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2011-02-11

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Cairo celebrates Mubarak's departure

As former vice president Omar Suleiman announced Hosni Mubarak’s resignation as president, Cairo’s Tahrir Square erupted with joy and was overcome

As former vice president Omar Suleiman announced Hosni Mubarak’s resignation as president, Cairo’s Tahrir Square erupted with joy and was overcome

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World leaders hail Mubarak's resignation

World leaders hailed the toppling of former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak on Friday. Mubarak resigned after three decades in power under

World leaders hailed the toppling of former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak on Friday. Mubarak resigned after three decades in power under

Business

Weber's Bundesbank resignation opens up ECB race

Axel Weber, Germany’s top banker is quitting. At a meeting at the Chancellery in Berlin he told Angela Merkel and the finance minister Wolfgang

Axel Weber, Germany’s top banker is quitting. At a meeting at the Chancellery in Berlin he told Angela Merkel and the finance minister Wolfgang

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Egypt protesters' prayers answered as Mubarak quits

Hosni Mubarak has resigned as Egypt’s president. The announcement comes after 18 days of sustained protests in Cairo and other towns across the

Hosni Mubarak has resigned as Egypt’s president. The announcement comes after 18 days of sustained protests in Cairo and other towns across the

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Russia-Japan deadlocked over Kuril Islands

Russian protesters showed their anger with Japan in a long running dispute over who owns the Kuril Islands as foreign ministers from the two

Russian protesters showed their anger with Japan in a long running dispute over who owns the Kuril Islands as foreign ministers from the two

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Protesters' prayers answered as Mubarak quits

Hosni Mubarak has resigned as Egypt’s president. The announcement comes after 18 days of sustained protests in Cairo and other towns across the

Hosni Mubarak has resigned as Egypt’s president. The announcement comes after 18 days of sustained protests in Cairo and other towns across the

Business

Investors unimpressed with Nokia-Microsoft tie-up

Nokia and Microsoft have teamed up in an attempt to see off Apple’s iPhone and Google based phones in the fast-growing smartphone market. Nokia’s

Nokia and Microsoft have teamed up in an attempt to see off Apple’s iPhone and Google based phones in the fast-growing smartphone market. Nokia’s

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Assange hearing adjourned

The extradition hearing of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has been adjourned until 24th January. On the third day of the hearing defence lawyers

The extradition hearing of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has been adjourned until 24th January. On the third day of the hearing defence lawyers

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Hope fades for missing Swiss twins

Hope of finding missing Swiss twins alive has virtually disappeared after police confirmed that their father wrote a letter detailing plans to kill

Hope of finding missing Swiss twins alive has virtually disappeared after police confirmed that their father wrote a letter detailing plans to kill

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Egypt's revolution timeline

PROLOGUE – JUNE 26 2010 – KHALED SAID Last June, carrying the picture of a young man beaten to death by police in Alexandria, with chants of ‘We are

PROLOGUE – JUNE 26 2010 – KHALED SAID Last June, carrying the picture of a young man beaten to death by police in Alexandria, with chants of ‘We are

Culture

Coen brothers' film opens Berlin Film Festival

The 2011 Berlin film festival has opened with the Coen brothers’ movie “True Grit”, kicking off 10 days of cinema extravaganza in the German capital

The 2011 Berlin film festival has opened with the Coen brothers’ movie “True Grit”, kicking off 10 days of cinema extravaganza in the German capital

Culture

New York Fashion marathon kicks off

New York Fashion Week has got underway. It’s going to be a seven-day marathan of early starts and late nights for many models – who do, on

New York Fashion Week has got underway. It’s going to be a seven-day marathan of early starts and late nights for many models – who do, on

Business

ThyssenKrupp Americas plants overrunning costs

ThyssenKrupp has warned that startup costs at its new steel plants in Brazil and the United States would be several hundred million euros more than

ThyssenKrupp has warned that startup costs at its new steel plants in Brazil and the United States would be several hundred million euros more than

