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2011-09-28

Business

Leap in demand for LPG debated in Doha

Where there is gas there is growth – that could be the motto of the liquefied petroleum gas industry, whose leading lights are in Doha in the Gulf

Where there is gas there is growth – that could be the motto of the liquefied petroleum gas industry, whose leading lights are in Doha in the Gulf

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Serbia walks out of EU-backed Kosovo talks

Serbia pulled out of EU-backed peace talks on Kosovo on Wednesday after fresh unrest in a disputed border region. The talks aim to settle a row

Serbia pulled out of EU-backed peace talks on Kosovo on Wednesday after fresh unrest in a disputed border region. The talks aim to settle a row

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Barroso on state of the EU

In his State of the Union address, European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso took some pains to avoid the same sort of criticism he heard

In his State of the Union address, European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso took some pains to avoid the same sort of criticism he heard

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German inflation spike creates dilemma for ECB

German inflation unexpectedly jumped this month to its highest level in three years. Annual consumer price inflation rose to 2.6 percent from2.4

German inflation unexpectedly jumped this month to its highest level in three years. Annual consumer price inflation rose to 2.6 percent from2.4

Business

Inspection time for Greece

The moment of truth is approaching for Greece as the inspectors who have to agree that the government is doing enough to cut its debts arrived back

The moment of truth is approaching for Greece as the inspectors who have to agree that the government is doing enough to cut its debts arrived back

Sport

Rugby World Cup: Georgia 25-9 Romania

Georgia produced a stunning performance to outclass rivals Romania 25-9 in Palmerston North on Wednesday. After a relatively slow start, Richard

Georgia produced a stunning performance to outclass rivals Romania 25-9 in Palmerston North on Wednesday. After a relatively slow start, Richard

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Cyprus blasts Turkey over gas

EU member Cyprus has a major natural gas find on its hands, which is complicating even further dealings with EU-candidate country Turkey. Unification

EU member Cyprus has a major natural gas find on its hands, which is complicating even further dealings with EU-candidate country Turkey. Unification

Europe

Barroso seeks MEPs support

This was no ordinary State of the Union address. President Barroso stood in front of MEPs in the European Parliament knowing the challenge facing

This was no ordinary State of the Union address. President Barroso stood in front of MEPs in the European Parliament knowing the challenge facing

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EU tells Ukraine to give Tymoschenko a fair trial

The European Union on Wednesday urged Ukraine to give former prime minister Yulia Tymoschenko a fair trial amid fears it is politically

The European Union on Wednesday urged Ukraine to give former prime minister Yulia Tymoschenko a fair trial amid fears it is politically

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Audio of incoherent Jackson played in US court

Shocking and emotional are the words being used to describe the testimony and evidence at the start of the Michael Jackson manslaughter trial. The

Shocking and emotional are the words being used to describe the testimony and evidence at the start of the Michael Jackson manslaughter trial. The

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UN review panel mulls Palestinian statehood bid

The UN Security Council has handed the Palestinian bid for full membership of the world body to a review panel, which will deliver its verdict within

The UN Security Council has handed the Palestinian bid for full membership of the world body to a review panel, which will deliver its verdict within

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Drilling row gets deeper as Turkey starts exploration

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has confirmed Turkey has begun drilling in the eastern Mediterranean, even though an exclusive economic

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has confirmed Turkey has begun drilling in the eastern Mediterranean, even though an exclusive economic

Europe

MEP's take 'Six Pack' rules off ice

Tougher rules are to be introduced for the EU’s most profligate states. After months of delay the European Parliament has finally taken the so called

Tougher rules are to be introduced for the EU’s most profligate states. After months of delay the European Parliament has finally taken the so called

Business

France still upbeat about growth, deficit goals

France has unveiled its proposed budget for next year. President Nicolas Sarozy’s conservative government has stuck with previous targets for growth

France has unveiled its proposed budget for next year. President Nicolas Sarozy’s conservative government has stuck with previous targets for growth

