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2012-12-04

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Austrian group makes cash call to poke Facebook

An Austrian group calling itself “Europe versus Facebook”, which has filed a privacy law suit against the American social network, is launching a

An Austrian group calling itself “Europe versus Facebook”, which has filed a privacy law suit against the American social network, is launching a

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Tragic day for shipping in Black Sea

Appalling weather conditions in the Black Sea have proved fatal for shipping near Istanbul. The coal freighter Volgo Balt 199 sank in heavy seas

Appalling weather conditions in the Black Sea have proved fatal for shipping near Istanbul. The coal freighter Volgo Balt 199 sank in heavy seas

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Cairo gripped by anti-Mursi protests

Violence has erupted in Egyptian capital Cairo as those opposed to President Mursi’s sweeping new powers marched on the presidential palace. The

Violence has erupted in Egyptian capital Cairo as those opposed to President Mursi’s sweeping new powers marched on the presidential palace. The

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Philippines: Floods of refugees flee Typhoon Bopha

More than 50 people are reported to have been killed after a typhoon hit the Philippines. Typhoon Bopha brought winds gusting to more than 200

More than 50 people are reported to have been killed after a typhoon hit the Philippines. Typhoon Bopha brought winds gusting to more than 200

Business

Changes ahead at EADS?

Reports that talks are being held about possible changes at EADS have pleased investors. The company and French President Francois Hollande have

Reports that talks are being held about possible changes at EADS have pleased investors. The company and French President Francois Hollande have

Sport

The ugly side of the beautiful game

Dutch football has been left in a state in shock this week after Richard Nieuwenhuizen died on Monday following injuries sustained in an attack while

Dutch football has been left in a state in shock this week after Richard Nieuwenhuizen died on Monday following injuries sustained in an attack while

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Serbian students protest against war crimes tribunal

Police say around 3,000 students marched through Belgrade on Tuesday to present parliament with a demand it pass a resolution condemning the recent

Police say around 3,000 students marched through Belgrade on Tuesday to present parliament with a demand it pass a resolution condemning the recent

Europe

NATO chief warns Syria on chemical weapons

NATO chief Anders Fogh Rasmussen has warned Syria not to use its stockpile of chemical weapons. He said the Assad regime would face serious

NATO chief Anders Fogh Rasmussen has warned Syria not to use its stockpile of chemical weapons. He said the Assad regime would face serious

Business

Eurogroup urgently seeks new head

France’s Pierre Moscovici has emerged as a candidate to become the new chairman of the Eurogroup as Jean-Claude Juncker confirmed he will step down

France’s Pierre Moscovici has emerged as a candidate to become the new chairman of the Eurogroup as Jean-Claude Juncker confirmed he will step down

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Introducing Internet control by governments

Binding rules that would give governments legal control over how the Internet works are under consideration in Dubai this week. The World

Binding rules that would give governments legal control over how the Internet works are under consideration in Dubai this week. The World

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Merkel sweeps to record CDU win

With her re-election as head of Germany’s CDU Conservatives with an uncontested 98% of the vote, a record, Angela Merkel appears unassailable just

With her re-election as head of Germany’s CDU Conservatives with an uncontested 98% of the vote, a record, Angela Merkel appears unassailable just

Sport

Lemond for UCI President

Former Tour de France winner Greg Lemond has said he is willing to run for president of cycling’s world governing body the UCI on an interim

Former Tour de France winner Greg Lemond has said he is willing to run for president of cycling’s world governing body the UCI on an interim

Culture

Price's 'seductive' video wins her Turner Prize

British video artist Elizabeth Price has won this year’s Turner Prize for her “seductive” installation entitled The Woolworths Choir Of 1979, which

British video artist Elizabeth Price has won this year’s Turner Prize for her “seductive” installation entitled The Woolworths Choir Of 1979, which

Culture

The Louvre branches out

The French city of Lens – a former mining town in the north of the country – is better known for football than art but it is here that a regional

The French city of Lens – a former mining town in the north of the country – is better known for football than art but it is here that a regional

