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2012-12-11

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Syrians board the 'freedom train' for Strasbourg

Activists gathered in Strasbourg to await the arrival of the ‘Freedom Train’ from Paris. The train was carrying around 400 anti-regime Syrians and

Activists gathered in Strasbourg to await the arrival of the ‘Freedom Train’ from Paris. The train was carrying around 400 anti-regime Syrians and

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Mursi agrees to talks as tensions mount

As tensions between pro- and anti- supporters simmer outside the presidential palace in Cairo, Egypt’s President Mohamed Mursi has agreed to attend

As tensions between pro- and anti- supporters simmer outside the presidential palace in Cairo, Egypt’s President Mohamed Mursi has agreed to attend

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French PM attacks tax exiles after Depardieu's departure

The French prime minister has sharply criticised tax exiles following revelations that the country’s most famous actor has bought a property in

The French prime minister has sharply criticised tax exiles following revelations that the country’s most famous actor has bought a property in

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Pump action shuts Italy's forecourts

Filling stations in Italy have stopped pumping fuel in a strike that will deprive motorists of petrol and diesel until Friday morning. Station

Filling stations in Italy have stopped pumping fuel in a strike that will deprive motorists of petrol and diesel until Friday morning. Station

Sport

Spend on football development not technology - Platini

It was diplomacy and hand shakes in Kuala Lumpur for UEFA President Michel Platini. The once deft touches and fine arts of the former French play

It was diplomacy and hand shakes in Kuala Lumpur for UEFA President Michel Platini. The once deft touches and fine arts of the former French play

Business

Thyssenkrupp steeled for better times

Despite posted a net loss five times bigger than feared and not paying a dividend, Thyssenkrupp saw its shares rise to be the day’s best performer on

Despite posted a net loss five times bigger than feared and not paying a dividend, Thyssenkrupp saw its shares rise to be the day’s best performer on

Business

Greek debt buyback a partial successs

Greece’s attempt to reduce its debt has been only a partial success. Athens was able to buy back more of its long term government bonds that it had

Greece’s attempt to reduce its debt has been only a partial success. Athens was able to buy back more of its long term government bonds that it had

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Egypt tourism revival hit by political troubles

Egypt’s economy, which is heavily dependent on tourism, will have to wait a little longer for help from the International Monetary Fund. The

Egypt’s economy, which is heavily dependent on tourism, will have to wait a little longer for help from the International Monetary Fund. The

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Constitutional tensions rise in Egypt

Protesters for and against the Egyptian president are ranging themselves against each other in Cairo and Alexandria as a controversial referendum on

Protesters for and against the Egyptian president are ranging themselves against each other in Cairo and Alexandria as a controversial referendum on

Europe

Pat pending: Patience pays as EU announce new patent laws

More than 40 years ago the EU began a discussion on the formation of a common European patent in order to make it easier and less costly for

More than 40 years ago the EU began a discussion on the formation of a common European patent in order to make it easier and less costly for

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UN puts pressure on Afghan government to protect women

The UN is calling on Hamid Karzai’s Government to enforce a 2009 law designed to protect women. The legislation made child marriage, forced marriage

The UN is calling on Hamid Karzai’s Government to enforce a 2009 law designed to protect women. The legislation made child marriage, forced marriage

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Russian soprano's Galina Vishnevskaya dies at 86

The russian opera singer Galina Vishnevskaya has died at the age of 86 in Moscow. The widow of cellist Mstislv Rostropovitch began her career at

The russian opera singer Galina Vishnevskaya has died at the age of 86 in Moscow. The widow of cellist Mstislv Rostropovitch began her career at

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Egyptian demonstrators attack palace barricades

Opposition groups have called for marches to the presidential palace today to protest against the hastily arranged constitutional referendum planned

Opposition groups have called for marches to the presidential palace today to protest against the hastily arranged constitutional referendum planned

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Vote for your Person (or People) of 2012

euronews is looking back at the year’s events and the people for whom 2012 will be remembered. In a year of elections and ongoing economic struggles

euronews is looking back at the year’s events and the people for whom 2012 will be remembered. In a year of elections and ongoing economic struggles

Culture

Rostropovich Festival in Baku

The annual Rostropovich Festival in Baku, Azerbaijan, honours the cellist, pianist and conductor Rostropovich. Many famous musicians and conductors

