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2012-03-22

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Syria: Security Council statement fails to halt bloodshed

Violence continues to rage in Syria, where a United Nations Security Council call for an end to the bloodshed has fallen on deaf ears. At least 70

Violence continues to rage in Syria, where a United Nations Security Council call for an end to the bloodshed has fallen on deaf ears. At least 70

Europe

Did France fail to spot terrorist threat?

The Toulouse shootings suspect Mohamed Merah has refocused fears that there are dozens of so called ‘Lone Wolf’ terrorists in Europe. Like Anders

The Toulouse shootings suspect Mohamed Merah has refocused fears that there are dozens of so called ‘Lone Wolf’ terrorists in Europe. Like Anders

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Toulouse residents' relief as ordeal ends

Residents in Toulouse have expressed their relief that the siege is over and that hopefully they no longer have to fear a killer is on the

Residents in Toulouse have expressed their relief that the siege is over and that hopefully they no longer have to fear a killer is on the

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The danger of the 'Lone Wolf'

“How is it possible that an extremist, known to the security services, can be out there without being arrested? Our Paris correspondent Giovanni

“How is it possible that an extremist, known to the security services, can be out there without being arrested? Our Paris correspondent Giovanni

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French Muslims fear worst after Toulouse tragedy

France is always volatile during elections, and Muslim integration has been a hot topic for this one. France’s Muslim community has already been

France is always volatile during elections, and Muslim integration has been a hot topic for this one. France’s Muslim community has already been

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Finding Toulouse killer

Mohamed Merah locked himself into his apartment in a small block in the Izards neighbourhood of Toulouse, where the police tracked him down and

Mohamed Merah locked himself into his apartment in a small block in the Izards neighbourhood of Toulouse, where the police tracked him down and

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Toulouse shootings: Sarkozy targets extremists

French President Nicolas Sarkozy has paid tribute to police involved in the operation in Toulouse that ended in the death of suspected multiple

French President Nicolas Sarkozy has paid tribute to police involved in the operation in Toulouse that ended in the death of suspected multiple

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Mali coup witness describes looting

In an exclusive phone interview with euronews, a Spanish geologist currently working in Mali has described scenes of looting. Ignacio

In an exclusive phone interview with euronews, a Spanish geologist currently working in Mali has described scenes of looting. Ignacio

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Prosecutor views murder films of Toulouse killer

Witnesses of Monday’s school killings were not mistaken. The murders were filmed. Mohamed Merah told investigators where to find the images which

Witnesses of Monday’s school killings were not mistaken. The murders were filmed. Mohamed Merah told investigators where to find the images which

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Martin Schulz: 'Different cultures are Europe's great heritage'

Martin Schulz, the recently elected President of the European Parliament has been speaking with euronews about the public’s perception of Europe, as

Martin Schulz, the recently elected President of the European Parliament has been speaking with euronews about the public’s perception of Europe, as

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Eurozone company surveys point to recession

More signs have emerged that the eurozone economy is likely in recession. Company surveys reveal German and French manufacturing suffered a sharp

More signs have emerged that the eurozone economy is likely in recession. Company surveys reveal German and French manufacturing suffered a sharp

Special_reports

France, land of asylum?

France last year granted citizenship to 66,000 immigrants, although the figure is steadily being reduced; the government’s immigration policy is

France last year granted citizenship to 66,000 immigrants, although the figure is steadily being reduced; the government’s immigration policy is

Culture

Werner Herzog tackles Texas killings

After prehistoric cave paintings and bear enthusiasts, the acclaimed German filmmaker Werner Herzog has turned his attention to a triple murder in

After prehistoric cave paintings and bear enthusiasts, the acclaimed German filmmaker Werner Herzog has turned his attention to a triple murder in

Culture

Ancient and modern on the Tokyo catwalk

At Tokyo Fashion Week the traditional kimono gets a touch of the modern with the designs of Jotaro Saito. See how he mixes the two influences in

At Tokyo Fashion Week the traditional kimono gets a touch of the modern with the designs of Jotaro Saito. See how he mixes the two influences in

Special_reports

Funding Education

Governments are constantly searching for cost-effective education policies, while the private sector and industry offer their own funding solutions

Governments are constantly searching for cost-effective education policies, while the private sector and industry offer their own funding solutions

