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2011-02-01

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Mubarak keeps grip on power, but says he won't stand again

Egypt’s President Hosni Mubarak has announced that he does not intend to run for the presidency again.   However, in a televised speech amid

Egypt’s President Hosni Mubarak has announced that he does not intend to run for the presidency again.   However, in a televised speech amid

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Egypt's opposition prepares for a post-Mubarak era

Egypt is looking for credible opposition leaders to oversee a period of change and guarantee stability in the most populous Arab nation on

Egypt is looking for credible opposition leaders to oversee a period of change and guarantee stability in the most populous Arab nation on

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Egyptians surge against Mubarak

The rallying to oust their president of the past three decades shows that ordinary Egyptians are seizing a chance to steer their own destiny

The rallying to oust their president of the past three decades shows that ordinary Egyptians are seizing a chance to steer their own destiny

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A million march in anti-Mubarak protest

At least one million protesters have rallied across Egypt calling on President Hosni Mubarak to leave office. The protests in Cairo and in other

At least one million protesters have rallied across Egypt calling on President Hosni Mubarak to leave office. The protests in Cairo and in other

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Jordanian King appoints new PM

Jordan has a new prime minister. King Abdullah asked the conservative former PM Marouf Bakhit to take over from Samir Rifai, who was the target of

Jordan has a new prime minister. King Abdullah asked the conservative former PM Marouf Bakhit to take over from Samir Rifai, who was the target of

Business

European manufacturing activity accelerates

Manufacturing activity in the euro zone accelerated more than previously thought in January, indicating the sector is regaining momentum across most

Manufacturing activity in the euro zone accelerated more than previously thought in January, indicating the sector is regaining momentum across most

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London honours literature’s invisible greats

Literature’s invisible figures were honoured in London on January 31 in an event to celebrate literary translation. The British Centre for

Literature’s invisible figures were honoured in London on January 31 in an event to celebrate literary translation. The British Centre for

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Western realpolitik and Egypt

Antoine Sfeir, director of online magazine Les Cahiers de l’Orient, speaks to euronews about the prospects for reform in Egypt, and how changes in

Antoine Sfeir, director of online magazine Les Cahiers de l’Orient, speaks to euronews about the prospects for reform in Egypt, and how changes in

Business

The price of democracy: no tourists and no cash

The protests in Egypt may be striking a blow for democracy, but they are devastating the country’s economy. Fear of looting and violence mean many

The protests in Egypt may be striking a blow for democracy, but they are devastating the country’s economy. Fear of looting and violence mean many

Business

More Germans in work in January

Unemployment in Germany fell more than expected in January and the jobless rate is now at its lowest level since March 1992, it was 7.4 percent when

Unemployment in Germany fell more than expected in January and the jobless rate is now at its lowest level since March 1992, it was 7.4 percent when

Business

Profits lag but BP will resume dividend

Weaker than expected quarterly profits and a new charge for the Gulf of Mexico oil spill are overshadowing BP’s long-awaited return to a dividend

Weaker than expected quarterly profits and a new charge for the Gulf of Mexico oil spill are overshadowing BP’s long-awaited return to a dividend

Business

Revamp costs hit Deutsche Bank's Q4 profit

Deutsche Bank’s fourth-quarter profit fell far short of expectations. But the reason was the 6.3 billion euros of costs from restructuring its

Deutsche Bank’s fourth-quarter profit fell far short of expectations. But the reason was the 6.3 billion euros of costs from restructuring its

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Egypt's opposition reject Mubarak's offer to talk

Egypt’s opposition groups have stepped up their calls for President Hosni Mubarak to quit, as various political factions held meetings in Cairo on

Egypt’s opposition groups have stepped up their calls for President Hosni Mubarak to quit, as various political factions held meetings in Cairo on

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'Million People March' piles pressure on Mubarak

Hundreds of thousands of anti-government protesters have gathered in Cairo to call for the end of President Hosni Mubarak’s 30 year-rule. Some news

Hundreds of thousands of anti-government protesters have gathered in Cairo to call for the end of President Hosni Mubarak’s 30 year-rule. Some news

