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2011-11-08

News

NYPD puts Brooklyn Muslims under surveillance

An investigation by a news agency has revealed New York’s police department has been keeping track of Muslims in Brooklyn. Associated Press

An investigation by a news agency has revealed New York’s police department has been keeping track of Muslims in Brooklyn. Associated Press

Europe

Italy and Greece dominates EU finance discussions

Italy and Greece may not have been present in body as EU finance ministers met in Brussels, but they were certainly in spirit. The pressure on

Italy and Greece may not have been present in body as EU finance ministers met in Brussels, but they were certainly in spirit. The pressure on

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Game over for Berlusconi

Silvio Berlusconi has been able to bounce back over the years no matter what his detractors threw at him, including outside Milan Cathedral in 2009

Silvio Berlusconi has been able to bounce back over the years no matter what his detractors threw at him, including outside Milan Cathedral in 2009

News

Iran worked on nuclear weapons - IAEA

The United Nation’s nuclear watchdog says Iran has worked on developing a nuclear weapon and on research and testing for such arms. And, in its

The United Nation’s nuclear watchdog says Iran has worked on developing a nuclear weapon and on research and testing for such arms. And, in its

Business

Mixed picture from OPEC

The oil producers group has raised its medium and long-term forecasts for oil demand, even as it said there is uncertainty because of Europe’s

The oil producers group has raised its medium and long-term forecasts for oil demand, even as it said there is uncertainty because of Europe’s

Business

It's the economy Berlu

It is Italy’s parlous financial situation that has finally put Berlusconi on the ropes. As he skated on increasingly thin political ice and failed

It is Italy’s parlous financial situation that has finally put Berlusconi on the ropes. As he skated on increasingly thin political ice and failed

News

Facebook photo row in Germany

In Germany social website, Facebook has responded to a potential legal threat over software the site uses which identifies people. Users are

In Germany social website, Facebook has responded to a potential legal threat over software the site uses which identifies people. Users are

News

Anti-EU protest at the Acropolis

Many ordinary Greeks have little faith in a new government to save them from financial ruin – but they are not too impressed with the European Union

Many ordinary Greeks have little faith in a new government to save them from financial ruin – but they are not too impressed with the European Union

News

Spanish general election 2011 : parties

The political parties fielding candidates in these elections are representative of Spain’s multiple regional identities. Few parties are, like the

The political parties fielding candidates in these elections are representative of Spain’s multiple regional identities. Few parties are, like the

News

Papademos "named" as new Greek PM

There is no word officially but multiple sources are saying Lucas Papademos – former deputy head of the European Central Bank and the man who oversaw

There is no word officially but multiple sources are saying Lucas Papademos – former deputy head of the European Central Bank and the man who oversaw

Culture

Lebanese art showcases rich and complex history

The Royal College of Art in London has been host to an impressive collection of contemporary Lebanese art. The Association for the Promotion and

The Royal College of Art in London has been host to an impressive collection of contemporary Lebanese art. The Association for the Promotion and

Culture

Intouchables: the 'unoriginal' odd couple movie

The Intouchables pairs a wealthy, paralysed aristocrat with an unconventional carer. Once more the French cinematic tradition of caricaturing the

The Intouchables pairs a wealthy, paralysed aristocrat with an unconventional carer. Once more the French cinematic tradition of caricaturing the

Europe

Italy becoming euro zone's new big headache

As Italy threatens to take over from Greece at the heart of the euro zone debt crisis, European finance ministers have been meeting in

As Italy threatens to take over from Greece at the heart of the euro zone debt crisis, European finance ministers have been meeting in

Business

Gassing up Europe

The controversial Nord Stream pipeline which started operations on Tuesday takes an undersea rather than an overland route. That means gas going

The controversial Nord Stream pipeline which started operations on Tuesday takes an undersea rather than an overland route. That means gas going

Sport

2012 Dakar Rally route

After weeks of speculation, the route the 2012 Dakar Rally will take has finally been revealed. The 33rd edition, will go coast-to-coast across South

After weeks of speculation, the route the 2012 Dakar Rally will take has finally been revealed. The 33rd edition, will go coast-to-coast across South

News

Hollow victory pushes Berlusconi towards the exit door

It is now looking increasingly likely that Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi will be forced to step down.   He appears to have lost his

It is now looking increasingly likely that Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi will be forced to step down.   He appears to have lost his

News

Sarkozy reportedly cannot bear 'liar' Netanyahu

French President Nicolas Sarkozy called the Israeli Prime Minister ‘a liar’ during the G20 summit in Cannes. The remark about Benjamin Netanyahu

French President Nicolas Sarkozy called the Israeli Prime Minister ‘a liar’ during the G20 summit in Cannes. The remark about Benjamin Netanyahu

News

Italy: game over for Silvio Berlusconi?

