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2010-12-06

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Clashes as Athens remembers murdered boy

Greek police have clashed with demonstrators in Athens two years to the day after the police killing of a teenager triggered the country’s worst

Greek police have clashed with demonstrators in Athens two years to the day after the police killing of a teenager triggered the country’s worst

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Catch Mladic, urges top international prosecutor

Pressure has been stepped up on Serbia to do more to track down the Bosnian Serb war crimes fugitive Ratko Mladic. It comes from the chief

Pressure has been stepped up on Serbia to do more to track down the Bosnian Serb war crimes fugitive Ratko Mladic. It comes from the chief

Europe

Bees health on EU agenda

Europe is taking a serious look at the health of its bees. It is because of several countries’ alarm over dying bees, both inside the EU and

Europe is taking a serious look at the health of its bees. It is because of several countries’ alarm over dying bees, both inside the EU and

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China warns Korean tension could spiral

As South Korea begins another series of naval exercises despite warnings from the North, the Chinese president Hu Jintao has told Barack Obama that

As South Korea begins another series of naval exercises despite warnings from the North, the Chinese president Hu Jintao has told Barack Obama that

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Aid threat to Ivory Coast

The EU has hinted at possible sanctions against Ivory Coast if the crisis following last week’s presidential election is not resolved. Laurent

The EU has hinted at possible sanctions against Ivory Coast if the crisis following last week’s presidential election is not resolved. Laurent

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Poland and Russia look to boost business

Poland and Russia are using the first visit by a Russian president to Warsaw for eight years to try to put aside old differences and increase

Poland and Russia are using the first visit by a Russian president to Warsaw for eight years to try to put aside old differences and increase

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Landslide for Mubarack surprises no one

There is no surprise after elections in Egypt: a landslide victory for the ruling party of Hosni Mubarack. It has won more than 92 percent of the

There is no surprise after elections in Egypt: a landslide victory for the ruling party of Hosni Mubarack. It has won more than 92 percent of the

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First day of Iran talks ends in Geneva

The first day of talks between the world’s major powers and Iran has drawn to a close in the Swiss city of Geneva. But hopes for a breakthrough

The first day of talks between the world’s major powers and Iran has drawn to a close in the Swiss city of Geneva. But hopes for a breakthrough

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Eventual Mladic arrest could unlock Serbia- EU door

The arrest of Ratko Mladic is Serbia’s biggest prerequisite to join the European mainstream. In the EU membership context, Belgrade’s October

The arrest of Ratko Mladic is Serbia’s biggest prerequisite to join the European mainstream. In the EU membership context, Belgrade’s October

Culture

Exhibition offers close up look at famous faces

“Close up”, currently on at Australia’s National Portrait Gallery, features works by German photographer Martin Schoeller. A collection of

“Close up”, currently on at Australia’s National Portrait Gallery, features works by German photographer Martin Schoeller. A collection of

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Continental guilty over Concorde crash

A French court has found US airline Continental to blame for the Concorde crash ten years ago which ended the era of supersonic travel. Judges

A French court has found US airline Continental to blame for the Concorde crash ten years ago which ended the era of supersonic travel. Judges

Science_technology

Swedish designers invent airbag collar for cyclists

More and more people are chosing the bicycle as a means of getting around town – it is both environmentally-friendly and a good source of exercise

More and more people are chosing the bicycle as a means of getting around town – it is both environmentally-friendly and a good source of exercise

Culture

Marrakesh Film Festival celebrates French cinema

Marrakesh film festival is celebrating its 10th anniversary with a retrospective of French cinema, drawing the creme de la creme of France’s film

Marrakesh film festival is celebrating its 10th anniversary with a retrospective of French cinema, drawing the creme de la creme of France’s film

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L'Oreal mother and daughter bury the hatchet

Europe’s richest woman and her daughter have ended a three year feud that grew into a national scandal in France. The French L’Oreal cosmetics

Europe’s richest woman and her daughter have ended a three year feud that grew into a national scandal in France. The French L’Oreal cosmetics

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Athens demos on anniversary of youth killing

Thousands of youths have marched in Athens two years to the day after police killed a teenager, triggering the worst riots Greece had seen for

Thousands of youths have marched in Athens two years to the day after police killed a teenager, triggering the worst riots Greece had seen for

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Continental to appeal Concorde ruling

The US airline Continental has been convicted over the Concorde crash near Paris ten years ago which ended the era of supersonic air travel.

The US airline Continental has been convicted over the Concorde crash near Paris ten years ago which ended the era of supersonic air travel.

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Dozens killed in northwest Pakistan blasts

At least 40 people have been killed and another 60 injured in a suicide bomb attack in northwest Pakistan, close to the Afghan border. The attack

At least 40 people have been killed and another 60 injured in a suicide bomb attack in northwest Pakistan, close to the Afghan border. The attack

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Iran nuclear talks underway in Geneva

Iran’s senior nuclear negotiator Saeed Jalili has arrived in Geneva for the first talks with key world powers about Tehran’s nuclear plans for

Iran’s senior nuclear negotiator Saeed Jalili has arrived in Geneva for the first talks with key world powers about Tehran’s nuclear plans for

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Cherbourg: worst floods since 1949

Parts of northern France are mopping up after the worst flooding for more than 60 years. The river Divette burst its banks, inundating the port of

Parts of northern France are mopping up after the worst flooding for more than 60 years. The river Divette burst its banks, inundating the port of

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France signs nuclear deal with India

French President Nicolas Sarkozy is wrapping up a successful four-day visit to India. And he certainly has something to celebrate. France has

French President Nicolas Sarkozy is wrapping up a successful four-day visit to India. And he certainly has something to celebrate. France has

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Haiti protesters demand election annulment

Demanding the annulment of elections in Haiti. For the second time in three days hundreds of protesters have clashed with riot police. Results of

Demanding the annulment of elections in Haiti. For the second time in three days hundreds of protesters have clashed with riot police. Results of

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Mediation mission - Thabo Mbeki to help Ivory Coast

Supporters of Ivory Coast’s presidential claimant, Alassane Ouattara are calling for the country’s incumbent leader to step down after a disputed

Supporters of Ivory Coast’s presidential claimant, Alassane Ouattara are calling for the country’s incumbent leader to step down after a disputed

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Scores buried beneath a mudslide in Colombia

As many as 200 people are believed to have been buried in a landslide in Colombia. It’s the latest in a series of weather related disasters to

As many as 200 people are believed to have been buried in a landslide in Colombia. It’s the latest in a series of weather related disasters to

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Flooding submerges parts of Bosnia and Albania

First it was snow now it is floods – a state of emergency has been declared in several areas of Bosnia and Herzegovina as thousands have been forced

First it was snow now it is floods – a state of emergency has been declared in several areas of Bosnia and Herzegovina as thousands have been forced

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Iran ups the "ante" ahead of nuclear talks

Iran’s nuclear negotiating delegation has arrived in Geneva for talks with world powers over its atomic programme. It is more than a year since

Iran’s nuclear negotiating delegation has arrived in Geneva for talks with world powers over its atomic programme. It is more than a year since