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2011-11-29

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Russian optimism backed by hard work

Here is a young entrepreneur who is also a firm believer in Russia. His country has corruption, red tape problems, crime, a demographic crisis

Here is a young entrepreneur who is also a firm believer in Russia. His country has corruption, red tape problems, crime, a demographic crisis

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Anti-corruption campaign underway, as Egyptians go to the polls

Ballot boxes have been sealed after the final day of voting in the first stage of Egypt’s parliamentary polls. Turnout has been “massive” and

Ballot boxes have been sealed after the final day of voting in the first stage of Egypt’s parliamentary polls. Turnout has been “massive” and

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Searching for euro zone's big bail-out bazooka

Are we really witnessing the last moments of the single currency? Even though the euro zone appears to be racing towards an almighty crash, the

Are we really witnessing the last moments of the single currency? Even though the euro zone appears to be racing towards an almighty crash, the

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France battling recession blues

Solemn skies over Paris reflected a darkening mood in France over the economy, with predictions of an imminent credit rating downgrade. Standard and

Solemn skies over Paris reflected a darkening mood in France over the economy, with predictions of an imminent credit rating downgrade. Standard and

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Russian brain drain as young people look west

In happier times Russian university students could expect a bright future as part of the country’s elite. Instead the country is experiencing a

In happier times Russian university students could expect a bright future as part of the country’s elite. Instead the country is experiencing a

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Euro zone finance chiefs struggle to boost bail-out

The euro zone’s money men have held talks in Brussels on ways to boost the bloc’s emergency bail-out fund. It came as Italy’s borrowing hit record

The euro zone’s money men have held talks in Brussels on ways to boost the bloc’s emergency bail-out fund. It came as Italy’s borrowing hit record

Business

American Airlines files for bankruptcy

American Airlines and its parent company AMR Corp have filed for bankruptcy after failing to strike a deal with pilots over labour costs. The

American Airlines and its parent company AMR Corp have filed for bankruptcy after failing to strike a deal with pilots over labour costs. The

Sport

John Terry questioned by police

England international John Terry has been questioned in relation to allegations that he racially abused Queens Park Rangers defender Anton Ferdinand

England international John Terry has been questioned in relation to allegations that he racially abused Queens Park Rangers defender Anton Ferdinand

Sport

Raikkonen is back

Former World champion Kimi Raikkonen will return to Formula One next season after signing a two-year deal with Lotus on Tuesday. The 32 year old

Former World champion Kimi Raikkonen will return to Formula One next season after signing a two-year deal with Lotus on Tuesday. The 32 year old

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Jackson doctor gets maximum 4 years jail

The doctor convicted over the killing of Michael Jackson has been sentenced to a maximum four years in jail. Conrad Murray was found guilty of

The doctor convicted over the killing of Michael Jackson has been sentenced to a maximum four years in jail. Conrad Murray was found guilty of

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British diplomatic buildings stormed in Tehran

Protesters broke into two British diplomatic buildings in the Iranian capital, Tehran, on Tuesday, sparking an international outcry. A group of

Protesters broke into two British diplomatic buildings in the Iranian capital, Tehran, on Tuesday, sparking an international outcry. A group of

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Benkirane named as Morocco's new PM

Morocco’s King Mohamed has named Abdelilah Benkirane as the country’s new prime minister. Benkirane’s Justice and Development Party, a group of

Morocco’s King Mohamed has named Abdelilah Benkirane as the country’s new prime minister. Benkirane’s Justice and Development Party, a group of

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Gbagbo set to be handed over to Hague court

The International Criminal Court has issued an arrest warrant for former Ivory Coast leader Laurent Gbagbo, one of his lawyers said on Tuesday. The

The International Criminal Court has issued an arrest warrant for former Ivory Coast leader Laurent Gbagbo, one of his lawyers said on Tuesday. The

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Russia opens new missile warning station

In a move designed to put pressure on the US, Russia has opened a new missile, early-warning radar station. President Dmitry Medvedev ordered the

In a move designed to put pressure on the US, Russia has opened a new missile, early-warning radar station. President Dmitry Medvedev ordered the

