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2011-02-03

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euronews correspondent on 'frenetic day' in Cairo

The White House has reacted angrily to reports from Egypt that journalists covering the anti-government protests have been targeted, saying attempts

The White House has reacted angrily to reports from Egypt that journalists covering the anti-government protests have been targeted, saying attempts

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Field hospital treats Cairo injured

Protesters injured in clashes between opponents and supporters of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak received medical attention in Tahriri Square.

Protesters injured in clashes between opponents and supporters of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak received medical attention in Tahriri Square.

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Cairo protestors target journalists

Violence against journalists is making it difficult to report the events in Egypt accurately. Euronews correspondent Mohamed Elhamy managed to file

Violence against journalists is making it difficult to report the events in Egypt accurately. Euronews correspondent Mohamed Elhamy managed to file

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EU leaders prepare Mubarak farewells

The leaders of the European Union are preparing their new positions on Egypt for this Friday’s summit amongst themselves. They are treading

The leaders of the European Union are preparing their new positions on Egypt for this Friday’s summit amongst themselves. They are treading

Special_reports

Broad horizons for small firms

What’s the connection between a Finnish ceramics designer, a Venetian glazier, and a German travel agent specialising in tours for people with

What’s the connection between a Finnish ceramics designer, a Venetian glazier, and a German travel agent specialising in tours for people with

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No let-up in deadly Cairo uprising

The simmering bitterness and bloodshed of Egypt’s popular uprising against President Mubarak has continued for a second day throughout the

The simmering bitterness and bloodshed of Egypt’s popular uprising against President Mubarak has continued for a second day throughout the

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Egypt's Vice-President invites Muslim Brotherhood to talks

The Egyptian vice president has called for the protests to end. Speaking on state television he said all the protestors’ demands are being addressed

The Egyptian vice president has called for the protests to end. Speaking on state television he said all the protestors’ demands are being addressed

Business

Merkel promises euro zone stability pact soon

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has pledged the euro zone would take crucial steps by March to strengthen economic stability. She spoke after

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has pledged the euro zone would take crucial steps by March to strengthen economic stability. She spoke after

Business

ECB says no profound inflation threat

As expected the European Central Bank has kept interest rates unchanged at a record low one percent and does not seem too worried about inflation

As expected the European Central Bank has kept interest rates unchanged at a record low one percent and does not seem too worried about inflation

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Algeria softens over special powers

According to official media, Algeria’s President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has said his government will lift the national state of emergency imposed for

According to official media, Algeria’s President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has said his government will lift the national state of emergency imposed for

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Excision: breaking the taboo

Working to stop female genital mutilation… In a village in Mali, a health group is trying to convince mothers to keep the knives of tradition away

Working to stop female genital mutilation… In a village in Mali, a health group is trying to convince mothers to keep the knives of tradition away

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Attempted terrorism verdict in Denmark

A court in Denmark has found a Somali man guilty of attempted terrorism for trying to kill a cartoonist whose portrayal in 2005 of the prophet

A court in Denmark has found a Somali man guilty of attempted terrorism for trying to kill a cartoonist whose portrayal in 2005 of the prophet

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Manigat and Martelly in Haiti presidential run-off

Authorities in Haiti have announced that former first lady Mirlande Manigat will run against singer and musician Michel Martelly in the second round

Authorities in Haiti have announced that former first lady Mirlande Manigat will run against singer and musician Michel Martelly in the second round

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Last Tango in Paris actress Schneider dies

French actress Maria Schneider, who starred with Marlon Brando in Last Tango in Paris, has died aged 58, after a long illness. Schneider was just 19

French actress Maria Schneider, who starred with Marlon Brando in Last Tango in Paris, has died aged 58, after a long illness. Schneider was just 19

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While Cairo seethes, Alexandria marches

While Cairo is hotting up it is ice cool in Alex, Egypt’s second city. Demonstrations there are continuing in a peaceful atmosphere, and it appears a

While Cairo is hotting up it is ice cool in Alex, Egypt’s second city. Demonstrations there are continuing in a peaceful atmosphere, and it appears a

Science_technology

Walk around world's top galleries - at home

If you are one of those people who mean to visit more museums and galleries but keep putting it off, the excuses are running out. The Google Art

If you are one of those people who mean to visit more museums and galleries but keep putting it off, the excuses are running out. The Google Art

Culture

Croatians' criminally good cello cover

Two Croatian musicians have taken the internet by storm with their cello version of Michael Jackson’s Smooth Criminal.

