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2011-08-01

Sport

Klinsmann in, Bradley out

Former German international Jürgen Klinsmann made his first public appearance as coach of the United States football team on Monday. The

Former German international Jürgen Klinsmann made his first public appearance as coach of the United States football team on Monday. The

Sport

Phelps ready for London Olympics

Despite winning seven medals at the world championships in Shanghai, America’s Michael Phelps was left stunned by fellow countryman Ryan Lochte in

Despite winning seven medals at the world championships in Shanghai, America’s Michael Phelps was left stunned by fellow countryman Ryan Lochte in

News

US debt: 'decades of financial mismanagement'

As the US Congress prepared to vote on a last-minute deal to avoid a federal debt default, euronews looked at the underlying causes of the crisis and

As the US Congress prepared to vote on a last-minute deal to avoid a federal debt default, euronews looked at the underlying causes of the crisis and

News

Crunch US debt vote underway

Lawmakers in the US Congress were voting on Monday to approve the last minute $2.4 trillion deal to raise the United States’ debt borrowing

Lawmakers in the US Congress were voting on Monday to approve the last minute $2.4 trillion deal to raise the United States’ debt borrowing

News

Debt crisis - still plenty more to settle

The United States may have avoided defaulting on its debts with a political agreement to increase the amount of money it can borrow, along with

The United States may have avoided defaulting on its debts with a political agreement to increase the amount of money it can borrow, along with

News

Egypt's army evicts protesters from Tahrir Square

Security forces have stormed Cairo’s Tahrir Square, clearing away hardcore demonstrators who refused to abandon their tent camp during

Security forces have stormed Cairo’s Tahrir Square, clearing away hardcore demonstrators who refused to abandon their tent camp during

News

NATO removes Serbia-Kosovo border roadblocks

NATO troops on Monday removed three roadblocks close to the Serbia-Kosovo border where violence flared last week. The barricades were set up by

NATO troops on Monday removed three roadblocks close to the Serbia-Kosovo border where violence flared last week. The barricades were set up by

News

EU extends Syria sanctions

More amateur footage emerged from Syria on Monday of the weekend crackdown on dissent in the city of Hama. Syrian tanks continued to shell

More amateur footage emerged from Syria on Monday of the weekend crackdown on dissent in the city of Hama. Syrian tanks continued to shell

Sport

India lose but help Cricket Spirit win

India, the top-ranked cricket nation in the world, have received glowing praise despite a crushing defeat at the hands of England, who now look set

India, the top-ranked cricket nation in the world, have received glowing praise despite a crushing defeat at the hands of England, who now look set

News

Turkish PM set to pick new military chiefs

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan met military officials on Monday to choose a new high command after several senior generals resigned last

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan met military officials on Monday to choose a new high command after several senior generals resigned last

News

Fighters, protesters and refugees among the Muslims marking Ramadan

Across the Arab world signs are going up in shops and restaurants, just one of the many indications it is the start of Ramadan, the Islamic month of

Across the Arab world signs are going up in shops and restaurants, just one of the many indications it is the start of Ramadan, the Islamic month of

News

Gunfire exchanged on Israel-Lebanon border

There has been a brief exchange of gunfire between Israeli and Lebanese soldiers along the border between the two countries. No injuries were

There has been a brief exchange of gunfire between Israeli and Lebanese soldiers along the border between the two countries. No injuries were

News

Israelis protest over high cost of living

Many public services in Israel have been at a standstill after local authority workers went on a one-day strike in protest over the high cost of

Many public services in Israel have been at a standstill after local authority workers went on a one-day strike in protest over the high cost of

News

Deadly tornado wreaks havoc in Russian city

It has been dubbed Russia’s first ever “city tornado.” A twister has brought terror to Blagoveshchensk in the country’s far east, near the Chinese

It has been dubbed Russia’s first ever “city tornado.” A twister has brought terror to Blagoveshchensk in the country’s far east, near the Chinese

News

Public transport fares soar in debt-hit Portugal

August has got off to an expensive start for public transport users in debt-burdened Portugal with fares soaring as part of an austerity drive

August has got off to an expensive start for public transport users in debt-burdened Portugal with fares soaring as part of an austerity drive

