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2011-12-07

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Russia still unsettled following election

The biggest opposition protests for many years continue in Russia.   Despite a show of force by Russian police who it’s reported have arrested more

The biggest opposition protests for many years continue in Russia.   Despite a show of force by Russian police who it’s reported have arrested more

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China: Over 600 arrested in child trafficking raid

In a dramatic raid Chinese authorities have arrested over six hundred people suspected of selling children. They also managed to rescue and free

In a dramatic raid Chinese authorities have arrested over six hundred people suspected of selling children. They also managed to rescue and free

Sport

Vinokourov hits back

Kazkahstan’s Alexandre Vinokourov is taking legal action against Swiss magazine L’Illustré over a report he bribed his Russian opponent Aleksandr

Kazkahstan’s Alexandre Vinokourov is taking legal action against Swiss magazine L’Illustré over a report he bribed his Russian opponent Aleksandr

Sport

Khan vs Peterson

World champion Amir Khan has admitted he is expecting a tough challenge from America’s Lamont Peterson when the two lock horns for the WBA and

World champion Amir Khan has admitted he is expecting a tough challenge from America’s Lamont Peterson when the two lock horns for the WBA and

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From the Volga to Vladivostok - Disunited Russia

Discontent among Russians over the administration manifested itself about as far from Moscow as you can get. In Vladivostok on the Pacific coast

Discontent among Russians over the administration manifested itself about as far from Moscow as you can get. In Vladivostok on the Pacific coast

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Fillon: 'EU must rise to credit rating challenge'

Reassuring the markets that Europe can resolve its debt problems is among the main objectives of the EU crisis summit in Brussels. French Prime

Reassuring the markets that Europe can resolve its debt problems is among the main objectives of the EU crisis summit in Brussels. French Prime

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Bye bye Kyoto?

With UN-backed climate change talks in Durban due to end on Friday, the world looks as divided as ever over whether the Kyoto Protocol has a

With UN-backed climate change talks in Durban due to end on Friday, the world looks as divided as ever over whether the Kyoto Protocol has a

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Roberto Saviano: Politics and the Mafia

Roberto Saviano knows about the Camorra all too well. The clan inspired his best-selling book ‘Gomorrah: Italy’s Other Mafia’, which was made into

Roberto Saviano knows about the Camorra all too well. The clan inspired his best-selling book ‘Gomorrah: Italy’s Other Mafia’, which was made into

News

Al-Assad: 'We don't kill our people'

The Syrian President, Bashar al-Assad remained defiant during an interview with ABC New’s Barbara Walters. She challenged him on the United

The Syrian President, Bashar al-Assad remained defiant during an interview with ABC New’s Barbara Walters. She challenged him on the United

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EU centre-right rallies ahead of crisis summit

Ahead of the crunch EU summit on Friday, the European Parliament’s bloc of centre-right parties are meeting in Marseilles to try to find common

Ahead of the crunch EU summit on Friday, the European Parliament’s bloc of centre-right parties are meeting in Marseilles to try to find common

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Nobel laureate says euro zone 'on edge of meltdown'

As the Nobel Awards are about to be handed out in Stockholm, Sweden euronew’s Isabelle Kumar caught up with Economics Prize winner Professor

As the Nobel Awards are about to be handed out in Stockholm, Sweden euronew’s Isabelle Kumar caught up with Economics Prize winner Professor

Science_technology

Innovative digital monitoring can prevent accidents

Industrial accidents in Europe claim around 6 in every 100,000 workers each year. That’s according to Eurofound, which oversees the improvement of

Industrial accidents in Europe claim around 6 in every 100,000 workers each year. That’s according to Eurofound, which oversees the improvement of

Business

Geithner upbeat, Germany pessimistic on euro zone

Urging bold steps to end the euro zone debt crisis, US Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner has been meeting his French counterpart, the Finance

Urging bold steps to end the euro zone debt crisis, US Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner has been meeting his French counterpart, the Finance

Business

ECB moves to stimulate economy expected

Responding to a deepening economic slowdown and Europe’s sovereign debt crisis, financial analysts expect a more accommodative monetary stance from

Responding to a deepening economic slowdown and Europe’s sovereign debt crisis, financial analysts expect a more accommodative monetary stance from

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Egyptian PM appoints new cabinet

Egyptian Prime Minister Kamal al-Ganzouri has now sworn in a new cabinet, state television reported. This follows successive delays as he struggled