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Government sacked in Jordanian reshuffle

Jordan has a new prime minister after King Abdullah sacked his government to calm growing anger in the country. Former PM Marouf Bakhit has now

Jordan has a new prime minister after King Abdullah sacked his government to calm growing anger in the country. Former PM Marouf Bakhit has now

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Turkey calls on Mubarak to 'satisfy demands for change'

Turkey has become the first major Muslim country to call for change in Egypt. Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan addressed President Hosni Mubarak

Turkey has become the first major Muslim country to call for change in Egypt. Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan addressed President Hosni Mubarak

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Opposition: 'No talks until Mubarak goes'

No talks until Hosni Mubarak goes – that is the message from Egypt’s opposition parties. Ayman Nour leads the El-Ghad – Tomorrow – party and was

No talks until Hosni Mubarak goes – that is the message from Egypt’s opposition parties. Ayman Nour leads the El-Ghad – Tomorrow – party and was

Science_technology

The fight against the hospital superbug

For years doctors have been all too aware of the dangers posed by superbugs – infections picked up in hospitals. In the UK it is thought around one

For years doctors have been all too aware of the dangers posed by superbugs – infections picked up in hospitals. In the UK it is thought around one

Culture

Bomb-damaged statues pieced back together

One hundred years ago wealthy German diplomat Max Freiherr von Oppenheim uncovered some ancient stone statues at Tell Halaf in what is now Syria

One hundred years ago wealthy German diplomat Max Freiherr von Oppenheim uncovered some ancient stone statues at Tell Halaf in what is now Syria

Special_reports

A sporting chance

Sport is a way of learning that can transform lives. In impoverished parts of Sao Paolo in Brazil, for example, its positive impact is clear

Sport is a way of learning that can transform lives. In impoverished parts of Sao Paolo in Brazil, for example, its positive impact is clear

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'Million People March' piles pressure on Mubarak

Hundreds of thousands of anti-government protesters have gathered in Cairo to call for the end of President Hosni Mubarak’s 30 year-rule. Some news

Hundreds of thousands of anti-government protesters have gathered in Cairo to call for the end of President Hosni Mubarak’s 30 year-rule. Some news

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Support for Egypt protestors in Manila and Bangkok

As crowds continue to demonstrate in Egypt, supporters have gathered in the Philipino capital, Manila. Around 60 people grouped outside the

As crowds continue to demonstrate in Egypt, supporters have gathered in the Philipino capital, Manila. Around 60 people grouped outside the

Science_technology

New fuel from old straw

Turning straw – or indeed any other agricultural residue – into fuel for your car is a neat trick, being perfected in Denmark. A factory in

Turning straw – or indeed any other agricultural residue – into fuel for your car is a neat trick, being perfected in Denmark. A factory in

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Egypt protesters prepare for key day

Thousands of anti-government protesters have once again started gathering in Cairo’s Tahrir Square, many having camped out overnight. Among the

Thousands of anti-government protesters have once again started gathering in Cairo’s Tahrir Square, many having camped out overnight. Among the

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Tunisian protesters demand bigger change

Dozens of protesters gathered outside the Tunisian interior ministry to call for the arrest of officials who had abused and tortured Tunisians during

Dozens of protesters gathered outside the Tunisian interior ministry to call for the arrest of officials who had abused and tortured Tunisians during

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Clashes in Bangladesh

Demonstrators outside Bangladesh’s capital burned down a police station during a protest against a planned new airport.

Demonstrators outside Bangladesh’s capital burned down a police station during a protest against a planned new airport.

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Heavy snow in Japan

Heavy snow along Japan’s central West coast caused widespread havoc for road and rail travellers.

Heavy snow along Japan’s central West coast caused widespread havoc for road and rail travellers.

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Egypt starts the 'march of a million'

The thousands could become a million as Egyptians in Cairo begin the biggest demonstration yet against President Hosni Mubarak.   Despite a cabinet

The thousands could become a million as Egyptians in Cairo begin the biggest demonstration yet against President Hosni Mubarak.   Despite a cabinet