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Protesters storm British embassy in Tehran

Iranian protesters have stormed the British embassy in Tehran. Windows have been smashed and the British flag burnt, replaced with the Iranian

Iranian protesters have stormed the British embassy in Tehran. Windows have been smashed and the British flag burnt, replaced with the Iranian

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Pakistan boycotts conference over NATO attack

Pakistan is said to be pulling out of an international conference on the future of Afghanistan, after 24 of its soldiers were killed in a

Pakistan is said to be pulling out of an international conference on the future of Afghanistan, after 24 of its soldiers were killed in a

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'Russia for Russians' strikes electoral chord

The demonstrators who paraded in Moscow on November 4 this year are being portrayed as a threat to the Russian authorities in the run-up to

The demonstrators who paraded in Moscow on November 4 this year are being portrayed as a threat to the Russian authorities in the run-up to

Culture

Paris display traces history of 'human zoos'

An exhibition in Paris traces the stories of the men, women and children taken from their homes in the colonies of the West and displayed like

An exhibition in Paris traces the stories of the men, women and children taken from their homes in the colonies of the West and displayed like

Culture

Israeli film Footnote on road to Oscars

The award-winning movie Footnote is on the way to the Academy Awards as Israel’s official entry in the Best Foreign Film category. Directed by Joseph

The award-winning movie Footnote is on the way to the Academy Awards as Israel’s official entry in the Best Foreign Film category. Directed by Joseph

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Russian Communists' new young voters

For more about the voters’ mood in Russia, euronews spoke with Gennady Zyuganov, the leader of the Communist party, the biggest in opposition

For more about the voters’ mood in Russia, euronews spoke with Gennady Zyuganov, the leader of the Communist party, the biggest in opposition

Science_technology

Play to learn at Serious Games show

Games are usually meant to be fun but those on show at the 7th Serious Games exhibition in the French city of Lyon are more about training and

Games are usually meant to be fun but those on show at the 7th Serious Games exhibition in the French city of Lyon are more about training and

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Russia tightening migrant rules

To discuss some of the aspects of migration in today’s Russia, euronews spoke with Vladimir Vasiliev, an MP with the United Russia party

To discuss some of the aspects of migration in today’s Russia, euronews spoke with Vladimir Vasiliev, an MP with the United Russia party

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« The Arab spring woke us up ! »

Over the course of three days in Lyon, the Liberation Forum tried to open “new borders”. The euro crisis, unrest in the Arab world, technological

Over the course of three days in Lyon, the Liberation Forum tried to open “new borders”. The euro crisis, unrest in the Arab world, technological

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"Insane" Breivik could avoid prison

Psychiatrists in Norway have concluded that self-confessed killer Anders Behring Breivik is criminally insane. They say he was pyschotic when he

Psychiatrists in Norway have concluded that self-confessed killer Anders Behring Breivik is criminally insane. They say he was pyschotic when he

Business

Italian debt sells at record levels in high volumes

Italy’s borrowing costs surged to 8 percent in its latest auction of three year bonds. Most analysts would see that as an unsustainable level over a

Italy’s borrowing costs surged to 8 percent in its latest auction of three year bonds. Most analysts would see that as an unsustainable level over a

Business

Facebook seeking billions by going public

Facebook is reportedly gearing up to go public with its stock. A source close to the world’s largest internet social network said it could make a

Facebook is reportedly gearing up to go public with its stock. A source close to the world’s largest internet social network said it could make a

Business

China on road to Europe with new car

China’s Chery Quantam auto has unveiled the design of its first car which it hopes will break new ground in Europe. The model, Qoros, is the result

China’s Chery Quantam auto has unveiled the design of its first car which it hopes will break new ground in Europe. The model, Qoros, is the result

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Protesters storm British embassy in Tehran

Iranian protesters have stormed the British embassy in Tehran. Windows have been smashed and the British flag burnt, replaced with the Iranian

Iranian protesters have stormed the British embassy in Tehran. Windows have been smashed and the British flag burnt, replaced with the Iranian