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2011-04-06

Business

US budget talks failure to have significant impact

Without an agreement on a budget deal between Republican and Democratic negotiators, a partial shutdown of the US government would start on

Without an agreement on a budget deal between Republican and Democratic negotiators, a partial shutdown of the US government would start on

News

Sudan blames port city airstrike on Israel

Sudan is accusing Israel of attacking one its ports and killing two people. Foreign Minister, Ali Karti, said that Sudan reserves the right to react

Sudan is accusing Israel of attacking one its ports and killing two people. Foreign Minister, Ali Karti, said that Sudan reserves the right to react

News

Migrant boat sinks off Libya; at least 200 missing

Dozens were rescued but around 200 people are still missing after a boat carrying migrants from Libya sank off the Italian island of Lampedusa. The

Dozens were rescued but around 200 people are still missing after a boat carrying migrants from Libya sank off the Italian island of Lampedusa. The

News

Gbagbo says palace assault was assassination attempt

On Wednesday, forces loyal to Alassane Ouattara stormed the presidential palace in an attempt to oust Laurent Gbagbo. The fighting lasted several

On Wednesday, forces loyal to Alassane Ouattara stormed the presidential palace in an attempt to oust Laurent Gbagbo. The fighting lasted several

News

Engineers fix leaking Japanese nuclear plant

Japanese authorities on Wednesday stopped highly radioactive water leaking into the Pacific Ocean from a stricken nuclear plant.   They used liquid

Japanese authorities on Wednesday stopped highly radioactive water leaking into the Pacific Ocean from a stricken nuclear plant.   They used liquid

News

Ivory Coast insight from a veteran analyst

An Africa expert at the Institute for International and Strategic Relations in Paris spoke to euronews about events in Ivory Coast. Laurence

An Africa expert at the Institute for International and Strategic Relations in Paris spoke to euronews about events in Ivory Coast. Laurence

News

Russian authorities accused of waging cyber war

After a cyber attack on a popular Russian blog, the Russian government is being accused of trying to silence political discussions ahead of

After a cyber attack on a popular Russian blog, the Russian government is being accused of trying to silence political discussions ahead of

News

Report - Libyans hit by fuel shortage

As Libyan rebels continue to battle with Colonel Muammar Gaddafi’s forces for control of Libya, the country is facing a chronic fuel shortage. The

As Libyan rebels continue to battle with Colonel Muammar Gaddafi’s forces for control of Libya, the country is facing a chronic fuel shortage. The

News

Angelina Jolie pleads for help for Libyan refugees

Actress Angelina Jolie is appealing for more international aid to help people fleeing the violence in Libya.    In her role as a UN Goodwill

Actress Angelina Jolie is appealing for more international aid to help people fleeing the violence in Libya.    In her role as a UN Goodwill

News

From ballot box to bloodbath: Ivory Coast's turmoil

Late last year, the people of Ivory Coast hoped finally to turn their back on years of civil war and conflict and turn a new page via the ballot

Late last year, the people of Ivory Coast hoped finally to turn their back on years of civil war and conflict and turn a new page via the ballot

News

Gbagbo the 'baker who rolled opponents in flour'

There was a time when Laurent Gbagbo was the rebel.   In his twenties, the young history lecturer spent two years in jail after his teaching and

There was a time when Laurent Gbagbo was the rebel.   In his twenties, the young history lecturer spent two years in jail after his teaching and

News

Obama urges budget deal as government shutdown looms

A budget battle on Capitol Hill is threatening to partially shut down the US government. Federal agencies like museums, national parks and passport

A budget battle on Capitol Hill is threatening to partially shut down the US government. Federal agencies like museums, national parks and passport

News

Bumpy road to Ivory Coast recovery

A post-Laurent Gbagbo recovery for Ivory Coast will be challenging both for security reasons and in terms of fixing the economy, according to an

A post-Laurent Gbagbo recovery for Ivory Coast will be challenging both for security reasons and in terms of fixing the economy, according to an

Nocomment

Back to school in Fukushima

Japan’s nuclear worries cast a shadow over the first day of school in Fukushima, where students from the evacuation zone have transferred to a new

Japan’s nuclear worries cast a shadow over the first day of school in Fukushima, where students from the evacuation zone have transferred to a new

