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2010-11-17

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Searching for a new NATO strategy

The war in Afghanistan and the relationship with Russia are just some of the issues NATO is trying to grapple with as it defines its new strategy for

The war in Afghanistan and the relationship with Russia are just some of the issues NATO is trying to grapple with as it defines its new strategy for

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Ireland's Europe Minister defends bailout decisions

With pressure mounting on the Irish government at home and abroad to accept a bailout to shore up its shattered banking sector, euronews spoke to

With pressure mounting on the Irish government at home and abroad to accept a bailout to shore up its shattered banking sector, euronews spoke to

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Greeks rally to mark student revolt anniversary

Violence has erupted in Greece at a rally to mark the anniversary of a 1973 student uprising. Police fired teargas at a small group of

Violence has erupted in Greece at a rally to mark the anniversary of a 1973 student uprising. Police fired teargas at a small group of

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State of emergency declared in Guinea

A state of emergency has been declared in the West African country of Guinea amid post-election unrest. An overnight curfew is in place and police

A state of emergency has been declared in the West African country of Guinea amid post-election unrest. An overnight curfew is in place and police

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NATO's Di Paola says time to change focus

Admiral Gianpaolo Di Paola, as the chairman of NATO’s military committee, is the highest military authority in the alliance and euronews’

Admiral Gianpaolo Di Paola, as the chairman of NATO’s military committee, is the highest military authority in the alliance and euronews’

Business

UK jobless total falls in October

The number of Britons claiming jobless benefit unexpectedly fell last month for the first time since July. There were 3,700 fewer people registered

The number of Britons claiming jobless benefit unexpectedly fell last month for the first time since July. There were 3,700 fewer people registered

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Ireland agrees to work with EU-IMF mission

Ireland has agreed to work with an overseas team on urgent measures to help its crisis-hit banking sector. Officials from the European Commission

Ireland has agreed to work with an overseas team on urgent measures to help its crisis-hit banking sector. Officials from the European Commission

Business

Roche to cut costs, jobs

Swiss drugmaker Roche has revealed plans to slash costs including cutting jobs. It intends to reduce its outgoings by the equivalent of 1.8 billion

Swiss drugmaker Roche has revealed plans to slash costs including cutting jobs. It intends to reduce its outgoings by the equivalent of 1.8 billion

Business

IEA: biomass fuels make China top energy user

The International Energy Agency is defending its estimate of China’s energy use. Beijing had questioned the IEA’s claim that China overtook the

The International Energy Agency is defending its estimate of China’s energy use. Beijing had questioned the IEA’s claim that China overtook the

Business

GM boosts size of share sale

General Motors has set the final terms for its landmark initial public offering of stock. It is boosting the number of shares for sale and could

General Motors has set the final terms for its landmark initial public offering of stock. It is boosting the number of shares for sale and could

Science_technology

Robots with a human touch

Already familiar characters in countless sci-fi movies, humanoid robots are well on the way towards stepping off the silver-screen and into daily

Already familiar characters in countless sci-fi movies, humanoid robots are well on the way towards stepping off the silver-screen and into daily

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Germany warns of terror plot

Germany on Wednesday tightened security at airports and train stations, citing intelligence reports which show Islamist militants plan to strike the

Germany on Wednesday tightened security at airports and train stations, citing intelligence reports which show Islamist militants plan to strike the

Science_technology

String - the next big thing in bikes

It has probably happened to us all at some point, you are riding uphill, pedalling hard, and suddenly the chain slips off – meaning several oily

It has probably happened to us all at some point, you are riding uphill, pedalling hard, and suddenly the chain slips off – meaning several oily

Culture

Crowe and Banks star in The Next Three Days

When Lara is accused of murder, the Brennans’ seemingly perfect life is turned upside down. Three years into her sentence John – played by Russell

When Lara is accused of murder, the Brennans’ seemingly perfect life is turned upside down. Three years into her sentence John – played by Russell

Culture

Art Nazis called "degenerate" displayed in Berlin

Eleven sculptures condemned by the Nazi regime as “degenerate” and believed to have been lost or destroyed have been unearthed and are now on display

Eleven sculptures condemned by the Nazi regime as “degenerate” and believed to have been lost or destroyed have been unearthed and are now on display

