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2012-09-10

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Swedish journalists jailed in Ethiopia go free

After 14 months in jail Ethiopia has pardoned two Swedish journalists it had found guilty of “supporting terrorism” and sentenced to 11

After 14 months in jail Ethiopia has pardoned two Swedish journalists it had found guilty of “supporting terrorism” and sentenced to 11

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Merkel's EU power grab bad for democracy warns CDU dissident

In power for almost seven years, the political stature of Angela Merkel is without equal among the leaders of the European Union. The condition of

In power for almost seven years, the political stature of Angela Merkel is without equal among the leaders of the European Union. The condition of

Europe

Rasmussen defends US Bagram plans

Despite the hand over of Bagram to Afghan authorities the US has said it will keep control of at least one block at the controversial jail

Despite the hand over of Bagram to Afghan authorities the US has said it will keep control of at least one block at the controversial jail

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Dutch Princess Maxima takes part in charity swim

Princess Maxima of the Netherlands has taken part in the Amsterdam City swim to raise money for people with Motor Neurone Disease. She completed

Princess Maxima of the Netherlands has taken part in the Amsterdam City swim to raise money for people with Motor Neurone Disease. She completed

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Japan Banking Minister found dead in apartment

After just three months in the job, Japanese Finance Minister Tadahiro Matsushita has been found dead in his apartment in what appears to be a

After just three months in the job, Japanese Finance Minister Tadahiro Matsushita has been found dead in his apartment in what appears to be a

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Corsica supermarket bombings

A series of explosions rocked seven supermarkets on the French island of Corsica on Sunday night. Damage was limited. There has been no claim

A series of explosions rocked seven supermarkets on the French island of Corsica on Sunday night. Damage was limited. There has been no claim

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Hollande promises he is accelerating

With his popularity flagging, French President François Hollande has set out to recast his image as ‘man in control’. He told the nation on

With his popularity flagging, French President François Hollande has set out to recast his image as ‘man in control’. He told the nation on

Business

Glencore to the max over Xstrata

Glencore, the world’s biggest commodities trader, will not raise its offer for Xstrata any further. On Monday it outlined an improved bid for the

Glencore, the world’s biggest commodities trader, will not raise its offer for Xstrata any further. On Monday it outlined an improved bid for the

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Dutch Election: Parties won't speculate on coalition partners

Dutch voters go to the polls on Wednesday knowing that they can expect similar levels of austerity to their other European neighbours once a

Dutch voters go to the polls on Wednesday knowing that they can expect similar levels of austerity to their other European neighbours once a

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Syria: UN Human Rights chief concerned over "war crimes" by both sides

Syrian state television is reporting the deaths of at least 17 people in two bomb attacks in the country’s biggest city, Aleppo. The victims are said

Syrian state television is reporting the deaths of at least 17 people in two bomb attacks in the country’s biggest city, Aleppo. The victims are said

Culture

New York Fashion: Hilfiger and von Furstenberg

Tommy Hilfiger embraced the sailing life in his 2013 women’s collection at New York Fashion Week, continuing his theme of stripes and infusing a

Tommy Hilfiger embraced the sailing life in his 2013 women’s collection at New York Fashion Week, continuing his theme of stripes and infusing a

Culture

Zeitlin's Beasts rampages through Deauville

New Yorker Benh Zeitlin clocked up two more awards for his Beasts of the Southern Wild. The film about a girl caught up in a natural disaster caused

New Yorker Benh Zeitlin clocked up two more awards for his Beasts of the Southern Wild. The film about a girl caught up in a natural disaster caused

Business

Temperatures rise in Germany's euro-fever

In Germany, a close ally of Chancellor Angela Merkel has called into question the independence of the European Central Bank over its newest plan to

In Germany, a close ally of Chancellor Angela Merkel has called into question the independence of the European Central Bank over its newest plan to

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South Africa miners ignore calls to return to work

Less than ten percent of striking South African platinum miners have turned up for work at the Marikana colliery, despite calls by unions to end

Less than ten percent of striking South African platinum miners have turned up for work at the Marikana colliery, despite calls by unions to end

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Afghanistan government takes control of Bagram prison

