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2011-01-24

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Major sources of Middle East dispute outlined in "leaks"

Palestinian refugees “right to return” has proved one of the major stumbling blocks in negotiations between the Israelis and the Palestinians. An

Palestinian refugees “right to return” has proved one of the major stumbling blocks in negotiations between the Israelis and the Palestinians. An

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'Chaos and panic' at Moscow airport: journalist

Chaos and panic. That’s how one correspondent described the aftermath of the bomb attack at Moscow’s Domodedovo airport. euronews’ Nial O’Reilly

Chaos and panic. That’s how one correspondent described the aftermath of the bomb attack at Moscow’s Domodedovo airport. euronews’ Nial O’Reilly

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Palestinian politicians angered by leaks

The claims in the leaks have met with an angry response from the Palestinian leadership in the West Bank. On a visit to Egypt, Palestinian

The claims in the leaks have met with an angry response from the Palestinian leadership in the West Bank. On a visit to Egypt, Palestinian

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Medvedev tightens security after airport attack

In the wake of the Moscow airport bombing, special security measures on Russia’s transport system as a whole have been ordered by President

In the wake of the Moscow airport bombing, special security measures on Russia’s transport system as a whole have been ordered by President

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Spain struggles with unemployment

Long queues at the Jobcentre have become horribly familiar in Spain since the start of the economic crisis. The unemployment rate has broken all

Long queues at the Jobcentre have become horribly familiar in Spain since the start of the economic crisis. The unemployment rate has broken all

Business

Turbulence ahead for merged BA-Iberia?

Shares have started trading of International Airlines Group – the new company combining British Airways and Iberia. They were traded on stock

Shares have started trading of International Airlines Group – the new company combining British Airways and Iberia. They were traded on stock

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Spaniards try to form longest jobless line

A group of jobless Spaniards have tried to form the country’s longest-ever unemployment line in the capital of Madrid. It failed to enter the

A group of jobless Spaniards have tried to form the country’s longest-ever unemployment line in the capital of Madrid. It failed to enter the

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Palestinians infuriated by contents of "leaks"

The publication of leaked papers said to contain details of talks between Israel and the Palestinians has created anger in the West Bank and

The publication of leaked papers said to contain details of talks between Israel and the Palestinians has created anger in the West Bank and

Europe

Towards an European sports policy

Improving the health of Europeans, promoting social inclusion and gender equality, and fighting the use of illegal performance enhancing drugs are

Improving the health of Europeans, promoting social inclusion and gender equality, and fighting the use of illegal performance enhancing drugs are

Europe

Food safety

Whether it is cheese past its sell-by date, reconditioned contaminated poultry meat or, most recently, dioxin-tainted eggs, the EU is no stranger to

Whether it is cheese past its sell-by date, reconditioned contaminated poultry meat or, most recently, dioxin-tainted eggs, the EU is no stranger to

Europe

Hungary's media law ultimatum from EU

Prime Minister Viktor Orban of Hungary has been given an ultimatum. His country has two weeks to convince the European Commission that Budapest’s new

Prime Minister Viktor Orban of Hungary has been given an ultimatum. His country has two weeks to convince the European Commission that Budapest’s new

Europe

Uzbek-EU contact stirs human rights anger

The controversial president of Uzbekistan under whose authority protesters in the country were killed by state forces five years ago has been

The controversial president of Uzbekistan under whose authority protesters in the country were killed by state forces five years ago has been

Business

Lower TV sales hit Philips profit

Philips said weak sales of flat screen TVs were behind its disappointing fourth-quarter profit.   Shares in the Dutch consumer appliances, healthcare

Philips said weak sales of flat screen TVs were behind its disappointing fourth-quarter profit.   Shares in the Dutch consumer appliances, healthcare

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Sarkozy urges financial reform to avoid unrest

French President Nicolas Sarkozy has urged the world’s top economies to agree new rules to curb market volatility or risk unrest instead. Spelling

French President Nicolas Sarkozy has urged the world’s top economies to agree new rules to curb market volatility or risk unrest instead. Spelling

Science_technology

Large Hadron Collider: A racetrack for particles

If you imagine the LHC on the border between Switzerland and France as a racetrack where particles run close to the speed of the light, then think of

