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2013-01-22

Sport

Sneijder completes switch to Galatasaray

Dutch international Wesley Sneijder has completed his move from Inter Milan to Galatasaray for a fee of €7.5million after passing a club medical at

Dutch international Wesley Sneijder has completed his move from Inter Milan to Galatasaray for a fee of €7.5million after passing a club medical at

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Injuries in shooting at college in Texas - reports

Reports from Texas say three people have been injured in a shooting at a US college indicating one of those hurt may have been the shooter. This

Reports from Texas say three people have been injured in a shooting at a US college indicating one of those hurt may have been the shooter. This

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Tobacconists fume at EU cigarette restrictions

No smoke without fire as thousands of tobacco retailers take to the streets of Brussels to protest against the European Commission’s proposed

No smoke without fire as thousands of tobacco retailers take to the streets of Brussels to protest against the European Commission’s proposed

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Mohamed al-Zawahiri: "Westerners 'will burn first' over Mali"

A stark warning for Westerners comes as Mohamed al-Zawahiri, a former senior member in the Egyptian Salafist jihadist movement, speaking to euronews

A stark warning for Westerners comes as Mohamed al-Zawahiri, a former senior member in the Egyptian Salafist jihadist movement, speaking to euronews

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In Mali rebels try to buy support

In the Malian city of Diabaly, life is slowly returning to normal following French-Malian military efforts to regain control of the key town from

In the Malian city of Diabaly, life is slowly returning to normal following French-Malian military efforts to regain control of the key town from

Europe

France, Germany mark 50 years of friendship

The leaders of France and Germany celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Elysee ‘friendship’ Treaty with a joint ceremony in Berlin. The accord

The leaders of France and Germany celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Elysee ‘friendship’ Treaty with a joint ceremony in Berlin. The accord

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Kiev marks Unity and Liberty Day

People in Kiev are marking Unity and Liberty Day, which symbolises the unification of Ukrainian lands. A human chain formed across the Paton Bridge

People in Kiev are marking Unity and Liberty Day, which symbolises the unification of Ukrainian lands. A human chain formed across the Paton Bridge

Business

Luxury industry growth questions

Will profits keep ticking up for top-end watch makers? That is the big question dominating the Geneva watch fair – the first major luxury goods

Will profits keep ticking up for top-end watch makers? That is the big question dominating the Geneva watch fair – the first major luxury goods

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Three - way live election results in Israel

It’s voting time in Israel, as people come forward to vote for the 19th Knesset – the state’s next parliament. Elections results will be available in

It’s voting time in Israel, as people come forward to vote for the 19th Knesset – the state’s next parliament. Elections results will be available in

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Charles Taylor appeals war crimes in the Hague

Ex-Liberian president Charles Taylor could face a tougher sentence as his appeal is heard in the Hague. Prosecutors have asked for his 50 year

Ex-Liberian president Charles Taylor could face a tougher sentence as his appeal is heard in the Hague. Prosecutors have asked for his 50 year

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Pilots in protest over proposed EU legislation

Dozens of pilots in the departure lounge at Frankfurt airport staged a protest over new EU legislation which they claim could keep them on duty for

Dozens of pilots in the departure lounge at Frankfurt airport staged a protest over new EU legislation which they claim could keep them on duty for

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Moscow gays assaulted during kissing protest

A small number of gay rights activists have staged a kissing protest outside the Russian parliament in opposition to a Kremlin bill, which will make

A small number of gay rights activists have staged a kissing protest outside the Russian parliament in opposition to a Kremlin bill, which will make

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Le stink spreads across the channel

A chemical factory in north-western France has caused a real stink across the channel. A gas leak has affected thousands from Paris to London. It has

A chemical factory in north-western France has caused a real stink across the channel. A gas leak has affected thousands from Paris to London. It has

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Athens protest over power cuts

In Athens protesters gathered outside the state controlled power company PPC. They’re angry at power cuts in homes where residents have failed to pay

In Athens protesters gathered outside the state controlled power company PPC. They’re angry at power cuts in homes where residents have failed to pay

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Choreographer steps in to head Bolshoi ballet

The Bolshoi ballet has unveiled the choreographer who will head the company in the absence of Sergei Filin. Galina Stepanenko was unveiled to the

