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November 14th, 2011 · Comments Off

AFP - Aid to the poorest in the European Union, which threatened to be blocked due to differences between countries should be able to ultimately be maintained during the next two years, said Monday the German Minister of Agriculture, Ilse Aigner.
"We pointed out (our willingness to accept) of possible compromise," she said […]

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November 4th, 2011 · Comments Off

At six days of the date of its execution, the condemned man Hank Skinner, married to a French woman, saw its hopes dwindle with the release Thursday by a Texas court of its new application for DNA testing he claims to prove his innocence.
The 31st District Court of the County of Gray […]

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November 24th, 2011 · Comments Off

AFP - Tuesday Newt Gingrich has consolidated its status as the main rival Mitt Romney in the race for the Republican nomination for U.S. President, during a debate on security where eight candidates showed their differences on Iran, Pakistan or immigration.
For the first time, the former chairman of the House of Representatives […]

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November 11th, 2011 · Comments Off

AFP - The leaders of the two main Greek parties, George Papandreou's PASOK (Socialist) and Antonis Samaras of New Democracy (right) meet again Thursday morning at the Greek Presidency in order to appoint a consensus prime minister.
The meeting announced for 0800 GMT on Wednesday evening was called by the President of the […]

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November 7th, 2011 · Comments Off

REUTERS - The French government plans to accelerate the timetable for transition to the age of retirement at age 62 as part of its measures for fiscal consolidation, according to Les Echos published Monday. The pension reform came into effect on July 1, provides that the legal age of retirement be raised gradually from […]

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November 21st, 2011 · Comments Off

AFP - Somali rebels Shebab warned Sunday that they would "break the back" of Ethiopian troops in the wake of the announcement by witnesses of the coming into Somalia, hundreds of Ethiopian troops.
"Soldiers of our enemy, the black Ethiopian colonialists, were moving in our area Saturday but they do not scare us," […]

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November 28th, 2011 · Comments Off

AFP - The opponent Etienne Tshisekedi, a presidential candidate in Congo on Monday, failed to mobilize its supporters in Kinshasa Sunday for a meeting which he had to give, after the violence Saturday, and called the departure of chief UN in the country.
A 78-year-old politician and the irreducible historical opponent to Mobutu, […]

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November 2nd, 2011 · Comments Off

Is it necessary to expel some 200 anti-capitalist protesters, like the movement "Occupy Wall Street" in New York, settled on the steps of St Paul's Cathedral in London? The question never ceases to divide the Anglican authorities disagree on how to deal with protesters who hinder access to the building. In two weeks, the […]

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November 18th, 2011 · Comments Off

AFP - Several players of the Algerian football 80 years decided to break the silence and seek the truth about their children's disabilities and the possible link with performance-enhancing drugs taken without their knowledge during the competitions.
"We decided to publicly discuss the case when we discovered that there were no fewer than […]

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