News

Italian police and migrants clash; 30 injured

Passers by and police were among at least 30 people injured when migrants staged an angry protest near the southern Italian city of Bari

Passers by and police were among at least 30 people injured when migrants staged an angry protest near the southern Italian city of Bari

News

Norway to hold day of mourning on August 21

Norway will hold a day of mourning on August 21 to remember the victims of the country’s worst attacks since World War Two. Funerals have begun for

Norway will hold a day of mourning on August 21 to remember the victims of the country’s worst attacks since World War Two. Funerals have begun for

Business

Euro zone factory growth stalls in July

Manufacturing in the euro zone expanded in July at the weakest rate since the 2009 recession, adding to concerns over world economic growth. The

Manufacturing in the euro zone expanded in July at the weakest rate since the 2009 recession, adding to concerns over world economic growth. The

Science_technology

Surgery under hypnosis

In an operating theatre in the Saint Luc University hospital in Brussels, the anaesthetist is also a hypnotist. Belgium is in the forefront of using

In an operating theatre in the Saint Luc University hospital in Brussels, the anaesthetist is also a hypnotist. Belgium is in the forefront of using

Business

HSBC cuts 30,000 jobs

HSBC is to cut 30,000 workers as it pulls out of countries where it is struggling to compete. Five thousand jobs are already going following

HSBC is to cut 30,000 workers as it pulls out of countries where it is struggling to compete. Five thousand jobs are already going following

Business

EADS buys satellite communications firm

EADS is to pay 673 million euros for the satellite communications service provider Vizada. It is the latest of a series of deals the European

EADS is to pay 673 million euros for the satellite communications service provider Vizada. It is the latest of a series of deals the European

News

Congress to vote on last-minute US debt deal

Congress is due to vote today on an eleventh-hour debt deal between Republicans and Democrats to save the US economy from default. The plan would

Congress is due to vote today on an eleventh-hour debt deal between Republicans and Democrats to save the US economy from default. The plan would

Special_reports

Ashoka - a success for social enterprise

The most innovative minds have come together for one week only to brainstorm ways to make the world a better place. Ashoka, the worlds leading

The most innovative minds have come together for one week only to brainstorm ways to make the world a better place. Ashoka, the worlds leading

Culture

Turkish Passport WWII Jews' salvation

The film “The Turkish Passport” combines dramatic reenactments with documentary testimony to tell a little-known tale from more than 60 years ago, of

The film “The Turkish Passport” combines dramatic reenactments with documentary testimony to tell a little-known tale from more than 60 years ago, of

Culture

Salzburg Festival: Mozart and then some

The 91st Salzburg classical opera Festival is under way in the Austrian city where Mozart was born. The Marriage of Figaro opened the event. Among

The 91st Salzburg classical opera Festival is under way in the Austrian city where Mozart was born. The Marriage of Figaro opened the event. Among

Nocomment

Shots on Israel-Lebanon border

There was a brief exchange of gunfire between Israeli and Lebanese soldiers along the border between the two countries. No injuries were reported but

There was a brief exchange of gunfire between Israeli and Lebanese soldiers along the border between the two countries. No injuries were reported but

News

Aid groups vaccinate children in Horn of Africa

Emergency vaccinations have begun in the world’s biggest refugee camp, where thousands fleeing famine are also at risk of disease. The aim is to

Emergency vaccinations have begun in the world’s biggest refugee camp, where thousands fleeing famine are also at risk of disease. The aim is to

News

Assad hails Syrian troops for fighting 'warped plot'

President Bashar al-Assad of Syria has praised his armed forces in the face of what he called a “warped plot” against the country. In a speech

President Bashar al-Assad of Syria has praised his armed forces in the face of what he called a “warped plot” against the country. In a speech

News

European markets welcome US debt deal

European markets have welcomed the deal to raise the US debt ceiling, easing worries about a potential default or credit downgrade. Stock markets

European markets have welcomed the deal to raise the US debt ceiling, easing worries about a potential default or credit downgrade. Stock markets

News

Mexican gang suspect 'admits 1,500 murders'

Police in Mexico say a suspected gang leader they have arrested has confessed to ordering the murder of 1,500 people. Jose Antonio Acosta

Police in Mexico say a suspected gang leader they have arrested has confessed to ordering the murder of 1,500 people. Jose Antonio Acosta