It is now looking increasingly likely that Silvio Berlusconi, the prime minister of Italy, will be forced to step down. He was already on the

It is now looking increasingly likely that Silvio Berlusconi, the prime minister of Italy, will be forced to step down. He was already on the

Science_technology

Algae, friend or foe?

Is it the fuel of the future or an expensive annoyance? Scientists are having a field day extolling the many wonders of seaweed while others are

Is it the fuel of the future or an expensive annoyance? Scientists are having a field day extolling the many wonders of seaweed while others are

News

Greece to have new PM 'tonight'

Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou has bid goodbye to his cabinet colleagues and says the name of his successor should be known by Tuesday

Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou has bid goodbye to his cabinet colleagues and says the name of his successor should be known by Tuesday

News

Boycott and unrest marrs Liberia election

Tuesday’s presidential election in Liberia is going ahead despite the violence before the poll and calls for a boycott. Early in the day, turnout

Tuesday’s presidential election in Liberia is going ahead despite the violence before the poll and calls for a boycott. Early in the day, turnout

News

EU leaders celebrate Nord Stream gas switch on

Leaders from across the EU were in Lubmin on Germany’s Baltic coast on Tuesday to celebrate the switch-on of a new gas supply route from Russia to

Leaders from across the EU were in Lubmin on Germany’s Baltic coast on Tuesday to celebrate the switch-on of a new gas supply route from Russia to

Business

Greek losses drag SocGen profit down

Societe Generale has posted a slump in quarterly profits; it was hit by charges including losses on money it has loaned to Greece.   France’s

Societe Generale has posted a slump in quarterly profits; it was hit by charges including losses on money it has loaned to Greece.   France’s

News

Berlusconi deserted by top ally ahead of crucial vote

The prime minister of Italy, Silvio Berlusconi, has been dealt a bitter blow by one of his closest political allies just hours before a crucial vote

The prime minister of Italy, Silvio Berlusconi, has been dealt a bitter blow by one of his closest political allies just hours before a crucial vote

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Sarkozy reportedly tells Obama: Netanyahu is a 'liar'

Overhearing a private chat between two world leaders is something of a journalist’s dream and a diplomat’s nightmare.   And that is what several

Overhearing a private chat between two world leaders is something of a journalist’s dream and a diplomat’s nightmare.   And that is what several

Science_technology

Dubai Airshow bigger than ever

There is no doubt the aviation industry has been affected by the attacks of September 11, 2001 and by the financial crisis. But it has received a

There is no doubt the aviation industry has been affected by the attacks of September 11, 2001 and by the financial crisis. But it has received a

News

Berlusconi deserted by top ally ahead of crucial vote

Italy’s Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has been dealt a bitter blow by one of his closest political allies just hours before a crucial vote on

Italy’s Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has been dealt a bitter blow by one of his closest political allies just hours before a crucial vote on

News

Strike brings transport system to a halt in Portugal

Metro stations were empty across Portugal as transport workers staged a strike in protest at the government’s austerity package. The measures include

Metro stations were empty across Portugal as transport workers staged a strike in protest at the government’s austerity package. The measures include

News

Greek wait for new leader continues

It is another day of waiting in Greece. A country on the verge of bankruptcy, a state without a leader. The daily newspaper, Ta Nea wrote, “Time is

It is another day of waiting in Greece. A country on the verge of bankruptcy, a state without a leader. The daily newspaper, Ta Nea wrote, “Time is

Nocomment

Russia marks October Revolution

The annual parade celebrating the anniversary of the Great October Revolution took place on Monday on the Red Square in Moscow.

The annual parade celebrating the anniversary of the Great October Revolution took place on Monday on the Red Square in Moscow.