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2012-12-03

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Hollande and Monti swap notes on Europe

With the French and Italian leaders meeting for a bilateral summit in Lyon it was a perfect opportunity to get them face-to-face to answer a range of

With the French and Italian leaders meeting for a bilateral summit in Lyon it was a perfect opportunity to get them face-to-face to answer a range of

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Erdogan and Putin talk Turkey, Syria and gas

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has held meetings with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Istanbul. Moscow is a major ally of the

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has held meetings with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Istanbul. Moscow is a major ally of the

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International disquiet over Israeli settlement plans

There has been a flurry of international disquiet about Israel’s decision to press ahead with a major programme of building Jewish settlements in

There has been a flurry of international disquiet about Israel’s decision to press ahead with a major programme of building Jewish settlements in

Europe

Eurogroup ministers consider Greek debt buyback

Eurozone finance ministers met in Brussels with many offering their reactions to news that Greece would buy back some of its bonds to cut its debt

Eurozone finance ministers met in Brussels with many offering their reactions to news that Greece would buy back some of its bonds to cut its debt

Business

Renault loses momentum

Poor sales in November meant Renault saw its shares slump on Monday in Paris. The second largest French carmaker has been the hardest hit by the

Poor sales in November meant Renault saw its shares slump on Monday in Paris. The second largest French carmaker has been the hardest hit by the

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Kate and William expecting royal baby

The moment royal watchers have been waiting for has finally arrived. Kate and William are expecting. There was no information about when the baby —

The moment royal watchers have been waiting for has finally arrived. Kate and William are expecting. There was no information about when the baby —

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Peru and Chile's maritime dispute at the Hague

The International Court of Justice in the Hague has begun hearing arguments from Peru and Chile in a dispute over major areas of sea off their

The International Court of Justice in the Hague has begun hearing arguments from Peru and Chile in a dispute over major areas of sea off their

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In nomine @Pontifex - Pope's Twitter address announced

The Vatican has unveiled the handle of the pope’s new Twitter account. @Pontifex is expected to be one of the most-followed Twitter accounts ever —

The Vatican has unveiled the handle of the pope’s new Twitter account. @Pontifex is expected to be one of the most-followed Twitter accounts ever —

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Moscow motorway misery as gridlock endangers lives

Thousands of trucks and cars are once again stuck in a crippling traffic jam on the M-10 motorway linking Moscow to St Petersburg. The tailback began

Thousands of trucks and cars are once again stuck in a crippling traffic jam on the M-10 motorway linking Moscow to St Petersburg. The tailback began

Culture

Helping music break borders in Europe

We are in Vienna airport. Bernhard, Jakob and Bernie of the band Elektro Guzzi are returning from a tour round Iceland, Germany and

We are in Vienna airport. Bernhard, Jakob and Bernie of the band Elektro Guzzi are returning from a tour round Iceland, Germany and

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Franco-Italian axis speaks on euronews

Hello and welcome to the first edition of The Global Conversation. Joining us today: French President François Hollande and Italian prime minister

Hello and welcome to the first edition of The Global Conversation. Joining us today: French President François Hollande and Italian prime minister

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Monti and Hollande discuss new rail link

Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti met with French President Francois Hollande in Lyon on Monday, to discuss a new high-speed-rail link between the

Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti met with French President Francois Hollande in Lyon on Monday, to discuss a new high-speed-rail link between the

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Chad-France orphan fraud case opens

Aid workers from the French charity Zoe’s Ark have gone on trial in Paris, accused of fraud. They were arrested in Chad, central Africa, in October

Aid workers from the French charity Zoe’s Ark have gone on trial in Paris, accused of fraud. They were arrested in Chad, central Africa, in October

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Slovenia doubts impact of new president

Former prime minster Borut Pahor has been elected as the new president of Slovenia. The opposition Social Democrat takes the largely ceremonial

Former prime minster Borut Pahor has been elected as the new president of Slovenia. The opposition Social Democrat takes the largely ceremonial

Culture

Marrakesh marks 12th international film festival

Despite the cold and rain there was a warm reception for the stars treading the red carpet at start of the Marrakesh international film festival

Despite the cold and rain there was a warm reception for the stars treading the red carpet at start of the Marrakesh international film festival

