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2010-12-03

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Obama visits Afghanistan and praises troops

President Obama has told American troops during an unannounced visit to Afghanistan that they are making important progress fighting

President Obama has told American troops during an unannounced visit to Afghanistan that they are making important progress fighting

Culture

Marrakech Film Festival begins

Getting underway in glorious sunshine, the Marrakech International Film Festival is celebrating its 10th anniversary. Hours before the screening of

Getting underway in glorious sunshine, the Marrakech International Film Festival is celebrating its 10th anniversary. Hours before the screening of

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If it's not the snow it's the floods

It is not just the snow that is causing problems in Europe. Several countries have been overrun with freezing floodwaters. A state of emergency

It is not just the snow that is causing problems in Europe. Several countries have been overrun with freezing floodwaters. A state of emergency

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Ivorian rivals: tale of a long, bitter feud

Alassane Ouattara and Laurent Gbagbo are duelling politicians who reflect an image of Ivory Coast, a nation cut in two. Laurent Gbagbo is 65. This

Alassane Ouattara and Laurent Gbagbo are duelling politicians who reflect an image of Ivory Coast, a nation cut in two. Laurent Gbagbo is 65. This

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Ivory Coast "back to square one"

With Ivory Coast’s borders closed, euronews spoke again – by telephone – to Patrick N’gouan, head of the Ivorian Civil Society Convention, an

With Ivory Coast’s borders closed, euronews spoke again – by telephone – to Patrick N’gouan, head of the Ivorian Civil Society Convention, an

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Ivory Coast crisis deepens as poll result is reversed

President Laurent Gbagbo has been declared the winner in the latest dramatic turnaround in Ivory Coast’s disputed election. His defeat had been

President Laurent Gbagbo has been declared the winner in the latest dramatic turnaround in Ivory Coast’s disputed election. His defeat had been

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Haiti bans anti-Preval rallies

Haiti has banned any more demonstrations against outgoing president, René Préval, after thousands rallied in the capital on Thursday. They called

Haiti has banned any more demonstrations against outgoing president, René Préval, after thousands rallied in the capital on Thursday. They called

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Greenpeace's chief: 'Stop gambling with kids' future'

In the beginning it was dismissed as a fringe hippy movement – annoying but unimportant. Almost four decades on Greenpeace is arguably the biggest

In the beginning it was dismissed as a fringe hippy movement – annoying but unimportant. Almost four decades on Greenpeace is arguably the biggest

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Europe's big freeze claims more lives

Dozens of weather-related deaths are being reported across Europe, with 30 in Poland alone over the past three days. Several regions are recording

Dozens of weather-related deaths are being reported across Europe, with 30 in Poland alone over the past three days. Several regions are recording

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Ivorian star reacts to events in Abidjan

Euronews spoke to the celebrated Ivory Coast singer Tiken Jah Fakoly, who is currently on tour in Switzerland. He told us he hoped his country would

Euronews spoke to the celebrated Ivory Coast singer Tiken Jah Fakoly, who is currently on tour in Switzerland. He told us he hoped his country would

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Gbagbo now declared winner in Ivory Coast poll

President Laurent Gbagbo has been declared the winner in the latest dramatic turnaround in Ivory Coast’s disputed election. In a move set to

President Laurent Gbagbo has been declared the winner in the latest dramatic turnaround in Ivory Coast’s disputed election. In a move set to

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Death in Morocco

The landscape is scattered with coal mines and death rules in the mines around Jerada in Morocco. A donkey driver leads us to one of the mines in the

The landscape is scattered with coal mines and death rules in the mines around Jerada in Morocco. A donkey driver leads us to one of the mines in the

Culture

Curtain up for stage premiere of Dragon Tattoo

The actors at Norrebro Theatre in the Danish capital Copenhagen are preparing for the world stage premiere of Stieg Larsson’s international

The actors at Norrebro Theatre in the Danish capital Copenhagen are preparing for the world stage premiere of Stieg Larsson’s international

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Dimitry and Silvio brush off WikiLeaks cables

Russian President Dimitry Medvedev and Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi have featured heavily in the diplomatic cables published by

Russian President Dimitry Medvedev and Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi have featured heavily in the diplomatic cables published by

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Israel's friendship with Turkey is over - Gül

Turkey is transforming. Ankara is developing economic and diplomatic relations with its neighbours, prompting many in the global community to talk of

Turkey is transforming. Ankara is developing economic and diplomatic relations with its neighbours, prompting many in the global community to talk of

Culture

World premiere of Narnia's Dawn Treader

The latest episode in the Chronicles of Narnia, The Voyage Of The Dawn Treader, has just had its world premiere in London.

The latest episode in the Chronicles of Narnia, The Voyage Of The Dawn Treader, has just had its world premiere in London.

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Global help for Israel as it fights worst-ever fire

Israel is still battling the biggest fire in its history but it is not alone. Emergency help from around the world has arrived as local media

Israel is still battling the biggest fire in its history but it is not alone. Emergency help from around the world has arrived as local media

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Tense Ivory Coast awaits election ruling

Some continue to celebrate; others are deeply unhappy. Tension remains high in Ivory Coast over disputed election results, with the country still

Some continue to celebrate; others are deeply unhappy. Tension remains high in Ivory Coast over disputed election results, with the country still

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Europe slows down under heavy snow

It is not the snow that is unusual but the huge amount falling. That is the word in many European countries as the big freeze continues to cause

It is not the snow that is unusual but the huge amount falling. That is the word in many European countries as the big freeze continues to cause

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Making education a family matter

This week in Learning World we visit schools in South Korea, Spain and Japan to examine the vital role families play in their child’s learning

This week in Learning World we visit schools in South Korea, Spain and Japan to examine the vital role families play in their child’s learning

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Kiev police break up protest camp

Ukranian police have broken up a tent city of small business owners in Kiev’s Independence Square. The encampment was part of an ongoing battle

Ukranian police have broken up a tent city of small business owners in Kiev’s Independence Square. The encampment was part of an ongoing battle

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South Korea warns North over strikes

South Korea has issued a stark new warning to its northern neighbour as fresh joint military exercises begin off the Korean peninsula. The

South Korea has issued a stark new warning to its northern neighbour as fresh joint military exercises begin off the Korean peninsula. The

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Israel counts cost of wildfire

Israel is still battling the biggest forest fire it has ever known. While the flames have been beaten in some areas, they continue to gain ground

Israel is still battling the biggest forest fire it has ever known. While the flames have been beaten in some areas, they continue to gain ground

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Military "seals borders" in Ivory Coast

The armed forces in Ivory Coast are reported to have sealed the country’s borders and stopped foreign broadcasts, following the disputed presidential

The armed forces in Ivory Coast are reported to have sealed the country’s borders and stopped foreign broadcasts, following the disputed presidential

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Temperatures plunge, snow falls

Europe’s unseasonal cold snap continues, yet winter is still officially nearly three weeks away. Not for truck drivers stuck in Calais waiting to

Europe’s unseasonal cold snap continues, yet winter is still officially nearly three weeks away. Not for truck drivers stuck in Calais waiting to

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Russia, Qatar surprise FIFA World Cup picks

FIFA has decided to go where no World Cup has gone before, Russia, with all its time zones and a sprawling event that is going to need a fortune in

FIFA has decided to go where no World Cup has gone before, Russia, with all its time zones and a sprawling event that is going to need a fortune in