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2012-09-18

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Spain: Communist leader Carrillo dies age 97

Veteran Spanish communist leader Santiago Carrillo has died at the age of 97. Although he lived in exile for decades, Carrillo was a central figure

Veteran Spanish communist leader Santiago Carrillo has died at the age of 97. Although he lived in exile for decades, Carrillo was a central figure

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Analysts say Japan, China cannot afford trade row

Analysts warned on Tuesday that neither side in the Japan-China territorial row can afford a breakdown in economic ties An estimated 260 billion

Analysts warned on Tuesday that neither side in the Japan-China territorial row can afford a breakdown in economic ties An estimated 260 billion

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South African miners end strike after 22% pay hike

Striking miners at Lonmin’s Marikana mine in South Africa say they are accepting a management pay rise offer and will return to work on

Striking miners at Lonmin’s Marikana mine in South Africa say they are accepting a management pay rise offer and will return to work on

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Muslim anger mostly for America

Questions about American policy failure to advance Israeli-Palestinian peace and the Arab Spring have grown increasingly harsh with the Muslim

Questions about American policy failure to advance Israeli-Palestinian peace and the Arab Spring have grown increasingly harsh with the Muslim

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UK: Two policewomen shot dead in Manchester

Two unarmed policewomen have been killed in a gun and grenade attack in northern England. PC Nicola Hughes (23) and PC Fiona Bone (32), had been

Two unarmed policewomen have been killed in a gun and grenade attack in northern England. PC Nicola Hughes (23) and PC Fiona Bone (32), had been

Business

AkzoNobel gets the brush-off over poorly paintmaker boss

AkzoNobel, the world’s biggest paint maker, has delayed its restructuring with the company’s CEO Ton Buchner on medical leave due to fatigue

AkzoNobel, the world’s biggest paint maker, has delayed its restructuring with the company’s CEO Ton Buchner on medical leave due to fatigue

Business

European car sales stuck in the slow lane

August was another bad month for European car sales, with Ford taking the biggest battering. The total number of vehicles being driven out of

August was another bad month for European car sales, with Ford taking the biggest battering. The total number of vehicles being driven out of

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Egypt plans to sue backers of anti-Islam film

Muslims across the world on Tuesday continued their protests against the film deemed to be insulting to the Prophet Muhammad. Demonstrations were

Muslims across the world on Tuesday continued their protests against the film deemed to be insulting to the Prophet Muhammad. Demonstrations were

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Trial of suspected Bulgarian "hate preachers" opens

The trial has begun in Bulgaria of 13 accused members of the Al Waqf al-Islami. Three of the accused face charges of leading the organisation

The trial has begun in Bulgaria of 13 accused members of the Al Waqf al-Islami. Three of the accused face charges of leading the organisation

Sport

Sporting tensions

Escalating tensions between China and Japan over an uninhabited group of islands in the East China Sea has spilled over to the sporting

Escalating tensions between China and Japan over an uninhabited group of islands in the East China Sea has spilled over to the sporting

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Turkey: International envoy visiting Syrian refugees calls for peace

Lakhdar Brahimi, who replaced Kofi Annan as the UN-Arab league special envoy to Syria, says he hopes there will soon be peace and wished an early

Lakhdar Brahimi, who replaced Kofi Annan as the UN-Arab league special envoy to Syria, says he hopes there will soon be peace and wished an early

Culture

Dakota Fanning stars in Now Is Good

American actress Dakota Fanning plays Tessa, a terminally-ill teenager who makes a list of all the things she wants to do before she dies in Now Is

American actress Dakota Fanning plays Tessa, a terminally-ill teenager who makes a list of all the things she wants to do before she dies in Now Is

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Anti-film protests echo Salman Rushdie furore

The deep anger that’s been felt across the Muslim world over the controversial anti-Islam film ‘Innocence of Muslims’ echoes similar demonstrations

The deep anger that’s been felt across the Muslim world over the controversial anti-Islam film ‘Innocence of Muslims’ echoes similar demonstrations

Europe

EU Commission chief Barroso live on euronews

This Wednesday, European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso is live on euronews to answer your questions. Barroso has been fairly explicit

This Wednesday, European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso is live on euronews to answer your questions. Barroso has been fairly explicit

