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2012-02-23

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WikiLeaks US army 'mole' charged with aiding enemy

Bradley Manning, the US soldier accused of handing secret files to WikiLeaks, has been formally charged with “aiding the enemy”. Manning chose to

Bradley Manning, the US soldier accused of handing secret files to WikiLeaks, has been formally charged with “aiding the enemy”. Manning chose to

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Disunity in Reunion over cost of living

There has been a second night of violence on the island of Reunion in the Indian Ocean over the high cost of living. St Denis and Port witnessed

There has been a second night of violence on the island of Reunion in the Indian Ocean over the high cost of living. St Denis and Port witnessed

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Chile: riots over quality of life

Residents in southern Chile demanding more social benefits have clashed with riot police in a protest that has lasted a week. Talks between

Residents in southern Chile demanding more social benefits have clashed with riot police in a protest that has lasted a week. Talks between

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Merkel remembers victims of neo-Nazi violence

The German Chancellor Angela Merkel has taken part in a ceremony to remember 10 people whose murders have been blamed on a neo-Nazi gang. The nine

The German Chancellor Angela Merkel has taken part in a ceremony to remember 10 people whose murders have been blamed on a neo-Nazi gang. The nine

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Putin - Al Capone or a strong leader?

Euronews Chris Burns leads a discussion on the forthcoming elections in Russia. Chris Burns: “Hello I am Chris Burns and welcome to The Network

Euronews Chris Burns leads a discussion on the forthcoming elections in Russia. Chris Burns: “Hello I am Chris Burns and welcome to The Network

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Assad opposition voices grow worldwide

The bloodshed in Syria has intensified the voices opposed to the Assad regime both within the country and outside it. Tunisia is due to host a

The bloodshed in Syria has intensified the voices opposed to the Assad regime both within the country and outside it. Tunisia is due to host a

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Sweden celebrates birth of a princess

Sweden is celebrating the arrival of a princess. Crown Princess Victoria gave birth to a girl on Thursday morning. The baby is now second in line

Sweden is celebrating the arrival of a princess. Crown Princess Victoria gave birth to a girl on Thursday morning. The baby is now second in line

Business

Anger over bonuses at loss-making RBS

Britain’s Royal Bank of Scotland is again the target of public outrage with fresh protests at its branches after the lender awarded over 925 million

Britain’s Royal Bank of Scotland is again the target of public outrage with fresh protests at its branches after the lender awarded over 925 million

Business

IMF: Greek crisis risks remain

A mixed response from the International Monetary Fund to the debt deal between Greece and its creditors. The IMF’s director of external relations

A mixed response from the International Monetary Fund to the debt deal between Greece and its creditors. The IMF’s director of external relations

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EU starts Ukraine energy efficiency drive

The European Union is launching a pilot project in Ukraine to try and increase the country’s energy efficiency. This has a high political as well

The European Union is launching a pilot project in Ukraine to try and increase the country’s energy efficiency. This has a high political as well

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Lebanon uncovers Syrian 'plot' to kill journalists

The Syrian city of Homs remained under fire for a 20th consecutive day on Thursday as Lebanese intelligence reports show the Assad regime is

The Syrian city of Homs remained under fire for a 20th consecutive day on Thursday as Lebanese intelligence reports show the Assad regime is

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Greek parliament passes debt swap plan

The parliament in Athens has approved measures to reduce Greece’s public debt which form the central pillar of a rescue plan to stop the country

The parliament in Athens has approved measures to reduce Greece’s public debt which form the central pillar of a rescue plan to stop the country

Culture

Live action short Oscar nods

Away from the Hollywood glitz of A-listers and massive budgets, five films have been Oscar nominated in the live action short film category. Winning

Away from the Hollywood glitz of A-listers and massive budgets, five films have been Oscar nominated in the live action short film category. Winning

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Putin crowd shows support for their man

For the crowd in Moscow on Thursday there was no question about who is the best man to lead Russia. These were Putin’s supporters, who have no truck

For the crowd in Moscow on Thursday there was no question about who is the best man to lead Russia. These were Putin’s supporters, who have no truck

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Will the leader of the Russian opposition please stand up?

