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2012-04-03

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Romney leads ahead of three key primaries

The Republican US presidential hopeful Mitt Romney is steaming towards his party’s nomination to take on Barack Obama for the White House. He goes

The Republican US presidential hopeful Mitt Romney is steaming towards his party’s nomination to take on Barack Obama for the White House. He goes

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Al Qaeda chiefs said to be in Mali as chaos grows

Three top leaders of al Qaeda’s North African wing are said to be in the Malian city of Timbuktu. The trio of Algerians are thought to be taking

Three top leaders of al Qaeda’s North African wing are said to be in the Malian city of Timbuktu. The trio of Algerians are thought to be taking

Business

IMF chief says recovery still fragile, some improvement

The head of the International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde, is keeping up the pressure on world leaders and urging them not to become

The head of the International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde, is keeping up the pressure on world leaders and urging them not to become

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UK internet surveillance plan hits Tory backbench opposition

The British government’s proposals to extend state monitoring of internet use have come in for stern criticism from within the ruling coalition

The British government’s proposals to extend state monitoring of internet use have come in for stern criticism from within the ruling coalition

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US offers $10 million reward for Mumbai terror suspect

Hafiz Mohammad Saeed, accused of masterminding the Mumbai attacks, has a price on his head – $10 million offered by the US. Saeed founded

Hafiz Mohammad Saeed, accused of masterminding the Mumbai attacks, has a price on his head – $10 million offered by the US. Saeed founded

Business

James Murdoch quits BSkyB to avoid hacking scandal damage

James Murdoch has quit as chairman of British pay-TV group BSkyB. Rupert Murdoch’s son has been under fire for his handling of the phone hacking

James Murdoch has quit as chairman of British pay-TV group BSkyB. Rupert Murdoch’s son has been under fire for his handling of the phone hacking

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New law simplifies registration for Russian political parties

From April 4 2012, it will be easier for new political parties to be registered in Russia, due to a bill passed by President Dmitry Medvedev

From April 4 2012, it will be easier for new political parties to be registered in Russia, due to a bill passed by President Dmitry Medvedev

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Italy's Northern League probed in fraud inquiry

The Italian Northern League’s headquarters has been raided and its treasurer Francesco Belsito placed under investigation for suspected illegal party

The Italian Northern League’s headquarters has been raided and its treasurer Francesco Belsito placed under investigation for suspected illegal party

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Tuareg non-combatants flee Mali fighting

Many refugees have fled northern Mali for Mauritania. There are some 200,000 like them who have left Mali, going to the countries around it. One of

Many refugees have fled northern Mali for Mauritania. There are some 200,000 like them who have left Mali, going to the countries around it. One of

Business

SE Asia moves on single market

We want to be more like Europe. So said the leaders of the 10 countries that make up the Association of Southeast Asian Nations – ASEAN – as they

We want to be more like Europe. So said the leaders of the 10 countries that make up the Association of Southeast Asian Nations – ASEAN – as they

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Israeli PM overrules decision to evict Jewish settlers in Hebron

Israeli Transport Minister Yisrael Katz has visited a building in Hebron where Jewish settlers were given a last minute reprieve from eviction

Israeli Transport Minister Yisrael Katz has visited a building in Hebron where Jewish settlers were given a last minute reprieve from eviction

Business

Higher prices not a gas

Higher fuel prices are helping drive car sales in the United States. The US has seen the fastest three-month sales pace in four years at the start

Higher fuel prices are helping drive car sales in the United States. The US has seen the fastest three-month sales pace in four years at the start

Business

Greek economy predicted to slump 5% this year

There is more pressure on Greece’s government as the country’s ‘s most influential think tank — the Foundation for Economic and Industrial Research —

There is more pressure on Greece’s government as the country’s ‘s most influential think tank — the Foundation for Economic and Industrial Research —

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France opens terror probe after raids on Islamist suspects

Fears over radical Islam have gripped France again, amid claims that suspected militants had discussed plans to kidnap a Jewish judge. Preliminary

Fears over radical Islam have gripped France again, amid claims that suspected militants had discussed plans to kidnap a Jewish judge. Preliminary

Culture

Titanic sails back to big screen for 3D release

Titanic has once more been raised from the waves. Director James Cameron and a team of 3D specialists have spent 18 months painstakingly converting

Titanic has once more been raised from the waves. Director James Cameron and a team of 3D specialists have spent 18 months painstakingly converting

Culture

Hand in hand: mesmerising finger ballet

Two hands; one male, one female. Their fingers are the stars of the mesmerising Belgian dance production Kiss and Cry. It is a magical miniature

Two hands; one male, one female. Their fingers are the stars of the mesmerising Belgian dance production Kiss and Cry. It is a magical miniature

Science_technology

Bulletproof skin?