The annual Rostropovich Festival in Baku, Azerbaijan, honours the cellist, pianist and conductor Rostropovich. Many famous musicians and conductors

Culture

The Bodyguard - musical show

Heather Headley and Lloyd Owen star in the new musical of ‘The Bodyguard’ which has just opened in London’s West End. The lead role in the film of

Heather Headley and Lloyd Owen star in the new musical of ‘The Bodyguard’ which has just opened in London’s West End. The lead role in the film of

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Berlusconi: Italy policies too "German-centric"

Perhaps already starting his campaign for a political comeback, former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi has criticised his successor for

Perhaps already starting his campaign for a political comeback, former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi has criticised his successor for

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Erasmus students quiz Barroso on the state of Europe

A day after receiving the Nobel Prize for Peace on behalf of the European Union, EU Commission President José Manuel Barroso answered questions from

A day after receiving the Nobel Prize for Peace on behalf of the European Union, EU Commission President José Manuel Barroso answered questions from

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HSBC and Standard fined for sanction violations

Europe’s biggest bank, HSBC, has agreed to pay a record 1.5 billion-euro fine for failing to prevent money laundering and failing to respect

Europe’s biggest bank, HSBC, has agreed to pay a record 1.5 billion-euro fine for failing to prevent money laundering and failing to respect

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Loyalists protests spark violence in northern Ireland

Loyalists were protesting in Belfast over the decision to limit the flying of the Union flag to designated days only on official buildings. The

Loyalists were protesting in Belfast over the decision to limit the flying of the Union flag to designated days only on official buildings. The

Business

More Fed stimulus due

The Federal Reserve is likely to expand its monetary stimulus to the US economy this week at the end of its two-day policy meeting. Fed chairman

The Federal Reserve is likely to expand its monetary stimulus to the US economy this week at the end of its two-day policy meeting. Fed chairman

Business

Land Rover looks to Saudi Arabia

Jaguar Land Rover is looking at setting up a car plant in Saudi Arabia. The Indian owned British luxury car maker has signed a preliminary deal

Jaguar Land Rover is looking at setting up a car plant in Saudi Arabia. The Indian owned British luxury car maker has signed a preliminary deal

Business

Euribor manipulation report

There have been more developments in the interest rate manipulation scandal. The Wall Street Journal reports the European Union is set to accuse

There have been more developments in the interest rate manipulation scandal. The Wall Street Journal reports the European Union is set to accuse

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Hoax radio station to donate profits to dead nurse's family

The Australian radio station behind the hoax call to the London hospital where Prince William’s pregnant wife Kate was being cared for has said it

The Australian radio station behind the hoax call to the London hospital where Prince William’s pregnant wife Kate was being cared for has said it

Science_technology

The Internet of Things

LeWeb is one of the major annual dates in the Web industry, attracting around 3,500 professionals, investors, bloggers and internet fans. The theme

LeWeb is one of the major annual dates in the Web industry, attracting around 3,500 professionals, investors, bloggers and internet fans. The theme

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UNHCR: 500,000 Syrian refugees registered abroad

The number of registered Syrian refugees in other Middle Eastern countries and in north Africa has topped half a million, according to the

The number of registered Syrian refugees in other Middle Eastern countries and in north Africa has topped half a million, according to the

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Parade of fish in Christmas performance

A South Korean aquarium creates a performance featuring a school of sardines dancing along with a Santa diver and displays a tank of electric eels

A South Korean aquarium creates a performance featuring a school of sardines dancing along with a Santa diver and displays a tank of electric eels

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N. Ireland Secretary condemns Belfast flag protests

The Minister for Northern Ireland has condemned those who threw a petrol bomb into a police vehicle in Belfast while an officer was still inside

The Minister for Northern Ireland has condemned those who threw a petrol bomb into a police vehicle in Belfast while an officer was still inside

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Hospitalised Mandela has lung infection but 'doing well'

The former South African President Nelson Mandela, who was taken to hospital in Pretoria at the weekend, is being treated for a lung infection

The former South African President Nelson Mandela, who was taken to hospital in Pretoria at the weekend, is being treated for a lung infection

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Egypt on alert as pro and anti-Mursi camps plan rival rallies

Egypt is gearing up for a day of high tension with both supporters and opponents of President Mursi planning rival rallies in the run-up to

Egypt is gearing up for a day of high tension with both supporters and opponents of President Mursi planning rival rallies in the run-up to