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2011-09-22

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Papandreou tells Greeks 'don't waste sacrifices'

Amid a one-day transport strike in Greece, a few thousand students and teachers joined the protest against austerity measures by marching through

Amid a one-day transport strike in Greece, a few thousand students and teachers joined the protest against austerity measures by marching through

Europe

Schengen expansion vetoed

Bulgaria and Romania have been blocked from entering the EU’s passport-free Schengen zone by Finland and the Netherlands. Under pressure from within

Bulgaria and Romania have been blocked from entering the EU’s passport-free Schengen zone by Finland and the Netherlands. Under pressure from within

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EU blamed for mistreating migrants in Greece

Human Rights Watch is accusing the EU of subjecting migrants captured along Greece’s border with Turkey to inhuman and abusive conditions. The

Human Rights Watch is accusing the EU of subjecting migrants captured along Greece’s border with Turkey to inhuman and abusive conditions. The

News

Red Cross urges global food price action

To discuss the international concerns of feeding the world’s populations, euronews spoke to Matthias Schmale, a senior official with the Red Cross

To discuss the international concerns of feeding the world’s populations, euronews spoke to Matthias Schmale, a senior official with the Red Cross

Sport

South Africa outclass Namibia

Defending champions South Africa produced a stunning performance to thump Namibia 87-0 at the Rugby World Cup in New Zealand on Thursday. Winger

Defending champions South Africa produced a stunning performance to thump Namibia 87-0 at the Rugby World Cup in New Zealand on Thursday. Winger

Sport

Rangnick steps down

Schalke coach Ralf Rangnick stepped down from his duties at the Veltins Arena on Thursday, citing medical reasons for his decision. The 53 year

Schalke coach Ralf Rangnick stepped down from his duties at the Veltins Arena on Thursday, citing medical reasons for his decision. The 53 year

News

'Don't confuse power with justice', Pope tells German politicians

The Pope has begun his visit to his native Germany and called on politicians to beware confusing power with justice. In a speech to parliament’s

The Pope has begun his visit to his native Germany and called on politicians to beware confusing power with justice. In a speech to parliament’s

Business

World stocks tumble on recession fears

Mounting fears that the global economy is slipping back into recession washed through financial markets world-wide on Thursday. Shares in Europe

Mounting fears that the global economy is slipping back into recession washed through financial markets world-wide on Thursday. Shares in Europe

Business

IMF's Lagarde highlights global economic risks‎

As the financial markets tumbled on Thursday, the head of the International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde,warned the crises in the European Union

As the financial markets tumbled on Thursday, the head of the International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde,warned the crises in the European Union

News

Ukraine at the crossroads

This is a crucial year for Ukraine and especially for its international relations with both Russia and Europe.   That was the backdrop to this

This is a crucial year for Ukraine and especially for its international relations with both Russia and Europe.   That was the backdrop to this

Culture

Femme Fatale tour hits Europe

Britney Spears is back on the road with her Femme Fatale Tour, playing a string of European dates this autumn followed by a dash round South America

Britney Spears is back on the road with her Femme Fatale Tour, playing a string of European dates this autumn followed by a dash round South America

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Anti-Gaddafi forces hindered by bad organisation

Poor organisation is hampering the efforts of anti-Gaddafi forces to take control of the last bastions of support for the ousted Libyan

Poor organisation is hampering the efforts of anti-Gaddafi forces to take control of the last bastions of support for the ousted Libyan

News

Britain makes Bloody Sunday payout offer

The British government has offered to pay compensation to the families of the victims of Bloody Sunday. Paratroopers opened fire on protesters in

The British government has offered to pay compensation to the families of the victims of Bloody Sunday. Paratroopers opened fire on protesters in

News

Conservative Catholics on trial in France

An association with links to a secretive Catholic group is in the dock in France over a woman’s claims that she was forced to work for over a decade

An association with links to a secretive Catholic group is in the dock in France over a woman’s claims that she was forced to work for over a decade

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Pope's visit met by protests

A small group of protesters in Berlin took advantage of the the Pope’s visit to voice their support for victims of abuse within the Catholic Church

