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2011-12-12

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Obama pledges US will be a loyal partner for Iraq

US President Barack Obama and visiting Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki have remembered the almost 4,500 American troops killed in the Iraq

US President Barack Obama and visiting Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki have remembered the almost 4,500 American troops killed in the Iraq

Sport

Poland's race against time for Euro 2012

Warsaw’s national stadium is on the brink of completion after an eye watering investment of half of billion euros. In just six months time, the

Warsaw’s national stadium is on the brink of completion after an eye watering investment of half of billion euros. In just six months time, the

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Obama meets Iraqi PM at White House

Sitting side by side, US President Barack Obama and Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki have showcased the end of the American war in Iraq. Obama

Sitting side by side, US President Barack Obama and Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki have showcased the end of the American war in Iraq. Obama

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Italy's unions dig in over proposed austerity measures

Italy’s week started with demonstrations and strikes that are set to be repeated over the next five days. On Monday port, highway and haulage

Italy’s week started with demonstrations and strikes that are set to be repeated over the next five days. On Monday port, highway and haulage

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Bullets sent in post to Italian politicians

In Italy, police anti-sabotage specialists have uncovered two packages addressed to Italian politicians with bullets inside them.   One, containing

In Italy, police anti-sabotage specialists have uncovered two packages addressed to Italian politicians with bullets inside them.   One, containing

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Poles mark 30th anniversary of martial law

Demonstrations have been held across Poland to mark the 30th anniversary of martial law and the crackdown against the Solidarity trade union.   It

Demonstrations have been held across Poland to mark the 30th anniversary of martial law and the crackdown against the Solidarity trade union.   It

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Go-slow protest over Eastern European truckers

There has been a go-slow on roads in several European countries.   The action has been staged by lorry drivers in Denmark, Holland, Sweden

There has been a go-slow on roads in several European countries.   The action has been staged by lorry drivers in Denmark, Holland, Sweden

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EU summit: Cameron tells Commons he acted in UK's interest

Prime Minister David Cameron has defended Britain’s ‘go- it-alone’ stance’ at last week’s EU summit. He addressed parliament without his deputy

Prime Minister David Cameron has defended Britain’s ‘go- it-alone’ stance’ at last week’s EU summit. He addressed parliament without his deputy

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Ni hao Anelka

Nicolas Anelka poses with a Shanghai Shenhua shirt after it was confirmed the 32 year old Frenchman will move to the Chinese club from Chelsea in the

Nicolas Anelka poses with a Shanghai Shenhua shirt after it was confirmed the 32 year old Frenchman will move to the Chinese club from Chelsea in the

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Russia: Presidential candidates

Billionaire businessman Mikhail Prokhorov has announced his candidacy for the Russian presidency. The tycoon, representing himself as the middle

Billionaire businessman Mikhail Prokhorov has announced his candidacy for the Russian presidency. The tycoon, representing himself as the middle

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Cameron: The build-up to his EU Treaty veto

In October, in front of the British Houses of Parliament, a group of protesters demanded a referendum on the United Kingdom’s membership of the

In October, in front of the British Houses of Parliament, a group of protesters demanded a referendum on the United Kingdom’s membership of the

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Europe's '27 minus 1' agreement

Nicolas Sarkozy and Angela Merkel dreamed of a new treaty creating economic unity, but as they failed to secure all 27 signatures, it will only be an

Nicolas Sarkozy and Angela Merkel dreamed of a new treaty creating economic unity, but as they failed to secure all 27 signatures, it will only be an

Business

EU summit hopes fade fast in the markets

The boost to the financial market from the measures outlined at last week’s EU summit to strengthen the region’s budget discipline did not last long

The boost to the financial market from the measures outlined at last week’s EU summit to strengthen the region’s budget discipline did not last long

Business

Troika checks on Greece again

Inspectors from the European Union, International Monetary Fund and the European Central Bank are again in Athens for talks with government

Inspectors from the European Union, International Monetary Fund and the European Central Bank are again in Athens for talks with government

Business

Areva cleans slate with massive writedown

French nuclear reactor maker Areva says it will write off 2.36 billion euros from its accounts this year. It is part of an effort by new Chief

French nuclear reactor maker Areva says it will write off 2.36 billion euros from its accounts this year. It is part of an effort by new Chief

