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2012-03-12

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Problems at home and abroad for US policy in Afghanistan

Nial O’Reilly, euronews: As we’ve seen the killings in Afghanistan have unleashed a wave of anger against foreign troops in the country. Well, for

Nial O’Reilly, euronews: As we’ve seen the killings in Afghanistan have unleashed a wave of anger against foreign troops in the country. Well, for

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Frontline trauma key to Afghan massacre?

The cold blooded killing of 16 Afghan civilians by a US serviceman has further damaged US Afghan relations and calls for troops to leave the country

The cold blooded killing of 16 Afghan civilians by a US serviceman has further damaged US Afghan relations and calls for troops to leave the country

Europe

Europe in move to crack down on criminal profits

Crime pays across Europe. Now the Commission has proposed a toughening up of rules to stamp out the huge profits from criminal activity across member

Crime pays across Europe. Now the Commission has proposed a toughening up of rules to stamp out the huge profits from criminal activity across member

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The view from Tehran: euronews speaks to Mohammad Larijani

Iran’s recent parliamentary elections together with the warnings of a possible military strike by Israel have made the headlines

Iran’s recent parliamentary elections together with the warnings of a possible military strike by Israel have made the headlines

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Israeli-Palestinian attacks continue

Mourners carry a coffin through the streets of Gaza of one of those killed in a weekend of violence between Palestinians and Israelis. The

Mourners carry a coffin through the streets of Gaza of one of those killed in a weekend of violence between Palestinians and Israelis. The

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British man wins chance to challenge UK's right-to-die laws

A British man, who is paralysed from the neck down, has won the right to challenge the UK’s legal definition of murder – in a bid to be allowed to be

A British man, who is paralysed from the neck down, has won the right to challenge the UK’s legal definition of murder – in a bid to be allowed to be

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Concerns over Spain in Brussels but Greece still the big worry

Euro zone finance ministers have been meeting in Brussels with Greece’s second bail-out on the agenda as well as the Spanish economy. The Greek

Euro zone finance ministers have been meeting in Brussels with Greece’s second bail-out on the agenda as well as the Spanish economy. The Greek

Business

WTO ruling on Boeing a "victory" for US

The World Trade Organisation has ruled that US aircraft manufacturer Boeing received between 3 and 4 billion dollars in illegal subsidies in the form

The World Trade Organisation has ruled that US aircraft manufacturer Boeing received between 3 and 4 billion dollars in illegal subsidies in the form

Business

Spain under pressure from EU ministers

Spain is not yet the new Greece but it is raising some eyebrows in Brussels. Mariano Rajoy’s new government has admitted it will miss a deficit goal

Spain is not yet the new Greece but it is raising some eyebrows in Brussels. Mariano Rajoy’s new government has admitted it will miss a deficit goal

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Gaza funerals, exchanging fire with Israel continue

The upsurge of violence around Gaza follows a familiar pattern: militants fire rockets into Israel which brings air strikes, or vice versa. The

The upsurge of violence around Gaza follows a familiar pattern: militants fire rockets into Israel which brings air strikes, or vice versa. The

Culture

Young people can explore Europe

Rui Madeira is the manager of Theatro Circo in Braga. He is an actor and a stage director. He talked to us about the challenges of the job. Watch the

Rui Madeira is the manager of Theatro Circo in Braga. He is an actor and a stage director. He talked to us about the challenges of the job. Watch the

Culture

Moura shines at Lisbon Fashion Week

The 38th Lisbon Fashion Week showcased Autumn/Winter collections from both established and new designers. Floral designs, stripes, urban trends and

The 38th Lisbon Fashion Week showcased Autumn/Winter collections from both established and new designers. Floral designs, stripes, urban trends and

Culture

Dorrie opens up about new film Glück

A homeless punk and a hooker prove that their feelings for one another go above and beyond societal constraints in ‘Glück’ – the new film by director

A homeless punk and a hooker prove that their feelings for one another go above and beyond societal constraints in ‘Glück’ – the new film by director

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Russia joins China against EU aviation C02 tax

Russia has added its voice to China’s boycotting or refusing to pay a tax on air travel carbon emissions which the EU insists will come into force

Russia has added its voice to China’s boycotting or refusing to pay a tax on air travel carbon emissions which the EU insists will come into force

