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2011-04-15

Business

'Recovery but not the one we want' claim IMF

At the spring meeting of the World Bank and IMF in Washington the money trades top brains were still trying to construct a more robust global

At the spring meeting of the World Bank and IMF in Washington the money trades top brains were still trying to construct a more robust global

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Syrian protesters reject al-Assad 'concessions'

Thousands of protesters marched in Syria against President Bashar al-Assad’s 11-year-rule on Friday.   Anti-government demonstrations have been held

Thousands of protesters marched in Syria against President Bashar al-Assad’s 11-year-rule on Friday.   Anti-government demonstrations have been held

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Refugees criticise Gotovina sentence

For dozens of refugees from Croatia, the camp at Smederovo has been home since they were expelled from the country. Here the verdict on Gotovina

For dozens of refugees from Croatia, the camp at Smederovo has been home since they were expelled from the country. Here the verdict on Gotovina

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POTC: Animal rights vs religious rites

"Pick of the Clicks looks at the most clicked story of the week on our website and how it is being treated elsewhere on the net. This week: the Dutch

"Pick of the Clicks looks at the most clicked story of the week on our website and how it is being treated elsewhere on the net. This week: the Dutch

Culture

Art Cologne: Kirchner, Panamarenko, Kaprow

One of the world’s leading art fairs, Art Cologne is now in its 45th year. Open this weekend, the exhibition-cum-sale has works from more than 200

One of the world’s leading art fairs, Art Cologne is now in its 45th year. Open this weekend, the exhibition-cum-sale has works from more than 200

Europe

ISS astronauts answer questions on life in space

The focus of this week’s i-talk, Euronews’ new programme presented by “Mr. Europe” Alex Taylor, is the 50th anniversary of Yuri Gagarin’s trip to

The focus of this week’s i-talk, Euronews’ new programme presented by “Mr. Europe” Alex Taylor, is the 50th anniversary of Yuri Gagarin’s trip to

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Ukraine back on track for Euro 2012

Poland and Ukraine co-host the upcoming European Football Championships in 2012. This is Kiev, the capital of Ukraine and the city that will host

Poland and Ukraine co-host the upcoming European Football Championships in 2012. This is Kiev, the capital of Ukraine and the city that will host

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EU bailouts under the spotlight

There is rising anger from workers fed up with wave after wave of austerity cuts. The street battles and the battles in the halls of power show a

There is rising anger from workers fed up with wave after wave of austerity cuts. The street battles and the battles in the halls of power show a

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Croatians watch Gotovina trial in Zagreb

Thousands of Croatian war veterans and supporters of three generals, Ante Gotovina, Mladen Markac, and Ivan Cermak, gathered to watch live on a large

Thousands of Croatian war veterans and supporters of three generals, Ante Gotovina, Mladen Markac, and Ivan Cermak, gathered to watch live on a large

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Migrants flee Misrata to seek medical treatment

African and Asian migrants have continued to flee the fighting in western Libya. Nearly 1,200 people boarded a Greek-flagged ship in Misrata for

African and Asian migrants have continued to flee the fighting in western Libya. Nearly 1,200 people boarded a Greek-flagged ship in Misrata for

Business

China continues to grow and wrestle inflation

China’s galloping economy slowed a tad in the first quarter, while inflation shot up despite the governments best efforts to keep the cost of living

China’s galloping economy slowed a tad in the first quarter, while inflation shot up despite the governments best efforts to keep the cost of living

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Sienna Miller offered compensation by phone hackers

New developments in the British tabloid phone hacking scandal have seen actress Sienna Miller offered an out-of-court settlement of £100,000

New developments in the British tabloid phone hacking scandal have seen actress Sienna Miller offered an out-of-court settlement of £100,000

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Former Croatian general jailed for war crimes 

The UN war crimes tribunal in The Hague has sentenced the former Croatian general, Ante Gotovina, to 24-years in jail for crimes against

The UN war crimes tribunal in The Hague has sentenced the former Croatian general, Ante Gotovina, to 24-years in jail for crimes against

Business

Moodys bad news and bad moods for Ireland

Not good news for the Emerald Isle as Moodys cut Ireland’s rating by two points almost to the verge of junk status to keep the outlook

Not good news for the Emerald Isle as Moodys cut Ireland’s rating by two points almost to the verge of junk status to keep the outlook

Business

Nestle upbeat despite commodity price hikes

Nestle, the world’s biggest food group, has posted better than expected first-quarter results despite a sharp rise in commodity prices. The

