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2012-02-01

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Egypt: More than 70 killed in football violence

At least 73 people have been killed and 1,000 more injured after a football pitch invasion in the Egyptian city of Port Said. The riot followed a

At least 73 people have been killed and 1,000 more injured after a football pitch invasion in the Egyptian city of Port Said. The riot followed a

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NATO report dismissed as 'old wine in even older bottles'

The Pakistani foreign minister, Hina Rabbani Khar has dismissed as ‘old wine in even older bottles’, the NATO report leaked by media sources in

The Pakistani foreign minister, Hina Rabbani Khar has dismissed as ‘old wine in even older bottles’, the NATO report leaked by media sources in

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Egypt football clashes leave dozens dead

At least 73 people are reported dead after a football pitch invasion in the Egyptian city of Port Said. Hundreds more are reported injured in

At least 73 people are reported dead after a football pitch invasion in the Egyptian city of Port Said. Hundreds more are reported injured in

Business

Fancy some friendly shares?

The vastly popular social networking internet site Facebook is reportedly set to change from being a private to a public company selling billions of

The vastly popular social networking internet site Facebook is reportedly set to change from being a private to a public company selling billions of

Business

Investors keener on lending to Portugal

Good news for the Portuguese government on Wednesday with a fall in the interest rates it had to offer to sell 1.5 billion euros of short term

Good news for the Portuguese government on Wednesday with a fall in the interest rates it had to offer to sell 1.5 billion euros of short term

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Flour attack on French presidential frontrunner

The frontrunner in France’s presidential campaign got a face full of flour at a meeting to discuss housing problems. Socialist Francois Hollande

The frontrunner in France’s presidential campaign got a face full of flour at a meeting to discuss housing problems. Socialist Francois Hollande

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Indian tribe lead attacks with bows and arrows

Pictures of the Mascho-Piro Indians believed to be the most detailed sightings ever recorded on camera have been published. The previously isolated

Pictures of the Mascho-Piro Indians believed to be the most detailed sightings ever recorded on camera have been published. The previously isolated

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Bronx building goes green on every floor

Going green in the Bronx in New York City has failed to impress the authorities. A five storey building was green on every floor, with

Going green in the Bronx in New York City has failed to impress the authorities. A five storey building was green on every floor, with

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Rival militias exchange gunfire in central Tripoli

Rival militias have exchanged gunfire in central Tripoli, highlighting the volatility of the country three months after Muammar Gaddafi’s death. It

Rival militias have exchanged gunfire in central Tripoli, highlighting the volatility of the country three months after Muammar Gaddafi’s death. It

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Temperatures plummet as Europe's big freeze spreads

Turkey’s biggest city Istanbul has failed to escape the arctic temperatures and blizzard conditions that are wreaking havoc across parts of

Turkey’s biggest city Istanbul has failed to escape the arctic temperatures and blizzard conditions that are wreaking havoc across parts of

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More Syrian blood spilt as violence escalates

As the UN debates Syria, the violence, confusion and chaos there continue. The latest amateur footage to emerge purports to show Syrian government

As the UN debates Syria, the violence, confusion and chaos there continue. The latest amateur footage to emerge purports to show Syrian government

Sport

A Greek Tragedy

The fate of the Greece’s second and third tier football teams hangs in the balance after the players union went on strike on Wednesday due to unpaid

The fate of the Greece’s second and third tier football teams hangs in the balance after the players union went on strike on Wednesday due to unpaid

Culture

Radcliffe: From casting spells to hunting ghosts

Young widower Kipp – played by Daniel Radcliffe – is asked to look into the legal affairs of the recently deceased owner of Eel Marsh House. He

Young widower Kipp – played by Daniel Radcliffe – is asked to look into the legal affairs of the recently deceased owner of Eel Marsh House. He

Culture

New score for an old film

French pop duo Air has composed a soundtrack for a long-lost hand-coloured version of Georges Melies’ classic 1902 movie A Trip To The Moon, to

French pop duo Air has composed a soundtrack for a long-lost hand-coloured version of Georges Melies’ classic 1902 movie A Trip To The Moon, to

Culture

Chris Isaak goes Beyond The Sun

American singer Chris Isaak pays a musical tribute to the legendary Sun Studios in Memphis; the 1950s birthplace of rock ‘n’ roll, country and

American singer Chris Isaak pays a musical tribute to the legendary Sun Studios in Memphis; the 1950s birthplace of rock ‘n’ roll, country and

