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2011-06-16

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Monaco gets ready for the wedding of its Prince

With just over two weeks to go, Monaco is gearing up for the wedding of Prince Albert II and Charlene Wittstock. The ceremony will take place over

With just over two weeks to go, Monaco is gearing up for the wedding of Prince Albert II and Charlene Wittstock. The ceremony will take place over

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Syrian refugees recount their horror to euronews

An increasing number of Syrians are fleeing to the border with Turkey, as residents report more military attacks on villages in the north

An increasing number of Syrians are fleeing to the border with Turkey, as residents report more military attacks on villages in the north

Business

Greek debt threatens European banks

The financial crisis in Greece could have wide-ranging effects on other parts of Europe. A number of banks on the continent have been exposed to

The financial crisis in Greece could have wide-ranging effects on other parts of Europe. A number of banks on the continent have been exposed to

Business

Greece: who loses from the debt crisis?

For analysis of the Greek debt crisis, euronews spoke to Manoj Ladwa of ETX Capital in London euronews: Manoj, Greece has been in the headlines for

For analysis of the Greek debt crisis, euronews spoke to Manoj Ladwa of ETX Capital in London euronews: Manoj, Greece has been in the headlines for

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Defiant Papandreou says he's sticking to reforms

These are tough times for George Papandreou. The resignations of two prominent members of his socialist government have thrown the Greek Prime

These are tough times for George Papandreou. The resignations of two prominent members of his socialist government have thrown the Greek Prime

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Greeks react to new political drama

As Athens teeters on the brink of default, the banners in Syntagma Square speak of revolution. But following Wednesday’s riots outside government

As Athens teeters on the brink of default, the banners in Syntagma Square speak of revolution. But following Wednesday’s riots outside government

Business

100 years of IBM

Technology firm IBM has celebrated its 100th birthday by releasing both a book and film to mark the occasion. Founded on the 16 June 1911

Technology firm IBM has celebrated its 100th birthday by releasing both a book and film to mark the occasion. Founded on the 16 June 1911

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Five children sick in e-coli outbreak in France

Beef burger meat bought at a supermarket in France is suspected of being behind an outbreak of e-coli bacteria. Five children are in a serious

Beef burger meat bought at a supermarket in France is suspected of being behind an outbreak of e-coli bacteria. Five children are in a serious

Science_technology

Belgium launches Europe's first solar train

Europe’s first ever solar-powered train is being launched in Belgium. The energy comes from 16,000 solar panels, installed on the roof of a rail

Europe’s first ever solar-powered train is being launched in Belgium. The energy comes from 16,000 solar panels, installed on the roof of a rail

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The chat that landed a juror in jail

The following are extracts from the Facebook chat between juror Joanna Fraill and defendant Jamie Sewart: Fraill: “jamie nice one hun hope u both

The following are extracts from the Facebook chat between juror Joanna Fraill and defendant Jamie Sewart: Fraill: “jamie nice one hun hope u both

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Several dead in Nigeria blast

Several people have been killed following a suspected suicide bomb attack on the Nigerian police headquarters in the capital Abuja. Officials say

Several people have been killed following a suspected suicide bomb attack on the Nigerian police headquarters in the capital Abuja. Officials say

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Facebook chat means jail for juror

It was a first in legal history: a juror who contacted a defendant through Facebook, causing the collapse of a 6 million pound (6.8 million euros)

It was a first in legal history: a juror who contacted a defendant through Facebook, causing the collapse of a 6 million pound (6.8 million euros)

Culture

Green Lantern hits silver screen

Another superhero hits the silverscreen in “Green Lantern”, an adaptation of the comic book character of the same name. Ryan Reynolds stars as Hal

Another superhero hits the silverscreen in “Green Lantern”, an adaptation of the comic book character of the same name. Ryan Reynolds stars as Hal

Culture

Unpublished Beatles photos go under the hammer

A collection of unpublished photographs of The Beatles’ first US concerts are going under the hammer in New York. Photographer Mike Mitchell, who

A collection of unpublished photographs of The Beatles’ first US concerts are going under the hammer in New York. Photographer Mike Mitchell, who

