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2011-02-04

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Ashton gives EU line on Egypt

euronews Brussels correspondent Sergio Cantone spoke to the European Union’s High Representative for Foreign Policy, Catherine Ashton, about the

euronews Brussels correspondent Sergio Cantone spoke to the European Union’s High Representative for Foreign Policy, Catherine Ashton, about the

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Retired Egyptian general says army went beyond initial orders

Safwat Ezzayyat is a retired Egyptian general now running a military strategy thinktank, and well-placed to give an overview of the position of the

Safwat Ezzayyat is a retired Egyptian general now running a military strategy thinktank, and well-placed to give an overview of the position of the

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Another day of danger for journalists in Egypt

Euronews’ Luis Carballo had another difficult day in Cairo as he sought out stories of the epochal events. This is his latest report: “The soldiers

Euronews’ Luis Carballo had another difficult day in Cairo as he sought out stories of the epochal events. This is his latest report: “The soldiers

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Protesters gather in Alexandria

Thousands of protesters have taken to the streets of Egypt’s second city, Alexandria. At least one million are reported to have gathered in the

Thousands of protesters have taken to the streets of Egypt’s second city, Alexandria. At least one million are reported to have gathered in the

Business

Paris and Berlin push for more competitive Europe

Let us learn from our mistakes and make Europe more competitive — that was the message from Germany and France as EU leaders met to discuss

Let us learn from our mistakes and make Europe more competitive — that was the message from Germany and France as EU leaders met to discuss

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Egypt's broad-based "revolutionaries"

Some would portray this as an Islamic revolution. But protesters from all backgrounds have gathered in Cairo’s Tahrir Square. They include not only

Some would portray this as an Islamic revolution. But protesters from all backgrounds have gathered in Cairo’s Tahrir Square. They include not only

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Protesters in Turkey and France show support

Hundreds of people gathered outside a mosque in Istanbul after Friday prayers in a show of support for the anti-government protesters in Egypt

Hundreds of people gathered outside a mosque in Istanbul after Friday prayers in a show of support for the anti-government protesters in Egypt

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Somali man found guilty of attempted terrorism

In Denmark a Somali man has been sentenced to nine years in prison for trying to kill a cartoonist whose drawing of the Prophet Mohamad provoked

In Denmark a Somali man has been sentenced to nine years in prison for trying to kill a cartoonist whose drawing of the Prophet Mohamad provoked

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Profile: Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood

Tahrir Square is the symbol of a divided nation. Events in Egypt live And, as the battle for Egypt rages, increasing attention is turning to

Tahrir Square is the symbol of a divided nation. Events in Egypt live And, as the battle for Egypt rages, increasing attention is turning to

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'Fed up' Mubarak won't quit

Hosni Mubarak has spoken out for the first time since the protests in Egypt began. In an interview, the 82-year-old president refused to step down

Hosni Mubarak has spoken out for the first time since the protests in Egypt began. In an interview, the 82-year-old president refused to step down

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Protest in Jordan in support of Egyptian demonstrators

Adding their voice of support for the demonstrators in Egypt. Hundreds of people have held a protest in Amman in Jordan. A well as sending a

Adding their voice of support for the demonstrators in Egypt. Hundreds of people have held a protest in Amman in Jordan. A well as sending a

Business

US payrolls barely grow, jobless rate down

Hugely disappointing jobs numbers from the US. Payrolls there – excluding agriculture – grew by just 36,000 in January. Economists had predicted

Hugely disappointing jobs numbers from the US. Payrolls there – excluding agriculture – grew by just 36,000 in January. Economists had predicted

Business

More mergers anticipated after Nippon-Sumitomo

From Japan comes word that Nippon Steel Corporation and Sumitomo Metal Industries are to merge to create the world’s second largest

From Japan comes word that Nippon Steel Corporation and Sumitomo Metal Industries are to merge to create the world’s second largest

Business

Rosneft denies TNK-BP interest

A report that BP’s local partners in Russian oil company TNK-BP are in talks to sell their stake to Rosneft or the government has been denied

A report that BP’s local partners in Russian oil company TNK-BP are in talks to sell their stake to Rosneft or the government has been denied

Business

China sales fuel LVMH record year

A growing appetite for luxury goods in China helped LVMH post a 13 percent rise in sales in the final three months of last year. The world’s biggest

