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2010-11-22

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Hundreds feared dead in Cambodian Water Festival

Hundreds of people are thought to have died during a celebration in Cambodia. The capital of Phnom Penh was playing host to the three-day Water

Hundreds of people are thought to have died during a celebration in Cambodia. The capital of Phnom Penh was playing host to the three-day Water

Europe

Regulating alternative investment funds

The European Parliament recently approved new rules on the marketing of alternative investment funds. What changes will this bring to the sector

The European Parliament recently approved new rules on the marketing of alternative investment funds. What changes will this bring to the sector

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Irish govt made "fools" of themselves, says expert

To explore further the implications of the Irish bailout, euronews spoke to Brian Lucey, a professor of finance in the School of Business at Trinity

To explore further the implications of the Irish bailout, euronews spoke to Brian Lucey, a professor of finance in the School of Business at Trinity

News

Political turmoil in Dublin over financial bailout

Anger has been vented outside the Irish parliament in Dublin against the government’s requst for an EU-IMF financial bailout. Demonstrators called

Anger has been vented outside the Irish parliament in Dublin against the government’s requst for an EU-IMF financial bailout. Demonstrators called

News

Festival stampede kills scores in Cambodia

Close to 200 people are believed dead after a stampede during Water Festival celebrations in the Cambodian capital, Phnom Penh. The victims died on

Close to 200 people are believed dead after a stampede during Water Festival celebrations in the Cambodian capital, Phnom Penh. The victims died on

News

Festival stampede kills scores in Cambodia

Close to 200 people are believed dead after a stampede during Water Festival celebrations in the Cambodian capital, Phnom Penh. The victims died on

Close to 200 people are believed dead after a stampede during Water Festival celebrations in the Cambodian capital, Phnom Penh. The victims died on

News

Robot due to enter NZ mine

Authorities in New Zealand say they are still holding out hope of saving 29 men trapped in a coal mine. Emergency teams now appear to have

Authorities in New Zealand say they are still holding out hope of saving 29 men trapped in a coal mine. Emergency teams now appear to have

News

Fury in Kiev over tax changes

Ukrainians furious at government plans to increase taxes on small and medium-sized businesses have gathered in Kiev to denounce the

Ukrainians furious at government plans to increase taxes on small and medium-sized businesses have gathered in Kiev to denounce the

News

Israel builds barrier to seal border with Egypt

Israeli bulldozers have begun clearing the way for the construction of a barrier to seal off the Jewish state’s border with Egypt. The wall will

Israeli bulldozers have begun clearing the way for the construction of a barrier to seal off the Jewish state’s border with Egypt. The wall will

Business

Inflation the next worry for US economy

America’s National Association for Business Economics, a 51-member forecasting panel, says inflation is becoming a worry for the US economy. While

America’s National Association for Business Economics, a 51-member forecasting panel, says inflation is becoming a worry for the US economy. While

Business

China acts to stem rising inflation

China has taken measures to quell rising inflation, notably assuring markets ample grain supplies and excess industrial capacity should take the

China has taken measures to quell rising inflation, notably assuring markets ample grain supplies and excess industrial capacity should take the

Business

China buys more Rolls Royce engines

Some good news for Rolls Royce after a dreadful start to November, with a big order from China, the second this month, worth over 1.3 billion euros

Some good news for Rolls Royce after a dreadful start to November, with a big order from China, the second this month, worth over 1.3 billion euros

Culture

Washington and Pine "Unstoppable" box office success

US director Tony Scott has paired up with Denzel Washington once again for his latest film “Unstoppable”. Co-starring up-and-coming talent Chris

US director Tony Scott has paired up with Denzel Washington once again for his latest film “Unstoppable”. Co-starring up-and-coming talent Chris

Culture

Canadian teen idol cleans house at AMA

Canadian teen idol Justin Bieber has swept the American Music Awards in Los Angeles, taking home four prizes, including artist of the year and

Canadian teen idol Justin Bieber has swept the American Music Awards in Los Angeles, taking home four prizes, including artist of the year and

Business

EU financial rescue plan in detail

How is the European Union safety net going to help Ireland’s battered finances? In fact the EU will be acting with three other partners in

How is the European Union safety net going to help Ireland’s battered finances? In fact the EU will be acting with three other partners in

News

Irish voice frustration over bailout

Many in Ireland are now concerned that the 80 billion euros from the EU and IMF does not bode well for the future and are disappointed with Prime

