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2011-03-03

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Yemeni President 'positive' about roadmap

A senior official has said that Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh will respond “positively” to an opposition plan which would see him leave

A senior official has said that Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh will respond “positively” to an opposition plan which would see him leave

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Iranian ships to re-enter Suez

Two Iranian warships that passed through the Suez Canal last month en route to Syria are due to make the return journey in the next few hours. The

Two Iranian warships that passed through the Suez Canal last month en route to Syria are due to make the return journey in the next few hours. The

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Investors upbeat on Apple after Jobs iPad speech

Investors reacted positively on Thursday to the surprise appearance by Apple CEO Steve Jobs at the launch of the new iPad 2 a day earlier. Jobs has

Investors reacted positively on Thursday to the surprise appearance by Apple CEO Steve Jobs at the launch of the new iPad 2 a day earlier. Jobs has

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Ivory Coast: women shot dead at anti-Gbagbo rally

Security forces loyal to Ivory Coast’s incumbent president Laurent Gbagbo have shot dead seven women at an anti-government protest. The UN said

Security forces loyal to Ivory Coast’s incumbent president Laurent Gbagbo have shot dead seven women at an anti-government protest. The UN said

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Mozambique seeks consensus on Ivory Coast

Armando Guebuza has been the President of the Republic of Mozambique since he won the elections in 2004 with 68% of the vote. He spoke to Euronews

Armando Guebuza has been the President of the Republic of Mozambique since he won the elections in 2004 with 68% of the vote. He spoke to Euronews

Business

Geneva Motor Show: looking or buying?

As the Geneva Motor Show opened to the public – expecting 700,000 visitors – the question was were they coming just to look or to actually buy

As the Geneva Motor Show opened to the public – expecting 700,000 visitors – the question was were they coming just to look or to actually buy

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Is this the start of Libya's civil war?

Intense fighting between rebels and those loyal to Libya’s embattled leader Muammar Gaddafi suggests a civil war scenario is edging ever closer

Intense fighting between rebels and those loyal to Libya’s embattled leader Muammar Gaddafi suggests a civil war scenario is edging ever closer

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Frankfurt gunman inspired by 'radical Islam'

German police say a suspected gunman who shot dead two US airmen at Frankfurt Airport operated alone and was probably inspired by radical Islamist

German police say a suspected gunman who shot dead two US airmen at Frankfurt Airport operated alone and was probably inspired by radical Islamist

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Thousands of displaced stranded in Tunisia

Hundreds of people have managed to escape the fighting in Libya, only to find themselves stranded, in limbo, over the border in Tunisia. They are

Hundreds of people have managed to escape the fighting in Libya, only to find themselves stranded, in limbo, over the border in Tunisia. They are

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Turkish model for new democracies?

The Turkish President Abdullah Gul, on a visit to Egypt, has been in talks with Field Marshal Tantawi, who is currently leading Egypt’s transitional

The Turkish President Abdullah Gul, on a visit to Egypt, has been in talks with Field Marshal Tantawi, who is currently leading Egypt’s transitional

Europe

No united front on no-fly zone over Libya

Britain and France claim they would be prepared to support a no-fly zone over Libya, if forces loyal to Muammar Gaddafi continue to attack fellow

Britain and France claim they would be prepared to support a no-fly zone over Libya, if forces loyal to Muammar Gaddafi continue to attack fellow

Business

ECB flags up April rate rise

As the European Central Bank kept euro zone interest rates unchanged, despite rising inflation fears, ECB President Jean-Claude Trichet said the

As the European Central Bank kept euro zone interest rates unchanged, despite rising inflation fears, ECB President Jean-Claude Trichet said the

Business

Confusion over Renault spy case

Renault is still not admitting that it might have been tricked into firing three senior managers over alleged industrial espionage. The company’s

Renault is still not admitting that it might have been tricked into firing three senior managers over alleged industrial espionage. The company’s

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Oil prices slip on Libyan peace efforts

Oil prices came off their recent highs on Thursday after Venezuela said its proposal for a negotiated solution to the Libyan conflict was accepted by

Oil prices came off their recent highs on Thursday after Venezuela said its proposal for a negotiated solution to the Libyan conflict was accepted by

Business

Food prices hit fresh record

Global food prices hit a record high in February – not helped by fresh oil price spikes and stockpiling in some countries. The United Nations Food