Business

Deutsche-NYSE: not going to happen

Competition regulators in Brussels have blocked the merger that would have created the world’s biggest stock and derivatives exchange. Deutsche

Competition regulators in Brussels have blocked the merger that would have created the world’s biggest stock and derivatives exchange. Deutsche

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Romney's Florida flush empowers him further

With his crushing success in Florida voting, Mitt Romney appears to have delivered his Republican rival Newt Gingrich a serious setback. Romney’s

With his crushing success in Florida voting, Mitt Romney appears to have delivered his Republican rival Newt Gingrich a serious setback. Romney’s

Special_reports

Brazil's Women and War - Sonia's tale

In Brazil, more than 1,500 people have been killed in a war over the use of the land. Despite the mountain of murders, there have been scarcely 100

In Brazil, more than 1,500 people have been killed in a war over the use of the land. Despite the mountain of murders, there have been scarcely 100

Special_reports

Brazil's Women and War - Sheyla's tale

In the heart of London, in front of BNDES, the Brazilian Development Bank, Sheyla Yakarepi Juruna leads a vocal protest. “We’re here at the

In the heart of London, in front of BNDES, the Brazilian Development Bank, Sheyla Yakarepi Juruna leads a vocal protest. “We’re here at the

Special_reports

Brazil's Women and War - Antonia's tale

Antonia Melo de Silva is leading a battle against plans to build the world’s third biggest dam in the Amazonian rainforest. She told euronews

Antonia Melo de Silva is leading a battle against plans to build the world’s third biggest dam in the Amazonian rainforest. She told euronews

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Senegal's Wade risks revolt

In Senegal, anger over President Abdoulaye Wade’s intention to stay in power is shaking the west African country’s social foundations. He is now in

In Senegal, anger over President Abdoulaye Wade’s intention to stay in power is shaking the west African country’s social foundations. He is now in

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Romney gathers momentum in US Republican race

Now it could not be clearer. With victory in Florida under his belt, Mitt Romney is the man to beat in the Republican race for the nomination to

Now it could not be clearer. With victory in Florida under his belt, Mitt Romney is the man to beat in the Republican race for the nomination to

Science_technology

Patients benefit from day-night lighting

Sleep is vital to our health and to the healing process. At this hospital in the Netherlands a new system of lighting is being trialled to help

Sleep is vital to our health and to the healing process. At this hospital in the Netherlands a new system of lighting is being trialled to help

Business

Asian factory output hit by troubled Europe

Reduced demand from Europe hit Asia’s export-powered economies in January. China’s factory activity picked up modestly according to government

Reduced demand from Europe hit Asia’s export-powered economies in January. China’s factory activity picked up modestly according to government

Business

Scania cuts jobs and investment

A slowdown in truck orders has led Scania to cut jobs and delay investment in the business. The Swedish lorry maker saw a boom in demand in 2010

A slowdown in truck orders has led Scania to cut jobs and delay investment in the business. The Swedish lorry maker saw a boom in demand in 2010

Business

Eurozone inflation stable

Consumer price inflation in the eurozone stabilised in January. It was at 2.7 percent for the second straight month That is down from last year’s

Consumer price inflation in the eurozone stabilised in January. It was at 2.7 percent for the second straight month That is down from last year’s

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Benevolent bus boss gives bumper bonuses

A Melbourne bus boss has stunned his employees by handing over some 12 million euros in bonuses after he sold his company. Ken Grenda, dubbed

A Melbourne bus boss has stunned his employees by handing over some 12 million euros in bonuses after he sold his company. Ken Grenda, dubbed

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Assange appeals extradition at the Supreme Court

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is appealing his extradition to Sweden to face sex crime charges at Britain’s Supreme Court. Assange was detained

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is appealing his extradition to Sweden to face sex crime charges at Britain’s Supreme Court. Assange was detained

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EU observer Thijs Berman on Senegal

Euronews spoke to the head of the EU observer mission in Senegal, Thijs Berman. He said he was worried about a situation where police are firing live

Euronews spoke to the head of the EU observer mission in Senegal, Thijs Berman. He said he was worried about a situation where police are firing live

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Russia and China oppose Arab League plan for Syria at UN

A day of diplomatic discussion on Syria at the UN Security Council ended without agreement as Russia and China remained opposed to move for a regime

A day of diplomatic discussion on Syria at the UN Security Council ended without agreement as Russia and China remained opposed to move for a regime