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2013-02-10

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Five dead in lifeboat safety drill in Canaries

An accident during a safety training exercise in Spain’s Canary islands has killed five men and left three others injured. A lifeboat fell from a

An accident during a safety training exercise in Spain’s Canary islands has killed five men and left three others injured. A lifeboat fell from a

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Bulgarians protest over hike in electricity bills

High electricity bills brought hundreds of people onto the streets of several Bulgarian cities to protest on Sunday. In the capital Sofia banners

High electricity bills brought hundreds of people onto the streets of several Bulgarian cities to protest on Sunday. In the capital Sofia banners

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The future of judo

Euronews was in Paris for the grand slam and took the opportunity to talk to International Judo Federation president Marius Vizer. Vizer told us

Euronews was in Paris for the grand slam and took the opportunity to talk to International Judo Federation president Marius Vizer. Vizer told us

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World cities join in Chinese Lunar New Year

There was no shortage of people in Beijing’s Baiyunguan Temple taking part in the traditional bout of coin-throwing for the Lunar New Year. Strike

There was no shortage of people in Beijing’s Baiyunguan Temple taking part in the traditional bout of coin-throwing for the Lunar New Year. Strike

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Iranian president rejects Western pressure

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has said he will not negotiate his country’s disputed nuclear programme under pressure. He was speaking in

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has said he will not negotiate his country’s disputed nuclear programme under pressure. He was speaking in

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Ministers quit Tunisian government

The secular party of Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki has withdrawn its three ministers from the Islamist led Tunisian government, throwing the

The secular party of Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki has withdrawn its three ministers from the Islamist led Tunisian government, throwing the

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Romania investigates abattoirs over EU horsemeat scandal

The head of a British parliamentary commission on the food industry has called for all meat imports from the European Union to be suspended while

The head of a British parliamentary commission on the food industry has called for all meat imports from the European Union to be suspended while

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Second suicide attack in Mali

Forces have foiled an attempted suicide attack in Mali. It happened in the north of the city of Gao as the bomber approached a checkpoint, the second

Forces have foiled an attempted suicide attack in Mali. It happened in the north of the city of Gao as the bomber approached a checkpoint, the second

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Command changes in Afghanistan

In an elaborate, symbolic and at times sombre ceremony the command of troops in Afghanistan was changed. In the barricaded headquarters of NATO’s

In an elaborate, symbolic and at times sombre ceremony the command of troops in Afghanistan was changed. In the barricaded headquarters of NATO’s

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Tunisian prime minister issues ultimatum

There was support on the streets of Tunis as thousands voiced their backing for the country’s governing Islamist party Ennahda. Despite that Prime

There was support on the streets of Tunis as thousands voiced their backing for the country’s governing Islamist party Ennahda. Despite that Prime

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Historic dig on Mars

Curiosity the Mars Rover which landed on the planet six months ago has set to work and for the first time drilled into the surface of Mars. The

Curiosity the Mars Rover which landed on the planet six months ago has set to work and for the first time drilled into the surface of Mars. The

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Inquiry launched into Belgian boy aboard flight to Spain

An investigation has been launched into how a twelve-year-old Belgian boy boarded a flight from Brussels to Spain alone. The child was said to have

An investigation has been launched into how a twelve-year-old Belgian boy boarded a flight from Brussels to Spain alone. The child was said to have

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Chaos at carnival as Rio goes for the record.

Rio’s oldest street party attracts masses, but has left revellers dazed and confused. Over 2 million people attended the Bola Preta, with Guinness

Rio’s oldest street party attracts masses, but has left revellers dazed and confused. Over 2 million people attended the Bola Preta, with Guinness

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US storm causes havoc

The big freeze sweeping the North-Eastern United States has left a blanket of snow up to three feet deep and has caused havoc in New

The big freeze sweeping the North-Eastern United States has left a blanket of snow up to three feet deep and has caused havoc in New

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Russian opposition activist under house arrest

For the first time Russia has placed an opposition activist under house arrest. Sergei Udaltsov is charged with organising “mass disorder” ahead of

For the first time Russia has placed an opposition activist under house arrest. Sergei Udaltsov is charged with organising “mass disorder” ahead of

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Budget battle far from over

British Prime Minister David Cameron’s victory cries in EU budget battle may prove premature as the fight over spending rumbles on. After marathon

British Prime Minister David Cameron’s victory cries in EU budget battle may prove premature as the fight over spending rumbles on. After marathon