Two Croatian musicians have taken the internet by storm with their cello version of Michael Jackson’s Smooth Criminal.

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Thank technology for Middle East uprising: Shirin Ebadi

Technology is increasing public awareness, which has resulted in the people of the Middle East taking to the streets to demand their rights

Technology is increasing public awareness, which has resulted in the people of the Middle East taking to the streets to demand their rights

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Egypt government apologises for clashes

In an unprecedented move, the recently appointed prime minister of Egypt has apologised for the violence by government supporters over the past 24

In an unprecedented move, the recently appointed prime minister of Egypt has apologised for the violence by government supporters over the past 24

Business

Surprise fall for euro zone December retail sales

Euro zone retail sales fell in December. They had been expected to a rise. There were equal declines in the food and non-food sectors, a sign that

Euro zone retail sales fell in December. They had been expected to a rise. There were equal declines in the food and non-food sectors, a sign that

Business

Disappointing results from Shell

Anglo-Dutch oil major Shell has announced profit for 2010 that was the equivalent of 13.5 billion euros. That was almost double the amount it made

Anglo-Dutch oil major Shell has announced profit for 2010 that was the equivalent of 13.5 billion euros. That was almost double the amount it made

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Cairo's sudden fear of foreigners: witness

On Thursday morning thirty-something Egyptian Mohammed was walking past Talaat Harb square to get a coffee. There he met a rather lost-looking

On Thursday morning thirty-something Egyptian Mohammed was walking past Talaat Harb square to get a coffee. There he met a rather lost-looking

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How Egypt's papers cover the clashes

State-run daily al-Ahram was clear on its position on Thursday morning. “Millions in the street to support Mubarak” ran its front page headline.

State-run daily al-Ahram was clear on its position on Thursday morning. “Millions in the street to support Mubarak” ran its front page headline.

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Medics set up field hospital to treat Cairo injured

With Cairo’s Tahrir Square transformed into a battleground, a field hospital has been set up. We spoke to one of the doctors treating the

With Cairo’s Tahrir Square transformed into a battleground, a field hospital has been set up. We spoke to one of the doctors treating the

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Copycat protests unfold in Yemen

Inspired by the popular protests in Tunisia and Egypt, some 20,000 demonstrators took to the streets of Yemen in what was being called a “day of

Inspired by the popular protests in Tunisia and Egypt, some 20,000 demonstrators took to the streets of Yemen in what was being called a “day of

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No let-up in deadly Cairo uprising

The simmering bitterness and bloodshed of Egypt’s popular uprising against President Mubarak has continued for a second day throughout the

The simmering bitterness and bloodshed of Egypt’s popular uprising against President Mubarak has continued for a second day throughout the

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Clashes in chaotic Cairo

Clashes have resumed in Cairo between supporters and opponents of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak.

Clashes have resumed in Cairo between supporters and opponents of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak.

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Cairo engulfed in chaos

Rocks were thrown in Cairo between pro- and anti-Mubarak protesters despite a buffer zone designed by the army to separate them.

Rocks were thrown in Cairo between pro- and anti-Mubarak protesters despite a buffer zone designed by the army to separate them.

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Who are the pro-Mubarak supporters?

Those loyal to Egypt’s president are fighting back. But how spontaneous are the recent mass shows of support for Hosni Mubarak? With tension

Those loyal to Egypt’s president are fighting back. But how spontaneous are the recent mass shows of support for Hosni Mubarak? With tension