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2013-02-06

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Tunisia killing leads to technocrat government

Street violence in Tunisia over the assassination of an outspoken opposition leader has prompted the prime minister to dissolve the

Street violence in Tunisia over the assassination of an outspoken opposition leader has prompted the prime minister to dissolve the

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Tunisia: demonstrators accuse government of Belaid assassination

Demonstrators in Tunisia have reacted angrily to the assassination of Chokra Belaid, the opposition leader who was gunned down in front of his house

Demonstrators in Tunisia have reacted angrily to the assassination of Chokra Belaid, the opposition leader who was gunned down in front of his house

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Three reported shot dead at a house in Denver

In the United States three people have been found dead at a house at Denver in Colorado according to local media reports. It is reported that among

In the United States three people have been found dead at a house at Denver in Colorado according to local media reports. It is reported that among

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Pompeii makeover begins amid corruption scandal

The ancient city of Pompeii is getting a 105 million euro makeover, after a series of collapses. The European Union has provided 40 million euros

The ancient city of Pompeii is getting a 105 million euro makeover, after a series of collapses. The European Union has provided 40 million euros

Sport

Migrant workers abused at Sochi Winter Olympic sites

As the Russian resort town of Sochi prepares to host the 2014 Winter Olympics, Human Rights Watch has released a damming report on the routine abuse

As the Russian resort town of Sochi prepares to host the 2014 Winter Olympics, Human Rights Watch has released a damming report on the routine abuse

Business

France and German square off over strong euro

How worried should eurozone policymakers be about the rise in the value of the euro? Is the region set to lose out in a new currency war involving

How worried should eurozone policymakers be about the rise in the value of the euro? Is the region set to lose out in a new currency war involving

Business

No rights fight between Liberty and BSkyB

US firm Liberty Global has said it is not going to get into bidding wars for content with Rupert Murdoch’s BSkyB once it owns British cable TV group

US firm Liberty Global has said it is not going to get into bidding wars for content with Rupert Murdoch’s BSkyB once it owns British cable TV group

Europe

MEPs argue for bigger EU budget

An ‘austerity-driven’ EU budget will get the thumbs down from the European Parliament, MEPs told euronews on Wednesday. Several members expressed

An ‘austerity-driven’ EU budget will get the thumbs down from the European Parliament, MEPs told euronews on Wednesday. Several members expressed

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Not spring in Cuba yet

Complaints about a growing wealth gap similar to those in many of the world’s struggling economies are building in communist Cuba as well. This is

Complaints about a growing wealth gap similar to those in many of the world’s struggling economies are building in communist Cuba as well. This is

Culture

Josh Groban: All That Echoes

Singer-songwriter Josh Groban has released his sixth studio album, All That Echoes, and says he feels confident that his fans will like it: “I’ve

Singer-songwriter Josh Groban has released his sixth studio album, All That Echoes, and says he feels confident that his fans will like it: “I’ve

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Protests follow Tunisian opposition assassination

There have been angry scenes in Tunisian cities after an outspoken opponent of the government was shot and killed. An estimated 20,000 people

There have been angry scenes in Tunisian cities after an outspoken opponent of the government was shot and killed. An estimated 20,000 people

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Islamic world Sunni/Shiite balance

The first visit by an Iranian leader to Egypt in more than 30 years seems to confirm a thaw in relations after the election of President Mohammed

The first visit by an Iranian leader to Egypt in more than 30 years seems to confirm a thaw in relations after the election of President Mohammed

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Deal or no deal on EU spending?

EU leaders will meet on Thursday to decide how to finance Europe over the next seven years. They hope to approve the bloc’s next budget by Friday

EU leaders will meet on Thursday to decide how to finance Europe over the next seven years. They hope to approve the bloc’s next budget by Friday

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French army to pull out of Mali within weeks

French defence minister, Jean-Yves Le Drian, says France could start withdrawing its troops from Mali within a few weeks, handing over responsibility

French defence minister, Jean-Yves Le Drian, says France could start withdrawing its troops from Mali within a few weeks, handing over responsibility

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Cocaine found in Belgium banana shipment

Cocaine has been discovered in several storage depots belonging to Colruyt, one of Belgium’s top supermarket chains. It was mixed in with a

