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2011-01-14

World

Ben Ali biography

Tunisian ex-President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali was born in September 1936. He was expelled from school for joining the resistance to French colonial

World

Lebanon teeters on the brink

At the moment, Michel Suleiman is the man with the most difficult job in Lebanon. On Monday, the christian president must bring the separate

World

Tunisian president quits

Tunisian President Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali has stepped aside after failing to quell the worst anti-government unrest in his two decades in

Business

Euro zone inflation spikes

More expensive fuel for transport and higher food prices were behind a spike in inflation in the euro zone in December. Energy prices were 11

World

Afghanistan's fragile people

After years of war, battle shock has spread among the people of Afghanistan, but while the physical wounds are visible, the psychological danger is

World

Brisbane clean up starts

In Brisbane the clean-up has started in some areas as the floods have started to recede. Hundreds of volunteers have been helping, in many cases even