The Bolshoi ballet has unveiled the choreographer who will head the company in the absence of Sergei Filin. Galina Stepanenko was unveiled to the

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Attacks in Baghdad leave 17 dead

Three deadly blasts have rocked Baghdad leaving 17 dead and dozens wounded. A suicide bomber attacked an army base in Taji to the north of the

Three deadly blasts have rocked Baghdad leaving 17 dead and dozens wounded. A suicide bomber attacked an army base in Taji to the north of the

Business

World jobless continues to soar: ILO

Job centres are set to get fuller worldwide. The International Labour Organisation’s annual report, makes familiar grim reading. As it has at

Job centres are set to get fuller worldwide. The International Labour Organisation’s annual report, makes familiar grim reading. As it has at

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Berlin at centre of the Franco-German marriage

The venue for the start to the day’s discussions, speeches and celebrations of the Franco-German relationship was the French Embassy in Berlin

The venue for the start to the day’s discussions, speeches and celebrations of the Franco-German relationship was the French Embassy in Berlin

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Egypt hungry for tourists

Tourism in Egypt is suffering from insecurity, two years after the Arab Spring revolution here. These days, there are sometimes more rent-a-camel

Tourism in Egypt is suffering from insecurity, two years after the Arab Spring revolution here. These days, there are sometimes more rent-a-camel

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Irish council calls for drink-drive permits to combat depression

A council in Ireland has voted to back a motion allowing some people to drive while above the legal alcohol limit. Kerry County Council will now

A council in Ireland has voted to back a motion allowing some people to drive while above the legal alcohol limit. Kerry County Council will now

Europe

EU debates citizenship, identity amid economic gloom

If you are worried about finding a job or your family is struggling to pay the bills, the European Year of Citizens might have passed you by. The

If you are worried about finding a job or your family is struggling to pay the bills, the European Year of Citizens might have passed you by. The

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Israeli settlements go to the polls

Favourite to win, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has pledged to continue controversial settlement building on the West Bank. Home to

Favourite to win, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has pledged to continue controversial settlement building on the West Bank. Home to

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Israeli voters say 'it's the economy, stupid'

Israelis have been voting in a general election that looks set to take the country further to the right. The outcome is widely expected to bring

Israelis have been voting in a general election that looks set to take the country further to the right. The outcome is widely expected to bring

Culture

Van Herpen electrifies

At Paris Fashion week, the Iris Van Herpen autumn/winter couture show kicked off with an electrifying performance by a living statue shooting what

At Paris Fashion week, the Iris Van Herpen autumn/winter couture show kicked off with an electrifying performance by a living statue shooting what

Culture

Flight takes off

New drama Flight, directed by Robert Zemeckis, has been premiered in London. The star, Denzel Washington, was on the red carpet saying that he

New drama Flight, directed by Robert Zemeckis, has been premiered in London. The star, Denzel Washington, was on the red carpet saying that he

Special_reports

Ireland: the emotional battle of abortion

Kiera contacted the Irish support group Termination for Medical Reasons after losing her baby. Here she tells euronews her story and why she believes

Kiera contacted the Irish support group Termination for Medical Reasons after losing her baby. Here she tells euronews her story and why she believes

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Russian aircraft in evacuation operation from Lebanon

Are two aircraft on the tarmac of Moscow airport the first visual sign Russia expects President Bashar al-Assad’s regime to fall? The giant jets

Are two aircraft on the tarmac of Moscow airport the first visual sign Russia expects President Bashar al-Assad’s regime to fall? The giant jets

Science_technology

Santander gets smart

Santander, in the north of Spain, is looking to the future and is styling itself as a “Smartcity”. Some 12,000 sensors are installed on facades

Santander, in the north of Spain, is looking to the future and is styling itself as a “Smartcity”. Some 12,000 sensors are installed on facades

Business

Japan's central bank goes for growth

The Bank of Japan has unveiled a stimulus plan that is its most determined effort yet to end years of economic stagnation. Following the example of

The Bank of Japan has unveiled a stimulus plan that is its most determined effort yet to end years of economic stagnation. Following the example of

Business

Atari files for bankruptcy protection

Wrestling with tough market conditions, video game pioneer Atari SA has filed for bankruptcy protection in Paris and New York. That is because it

Wrestling with tough market conditions, video game pioneer Atari SA has filed for bankruptcy protection in Paris and New York. That is because it