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2013-01-21

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Diabaly falls, now French and Malian forces eye north

After an entry under cover of darkness early Monday morning, French and Malian forces now say the town of Diabaly is secure and they are

After an entry under cover of darkness early Monday morning, French and Malian forces now say the town of Diabaly is secure and they are

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Davos: five-star talking shop opens for business

As the great and the good arrive in the postcard-pretty Swiss mountain resort of Davos for the World Economic Forum, scepticism is rife and many

As the great and the good arrive in the postcard-pretty Swiss mountain resort of Davos for the World Economic Forum, scepticism is rife and many

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Obama 'journey' speech excerpts

“This generation of Americans has been tested by crises that steeled our resolve and proved our resilience.” “A decade of war is now ending, an

“This generation of Americans has been tested by crises that steeled our resolve and proved our resilience.” “A decade of war is now ending, an

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Britain and Japan condemn loss of life in Algeria

Of the 37 foreigners killed during the Algerian gas plant siege seven were Japanese nationals, three remain unaccounted for. Parlimentary

Of the 37 foreigners killed during the Algerian gas plant siege seven were Japanese nationals, three remain unaccounted for. Parlimentary

Business

Positive signs for German economy

The prospects for Europe’s largest economy have improved and any slow down will be short lived. That upbeat assessment for Germany comes in the

The prospects for Europe’s largest economy have improved and any slow down will be short lived. That upbeat assessment for Germany comes in the

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Jubilant crowds cheer on Barack Obama's public inauguration

US President Barack Obama was on Capitol Hill where he took the public oath of office for his second term. Along with all the state pomp and

US President Barack Obama was on Capitol Hill where he took the public oath of office for his second term. Along with all the state pomp and

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Meet the new boss, same as the old boss

President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden have been publicly sworn in for their second terms in Washington. And, once again, the

President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden have been publicly sworn in for their second terms in Washington. And, once again, the

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Algeria details the deaths at In Amenas siege

Algeria’s Prime Minister has been detailing events during the hostage crisis at the gas plant in the desert town of In Amenas. Abdelmalek Sellal

Algeria’s Prime Minister has been detailing events during the hostage crisis at the gas plant in the desert town of In Amenas. Abdelmalek Sellal

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CDU crashes to fifth consecutive state election loss

The defeat of the ruling coalition in Lower Saxony’s state election on Sunday was by the narrowest of margins; the SPD’s Stefan Weil along with the

The defeat of the ruling coalition in Lower Saxony’s state election on Sunday was by the narrowest of margins; the SPD’s Stefan Weil along with the

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Mokhtar Belmokhtar: A profile of the "Marlboro Man"

This is allegedly the mastermind behind the In Amenas gas facility attack in Algeria. Now one of the world’s most wanted men, who is Mokhtar

This is allegedly the mastermind behind the In Amenas gas facility attack in Algeria. Now one of the world’s most wanted men, who is Mokhtar

Science_technology

Visions of our moody Sun

What causes the violent explosions on the Sun’s surface and our communication systems to occasionally go down? How do the Sun’s mysterious magnetic

What causes the violent explosions on the Sun’s surface and our communication systems to occasionally go down? How do the Sun’s mysterious magnetic

Business

Dutch minister poised to lead Eurogroup

The first meeting of 2013 of the Eurogroup of finance ministers was the last for Jean-Claude Juncker. The prime minister of Luxembourg, and as such

The first meeting of 2013 of the Eurogroup of finance ministers was the last for Jean-Claude Juncker. The prime minister of Luxembourg, and as such

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Protests in Turkey as NATO missiles arrive

A small group of protesters clashed with police on Monday as Dutch troops arrived in the NATO airbase at Incirlik in Turkey, in the south-east. 25

A small group of protesters clashed with police on Monday as Dutch troops arrived in the NATO airbase at Incirlik in Turkey, in the south-east. 25

Culture

Paris fashion week kicks off

Versace kicked off Paris couture week with a colourful and luxurious collection awash in fluorescent hues and real 24-carat gold accents. Kevin

Versace kicked off Paris couture week with a colourful and luxurious collection awash in fluorescent hues and real 24-carat gold accents. Kevin

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Mali: French troops liberate Diabaly

French and Malian armoured columns have rolled unopposed into the central Malian town of Diabaly which was taken by Islamist fighters a week