Science_technology

Artificial blood vessels are almost here

Up until now the production of an effective artificial blood vessel proved to be a difficult challenge but scientists at the Fraunhofer Institute in

Up until now the production of an effective artificial blood vessel proved to be a difficult challenge but scientists at the Fraunhofer Institute in

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Taliban poised to benefit from Aghan anger

The US and its allies have long struggled to win hearts and minds in Afghanistan. But cooperation with the leaders has also been hard won. The two

The US and its allies have long struggled to win hearts and minds in Afghanistan. But cooperation with the leaders has also been hard won. The two

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Merkel casts doubt over German withdrawal from Afghanistan

German Chancellor Angela Merkel, on a surprise visit to Afghanistan, has cast doubt on plans to withdraw German troops from the war-torn country by

German Chancellor Angela Merkel, on a surprise visit to Afghanistan, has cast doubt on plans to withdraw German troops from the war-torn country by

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Taliban vows revenge after civilian slaying

The Taliban has vowed to “take revenge from the invaders and savage murderers” after the massacre of 16 civilians by a “rogue” US soldier. The

The Taliban has vowed to “take revenge from the invaders and savage murderers” after the massacre of 16 civilians by a “rogue” US soldier. The

Sport

Anja Paerson to retire

Swedish Alpine skiing star Anja Paerson announced on Monday that she will retire after this week’s World Cup finals, ending a 14-year career in which

Swedish Alpine skiing star Anja Paerson announced on Monday that she will retire after this week’s World Cup finals, ending a 14-year career in which

Business

Eurozone and US hit China trade balance

China has recorded its first trade deficit for 11 years, according to official figures. The world’s second largest economy posted a deficit of

China has recorded its first trade deficit for 11 years, according to official figures. The world’s second largest economy posted a deficit of

Business

VW on target to become world's biggest carmaker

Carmaker Volkswagen says its heading for another year of record sales. The company says vehicle sales could top last year’s total of 8.3 million

Carmaker Volkswagen says its heading for another year of record sales. The company says vehicle sales could top last year’s total of 8.3 million

Business

Italian economy contracts

Italy has slumped into a recession expected to last at least a year with the economy contracting 0.7 percent over the past three months. It is the

Italy has slumped into a recession expected to last at least a year with the economy contracting 0.7 percent over the past three months. It is the

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Merkel visits Afghanistan amid rage against NATO

Angela Merkel has visited German troops in Afghanistan amid a new wave of hostility to foreign forces over a massacre of innocent civilians. The

Angela Merkel has visited German troops in Afghanistan amid a new wave of hostility to foreign forces over a massacre of innocent civilians. The

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ICJ hears extradition request for Habre

The International Court of Justice in the Hague, on Monday, began hearing an extradition request for Hissen Habre, the former President of Chad

The International Court of Justice in the Hague, on Monday, began hearing an extradition request for Hissen Habre, the former President of Chad

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anti-nuclear protest in germany

Protesters gather In Neckarwestheim, Germany to commemorate the first anniversary of Japan’s Fukushima disaster and demand their country abandon

Protesters gather In Neckarwestheim, Germany to commemorate the first anniversary of Japan’s Fukushima disaster and demand their country abandon

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Israel-Gaza violence escalates

Israeli airstrikes killed two Palestinian militants and a schoolboy in the Gaza Strip on Monday as Palestinian rocket squads barraged southern

Israeli airstrikes killed two Palestinian militants and a schoolboy in the Gaza Strip on Monday as Palestinian rocket squads barraged southern

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One year after Fukushima nuclear disaster

With a minute of silence, cities across northeastern Japan remembered tsunami victims and marked the first anniversary of an earthquake and tsunami

With a minute of silence, cities across northeastern Japan remembered tsunami victims and marked the first anniversary of an earthquake and tsunami

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Israelis and Palestinians in new wave of violence

A weekend of attacks and reprisals between Israelis and Palestinians has left at least 20 people dead. All of those killed were Palestinians

A weekend of attacks and reprisals between Israelis and Palestinians has left at least 20 people dead. All of those killed were Palestinians

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New massacre claims as Annan's Syria talks end without progress

Syrian opposition activists say dozens of civilians were killed in a cold blooded “massacre” over the weekend in Homs. Rebels discovered a

Syrian opposition activists say dozens of civilians were killed in a cold blooded “massacre” over the weekend in Homs. Rebels discovered a