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2010-11-29

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EU climate commissioner says donors need to prove good faith

Adrian Lancashire, euronews: Connie Hedegaard, EU Commissioner for Climate Action, the UN conference has got under way in Mexico today… You said last

Adrian Lancashire, euronews: Connie Hedegaard, EU Commissioner for Climate Action, the UN conference has got under way in Mexico today… You said last

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UN climate talks begin in Cancun

The opening ceremony was stirring but the prospects for progress are stark. A new round of UN climate talks has begun in Mexico with almost 200

The opening ceremony was stirring but the prospects for progress are stark. A new round of UN climate talks has begun in Mexico with almost 200

Business

British Airways-Iberia merger gets go-ahead

Shareholders of both British Airways and Spain’s Iberia have given their blessing for the two national carriers to merge. The two brands will

Shareholders of both British Airways and Spain’s Iberia have given their blessing for the two national carriers to merge. The two brands will

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French electrician unveils 60m euro Picasso stash

A retired French electrician shocked the art world on Monday after he came forward with dozens of unseen paintings by Spanish master Pablo

A retired French electrician shocked the art world on Monday after he came forward with dozens of unseen paintings by Spanish master Pablo

Culture

Rare Exports shatters Santa myth

The decidedly un-Christmassy Rare Exports will shatter any illusion of Santa Claus as a kindly gift-giving old man.

The decidedly un-Christmassy Rare Exports will shatter any illusion of Santa Claus as a kindly gift-giving old man.

Culture

Cubans and Africans unite in Afrocubism

Back in 1996 producer Nick Gold wanted to record an album with musicians from Africa and Cuba, but the project fell through at the last minute after

Back in 1996 producer Nick Gold wanted to record an album with musicians from Africa and Cuba, but the project fell through at the last minute after

Science_technology

Aids prevention pill cuts infection rate

A pill has been developed which appears to help prevent the transmission of HIV and Aids. That’s according to a study just published in the New

A pill has been developed which appears to help prevent the transmission of HIV and Aids. That’s according to a study just published in the New

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Moldova election brings more political deadlock

Tough coalition talks appear on the cards after no outright winner emerged in Moldova’s parliamentary elections. With nearly 95 percent of the

Tough coalition talks appear on the cards after no outright winner emerged in Moldova’s parliamentary elections. With nearly 95 percent of the

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Attack in Afghanistan kills six NATO troops

According to agency reports six NATO troops have been shot dead by a man wearing a police uniform in Afghanistan. Authorities said the attacker

According to agency reports six NATO troops have been shot dead by a man wearing a police uniform in Afghanistan. Authorities said the attacker

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Tension surrounds Ivory Coast vote

The second round of the first presidential elections for ten years has been held in Ivory Coast. The atmosphere is tense, and there has been sporadic

The second round of the first presidential elections for ten years has been held in Ivory Coast. The atmosphere is tense, and there has been sporadic

Nocomment

US-South Korea military drill

The US and South Korea have conducted joint military manoeuvres off the Korean Peninsula. Following the deadly artillary the attack on a South Korea

The US and South Korea have conducted joint military manoeuvres off the Korean Peninsula. Following the deadly artillary the attack on a South Korea

Science_technology

Eco-design: Sustainability with style

It is a love affair between idea, form and environment. It is eco-design. A concept that has evolved over the years and today has come into its

It is a love affair between idea, form and environment. It is eco-design. A concept that has evolved over the years and today has come into its

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European markets open up after Irish bailout

European markets have made early gains following the weekend’s 85 billion euro bailout of Ireland. With British banks particularly exposed to

European markets have made early gains following the weekend’s 85 billion euro bailout of Ireland. With British banks particularly exposed to

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Haiti presidential vote mired in controversy

Haiti’s presidential election has ended in confusion, with street protests over voting delays and hitches. 12 of the 18 candidates complained of

Haiti’s presidential election has ended in confusion, with street protests over voting delays and hitches. 12 of the 18 candidates complained of

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Iranian nuclear scientist assassinated

An Iranian nuclear scientist has been killed and another wounded in two separate but similar attacks in Tehran. Both men were closely involved in

An Iranian nuclear scientist has been killed and another wounded in two separate but similar attacks in Tehran. Both men were closely involved in

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Low expectation as UN climate talks convene

A new round of UN climate talks gets underway today in Cancun in Mexico. Switching on a wind turbine to power the UN conference’s hotel, Mexican

A new round of UN climate talks gets underway today in Cancun in Mexico. Switching on a wind turbine to power the UN conference’s hotel, Mexican

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Hollywood comic legend Nielsen dies

Comic actor Leslie Nielsen has died aged 84. Best known for his roles in the movie Airplane and the Naked Gun films, Nielsen is reported to have

Comic actor Leslie Nielsen has died aged 84. Best known for his roles in the movie Airplane and the Naked Gun films, Nielsen is reported to have

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Haiti's elections hit by fraud allegations

There have been scenes of chaos and confusion in Haiti after several presidential candidates called for Sunday’s vote to be cancelled. Twelve of

There have been scenes of chaos and confusion in Haiti after several presidential candidates called for Sunday’s vote to be cancelled. Twelve of

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Egypt's opposition cries "foul" in parliamentary vote

Polling stations in Egypt’s first round of parliamentary elections have closed amid charges of fraud and intimidation. Opposition parties including

Polling stations in Egypt’s first round of parliamentary elections have closed amid charges of fraud and intimidation. Opposition parties including

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EU hopes Irish bailout will bolster markets

The EU will find out today whether Ireland’s 85 billion euro bailout will bolster the financial markets and be enough to stop financial contagion

The EU will find out today whether Ireland’s 85 billion euro bailout will bolster the financial markets and be enough to stop financial contagion

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Pro-European Alliance triumph in Moldova poll

In Moldova the ruling pro-European coalition has defied predictions to secure a resounding victory the country’s general election. Prime Minister

In Moldova the ruling pro-European coalition has defied predictions to secure a resounding victory the country’s general election. Prime Minister

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Spain's Socialists wounded in key regional vote

Voters in the powerful spanish region of Catalonia have rejected the ruling socialists and instead backed a centre-right nationalist party. Artur

Voters in the powerful spanish region of Catalonia have rejected the ruling socialists and instead backed a centre-right nationalist party. Artur

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Washington is hit hard by Wikileaks

Washington is at the centre of a diplomatic crisis after the release of thousands of secret messages on the whistle-blowing website WikiLeaks

Washington is at the centre of a diplomatic crisis after the release of thousands of secret messages on the whistle-blowing website WikiLeaks