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2010-11-12

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Jury out on G20 success

The G20 summit in Seoul, South Korea, is over, but what have the leaders of the world’s leading and emerging economies actually achieved? Not much

The G20 summit in Seoul, South Korea, is over, but what have the leaders of the world’s leading and emerging economies actually achieved? Not much

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Organs taken from the poor to sell to the rich

Seven people have been indicted in Kosovo in connection with the illegal trade of human organs. The seven include doctors and a health

Seven people have been indicted in Kosovo in connection with the illegal trade of human organs. The seven include doctors and a health

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UK and Spain press Morocco on Sahara raid

Britain has called for an end to violence in the disputed territory of Western Sahara, after a raid on Monday by Moroccan security forces on a

Britain has called for an end to violence in the disputed territory of Western Sahara, after a raid on Monday by Moroccan security forces on a

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No confidence vote piles pressure on Berlusconi

Silvio Berlusconi is fighting for his political life after the country’s largest opposition party called a no-confidence vote in parliament. The

Silvio Berlusconi is fighting for his political life after the country’s largest opposition party called a no-confidence vote in parliament. The

Business

WTM - an insider's view - Marino Finozzi

Interview with Marino Finozzi, Regional Councillor for Tourism, Veneto Region. Every year Euronews heads to the World Travel Market in London, one of

Interview with Marino Finozzi, Regional Councillor for Tourism, Veneto Region. Every year Euronews heads to the World Travel Market in London, one of

Business

Deutsche Bank probe in Korea

South Korean stock market regulators have launched an investigation into potential irregular trades by Deutsche Bank’s brokerage unit. The probe

South Korean stock market regulators have launched an investigation into potential irregular trades by Deutsche Bank’s brokerage unit. The probe

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Supplies 'running out' in fight against cholera

While praising the international effort to help Haiti after January’s earthquake, Elisabeth Byrs from the UN Office for the Coordination of

While praising the international effort to help Haiti after January’s earthquake, Elisabeth Byrs from the UN Office for the Coordination of

Europe

Shifting cargo from road to water

The traffic saturation of Europe’s roads is making it more important than ever to find alternatives for transporting freight. Although moving it by

The traffic saturation of Europe’s roads is making it more important than ever to find alternatives for transporting freight. Although moving it by

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Cholera death toll rises in Haiti

The death toll from the cholera outbreak in Haiti is rising. It is estimated that some 800 people have died from the disease so far, and the total is

The death toll from the cholera outbreak in Haiti is rising. It is estimated that some 800 people have died from the disease so far, and the total is

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The pot that cost 50 million euros

A Chinese vase, uncovered during a routine house clearance in London, has sold for a record shattering 50 million euros. The vase dates from 1740s

A Chinese vase, uncovered during a routine house clearance in London, has sold for a record shattering 50 million euros. The vase dates from 1740s

Culture

Harry Potter is back

The teenage stars of the latest Harry Potter film, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1, worked the red carpet at the premiere this week. The

The teenage stars of the latest Harry Potter film, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1, worked the red carpet at the premiere this week. The

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Irish euro support "very probable"

From the G20 meeting in Seoul, the big euro zone countries have expressed solidarity with Ireland, and the European authorities are said to be

From the G20 meeting in Seoul, the big euro zone countries have expressed solidarity with Ireland, and the European authorities are said to be

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Iraqis react to new partnership government

Are the streets of Iraq safer now that a power-sharing pact has been made? Shi’ites, Sunnis and Kurds have come together in a political

Are the streets of Iraq safer now that a power-sharing pact has been made? Shi’ites, Sunnis and Kurds have come together in a political

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Suicide attack on NATO convoy in Kabul

A suicide car bomber has attacked a NATO convoy near Afghanistan’s parliament building in Kabul. Police said an Afghan soldier and one member of

A suicide car bomber has attacked a NATO convoy near Afghanistan’s parliament building in Kabul. Police said an Afghan soldier and one member of

Business

Euro zone Q3 growth slows

Economic growth in the euro zone slumped between July and September compared to the previous quarter. The European Union’s statistics office

Economic growth in the euro zone slumped between July and September compared to the previous quarter. The European Union’s statistics office

