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2012-09-19

Sport

Sporting revolution

Many Syrian athletes have long been at the heart of the Syrian revolution participating in public demonstrations against the bloody internal battle

Many Syrian athletes have long been at the heart of the Syrian revolution participating in public demonstrations against the bloody internal battle

News

Barroso stresses winning EU hearts and minds

The President of the European Commission Jose Manuel Barroso has said youth unemployment is a major priority for the EU. Appearing on a special

The President of the European Commission Jose Manuel Barroso has said youth unemployment is a major priority for the EU. Appearing on a special

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French embassies shut over new Prophet Mohammad cartoons

France has closed its embassies in 20 countries after the publication of naked cartoons of the Prophet Mohammad in a satirical magazine. The

France has closed its embassies in 20 countries after the publication of naked cartoons of the Prophet Mohammad in a satirical magazine. The

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Syrian Rebels control Turkish border crossing

This is the third Turkish border crossing to fall under the control of Syrian rebel fighters, after a fierce gun battle during which two Turkish

This is the third Turkish border crossing to fall under the control of Syrian rebel fighters, after a fierce gun battle during which two Turkish

Europe

Controversial study finds tumours in rats fed GM

In Brussels, on Wednesday thousands of protesters hit the streets calling for an overhaul of European food policy. The rally came as a new French

In Brussels, on Wednesday thousands of protesters hit the streets calling for an overhaul of European food policy. The rally came as a new French

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Top Colombian druglord captured

Daniel Barrera, one of Colombia`s most wanted drug traffickers, has been arrested in Venezuela. “Crazy Barrera” was described by Colombia`s

Daniel Barrera, one of Colombia`s most wanted drug traffickers, has been arrested in Venezuela. “Crazy Barrera” was described by Colombia`s

Business

Heineken's Asian expansion on track

Heineken has removed the last obstacle to its plans for Asia, which got the approval of the markets. The share price of the world’s third largest

Heineken has removed the last obstacle to its plans for Asia, which got the approval of the markets. The share price of the world’s third largest

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Russian NGOs to lose American funding as USAID closes

The US is to close the Russian operations of its Agency for International Development to comply with a new law. In July, the Russian parliament

The US is to close the Russian operations of its Agency for International Development to comply with a new law. In July, the Russian parliament

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YouTube under fire over anti-Islam film

YouTube is coming under pressure from governments worldwide over the film said to insult Islam. Parent firm Google has already rejected a request

YouTube is coming under pressure from governments worldwide over the film said to insult Islam. Parent firm Google has already rejected a request

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Abdelkader el-Hadji, Aleppo rebel leader: "We are stronger"

Our correspondent in Syria has been seeking out rebels in action in Aleppo. This comes as current and former Western officials say their countries

Our correspondent in Syria has been seeking out rebels in action in Aleppo. This comes as current and former Western officials say their countries

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French cabinet greenlights EU financial treaty

France has kickstarted ratification of the EU Fiscal Pact, but Francois Hollande’s government remains deeply divided on the move. The cabinet has

France has kickstarted ratification of the EU Fiscal Pact, but Francois Hollande’s government remains deeply divided on the move. The cabinet has

Europe

Trade tops EU-China summit

European and Chinese leaders are in Brussels for the 15th EU-China summit. Traditionally, trade, the economy and the environment have topped the

European and Chinese leaders are in Brussels for the 15th EU-China summit. Traditionally, trade, the economy and the environment have topped the

Business

Bank of Japan moves to aid recovery

Japan’s central bank has announced new measures to try to spur economic growth there. It is an admission that the near-term recovery in the world’s

Japan’s central bank has announced new measures to try to spur economic growth there. It is an admission that the near-term recovery in the world’s

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Pakistan declares national holiday for film protests

Pakistan’s government has declared Friday a national holiday to allow protests against the anti-Islam film. The announcement came hours after

Pakistan’s government has declared Friday a national holiday to allow protests against the anti-Islam film. The announcement came hours after

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Syrian activists report 20 civilians killed in Damascus.