Culture

European cinema in rude health

The Maltese capital Valletta welcomed the great and the good from the European film industry for the 25th jubilee edition of the European Film

The Maltese capital Valletta welcomed the great and the good from the European film industry for the 25th jubilee edition of the European Film

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Syria: rebels bombed near Turkish border

Syrian government forces bombed rebel positions in the town of Ras al-Ain on the border with Turkey on Monday, leaving at least 12 dead according to

Syrian government forces bombed rebel positions in the town of Ras al-Ain on the border with Turkey on Monday, leaving at least 12 dead according to

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European anger at Israel settlement plan

A diplomatic storm is brewing over Israel’s decision to build more settlements – and to open the door for possible construction on new land that

A diplomatic storm is brewing over Israel’s decision to build more settlements – and to open the door for possible construction on new land that

Sport

Green Tree Raid

One hundred per cent nature and one hundred per cent female participants, the 11th edition of the Green Tree Raid took place against the magnificent

One hundred per cent nature and one hundred per cent female participants, the 11th edition of the Green Tree Raid took place against the magnificent

Business

Greek bonds boosted by buyback details

Greece is to spend 10 billion euros to buy back government bonds, offering a better deal than investors had feared. The move is part of efforts to

Greece is to spend 10 billion euros to buy back government bonds, offering a better deal than investors had feared. The move is part of efforts to

Culture

Music in Europe

Despite the absence of borders, music has a hard time travelling in Europe. That’s the result of a study by Emmanuel Legrand for the European Music

Despite the absence of borders, music has a hard time travelling in Europe. That’s the result of a study by Emmanuel Legrand for the European Music

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Peru fish quest border case

The fishermen of Puerto Grau in Peru want access to waters they have long been denied. The Pacific here is rich in resources within 200 nautical

The fishermen of Puerto Grau in Peru want access to waters they have long been denied. The Pacific here is rich in resources within 200 nautical

Business

UK lawmakers want tax crackdown on multinationals

Companies that sell in Britain should pay tax in Britain. That was the message on Monday to multinational firms from UK lawmakers. Public anger

Companies that sell in Britain should pay tax in Britain. That was the message on Monday to multinational firms from UK lawmakers. Public anger

Business

Delta 'may buy Virgin Atlantic stake'

Delta has emerged as a possible buyer of a 49 percent stake in the British airline Virgin Atlantic. Singapore Airlines has confirmed it is in talks

Delta has emerged as a possible buyer of a 49 percent stake in the British airline Virgin Atlantic. Singapore Airlines has confirmed it is in talks

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Ukraine: PM and government step down

Ukrainian President, Viktor Yanukovich, has accepted the resignation of Prime Minister Mykola Azarov and his government. They will, however, remain

Ukrainian President, Viktor Yanukovich, has accepted the resignation of Prime Minister Mykola Azarov and his government. They will, however, remain

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Much to discuss at Franco-Italian summit in Lyon

The leaders of France and Italy are meeting in the French city of Lyon for the latest Franco-Italian summit. President François Hollande and

The leaders of France and Italy are meeting in the French city of Lyon for the latest Franco-Italian summit. President François Hollande and

Nocomment

Protestors clash with police as Mexico swears in new president

Hundreds of protestors clashed with police in Mexico City Saturday as Enrique Pena Nieto was sworn in as Mexico’s new president for a six-year term.

Hundreds of protestors clashed with police in Mexico City Saturday as Enrique Pena Nieto was sworn in as Mexico’s new president for a six-year term.

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Egypt judges to boycott Mursi's constitution referendum

Judges in Egypt say they will boycott the president’s proposed referendum on a new constitution. The threat comes amid ongoing protests in Cairo’s

Judges in Egypt say they will boycott the president’s proposed referendum on a new constitution. The threat comes amid ongoing protests in Cairo’s

Nocomment

Spanish disables protest again austerity cuts

More than 10,000 people, many in wheelchairs, have taken to the streets of Madrid in the latest protest against government austerity measures. They

More than 10,000 people, many in wheelchairs, have taken to the streets of Madrid in the latest protest against government austerity measures. They

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Ukraine: Yanukovitch accepts cabinet resignation

Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich has accepted the resignation of Prime Minister Mykola Azarov and his cabinet. The president asked them to

Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich has accepted the resignation of Prime Minister Mykola Azarov and his cabinet. The president asked them to