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2011-06-10

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Kazakhstan a model for progress: foreign minister

When most think of the leading Muslim nations it is probably safe to say that Kazakhstan does not usually spring to mind. Yet the sprawling Central

When most think of the leading Muslim nations it is probably safe to say that Kazakhstan does not usually spring to mind. Yet the sprawling Central

Business

Lagarde in lead for IMF managing directorship

As nominations closed for the top job at the International Monetary Fund, the contest was between French finance minister Christine Lagarde and

As nominations closed for the top job at the International Monetary Fund, the contest was between French finance minister Christine Lagarde and

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German family accused of keeping a slave

German police have arrested a family of three on charges of keeping a young woman as a slave. The mother, father and son are accused of holding

German police have arrested a family of three on charges of keeping a young woman as a slave. The mother, father and son are accused of holding

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Britain's Prince Philip turns 90

The husband of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth is celebrating his 90th birthday. Prince Philip is well known for his tendency for gaffes on official

The husband of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth is celebrating his 90th birthday. Prince Philip is well known for his tendency for gaffes on official

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What's making Sicilians turn up early for work?

Sicilians are not normally renowned for their punctuality but something strange is afoot that’s making them turn up early for work. Hundreds of

Sicilians are not normally renowned for their punctuality but something strange is afoot that’s making them turn up early for work. Hundreds of

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Turkey: push for a new constitution

As the election campaign winds down in Turkey, euronews spoke to some of the main figures involved in Sunday’s historic poll. The election is not

As the election campaign winds down in Turkey, euronews spoke to some of the main figures involved in Sunday’s historic poll. The election is not

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Polls point to ruling AKP victory in Turkish election

Sunday’s Turkish election will go a long way towards mapping out the country’s political future. If the ruling AKP party, led by Prime Minister Recep

Sunday’s Turkish election will go a long way towards mapping out the country’s political future. If the ruling AKP party, led by Prime Minister Recep

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Erdogan reflects Turkey's new found global confidence

Recep Tayyip Erdogan first attracted international attention in 2002 when his AK Party swept to power. Since then he has been the driving force

Recep Tayyip Erdogan first attracted international attention in 2002 when his AK Party swept to power. Since then he has been the driving force

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Turkish PM attacks Syrian forces over 'massacre'

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan turned on the Syrian government on Friday, accusing President Bashar al-Assad of failing to take the

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan turned on the Syrian government on Friday, accusing President Bashar al-Assad of failing to take the

Business

ECB signals rate hike but Greek debt problems grow

On this edition of Business Weekly we analyse the ECB and Bank of England’s interest rate decisions and discuss the divergence between Germany and

On this edition of Business Weekly we analyse the ECB and Bank of England’s interest rate decisions and discuss the divergence between Germany and

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Somalia's interior minister reportedly killed

Somalia’s interior minister is reported to have been killed in a bomb attack, as violent clashes break out between police and protesters. A female

Somalia’s interior minister is reported to have been killed in a bomb attack, as violent clashes break out between police and protesters. A female

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EU-Russia summit clears vegetables for import

Russia has agreed to lift a ban on vegetable imports from the European Union if the EU provides safety guarantees. A row over this was cleared up at

Russia has agreed to lift a ban on vegetable imports from the European Union if the EU provides safety guarantees. A row over this was cleared up at

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Turkish constitution at stake in general election

Turkey will go the polls on Sunday with the ruling AK party hoping to secure a large enough majority so they can change the constitution. It wants

Turkey will go the polls on Sunday with the ruling AK party hoping to secure a large enough majority so they can change the constitution. It wants

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Murder could stoke ethnic tensions in Russia

A former colonel in the Russian Army has been shot dead at point blank range by an unidentified gunman in a Moscow street. Investigators think this

A former colonel in the Russian Army has been shot dead at point blank range by an unidentified gunman in a Moscow street. Investigators think this

Business

Toyota warns profit will be hit by quake

Toyota is forecasting a larger-than-expected fall in annual profit after it slashed output following the March earthquake. Net profit would be down

Toyota is forecasting a larger-than-expected fall in annual profit after it slashed output following the March earthquake. Net profit would be down

Business

Eni's TAG pipeline stake sold

The Italian oil and gas group Eni has sold its stake in the TAG gas pipeline as it was ordered to do in a European competition ruling. Eni’s 89