Business

Russia told to clean up its act by OECD

Russia is being warned that the country’s future economic growth is likely to be hampered by a poor business environment, a lack of investment in

Russia is being warned that the country’s future economic growth is likely to be hampered by a poor business environment, a lack of investment in

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Cameron defends his 'no' to the EU

“It was not the easy thing to do but it was the right thing to do.” So said David Cameron at a stormy session in Britain’s parliament, explaining his

“It was not the easy thing to do but it was the right thing to do.” So said David Cameron at a stormy session in Britain’s parliament, explaining his

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Spanish Royal family member denies mishandling money

The son in law of King Juan Carlos of Spain will stop taking part any in official ceremonies. The Royal Palace has distanced itself from Inaki

The son in law of King Juan Carlos of Spain will stop taking part any in official ceremonies. The Royal Palace has distanced itself from Inaki

Science_technology

New ash cloud detector could spell less passenger chaos

Work is underway on new technology which could be used to prevent the disruption caused by the Icelandic volcanic cloud eruption in 2010. A system

Work is underway on new technology which could be used to prevent the disruption caused by the Icelandic volcanic cloud eruption in 2010. A system

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Back in the Day: the capture of Saddam

December 13, 2003 Ousted Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein is found by American soldiers hiding in a hole in a farmyard near his hometown, Tikrit. He had

December 13, 2003 Ousted Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein is found by American soldiers hiding in a hole in a farmyard near his hometown, Tikrit. He had

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Pro-Putin supporters rally in Moscow

Thousands of pro-government supporters have taken to the streets of Moscow to show their support for Prime Minister Vladimir Putin. It comes after

Thousands of pro-government supporters have taken to the streets of Moscow to show their support for Prime Minister Vladimir Putin. It comes after

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Eurozone reminded of financial sanctions risk

It was certainly historic but the jury is still out on whether the long-term steps agreed at last week’s EU summit can solve Europe’s current debt

It was certainly historic but the jury is still out on whether the long-term steps agreed at last week’s EU summit can solve Europe’s current debt

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French PM's shy Twitter debut

Just four tweets since October, a Twitter alias and a default egg as a profile picture. There are thousands of accounts like this on Twitter, but

Just four tweets since October, a Twitter alias and a default egg as a profile picture. There are thousands of accounts like this on Twitter, but

Culture

Ukraine pianist Romanenko marries music and colour

The world-class musician Nathalia Romanenko tells euronews about the challenges of combining music and lights for the Festival of Lights in Lyon, and

The world-class musician Nathalia Romanenko tells euronews about the challenges of combining music and lights for the Festival of Lights in Lyon, and

Culture

Winners of the Marrakech International Film Festival

The 11th annual Marrakech International Film Festival came to a close with the announcement of the competition winners. Fifteen productions were

The 11th annual Marrakech International Film Festival came to a close with the announcement of the competition winners. Fifteen productions were

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To Russia by rail

State-run Russian Railways (RZhD) seems to be on the right track, as it has just launched a regular train service between Moscow and Paris. The

State-run Russian Railways (RZhD) seems to be on the right track, as it has just launched a regular train service between Moscow and Paris. The

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Philippines: dancing traffic cop celebrates Christmas

A traffic cop amuses motorists along Manila’s heavily congested main thoroughfare by dressing as Santa Claus while dancing to the music of Michael

A traffic cop amuses motorists along Manila’s heavily congested main thoroughfare by dressing as Santa Claus while dancing to the music of Michael

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Colourful Niagara Falls to greet New Year

To greet the arrival of 2012, the Government of Ontario, Canada recently brightened up the Niagara Falls with colourful lighting.

To greet the arrival of 2012, the Government of Ontario, Canada recently brightened up the Niagara Falls with colourful lighting.

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Ahmadinejad gets the shoe-throwing treatment

Iran’s President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, who was touring the northern province of Mazandaran, was attacked with a pair of shoes by a sacked labourer of

Iran’s President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, who was touring the northern province of Mazandaran, was attacked with a pair of shoes by a sacked labourer of

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Clashes on day of Syrian local election

The Syrian opposition has called for a boycott of local elections taking place in the country. The vote is going ahead despite violence which has

The Syrian opposition has called for a boycott of local elections taking place in the country. The vote is going ahead despite violence which has