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French police arrest two in Toulouse massacre probe

French police have arrested two people in connection with the deaths of three soldiers, a rabbi and three Jewish children in city of Toulouse. The

French police have arrested two people in connection with the deaths of three soldiers, a rabbi and three Jewish children in city of Toulouse. The

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Russian volcano spews ash into the atmosphere

A volcano in Russia’s Eastern Kamchatka Peninsula has erupted for the first time in 36 years. Polsky Tolbachik began spewing a column of ash seven

A volcano in Russia’s Eastern Kamchatka Peninsula has erupted for the first time in 36 years. Polsky Tolbachik began spewing a column of ash seven

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Louisiana cops uncover 3 million kilos of explosive material

A town in Louisiana in the United States has been evacuated after police uncovered three million kilogramme’s of explosive material. Boxes of the

A town in Louisiana in the United States has been evacuated after police uncovered three million kilogramme’s of explosive material. Boxes of the

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Bomb hits Golden Dawn HQ close to Athens

A bomb has exploded at the offices of a far-right political party in the Greek capital Athens. No one was injured in the blast at the local

A bomb has exploded at the offices of a far-right political party in the Greek capital Athens. No one was injured in the blast at the local

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Crew missing after cargo ship sinks in Black Sea

One cargo ship has sunk and a second is in trouble amid a storm in the Black Sea. Several of the sunken ship’s mostly Ukrainian crew are missing and

One cargo ship has sunk and a second is in trouble amid a storm in the Black Sea. Several of the sunken ship’s mostly Ukrainian crew are missing and

Europe

Talks on European banking union end in failure

Talks between EU finance chiefs ended on Tuesday without an agreement on a proposed European banking union. Ministers met in Brussels earlier to

Talks between EU finance chiefs ended on Tuesday without an agreement on a proposed European banking union. Ministers met in Brussels earlier to

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Cold killing young Syrian refugees

Three Syrian refugee children who died of cold in the Zaatari camp in Jordan were buried on Monday, in the border town of Ramtha. The charity Save

Three Syrian refugee children who died of cold in the Zaatari camp in Jordan were buried on Monday, in the border town of Ramtha. The charity Save

Business

Spanish jobless total nears 5 million

There was a new record for unemployment in Spain in November. The number of people officially registered as without a job is closing in on five

There was a new record for unemployment in Spain in November. The number of people officially registered as without a job is closing in on five

Nocomment

Heatwave in Australia sparks bushfires

A heatwave over parts of eastern Australia has caused several bushfires, with temperatures soaring into the thirties. Local fire crews were

A heatwave over parts of eastern Australia has caused several bushfires, with temperatures soaring into the thirties. Local fire crews were

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Kurds hold their ground in Syrian conflict

The Syrian army put up a sustained artillery barrage of Damascus’s southern suburbs on Tuesday. A big counterattack is underway, but if anything it

The Syrian army put up a sustained artillery barrage of Damascus’s southern suburbs on Tuesday. A big counterattack is underway, but if anything it

Science_technology

Euronews hangs out with InteraXon CEO Ariel Garten

At the LeWeb 12 conference in Paris, euronews’ Mark Davis hosted a Google+ Hangout with InteraXon CEO Ariel Garten as a guest. Ariel presented

At the LeWeb 12 conference in Paris, euronews’ Mark Davis hosted a Google+ Hangout with InteraXon CEO Ariel Garten as a guest. Ariel presented

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US denies Iran claims over 'spy drone' capture

Iranian TV and other media say an American drone aircraft has been captured after entering the country’s airspace. They say the unmanned ScanEagle

Iranian TV and other media say an American drone aircraft has been captured after entering the country’s airspace. They say the unmanned ScanEagle

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Egypt: anti-Morsi groups march on presidential palace

Egyptian riot police have fired teargas at protesters demonstrating against President Mohamed Mursi near the presidential palace in Cairo. Live

Egyptian riot police have fired teargas at protesters demonstrating against President Mohamed Mursi near the presidential palace in Cairo. Live