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2011-02-13

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Uncertainty remains in Egypt

Despite Egypt’s military rulers’ re-assurances, thousands of protesters refused to move from Tahrir Square on Sunday night. Uncertainty remains over

Despite Egypt’s military rulers’ re-assurances, thousands of protesters refused to move from Tahrir Square on Sunday night. Uncertainty remains over

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Germans commemorate Dresden dead

Thousands of Germans gathered in the eastern city of Dresden on Sunday, not just to remember the horrific bombing of the city by the allies in 1945

Thousands of Germans gathered in the eastern city of Dresden on Sunday, not just to remember the horrific bombing of the city by the allies in 1945

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Egypt on the brink of change

Egypt is entering a new era. Effectively the country is under martial law but the military is implementing a series of major reforms aimed at

Egypt is entering a new era. Effectively the country is under martial law but the military is implementing a series of major reforms aimed at

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Austrian icon Alexander dies

Peter Alexander, one of Austria’s most famous entertainers, has died aged 84. Known as Peter the Great to his fans, he appeared in up to 50 films

Peter Alexander, one of Austria’s most famous entertainers, has died aged 84. Known as Peter the Great to his fans, he appeared in up to 50 films

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Police and protestors clash again in Yemen

Protestors have once again clashed with police in the capital of Yemen. Hundreds of anti-government demonstrators marched through Sanaa demanding

Protestors have once again clashed with police in the capital of Yemen. Hundreds of anti-government demonstrators marched through Sanaa demanding

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Italy's women show the politicians how to humble Berlusconi

One section of society that has provided Silvio Berlusconi with much of his support appears to have had enough of him. Women. Hundreds of thousands

One section of society that has provided Silvio Berlusconi with much of his support appears to have had enough of him. Women. Hundreds of thousands

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Mother of missing twins flies to Corsica

The mother of missing twin girls has flown from Switerzland to Corsica to help in the police search. Irina Lucidi says she has still not given up

The mother of missing twin girls has flown from Switerzland to Corsica to help in the police search. Irina Lucidi says she has still not given up

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Egyptian constitution suspended

Egypt’s ruling military council has suspended the constitution. On state television a spokesman said a committee will be formed to draft a new

Egypt’s ruling military council has suspended the constitution. On state television a spokesman said a committee will be formed to draft a new

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No change to Swiss gun law

In Switzerland voters have rejected any change to the law allowing men to keep firearms in the home. The referendum was held as a result of

In Switzerland voters have rejected any change to the law allowing men to keep firearms in the home. The referendum was held as a result of

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Italy calls for EU aid for migrant influx

With 1000 illegal immigrants arriving every day for the last five days on the Italian island of Lampedusa Italy has declared a humanitarian state of

With 1000 illegal immigrants arriving every day for the last five days on the Italian island of Lampedusa Italy has declared a humanitarian state of

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Crowds resist army's attempts to clear Tahrir square

The Egyptian army is struggling to clear Tahrir square in the centre of Cairo, to allow traffic to use the roundabout again, but soldiers are facing

The Egyptian army is struggling to clear Tahrir square in the centre of Cairo, to allow traffic to use the roundabout again, but soldiers are facing

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Netanyahu welcomes Egypt treaty pledge

Benjamin Netanyahu has welcomed a pledge by Egypt’s military council to honour its peace treaty with Israel. Defence Minister Ehud Barak spoke to

Benjamin Netanyahu has welcomed a pledge by Egypt’s military council to honour its peace treaty with Israel. Defence Minister Ehud Barak spoke to

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No reshuffle for Egypt's cabinet

The same cabinet appointed by Egypt’s ousted President Hosni Mubarak is to remain in power to oversee the coming months of political

The same cabinet appointed by Egypt’s ousted President Hosni Mubarak is to remain in power to oversee the coming months of political

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Cleaning up Tahrir square

The departure of Hosni Mubarak was celebrated by thousands of people in Cairo, until long into the night. This morning, barricades and barbed wire

The departure of Hosni Mubarak was celebrated by thousands of people in Cairo, until long into the night. This morning, barricades and barbed wire

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Soldiers corral protestors in parts of Tahrir

Soldiers have moved in to form a cordon around the protestors who still occupy parts of Cairo’s Tahrir Square. The Army says it respects the

Soldiers have moved in to form a cordon around the protestors who still occupy parts of Cairo’s Tahrir Square. The Army says it respects the

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Cuban dissidents freed against their will

A well-known Cuban dissident has arrived home, after being freed from prison against his will. Hector Maseda left jail with another dissident

A well-known Cuban dissident has arrived home, after being freed from prison against his will. Hector Maseda left jail with another dissident

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Heavy police presence blocks protest in Algiers

In Algiers 30,000 riot police were deployed as protesters tried to stage a march against the rule of Algerian President Abdelaziz

In Algiers 30,000 riot police were deployed as protesters tried to stage a march against the rule of Algerian President Abdelaziz

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Euphoria in Tahrir Square as uncertain future beckons

Thousands of Egyptians remain in Tahrir Square to savour and enjoy the end of the regime of Hosni Mubarak. Most are still coming to terms with what

Thousands of Egyptians remain in Tahrir Square to savour and enjoy the end of the regime of Hosni Mubarak. Most are still coming to terms with what

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Italians for and against Berlusconi plan protests

Hundreds of Italians have gathered in Rome and Milan to call for the resignation of scandal-mired Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi. The

Hundreds of Italians have gathered in Rome and Milan to call for the resignation of scandal-mired Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi. The