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2011-12-02

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Islamists polling strongly in Egyptian vote

Indications from the first round of voting in Egypt’s parliamentary election suggest Islamist parties  have come out on top.    The outcome of

Indications from the first round of voting in Egypt’s parliamentary election suggest Islamist parties  have come out on top.    The outcome of

Sport

EURO2012 draw

The who’s who of European football gathered in Kiev Friday night for the Euro2012 draw. To no great surprise there will be a host of mouthwatering

The who’s who of European football gathered in Kiev Friday night for the Euro2012 draw. To no great surprise there will be a host of mouthwatering

Sport

Femen vs Euro2012

A visually interesting protest took place in Kiev on Friday just hours ahead of the UEFA euro2012 draw. Fears that the month-long tournament will

A visually interesting protest took place in Kiev on Friday just hours ahead of the UEFA euro2012 draw. Fears that the month-long tournament will

Special_reports

Learning from another generation

Traditionally older generations educate younger ones. Knowledge passes from older, wiser heads to less experienced ones. But sometimes it goes the

Traditionally older generations educate younger ones. Knowledge passes from older, wiser heads to less experienced ones. But sometimes it goes the

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PM and government expected to lose Croatia election

Victory for the centre-left opposition is the predicted outcome of elections in Croatia on Sunday. The country is facing its toughest economic

Victory for the centre-left opposition is the predicted outcome of elections in Croatia on Sunday. The country is facing its toughest economic

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HIV kittens, progress and ignorance

HIV experts around the world are increasingly optimistic that progress is being made against the virus. As in all of subsaharan Africa, the

HIV experts around the world are increasingly optimistic that progress is being made against the virus. As in all of subsaharan Africa, the

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Treaty changes must favour Britain says Cameron

President Nicolas Sarkozy and Prime Minister David Cameron met in Paris when the two discussed the eurozone debt crisis. ‘Chilling’ is how David

President Nicolas Sarkozy and Prime Minister David Cameron met in Paris when the two discussed the eurozone debt crisis. ‘Chilling’ is how David

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Yemen's unity government hangs in the balance

Twenty-one people, including a young girl, have been confirmed dead as fighting in south Yemen continues. Meanwhile, the transfer of power between

Twenty-one people, including a young girl, have been confirmed dead as fighting in south Yemen continues. Meanwhile, the transfer of power between

Science_technology

Reef researchers' coral breakthrough

Scientists in Australia have discovered a new method for determining whether coral is healthy or not; a breakthrough which should improve the outlook

Scientists in Australia have discovered a new method for determining whether coral is healthy or not; a breakthrough which should improve the outlook

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FEMEN protests against the UEFA Euro 2012

Protesters of women activist group FEMEN demonstrate against prostitution during the upcoming UEFA Euro 2012 soccer tournament in front of the

Protesters of women activist group FEMEN demonstrate against prostitution during the upcoming UEFA Euro 2012 soccer tournament in front of the

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Centre right poised for power in Slovenia

In Slovenia, former Prime Minister, Janez Jansa is set to lead his centre right party back to power. Polls ahead of Sunday’s snap election put the

In Slovenia, former Prime Minister, Janez Jansa is set to lead his centre right party back to power. Polls ahead of Sunday’s snap election put the

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Belgian's protest austerity

Belgian’s marched on the streets of Brussels to protest looming austerity measures. The incoming government, due to be sworn in on Monday, have

Belgian’s marched on the streets of Brussels to protest looming austerity measures. The incoming government, due to be sworn in on Monday, have

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Iranian diplomats expelled from London

Diplomats working at the Iranian embassy in London have left the UK after British Foreign Secretary William Hague gave them a two-day deadline on

Diplomats working at the Iranian embassy in London have left the UK after British Foreign Secretary William Hague gave them a two-day deadline on

Business

Euro crisis: towards a tighter fiscal union?

Time is running out. That was the unmistakeable message from the OECD this week when the organization called for decisive action by euro zone

Time is running out. That was the unmistakeable message from the OECD this week when the organization called for decisive action by euro zone

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What will the role of women be in the new Egypt?

