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2013-01-31

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Mali "not over by any means" says US analyst

Alasdair Sandford, euronews: Joining us from Washington is Professor Chester Crocker of Georgetown University. He served as Assistant Secretary

Alasdair Sandford, euronews: Joining us from Washington is Professor Chester Crocker of Georgetown University. He served as Assistant Secretary

Culture

Dancing till dawn at the Philharmonic Ball

Carnival in Vienna means dancing till dawn at a prestigious ball: like the one given by the Vienna Philharmonic, which takes place at the

Carnival in Vienna means dancing till dawn at a prestigious ball: like the one given by the Vienna Philharmonic, which takes place at the

News

Syria makes formal complaint at UN over 'Israeli' attack

Syria has lodged a formal complaint with the UN over an airstrike inside the country blamed on Israel. There is confusion over what was actually

Syria has lodged a formal complaint with the UN over an airstrike inside the country blamed on Israel. There is confusion over what was actually

Sport

Beckham signs with PSG

Former England captain David Beckham joined big-spending Paris Saint Germain on Thursday on a five month contract. The player had recently been

Former England captain David Beckham joined big-spending Paris Saint Germain on Thursday on a five month contract. The player had recently been

Business

Slowing Russian growth sets up interest rate fight

Russia’s economy grew at the slowest pace in at least three years in 2012. High oil prices meant there was no budget deficit for the world’s

Russia’s economy grew at the slowest pace in at least three years in 2012. High oil prices meant there was no budget deficit for the world’s

News

China on red alert over pollution

A 40-car pile-up on a Chinese motorway, caused in part by bad visibility in the smog pointed to growing political strain. It was one of the

A 40-car pile-up on a Chinese motorway, caused in part by bad visibility in the smog pointed to growing political strain. It was one of the

News

Beckham joins Paris St-Germain for 5 months

David Beckham is joining French side Paris St Germain. The team made the official presentation of the midfielder at PSG headquarters after he had

David Beckham is joining French side Paris St Germain. The team made the official presentation of the midfielder at PSG headquarters after he had

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Human Rights Watch pours scorn on Russia

Human Rights Watch (HRW) says Russia’s recent rights record is worse that at any time since the collapse of the Soviet Union. Brandishing the NGO’s

Human Rights Watch (HRW) says Russia’s recent rights record is worse that at any time since the collapse of the Soviet Union. Brandishing the NGO’s

News

Italy: Body of American fighter pilot found

Italian authorities have found the body of an American fighter pilot who crashed his F16 jet off the country’s Adriatic coast. The pilot had left

Italian authorities have found the body of an American fighter pilot who crashed his F16 jet off the country’s Adriatic coast. The pilot had left

Europe

EU struggles to fight online drug trafficking

The European Commission has acknowledged the difficulty of combating drug trafficking in the EU. It says the complexity and constant innovation by

The European Commission has acknowledged the difficulty of combating drug trafficking in the EU. It says the complexity and constant innovation by

News

Hundreds injured in South Africa train collision

At least 300 people have been injured in a collision between two commuter trains in South Africa. The accident, between a moving and a stationary

At least 300 people have been injured in a collision between two commuter trains in South Africa. The accident, between a moving and a stationary

Culture

Making algebra fun - meet the Maths Rapper

Do you have problems memorising mathematical formulae or just hate the subject ? German maths genius Johann Beurich might have the answer. He fuses

Do you have problems memorising mathematical formulae or just hate the subject ? German maths genius Johann Beurich might have the answer. He fuses

News

UK PM David Cameron makes unannounced Libya visit

British Prime Minister David Cameron has made an unannounced visit to Libya to discuss concerns over security in the region. Meeting with Libyan

British Prime Minister David Cameron has made an unannounced visit to Libya to discuss concerns over security in the region. Meeting with Libyan

Culture

Sly is back in 'Bullet to the head'

Sylvester Stallone goes back to his action movie roots in ‘Bullet to the Head’. He plays a hitman who teams up with a young Washington

Sylvester Stallone goes back to his action movie roots in ‘Bullet to the Head’. He plays a hitman who teams up with a young Washington

News

Greek cuts threaten children with special needs

Amid another public sector strike in Greece there are concerns that austerity measures will deprive children with special needs. Doctors, nurses

Amid another public sector strike in Greece there are concerns that austerity measures will deprive children with special needs. Doctors, nurses

Europe

Human Rights in the spotlight with your questions

Jan Egeland of Human Rights Watch and director of its European operation has been answering your questions on I talk. Alex Taylor: “Who defines

Jan Egeland of Human Rights Watch and director of its European operation has been answering your questions on I talk. Alex Taylor: “Who defines