Europe

EU not rushing on Greece aid decision

Senior European Union officials have said that the bloc’s governments probably will not agree on a second international bailout of Greece when they

Senior European Union officials have said that the bloc’s governments probably will not agree on a second international bailout of Greece when they

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Russia and China get closer to key gas deal

Russia and China have backed Iran’s right to a peaceful nuclear programme, but urged President Ahmadinejad to be “more constructive” in his dealings

Russia and China have backed Iran’s right to a peaceful nuclear programme, but urged President Ahmadinejad to be “more constructive” in his dealings

Business

Carstens steps up IMF bid in China and Japan

On the campaign trail for the top IMF job, Agustin Carstens is visiting Asia. The Governor of the Bank of Mexico already has the backing of 12

On the campaign trail for the top IMF job, Agustin Carstens is visiting Asia. The Governor of the Bank of Mexico already has the backing of 12

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Zawahiri takes command of al-Qaeda

The right-hand man is apparently now in charge. An Islamist website says veteran militant Ayman al-Zawahiri has taken command of al-Qaeda after the

The right-hand man is apparently now in charge. An Islamist website says veteran militant Ayman al-Zawahiri has taken command of al-Qaeda after the

Business

IEA raises five-year oil demand forecast

Increased demand in China is one of the major reasons the International Energy Agency has boosted its oil demand forecast. The IEA, which is the

Increased demand in China is one of the major reasons the International Energy Agency has boosted its oil demand forecast. The IEA, which is the

Business

Disappointing debut on HKSE for Samsonite

Luggage-maker Samsonite has had a poor performance on its first day on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. Its share price fell by more than 10 percent

Luggage-maker Samsonite has had a poor performance on its first day on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. Its share price fell by more than 10 percent

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Greek crisis pits the markets against the people

Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou has the impossible job of calming public anger over massive spending cuts and soothing anxiety in the markets

Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou has the impossible job of calming public anger over massive spending cuts and soothing anxiety in the markets

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POTC: Austrian pique keeps Austrian peaks in Austrian hands

"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 sale

"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 sale

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Back in the Day: the death that inspired the Taj Mahal

June 17, 1631. Mumtaz Mahal, the Empress of India during the Mughal dynasty, dies in Burhanpur while giving birth to her fourteenth child. Her

June 17, 1631. Mumtaz Mahal, the Empress of India during the Mughal dynasty, dies in Burhanpur while giving birth to her fourteenth child. Her

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Suicide bomb attack in Nigeria

A suspected suicide bomber has targeted a police station in the Nigerian capital Abuja. The explosion is the latest in a series of attacks against

A suspected suicide bomber has targeted a police station in the Nigerian capital Abuja. The explosion is the latest in a series of attacks against

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French plane crash bodies return home

A salvage vessel carrying the bodies of 104 people who died in the 2009 Air France plane crash has docked in the south-western French port city of

A salvage vessel carrying the bodies of 104 people who died in the 2009 Air France plane crash has docked in the south-western French port city of

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Government reshuffle as Greece gets desperate

Against a backdrop of violent anti-austerity protests Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou is planning a major government reshuffle as he struggles

Against a backdrop of violent anti-austerity protests Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou is planning a major government reshuffle as he struggles

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Frustration of ordinary Greeks

One of the banners hanging up at central Athen’s Syntagma square proudly calls for a revolution. But the uprising will have to wait for now and

One of the banners hanging up at central Athen’s Syntagma square proudly calls for a revolution. But the uprising will have to wait for now and

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Heiress buys America's most expensive house

For those who have always wanted an entire wing of your house solely for storing your clothes, or a room dedicated to present-wrapping, it’s time to

For those who have always wanted an entire wing of your house solely for storing your clothes, or a room dedicated to present-wrapping, it’s time to

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Riots in Vancouver after ice hockey final

Rioting ice hockey fans in Vancouver have been involved in violent clashes with police after the local team, the Canucks, lost the final of the

Rioting ice hockey fans in Vancouver have been involved in violent clashes with police after the local team, the Canucks, lost the final of the