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2011-08-04

Sport

Bundesliga begins

The 2011/2012 Bundesliga season begins on Friday when champions Borussia Dortmund kick start their title defence. The festivities of their title

The 2011/2012 Bundesliga season begins on Friday when champions Borussia Dortmund kick start their title defence. The festivities of their title

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Iranian leaders 'fear they will follow Mubarak'

Euronews’ exclusive interview with Iran’s President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad came on the day that the former Egyptian president, Hosni Mubarak, went on

Euronews’ exclusive interview with Iran’s President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad came on the day that the former Egyptian president, Hosni Mubarak, went on

Sport

Huget to miss Rugby World Cup

Yoann Huget has been dropped from France’s World Cup squad for failing to meet doping control obligations. The country’s Anti-Doping Agency (AFLD)

Yoann Huget has been dropped from France’s World Cup squad for failing to meet doping control obligations. The country’s Anti-Doping Agency (AFLD)

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Global community responds to Syrian bloodshed

People are still on the streets in Syria, despite a fresh crackdown by forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad. The defiance continues and is

People are still on the streets in Syria, despite a fresh crackdown by forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad. The defiance continues and is

Sport

Maradona touches down in Dubai

Diego Maradona touched down in Dubai late on Wednesday night ready for his stint as coach of Al Wasl. The 50-year-old former Argentina boss was

Diego Maradona touched down in Dubai late on Wednesday night ready for his stint as coach of Al Wasl. The 50-year-old former Argentina boss was

Sport

Former Japan defender dies

Former Japan international Naoki Matsuda died in hospital on Thursday at the age of 34. His death comes two days after collapsing from a suspected

Former Japan international Naoki Matsuda died in hospital on Thursday at the age of 34. His death comes two days after collapsing from a suspected

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Shares slump as economic outlook dims

Shares had their worst day in a year on Thursday. There was a massive sell off worldwide with investors gripped by fear about a global economic

Shares had their worst day in a year on Thursday. There was a massive sell off worldwide with investors gripped by fear about a global economic

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Debt crisis: Spain and Italy under pressure

In the midst of the worsening euro zone debt crisis Spain has survived a crucial test of its ability to sell government bonds. With the financial

In the midst of the worsening euro zone debt crisis Spain has survived a crucial test of its ability to sell government bonds. With the financial

Business

ECB buying bonds, increasing liquidity to banks

The European Central Bank has left its key interest rate unchanged at 1.5 percent in the face of an economic slowdown and debt market turmoil. In

The European Central Bank has left its key interest rate unchanged at 1.5 percent in the face of an economic slowdown and debt market turmoil. In

Business

Lloyds in the red from Irish loans and insurance mis-selling

Lloyds Banking Group has posted a first-half pre-tax loss the equivalent of 3.7 billion euros. The bank, which is 41 percent owned by the

Lloyds Banking Group has posted a first-half pre-tax loss the equivalent of 3.7 billion euros. The bank, which is 41 percent owned by the

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Top Polish officials resign over Smolensk crash

Poland’s new defence minister has dissolved the Air Force regiment responsible for transporting top state officials. It comes after a report

Poland’s new defence minister has dissolved the Air Force regiment responsible for transporting top state officials. It comes after a report

Culture

Euro 2012: Ukraine's goal

The European Championships are just around the corner and the Donbass Stadium is the pride of Ukraine. The hi-tech sports venue opened in 2009 after

The European Championships are just around the corner and the Donbass Stadium is the pride of Ukraine. The hi-tech sports venue opened in 2009 after

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Military manoeuvres in Ukraine

The ‘Rapid Trident’ joint Ukraine-NATO military exercise in western Ukraine involves 1,600 personnel from the US, Ukraine, Canada and neighbouring

The ‘Rapid Trident’ joint Ukraine-NATO military exercise in western Ukraine involves 1,600 personnel from the US, Ukraine, Canada and neighbouring

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London Zoo residents take a break from the heat

When the summer heat sets in, humans have several ways to overcome it. They can always take a trip to the pool, the beach, the cinema, or even just

