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2011-01-16

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France's new National Front leader puts the EU in her sights

For France’s National Front on the last day of their conference it was a case of farewell and hello. Veteran leader, Jean-Marie Le Pen bowed out as

For France’s National Front on the last day of their conference it was a case of farewell and hello. Veteran leader, Jean-Marie Le Pen bowed out as

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Outbreaks of shooting threaten delicate peace in Tunis

In Tunisia the delicate peace on the streets of the capital has been shattered by sporadic shooting. One gunfight broke out after a car was stopped

In Tunisia the delicate peace on the streets of the capital has been shattered by sporadic shooting. One gunfight broke out after a car was stopped

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Lynch mob justice as Tunisians defy death squads

Amid the tense aftermath of President Ben Ali’s downfall, local residents have taken to forming their own militias to counter the threat from forces

Amid the tense aftermath of President Ben Ali’s downfall, local residents have taken to forming their own militias to counter the threat from forces

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Ski lift failure in Ohio

A chair lift at the Alpine Valley ski resort in Chesterland, Ohio suffered a mechanical failure, stranding more than 80 skiers. After about three

A chair lift at the Alpine Valley ski resort in Chesterland, Ohio suffered a mechanical failure, stranding more than 80 skiers. After about three

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German rivers burst their banks as more flooding cost lives

In Germany Koblenz is suffering the worst flooding for decades. The city has proved particularly vulnerable as it is at the point where the rivers

In Germany Koblenz is suffering the worst flooding for decades. The city has proved particularly vulnerable as it is at the point where the rivers

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Tension in Tunis amid fear of Ben Ali forces

More gunfire has been reported in Tunis, where the army has tightened its grip on the city centre two days after President Ben Ali was ousted by

More gunfire has been reported in Tunis, where the army has tightened its grip on the city centre two days after President Ben Ali was ousted by

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'Gunfire was everywhere': tourists' tales from Tunisia

The re-opening of Tunisian airports has allowed several thousand tourists who had been stuck in the country to be repatriated. However, curfews and

The re-opening of Tunisian airports has allowed several thousand tourists who had been stuck in the country to be repatriated. However, curfews and

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Turku lures culture vultures with saunas and spuds

Temperatures of -17 degrees celsius failed to stop tens of thousands of people in Finland from celebrating Turku’s inauguration as the European

Temperatures of -17 degrees celsius failed to stop tens of thousands of people in Finland from celebrating Turku’s inauguration as the European

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Al Attiyah takes maiden Dakar title

Qatar’s Nasser Al Attiyah was all smiles on Saturday as he celebrated his very first Dakar Rally title. There was little suspense in the battle for

Qatar’s Nasser Al Attiyah was all smiles on Saturday as he celebrated his very first Dakar Rally title. There was little suspense in the battle for

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Tunisia, the start of a new era - euronews correspondent in Tunis

With their long time autocratic leader former president Ben Ali swept from power, Tunisia is preparing for a new future. Daline Hassan, euronews

With their long time autocratic leader former president Ben Ali swept from power, Tunisia is preparing for a new future. Daline Hassan, euronews

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Tunisian diaspora voices fears amid unrest

While celebrating the downfall of their country’s long-time autocratic leader, Tunisian communities across Europe have also been voicing concern

While celebrating the downfall of their country’s long-time autocratic leader, Tunisian communities across Europe have also been voicing concern

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Tunisia moves to form government amid chaos

It is yet another striking symbol of the downfall of the Ben Ali dynasty. A luxury home reportedly owned by the family of the ousted Tunisian

It is yet another striking symbol of the downfall of the Ben Ali dynasty. A luxury home reportedly owned by the family of the ousted Tunisian

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Brazil mourns as flood death toll tops 600

Brazil has declared three days of national mourning for the now more than 600 people killed by floods and massive landslides. The death toll has

Brazil has declared three days of national mourning for the now more than 600 people killed by floods and massive landslides. The death toll has

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Egypt reacts to crisis in Tunisia

In Egypt the unfolding crisis in Tunisia is being monitored closely. Dozens of Egyptians have gathered to show their support. The foreign ministry

In Egypt the unfolding crisis in Tunisia is being monitored closely. Dozens of Egyptians have gathered to show their support. The foreign ministry