Nocomment

NY cops join Japan search

Japanese search teams, joined by US police officers from New York, continued the task of locating bodies in Ofunato, a fishing town in Iwate

Japanese search teams, joined by US police officers from New York, continued the task of locating bodies in Ofunato, a fishing town in Iwate

Business

Australia defends exchange deal block

Australia has been defending its opposition to a takeover of the Sydney stock exchange by its counterpart in Singapore. Critics called it a

Australia has been defending its opposition to a takeover of the Sydney stock exchange by its counterpart in Singapore. Critics called it a

Business

Portugal pays dear to sell debt

Portugal has just managed to sell one billion euros in short-term debt, but the yields – the amount of interest it had to offer investors – rose

Portugal has just managed to sell one billion euros in short-term debt, but the yields – the amount of interest it had to offer investors – rose

Business

Euro zone braces for ECB rate hike

The European Central Bank’s widely anticipated euro zone interest rate hike to fight inflation is set to cause more problems for businesses and

The European Central Bank’s widely anticipated euro zone interest rate hike to fight inflation is set to cause more problems for businesses and

Business

Commerzbank to repay state aid by June

Commerzbank has unveiled a plan to repay the majority of state aid it received during the financial crisis by June. It intends to return 14.3

Commerzbank has unveiled a plan to repay the majority of state aid it received during the financial crisis by June. It intends to return 14.3

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Pro-Ouattara forces attack Gbagbo's palace bunker

Fighting has reached the bunker of the presidential palace in Ivory Coast, as forces loyal to Alassane Ouattara, attempt to force out Laurent Gbagbo

Fighting has reached the bunker of the presidential palace in Ivory Coast, as forces loyal to Alassane Ouattara, attempt to force out Laurent Gbagbo

News

Rebels claim top Libyan general quit over kill orders

The Freedom Group in Libya has released a video showing Libyan air force Brigadier General Ali Atallah al-Obeidi who has apparently defected to

The Freedom Group in Libya has released a video showing Libyan air force Brigadier General Ali Atallah al-Obeidi who has apparently defected to

Culture

Director Duncan Jones' latest sci fi expedition

In his new film “Source Code” director Duncan Jones, steps out of his father David Bowie’s shadow, to cast an ensemble of A-list talent for the

In his new film “Source Code” director Duncan Jones, steps out of his father David Bowie’s shadow, to cast an ensemble of A-list talent for the

Science_technology

SmartBird teachnology soars

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s the latest in Avian robotics – SmartBird. Launched at the world’s biggest industrial fair at the Hannover

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s the latest in Avian robotics – SmartBird. Launched at the world’s biggest industrial fair at the Hannover

Culture

Opera Anna Bolena hits all the right notes in Vienna

The premiere of Gaetano Donizetti’s opera Anna Bolena marked the start of the spring and summer Opera season in Vienna.

The premiere of Gaetano Donizetti’s opera Anna Bolena marked the start of the spring and summer Opera season in Vienna.

Special_reports

Morocco's march for change

Repercussions in Morocco of social movements in the Arab world: King Mohammed VI is reforming the constitution, ready to cede some of his power and

Repercussions in Morocco of social movements in the Arab world: King Mohammed VI is reforming the constitution, ready to cede some of his power and

Europe

Poles plumbing depth of English

Polish politicians are taking English lessons as part of preparations for their country’s first turn holding the European Union presidency, for the

Polish politicians are taking English lessons as part of preparations for their country’s first turn holding the European Union presidency, for the

Science_technology

Gagarin through the eyes of those who knew him

This week 50 years ago, for the first time in human history, a man left the Earth and travelled in space. Who was Yuri Gagarin, how did that flight

This week 50 years ago, for the first time in human history, a man left the Earth and travelled in space. Who was Yuri Gagarin, how did that flight

Special_reports

Inspiring pre-schoolers

The first years of a child’s life are when the brain does most growing. So early education is crucial, and can lay the foundations of personal and

The first years of a child’s life are when the brain does most growing. So early education is crucial, and can lay the foundations of personal and

Culture

Bonus: Plácido Domingo

The ‘Musica’ bonus includes an excerpt (in Spanish) from our interview with Plácido Domingo. As the artist also manages two opera houses, he

The ‘Musica’ bonus includes an excerpt (in Spanish) from our interview with Plácido Domingo. As the artist also manages two opera houses, he