Business

Apple's shares rise on new iPhones orders

With its latest iPhone Apple’s back in the running after dropping behind Samsung in sales in between July and September. Analysts say many delayed

With its latest iPhone Apple’s back in the running after dropping behind Samsung in sales in between July and September. Analysts say many delayed

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Ten dead in attack on Turkish army convoy

  Kurdish militants killed ten soldiers and wounded more than 60 others in an attack on a Turkish army convoy on Tuesday.   Security sources quoted

  Kurdish militants killed ten soldiers and wounded more than 60 others in an attack on a Turkish army convoy on Tuesday.   Security sources quoted

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euronews reporter witnesses fighting in Aleppo

Violence in Syria continues to escalate, and the UN says battles now rage in every major city in the country. Syria’s commercial hub, Aleppo, has

Violence in Syria continues to escalate, and the UN says battles now rage in every major city in the country. Syria’s commercial hub, Aleppo, has

Business

Swiss growth outlook cut

The Swiss government has downgraded its economic outlook for this year and next. The government’s panel of experts cut their growth forecast to

The Swiss government has downgraded its economic outlook for this year and next. The government’s panel of experts cut their growth forecast to

Business

French buy British toy store Hamleys

British toy chain Hamleys has been sold to French group Ludendo for around 75 million euros. Ludendo will add Hamleys – which has been in

British toy chain Hamleys has been sold to French group Ludendo for around 75 million euros. Ludendo will add Hamleys – which has been in

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Pakistan PM vows to probe Zardari corruption allegations

Pakistan Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf says he will obey Tuesday’s Supreme Court order to reopen a corruption case against the country’s

Pakistan Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf says he will obey Tuesday’s Supreme Court order to reopen a corruption case against the country’s

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French court tells 'Closer' to hand over Kate topless photos

Judges in France on Tuesday ordered the editor of a French gossip magazine to hand over the topless photos of Kate Middleton within 24

Judges in France on Tuesday ordered the editor of a French gossip magazine to hand over the topless photos of Kate Middleton within 24

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Insurgents blame anti-Islam film for Kabul suicide bombing

The insurgent group Hezb-e-Islami has claimed responsibility for a suicide bomb attack on a minibus in the Afghan capital Kabul. 12 people, mostly

The insurgent group Hezb-e-Islami has claimed responsibility for a suicide bomb attack on a minibus in the Afghan capital Kabul. 12 people, mostly

Science_technology

Apple V Samsung

Smartphone and tablet giants Apple and Samsung are battling it out in the showroom and the courtroom, with dozens of legal cases being heard all

Smartphone and tablet giants Apple and Samsung are battling it out in the showroom and the courtroom, with dozens of legal cases being heard all

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More Japanese firms shut China operations over islands row

More Japanese firms shut their operations in China on Tuesday over a territorial dispute that has soured ties between Asia’s two largest

More Japanese firms shut their operations in China on Tuesday over a territorial dispute that has soured ties between Asia’s two largest

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Romney hits out at Obama voters in new tax row

US presidential nominee Mitt Romney faces a new tax row after after telling rich donors that President Barack Obama’s voters don’t pay taxes and are

US presidential nominee Mitt Romney faces a new tax row after after telling rich donors that President Barack Obama’s voters don’t pay taxes and are

Nocomment

Angry protests spread over anti-Islam video

Violent clashes sparked by an American-made film which mocks the Muslim Prophet Muhammad, portraying him as a fool and a womaniser have continued

Violent clashes sparked by an American-made film which mocks the Muslim Prophet Muhammad, portraying him as a fool and a womaniser have continued

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Car-free day in Brussels

Brussels’ streets were free of cars and heavy traffic on Sunday (September 16) as it celebrated its 11th annual car-free day, marking a week when

Brussels’ streets were free of cars and heavy traffic on Sunday (September 16) as it celebrated its 11th annual car-free day, marking a week when

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Suicide bomber kills 12 close to Kabul airport

As many as 12 people – mostly foreigners – have been killed in a suicide bomb attack in the Afghan capital Kabul. The blast was claimed by the

As many as 12 people – mostly foreigners – have been killed in a suicide bomb attack in the Afghan capital Kabul. The blast was claimed by the