The Italian oil and gas group Eni has sold its stake in the TAG gas pipeline as it was ordered to do in a European competition ruling. Eni’s 89

Business

Germany backs Greek aid after private sector pledge

Germany’s parliament has backed more aid for Greece. That came in a non-binding vote after the Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble laid out strict

Germany’s parliament has backed more aid for Greece. That came in a non-binding vote after the Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble laid out strict

Business

Nokia's troubles continue

Nokia has said it is still talking with “multiple parties” about the sale of its stake in Nokia Siemens Networks. That follows a Financial Times

Nokia has said it is still talking with “multiple parties” about the sale of its stake in Nokia Siemens Networks. That follows a Financial Times

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Ten dead as Gaddafi forces shell Misrata

Pro-Muammar Gaddafi fighters shelled the rebel-controlled town of Misrata, killing at least 10 people on Friday. Gaddafi’s men started attacking

Pro-Muammar Gaddafi fighters shelled the rebel-controlled town of Misrata, killing at least 10 people on Friday. Gaddafi’s men started attacking

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E.coli source found say German authorities

Health authorities in Germany now say locally-grown beansprouts are the most likely source of the lethal E.coli outbreak that has so far claimed 29

Health authorities in Germany now say locally-grown beansprouts are the most likely source of the lethal E.coli outbreak that has so far claimed 29

Europe

Croatian EU membership approaches

Soon Croatia’s flag may unfurl amid those of today’s European Union. The former Yugoslav state of 4.4 million people is a significant step closer to

Soon Croatia’s flag may unfurl amid those of today’s European Union. The former Yugoslav state of 4.4 million people is a significant step closer to

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Turkey says will no longer support Syria in the UN

Syria has lost one of its last regional allies following its armoured assault today on the town of Jisr al-Shughour on the Turkish

Syria has lost one of its last regional allies following its armoured assault today on the town of Jisr al-Shughour on the Turkish

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True Finns locked out of Finnish coalition talks

Finland’s prime minister-elect said on Friday that he wants to form a government without the anti-EU True Finns party, allaying fears the Nordic

Finland’s prime minister-elect said on Friday that he wants to form a government without the anti-EU True Finns party, allaying fears the Nordic

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Very public shooting damages Pakistani army

With public confidence in Pakistan’s army very low, especially after Osama bin Laden was found living in one of the country’s most heavily

With public confidence in Pakistan’s army very low, especially after Osama bin Laden was found living in one of the country’s most heavily

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Preaching on politics - Britain's raging debate on Church and State

When the Archbishop of Canterbury talks religion, it usually goes unnoticed by the British press. When he wades in on politics, the press starts to

When the Archbishop of Canterbury talks religion, it usually goes unnoticed by the British press. When he wades in on politics, the press starts to

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Kasparov launches "chess for schools" plan in EU

When it comes to encouraging children to do better at school, Gary Kasparov says the answer is in black and white. After several successful years

When it comes to encouraging children to do better at school, Gary Kasparov says the answer is in black and white. After several successful years

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Former army colonel shot dead in Moscow

A former colonel in the Russian Army has been gunned down outside an apartment block in Moscow. Investigators say an unidentified assassin shot

A former colonel in the Russian Army has been gunned down outside an apartment block in Moscow. Investigators say an unidentified assassin shot

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Serbia after Mladic

In Serbia, there have been mixed reactions over the arrest of the former Bosnian-Serb military commander Ratko Mladic. For some he is a war hero

In Serbia, there have been mixed reactions over the arrest of the former Bosnian-Serb military commander Ratko Mladic. For some he is a war hero

Culture

Linda McCartney: life through the lens

Paul McCartney and his daughters Mary and Stella have handpicked some of their favourite photographs by their late wife and mother, Linda McCartney

Paul McCartney and his daughters Mary and Stella have handpicked some of their favourite photographs by their late wife and mother, Linda McCartney

Culture

Super 8 harks back to Spielberg's ET

“Super 8” may not be by Steven Spielberg, but director JJ Abrams – of “Lost” fame – wanted it to feel like his icon’s early work nonetheless.

“Super 8” may not be by Steven Spielberg, but director JJ Abrams – of “Lost” fame – wanted it to feel like his icon’s early work nonetheless.