Many in Ireland are now concerned that the 80 billion euros from the EU and IMF does not bode well for the future and are disappointed with Prime

Science_technology

Concern over steep fall in Mexico butterfly migration

There is growing concern over the dramatic fall in the number of Monarch butterflies arriving in Mexico on their annual migratory voyage from North

There is growing concern over the dramatic fall in the number of Monarch butterflies arriving in Mexico on their annual migratory voyage from North

News

Congo rebel leader 'did not control troops'

The war crimes trial of the former vice-president of the Democratic Republic of Congo is underway in The Hague. Ex rebel leader Jean-Pierre Bemba

The war crimes trial of the former vice-president of the Democratic Republic of Congo is underway in The Hague. Ex rebel leader Jean-Pierre Bemba

News

Accused Somalian pirates in dock in Germany

The trial of 10 Somalian men accused of piracy has started in Germany. Amidst a media scrum, the defendants and their lawyers assembled in the

The trial of 10 Somalian men accused of piracy has started in Germany. Amidst a media scrum, the defendants and their lawyers assembled in the

News

Barricades put up around Germany's Reichstag

Authorities appear to be taking seriously reported threats of an attack by Islamic militants on the German parliament. The Reichstag in Berlin has

Authorities appear to be taking seriously reported threats of an attack by Islamic militants on the German parliament. The Reichstag in Berlin has

News

Justin Bieber sweeps American Music Awards

The Canadian pop star Justin Bieber has taken away four prizes at the American Music Awards, including artist of the year. The teenager said: “I’m

The Canadian pop star Justin Bieber has taken away four prizes at the American Music Awards, including artist of the year. The teenager said: “I’m

Business

Markets up on news of Irish bailout

European shares are up slightly and the euro has climbed after Dublin’s decision to request an EU-IMF bailout. The move comes just days after the

European shares are up slightly and the euro has climbed after Dublin’s decision to request an EU-IMF bailout. The move comes just days after the

News

War crimes trial of Congo rebel leader begins

The war crimes trial of the former vice-president of the Democratic Republic of Congo gets underway in The Hague on Monday. Ex-rebel leader

The war crimes trial of the former vice-president of the Democratic Republic of Congo gets underway in The Hague on Monday. Ex-rebel leader

News

Japan minister resigns over joke about 'easy job'

A Japanese government minister has resigned after a joke he made backfired and caused outrage. Minoru Yanagida boasted that his job as justice

A Japanese government minister has resigned after a joke he made backfired and caused outrage. Minoru Yanagida boasted that his job as justice

Nocomment

Moscow demonstration to support journalists

Around 50 people gathered in Moscow to defend Russian journalists who have been the target of attacks and investigations.

Around 50 people gathered in Moscow to defend Russian journalists who have been the target of attacks and investigations.

Nocomment

Cholera spreads across Haiti

Cholera has spread to all the neighbourhoods in Haiti’s second largest city, Cap-Haitien according to Doctors Without Borders.

Cholera has spread to all the neighbourhoods in Haiti’s second largest city, Cap-Haitien according to Doctors Without Borders.

Nocomment

Taiwan support for President's China policy

Thousands of people demonstrated in Tapei, Taiwan to show their support for President Ma Yin-jeous’s policy of economic exchanges with China which

Thousands of people demonstrated in Tapei, Taiwan to show their support for President Ma Yin-jeous’s policy of economic exchanges with China which

News

China miners rescued from flooded pit

22 coal miners in China have been rescued along with seven emergency workers who had been trapped with them. Wearing sunglasses or blindfolds to

22 coal miners in China have been rescued along with seven emergency workers who had been trapped with them. Wearing sunglasses or blindfolds to

News

Robot to be used to locate trapped miners

As the relatives of 29 trapped miners in New Zealand wait for a much delayed rescue operation to begin, officials are preparing to use a robot to

As the relatives of 29 trapped miners in New Zealand wait for a much delayed rescue operation to begin, officials are preparing to use a robot to

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Opposition accuse Egyptian authorities ahead of election

Supporters of Egypt’s largest opposition party have taken to the streets, claiming authorities are harassing them, ahead of next week’s parliamentary

Supporters of Egypt’s largest opposition party have taken to the streets, claiming authorities are harassing them, ahead of next week’s parliamentary