A small group of protesters in Berlin took advantage of the the Pope’s visit to voice their support for victims of abuse within the Catholic Church

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UK shocked at cage-fighting for kids

They are images that have sent shock-waves through Britain. And now police are investigating whether a child cage fight involving boys as young as

They are images that have sent shock-waves through Britain. And now police are investigating whether a child cage fight involving boys as young as

News

Catalonia prepares for controversial bullfighting ban 

The Spanish tradition of bullfighting is about to come to an end in the country’s autonomous Catalonia region.    Barcelona’s last ‘corrida’ will

The Spanish tradition of bullfighting is about to come to an end in the country’s autonomous Catalonia region.    Barcelona’s last ‘corrida’ will

Nocomment

Typhoon brings misery to Japan

A powerful typhoon struck Japan on Wednesday, pummelling the Tokyo area with heavy rain, disrupting public transportation and leaving four people

A powerful typhoon struck Japan on Wednesday, pummelling the Tokyo area with heavy rain, disrupting public transportation and leaving four people

News

US rock legends REM split after three decades

It’s the end of the world as we know it! Legendary rockers REM have split up after more than 30 years of generating hits and selling millions of

It’s the end of the world as we know it! Legendary rockers REM have split up after more than 30 years of generating hits and selling millions of

Science_technology

A car with no driver

A car really is driving through the Berlin traffic all by itself. The co-driver is only there to assuage the safety concerns of the German

A car really is driving through the Berlin traffic all by itself. The co-driver is only there to assuage the safety concerns of the German

News

Palestinian Christians support independent state

The main Christian denominations in East Jerusalem, the West Bank and Gaza have issued a joint statement supporting the establishment of a

The main Christian denominations in East Jerusalem, the West Bank and Gaza have issued a joint statement supporting the establishment of a

Culture

Iranian Superstar Mohammad-Reza Shajarian tour

To most people in Iran, Mohammad-Reza Shajarian is a superstar – but the authorities loathe him and his music and have made it difficult for him to

To most people in Iran, Mohammad-Reza Shajarian is a superstar – but the authorities loathe him and his music and have made it difficult for him to

Business

Shares slump on US, Chinese, German weakness

A grim outlook for the US economy from the Federal Reserve and signs of slowing in China and Germany drove world financial markets deep into the red

A grim outlook for the US economy from the Federal Reserve and signs of slowing in China and Germany drove world financial markets deep into the red

Business

BNP denies Qatar investment talks

BNP Paribas has denied reports that it is in talks about selling a stake to the Gulf state of Qatar. Chief Executive Officer Baudoin Prot told

BNP Paribas has denied reports that it is in talks about selling a stake to the Gulf state of Qatar. Chief Executive Officer Baudoin Prot told

Business

ECB warns of debt crisis threat to euro

The euro is in danger due to member states’ runaway spending and the subsequent sovereign debt crisis. So says a European Central Bank study that

The euro is in danger due to member states’ runaway spending and the subsequent sovereign debt crisis. So says a European Central Bank study that

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Greece hit by one-day transport strike against cuts

Transport in Greece has been severely disrupted as workers stage a 24-hour strike against renewed austerity measures designed to save the country

Transport in Greece has been severely disrupted as workers stage a 24-hour strike against renewed austerity measures designed to save the country

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Back in the Day: Bob Marley's last live show

September 23, 1980. Bob Marley performs at what will be his last ever live concert at the Stanley Theatre in Pittsburgh, USA. Three years earlier

September 23, 1980. Bob Marley performs at what will be his last ever live concert at the Stanley Theatre in Pittsburgh, USA. Three years earlier

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Double car bomb attack in Russia's Dagestan

Islamist rebels have said they carried out a dual car bomb attack in the Dagestan region of Russia’s North Caucasus. Police say one explosion was

Islamist rebels have said they carried out a dual car bomb attack in the Dagestan region of Russia’s North Caucasus. Police say one explosion was

Science_technology

A satellite's story

Everything must come to an end. That is true for humanity and for satellites. After 16 years of loyal service observing our earth the ERS satellite

Everything must come to an end. That is true for humanity and for satellites. After 16 years of loyal service observing our earth the ERS satellite