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2013-01-24

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Record numbers injured as Kiev turns to ice rink

Pedestrians in Kiev have been running an icy gauntlet. As temperatures plummet and the Ukrainian capital turns into a giant ice rink, record

Pedestrians in Kiev have been running an icy gauntlet. As temperatures plummet and the Ukrainian capital turns into a giant ice rink, record

Sport

Record tumbles in climb to the top of Argentine mountain

Carlos Sa marathon runner and climber has entered the record books after his conquest of the highest peak in the Americas. The Portuguese knocked

Carlos Sa marathon runner and climber has entered the record books after his conquest of the highest peak in the Americas. The Portuguese knocked

Europe

EU, Brazil silent on protectionism at trade talks

The EU has accused Brazil of protectionism in the past. But leaders tried to put those differences to one side at a joint trade summit in

The EU has accused Brazil of protectionism in the past. But leaders tried to put those differences to one side at a joint trade summit in

Sport

Repsol Honda unveil new bikes and rider

The Repsol Honda team unveiled it’s new bikes for the start of the 2013 Moto GP season. Casey Stoner has retired so the 2012 World Champion runner

The Repsol Honda team unveiled it’s new bikes for the start of the 2013 Moto GP season. Casey Stoner has retired so the 2012 World Champion runner

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US Secretary of State Nominee John Kerry gets tough on Iran

US Secretary of State Nominee John Kerry categorically stated on Thursday that he would be totally committed to sanctions against Iran. During his

US Secretary of State Nominee John Kerry categorically stated on Thursday that he would be totally committed to sanctions against Iran. During his

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Cassez describes the "injustice" of her Mexico jail time

Back on French soil, seven years after her arrest in Mexico, Florence Cassez has said she always felt free in her mind. On Wednesday, Mexico

Back on French soil, seven years after her arrest in Mexico, Florence Cassez has said she always felt free in her mind. On Wednesday, Mexico

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British referendum casts shadow over Davos

David Cameron is at the World Economic Forum in Davos alongside his European counterparts on Thursday. His address was watched with keen interest

David Cameron is at the World Economic Forum in Davos alongside his European counterparts on Thursday. His address was watched with keen interest

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Making Europe work

In this report from Davos, euronews correspondent Isabelle Kumar looks at how some of the world’s richest business people and world leaders are

In this report from Davos, euronews correspondent Isabelle Kumar looks at how some of the world’s richest business people and world leaders are

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Spanish jobs pain worsens

There is no respite in sight for Spain’s unemployed. The jobless rate there has now soared to its highest level since government statisticians

There is no respite in sight for Spain’s unemployed. The jobless rate there has now soared to its highest level since government statisticians

Business

Apple's share tank on disappointing iPhone sales

Disappointing iPhone sales in the run-up to the Christmas holidays caused Apple’s shares to tumble 12 percent on Thursday. The sell-off was

Disappointing iPhone sales in the run-up to the Christmas holidays caused Apple’s shares to tumble 12 percent on Thursday. The sell-off was

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel urges EU political changes

German Chancellor Angela Merkel told the audience in her keynote speech at the World Economic Forum that Europe should press ahead with political

German Chancellor Angela Merkel told the audience in her keynote speech at the World Economic Forum that Europe should press ahead with political

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Malian refugees flee to Djenne, NGOs struggle to tackle crisis

Refugees have gathered in the central Malian town of Djenne, uprooted by the violence sweeping their country. They have travelled across Mali to

Refugees have gathered in the central Malian town of Djenne, uprooted by the violence sweeping their country. They have travelled across Mali to

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Al-Assad celebrates prophet's birthday amid fighting near Damascus

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has been seen in public for the first time since January 6. State television broadcast live pictures of the

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has been seen in public for the first time since January 6. State television broadcast live pictures of the

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Pro-government candidates gain strength in Jordan

Pro-government candidates have strengthened their hold on Jordan’s parliament. Most of the 150 seats went to independent candidates who rely on

Pro-government candidates have strengthened their hold on Jordan’s parliament. Most of the 150 seats went to independent candidates who rely on

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Russia conducts large-scale naval exercises

The largest post-Soviet era Russian naval exercises have begun in the Black Sea. The manoeuvres, due to last until January 29, will involve

The largest post-Soviet era Russian naval exercises have begun in the Black Sea. The manoeuvres, due to last until January 29, will involve

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El Pais apologises for Chavez photo

