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2012-06-19

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António Guterres: "we're witnessing human suffering on an epic scale"

For the fifth consecutive year the number of forcibly displaced people worldwide has reached 42 million and aid is now at a critical level. Euronews

For the fifth consecutive year the number of forcibly displaced people worldwide has reached 42 million and aid is now at a critical level. Euronews

Business

Dairy downturn? Danone's warning

A warning from France’s Danone on profitability because of declining sales in Southern Europe disappointed its investors and caused its shares to

A warning from France’s Danone on profitability because of declining sales in Southern Europe disappointed its investors and caused its shares to

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Close up: Rio+20 summit searches sustainable solutions

Leaders of more than 100 countries from around the world are meeting in Brazil this week for a major summit on the environment. The Rio+20 talks aim

Leaders of more than 100 countries from around the world are meeting in Brazil this week for a major summit on the environment. The Rio+20 talks aim

Sport

Euro 2012: England fans hold Sol Campbell protest

Hundreds of English fans gathered in the city centre of Donetsk on Tuesday and paraded through the streets with a coffin in protest at comments made

Hundreds of English fans gathered in the city centre of Donetsk on Tuesday and paraded through the streets with a coffin in protest at comments made

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Greece: growth versus austerity

A new government in Greece will mean changed circumstances, and so Brussels has said that Athens and its international lenders will have to

A new government in Greece will mean changed circumstances, and so Brussels has said that Athens and its international lenders will have to

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Campaigning starts for Libya election in July

Candidates have begun campaigning to become part of a new General National Congress in Libya, being formed after 40 years without democracy. One

Candidates have begun campaigning to become part of a new General National Congress in Libya, being formed after 40 years without democracy. One

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Egyptians rally against ruling military council

Tens of thousands of Egyptians gathered in Cairo’s Tahrir Square on Tuesday evening to accuse the ruling military council of mounting a

Tens of thousands of Egyptians gathered in Cairo’s Tahrir Square on Tuesday evening to accuse the ruling military council of mounting a

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Officials play down tensions between England and Ukrainian fans

Security has been tightened ahead of tonight’s Euro2012 match between England and Ukraine in Donetsk. Although 4,000 England fans are flying in

Security has been tightened ahead of tonight’s Euro2012 match between England and Ukraine in Donetsk. Although 4,000 England fans are flying in

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UNHCR report shows highest number of refugees in 15 years

Ahead of World Refugee Day on Wednesday, a UN reports shows the number of displaced people has hit a 15-year high. UNHCR, the UN’s refugee agency

Ahead of World Refugee Day on Wednesday, a UN reports shows the number of displaced people has hit a 15-year high. UNHCR, the UN’s refugee agency

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Syria faces ire over fresh Russia arms shipment

More shots have been fired in the diplomatic row over who is supplying weapons to Syria. Britain says it has intervened to stop a vessel carrying

More shots have been fired in the diplomatic row over who is supplying weapons to Syria. Britain says it has intervened to stop a vessel carrying

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António Guterres: "we're witnessing human suffering on an epic scale"

For the fifth consecutive year the number of forcibly displaced people worldwide has reached 42 million and aid is now at a critical level. Euronews

For the fifth consecutive year the number of forcibly displaced people worldwide has reached 42 million and aid is now at a critical level. Euronews

Sport

Spain v Croatia: How it happened

Defending champions Spain advanced to the quarterfinals of the European Championship following their narrow 1-0 win over Croatia on Monday

Defending champions Spain advanced to the quarterfinals of the European Championship following their narrow 1-0 win over Croatia on Monday

Sport

Italy v Republic of Ireland: How it happened

Italy made it through to the knock-out stages thanks to a convincing 2-0 win over the Republic of Ireland in Poznan. After a relatively slow start

Italy made it through to the knock-out stages thanks to a convincing 2-0 win over the Republic of Ireland in Poznan. After a relatively slow start

Culture

Artist turns New York detritus into works of art

A New York watertower turned work of art by the artist Tom Fruin, he used 1000 pieces of colourful scrap plexiglas to create the art. The sculpture

A New York watertower turned work of art by the artist Tom Fruin, he used 1000 pieces of colourful scrap plexiglas to create the art. The sculpture

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Cameron invites over-taxed French bosses to Blighty

Days after France voted for a Socialist-led parliament to go with its new Socialist President, British Prime Minister David Cameron has renewed an

