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2012-04-15

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Norway braces for Breivik mass-murder trial

Norway is gearing up for the trial of Anders Behring Breivik, charged with killing 77 people last summer in a bomb and gun frenzy. The facts are

Norway is gearing up for the trial of Anders Behring Breivik, charged with killing 77 people last summer in a bomb and gun frenzy. The facts are

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First UN monitors head for Syria

As UN ceasefire monitors head for Syria, a spokesman for the regime is reported to have said the government will welcome them. But there is some

As UN ceasefire monitors head for Syria, a spokesman for the regime is reported to have said the government will welcome them. But there is some

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Titanic victims remembered 100 years on

Relatives have gathered in a tiny Irish village to remember those who died in the Titanic disaster. Lahardane, in the parish of Addergoole, lost 11

Relatives have gathered in a tiny Irish village to remember those who died in the Titanic disaster. Lahardane, in the parish of Addergoole, lost 11

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Taliban starts spring offensive in Afghanistan

The Taliban says it has begun its spring offensive in Afghanistan with multiple co-ordinated attacks on several high-profile western

The Taliban says it has begun its spring offensive in Afghanistan with multiple co-ordinated attacks on several high-profile western

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Syria: both sides accuse each other of ceasefire breaches

Four days after a ceasefire was meant to come into force in Syria, residents in the city of Homs have reported heavy bombardment from government

Four days after a ceasefire was meant to come into force in Syria, residents in the city of Homs have reported heavy bombardment from government

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Western embassies targeted in Afghanistan attacks

Gunmen have launched multiple attacks across the Afghan capital Kabul. Western embassies in the heavily-guarded, central diplomatic area are

Gunmen have launched multiple attacks across the Afghan capital Kabul. Western embassies in the heavily-guarded, central diplomatic area are

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Israel blocks entry to pro-Palestinian 'fly-in' activists

Scuffles have broken out at Brussels airport, after dozens of pro-Palestinian activists were blocked from boarding a flight to Israel. Organisers

Scuffles have broken out at Brussels airport, after dozens of pro-Palestinian activists were blocked from boarding a flight to Israel. Organisers

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Orthodox clerics celebrate Easter with 'Holy fire'

Thousands of chanting Eastern Orthodox Christians lit torches from a flame carried by Jerusalem’s Patriarch Theophilos III. The noisy celebration is

Thousands of chanting Eastern Orthodox Christians lit torches from a flame carried by Jerusalem’s Patriarch Theophilos III. The noisy celebration is

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Floods in Russia

Spring floods caused flooding in Russia. Worst affected was Mordoviya near the Volga River, about 700 km southeast of Moscow.

Spring floods caused flooding in Russia. Worst affected was Mordoviya near the Volga River, about 700 km southeast of Moscow.

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Front-runners barred from Egypt election

Ten candidates have been barred from standing in Egypt’s upcoming presidential election. They include former spy chief Omar Suleiman, the Muslim

Ten candidates have been barred from standing in Egypt’s upcoming presidential election. They include former spy chief Omar Suleiman, the Muslim

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Hundreds of inmates escape from Pakistani jail

Nearly four hundred inmates have escaped from a prison in north-west Pakistan. According to a police official, the jail – in the town of Bannu –

Nearly four hundred inmates have escaped from a prison in north-west Pakistan. According to a police official, the jail – in the town of Bannu –

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Sarkozy admits French Harki responsibility

French President Nicolas Sarkozy has formally recognised the State’s responsibility for abandoning Algerians who fought on the French side during

French President Nicolas Sarkozy has formally recognised the State’s responsibility for abandoning Algerians who fought on the French side during

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Belarus frees opposition leader

Belarussian opposition politician, Andrei Sannikov, has been released from prison after the EU imposed new sanctions on the former Soviet

Belarussian opposition politician, Andrei Sannikov, has been released from prison after the EU imposed new sanctions on the former Soviet

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North Korean leader makes first televised speech

North Korea’s fresh-faced new leader has made his first speech in public. Kim Jong-un took to the podium, after soldiers and sailors showcased the

North Korea’s fresh-faced new leader has made his first speech in public. Kim Jong-un took to the podium, after soldiers and sailors showcased the

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Pirate Parties debate strategy

It is a busy weekend for Pirate Parties. In Germany they have been meeting to plan for North Rhine Westphalia’s regional elections while at a two-day

It is a busy weekend for Pirate Parties. In Germany they have been meeting to plan for North Rhine Westphalia’s regional elections while at a two-day

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Polish nationalist rally ends in violence

A nationalist rally in Katowice in Poland descended into violence as anti-fascist groups clashed with members of the National Radical Camp who were

A nationalist rally in Katowice in Poland descended into violence as anti-fascist groups clashed with members of the National Radical Camp who were

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Titanic anniversary cruise reaches destination

Exactly 100 years after the mighty Titanic sank on its maiden voyage with the loss of almost 2,000 lives, an anniversary cruise has gone to the spot

Exactly 100 years after the mighty Titanic sank on its maiden voyage with the loss of almost 2,000 lives, an anniversary cruise has gone to the spot

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UN observers head to fragile Syria

United Nations chief Ban Ki-moon has welcomed the Security Council’s decision to send observers to Syria to monitor the implementation of special

United Nations chief Ban Ki-moon has welcomed the Security Council’s decision to send observers to Syria to monitor the implementation of special

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West optimistic after Iran talks

Western powers say they are cautiously optimistic after the first talks with Iran over its nuclear programme in more than a year. Although Tehran

Western powers say they are cautiously optimistic after the first talks with Iran over its nuclear programme in more than a year. Although Tehran

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Iran sanctions hitting EU - Jalili

Following the Iran nuclear talks in Istanbul, euronews spoke to Iran’s chief negotiator, Saeed Jalili. Our reporter, Bora Bayraktar asked him

Following the Iran nuclear talks in Istanbul, euronews spoke to Iran’s chief negotiator, Saeed Jalili. Our reporter, Bora Bayraktar asked him

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Troubled Orthodox church celebrates Easter

Orthodox Christians around the world are celebrating Easter today, but all is not well with the church. Its head in Russia, Patriarch Kirill, put

Orthodox Christians around the world are celebrating Easter today, but all is not well with the church. Its head in Russia, Patriarch Kirill, put

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Astrakhan focus of anti-Putin protests

There was tension on the streets of Astrakhan in Russia’s biggest post election protest outside Moscow. Anti-Putin demonstrators marched in support

There was tension on the streets of Astrakhan in Russia’s biggest post election protest outside Moscow. Anti-Putin demonstrators marched in support