The Afghan flag was hoisted during a ceremony handing over control of US-built Bagram prison. Afghan authorities have taken over control of the

The Afghan flag was hoisted during a ceremony handing over control of US-built Bagram prison. Afghan authorities have taken over control of the

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Afghan Taliban threaten to kidnap and kill Prince Harry

The Afghan Taliban said on Monday they were doing everything in their power to try to kidnap or kill Britain’s Prince Harry, who arrived in

The Afghan Taliban said on Monday they were doing everything in their power to try to kidnap or kill Britain’s Prince Harry, who arrived in

Culture

Want to study abroad? Comenius is for you

Are you 14 or more and would you like to spend some time in a school abroad? The Comenius Individual Pupil Mobility project, a European exchange

Are you 14 or more and would you like to spend some time in a school abroad? The Comenius Individual Pupil Mobility project, a European exchange

Culture

Studies abroad booming trend in Europe

Sixteen-year old Elea is off to school. But this isn’t any old school day for this young French pupil. She has decided to move to Finland for a

Sixteen-year old Elea is off to school. But this isn’t any old school day for this young French pupil. She has decided to move to Finland for a

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Fugitive Iraqi vice president denounces death sentence

Iraq’s fugitive Vice President Tareq al-Hashemi has refused to return to Baghdad where he faces the death sentence after being accused of commanding

Iraq’s fugitive Vice President Tareq al-Hashemi has refused to return to Baghdad where he faces the death sentence after being accused of commanding

Business

Cooling world economy turns the heat up in China

The world’s financial woes are impacting on the mighty Chinese economy according to the latest trade figures. Domestic companies are cutting

The world’s financial woes are impacting on the mighty Chinese economy according to the latest trade figures. Domestic companies are cutting

Business

More disappointment for Italian economy

There has been more gloomy news on the already shaky Italian economy. Latest figures show it contracted by 0.8 per cent in the second quarter of this

There has been more gloomy news on the already shaky Italian economy. Latest figures show it contracted by 0.8 per cent in the second quarter of this

Business

BP Gulf of Mexico sale raises cash for damages

The oil giant BP has sold some of its oil and gas fields in the Gulf of Mexico to an independent company based in Houston for 4.3-billion

The oil giant BP has sold some of its oil and gas fields in the Gulf of Mexico to an independent company based in Houston for 4.3-billion

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Bomb squad at UK house of French Alps shooting victims

What have been described as “potentially explosive substances” have been found in the Surrey home of the victims of the French Alps shootings.

What have been described as “potentially explosive substances” have been found in the Surrey home of the victims of the French Alps shootings.

Special_reports

Somalia: one woman's struggle for peace

Is there any room for hope in Somalia, long-since written-off as a ‘failed state’? Hawa Aden Mohamed has never stopped believing. euronews met her

Is there any room for hope in Somalia, long-since written-off as a ‘failed state’? Hawa Aden Mohamed has never stopped believing. euronews met her

Science_technology

From micro smartphone projectors to paper speakers

Brighter, smarter and thinner; that’s how scientists in Germany describe the new type of projector they have developed. Based at the Fraunhofer

Brighter, smarter and thinner; that’s how scientists in Germany describe the new type of projector they have developed. Based at the Fraunhofer

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Hong Kong democrats dealt election blow

Hong Kong’s pro-democracy parties won a third of the seats up for grabs in the former British colony’s legislative elections on Sunday. They picked

Hong Kong’s pro-democracy parties won a third of the seats up for grabs in the former British colony’s legislative elections on Sunday. They picked

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A message of peace for Middle East during Pope's visit to Lebanon

Pope Benedict XVI travels to Lebanon on Friday, bringing a message of peace for the whole of the Middle East – especially poignant due the to

Pope Benedict XVI travels to Lebanon on Friday, bringing a message of peace for the whole of the Middle East – especially poignant due the to

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Iraqis react to Hashemi death sentence

Iraqis have been reacting to yesterday’s death sentence handed to the country’s fugitive vice president, Tareq al-Hashemi, for running death

Iraqis have been reacting to yesterday’s death sentence handed to the country’s fugitive vice president, Tareq al-Hashemi, for running death