Business

iPhone fans poised for next model unveiling

The smartphone world is gearing up for the latest iPhone. Apple has invited media to a “special event” at its California headquarters next Tuesday

The smartphone world is gearing up for the latest iPhone. Apple has invited media to a “special event” at its California headquarters next Tuesday

Culture

Life is a bubble for some hotel guests in Paris

How would you fancy drifting off to sleep under the glow of the stars with the romantic city of Paris just a few kilometres down the road. Not far

How would you fancy drifting off to sleep under the glow of the stars with the romantic city of Paris just a few kilometres down the road. Not far

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Back in the Day: CERN goes atomic

On September 29, 1954, CERN was officially launched. The new European Organisation for Nuclear Research replaced a temporary body that had been in

On September 29, 1954, CERN was officially launched. The new European Organisation for Nuclear Research replaced a temporary body that had been in

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Serbia calls off EU-backed talks on Kosovo

EU-backed talks between Serbia and Kosovo have been called off as tension mounts near the north Kosovan border. Belgrade asked for negotiations to

EU-backed talks between Serbia and Kosovo have been called off as tension mounts near the north Kosovan border. Belgrade asked for negotiations to

Culture

The cartoons of the future on show in Poland

Which animated film will you be watching tomorrow? The answer could be found at the annual Cartoon Forum which this year was held in the Polish city

Which animated film will you be watching tomorrow? The answer could be found at the annual Cartoon Forum which this year was held in the Polish city

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Gaddafi reported to be near Algerian border

As Libyan forces continue their campaign to bring the remaining pro-Gaddafi strongholds under their control it has emerged the ousted leader may be

As Libyan forces continue their campaign to bring the remaining pro-Gaddafi strongholds under their control it has emerged the ousted leader may be

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Conrad Murray trial begins

California prosecutors played a recording of Michael Jackson’s voice just weeks before his death at the start of the trial of the doctor accused of

California prosecutors played a recording of Michael Jackson’s voice just weeks before his death at the start of the trial of the doctor accused of

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Back in the Day: jazz mourns Miles Davis

September 28, 1991. Miles Davis, one of the most influential musicians in the history of jazz, dies at a hospital in California at the age of 65

September 28, 1991. Miles Davis, one of the most influential musicians in the history of jazz, dies at a hospital in California at the age of 65

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Turkey takes a tougher stance on Syrian regime

The time for a diplomatic solution to the unrest in Syria may be running out. In a shift of policy, Turkey is now preparing a list of sanctions

The time for a diplomatic solution to the unrest in Syria may be running out. In a shift of policy, Turkey is now preparing a list of sanctions

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Turkish PM's minders fight with UN security staff

Security guards at the UN building based in New York have had their duties changed after fighting with Turkish security escorting the country’s Prime

Security guards at the UN building based in New York have had their duties changed after fighting with Turkish security escorting the country’s Prime

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Barroso urges economic union in face of euro crisis

The European Commission President has called for more economic integration to tackle the euro zone crisis.   In his annual State of the Union address

The European Commission President has called for more economic integration to tackle the euro zone crisis.   In his annual State of the Union address

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Anti-Roma protesters turn on government in Bulgaria

What began as protests against the Roma minority in Bulgaria has now grown into widespread anger at the country’s government. Sparked by the

What began as protests against the Roma minority in Bulgaria has now grown into widespread anger at the country’s government. Sparked by the

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Philippines starts to tidy up after Nesat

Typhoon Nesat has finally passed over the Philippines, but now the huge clean-up begins. At the moment, the death toll is 18, with another 35 people

Typhoon Nesat has finally passed over the Philippines, but now the huge clean-up begins. At the moment, the death toll is 18, with another 35 people

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Barroso outlines plans for EU financial transaction tax

The European Commission President has called for more economic integration and power at European level, to tackle the crisis in the eurozone. In

The European Commission President has called for more economic integration and power at European level, to tackle the crisis in the eurozone. In