Global food prices hit a record high in February – not helped by fresh oil price spikes and stockpiling in some countries. The United Nations Food

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Thousands flock to airport to leave Libya

Busloads of people continue to arrive at Libya’s Djerba Airport, in the hope of catching a flight out of the violence-stricken country. Officials

Busloads of people continue to arrive at Libya’s Djerba Airport, in the hope of catching a flight out of the violence-stricken country. Officials

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Egyptian PM steps down

Egypt’s Prime Minister Ahmed Shafiq resigned from his post on Thursday to be replaced by Essam Sharraf, the former transport minister. Shafiq was

Egypt’s Prime Minister Ahmed Shafiq resigned from his post on Thursday to be replaced by Essam Sharraf, the former transport minister. Shafiq was

Special_reports

Lampedusa: Italian island at the sharp end of immigration

Dubbed “The gateway to Europe” the small Italian island of Lampedusa holds a unique geographical position, it is closer to Africa than Italy. The

Dubbed “The gateway to Europe” the small Italian island of Lampedusa holds a unique geographical position, it is closer to Africa than Italy. The

Science_technology

Face to face with Ötzi the iceman

Forensic artists have put more flesh on the bones of the story of Ötzi the Iceman, a 5300 year old mummy discovered in the mountains on the border

Forensic artists have put more flesh on the bones of the story of Ötzi the Iceman, a 5300 year old mummy discovered in the mountains on the border

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Libya: euronews reports from Brega

Although rebels are still in control of Brega, the situation in the town remains tense. Euronews has been hearing from journalist Francesca Cicardi

Although rebels are still in control of Brega, the situation in the town remains tense. Euronews has been hearing from journalist Francesca Cicardi

Culture

The Venice Carnival masks

The Venice Carnival is one of the major the highlights of the Italian social calendar. This spectacular and colourful revival of traditional masked

The Venice Carnival is one of the major the highlights of the Italian social calendar. This spectacular and colourful revival of traditional masked

Culture

Drive Angry: action movie from hell

Drive Angry is an over-the-top horror movie that brings together satan, action and a 1969 Dodge Charger. Nicolas Cage plays a dead ne’er-do-well

Drive Angry is an over-the-top horror movie that brings together satan, action and a 1969 Dodge Charger. Nicolas Cage plays a dead ne’er-do-well

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Frankfurt gunman may have 'Islamist links'

German prosecutors are investigating whether a gunman who killed two American soldiers at Frankfurt Airport had links to Islamist groups.

German prosecutors are investigating whether a gunman who killed two American soldiers at Frankfurt Airport had links to Islamist groups.

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Gaddafi faces crimes against humanity probe

Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi is facing investigation for alleged crimes against humanity, along with members of his family and inner circle. The

Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi is facing investigation for alleged crimes against humanity, along with members of his family and inner circle. The

Nocomment

Gaddafi cheered by supporters

Libyan state television showed images of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi attending a Libyan national political event in Tripoli in which he was

Libyan state television showed images of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi attending a Libyan national political event in Tripoli in which he was

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Iran's foreign minister on protests and nukes

The Iranian Foreign Minister, Ali Akbar Salehi, has been speaking to euronews about the uprisings in some Arabic countries and said that

The Iranian Foreign Minister, Ali Akbar Salehi, has been speaking to euronews about the uprisings in some Arabic countries and said that

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Fresh air strikes hit rebel Libyan town

Libyan military aircraft have launched fresh air strikes on the rebel-controlled town of Brega. Brega, in the east of the country, is strategically

Libyan military aircraft have launched fresh air strikes on the rebel-controlled town of Brega. Brega, in the east of the country, is strategically

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Egyptian PM Shafiq steps down

Egypt’s Prime Minister Ahmed Shafiq has resigned and been replaced by the former Transport Minister Essam Sharraf. Shafiq was appointed by deposed

Egypt’s Prime Minister Ahmed Shafiq has resigned and been replaced by the former Transport Minister Essam Sharraf. Shafiq was appointed by deposed

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Refugees flee Libyan unrest

Refugees who have fled the unrest in Libya are now staying in makeshift camps across the border in neighbouring Tunisia. They have their identity

Refugees who have fled the unrest in Libya are now staying in makeshift camps across the border in neighbouring Tunisia. They have their identity