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2011-02-27

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Refugee crisis fall-out from Libya

The violence in Libya has forced upto 100 000 people to flee the country, most streaming into neighbouring Tunisia and Egypt. Many are stuck on the

The violence in Libya has forced upto 100 000 people to flee the country, most streaming into neighbouring Tunisia and Egypt. Many are stuck on the

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Tunisian PM resigns under pressure

The Tunisian Prime Minister has announced resignation following a series of street protests. Mohamed Ghannouchi said by stepping aside he will

The Tunisian Prime Minister has announced resignation following a series of street protests. Mohamed Ghannouchi said by stepping aside he will

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Two killed in Omani anti-government protests

At least two people are reported to have been killed in anti-government protests in Oman. It is alleged police fired rubber bullets at

At least two people are reported to have been killed in anti-government protests in Oman. It is alleged police fired rubber bullets at

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Anti-regime rebels make gains

Anti-government rebels are continuing to make gains in the battle for control of Libya. The city of Zawiya about 30 miles west of the capital

Anti-government rebels are continuing to make gains in the battle for control of Libya. The city of Zawiya about 30 miles west of the capital

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HMS Cumberland back in Benghazi to rescue Britons

The British naval frigate, HMS Cumberland, has returned to the Libyan port of Benghazi to evacuate remaining Britons. Read our news file It

The British naval frigate, HMS Cumberland, has returned to the Libyan port of Benghazi to evacuate remaining Britons. Read our news file It

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Turkey's modern Islamist founder Erbakan dies

Turkey’s first Islamist Prime Minister, Necmettin Erbakan, has died from heart failure at the age of 85. The founder of Turkey’s modern Islamist

Turkey’s first Islamist Prime Minister, Necmettin Erbakan, has died from heart failure at the age of 85. The founder of Turkey’s modern Islamist

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UN steps up pressure on Gaddafi

A rare show of unanimity by the UN Security Council on Saturday imposed arms, travel and asset sanctions on Libya’s Colonel Gadaffi and his closest

A rare show of unanimity by the UN Security Council on Saturday imposed arms, travel and asset sanctions on Libya’s Colonel Gadaffi and his closest

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Chinese police clampdown on anti-government protests

Despite their efforts to block information spreading about the Arab uprisings, anti-government protests have erupted in several cities. But an

Despite their efforts to block information spreading about the Arab uprisings, anti-government protests have erupted in several cities. But an

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Pro-Gaddafi supporters rally in Tripoli

While communication lines in and out of Libya may still be unreliable there seems to be little confusion over the graphic and sometimes disturbing

While communication lines in and out of Libya may still be unreliable there seems to be little confusion over the graphic and sometimes disturbing

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Tripoli airport packed with evacuees

Foreign nationals struggle through the heaving masses of people packed in Tripoli airport to try and catch a flight out of Libya. Read our news file

Foreign nationals struggle through the heaving masses of people packed in Tripoli airport to try and catch a flight out of Libya. Read our news file

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Thousands protest in Tunis

Thousands of protesters demonstrate in Tunis calling for the removal of Prime Minister Mohamed Ghannouchi. Read our news file

Thousands of protesters demonstrate in Tunis calling for the removal of Prime Minister Mohamed Ghannouchi. Read our news file

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Libya: battles rage for control of coastal cities

Some two thousand people are estimated to have been died during ten days of violence in Libya. Misrata, the country’s third largest city, is a

Some two thousand people are estimated to have been died during ten days of violence in Libya. Misrata, the country’s third largest city, is a

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Iranian opposition leaders moved to secret hideout

Unconfirmed reports from Iran say senior opposition figures Mehdi Karoubi and Mir Hossein Mousavi have been moved to a secret location near Tehran

Unconfirmed reports from Iran say senior opposition figures Mehdi Karoubi and Mir Hossein Mousavi have been moved to a secret location near Tehran

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Libya: evacuation effort continues

The urgent effort to evacuate foreign nationals from Libya continues, including 150 oil workers, who were dramatically rescued by British special

The urgent effort to evacuate foreign nationals from Libya continues, including 150 oil workers, who were dramatically rescued by British special

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UN imposes 'biting sanctions' on Libya's leadership

The UN Security Council has unanimously voted to impose sanctions on Libya’s regime following its bloody suppression of the uprising in the North

The UN Security Council has unanimously voted to impose sanctions on Libya’s regime following its bloody suppression of the uprising in the North

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Libya: Gaddafi fights to hold on to Tripoli

The battle to control Libya rages on. In Tripoli, residents from one suburb of the capital were mourning the death of a man killed in the violence

The battle to control Libya rages on. In Tripoli, residents from one suburb of the capital were mourning the death of a man killed in the violence

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Ireland's new leaders seek compromise on bailout

The man likely to lead Ireland’s next government says he believes a comprise can be reached on the country’s massive euro bailout. Fine Gael

The man likely to lead Ireland’s next government says he believes a comprise can be reached on the country’s massive euro bailout. Fine Gael

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Libya: the latest situation in Benghazi

Muammar Gaddafi’s control of Tripoli looks increasingly tenuous, but the east of the country has been free from his grip for days. Euronews spoke

Muammar Gaddafi’s control of Tripoli looks increasingly tenuous, but the east of the country has been free from his grip for days. Euronews spoke