Influential Spanish newspaper El Pais has apologised for publishing a “false photo” cancer-stricken Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez. The

Influential Spanish newspaper El Pais has apologised for publishing a “false photo” cancer-stricken Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez. The

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Cardinal Glemp dies aged 83

Cardinal Jozef Glemp, who played a central role in Poland’s peaceful transition from Communism to democracy has died aged 83. During Glemp’s

Cardinal Jozef Glemp, who played a central role in Poland’s peaceful transition from Communism to democracy has died aged 83. During Glemp’s

Europe

MEPs call for more spending on agriculture

A group of MEPs want the EU to spend more on agriculture. Since 2009, the bloc’s budget needs agreement from the European Parliament. The body’s

A group of MEPs want the EU to spend more on agriculture. Since 2009, the bloc’s budget needs agreement from the European Parliament. The body’s

Business

Low costs prevailing against national carriers

In the passenger battle between budget carriers and full-service airlines, the low-costs seem to be flying higher. EasyJet just announced

In the passenger battle between budget carriers and full-service airlines, the low-costs seem to be flying higher. EasyJet just announced

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Crowdfunding makes light work of low-watt light bulb

Meet the NanoLight, a revolutionary light bulb that produces the same amount of light as a conventional incandescent 100-watt lamp, but that consumes

Meet the NanoLight, a revolutionary light bulb that produces the same amount of light as a conventional incandescent 100-watt lamp, but that consumes

Culture

Erasmus students and Italian elections: a chat with the EU

Italian Erasmus Students are angry: they won’t be able to vote in the general elections on February 24-25 because of what is seen as a flaw in

Italian Erasmus Students are angry: they won’t be able to vote in the general elections on February 24-25 because of what is seen as a flaw in

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Bonn, Cologne and Dusseldorf airports hit by security staff strike

Airport staff in Germany have gone on strike to claim higher wages. Around 370 workers left their posts in Bonn and Cologne, shutting down all

Airport staff in Germany have gone on strike to claim higher wages. Around 370 workers left their posts in Bonn and Cologne, shutting down all

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Russian toddler’s brush with death caught on camera

A motorist in Russia has caught on camera the moment a one-year-old baby came within centimetres of a passing truck after being thrown from a car

A motorist in Russia has caught on camera the moment a one-year-old baby came within centimetres of a passing truck after being thrown from a car

Culture

Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters

Hansel and Gretel grow up with a thing about witches and as adults dedicate themselves to tracking them down wherever they hide. So far, so Twilight

Hansel and Gretel grow up with a thing about witches and as adults dedicate themselves to tracking them down wherever they hide. So far, so Twilight

Culture

Paris haute couture: Gaultier and Valentino

The Jean Paul Gaultier haute couture show in Paris was a riot of colour, all set to an Eastern soundtrack. But the highlight of the show was a

The Jean Paul Gaultier haute couture show in Paris was a riot of colour, all set to an Eastern soundtrack. But the highlight of the show was a

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South Korea calls on Pyongyang to end 'provocations'

Officials from South Korea have called on North Korea to refrain from “provocations”. This came shortly after Pyongyang said it will go ahead with

Officials from South Korea have called on North Korea to refrain from “provocations”. This came shortly after Pyongyang said it will go ahead with

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Cleared of kidnapping, Cassez back in France

Florence Cassez, the French woman who has been in prison in Mexico for seven years on a kidnapping conviction, is back in France. The ruling was

Florence Cassez, the French woman who has been in prison in Mexico for seven years on a kidnapping conviction, is back in France. The ruling was

Europe

Could France's intervention in Mali spell 'quagmire'?

The surprise move by the French government to attack jihadist rebels in Mali followed the surprise rebel advance southward toward the capital Bamako

The surprise move by the French government to attack jihadist rebels in Mali followed the surprise rebel advance southward toward the capital Bamako

Science_technology

New technology for old houses

Traditional wooden farmhouses like those in Appensell, are iconically Swiss, but every year around 30 of them are demolished because it is so

Traditional wooden farmhouses like those in Appensell, are iconically Swiss, but every year around 30 of them are demolished because it is so

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Session on unemployment dampens the mood

As the name suggests, “The Open Forum” is one Davos event to which all are welcome. No magic World Economic Forum badge required! I attended a very

As the name suggests, “The Open Forum” is one Davos event to which all are welcome. No magic World Economic Forum badge required! I attended a very