Business

L'Oreal's Q4 sales disappoint, shares slip

L’Oreal shares fell on Friday after the world’s biggest cosmetics group posted fourth-quarter sales and profit margins that were below

L’Oreal shares fell on Friday after the world’s biggest cosmetics group posted fourth-quarter sales and profit margins that were below

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Egypt's protesters remain firm

Last night, the protesters in Tahrir Square believed they would not be there today. But the hope that Mubarak was to bow to their wishes and stand

Last night, the protesters in Tahrir Square believed they would not be there today. But the hope that Mubarak was to bow to their wishes and stand

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Erasmus goes global

The EU has long been encouraging an exchange of ideas across its borders, hoping to engage young people in European affairs. A prime example is the

The EU has long been encouraging an exchange of ideas across its borders, hoping to engage young people in European affairs. A prime example is the

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Ahmadinejad reconfirms nuclear commitment

Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has reconfirmed his commitment to continuing Iran’s nuclear programme. The comments came in a speech made on

Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has reconfirmed his commitment to continuing Iran’s nuclear programme. The comments came in a speech made on

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Army commander speaks to protesters in Cairo

Egypt’s armed forces council sent an army commander to speak to protesters gathered outside the parlaiment building, to reassure them that their

Egypt’s armed forces council sent an army commander to speak to protesters gathered outside the parlaiment building, to reassure them that their

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Egyptians commemorate downed opposition followers

Protesters in Cairo pay tribute to those killed in the struggle against the Mubarak government and demand accountability.

Protesters in Cairo pay tribute to those killed in the struggle against the Mubarak government and demand accountability.

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Tahrir Square: the centre of the world's attention

Thousands more anti-government demonstrators lined up throughout the evening to enter a packed Tahrir Square, Cairo, in expectation that Egyptian

Thousands more anti-government demonstrators lined up throughout the evening to enter a packed Tahrir Square, Cairo, in expectation that Egyptian

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Cairo witnesses more massive protests

Huge crowds have once again gathered in Cairo after prayers for day 18 of protests against President Hosni Mubarak. And this time, there is even

Huge crowds have once again gathered in Cairo after prayers for day 18 of protests against President Hosni Mubarak. And this time, there is even

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Egypt's Mubarak refuses to quit

Egypt’s embattled President Hosni Mubarak has refused to quit before elections in September, despite conceding some powers to his deputy Omar

Egypt’s embattled President Hosni Mubarak has refused to quit before elections in September, despite conceding some powers to his deputy Omar

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Furious Egyptians take protest to Mubarak's front door

Full of fury, anti-Mubarak demonstrators head towards the presidential palace to the east of Cairo to take their protest to the president’s front

Full of fury, anti-Mubarak demonstrators head towards the presidential palace to the east of Cairo to take their protest to the president’s front

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Egypt ready to ''explode'' ElBaradei warns

‘‘Egypt will explode’‘ Mohamed ElBaradei has warned. The Egyptian opposition leader’s dire verdict was posted on the social networking site

‘‘Egypt will explode’‘ Mohamed ElBaradei has warned. The Egyptian opposition leader’s dire verdict was posted on the social networking site

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Anger reverberates around Tahrir Square

As hundreds of thousands of red, white and black Egyptian flags flew in Tahrir Square, the focus of the so-called ‘Nile Revolution’, protesters

As hundreds of thousands of red, white and black Egyptian flags flew in Tahrir Square, the focus of the so-called ‘Nile Revolution’, protesters

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Suleiman calls on Egyptians to "go home"

Moments after President Hosni Mubarak infuriated the hundreds of thousands in Tahrir Square by refusing to stand down his deputy, vice-president Omar

Moments after President Hosni Mubarak infuriated the hundreds of thousands in Tahrir Square by refusing to stand down his deputy, vice-president Omar

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Mubarak stays despite huge passionate protests

Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has refused to leave office, despite huge demonstrations calling for him to quit. The man who has led the country

Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has refused to leave office, despite huge demonstrations calling for him to quit. The man who has led the country