Egyptian Prime Minister Kamal al-Ganzouri has now sworn in a new cabinet, state television reported. This follows successive delays as he struggled

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Karzai blames Pakistani militants for bombings

A deadly bomb attack in Helmand province is the latest incident in a wave of violence in Afghanistan that looks like stoking tensions with Pakistan

A deadly bomb attack in Helmand province is the latest incident in a wave of violence in Afghanistan that looks like stoking tensions with Pakistan

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Putin declares candidacy amid protests

Accusations of vote rigging following the Russian parliamentary elections have unified Prime Minister Vladimir Putin’s diverse enemies, causing the

Accusations of vote rigging following the Russian parliamentary elections have unified Prime Minister Vladimir Putin’s diverse enemies, causing the

Culture

Unesco award for Portuguese Fado

Unesco has given Portugal an intangible, world cultural heritage award in recognition of its musical tradition, Fado. A special concert was held

Unesco has given Portugal an intangible, world cultural heritage award in recognition of its musical tradition, Fado. A special concert was held

Nocomment

Fukushima Christmas spirit

With the holiday season quickly approaching, a Santa Claus from Finland brought the joy of Christmas to Japanese children still living in evacuation

With the holiday season quickly approaching, a Santa Claus from Finland brought the joy of Christmas to Japanese children still living in evacuation

Business

Airlines warn on Europe crisis impact

Europe’s politicians are being warned that if they don’t resolve the region’s debt crisis Airlines worldwide will suffer massive losses next year

Europe’s politicians are being warned that if they don’t resolve the region’s debt crisis Airlines worldwide will suffer massive losses next year

Business

Citi begins more layoffs

Citigroup has started a round of layoffs among its London-based investment bankers as it cuts 4,500 workers worldwide. Two percent of its

Citigroup has started a round of layoffs among its London-based investment bankers as it cuts 4,500 workers worldwide. Two percent of its

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Italian police capture top Mafia boss

Italian police say they have captured the chief of a Naples Mafia clan. Michele Zagaria had been on the run for the last 16 years, and was

Italian police say they have captured the chief of a Naples Mafia clan. Michele Zagaria had been on the run for the last 16 years, and was

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Back in the Day: John Lennon shot dead

December 8, 1980 John Lennon is shot dead outside his residence in the Dakota building in New York City. He was returning from a recording studio

December 8, 1980 John Lennon is shot dead outside his residence in the Dakota building in New York City. He was returning from a recording studio

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Roadside bomb kills 19 civilians in Afghanistan

A day after Afghanistan was rocked by deadly and apparently sectarian attacks 19 people have been killed in a roadside bomb in Helmand province

A day after Afghanistan was rocked by deadly and apparently sectarian attacks 19 people have been killed in a roadside bomb in Helmand province

Culture

Marrakesh Film Festival pays tribute to great actors

Eleven years in, the Marrakesh Film Festival is now considered one of the most important cinema events in the Maghreb.   Every year the event

Eleven years in, the Marrakesh Film Festival is now considered one of the most important cinema events in the Maghreb.   Every year the event

Science_technology

New earth-like planet discovered

Scientists have confirmed the discovery of a new planet similar to earth. According to NASA, Kepler 22-b lies 600 light years away and is roughly 2.5

Scientists have confirmed the discovery of a new planet similar to earth. According to NASA, Kepler 22-b lies 600 light years away and is roughly 2.5

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Japanese baby milk recalled over radiation scare

Hundreds of thousands of tins of powdered baby milk are being recalled in Japan after traces of radioactive caesium from the Fukushima nuclear plant

Hundreds of thousands of tins of powdered baby milk are being recalled in Japan after traces of radioactive caesium from the Fukushima nuclear plant

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More clashes as Greek budget approved

Greeks woke up on Wednesday morning faced with the news that next year’s austerity budget has been approved by parliament. For months the country

Greeks woke up on Wednesday morning faced with the news that next year’s austerity budget has been approved by parliament. For months the country

Sport

Euronews' journalists on Euro 2012

“There may very well be a Ukraine Vs Poland final. We can dream, can’t we?” Siemienski Thomas – Head of the Polish team, euronews.     “Euro 2012 is

“There may very well be a Ukraine Vs Poland final. We can dream, can’t we?” Siemienski Thomas – Head of the Polish team, euronews.     “Euro 2012 is