Days after France voted for a Socialist-led parliament to go with its new Socialist President, British Prime Minister David Cameron has renewed an

Culture

"Brave" the new Disney/Pixar film for Summer

Hollywood becomes Scotland as performers from the new Disney/Pixar film “Brave” attended the productions world premiere. Set in medieval Scotland

Hollywood becomes Scotland as performers from the new Disney/Pixar film “Brave” attended the productions world premiere. Set in medieval Scotland

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More awards from the Annecy International Film Festival

Junior Jury Award for a graduation film “Friendsheep”, Jaime Maestro – Primer Frame / Escuela de Animación   Junior Jury Award for a short

Junior Jury Award for a graduation film “Friendsheep”, Jaime Maestro – Primer Frame / Escuela de Animación   Junior Jury Award for a short

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Prince Salman named Saudi heir at time of turmoil

Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah has appointed his defence minister, Prince Salman, as heir apparent. The 76-year-old has built a reputation for

Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah has appointed his defence minister, Prince Salman, as heir apparent. The 76-year-old has built a reputation for

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Pakistani Supreme Court disqualifies PM

Pakistan’s increasingly assertive Supreme Court has declared Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani ineligible for office, plunging the country into fresh

Pakistan’s increasingly assertive Supreme Court has declared Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani ineligible for office, plunging the country into fresh

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West Bank settlers blamed for mosque attack

Israeli police say they suspect Jewish settlers may be behind a vandalism attack on a mosque in the West Bank. The building, in the village of Jaba

Israeli police say they suspect Jewish settlers may be behind a vandalism attack on a mosque in the West Bank. The building, in the village of Jaba

Business

Microsoft targets tablets with a Surface shoot

Microsoft is trying to break Apple’s stranglehold on the tablet market with a computer it hopes is innovative enough to lure buyers in that ever

Microsoft is trying to break Apple’s stranglehold on the tablet market with a computer it hopes is innovative enough to lure buyers in that ever

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Myanmar promises new round of reforms

Myanmar is to undergo a “second wave of reforms” aimed at boosting its industry and public sectors. Since taking office last year former general

Myanmar is to undergo a “second wave of reforms” aimed at boosting its industry and public sectors. Since taking office last year former general

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Socialist leader 'optimistic' of Greece coalition deal

It looks increasingly likely that Greece’s Conservative New Democracy will form a coalition government with the Socialist PASOK party after a

It looks increasingly likely that Greece’s Conservative New Democracy will form a coalition government with the Socialist PASOK party after a

Business

Stimulus to follow lower UK inflation?

A surprise on the inflation figures for Britain as it slipped in May to its lowest in two and a half years – down to 2.8 percent from a year earlier

A surprise on the inflation figures for Britain as it slipped in May to its lowest in two and a half years – down to 2.8 percent from a year earlier

Business

Spanish bonds head deeper into bailout territory

The amount of interest Spain is having to offer to get investors to buy its short-term government bonds continues to soar. Madrid’s borrowing

The amount of interest Spain is having to offer to get investors to buy its short-term government bonds continues to soar. Madrid’s borrowing

Business

Fed's stimulus plans in focus

Can we expect more stimulus from the Federal Reserve to counter the weakness of the recovery? That is the question for financial markets as the

Can we expect more stimulus from the Federal Reserve to counter the weakness of the recovery? That is the question for financial markets as the

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Egyptians march to protest military 'power grab'

A large protest is due to get underway in Egypt calling for the ruling military council to hand over full constitutional powers to the country’s new

A large protest is due to get underway in Egypt calling for the ruling military council to hand over full constitutional powers to the country’s new

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PKK attack in Turkey kills 8 soldiers

At least eight Turkish soldiers have been killed in an attack being blamed on Kurdish PKK fighters on the southeastern borders with Iraq and Iran

At least eight Turkish soldiers have been killed in an attack being blamed on Kurdish PKK fighters on the southeastern borders with Iraq and Iran

Science_technology

Bright minds win big prizes at the Inventor Awards

The great and the good from the world of technological innovation board a boat in Copenhagen for the European Inventor Award, presented by the

The great and the good from the world of technological innovation board a boat in Copenhagen for the European Inventor Award, presented by the

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Lagarde gets what she wants from G20

The ongoing G20 summit, which concludes today, has produced one piece of good news from the International Monetary Fund. Director Christine Lagarde

The ongoing G20 summit, which concludes today, has produced one piece of good news from the International Monetary Fund. Director Christine Lagarde