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Military 'seizes power' in Madagascar

A group of military officers in Madagascar on Wednesday claimed they have seized power as the country voted on constitutional reform. Madagascar’s

A group of military officers in Madagascar on Wednesday claimed they have seized power as the country voted on constitutional reform. Madagascar’s

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Iraqi President refuses to sign Tareq Aziz death warrant

Iraq’s newly re-elected President Jalal Talabani is refusing to sign an execution order for Tareq Aziz. His apparent decision follows both the

Iraq’s newly re-elected President Jalal Talabani is refusing to sign an execution order for Tareq Aziz. His apparent decision follows both the

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Tense talks over 2011 bluefin tuna quotas

Fishing quotas for Atlantic bluefin tuna are under the spotlight at a meeting in Paris. Some 50 member countries of the International Commission

Fishing quotas for Atlantic bluefin tuna are under the spotlight at a meeting in Paris. Some 50 member countries of the International Commission

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UNESCO praises French food, flamenco

Any proud Frenchman will tell you his country’s cooking is the world’s best but now those gastronomic traditions have a global seal of approval

Any proud Frenchman will tell you his country’s cooking is the world’s best but now those gastronomic traditions have a global seal of approval

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New Mark Twain book, 100 years after his death

It is better late than never for one of America’s most celebrated authors. One hundred years after his death, Mark Twain has a new book out – the

It is better late than never for one of America’s most celebrated authors. One hundred years after his death, Mark Twain has a new book out – the

Culture

Rolando Villazón's Mexican music mix

Rolando Villazón, one of the greatest tenors of the decade, has embarked on a new musical adventure.   He is celebrating his love for Mexico through

Rolando Villazón, one of the greatest tenors of the decade, has embarked on a new musical adventure.   He is celebrating his love for Mexico through

Nocomment

Building collapses in New Delhi

A five-story apartment building collapsed into a mountain of rubble in a poor New Delhi neighbourhood.

A five-story apartment building collapsed into a mountain of rubble in a poor New Delhi neighbourhood.

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Alleged 'Merchant of Death' arms dealer arrives in US

Former Soviet fighter pilot and alleged arms dealer Viktor Bout arrived in New York on Wednesday after being extradited from Thailand. The

Former Soviet fighter pilot and alleged arms dealer Viktor Bout arrived in New York on Wednesday after being extradited from Thailand. The

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UN Security Council 'deplores' Sahara raid

The UN Security Council on Tuesday deplored a deadly Moroccan police raid on a squatter camp in Western Sahara but the Council failed to back rebel

The UN Security Council on Tuesday deplored a deadly Moroccan police raid on a squatter camp in Western Sahara but the Council failed to back rebel

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Kate Middleton calls Diana an inspiration

Kate Middleton and Britain’s Prince William have given their first interview after announcing they are to marry next year. In a poignant

Kate Middleton and Britain’s Prince William have given their first interview after announcing they are to marry next year. In a poignant

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Obama children's book hits bookshelves

At only 31 pages long, Barack Obama’s third book just published is no political memoir. Written before he took office, it is a children’s book

At only 31 pages long, Barack Obama’s third book just published is no political memoir. Written before he took office, it is a children’s book

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German journalists charged with spying in Iran

The German tabloid Bild am Sonntag has confirmed that two reporters charged in Iran with spying are journalists for the weekly paper. Iranian state

The German tabloid Bild am Sonntag has confirmed that two reporters charged in Iran with spying are journalists for the weekly paper. Iranian state

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UN hostility in Haiti 'political'

Tensions remain high in Haiti after anti-UN riots caused by the country’s recent Cholera outbreak left two people dead, one of whom was shot by a

Tensions remain high in Haiti after anti-UN riots caused by the country’s recent Cholera outbreak left two people dead, one of whom was shot by a

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Dominican Republic hit by Haiti cholera

Concern is growing with the first case of cholera having been detected in the Dominican Republic across the border from neighbouring

Concern is growing with the first case of cholera having been detected in the Dominican Republic across the border from neighbouring

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Berlusconi faces fresh confidence vote

Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi will face a vote of no-confidence on December 14.   The vote has been organised by Italy’s President

Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi will face a vote of no-confidence on December 14.   The vote has been organised by Italy’s President