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2011-01-18

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Arab states closely watching events in Tunis

Could the collapse of Tunisia’s autocratic government create a domino effect across the Arab world? The popular uprising witnessed throughout the

Could the collapse of Tunisia’s autocratic government create a domino effect across the Arab world? The popular uprising witnessed throughout the

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Is the Tunisian street revolt contagious?

Following events in Tunisia, euronews spoke to Middle East expert and correspondent for ‘The Independent’ newspaper in Britain, Robert Fisk, about

Following events in Tunisia, euronews spoke to Middle East expert and correspondent for ‘The Independent’ newspaper in Britain, Robert Fisk, about

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"Baby Doc" questioned over alleged power abuses

Haitian police have taken former dictator Jean- Claude “Baby Doc” Duvalier for questioning after his mysterious return to the quake-scarred country

Haitian police have taken former dictator Jean- Claude “Baby Doc” Duvalier for questioning after his mysterious return to the quake-scarred country

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Poland gives its verdict on Smolensk plane crash

Russian authorities have given their verdict, now it is Poland’s turn. Warsaw claims Russian ground controllers made mistakes in the build-up to a

Russian authorities have given their verdict, now it is Poland’s turn. Warsaw claims Russian ground controllers made mistakes in the build-up to a

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Berlusconi faces more 'bunga' pressure

Italian Prime Minister, Silvio Berlusconi, is once again under pressure to quit over sex allegations. Prosecutors claim he was complicit in

Italian Prime Minister, Silvio Berlusconi, is once again under pressure to quit over sex allegations. Prosecutors claim he was complicit in

Europe

'Stupid' remark over Galileo riles EU Commission

Brussels has cast doubt on a report that a prestigious figure in the space industry called Europe’s Galileo satellite navigation system a ‘dumb’

Brussels has cast doubt on a report that a prestigious figure in the space industry called Europe’s Galileo satellite navigation system a ‘dumb’

Business

Boeing again delays Dreamliner delivery

Boeing has announced that it is delaying the first delivery of the 787 Dreamliner after an electrical fire on a test flight in November. The first

Boeing has announced that it is delaying the first delivery of the 787 Dreamliner after an electrical fire on a test flight in November. The first

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China-US: look Hu's talking!

Rivals but also partners. The world’s eyes are firmly fixed on Washington as the leaders of the globe’s two biggest powers hold long anticipated

Rivals but also partners. The world’s eyes are firmly fixed on Washington as the leaders of the globe’s two biggest powers hold long anticipated

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Sudan leader held over "Tunisia" revolt comments

Sudanese authorities have arrested Islamist opposition leader Hassan al-Turabi following an interview in which he said a Tunisia-style uprising was

Sudanese authorities have arrested Islamist opposition leader Hassan al-Turabi following an interview in which he said a Tunisia-style uprising was

Science_technology

CERN: unlocking the secrets of the universe

Studying the minute to understand the massive. That is how physicists at CERN in Geneva are hoping to discover some of the deepest secrets of the

Studying the minute to understand the massive. That is how physicists at CERN in Geneva are hoping to discover some of the deepest secrets of the

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Exiles return to Tunisia

One person who could figure in Tunisia’s political future is Moncef Marzouki. The former political exile and opposition leader has been given a

One person who could figure in Tunisia’s political future is Moncef Marzouki. The former political exile and opposition leader has been given a

Culture

Drunge hits Milan catwalks

Male models took to the catwalk for Milan’s Men’s Fashion Week, a chance for designers to present their autumn/winter European collections.

Male models took to the catwalk for Milan’s Men’s Fashion Week, a chance for designers to present their autumn/winter European collections.

Culture

The Fighter wins two Golden Globes

Mark Wahlberg plays welterweight boxer Irish Mickey Ward in The Fighter, a tale of fighting and family. Ward wants to follow in the footsteps of

Mark Wahlberg plays welterweight boxer Irish Mickey Ward in The Fighter, a tale of fighting and family. Ward wants to follow in the footsteps of

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Tunisian foreign minister calls for patience

The situation in Tunisia is overshadowing an Arab League economic summit in Sharm el Sheik. Analysts have cited several members states such as

The situation in Tunisia is overshadowing an Arab League economic summit in Sharm el Sheik. Analysts have cited several members states such as

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Medvedev endorses independent Palestine

The Russian president has reaffirmed his country’s support for Palestinian statehood during a visit to the West Bank that is likely to further

