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2012-03-04

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Snapshot in Moscow - for and against the victorious Putin

In the shadow of the Kremlin and amid the lights, music and bitter cold of the victory rally for Vladimir Putin, euronews tasted opinions as the

In the shadow of the Kremlin and amid the lights, music and bitter cold of the victory rally for Vladimir Putin, euronews tasted opinions as the

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WWII Graves desecrated in Libya

Amateur footage, posted on social networking sites showed armed men smashing the graves of British and Italian soldiers killed in World War Two

Amateur footage, posted on social networking sites showed armed men smashing the graves of British and Italian soldiers killed in World War Two

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Tears and promises as Putin claims victory

Vladimir Putin has thanked his supporters for returning him to the Kremlin as president. The 59-year-old claimed victory as exit polls and official

Vladimir Putin has thanked his supporters for returning him to the Kremlin as president. The 59-year-old claimed victory as exit polls and official

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Sweden: rescued child

In Sweden a three year old boy was rescued after being trapped in a rock crevice for five hours. Leo Högberg was on an outing with family when he

In Sweden a three year old boy was rescued after being trapped in a rock crevice for five hours. Leo Högberg was on an outing with family when he

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Victims anger at Concordia cruise compensation

Victims of the Costa Concordia cruise liner, have refused the 11,000 euros offered as compensation for each victim. The pre-trial hearing took

Victims of the Costa Concordia cruise liner, have refused the 11,000 euros offered as compensation for each victim. The pre-trial hearing took

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A truthful eye or a web of deceit?

Did protesters following the December parliamentary elections in Russia make a difference? “We don’t forget and don’t forgive,” was one chant at the

Did protesters following the December parliamentary elections in Russia make a difference? “We don’t forget and don’t forgive,” was one chant at the

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Fraud allegations beset Russian election

Opponents of Vladimir Putin have vowed to step up their protests against him. They say the voting was heavily skewed to help the 59-year-old return

Opponents of Vladimir Putin have vowed to step up their protests against him. They say the voting was heavily skewed to help the 59-year-old return

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Congo munitions dump blast kills 200

Around 200 people have been killed after an arms dump exploded in Congo’s capital Brazzaville. Hundreds more were hurt in blasts which also sparked

Around 200 people have been killed after an arms dump exploded in Congo’s capital Brazzaville. Hundreds more were hurt in blasts which also sparked

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Syrian refugees flee to Lebanon

The fighting continues in Homs as up to 2,000 refugees, desperate to flee the violence, cross the Syrian border into northern Lebanon. The border

The fighting continues in Homs as up to 2,000 refugees, desperate to flee the violence, cross the Syrian border into northern Lebanon. The border

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Poland: Train crash death toll rises to 16

The death toll from Poland’s worst rail crash in two decades has risen to 16. Dozens more people were injured when two express trains travelling on

The death toll from Poland’s worst rail crash in two decades has risen to 16. Dozens more people were injured when two express trains travelling on

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"We will be successful," - Putin

Vladimir Putin has thanked his supporters for returning him to the Kremlin as president as he claimed victory. He will serve a six-year term.   The

Vladimir Putin has thanked his supporters for returning him to the Kremlin as president as he claimed victory. He will serve a six-year term.   The

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Russia elections: Putin set to return to Kremlin

As a day of voting ends in Russia the latest figures from the Interfax news agency point to Vladimir Putin holding 63.42 percent vote-share with 30

As a day of voting ends in Russia the latest figures from the Interfax news agency point to Vladimir Putin holding 63.42 percent vote-share with 30

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At least 37 dead in US tornado devastation

At least 37 people have now been confirmed dead after tornadoes hit several Midwest and south-eastern states in the US. In Kentucky, many houses

At least 37 people have now been confirmed dead after tornadoes hit several Midwest and south-eastern states in the US. In Kentucky, many houses

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Congo: 150 feared dead in arms depot blasts

At least 150 people are feared killed and some 1,500 others injured after a series of explosions in an arms depot in Congo’s capital

At least 150 people are feared killed and some 1,500 others injured after a series of explosions in an arms depot in Congo’s capital

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Claims of fraud in Russia's presidential election

Euronews’ correspondent Alexander Shashkov is among the 109 million eligible voters in Russia’s presidential ballot. Speaking at a polling station

Euronews’ correspondent Alexander Shashkov is among the 109 million eligible voters in Russia’s presidential ballot. Speaking at a polling station

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Putin poised for Kremlin return as Russia votes

A third term in the Kremlin is the prize Vladimir Putin is almost certain to win today in a Russian presidential election that is short on

A third term in the Kremlin is the prize Vladimir Putin is almost certain to win today in a Russian presidential election that is short on

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Poland: Head on train-crash kills 15

Why were two passenger trains travelling towards each other on the same track? The question is being asked in Poland after a head-on collision at

Why were two passenger trains travelling towards each other on the same track? The question is being asked in Poland after a head-on collision at

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Romney romps home in Washington

Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney claimed an easy victory in Washington state on Saturday – his fourth win in a week. He took 36 percent

Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney claimed an easy victory in Washington state on Saturday – his fourth win in a week. He took 36 percent

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Russian poll opens with Putin looking certain to win

Voting has started in Russia in an election that is almost certain to see Vladimir Putin win a third presidential term. He has already been in power

Voting has started in Russia in an election that is almost certain to see Vladimir Putin win a third presidential term. He has already been in power

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Poland: Head-on train crash kills 14

At least 14 people have been killed and 54 injured in a head-on train crash in Poland. It happened late on Saturday evening in the south of the

At least 14 people have been killed and 54 injured in a head-on train crash in Poland. It happened late on Saturday evening in the south of the

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Syrian opposition plea for foreign help

A children’s playground in the Syrian city of Idlib has been turned into a makeshift cemetery. Workers from the official cemetery say it is too

A children’s playground in the Syrian city of Idlib has been turned into a makeshift cemetery. Workers from the official cemetery say it is too

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China calls on Syria to end violence

Opposition activists in Syria say tanks have been deployed by the army in the eastern city of Deir al-Zor. Rebels say they have been arming their

Opposition activists in Syria say tanks have been deployed by the army in the eastern city of Deir al-Zor. Rebels say they have been arming their

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The road to Mandalay proves huge boost for Suu Kyi

She is known simply as, “The Lady” and she arrived in Mandalay to the ecstatic welcome from a crowd reckoned to be around the 200,000 mark. It was

She is known simply as, “The Lady” and she arrived in Mandalay to the ecstatic welcome from a crowd reckoned to be around the 200,000 mark. It was