Anti Putin sentiment has been more visible in recent months as more Russians are taking to the streets and the question on everybody’s lips is, ‘just

Anti Putin sentiment has been more visible in recent months as more Russians are taking to the streets and the question on everybody’s lips is, ‘just

Business

Eurozone double dip recession is here says EC

The eurozone economy is heading into its second recession in just three years the European Commission has warned. But it will be mild and

The eurozone economy is heading into its second recession in just three years the European Commission has warned. But it will be mild and

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Koran desecration protests continue in Afghanistan

In a third day of violence in Afghanistan sparked by the burning of Korans, another five people have been killed. This brings the total number of

In a third day of violence in Afghanistan sparked by the burning of Korans, another five people have been killed. This brings the total number of

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YouPorn screw-up leaves users without protection

The identities of users of a popular adult website have been exposed after the site’s “sloppy practices”. The incident left email addresses

The identities of users of a popular adult website have been exposed after the site’s “sloppy practices”. The incident left email addresses

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Iran flexes military muscle with air defence drills

Iranian state television broadcast footage on Thursday of air defence units striking at a hypothetical enemy. The broadcast is likely to be

Iranian state television broadcast footage on Thursday of air defence units striking at a hypothetical enemy. The broadcast is likely to be

Business

Iran tension boosts oil prices

Brent crude has been at its highest price in nine months — above $124 a barrel. US light crude also hit a nine-month high this week. The

Brent crude has been at its highest price in nine months — above $124 a barrel. US light crude also hit a nine-month high this week. The

Business

Record quarterly loss for Credit Agricole

French bank Credit Agricole has posted its biggest ever quarterly net loss of 3.07 billion euros. The worse than expected performance was partly

French bank Credit Agricole has posted its biggest ever quarterly net loss of 3.07 billion euros. The worse than expected performance was partly

Business

Greek growth targeted by European Investment Bank

The European Investment Bank has started an effort to help Greece’s economy to grow by channelling one billion euros of European funds to the

The European Investment Bank has started an effort to help Greece’s economy to grow by channelling one billion euros of European funds to the

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Thousands turn out for Putin in Moscow

Moscow’s vast Lushniki stadium was packed to the rafters on Thursday as outgoing prime minister Vladimir Putin held one of his biggest presidential

Moscow’s vast Lushniki stadium was packed to the rafters on Thursday as outgoing prime minister Vladimir Putin held one of his biggest presidential

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Tougher laws for 2012 Russian election

March’s presidential elections will have much stronger checks and balances at polling stations than before, with a law requiring two webcams, a

March’s presidential elections will have much stronger checks and balances at polling stations than before, with a law requiring two webcams, a

Business

Safran reports strong progress for 2011 results

French aerospace, defence and security company Safran reported Thursday the 2011 results, showing a strong progress over the previous year. The

French aerospace, defence and security company Safran reported Thursday the 2011 results, showing a strong progress over the previous year. The

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London hosts international summit on Somalia

A host of international politicians are in London for meeting to discuss the future of Somalia – often referred to as a ‘failed state’. Forty

A host of international politicians are in London for meeting to discuss the future of Somalia – often referred to as a ‘failed state’. Forty

Special_reports

Ending exclusion

The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child aims to protect children against discrimination. But many young people from marginalised and

The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child aims to protect children against discrimination. But many young people from marginalised and

Culture

Faust according to Jonas Kaufmann

The Opera House in Vienna could be described as a Hall of Fame for the lyrical world. In this year’s programme Charles Gounod’s Faust is not to be

The Opera House in Vienna could be described as a Hall of Fame for the lyrical world. In this year’s programme Charles Gounod’s Faust is not to be

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Protesters storm Yemen polling station

Protesters in Yemen’s southern port city of Aden stormed a polling station on Wednesday and smashed ballot boxes stuffed with voting slips, a day

Protesters in Yemen’s southern port city of Aden stormed a polling station on Wednesday and smashed ballot boxes stuffed with voting slips, a day

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Heavy snow across China

Snow swept across northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region and northeast China’s Jilin Province on Wednesday, with some areas in Xijiang

Snow swept across northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region and northeast China’s Jilin Province on Wednesday, with some areas in Xijiang