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2011-02-17

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Libyan opposition: Gaddafi must go

The protests in Libya are particularly striking. Not only is dissent almost unheard of – as in many other Arab nations – but the country’s identity

The protests in Libya are particularly striking. Not only is dissent almost unheard of – as in many other Arab nations – but the country’s identity

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Amateur video captures Libyan violence

New amateur footage has emerged from Libya, showing a man seriously injured in what appear to be clashes with security forces in Benghazi. The

New amateur footage has emerged from Libya, showing a man seriously injured in what appear to be clashes with security forces in Benghazi. The

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Ben Ali reportedly in a coma in hospital

The former Tunisian president Ben Ali is reported to be seriously ill in a hospital in Saudi Arabia. The French news agency AFP reports that the

The former Tunisian president Ben Ali is reported to be seriously ill in a hospital in Saudi Arabia. The French news agency AFP reports that the

Business

Bernanke backs financial reforms

Denying investors any clues on what the Federal Reserve might be planning to further stimulate the lacklustre US economy, Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke

Denying investors any clues on what the Federal Reserve might be planning to further stimulate the lacklustre US economy, Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke

Europe

Belgians eat fries, naked of government

All for one Belgium and one Belgium for all, in Dutch and French, is the theme for around 500 Belgians who have been demonstrating in the student

All for one Belgium and one Belgium for all, in Dutch and French, is the theme for around 500 Belgians who have been demonstrating in the student

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Libyan protesters stage 'day of anger'

Protesters in Libya once again took to the streets on Thursday for what was called a ‘day of anger’ against the government. But in the wake of

Protesters in Libya once again took to the streets on Thursday for what was called a ‘day of anger’ against the government. But in the wake of

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"We don't know what's true and what's not true": Manama witness

Like in Tunisia, like in Egypt, protesters in Bahrain are using social networks to publish their personal stories of the chaotic situation on the

Like in Tunisia, like in Egypt, protesters in Bahrain are using social networks to publish their personal stories of the chaotic situation on the

Culture

Iranian drama tipped for Golden Bear

The cast of Iranian drama Nader and Simin: A Separation have been at the Berlin Film Festival. The movie is both a moving family saga and an

The cast of Iranian drama Nader and Simin: A Separation have been at the Berlin Film Festival. The movie is both a moving family saga and an

News

Protesters can topple Saleh: Yemeni analyst

euronews spoke with Abdullah Al Fakih, a political science professor at Sanaa University, who believes Yemen’s anti-government protesters could

euronews spoke with Abdullah Al Fakih, a political science professor at Sanaa University, who believes Yemen’s anti-government protesters could

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Cricket world gears up for World Cup

The world will always need more cricket.   Thankfully the sport’s showpiece event, the ICC World Cup, is about to get under way.   While the

The world will always need more cricket.   Thankfully the sport’s showpiece event, the ICC World Cup, is about to get under way.   While the

Business

Honda recalls cars worldwide

Honda is recalling nearly 700,000 cars, the Freed, Fit and City models as they are known in Japan. It has to fix a faulty engine spring which have

Honda is recalling nearly 700,000 cars, the Freed, Fit and City models as they are known in Japan. It has to fix a faulty engine spring which have

Business

Nestle not worried by rising raw materials costs

Nestle says strong demand in emerging markets will help it offset a steep rise in raw materials costs this year. The world’s biggest food maker is

Nestle says strong demand in emerging markets will help it offset a steep rise in raw materials costs this year. The world’s biggest food maker is

Business

AXA writedown hits BNP profits

Fourth-quarter net profit at BNP Paribas came in below expectations at 1.55 billion euros, a 13.6 percent increase on the same period a year earlier

Fourth-quarter net profit at BNP Paribas came in below expectations at 1.55 billion euros, a 13.6 percent increase on the same period a year earlier

Business

Lagarde: G20 imbalances deal would be 'big step'

France’s economy minister Christine Lagarde, host of a two-day Group of 20 finance ministers meeting in Paris, has said she hopes indicators can be

France’s economy minister Christine Lagarde, host of a two-day Group of 20 finance ministers meeting in Paris, has said she hopes indicators can be

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Belgium "world champions" of political crises

249 days: the length of time Belgium has been without a government has prompted newspapers to proclaim the country world champions of political

249 days: the length of time Belgium has been without a government has prompted newspapers to proclaim the country world champions of political

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Riot police storm Bahrain camp

Bahrain riot police clash with anti-government protesters at a makeshift encampment in the capital, killing at least three people.

