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2012-10-05

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South African miners fired for illegal strike

Twelve thousand workers in Rustenburg South Africa were told on Friday they are without a job. The miners have been fired by the world’s largest

Twelve thousand workers in Rustenburg South Africa were told on Friday they are without a job. The miners have been fired by the world’s largest

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Americans defy warnings to join Pakistan anti-drone march

A group of Americans have defied warnings over safety to travel to Pakistan and join a march protesting against US drone strikes. It is to start in

A group of Americans have defied warnings over safety to travel to Pakistan and join a march protesting against US drone strikes. It is to start in

Business

Europe waits for Spain to decide

Everybody is watching Spain now, waiting for the country to seek financial help from the EU. But will Madrid really ask for a full bailout? And how

Everybody is watching Spain now, waiting for the country to seek financial help from the EU. But will Madrid really ask for a full bailout? And how

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Liverpool choir sings Beatles' 'Love Me Do' into record books

An informal choir of more than 1,600 people have set a new world record in the Beatles’ home city of Liverpool on the 50th anniversary of the release

An informal choir of more than 1,600 people have set a new world record in the Beatles’ home city of Liverpool on the 50th anniversary of the release

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Italy student protests turn violent in several cities

Riot police have clashed with angry students in at least three Italian cities as the effects of deep cuts to the education budget are

Riot police have clashed with angry students in at least three Italian cities as the effects of deep cuts to the education budget are

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Над Дніпром засяяло нове "Сонце"

У Дніпропетровську з’явилося друге “сонце”. Арт-об’єкт «Дніпропетровський світанок» прикрашатиме новий металургійний комплекс, який відмовився від

У Дніпропетровську з’явилося друге “сонце”. Арт-об’єкт «Дніпропетровський світанок» прикрашатиме новий металургійний комплекс, який відмовився від

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Venezuela's Chavez hangs on

Is Venezuela ready to move on from Chavez? He has been in power for 14 years, and would be happy to stay there. A referendum in 2009 removed the

Is Venezuela ready to move on from Chavez? He has been in power for 14 years, and would be happy to stay there. A referendum in 2009 removed the

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Kenyans win torture case against British government

At the High Court in London supporters of three elderly Kenyans celebrated after a ruling which says they can sue Britain. The Kenyans were

At the High Court in London supporters of three elderly Kenyans celebrated after a ruling which says they can sue Britain. The Kenyans were

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Eleven-year-old boy finds remains of mammoth

In Russia an 11-year-old boy has uncovered the remains of a mammoth while out walking his dog near a remote weather station. The discovery included

In Russia an 11-year-old boy has uncovered the remains of a mammoth while out walking his dog near a remote weather station. The discovery included

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Steroid injection under suspicion in U.S.A

An infected steroid solution used for injections to relieve back pain in the United States is suspected of causing an outbreak of meningitis which

An infected steroid solution used for injections to relieve back pain in the United States is suspected of causing an outbreak of meningitis which

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Pope's butler followed conscience

The ex-papal-butler Paolo Gabriele, accused of stealing and leaking copies of Vatican documents, for six years dressed his employer around dawn and

The ex-papal-butler Paolo Gabriele, accused of stealing and leaking copies of Vatican documents, for six years dressed his employer around dawn and

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Radical cleric to be extradited "as quickly as possible"

Islamist cleric, Abu Hamza al-Masri will be extradited to the United States,“as quickly as possible” according to the Home Office. That statement

Islamist cleric, Abu Hamza al-Masri will be extradited to the United States,“as quickly as possible” according to the Home Office. That statement

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Surprise fall in US unemployment rate

There has been some potentially good news for Barack Obama’s re-election bid. The US jobless rate has fallen surprisingly to a near four-year low of

There has been some potentially good news for Barack Obama’s re-election bid. The US jobless rate has fallen surprisingly to a near four-year low of

Sport

Conte ban reduced

Juventus coach Antonio Conte has had his ten month suspension reduced to four after winning an appeal at the Italy’s National Court of Arbitration

Juventus coach Antonio Conte has had his ten month suspension reduced to four after winning an appeal at the Italy’s National Court of Arbitration