A growing appetite for luxury goods in China helped LVMH post a 13 percent rise in sales in the final three months of last year. The world’s biggest

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Pressure increases on Egyptian president

Hundreds of thousands of anti-government supporters have gathered in central Cairo for what the organisers are calling a Friday of Departure.   It is

Hundreds of thousands of anti-government supporters have gathered in central Cairo for what the organisers are calling a Friday of Departure.   It is

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Call for international probe into Egypt killings

Euronews spoke to Ayman Nour, the leader of the El Ghad opposition party. Events in Egypt live Correspondent Mohamed ElHamy began by asking if

Euronews spoke to Ayman Nour, the leader of the El Ghad opposition party. Events in Egypt live Correspondent Mohamed ElHamy began by asking if

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Mubarak 'reference point' - Berlusconi

Not completely derailed from their original summit agenda by Egyptian affairs, the leaders of the European Union have been discussing a

Not completely derailed from their original summit agenda by Egyptian affairs, the leaders of the European Union have been discussing a

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Iran tells Arab nations to unite against west

Iran’s supreme leader is calling on the people of Egypt and Tunisia to unite around their religion and against the west, calling the recent events an

Iran’s supreme leader is calling on the people of Egypt and Tunisia to unite around their religion and against the west, calling the recent events an

Culture

Berlin Film Festival programme unveiled

The Coen brothers’ latest film, True Grit, Ralph Fiennes directorial debut with Shakespeare’s Coriolanus and Wim Wender’s 3D film about legendary

The Coen brothers’ latest film, True Grit, Ralph Fiennes directorial debut with Shakespeare’s Coriolanus and Wim Wender’s 3D film about legendary

Culture

Gaugin's tribute to Van Gogh up for auction

Christie’s in London has a Van Gogh tribute piece by Paul Gaugin up for auction next week, Nature Morte a l’Esperance, Still Life with Sunflowers

Christie’s in London has a Van Gogh tribute piece by Paul Gaugin up for auction next week, Nature Morte a l’Esperance, Still Life with Sunflowers

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Egyptian Defence Minister visits Tahrir Square

The Egyptian Defence Minister and military chiefs have made a surprise visit to Tahrir Square, the first by senior officials since the unrest

The Egyptian Defence Minister and military chiefs have made a surprise visit to Tahrir Square, the first by senior officials since the unrest

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EU warns off any Mubarak 'thugs'

Hosni Mubarak’s power structure in Egypt has been warned by the European Union’s leaders at their summit in Brussels against any outbreak of violence

Hosni Mubarak’s power structure in Egypt has been warned by the European Union’s leaders at their summit in Brussels against any outbreak of violence

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EU: Egypt must find its own solution

European Union foreign policy representative Catherine Ashton has made clear the bloc’s resolve to support Egyptians’ own peaceful resolution of

European Union foreign policy representative Catherine Ashton has made clear the bloc’s resolve to support Egyptians’ own peaceful resolution of

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Few police on Cairo's streets

Euronews correspondent Mohamed Elhamy has been able to visit some of the areas where protesters are gathering. “I’ve walked around Tahrir Square

Euronews correspondent Mohamed Elhamy has been able to visit some of the areas where protesters are gathering. “I’ve walked around Tahrir Square

Science_technology

The Spider Silk Solution

Nick Skaer is a modern day spiderman, spellbound by silk. Chief scientist and CEO of medical group Oxford Biomaterials, he believes Man has much to

Nick Skaer is a modern day spiderman, spellbound by silk. Chief scientist and CEO of medical group Oxford Biomaterials, he believes Man has much to

Nocomment

Clashes in Tahrir Square area

Egyptian army tanks and soldiers deployed between groups of pro and anti-government protesters in central Cairo on Thursday, moving to prevent

Egyptian army tanks and soldiers deployed between groups of pro and anti-government protesters in central Cairo on Thursday, moving to prevent

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Evacuees talk of men with swords, machetes and pistols

Britons arriving in London from Cairo have been speaking about their horror as the capital descended into chaos. Events in Egypt live One man

Britons arriving in London from Cairo have been speaking about their horror as the capital descended into chaos. Events in Egypt live One man

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White House reportedly plans Mubarak's exit

The United States wants President Hosni Mubarak to resign immediately and hand over power to a transitional government, according to a report

The United States wants President Hosni Mubarak to resign immediately and hand over power to a transitional government, according to a report