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2013-01-01

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Fatah marks its 48th anniversary

Fatah supporters celebrated in Jerusalem the 48th anniversary of the founding of the Palestinian movement It was a rare occasion for the ancient

Fatah supporters celebrated in Jerusalem the 48th anniversary of the founding of the Palestinian movement It was a rare occasion for the ancient

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Zuzulova wins Munich parallel slalom

Slovakian Veronika Velez Zuzulova began the new year in style by stunning World Cup leader Tina Maze in the final of a parallel slalom competition in

Slovakian Veronika Velez Zuzulova began the new year in style by stunning World Cup leader Tina Maze in the final of a parallel slalom competition in

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Europeans take a wintry wade on New Year's Day

Perhaps it was a cure for the excesses of the night before, as some Europeans took traditional dips in cold water to mark New Year’s Day. In the

Perhaps it was a cure for the excesses of the night before, as some Europeans took traditional dips in cold water to mark New Year’s Day. In the

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Euronews: 20 years of storytelling

The new year means a birthday for euronews, which started life 20 years ago. It was born out of war. The European Broadcasting Union saw how the

The new year means a birthday for euronews, which started life 20 years ago. It was born out of war. The European Broadcasting Union saw how the

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Two in a row for Jacobsen

Anders Jacobsen of Norway continued his domination of the 61st edition of the prestigious Four Hills ski jumping competition on Tuesday when he won

Anders Jacobsen of Norway continued his domination of the 61st edition of the prestigious Four Hills ski jumping competition on Tuesday when he won

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Palestinian-Israeli tension spills into violence in the West Bank

Tensions have risen in the West Bank in the run up to this month’s Israeli parliamentary elections. Clashes erupted in the town of Tamoun after an

Tensions have risen in the West Bank in the run up to this month’s Israeli parliamentary elections. Clashes erupted in the town of Tamoun after an

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Successor lacks Chávez' charisma

Venezuela’s vice-president Nicolas Maduro is at the centre of Hugo Chávez’s inner circle, having been at his side for 20 years. As Chávez

Venezuela’s vice-president Nicolas Maduro is at the centre of Hugo Chávez’s inner circle, having been at his side for 20 years. As Chávez

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Ceremony to mark Fatah anniversary

A formal ceremony has been held in Hebron, in the West Bank, to mark the 48th anniversary of the founding of the Fatah party. The largest group in

A formal ceremony has been held in Hebron, in the West Bank, to mark the 48th anniversary of the founding of the Fatah party. The largest group in

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Extra peacekeeping troops arrive in Central African Republic

Extra troops have arrived in Central African Republic to shore up the country’s army after a string of defeats left a Seleka rebel alliance within

Extra troops have arrived in Central African Republic to shore up the country’s army after a string of defeats left a Seleka rebel alliance within

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Scores killed in Ivory Coast stampede

At least 60 people have been killed in a stampede as they were leaving a New Year fireworks display in Ivory Coast. According to state radio, as

At least 60 people have been killed in a stampede as they were leaving a New Year fireworks display in Ivory Coast. According to state radio, as

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Greek metro workers begin 2013 with a strike

Greek metro workers and train drivers have begun the new year with a 24-hour strike over wage cuts. Average public sector wages are due to be

Greek metro workers and train drivers have begun the new year with a 24-hour strike over wage cuts. Average public sector wages are due to be

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Thoughts of home for refugees from Syria conflict

It is the season when thoughts turn to home. Nowhere perhaps is that more poignant than in the refugee camps which have become a base for those

It is the season when thoughts turn to home. Nowhere perhaps is that more poignant than in the refugee camps which have become a base for those

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UN appeals for fresh funds for displaced Afghans

The plight of nearly half a million displaced Afghans is being highlighted by the United Nations in a call for more aid. Makeshift refugee camps in

The plight of nearly half a million displaced Afghans is being highlighted by the United Nations in a call for more aid. Makeshift refugee camps in

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Quick fix or long term solution for the US?

For shoppers in New York how will a deal which avoids the effects of a fiscal cliff hit their pockets. Is it merely a sticking plaster on the

For shoppers in New York how will a deal which avoids the effects of a fiscal cliff hit their pockets. Is it merely a sticking plaster on the

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North Korean leader in peace call to the South

Three weeks after what was seen as the provocative launch of a long-range rocket, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has called for an end to the

Three weeks after what was seen as the provocative launch of a long-range rocket, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has called for an end to the

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China New Year countdown

China welcomes 2013. Beijing, Shanghai and Hong Kong celebrating the occasion.

China welcomes 2013. Beijing, Shanghai and Hong Kong celebrating the occasion.

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Ivory coast crush kills 60

At least 60 people have been crushed to death after attending a New Year’s Eve fireworks display in Ivory Coast. One report said that more than 100

At least 60 people have been crushed to death after attending a New Year’s Eve fireworks display in Ivory Coast. One report said that more than 100

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Fireworks and festivities in New Year celebrations

There was a raucous New York style greeting for 2013. In Times square a crowd of around one million joined in a spirited rendition of the song, “New

There was a raucous New York style greeting for 2013. In Times square a crowd of around one million joined in a spirited rendition of the song, “New

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Euronews looks ahead to 2013

Who will be the world’s leaders in 2013? How will Europe fare? Will Italy get a new leader, what will be the futures of Syria, Egypt or the

Who will be the world’s leaders in 2013? How will Europe fare? Will Italy get a new leader, what will be the futures of Syria, Egypt or the

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Senate approves bill to avoid 'fiscal cliff'

It was two hours after the midnight deadline but the US Senate finally approved legislation to avoid the “fiscal cliff”. The overwhelming vote

It was two hours after the midnight deadline but the US Senate finally approved legislation to avoid the “fiscal cliff”. The overwhelming vote

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US faces a temporary fall over the fiscal cliff

The US is facing a temporary slip over the so-called “fiscal cliff”. Pressure is piling on lawmakers to back a last-minute deal between the White

The US is facing a temporary slip over the so-called “fiscal cliff”. Pressure is piling on lawmakers to back a last-minute deal between the White

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Prayers are said across Venezuela for Chávez

Prayers are being said across Venezuela for President Hugo Chávez who is battling complications brought on by an operation for cancer. The

Prayers are being said across Venezuela for President Hugo Chávez who is battling complications brought on by an operation for cancer. The

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Hillary Clinton expected to recover from clot

Hillary Clinton is expected to fully recover from a blood clot lodged in a vein between her brain and skull. Doctors treating the US Secretary of

Hillary Clinton is expected to fully recover from a blood clot lodged in a vein between her brain and skull. Doctors treating the US Secretary of

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Pakistan frees more members of the Taliban

Pakistan has freed the ex-justice minister of the Taliban, along with three other prisoners. Talks have been underway to get certain Taliban

Pakistan has freed the ex-justice minister of the Taliban, along with three other prisoners. Talks have been underway to get certain Taliban