If you imagine the LHC on the border between Switzerland and France as a racetrack where particles run close to the speed of the light, then think of

Culture

Sundance: indie films receive critical acclaim

New Zealand director Lee Tamahori is back at the Sundance festival with his latest film “The Devil’s Double”. And US film-maker Jesse Peretz scores

New Zealand director Lee Tamahori is back at the Sundance festival with his latest film “The Devil’s Double”. And US film-maker Jesse Peretz scores

Culture

Givenchy gets off to late start in Paris

The Givenchy show got off to a late start at Paris Fashion Week after a power outage caused a one-and-a-half hour delay. And when it did finally

The Givenchy show got off to a late start at Paris Fashion Week after a power outage caused a one-and-a-half hour delay. And when it did finally

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Dozens dead in Moscow airport bombing

A suspected suicide attack at Russia’s biggest airport has killed at least 35 people.   The blast shook the international arrivals hall of Domodedovo

A suspected suicide attack at Russia’s biggest airport has killed at least 35 people.   The blast shook the international arrivals hall of Domodedovo

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Fresh protests against Tunisia's interim government

Tunisia’s revolution is far from over. Fresh unrest has erupted in the capital, Tunis, as protesters pile pressure on the interim government

Tunisia’s revolution is far from over. Fresh unrest has erupted in the capital, Tunis, as protesters pile pressure on the interim government

Business

Toyota just beats GM in 2010 sales

It was a close run thing for the title of the world’s top carmaker last year. Toyota kept its spot at the top of the global sales ranking for the

It was a close run thing for the title of the world’s top carmaker last year. Toyota kept its spot at the top of the global sales ranking for the

Business

Germany boosts euro zone services sector in January

Vibrant growth in Germany helped the euro zone’s services sector expand faster in January despite growing weakness elsewhere in the region

Vibrant growth in Germany helped the euro zone’s services sector expand faster in January despite growing weakness elsewhere in the region

Business

Sanofi extends Genzyme bid again

French drugmaker Sanofi-Aventis has extended its offer for US biotech firm Genzyme for a second time, as they continue talks on a deal. The 13.6

French drugmaker Sanofi-Aventis has extended its offer for US biotech firm Genzyme for a second time, as they continue talks on a deal. The 13.6

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Iran hangs first activists from 2009 protests

Iran has hanged two activists it says took part in the protests against the result of the 2009 presidential election. The prosecutor’s office in

Iran has hanged two activists it says took part in the protests against the result of the 2009 presidential election. The prosecutor’s office in

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Portuguese President begins second term

His position might be largely ceremonial but Anibal Cavaco Silva’s political skills could be swiftly put to the test. Elected for a second term as

His position might be largely ceremonial but Anibal Cavaco Silva’s political skills could be swiftly put to the test. Elected for a second term as

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Razzies propose the year's worst cinema

The latest ‘Twilight Saga’ film and ‘The Last Airbender’ lead the nominations for the Razzies, a celebration of all that is bad in cinema.   Each

The latest ‘Twilight Saga’ film and ‘The Last Airbender’ lead the nominations for the Razzies, a celebration of all that is bad in cinema.   Each

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Sarkozy pushes for better-run global economy

President Nicolas Sarkozy has called on the world’s richest nations to manage the global economy better. The comments came as the French leader

President Nicolas Sarkozy has called on the world’s richest nations to manage the global economy better. The comments came as the French leader

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Iran hangs election protesters

Iran has executed two activists who took part in street protests in the wake of the 2009 presidential election result.   Jafar Kazemi and Mohammed

Iran has executed two activists who took part in street protests in the wake of the 2009 presidential election result.   Jafar Kazemi and Mohammed

Science_technology

Spotlight on OLEDs

“An OLED is a light source which produces diffuse light. It is very flat, very chic, very thin, and it emits very, very comfortable, soft light, and

“An OLED is a light source which produces diffuse light. It is very flat, very chic, very thin, and it emits very, very comfortable, soft light, and

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Call for cocoa export ban in Ivory Coast

There is a call for a month-long ban on cocoa exports from Ivory Coast, to pile more financial pressure on incumbent President Laurent

There is a call for a month-long ban on cocoa exports from Ivory Coast, to pile more financial pressure on incumbent President Laurent