From January to November, Egypt’s revolution has brought the many faces of the country together on the famed Tahrir square. And women, of all ages

From January to November, Egypt’s revolution has brought the many faces of the country together on the famed Tahrir square. And women, of all ages

Europe

Europe Weekly: Crunch time for the euro

When leaders start talking about integration or disintegration and only a few days to save the euro, you know things aren’t going according to plan

When leaders start talking about integration or disintegration and only a few days to save the euro, you know things aren’t going according to plan

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The Arab League: We want to avoid any outside interference

The Arab League has seen that Syria is closing its doors on finding a solution to the ongoing crisis in the country. In Cairo, euronews met with the

The Arab League has seen that Syria is closing its doors on finding a solution to the ongoing crisis in the country. In Cairo, euronews met with the

Culture

Autumnal dancers in The Rite of Spring

They may be in the autumn of their lives but these men and women are performing Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring. French choreographer Thierry Thieu

They may be in the autumn of their lives but these men and women are performing Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring. French choreographer Thierry Thieu

Culture

European Film Awards: And the winner is...

The European Film Awards are back in Berlin this year, for the 24th edition of the prize-giving ceremony. European directors, producers, actors

The European Film Awards are back in Berlin this year, for the 24th edition of the prize-giving ceremony. European directors, producers, actors

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Russia: poverty breeds election apathy

With elections under way in Russia, the many millions of people living in poverty will be left wondering if the results on the day, will even make a

With elections under way in Russia, the many millions of people living in poverty will be left wondering if the results on the day, will even make a

Business

Spanish jobless total continues to climb

There is more gloom on jobs in Spain. The unemployment figure rose in November for the fourth month in a row up nearly 1.5 per cent on October. The

There is more gloom on jobs in Spain. The unemployment figure rose in November for the fourth month in a row up nearly 1.5 per cent on October. The

Business

Heineken buys a round

The brewing giant Heineken has become one of the UK’s leading pub owners after buying more than 900 tenanted pubs from the Royal Bank of

The brewing giant Heineken has become one of the UK’s leading pub owners after buying more than 900 tenanted pubs from the Royal Bank of

Business

China cools on direct euro bail out

China has given its strongest indication yet that it will not bail the euro zone out of the debt crisis. The country’s vice foreign minister Fu

China has given its strongest indication yet that it will not bail the euro zone out of the debt crisis. The country’s vice foreign minister Fu

Business

Surprise US jobless rate fall in November

Unemployment in the United States has fallen to its lowest level for two-and-a-half years according to the latest official statistics. 120,000

Unemployment in the United States has fallen to its lowest level for two-and-a-half years according to the latest official statistics. 120,000

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Greece bucks austerity trend with museum facelift

Greece says an overhaul of many archaeological sites and museums is helping its crisis-hit economy. The country is 12 months into a three-year

Greece says an overhaul of many archaeological sites and museums is helping its crisis-hit economy. The country is 12 months into a three-year

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Clinton visit could signal closer US-Myanmar ties

Nobel peace prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi has welcomed US engagement with Myanmar as its new civilian government pledged to move forward with

Nobel peace prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi has welcomed US engagement with Myanmar as its new civilian government pledged to move forward with

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Slower exports lead to cost-cutting and strikes in China

In a third day of strikes, more than 200 Chinese workers in Shanghai have protested outside the factory of Singapore-owned technology company, Hi-

In a third day of strikes, more than 200 Chinese workers in Shanghai have protested outside the factory of Singapore-owned technology company, Hi-

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Merkel warns of 'marathon' to solve euro crisis

The German Chancellor Angela Merkel has told the country’s parliament, the Bundestag, that there is a need for more fiscal union in the euro

The German Chancellor Angela Merkel has told the country’s parliament, the Bundestag, that there is a need for more fiscal union in the euro

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Amateur footage purports to show bloodshed in Homs

Video emerged on Wednesday purporting to show the continued violence in the restive Syrian city of Homs. Footage shows two men pulling a body off the

Video emerged on Wednesday purporting to show the continued violence in the restive Syrian city of Homs. Footage shows two men pulling a body off the