Business

German jobs market strong, but retail sales weaken

German unemployment unexpectedly fell in January in seasonally adjusted terms, ending a long run of increases. That was welcome news for Chancellor

German unemployment unexpectedly fell in January in seasonally adjusted terms, ending a long run of increases. That was welcome news for Chancellor

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Australia's PM Gillard visits flood-hit Bundaberg

Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard has visited Bundaberg, New South Wales, the city hit hardest by severe floods caused by the tail-end of

Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard has visited Bundaberg, New South Wales, the city hit hardest by severe floods caused by the tail-end of

Science_technology

Spanish doctors take aim at lung cancer

The Catalan Institute of Oncology in Barcelona, Spain has recently presented the results of a new technique for treating lung cancer, one of the most

The Catalan Institute of Oncology in Barcelona, Spain has recently presented the results of a new technique for treating lung cancer, one of the most

Business

Facebook's mobile ad push disappoints

Facebook says it doubled its mobile advertising revenue in the fourth quarter of last year from the previous three months. That is a sign the top

Facebook says it doubled its mobile advertising revenue in the fourth quarter of last year from the previous three months. That is a sign the top

Business

Deutsche Bank hit by costly clean up

Deutsche Bank has plunged to a 2.6 billion-euro quarterly loss as it moved to clean up its balance sheet. The bank’s co-Chief Executive Anshu Jain

Deutsche Bank has plunged to a 2.6 billion-euro quarterly loss as it moved to clean up its balance sheet. The bank’s co-Chief Executive Anshu Jain

News

UN report calls on Israel to halt settlements

UN human rights investigators have called on Israel to “cease all settlement activities” and withdraw all Jewish settlers from the occupied West

UN human rights investigators have called on Israel to “cease all settlement activities” and withdraw all Jewish settlers from the occupied West

News

Nestlé guilty of NGO espionage

A Swiss court has found Nestlé guilty of spying on anti-globalisation group Attac. After the announcement of the judgement last week, Nestle and

A Swiss court has found Nestlé guilty of spying on anti-globalisation group Attac. After the announcement of the judgement last week, Nestle and

Europe

Syria conflict tops foreign agenda in Brussels

  Arriving in Brussels, the EU’s Foreign Affairs Chief, Catherine Ashton and other European foreign ministers had plenty to discuss

  Arriving in Brussels, the EU’s Foreign Affairs Chief, Catherine Ashton and other European foreign ministers had plenty to discuss

News

China holds its breath as pollution perseveres

An area of almost 1.5 million square kilometres continues to be blanketed by smog in northern China. The hardest hit zones are the cities of

An area of almost 1.5 million square kilometres continues to be blanketed by smog in northern China. The hardest hit zones are the cities of

News

Goodyear plant closure in France to put many out of work

Tyre maker Goodyear has confirmed its intention to close a plant in France which will mean job losses for almost 1,200 people. Near the northern

Tyre maker Goodyear has confirmed its intention to close a plant in France which will mean job losses for almost 1,200 people. Near the northern

News

French forces enter Kidal despite sandstorm delay

French troop reinforcements being sent to Kidal have been delayed by a sandstorm near the north Malian town. But the French defence minister

French troop reinforcements being sent to Kidal have been delayed by a sandstorm near the north Malian town. But the French defence minister

News

Russia condemns reported Israel strike in Syria

Russia’s Foreign Ministry has said, if true, reports of an Israeli attack in Syria are “unacceptable, no matter the motives to justify it.” Moscow

Russia’s Foreign Ministry has said, if true, reports of an Israeli attack in Syria are “unacceptable, no matter the motives to justify it.” Moscow

Nocomment

Chinese multimillionaire brings fresh air to Beijing

Chen Guangbiao,an eccentric Chinese multimillionaire’s latest venture may not be the cure for Beijing’s ongoing air pollution problem, but it’s bringing smiles to the faces of some of the city’s choking residents. Chen and his colleagues took to the streets to give away hundreds of cans of fresh air, purportedly collected from far-flung and pristine regions of China.

Chen Guangbiao,an eccentric Chinese multimillionaire’s latest venture may not be the cure for Beijing’s ongoing air pollution problem, but it’s bringing smiles to the faces of some of the city’s choking residents. Chen and his colleagues took to the streets to give away hundreds of cans of fresh air, purportedly collected from far-flung and pristine regions of China.

News

Unseasonal tornadoes lash US south

Southeastern parts of the USA have been ploughed by a storm front in which the winds caused at least two people’s deaths. The community of

Southeastern parts of the USA have been ploughed by a storm front in which the winds caused at least two people’s deaths. The community of