When the summer heat sets in, humans have several ways to overcome it. They can always take a trip to the pool, the beach, the cinema, or even just

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Norway killer 'holding back information', say police

Norwegian police say Anders Breivik has told them again that he acted alone in the attacks that killed 77 people. The killer stayed silent when

Norwegian police say Anders Breivik has told them again that he acted alone in the attacks that killed 77 people. The killer stayed silent when

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Romania plans mass police sackings

Romania’s Interior Ministry said on Wednesday it wants to fire 10,000 police officers, accusing them of poor performance and being insufficiently

Romania’s Interior Ministry said on Wednesday it wants to fire 10,000 police officers, accusing them of poor performance and being insufficiently

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Former Beatle's ex-wife makes hacking claims

Heather Mills, the ex-wife of former Beatle Paul McCartney, said on Wednesday that a journalist working for Britain’s Daily Mirror tabloid admitted

Heather Mills, the ex-wife of former Beatle Paul McCartney, said on Wednesday that a journalist working for Britain’s Daily Mirror tabloid admitted

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German child killer wins damages payout

A convicted child murderer on Thursday won damages of 3,000 euros after police threatened to torture him. Magnus Gafgen won the payout after

A convicted child murderer on Thursday won damages of 3,000 euros after police threatened to torture him. Magnus Gafgen won the payout after

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'Moses Hightower' dies at the age of 66

Bubba Smith, the former NFL star turned actor, has died at the age of 66. He was best known for his role as Moses Hightower in the Police Academy

Bubba Smith, the former NFL star turned actor, has died at the age of 66. He was best known for his role as Moses Hightower in the Police Academy

Business

Shock Turkish rate cut

Turkey’s central bank has surprised the markets by cutting the cost of borrowing there; its benchmark interest rate has been reduced to an all-time

Turkey’s central bank has surprised the markets by cutting the cost of borrowing there; its benchmark interest rate has been reduced to an all-time

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Ahmadinejad - the full exclusive interview

Jon Davies, euronews:   Mr. President can I start with some compelling images which we saw today on Iranian TV, on TV throughout the Middle East and

Jon Davies, euronews:   Mr. President can I start with some compelling images which we saw today on Iranian TV, on TV throughout the Middle East and

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French court orders probe into IMF chief Lagarde

A French court on Thursday ordered an investigation into IMF chief Christine Lagarde for alleged abuse of authority in her previous job as French

A French court on Thursday ordered an investigation into IMF chief Christine Lagarde for alleged abuse of authority in her previous job as French

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Back in the Day: goodbye Norma Jean

August 5, 1962. American actress, singer and model Marilyn Monroe is found dead in her Los Angeles home after apparently taking an overdose of

August 5, 1962. American actress, singer and model Marilyn Monroe is found dead in her Los Angeles home after apparently taking an overdose of

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Turkish PM Erdogan names new generals

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan appointed four new senior generals on Thursday in a move seen as consolidating his control over the

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan appointed four new senior generals on Thursday in a move seen as consolidating his control over the

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Kunduz targeted in new Afghan attacks

A series of attacks in Afghanistan has claimed more victims. In the northern province of Kunduz a local intelligence chief was killed by a car bomb

A series of attacks in Afghanistan has claimed more victims. In the northern province of Kunduz a local intelligence chief was killed by a car bomb

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China silent on cyber attack accusations

There has been no official comment from China to accusations that it has been behind an extended campaign of cyber attacks targeting dozens of global

There has been no official comment from China to accusations that it has been behind an extended campaign of cyber attacks targeting dozens of global

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Syria 'to allow multi-party system'

As a bloody crackdown continues, Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad has reportedly issued a decree allowing a multi-party political system. But

As a bloody crackdown continues, Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad has reportedly issued a decree allowing a multi-party political system. But

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Chinese cab drivers strike in Hangzhou

Thousands of cab drivers strike in the eastern Chinese city of Hangzhou over rising fuel costs and low taxi fares.

Thousands of cab drivers strike in the eastern Chinese city of Hangzhou over rising fuel costs and low taxi fares.