted films from around the world. Chinese film, The Back, stared Hu Bing and was directed by controversial director Liu

The Rome Film Festival hosted films from around the world. Chinese film, The Back, stared Hu Bing and was directed by controversial director Liu

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Former President claims Ivory Coast poll 'rigged'

Ivory Coast’s Presidential election is heading for a second round after incumbent Laurent Gbagbo failed to win an outright majority. He will face

Ivory Coast’s Presidential election is heading for a second round after incumbent Laurent Gbagbo failed to win an outright majority. He will face

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More parcel bombs found in Athens

A parcel bomb addressed to the French embassy has been denoted in Athens. Police are investigating other packages at a courier company in the Greek

A parcel bomb addressed to the French embassy has been denoted in Athens. Police are investigating other packages at a courier company in the Greek

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Shelters moved as Java volcano erupts again

The biggest eruption by Indonesia’s Mount Merapi since the volcano began rumbling last week has forced the authorities to move emergency shelters

The biggest eruption by Indonesia’s Mount Merapi since the volcano began rumbling last week has forced the authorities to move emergency shelters

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Qantas suspends A380 flights after engine scare

Qantas has suspended flights of its Airbus A380s after obvious engine trouble forced one of the aircraft to make an emergency landing. Flight QF32

Qantas has suspended flights of its Airbus A380s after obvious engine trouble forced one of the aircraft to make an emergency landing. Flight QF32

Nocomment

Students protest in Dublin

Around 1,500 people were involved in a protest in Dublin City Centre. The protest was organised by students opposed to any increase in college fees.

Around 1,500 people were involved in a protest in Dublin City Centre. The protest was organised by students opposed to any increase in college fees.

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South and North Koreans reunite

South and North Korean family members reunited with their long-lost relatives during a brief three-day reunion, at Mount Kumgang resort in North

South and North Korean family members reunited with their long-lost relatives during a brief three-day reunion, at Mount Kumgang resort in North

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UEFA Champions League - 3.11.2010

Group E FC Basel 1893 2 – 3 AS Roma CFR Cluj 0 – 4 FC Bayern München 1 FC Bayern München 12 Pts 2 AS Roma 6 Pts 3 CFR 1907

Group E FC Basel 1893 2 – 3 AS Roma CFR Cluj 0 – 4 FC Bayern München 1 FC Bayern München 12 Pts 2 AS Roma 6 Pts 3 CFR 1907

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Dozens arrested in Italian organised crime swoop

Police in Italy have arrested around a hundred suspected mafia members in simultaneous overnight raids in Naples and Sicily. They also seized 500

Police in Italy have arrested around a hundred suspected mafia members in simultaneous overnight raids in Naples and Sicily. They also seized 500

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Republicans get ready to rein in Obama

Victorious Republicans say they plan to unpick some of President Barack Obama’s achievements after their midterm drubbing of the Democrats. But a

Victorious Republicans say they plan to unpick some of President Barack Obama’s achievements after their midterm drubbing of the Democrats. But a

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Analysis on results of US midterm elections

Euronews journalist, Stefan Grobe, discussed the impact of the results of the US midterm elections with Charles Kupchan, a professor at Georgetown

Euronews journalist, Stefan Grobe, discussed the impact of the results of the US midterm elections with Charles Kupchan, a professor at Georgetown

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Qantas suspends A380 flights after scare

Qantas has suspended all A380 flights for security reasons after one of its planes was forced to make an emergency landing. Debris from a

Qantas has suspended all A380 flights for security reasons after one of its planes was forced to make an emergency landing. Debris from a

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Signs of thaw between Russia and NATO

There are signs of a thaw between Russia and its former Cold War foes. NATO alliance chief Anders Fogh Rasmussen met the Russian president in the

There are signs of a thaw between Russia and its former Cold War foes. NATO alliance chief Anders Fogh Rasmussen met the Russian president in the

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Dispute over Ivory Coast count

Ivory Coast’s President Laurent Gbagbo will face opposition leader and ex-prime minister, Alassane Ouattara in a runoff after neither candidate won

Ivory Coast’s President Laurent Gbagbo will face opposition leader and ex-prime minister, Alassane Ouattara in a runoff after neither candidate won

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Candidates tussle to register for Egyptian poll

Egypt’s parliamentary elections are due on November 28. Those wishing to stand as candidates (and they run into the hundreds) have to undergo

Egypt’s parliamentary elections are due on November 28. Those wishing to stand as candidates (and they run into the hundreds) have to undergo