The Russian president has reaffirmed his country’s support for Palestinian statehood during a visit to the West Bank that is likely to further

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Tunisia's new government in disarray

Tunisia’s new unity government appears in disarray just a day after it was announced. The inclusion of the so-called “old guard” – members of ousted

Tunisia’s new unity government appears in disarray just a day after it was announced. The inclusion of the so-called “old guard” – members of ousted

Business

Decision delayed on euro zone rescue fund increase

European finance ministers are not exactly rushing to beef up the euro zone’s rescue fund. With Germany opposed to the idea, the ministers, at their

European finance ministers are not exactly rushing to beef up the euro zone’s rescue fund. With Germany opposed to the idea, the ministers, at their

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UK government plans minimum price for alcohol

Concerns over so-called binge-drinking in the UK have led the governing coalition to fix a minimum price for alcohol in England and Wales. Drinks

Concerns over so-called binge-drinking in the UK have led the governing coalition to fix a minimum price for alcohol in England and Wales. Drinks

Business

Russia not planning to buy Spanish bonds

Russia’s Finance Minister Alexei Kudrin has said Moscow is not yet ready to resume buying Spanish government bonds. He was responding to a Spanish

Russia’s Finance Minister Alexei Kudrin has said Moscow is not yet ready to resume buying Spanish government bonds. He was responding to a Spanish

Business

UK inflation leaps to 3.7 percent

A surge in oil prices drove British consumer price inflation up far more than expected in December to an eight month high of 3.7 percent. That is

A surge in oil prices drove British consumer price inflation up far more than expected in December to an eight month high of 3.7 percent. That is

Business

Truck traffic boosts Eurotunnel sales

Eurotunnel’s revenue was up 29 percent in the final three months of last year as it carried over a third more lorries on its shuttle trains through

Eurotunnel’s revenue was up 29 percent in the final three months of last year as it carried over a third more lorries on its shuttle trains through

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Unionists quit new Tunisian cabinet

After more street protests in Tunisia, the country’s labour union says it is pulling its three ministers out of a national unity government that was

After more street protests in Tunisia, the country’s labour union says it is pulling its three ministers out of a national unity government that was

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10 arrested in Spain over suspected ETA links

Spanish police have carried out a major operation against people suspected of having links to the Basque separatist group ETA. Ten people have been

Spanish police have carried out a major operation against people suspected of having links to the Basque separatist group ETA. Ten people have been

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Long wait for results of UN Hariri probe

There is a warning that Lebanon might have to wait weeks or even months before it learns the results of a UN-backed inquiry into the murder of former

There is a warning that Lebanon might have to wait weeks or even months before it learns the results of a UN-backed inquiry into the murder of former

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Protests in Europe over Ben Ali's fortune

Tunisians in Switzerland have protested outside a major bank in Geneva. Their aim is to stop supporters of former President Ben Ali from accessing

Tunisians in Switzerland have protested outside a major bank in Geneva. Their aim is to stop supporters of former President Ben Ali from accessing

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Scores dead in Iraq bomb blast

A suicide bomb attack in the home town of the former dictator Saddam Hussein has left at least 42 people dead and more than 100

A suicide bomb attack in the home town of the former dictator Saddam Hussein has left at least 42 people dead and more than 100

Business

Euro zone ministers debate boost in bailout fund

Euro zone finance ministers are attempting to strike a deal on boosting the size of their emergency fund for countries in financial trouble. Some

Euro zone finance ministers are attempting to strike a deal on boosting the size of their emergency fund for countries in financial trouble. Some

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Chinese leader heads to US for state visit

Hu Jintao has left Beijing en route for a state visit to the United States. It is billed as the most important visit by a Chinese leader in the 30

Hu Jintao has left Beijing en route for a state visit to the United States. It is billed as the most important visit by a Chinese leader in the 30

Europe

Counting the cash at the EU

Each year the European Union budget includes such things as agricultural subsidies and regional development aid – the fixed amounts that the EU will

Each year the European Union budget includes such things as agricultural subsidies and regional development aid – the fixed amounts that the EU will

Europe

European Year of Volunteering

This year has been designated the European Year of Volunteering. Since 1983, the EU has chosen a theme each year to which special focus is given. Why

This year has been designated the European Year of Volunteering. Since 1983, the EU has chosen a theme each year to which special focus is given. Why