Bahrain riot police clash with anti-government protesters at a makeshift encampment in the capital, killing at least three people.

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Violent Bahrain crackdown

Amateur video shows police cracking down on protesters in main square

Amateur video shows police cracking down on protesters in main square

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Fresh clashes erupt in Yemen

More than 1,000 pro-democracy protesters clashed with government supporters in the Yemeni capital of Sanaa on Thursday in demonstrations calling for

More than 1,000 pro-democracy protesters clashed with government supporters in the Yemeni capital of Sanaa on Thursday in demonstrations calling for

Culture

Madrid hosts contemporary art fair

Contemporary art lovers should make a beeline for Spain for the 30th anniversary edition of ARCO, the Madrid International Contemporary Art Fair

Contemporary art lovers should make a beeline for Spain for the 30th anniversary edition of ARCO, the Madrid International Contemporary Art Fair

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Bahrain crackdown clears streets of protesters

A police crackdown in Bahrain has swept away demonstrators gathered to demand large-scale political reforms.   Dozens of tanks have taken up position

A police crackdown in Bahrain has swept away demonstrators gathered to demand large-scale political reforms.   Dozens of tanks have taken up position

Science_technology

Latest mobile trends showcased in Barcelona

Some 50,000 visitors are in the Spanish city of Barcelona this week for the World Mobile Congress.   In an industry where nothing is cutting edge

Some 50,000 visitors are in the Spanish city of Barcelona this week for the World Mobile Congress.   In an industry where nothing is cutting edge

Special_reports

Civil war, civil wounded, Somalia

Civilians in Somalia’s 20-year war are wounded every day. The crossfire between government forces and insurgents destroys ordinary people’s lives

Civilians in Somalia’s 20-year war are wounded every day. The crossfire between government forces and insurgents destroys ordinary people’s lives

Special_reports

How NATO's pipes keep airlines in the sky

Thousands of passengers pass through European airports every day without knowing that their journeys would not have been possible without a little

Thousands of passengers pass through European airports every day without knowing that their journeys would not have been possible without a little

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Residents killed in Tanzania munitions blasts

At least 20 people are reported killed in Tanzania after a series of explosions at a military munitions dump. Almost 150 people are known to have

At least 20 people are reported killed in Tanzania after a series of explosions at a military munitions dump. Almost 150 people are known to have

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Libyan protesters prepare for "day of anger"

Protesters in Libya have once again taken to the streets on Thursday for what is called a “day of anger” against the government. But in the wake

Protesters in Libya have once again taken to the streets on Thursday for what is called a “day of anger” against the government. But in the wake

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Activists try to stop German nuclear waste train

Hundreds of anti-nuclear protestors have tried to stop a shipment of toxic waste in the last stages of its journey across Germany by train. Sixty

Hundreds of anti-nuclear protestors have tried to stop a shipment of toxic waste in the last stages of its journey across Germany by train. Sixty

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Lunar New Year magic show in China

Hundreds of millions of people watched the Lunar New Year festival on january 30. The China Central Television (CCTV) gala is China’s most watched

Hundreds of millions of people watched the Lunar New Year festival on january 30. The China Central Television (CCTV) gala is China’s most watched

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Teachers protest in Mexico against Calderon's visit

Police fired tear gas and clashed for several hours with teachers protesting against a visit by President Felipe Calderon to Mexico’s southern city

Police fired tear gas and clashed for several hours with teachers protesting against a visit by President Felipe Calderon to Mexico’s southern city

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Truck drivers strike in South Africa

Several thousand South African truck drivers took to the streets of Johannesburg on Wednesday to protest over long working hours and low pay.

Several thousand South African truck drivers took to the streets of Johannesburg on Wednesday to protest over long working hours and low pay.