French and Malian armoured columns have rolled unopposed into the central Malian town of Diabaly which was taken by Islamist fighters a week

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Eritrean troops surround Ministry of Information in Asmara

Around 200 Eritrean soldiers with two tanks have surrounded the Ministry of Information in the capital Asmara, regional diplomatic sources said on

Around 200 Eritrean soldiers with two tanks have surrounded the Ministry of Information in the capital Asmara, regional diplomatic sources said on

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New study sheds light on online 'copy culture'

photo credit FlickR/liferfe A new study by the American Assembly, a non-partisan research centre at Columbia University, brings fresh insights into

photo credit FlickR/liferfe A new study by the American Assembly, a non-partisan research centre at Columbia University, brings fresh insights into

Business

Moscow stock exchange to float

Turning Moscow into a global financial centre is the reasoning behind plans by the Moscow Exchange to float, a move which could raise around 380

Turning Moscow into a global financial centre is the reasoning behind plans by the Moscow Exchange to float, a move which could raise around 380

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USA gears up for grand presidential inauguration parade

Star-spangled banners, tight security and crowd barriers. All preparations for US President Barack Obama’s public inauguration. Up to 800,000 are

Star-spangled banners, tight security and crowd barriers. All preparations for US President Barack Obama’s public inauguration. Up to 800,000 are

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Trial begins of New Delhi rape suspects

A fast-track court in New Delhi has begun the trial of five men accused of the rape and murder on a bus of a 23 year-old physiotherapy student in

A fast-track court in New Delhi has begun the trial of five men accused of the rape and murder on a bus of a 23 year-old physiotherapy student in

Science_technology

Hi-tech art restoration

“The Statue of Hope” at the English Cemetery in Florence is having a 3D scan to analyse the stone prior to having a high-tech clean. The laser

“The Statue of Hope” at the English Cemetery in Florence is having a 3D scan to analyse the stone prior to having a high-tech clean. The laser

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More flight disruption across Europe as heavy snow continues

Freezing temperatures and heavy snow continue to batter parts of Europe, causing further travel chaos. At Frankfurt airport, 27% of flights have

Freezing temperatures and heavy snow continue to batter parts of Europe, causing further travel chaos. At Frankfurt airport, 27% of flights have

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Combined French/Malian force enters Diabaly

Security sources say a column of French and Malian armoured personnel carriers and supply trucks moved north into the central Malian town of Diabaly

Security sources say a column of French and Malian armoured personnel carriers and supply trucks moved north into the central Malian town of Diabaly

Business

Financing for the future

Crowdfunding is a way of financing a business venture: small contributions from dozens, if not hundreds of investors via social networking sites for

Crowdfunding is a way of financing a business venture: small contributions from dozens, if not hundreds of investors via social networking sites for

Culture

French cinema enjoys success

Three of four smash hits in 2011 ensured a bumper year for French cinema. Asterix and Obélix: God Save Britannia was one of them. The other three box

Three of four smash hits in 2011 ensured a bumper year for French cinema. Asterix and Obélix: God Save Britannia was one of them. The other three box

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Israel set for tight general election race

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu looks on course for a third successive term in office. But it’s tight. Polls show declining support for

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu looks on course for a third successive term in office. But it’s tight. Polls show declining support for

Europe

There's distance between us!

Officials in Brussels admit it is a problem they must tackle: how to close the big distance between the European Union and its citizens. In these

Officials in Brussels admit it is a problem they must tackle: how to close the big distance between the European Union and its citizens. In these

Europe

Concern in Brussels over "disconnect"

The European Commission has launched a series of public meetings across the EU as part of a plan to try to get closer to the people, to encourage

The European Commission has launched a series of public meetings across the EU as part of a plan to try to get closer to the people, to encourage

Europe

"Citizens need to feel the EU is theirs"

On the question of how to close the distance between the EU and its citizens, and to get them to fully use their European rights, Euronews spoke to

On the question of how to close the distance between the EU and its citizens, and to get them to fully use their European rights, Euronews spoke to

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Barack Obama sworn in for second term

US President Barack Obama began his second term, taking the oath of office in an intimate ceremony in the ornate White House Blue Room.

US President Barack Obama began his second term, taking the oath of office in an intimate ceremony in the ornate White House Blue Room.