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Will the russian Turkish stream be launched, or an apology to Erdogan is not enough?

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Strong earthquake hardly hits Turkey

A strong earthquake has struck eastern Turkey, killing at least 57 people, officials have said.

09 March 2010 , 09:56BBC News966790

Greek government shows its will to control public finances through a new austerity plan

The Greek government has approved a new package of tax increases and spending cuts to save 4.8bn euros ($6.5bn; £4.4bn) and ease its budget crisis.

04 March 2010 , 08:43BBC News12220

Killing storm hits Europe

At least 50 people have been killed in storms that have lashed parts of Spain, Portugal and France, officials say.

01 March 2010 , 09:23BBC News13310

Vancouver games over, its Sochi turn now

Vancouver ended its time hosting the 2010 Olympic games on a light-hearted note.

01 March 2010 , 09:01The Wall Street Journal9660

Obama's healthcare summit failed

A day-long televised healthcare summit in Washington hosted by President Barack Obama has ended without a deal to break the deadlock between parties.

26 February 2010 , 08:21BBC News11130

Turkish military generals plot to take power failed

Seven senior military officers have been formally charged in Turkey with attempting to overthrow the government.

25 February 2010 , 08:24BBC News42330

New American regional organisation with Canada and the US excluded

Latin American and Caribbean nations have agreed to set up a new regional body without the US and Canada.

24 February 2010 , 08:48BBC News10600

Sucessful's coup made in uranium attractive Niger

A coup has taken place in Niger and the president has been captured after a gun battle in the capital, Niamey.

19 February 2010 , 08:37BBC News9260

Obama relaunch the US nuclear industry

President Barack Obama has announced more than $8bn (£5bn) of federal loan guarantees to begin building the first US nuclear power stations for 30 years.

17 February 2010 , 13:22BBC News10890

Us sanctions in Iran focusing on army elite guards

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says the United States is focusing sanctions on Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps.

17 February 2010 , 08:56Voice of America11730

Saudi plays down oil incentive for China on Iran sanctions

Saudi Arabia on Monday played down suggestions it could encourage China not to block sanctions against Iran over its nuclear program.

16 February 2010 , 11:53Israel News21970

Major allied victory over the Taliban

The national flag of Afghanistan is flying over the former Taliban shadow capital of Showal, signalling the end to nearly two years of insurgent rule.

15 February 2010 , 12:55Thomas HardingTelegraph10230

US asks Saudi Arabian help on Iran nuclear ambitions

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is to press Saudi Arabia to help persuade China to support a tougher stand against Iran's nuclear ambitions.

15 February 2010 , 09:24BBC News11621

China warning Obama about Dalai Lama visit

China has warned that ties with the US would be undermined if US President Barack Obama met the Dalai Lama.

12 February 2010 , 12:19BBC News36840

Drastic changes suggested by scientists about climate change reports

Some climate scientists are calling for drastic changes in how future United Nations climate reports are done.

12 February 2010 , 11:04The Associated Press7780

Heart attack: former US President Bill Clinton out of danger

Former president Bill Clinton had two stents placed in a clogged heart artery Thursday after he complained of chest discomfort.

12 February 2010 , 10:55David Jackson, Steve SternbergUSA Today10360

Iran readies for subsidy cuts in face of further sanctions

Iran’ s plan to cut costly fuel and food subsidies brings to a head a debate over economic inefficiency that has raged for years but has become urgent because of the…

26 November 2009 , 10:52Andrew HammondReuters16140

German ships break the ice on trade frontier

IT is a symbol of global warming and a potentially lucrative new trade route between Europe and Asia.

15 September 2009 , 16:02theaustralian13510

Obama on Earth Day adwances renewable-energy policy

President Obama used an Earth Day trip to an Iowa wind-turbine-tower manufacturing plant yesterday to promote

23 April 2009 , 16:14worldnews14810

EcoPetrol To Operate in Amazon Regions Inhabited by Uncontacted Indians

Ecopetrol will operate in a reserve which was set aside for the Murunahua Indians, who are known to be vulnerable to contact because of their lack of immunity to common human diseases
23 March 2009 , 13:09Ksenia Kochneva8490

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