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2011-11-02

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Pilot error to blame for ice hockey plane crash

A plane crash which wiped out an entire ice hockey team has been blamed on pilot error. The Yak-42 jet came down near the city of Yaroslavl about 300

A plane crash which wiped out an entire ice hockey team has been blamed on pilot error. The Yak-42 jet came down near the city of Yaroslavl about 300

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Archbishop of Caterbury calls for 'Robin Hood' tax

The Archbishop of Caterbury, Rowan Williams, has given his support to a muti-billion pound so called “Robin Hood” tax – also known as a Tobin tax –

The Archbishop of Caterbury, Rowan Williams, has given his support to a muti-billion pound so called “Robin Hood” tax – also known as a Tobin tax –

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G20 crisis meeting ahead of summit

Angela Merkel has rushed with other senior figures to a pre-G20 summit working dinner, hosted by Nicolas Sarcozy. The urgency of the meeting came

Angela Merkel has rushed with other senior figures to a pre-G20 summit working dinner, hosted by Nicolas Sarcozy. The urgency of the meeting came

Business

Federal Reserve lowers US growth forecast

The US central bank has slashed its forecast for economic growth there, raised its projections for unemployment, and suggested Europe’s debt crisis

The US central bank has slashed its forecast for economic growth there, raised its projections for unemployment, and suggested Europe’s debt crisis

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WISE Summit Arab Spring and education

The WISE education Summit in Doha, Qatar, brought together 1,300 education experts from 120 different countries. Meeting the educational challenges

The WISE education Summit in Doha, Qatar, brought together 1,300 education experts from 120 different countries. Meeting the educational challenges

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G20 protestors invade Nice

As a security ring of steel is thrown around the French riviera town of Cannes for the G20 summit the usual groups of anti-globalisation protestors

As a security ring of steel is thrown around the French riviera town of Cannes for the G20 summit the usual groups of anti-globalisation protestors

Europe

Papandreou punt turns drama into crisis

The Greek economic drama has once again turned into a political horror show following Prime Minister George Panandreou’s decision to hold a national

The Greek economic drama has once again turned into a political horror show following Prime Minister George Panandreou’s decision to hold a national

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Belarus rights activist on trial for tax evasion

The head of a human rights group has gone on trial for tax evasion in Belarus in a case activists say is politically motivated. Ales Belyatsky

The head of a human rights group has gone on trial for tax evasion in Belarus in a case activists say is politically motivated. Ales Belyatsky

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US troops feel they leave Iraq more stable

A definitive departure of American forces from Iraq has started at Al Assad US military airbase, the biggest in the country. Some 40,000 troops are

A definitive departure of American forces from Iraq has started at Al Assad US military airbase, the biggest in the country. Some 40,000 troops are

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Pilot error blamed for Russian ice hockey plane crash

Russian investigators have blamed pilot error for a plane crash that killed 44 people, including the Lokomotiv Yaroslavl professional ice hockey

Russian investigators have blamed pilot error for a plane crash that killed 44 people, including the Lokomotiv Yaroslavl professional ice hockey

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'Fission' scare hits Japan's crippled nuclear plant

A radioactive gas has been found at Japan’s tsunami-hit Fukushima nuclear power plant, raising fresh fears over its safety. Xenon gas, which could

A radioactive gas has been found at Japan’s tsunami-hit Fukushima nuclear power plant, raising fresh fears over its safety. Xenon gas, which could

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French tell Greeks to hurry up on debt deal

A Greek crisis meeting has been held in Paris with French Finance Minister Francois Baroin, Prime Minister Francois Fillon, the governor of the Bank

A Greek crisis meeting has been held in Paris with French Finance Minister Francois Baroin, Prime Minister Francois Fillon, the governor of the Bank

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Germany & Turkey celebrate 50 years of migration

Germany and Turkey have been celebrating 50 years of their ground-breaking Labour Pact, the process signed in October 1961 that opened the gates to

Germany and Turkey have been celebrating 50 years of their ground-breaking Labour Pact, the process signed in October 1961 that opened the gates to

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New Zealand: fresh fears stricken ship could break up

Salvage teams off New Zealand are preparing for the worst amid fears a cargo ship grounded on a reef for nearly a month could break up in bad

Salvage teams off New Zealand are preparing for the worst amid fears a cargo ship grounded on a reef for nearly a month could break up in bad

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Turks in Germany then and now

Ibrahim Esen is one of the 710,000 ‘gasterbeiter’ or guestworker Turks who were recruited for manpower in Germany between 1961 and 1973. He arrived

Ibrahim Esen is one of the 710,000 ‘gasterbeiter’ or guestworker Turks who were recruited for manpower in Germany between 1961 and 1973. He arrived

Nocomment

US troops start to move out of Iraq

US troops began leaving Iraq on Wednesday in the first stage of their withdrawal from the country that will continue until the end of the year.