Business

As Europe suffers, America stands by

The eurozone crisis may be daily front-page news in Europe, but what about on the other side of the Atlantic? Do Americans gloat over the EU’s

The eurozone crisis may be daily front-page news in Europe, but what about on the other side of the Atlantic? Do Americans gloat over the EU’s

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Syria rebels shot down army helicopter, seize military base

Syrian rebels have shot down a military helicopter east of the capital Damascus, according to British based observers.   The new attack comes hours

Syrian rebels have shot down a military helicopter east of the capital Damascus, according to British based observers.   The new attack comes hours

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High Court rules cleric can be extradited

Radical Islamist cleric Abu Hamza al-Masri can be extradited from the UK to the United States where he faces terrorism charges. The decision ends a

Radical Islamist cleric Abu Hamza al-Masri can be extradited from the UK to the United States where he faces terrorism charges. The decision ends a

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Cash crunch for Greece in November

The Greek prime minister says Greece will run out of money by the end of next month if it does not  receive the next installment of its bail-out

The Greek prime minister says Greece will run out of money by the end of next month if it does not  receive the next installment of its bail-out

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Prominent blogger Yoani Sanchez arrested in Cuba

Cuban dissident blogger Yoani Sanchez has been arrested in Bayamo, eastern Cuba. The news has been posted on social networking sites and confirmed by

Cuban dissident blogger Yoani Sanchez has been arrested in Bayamo, eastern Cuba. The news has been posted on social networking sites and confirmed by

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Ferrari boss wants better future for his country

Ferrari president Luca Cordero di Montezemolo was in Paris for the World Automobile Fair. Euronews spoke to him about the state of the car

Ferrari president Luca Cordero di Montezemolo was in Paris for the World Automobile Fair. Euronews spoke to him about the state of the car

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Calls for an educational revolution in Egypt

Egypt after the Arab Spring is facing many challenges and uncertainties. Some of the loudest voices calling for change are coming from teachers and

Egypt after the Arab Spring is facing many challenges and uncertainties. Some of the loudest voices calling for change are coming from teachers and

Culture

Mika explores The Origin of Love

British singer-songwriter Mika is back with a brand new album, The Origin Of Love, which includes the single Celebrate, written by Mika and American

British singer-songwriter Mika is back with a brand new album, The Origin Of Love, which includes the single Celebrate, written by Mika and American

Culture

Impressions of 19th century clothes

The exhibition “Impressionism and Fashion” at the Musée d’Orsay in Paris examines how clothes were portrayed in paintings and drawings in the second

The exhibition “Impressionism and Fashion” at the Musée d’Orsay in Paris examines how clothes were portrayed in paintings and drawings in the second

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Bees create buzz of interest with coloured honey

How do you like your honey? In northern France beekeepers can serve you up a jar in a variety of shades of blue and green. They have not been

How do you like your honey? In northern France beekeepers can serve you up a jar in a variety of shades of blue and green. They have not been

Business

Game over for Romney as Obama gets jobs boost?

President Obama may be rubbing his hands together this Friday after the US jobless rate fell to 7.8 percent, its lowest level since January 2009

President Obama may be rubbing his hands together this Friday after the US jobless rate fell to 7.8 percent, its lowest level since January 2009

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Turkey warns further strikes by Syria would be "a fatal mistake"

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has warned Damascus that testing his government would be “a fatal mistake”.   The strong rebuke follows

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has warned Damascus that testing his government would be “a fatal mistake”.   The strong rebuke follows

Business

Airbus losing 2012's battle of the skies

Airbus has clearly lost the competition to sell the most planes so far this year; it has sold less than half as many as Boeing. The American rival

Airbus has clearly lost the competition to sell the most planes so far this year; it has sold less than half as many as Boeing. The American rival

Business

Smartphones swell Samsung profits

Samsung Electronics has beaten market expectations for Q3 boosting operating profit by a whopping 85 percent. The world’s largest technology

Samsung Electronics has beaten market expectations for Q3 boosting operating profit by a whopping 85 percent. The world’s largest technology