Rebel forces say that an attack took place in the Jobar district of the Syrian capital, leaving 20 people dead. Amateur footage uploaded to the

Rebel forces say that an attack took place in the Jobar district of the Syrian capital, leaving 20 people dead. Amateur footage uploaded to the

Business

Portugal's borrowing costs dip

There was good news for Portugal on the borrowing front on Wednesday. Despite big anti-austerity protests there last weekend, investors were keen

There was good news for Portugal on the borrowing front on Wednesday. Despite big anti-austerity protests there last weekend, investors were keen

Business

Ex-bankrupt Japan Airlines trades again

Less than three years after Japan Airlines collapsed into bankruptcy, its shares are again being traded on the Tokyo stock exchange. After being

Less than three years after Japan Airlines collapsed into bankruptcy, its shares are again being traded on the Tokyo stock exchange. After being

Business

Inditex profit up on internet and emerging markets

Inditex, the world’s largest clothing retailer, posted profits in the first half of the year that jumped by 32 percent. The owner of the Zara

Inditex, the world’s largest clothing retailer, posted profits in the first half of the year that jumped by 32 percent. The owner of the Zara

Culture

Vivienne Westwood: "Don't buy anything."

It may seem contradictory but British fashion stalwart Vivienne Westwood is encouraging people to have a ‘less is more’ approach when it comes to

It may seem contradictory but British fashion stalwart Vivienne Westwood is encouraging people to have a ‘less is more’ approach when it comes to

Culture

The Possession grips at the box office

Loosely based on a true story, The Possession is the tale of a young girl Em – played by Natasha Calis – who is taken over by a demon. Horror films

Loosely based on a true story, The Possession is the tale of a young girl Em – played by Natasha Calis – who is taken over by a demon. Horror films

Business

Golden rules to balanced budgets

Signed by all the 27 European Union member states, except Britain and the Czech Republic, the budget pact is what Germany demanded in return for

Signed by all the 27 European Union member states, except Britain and the Czech Republic, the budget pact is what Germany demanded in return for

Science_technology

Zoom on cameras at Photokina

Photokina is the world’s largest trade fair for the photographic industry. Held every two years in Cologne, it is a chance for manufacturers to

Photokina is the world’s largest trade fair for the photographic industry. Held every two years in Cologne, it is a chance for manufacturers to

Europe

Eurozone countries face 'double loss' caused by corruption

The head of an anti-corruption watchdog says endangered eurozone countries “will lose out double” due to a lack of public scrutiny while selling off

The head of an anti-corruption watchdog says endangered eurozone countries “will lose out double” due to a lack of public scrutiny while selling off

Nocomment

Tokyo: Japanese nationalists island rally

Right-wing activists held a rally in Tokyo to protest against China’s activities near several disputed islands in the East China Sea.

Right-wing activists held a rally in Tokyo to protest against China’s activities near several disputed islands in the East China Sea.

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Dramatic images show Arctic Ocean ice melt

The US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has released images showing sea ice in the Arctic Ocean melting to record low levels.

The US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has released images showing sea ice in the Arctic Ocean melting to record low levels.

Science_technology

Green light for eco-industries

More than three million people across the EU now work in eco-industries, producing nature-friendly goods and services. It is an increasingly

More than three million people across the EU now work in eco-industries, producing nature-friendly goods and services. It is an increasingly

Culture

Butler's buzz: bee-inspired accessories in London

Trend-makers, designers, buyers and fashion followers are in London as Fashion Week continues. Euronews is there to get the low-down. Our reporter

Trend-makers, designers, buyers and fashion followers are in London as Fashion Week continues. Euronews is there to get the low-down. Our reporter

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Beijing police break up anti-Japan protests

Chinese authorities moved to break up anti-Japan protests outside the Japanese embassy in Beijing on Wednesday as a territorial row rumbles on. The

Chinese authorities moved to break up anti-Japan protests outside the Japanese embassy in Beijing on Wednesday as a territorial row rumbles on. The