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2011-05-10

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Israel's Birthday

Celebrations have started to mark Israel’s 63rd year of independence. The state was founded on May 14, 1948. The events usually start with the

Celebrations have started to mark Israel’s 63rd year of independence. The state was founded on May 14, 1948. The events usually start with the

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Russian suicide attack

A suicide bomber has killed a police officer in the capital of Russia’s troubled Dagestan region. The attacker blew himself up when he was stopped

A suicide bomber has killed a police officer in the capital of Russia’s troubled Dagestan region. The attacker blew himself up when he was stopped

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Wife of Belgian paedophile could be freed

The ex-wife of Marc Dutroux, the Belgian paedophile who was sentenced to life in prison for a shocking string of murders, rapes and kidnappings in

The ex-wife of Marc Dutroux, the Belgian paedophile who was sentenced to life in prison for a shocking string of murders, rapes and kidnappings in

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Terminator might not be back

Former governor of California, ex-Holywood actor Arnold Schwarzenegger and his wife Maria Shriver, have said they are separating. The couple said

Former governor of California, ex-Holywood actor Arnold Schwarzenegger and his wife Maria Shriver, have said they are separating. The couple said

Europe

Europe: The state of Union

Euronews explores the concerns of political figures and experts during a two day conference in Florence.

Euronews explores the concerns of political figures and experts during a two day conference in Florence.

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NATO deny Gaddafi assassination attempt

The Libyan government has accused NATO of deliberately targeting Colonel Muammar Gaddafi after the alliance launched a number of night strikes in the

The Libyan government has accused NATO of deliberately targeting Colonel Muammar Gaddafi after the alliance launched a number of night strikes in the

Europe

What future for Schengen?

Germany has backed France’s bid for member states to overrule Europe’s Schenegen border treaty in special circumstances. France has called for

Germany has backed France’s bid for member states to overrule Europe’s Schenegen border treaty in special circumstances. France has called for

Business

Microsoft call in Skype

Microsoft is buying phone network company Skype for almost six billion euros – in cash. Skype – through which people can make voice and video

Microsoft is buying phone network company Skype for almost six billion euros – in cash. Skype – through which people can make voice and video

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Ukrainian nationalist protests anger Moscow

Russia wants Ukrainian nationalists punished for their part in clashes that marred World War Two commemorations. On Monday, violence broke out as

Russia wants Ukrainian nationalists punished for their part in clashes that marred World War Two commemorations. On Monday, violence broke out as

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Italian divers continue search for missing migrants

Italian diving teams are continuing a search for bodies after a boat with more than 500 migrants on board smashed into rocks off the island of

Italian diving teams are continuing a search for bodies after a boat with more than 500 migrants on board smashed into rocks off the island of

Business

Greece: more aid needed?

Europe’s Economic and Monetary Affairs Commissioner Olli Rehn says a new plan to help Greece with its massive debts is being prepared but that it is

Europe’s Economic and Monetary Affairs Commissioner Olli Rehn says a new plan to help Greece with its massive debts is being prepared but that it is

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International sanctions as pressure builds on Syria

The European Union has announced a series of sanctions against Syria in an attempt to force the government to stop the violent repression of

The European Union has announced a series of sanctions against Syria in an attempt to force the government to stop the violent repression of

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Japan to reassess energy plan after Fukushima

Japan is to reassess the role nuclear power plays in meeting the country’s energy needs following the crisis at the Fukushima nuclear plant. Prime

Japan is to reassess the role nuclear power plays in meeting the country’s energy needs following the crisis at the Fukushima nuclear plant. Prime

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French grain farmers damn drought

The strawberry harvest is already under way in Britain. An unusually warm April jump-started the season, swelled the harvest and boosted quality, the

The strawberry harvest is already under way in Britain. An unusually warm April jump-started the season, swelled the harvest and boosted quality, the

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France arrests seven suspected militants

Seven people have been arrested in France following an investigation into terror networks in Pakistan. The suspected Islamic militants are believed

Seven people have been arrested in France following an investigation into terror networks in Pakistan. The suspected Islamic militants are believed

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Back in the Day: machine beats chess grandmaster

May 11, 1997. IBM’s Deep Blue wins the deciding sixth game of a chess match against Garry Kasparov, the first time a computer had ever beaten a

May 11, 1997. IBM’s Deep Blue wins the deciding sixth game of a chess match against Garry Kasparov, the first time a computer had ever beaten a

Culture

Exploring Russia's Urals

Traveller’s diary   Denis Loktev – Magnitogorsk, 4 May 2011   The Ural mountain’s (the eastern part is considered a natural boundary between Russia’s

Traveller’s diary   Denis Loktev – Magnitogorsk, 4 May 2011   The Ural mountain’s (the eastern part is considered a natural boundary between Russia’s

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Tribute stage of race to honour Wouter Weylandt

Tuesday’s stage of the Giro d’Italia began with a minute of silence to honour Wouter Weylandt, who died during Monday’s race. American cyclist

Tuesday’s stage of the Giro d’Italia began with a minute of silence to honour Wouter Weylandt, who died during Monday’s race. American cyclist

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Italian Army clears rubbish in Naples

The Italian Army has been brought in to clear tonnes of rubbish from the streets of Naples. It comes a week before the local elections. Prime

The Italian Army has been brought in to clear tonnes of rubbish from the streets of Naples. It comes a week before the local elections. Prime

Business

Adecco sees strong demand for flexible workers

Adecco, the world’s employment agency, says it expects strong demand for temporary workers in the near future as firms stay flexible in a still

Adecco, the world’s employment agency, says it expects strong demand for temporary workers in the near future as firms stay flexible in a still

Business

China trade surplus surges

China has a hefty trade surplus in April as exports hit a record – up 30 percent on a year ago – while imports eased more than expected. China

China has a hefty trade surplus in April as exports hit a record – up 30 percent on a year ago – while imports eased more than expected. China

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EasyJet hit by fuel price rise

Rising fuel prices and tough economic conditions caused low-cost airline easyJet losses to almost double in the six months up to the end of March

Rising fuel prices and tough economic conditions caused low-cost airline easyJet losses to almost double in the six months up to the end of March

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Ex-F1 boss loses privacy case

The European Court of Human Rights has said ‘no’ to Max Mosley (pictured), the former chief of motor sports, who wanted more curbs imposed on the

The European Court of Human Rights has said ‘no’ to Max Mosley (pictured), the former chief of motor sports, who wanted more curbs imposed on the

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Royal flashmob at Buckingham Palace

About 100 dancers broke out into a Flashmob dance outside of Buckingham Palace, to celebrate the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton.

About 100 dancers broke out into a Flashmob dance outside of Buckingham Palace, to celebrate the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton.

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Microsoft buys Skype in six billion euro deal

Microsoft has agreed to buy the phone network company Skype for almost six billion euros – in cash.   The Skype system, which enables people to make

Microsoft has agreed to buy the phone network company Skype for almost six billion euros – in cash.   The Skype system, which enables people to make

Culture

Pirates 4 premieres at Cannes

The latest installment of the Pirates of the Caribbean will premiere at the Cannes Film Festival this week.

The latest installment of the Pirates of the Caribbean will premiere at the Cannes Film Festival this week.

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Bluegrass's Krauss and Union Station reunite

Alison Krauss and Union Station are back together after seven years, on her new bluegrass album Paper Airplane.

Alison Krauss and Union Station are back together after seven years, on her new bluegrass album Paper Airplane.