Science_technology

Artificial heart close to human trials

A French medical team has developed an innovative prototype artificial heart, which could be tested in humans in two years.   The device weighs just

A French medical team has developed an innovative prototype artificial heart, which could be tested in humans in two years.   The device weighs just

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Bus crash victims laid to rest in Leuven

The Belgian town of Leuven came to a standstill for the funerals of seven children killed in last week’s bus crash in Switzerland. As with

The Belgian town of Leuven came to a standstill for the funerals of seven children killed in last week’s bus crash in Switzerland. As with

Business

Confident Hermes raises dividend

Hermes’ confidence in the global luxury goods market was in evidence as it upped its dividend to shareholders by 33 percent. That reflects an

Hermes’ confidence in the global luxury goods market was in evidence as it upped its dividend to shareholders by 33 percent. That reflects an

Business

Shell signs shale gas deal in China

Royal Dutch Shell is pioneering shale gas development in China. In the first deal of its kind, the oil major has signed a production sharing

Royal Dutch Shell is pioneering shale gas development in China. In the first deal of its kind, the oil major has signed a production sharing

Business

Chinese factory activity falters

China’s economic momentum continues to slow. Factory activity shrank again in March according to the latest survey of company purchasing

China’s economic momentum continues to slow. Factory activity shrank again in March according to the latest survey of company purchasing

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Mohamed Merah: from Toulouse to Kandahar

For Mohamed Merah, the road to radicalisation ran from a delinquent childhood in Toulouse to Kandahar in Afghanistan. The Frenchman of Algerian

For Mohamed Merah, the road to radicalisation ran from a delinquent childhood in Toulouse to Kandahar in Afghanistan. The Frenchman of Algerian

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Toulouse: End of the nightmare

The gunman suspected of killing seven people in southwest France in the last two weeks is dead.   Police say Mohamed Merah, 23, was killed by a

The gunman suspected of killing seven people in southwest France in the last two weeks is dead.   Police say Mohamed Merah, 23, was killed by a

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Toulouse gunman dead as police assault ends 32-hour siege

The gunman at the centre of a huge police siege in the French city of Toulouse has been killed after special forces raided his apartment.    French

The gunman at the centre of a huge police siege in the French city of Toulouse has been killed after special forces raided his apartment.    French

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Portuguese walk out over government cuts

A 24-hour walkout in Portugal has brought the capital Lisbon to a virtual standstill. The action, which began at midnight, is in protest at

A 24-hour walkout in Portugal has brought the capital Lisbon to a virtual standstill. The action, which began at midnight, is in protest at

Special_reports

Discipline in school - the pain of learning

Uganda: corporal punishment Maintaining control in the classroom is essential but some methods of keeping order are controversial. While corporal

Uganda: corporal punishment Maintaining control in the classroom is essential but some methods of keeping order are controversial. While corporal

Nocomment

Belgians mourn Swiss bus crash victims

Some 9,000 people attended a ceremony in Lommel, Belgium to mourn the 17 victims the town lost in last week’s bus crash in Switzerland.

Some 9,000 people attended a ceremony in Lommel, Belgium to mourn the 17 victims the town lost in last week’s bus crash in Switzerland.

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Romania: wedding veil world record

In Romania a new world record has been set for the length of a wedding veil. The veil – which is 2,823-metre long – was attached to a hot-air

In Romania a new world record has been set for the length of a wedding veil. The veil – which is 2,823-metre long – was attached to a hot-air

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Doll festival in Japan

Children dressed in traditional costumes boarded a fleet of small boats for a parade through the waterways of Fukuoka Prefecture, western Japan. The

Children dressed in traditional costumes boarded a fleet of small boats for a parade through the waterways of Fukuoka Prefecture, western Japan. The

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Mali president 'in control' after coup attempt   

Mali is in turmoil with renegade soldiers claiming to have seized control of the African country and the president insisting he remains in power. 

Mali is in turmoil with renegade soldiers claiming to have seized control of the African country and the president insisting he remains in power. 

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Mali troops stage coup

Soldiers in Mali have attacked the country’s presidential palace hours after staging a mutiny. In what started out as a protest over the

Soldiers in Mali have attacked the country’s presidential palace hours after staging a mutiny. In what started out as a protest over the