Business

Rolls-Royce identifies A380 engine fault

Investors seem to have been comforted by soothing words from Rolls-Royce about problems with its engines used on the Airbus A380 superjumbo

Investors seem to have been comforted by soothing words from Rolls-Royce about problems with its engines used on the Airbus A380 superjumbo

Business

Big recall by Nissan

Japanese carmaker Nissan says more than 600,000 vehicles are being recalled to have problems fixed. Over half a million of them are four wheel

Japanese carmaker Nissan says more than 600,000 vehicles are being recalled to have problems fixed. Over half a million of them are four wheel

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Aung San Suu Kyi: weekend freedom?

Rumours are rife that Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi is close to release after spending 15 of the last 21 years under house arrest. It

Rumours are rife that Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi is close to release after spending 15 of the last 21 years under house arrest. It

Culture

High Society exhibition on drug use 

A new exhibition has opened at the Wellcome Collection in London. “High Society” looks at the history of recreational drug use.   The curator of the

A new exhibition has opened at the Wellcome Collection in London. “High Society” looks at the history of recreational drug use.   The curator of the

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Watered-down currency deal ends G20 summit

The summit is over but do the leaders of the G20 really have the right to smile? The deal reached in Seoul to tackle trade imbalances has been

The summit is over but do the leaders of the G20 really have the right to smile? The deal reached in Seoul to tackle trade imbalances has been

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Comatose ex-Israeli PM Sharon moved home

Israel’s former prime minister Ariel Sharon, who has been comatose for nearly five years, has been moved home from hospital. The 82-year old

Israel’s former prime minister Ariel Sharon, who has been comatose for nearly five years, has been moved home from hospital. The 82-year old

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Watered-down currency deal ends G20 summit

The summit is over but do the leaders of the G20 really have the right to smile? The deal reached in Seoul to tackle trade imbalances has been

The summit is over but do the leaders of the G20 really have the right to smile? The deal reached in Seoul to tackle trade imbalances has been

Special_reports

Learning for the future in Brazil

Social ventures are often at the heart of the world’s most innovative education initiatives, and behind them are often social entrepreneurs driven by

Social ventures are often at the heart of the world’s most innovative education initiatives, and behind them are often social entrepreneurs driven by

Special_reports

How do you train a leader?

This week we focus on the leaders of the future. We have three very different stories of how new generations are being primed for leadership roles

This week we focus on the leaders of the future. We have three very different stories of how new generations are being primed for leadership roles

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G20 seeks to recapture unity with currency deal

US President Obama has given a positive assessment of the G20 summit, reporting real progress despite talk of deep divisions. Economic policy

US President Obama has given a positive assessment of the G20 summit, reporting real progress despite talk of deep divisions. Economic policy

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Cholera spreading in Haitian capital

Doctors in Haiti say the cholera epidemic is spreading rapidly in Port-au-Prince, aggravated by the density of the population. At an improvised

Doctors in Haiti say the cholera epidemic is spreading rapidly in Port-au-Prince, aggravated by the density of the population. At an improvised

Nocomment

German carnival season starts

Thousands of Germans donned colourful costumes for the start of the carnival season – the festivities began at precisely 11:11 on November 11.

Thousands of Germans donned colourful costumes for the start of the carnival season – the festivities began at precisely 11:11 on November 11.

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Massive explosion in Karachi

A massive explosion ripped through a security compound on a busy commercial street in Pakistan’s largest city, Karachi, killing at least 15 people

A massive explosion ripped through a security compound on a busy commercial street in Pakistan’s largest city, Karachi, killing at least 15 people

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Anti-G20 rally in South Korea

South Korean workers and civic group members held an anti-G20 rally as world leaders met in Seoul to discuss global issues.

South Korean workers and civic group members held an anti-G20 rally as world leaders met in Seoul to discuss global issues.

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Michelle Obama meets US soldiers in Germany

US First Lady Michelle Obama met with American soldiers in Germany, some of whom suffered injuries while serving in Afghanistan and Iraq.

US First Lady Michelle Obama met with American soldiers in Germany, some of whom suffered injuries while serving in Afghanistan and Iraq.