Researchers at the Dutch Forensic Institute are about to test out the resistance of a new synthetic super-skin, which combines human cells with

Researchers at the Dutch Forensic Institute are about to test out the resistance of a new synthetic super-skin, which combines human cells with

Culture

euronews storifies MIP-TV 2012

Watch the biggest show in television ! Benjamin Vincent presents live from the MIP-TV in Cannes where the world of TV does its business. LIVE on

Watch the biggest show in television ! Benjamin Vincent presents live from the MIP-TV in Cannes where the world of TV does its business. LIVE on

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Colombian rebels free last military hostages

It was a happy landing for FARC’s last 10 police and military hostages, flying into freedom after finally being released by the Colombian

It was a happy landing for FARC’s last 10 police and military hostages, flying into freedom after finally being released by the Colombian

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Migrant workers killed in Moscow warehouse fire

Russian authorities say 17 immigrant workers are known to have died in a fire overnight at a covered market in southern Moscow.   The fire swept

Russian authorities say 17 immigrant workers are known to have died in a fire overnight at a covered market in southern Moscow.   The fire swept

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Police identify US college shooting suspect

Police in California have detained a man they believe shot seven people dead at a college in California. 43-year-old Huan Goh is said to be a former

Police in California have detained a man they believe shot seven people dead at a college in California. 43-year-old Huan Goh is said to be a former

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Moscow skyscraper blaze lights up city skyline

Fire fighting helicopters were called into help extinguish a blaze at the top of a Moscow skyscraper. The building which is destined to be Europe’s

Fire fighting helicopters were called into help extinguish a blaze at the top of a Moscow skyscraper. The building which is destined to be Europe’s

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Moscow warehouse fire kills immigrant workers

Twelve immigrant workers have died in a fire overnight at a covered market in southern Moscow, say the Russian authorities. The fire swept through

Twelve immigrant workers have died in a fire overnight at a covered market in southern Moscow, say the Russian authorities. The fire swept through

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Tymoshenko to leave jail for medical treatment

Ukraine’s jailed former premier, Yulia Tymoshenko is to be allowed to leave prison to be treated for a back complaint. Efforts had been made to send

Ukraine’s jailed former premier, Yulia Tymoshenko is to be allowed to leave prison to be treated for a back complaint. Efforts had been made to send

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Lawyer claims Toulouse gunman claimed innocence

Lawyers in both France and Algeria are offering to help the father of the Toulouse gunman to pursue claims of wrongful death in the case of his

Lawyers in both France and Algeria are offering to help the father of the Toulouse gunman to pursue claims of wrongful death in the case of his

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Colombia's FARC free military hostages

Ten members of Colombia’s armed forces have been released by FARC rebels after being held in jungle prison camps for more than a decade. The four

Ten members of Colombia’s armed forces have been released by FARC rebels after being held in jungle prison camps for more than a decade. The four

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Gunman kills seven in US college shooting

A man is in custody after opening fire at a private college in California. Seven people died in the attack, three more were wounded. Witnesses

A man is in custody after opening fire at a private college in California. Seven people died in the attack, three more were wounded. Witnesses

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Dutch inventors present: the flying car

It could be the stuff of science fiction, or at least something that looks straight out of a James Bond film but one of the world’s first flying cars

It could be the stuff of science fiction, or at least something that looks straight out of a James Bond film but one of the world’s first flying cars

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Argentine anger at UK on Falklands anniversary

Argentinian anger against Britain flared up on the streets of Buenos Aires on the 30th anniversary of the Falklands War between the two

Argentinian anger against Britain flared up on the streets of Buenos Aires on the 30th anniversary of the Falklands War between the two