Cocaine has been discovered in several storage depots belonging to Colruyt, one of Belgium’s top supermarket chains. It was mixed in with a

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Protesting farmers hand out free food in Athens

Hundreds of people have been queuing in the Greek capital for free food, which was handed out by protesting farmers. Food stalls were set up around

Hundreds of people have been queuing in the Greek capital for free food, which was handed out by protesting farmers. Food stalls were set up around

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Fight breaks out at funeral for Russian activist Dolmatov

A funeral has been held for Russian opposition activist Alexander Dolmatov, who reportedly committed suicide after his request for political asylum

A funeral has been held for Russian opposition activist Alexander Dolmatov, who reportedly committed suicide after his request for political asylum

Business

German bank reform law not as tough as feared

Germany is proposing new banking laws that stop short of forcing most lenders to separate the riskier side of their business from high street

Germany is proposing new banking laws that stop short of forcing most lenders to separate the riskier side of their business from high street

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Arab Spring becoming an Islamist Winter, says Israel's Ayalon

Danny Ayalon, the outgoing Deputy Foreign Minister of Israel, has been talking to euronews about the situation in Syria and Iran’s nuclear ambitions

Danny Ayalon, the outgoing Deputy Foreign Minister of Israel, has been talking to euronews about the situation in Syria and Iran’s nuclear ambitions

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Italy: man sets himself on fire in protest against illegal loans

The head of an anti-racketeering organisation in Italy has set himself on fire in a protest against illegal loans – usually given by criminal

The head of an anti-racketeering organisation in Italy has set himself on fire in a protest against illegal loans – usually given by criminal

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Tunisian opposition leader assassination sparks protests

A Tunisian politician was assassinated on Wednesday sparking protests across the country. Opposition leader Chokri Belaid was shot in the head and

A Tunisian politician was assassinated on Wednesday sparking protests across the country. Opposition leader Chokri Belaid was shot in the head and

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US exposes huge credit card fraud, 18 people charged

The FBI believes that jewellery shops in Jersey City’s “Little India” neighbourhood were at the heart of a vast credit card fraud ring, which

The FBI believes that jewellery shops in Jersey City’s “Little India” neighbourhood were at the heart of a vast credit card fraud ring, which

Business

Fed downplays hack attack

The Federal Reserve has admitted that one of its internal websites was hacked, raising questions about cyber security at the US central bank. It

The Federal Reserve has admitted that one of its internal websites was hacked, raising questions about cyber security at the US central bank. It

Business

Bankia to limit job cuts

Nationalised Spanish lender Bankia has agreed to lay off fewer staff. Talks with unions saw the total reduced by 400, to 4,500. Those who are

Nationalised Spanish lender Bankia has agreed to lay off fewer staff. Talks with unions saw the total reduced by 400, to 4,500. Those who are

Science_technology

Richard III found

DNA tests on the skeleton discovered under a car park in Leicester in the UK last autumn show that the remains are indeed those of Richard III –

DNA tests on the skeleton discovered under a car park in Leicester in the UK last autumn show that the remains are indeed those of Richard III –

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OIC summit kicks off as Ahmadinejad targeted in shoe attack

A summit of the Organisation of Islamic Co-operation (OIC) is underway in Cairo. Heads of state and leaders from 57 Islamic countries, excluding

A summit of the Organisation of Islamic Co-operation (OIC) is underway in Cairo. Heads of state and leaders from 57 Islamic countries, excluding

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Tsunami kills at least 5 people in the Solomons

A tsunami, triggered by a powerful earthquake of 8.0 magnitude, has killed at least five people in the Solomon Islands. The epicentre of the quake

A tsunami, triggered by a powerful earthquake of 8.0 magnitude, has killed at least five people in the Solomon Islands. The epicentre of the quake

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UK’s historic day for equality

Same-sex marriage has been approved in England and Wales by a big majority in a key vote in Parliament. The Commons voted in favour of the Marriage

Same-sex marriage has been approved in England and Wales by a big majority in a key vote in Parliament. The Commons voted in favour of the Marriage

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Tunisia opposition leader killed outside his home

The leader of one of Tunisia’s main opposition parties has been shot and killed outside his home. Reports claim Chokri Belaïd was hit in the head

The leader of one of Tunisia’s main opposition parties has been shot and killed outside his home. Reports claim Chokri Belaïd was hit in the head