Nestle, the world’s biggest food group, has posted better than expected first-quarter results despite a sharp rise in commodity prices. The

Business

Euro zone inflation up for a fourth straight month

Inflation across the euro zone is up from 2.4 per cent to 2.7 per cent in February as a result of an upsurge in transport and housing costs. The

Inflation across the euro zone is up from 2.4 per cent to 2.7 per cent in February as a result of an upsurge in transport and housing costs. The

News

President urges Yemen to unite

Yemen’s president has urged his rivals to unite for a common goal. Ali Abdullah Saleh addressed thousands of supporters in the capital of

Yemen’s president has urged his rivals to unite for a common goal. Ali Abdullah Saleh addressed thousands of supporters in the capital of

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China's military 'opening up'

China’s military has historically been very secretive and cautious in relations with the outside world, particularly the West. But in recent years

China’s military has historically been very secretive and cautious in relations with the outside world, particularly the West. But in recent years

Culture

Some of Africa's most famous art shows in Paris

Totem-like figures, masks and sculptures that date back more than 1,000 years from West Africa’s Dogon region are now on show in Paris.

Totem-like figures, masks and sculptures that date back more than 1,000 years from West Africa’s Dogon region are now on show in Paris.

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Italian murdered in Gaza - mother speaks out

The mother of Vittorio Arrigoni, an Italian peace campaigner murdered by Islamist extremists in the Gaza Strip, has told how her son used to

The mother of Vittorio Arrigoni, an Italian peace campaigner murdered by Islamist extremists in the Gaza Strip, has told how her son used to

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Nato Conference on Libya

There are signs that Britain and France might get the extra Nato resources they have needed to bomb Libya. At a meeting in Berlin today the two

There are signs that Britain and France might get the extra Nato resources they have needed to bomb Libya. At a meeting in Berlin today the two

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Mass protests in Syria despite Assad's appeasement

More than ten thousand protesters took to the streets in Syria on Friday, in continuing protests against the country’s regime. Chanting “God

More than ten thousand protesters took to the streets in Syria on Friday, in continuing protests against the country’s regime. Chanting “God

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Libya's Aisha Gaddafi tells NATO to leave

Libyan leader Moammar Gaddafi’s daughter Aisha sent a defiant message early from her father’s Bab al-Aziziyah compound in the capital of Tripoli, in

Libyan leader Moammar Gaddafi’s daughter Aisha sent a defiant message early from her father’s Bab al-Aziziyah compound in the capital of Tripoli, in

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Mickey and Minnie try to raise Japanese spirits

One place in Japan has taken a tentative step back towards normal life after the earthquake and tsunami: Tokyo Disneyland. It reopened its doors

One place in Japan has taken a tentative step back towards normal life after the earthquake and tsunami: Tokyo Disneyland. It reopened its doors

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Gotovina - Croatia's fallen hero

Ante Gotovina had been on the run for four years before he was apprehended on the Spanish island of Tenerife. Although widely seen as a hero by his

Ante Gotovina had been on the run for four years before he was apprehended on the Spanish island of Tenerife. Although widely seen as a hero by his

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China to ban TV time travel

Chinese censors have released a new protocol that bans dramas that feature time-travel.   The guidance issued by the State Administration of Radio

Chinese censors have released a new protocol that bans dramas that feature time-travel.   The guidance issued by the State Administration of Radio

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World's oldest man dies aged 114

The world’s oldest man died on Thursday at the age of 114. Walter Breuning, a retired rail worker, was the world’s second oldest person, 27 days

The world’s oldest man died on Thursday at the age of 114. Walter Breuning, a retired rail worker, was the world’s second oldest person, 27 days

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UN court jails former Croatian general for war crimes

The former Croatian general Ante Gotovina has been jailed for crimes against humanity by the UN war crimes tribunal in The Hague. It found him

The former Croatian general Ante Gotovina has been jailed for crimes against humanity by the UN war crimes tribunal in The Hague. It found him

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Japan's atomic operator told to pay compensation

The operator of Japan’s crippled nuclear energy plant has been ordered to pay compensation to people forced to evacuate because of radiation

The operator of Japan’s crippled nuclear energy plant has been ordered to pay compensation to people forced to evacuate because of radiation

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Argentina's last dictator given life for dirty war

Argentina’s last dictator has been jailed for life for his role in the country’s so-called Dirty War against opponents of the military regime in the

Argentina’s last dictator has been jailed for life for his role in the country’s so-called Dirty War against opponents of the military regime in the