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2011-10-20

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ETA calls end to armed conflict

The Basque separatist group ETA has brought half a century of bloodshed to an historic end. In a video on the website of the Basque Gara newspaper

The Basque separatist group ETA has brought half a century of bloodshed to an historic end. In a video on the website of the Basque Gara newspaper

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EU 'foreigners' role in Swiss elections

In a climate of anticipation ahead of federal elections coming up this weekend in Switzerland, euronews spoke to Anne-Frédérique Widmann, head of

In a climate of anticipation ahead of federal elections coming up this weekend in Switzerland, euronews spoke to Anne-Frédérique Widmann, head of

Culture

The Vienna Philharmonic does Sydney

From the Blue Danube to Down Under; from refined, sophisticated Vienna to outdoorsy, hedonistic Sydney – the recent Antipodean tour of the Vienna

From the Blue Danube to Down Under; from refined, sophisticated Vienna to outdoorsy, hedonistic Sydney – the recent Antipodean tour of the Vienna

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International leaders react to Gaddafi's death

Prime Minister of the United Kingdom David Cameron, was one of many international leaders to give his reaction to the death of Col. Gaddafi. He began

Prime Minister of the United Kingdom David Cameron, was one of many international leaders to give his reaction to the death of Col. Gaddafi. He began

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NTC announce Gaddafi demise

Whilst Libyans poured out on to the streets to celebrate National Transitional Council spokesman and vice chairman Abdel Hafez Ghoga officially

Whilst Libyans poured out on to the streets to celebrate National Transitional Council spokesman and vice chairman Abdel Hafez Ghoga officially

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EU immigration a Swiss election issue

The Swiss go to the polls this weekend for federal elections. More than one third of them say they will base their vote on immigration policy

The Swiss go to the polls this weekend for federal elections. More than one third of them say they will base their vote on immigration policy

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Ukraine's president defends Tymoshenko trial

Ukraine’s ambitions to join the EU were expected to take a big step forward this week during a visit by President Viktor Yanukovic to Brussels

Ukraine’s ambitions to join the EU were expected to take a big step forward this week during a visit by President Viktor Yanukovic to Brussels

Sport

May the rugby Gods favour France.

That’s what parishioners of this church in the South west of the country will be praying for ahead of Sunday’s rugby world cup final against New

That’s what parishioners of this church in the South west of the country will be praying for ahead of Sunday’s rugby world cup final against New

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'Merkozy' alone cannot save EU

Paris and Berlin still disagree over how to strengthen the European Financial Stability Facility, EFSF, which is seen as vital for the future of the

Paris and Berlin still disagree over how to strengthen the European Financial Stability Facility, EFSF, which is seen as vital for the future of the

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Turkish forces hunt PKK in Northern Iraq

Upwards of 1,000 Turkish troops, backed by helicopter gunships, are attacking Kurdish militants in northern Iraq. The Turkish government says the

Upwards of 1,000 Turkish troops, backed by helicopter gunships, are attacking Kurdish militants in northern Iraq. The Turkish government says the

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Greeks turn on Greeks as fury turns violent

A man injured in demonstrations in Greece over sweeping new austerity measures has died, according to local media. The man, a union member in his

A man injured in demonstrations in Greece over sweeping new austerity measures has died, according to local media. The man, a union member in his

Culture

Miro art show opens in Barcelona

The Fundacio Joan Miro in Barcelona is showing the most comprehensive exhibition of the Spanish artist’s work in the past 20 years. The display –

The Fundacio Joan Miro in Barcelona is showing the most comprehensive exhibition of the Spanish artist’s work in the past 20 years. The display –

Culture

The Artist screens at London Film Festival

After receiving awards and critical acclaim at Cannes, The Artist got the red carpet treatment at the BFI London Film Festival. Jean Dujardin, who

After receiving awards and critical acclaim at Cannes, The Artist got the red carpet treatment at the BFI London Film Festival. Jean Dujardin, who

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The final battle for Sirte is over

The sight and sounds of celebrations filled the air in the coastal town of Sirte since early on Thursday morning. Libyan interim government

The sight and sounds of celebrations filled the air in the coastal town of Sirte since early on Thursday morning. Libyan interim government

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Tripoli rejoices as it follows events in Sirte

