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2011-11-14

Sport

Last chance saloon in Euro play-offs

Portugal has one of the world’s greatest players in Christiano Ronaldo yet sealing a place with Europe’s elite for the 2012 Championships has been

Portugal has one of the world’s greatest players in Christiano Ronaldo yet sealing a place with Europe’s elite for the 2012 Championships has been

Europe

EU extends sanctions on Syria

EU foreign ministers gathered in Brussels to add their weight to the growing international pressure on Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s regime

EU foreign ministers gathered in Brussels to add their weight to the growing international pressure on Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s regime

News

Political analyst: 'I believe Monti can rescue Italy'

The appointment of Italy’s new prime minister has been met with a mixed reaction. The markets have not thrown overwhelming support behind Mario

The appointment of Italy’s new prime minister has been met with a mixed reaction. The markets have not thrown overwhelming support behind Mario

Business

Greece: new leader, same problems

Greece may have a new coalition government, but the problems and the anger are still the same, with yet more anti-austerity rallies planned this

Greece may have a new coalition government, but the problems and the anger are still the same, with yet more anti-austerity rallies planned this

News

Arab League's limited Syria gesture

Syria’s instability defies estimates of how many still stand behind President Assad, but this was a weekend demonstration by his supporters. The

Syria’s instability defies estimates of how many still stand behind President Assad, but this was a weekend demonstration by his supporters. The

News

Papademos spells out harsh reality ahead for Greece

The Greek parliament has begun debating the new coalition government’s policies ahead of a confidence vote on Wednesday. It should determine

The Greek parliament has begun debating the new coalition government’s policies ahead of a confidence vote on Wednesday. It should determine

Science_technology

Aboard the Dreamliner

Euronews François Chignac meets Randy Tinseth, vice president of Boeing commercial airplanes marketing department, on board the 787 Dreamliner at the

Euronews François Chignac meets Randy Tinseth, vice president of Boeing commercial airplanes marketing department, on board the 787 Dreamliner at the

News

South Ossetia vote enters run-off

Kremlin-backed Anatoly Bibilov faces a run-off the first-ever presidential election in South Ossetia. Bibilov, the current emergencies minister, is

Kremlin-backed Anatoly Bibilov faces a run-off the first-ever presidential election in South Ossetia. Bibilov, the current emergencies minister, is

News

Streep visits London to promote Thatcher film

US actress Meryl Streep has visited London’s Westminster to promote her new film ‘The Iron Lady’. The movie is a biopic of former British prime

US actress Meryl Streep has visited London’s Westminster to promote her new film ‘The Iron Lady’. The movie is a biopic of former British prime

News

Riot police clear out Occupy Oakland protest

Riot police have cleared out a weekend-old anti-capitalism demonstration in Oakland, California. Protesters appeared to put up little resistance to

Riot police have cleared out a weekend-old anti-capitalism demonstration in Oakland, California. Protesters appeared to put up little resistance to

Sport

Guti good to go as club releases midfielder

Soccer Spanish legend, Guti has quit Turkish club Besiktas. The club has refused to comment though it is understood his contract was terminated after

Soccer Spanish legend, Guti has quit Turkish club Besiktas. The club has refused to comment though it is understood his contract was terminated after

Science_technology

Airbus' neo boost at Dubai

Fuel economy continues to be a big driver of plane sales and at the Dubai Airshow green is the word. While it develops its rival to Boeing’s

Fuel economy continues to be a big driver of plane sales and at the Dubai Airshow green is the word. While it develops its rival to Boeing’s

News

Merkel calls for political union in Europe

The German Chancellor Angela Merkel has called Europe’s debt crisis the continent’s “toughest hour since World War II.” She was addressing the

The German Chancellor Angela Merkel has called Europe’s debt crisis the continent’s “toughest hour since World War II.” She was addressing the

Europe

EU foreign ministers increase pressure on Syria

With international pressure mounting on Syria following its suspension from the Arab League, EU foreign ministers have gathered in Brussels to thrash

With international pressure mounting on Syria following its suspension from the Arab League, EU foreign ministers have gathered in Brussels to thrash

News

Norway killer appears in open court

The anti-Muslim militant who confessed to slaughtering 77 people in Oslo in July appeared before a judge in the Norwegian capital on Monday. It was

The anti-Muslim militant who confessed to slaughtering 77 people in Oslo in July appeared before a judge in the Norwegian capital on Monday. It was