US troops began leaving Iraq on Wednesday in the first stage of their withdrawal from the country that will continue until the end of the year.

Culture

Bros' Matt Goss finds fame in Vegas

Matt Goss has come a long way since his days as one third of British boy band Bros. The 43-year-old is now playing sell-out shows at Caesars Palace

Matt Goss has come a long way since his days as one third of British boy band Bros. The 43-year-old is now playing sell-out shows at Caesars Palace

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Catherine Ashton: time to put pressure on Syria

Fariba Mavaddat, euronews: Over the past year, Middle East and North Africa have seen monumental change sin their histories. As citizens across the

Fariba Mavaddat, euronews: Over the past year, Middle East and North Africa have seen monumental change sin their histories. As citizens across the

Culture

Sex strike and gender revolution in The Source

Fed up with their arduous daily task of fetching water, the women in a remote north African village decide to stage a sex strike until their husbands

Fed up with their arduous daily task of fetching water, the women in a remote north African village decide to stage a sex strike until their husbands

Business

German jobless rises

German unemployment unexpectedly rose in October adjusted for seasonal factors. That was the first increase since early last year. The unadjusted

German unemployment unexpectedly rose in October adjusted for seasonal factors. That was the first increase since early last year. The unadjusted

Business

Sony warns of another annual loss

Sony has surprised investors by warning it is heading for its fourth straight annual net loss; previously it had forecast a profit. Its TV business

Sony has surprised investors by warning it is heading for its fourth straight annual net loss; previously it had forecast a profit. Its TV business

Business

Euro zone factory data boosts recession fears

There has been another indicator that the debt crisis is dragging the euro zone’s economy back into recession as the latest business surveys showed

There has been another indicator that the debt crisis is dragging the euro zone’s economy back into recession as the latest business surveys showed

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Assange to decide on final appeal

WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange has 15 days to appeal against his extradition to Sweden. London’s High Court has ruled he has a case to answer on rape

WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange has 15 days to appeal against his extradition to Sweden. London’s High Court has ruled he has a case to answer on rape

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Jenni wins France's top literary award

Alexis Jenni has won France’s most prestigious literary prize, the 108-year-old Prix Goncourt, for his first novel ‘L’Art francais de la guerre’ or

Alexis Jenni has won France’s most prestigious literary prize, the 108-year-old Prix Goncourt, for his first novel ‘L’Art francais de la guerre’ or

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The Occupy Movement: what's your slogan?

The Occupy Movement has grown from a small gathering of a thousand or so people in Wall Street to a global, coordinated campaign. The self-styled

The Occupy Movement has grown from a small gathering of a thousand or so people in Wall Street to a global, coordinated campaign. The self-styled

Science_technology

Portuguese researchers resurrect the airship

The airship was one of mankind’s first flying machines. Its so-called Golden Age began in 1900 but was abruptly brought to an end in 1937 when the

The airship was one of mankind’s first flying machines. Its so-called Golden Age began in 1900 but was abruptly brought to an end in 1937 when the

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Greece: political turmoil and a military shake-up

A crisis cabinet meeting in Greece went on until the early hours and it was far from plain sailing for the increasingly isolated prime minister

A crisis cabinet meeting in Greece went on until the early hours and it was far from plain sailing for the increasingly isolated prime minister

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'Fortress' Cannes braces for G20 summit

Forget the film festival. The French Riviera resort of Cannes is shedding its black tie image for riot gear as it braces for a crucial G20

Forget the film festival. The French Riviera resort of Cannes is shedding its black tie image for riot gear as it braces for a crucial G20

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WikiLeaks founder Assange loses extradition fight

The WikiLeaks’ founder Julian Assange has lost his appeal against extradition from Britain to Sweden over sex crimes allegations. London’s High

The WikiLeaks’ founder Julian Assange has lost his appeal against extradition from Britain to Sweden over sex crimes allegations. London’s High