In Tripoli the unfolding events in Sirte sparked spontaneous scenes of joy and celebration. The capital, captured by NTC forces on 23rd of August

In Tripoli the unfolding events in Sirte sparked spontaneous scenes of joy and celebration. The capital, captured by NTC forces on 23rd of August

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Greek protesters turn on each other

Clashes have broken out between rival groups of protesters in front of the Greek parliament where lawmakers are due to vote on sweeping new austerity

Clashes have broken out between rival groups of protesters in front of the Greek parliament where lawmakers are due to vote on sweeping new austerity

Europe

The Greek crisis: assessing the EU's response

It has been two years since cracks first started appearing in the single currency. Markets were spooked when Greece admitted in October 2009 that

It has been two years since cracks first started appearing in the single currency. Markets were spooked when Greece admitted in October 2009 that

Business

Alleged UBS rogue trader in court

UBS trader Kweku Adoboli, who is accused of unauthorised trading which the Swiss bank says cost it 1.7 billion euros has appeared in court again

UBS trader Kweku Adoboli, who is accused of unauthorised trading which the Swiss bank says cost it 1.7 billion euros has appeared in court again

Science_technology

Internet data: travelling light

These two laptops are transferring data to each other at a speed of 10 megabits per second – using just light. Scientists in Germany and elsewhere

These two laptops are transferring data to each other at a speed of 10 megabits per second – using just light. Scientists in Germany and elsewhere

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Back in the Day: Edison's bright breakthrough

October 21, 1879. Prolific inventor and entrepreneur Thomas Edison announces the first successful test of an electric light bulb capable of staying

October 21, 1879. Prolific inventor and entrepreneur Thomas Edison announces the first successful test of an electric light bulb capable of staying

Business

Swift payment of Greek aid urged by troika - report

The European Union, IMF and European Central Bank’s ‘troika’ mission to Greece is recommending paying out a sixth instalment of aid to Athens “as

The European Union, IMF and European Central Bank’s ‘troika’ mission to Greece is recommending paying out a sixth instalment of aid to Athens “as

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Once upon a time in the West Gaddafi had friends

Gaddafi’s relationship with the West was going through something of a renaissance before the uprising began in February. He came bearing gifts —

Gaddafi’s relationship with the West was going through something of a renaissance before the uprising began in February. He came bearing gifts —

Business

Dexia clears way for full dismantlement

Bailed-out financial group Dexia has cleared the way for its full breakup. The board of directors has given final clearance for the

Bailed-out financial group Dexia has cleared the way for its full breakup. The board of directors has given final clearance for the

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Cuts that threaten to starve European food aid

Every morning, Arnaud Langlais and his team scour the stalls at the biggest wholesale fruit and vegetable market in Europe, Rungis in France. Their

Every morning, Arnaud Langlais and his team scour the stalls at the biggest wholesale fruit and vegetable market in Europe, Rungis in France. Their

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Crowds keep up pressure on Greek parliament

Greece’s mass protest and strike has entered its second day as parliament prepares to hold its final vote on the latest round of austerity measures

Greece’s mass protest and strike has entered its second day as parliament prepares to hold its final vote on the latest round of austerity measures

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Galileo has to wait for blast off into space

In French Guiana the Russian Soyuz rocket with its payload Galileo satellites is static. Its scheduled launch on Thursday morning was delayed due to

In French Guiana the Russian Soyuz rocket with its payload Galileo satellites is static. Its scheduled launch on Thursday morning was delayed due to

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Talks to tackle the euro zone debt stall

Key European political leaders became embroiled in the eurozone debt drama as they gathered in the Frankfurt Opera house to mark the end of

Key European political leaders became embroiled in the eurozone debt drama as they gathered in the Frankfurt Opera house to mark the end of

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NATO troops move in on Kosovo Serb roadblocks

NATO forces in Kosovo have deployed teargas and tanks to clear barriers to a disputed border crossing into Serbia. Hundreds of Kosovo Serbs had

NATO forces in Kosovo have deployed teargas and tanks to clear barriers to a disputed border crossing into Serbia. Hundreds of Kosovo Serbs had

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Austerity brings out anger in Athens

A general strike in Greece on Wednesday over parliament’s vote on new austerity measures turned into running battles between protesters and police.

A general strike in Greece on Wednesday over parliament’s vote on new austerity measures turned into running battles between protesters and police.