News

France thanks Oman over Yemen hostages' release

Three French aid workers freed after being held hostage in Yemen for five months have returned to France. They had been kidnapped in the southern

Three French aid workers freed after being held hostage in Yemen for five months have returned to France. They had been kidnapped in the southern

Culture

Sydney's seaside sculpture show

Each year Sydney’s Pacific Coast is turned into a massive outdoor art gallery. Sculpture by the Sea, which stretches from Bondi Beach to Tamarama, is

Each year Sydney’s Pacific Coast is turned into a massive outdoor art gallery. Sculpture by the Sea, which stretches from Bondi Beach to Tamarama, is

Culture

Wallace & Gromit creators say industry in 'crisis'

Creators of Wallace and Gromit and Shaun the Sheep, the Oscar-winning studio Aardman has said Britain’s television animation industry is in

Creators of Wallace and Gromit and Shaun the Sheep, the Oscar-winning studio Aardman has said Britain’s television animation industry is in

News

Iran says blast at military base was 'caused by Israel'

Iran’s Supreme Leader has attended the joint funerals of 17 soldiers killed in an explosion at a Revolutionary Guards arms depot. Among the dead

Iran’s Supreme Leader has attended the joint funerals of 17 soldiers killed in an explosion at a Revolutionary Guards arms depot. Among the dead

News

Italy faces tough austerity as debt repayments loom

Rescuing Italy’s economy is of the utmost importance for eurozone members and tough austerity measures have been been demanded of Italy’s new

Rescuing Italy’s economy is of the utmost importance for eurozone members and tough austerity measures have been been demanded of Italy’s new

Science_technology

Game Story: From Pacman to Call of Duty

The exhibition ‘Game Story’ traces the history of the video game from its humble beginnings in the 1970s; ‘Space Invaders’ and ‘Pacman’, to modern

The exhibition ‘Game Story’ traces the history of the video game from its humble beginnings in the 1970s; ‘Space Invaders’ and ‘Pacman’, to modern

News

Syria blasts 'dangerous' Arab League suspension

Syria has condemned its suspension from the Arab League as a “dangerous step”. Foreign Minister Walid Al-Moualem attacked the organisation for

Syria has condemned its suspension from the Arab League as a “dangerous step”. Foreign Minister Walid Al-Moualem attacked the organisation for

News

Iran buries missile chief killed in depot blast

Iran’s Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, has attended the joint funerals of 17 soldiers killed in an explosion at a Revolutionary Guards arms

Iran’s Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, has attended the joint funerals of 17 soldiers killed in an explosion at a Revolutionary Guards arms

Business

Japan exits recession

Japan’s economy has rebounded. It expanding by 1.5 percent in the third quarter and six percent year on year. It is recovering from a recession

Japan’s economy has rebounded. It expanding by 1.5 percent in the third quarter and six percent year on year. It is recovering from a recession

Business

Portugal slips deeper into recession

In the three months to September Portugal’s economy shrank by 0.4 percent compared with the previous quarter. Portugal’s National Statistics

In the three months to September Portugal’s economy shrank by 0.4 percent compared with the previous quarter. Portugal’s National Statistics

Nocomment

Thailand: water level falling

The level of the flood waters is falling in Bangkok after the deluge that submerged the country, leaving almost 540 people dead.

The level of the flood waters is falling in Bangkok after the deluge that submerged the country, leaving almost 540 people dead.

Nocomment

China restaurant blast kills seven

An explosion in a fast food restaurant caused by a liquefied petroleum gas leak killed seven people and injured 31 in Xi’an, China’s Shaanxi Province.

An explosion in a fast food restaurant caused by a liquefied petroleum gas leak killed seven people and injured 31 in Xi’an, China’s Shaanxi Province.

News

Monti rushes to form technocrat government in Italy

Italy’s new prime minister Mario Monti has begun assembling a team of non-political experts as he tries to put together a new government capable of

Italy’s new prime minister Mario Monti has begun assembling a team of non-political experts as he tries to put together a new government capable of

Science_technology

Dubai Airshow 2011 opens its doors

Spain’s Juan Carlos I joined Emir Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoumwas in the United Arab Emirates on Friday, 11 November to officially open the 12th

Spain’s Juan Carlos I joined Emir Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoumwas in the United Arab Emirates on Friday, 11 November to officially open the 12th