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2011-03-05

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Libyan government offers amnesty to protesters

In an exclusive interview with euronews, Khaled Kaïm, Libya’s deputy foreign minister, insists most regions are calm despite ‘some resistance’.  He

In an exclusive interview with euronews, Khaled Kaïm, Libya’s deputy foreign minister, insists most regions are calm despite ‘some resistance’.  He

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Algerian protests quelled again by security forces

For the fourth successive Saturday, security forces in Algiers have rebuffed attempts by pro-democracy protesters to defy a government ban and march

For the fourth successive Saturday, security forces in Algiers have rebuffed attempts by pro-democracy protesters to defy a government ban and march

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Fire destroys 'Slumdog Millionaire' star's home

Fire has swept through a poor area of Mumbai in India, making hundreds homeless. A shack that was home to child actress Rubina Ali of “Slumdog

Fire has swept through a poor area of Mumbai in India, making hundreds homeless. A shack that was home to child actress Rubina Ali of “Slumdog

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China to step up domestic surveillance

The Chinese authorities have issued their strongest warning yet against internet appeals for pro-democracy protests inspired by the Arab world

The Chinese authorities have issued their strongest warning yet against internet appeals for pro-democracy protests inspired by the Arab world

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Japan launches new 300kmh bullet train

Japan’s latest bullet train has made its maiden journey, leaving Tokyo for Shin-Aomori in the north of the country’s main island. The “Hayabusa” or

Japan’s latest bullet train has made its maiden journey, leaving Tokyo for Shin-Aomori in the north of the country’s main island. The “Hayabusa” or

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Traffic chaos as snow blocks Spanish motorway

The European winter is not letting up. In Spain heavy snow forced a motorway north of Madrid to close, trapping thousands of drivers for several

The European winter is not letting up. In Spain heavy snow forced a motorway north of Madrid to close, trapping thousands of drivers for several

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Libyan rebels 'push west' after securing Ras Lanuf

A rebel soldier stabbed at an already defaced poster of Colonel Gaddafi with his gun, to illustrate his contempt for the despised Libyan

A rebel soldier stabbed at an already defaced poster of Colonel Gaddafi with his gun, to illustrate his contempt for the despised Libyan

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Libyan government forces try to retake Zawiyah

Pro-Gaddafi forces have encircled the western Libyan city of Zawiyah. Checkpoints have been set up on roads leading in and out. The government

Pro-Gaddafi forces have encircled the western Libyan city of Zawiyah. Checkpoints have been set up on roads leading in and out. The government

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Libya: Rebels take control of Ras Lanuf

Rebel fighters have captured the key oil port of Ras Lanouf from the forces of Moammar Gadhafi, in their first military victory in a potentially

Rebel fighters have captured the key oil port of Ras Lanouf from the forces of Moammar Gadhafi, in their first military victory in a potentially

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Fighting intensifies on both sides in Libya

There is still heavy fighting in the Libyan city of Zawiya, as both sides struggle to take control. Fierce battles have been going for several

There is still heavy fighting in the Libyan city of Zawiya, as both sides struggle to take control. Fierce battles have been going for several

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Tensions over US motives towards Libya

A delegation of mostly Latin countries has given their backing to a plan for an international peace mission in Libya. The ALBA group, which is made

A delegation of mostly Latin countries has given their backing to a plan for an international peace mission in Libya. The ALBA group, which is made

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Egyptian protesters target security forces

Egyptian police are attempting to maintain control after protesters stormed the security headquarters in Alexandria. Violence broke out following a

Egyptian police are attempting to maintain control after protesters stormed the security headquarters in Alexandria. Violence broke out following a

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Dancing in the streets of Rio

The keys of the city have been handed over to King Momo – it must mean its carnival time in Rio de Janeiro. Youngsters got the party started as

The keys of the city have been handed over to King Momo – it must mean its carnival time in Rio de Janeiro. Youngsters got the party started as

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Libyan rebels and Gaddafi claim gains

After a Friday where prayers took second place to hard-fought battles, both pro and anti-Gaddafi factions are claiming gains in Libya. The rebels

After a Friday where prayers took second place to hard-fought battles, both pro and anti-Gaddafi factions are claiming gains in Libya. The rebels

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Libyan hospitals struggle to cope

Proof of the intensity of the fighting in Libya is to be found in the hospitals. Medics are struggling to cope as the number of injured

Proof of the intensity of the fighting in Libya is to be found in the hospitals. Medics are struggling to cope as the number of injured

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Russia makes tracks in Abhkazia

They are laying down new tracks in Abhkazia – but it is Russia’s state-owned railway that is carrying out the work. Moscow is helping the breakaway

They are laying down new tracks in Abhkazia – but it is Russia’s state-owned railway that is carrying out the work. Moscow is helping the breakaway

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Croats call on PM to quit

Thousands of protesters rallied into the night in the Croatian capital Zargreb calling on Prime Minister Jadranka Kosor to quit and hold fresh

Thousands of protesters rallied into the night in the Croatian capital Zargreb calling on Prime Minister Jadranka Kosor to quit and hold fresh

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Protests over war crimes arrest

There have been angry scenes outside the Austrian embassy in Sarajevo. The crowd was outraged by the arrest in Vienna of Jovan Divjak. The

There have been angry scenes outside the Austrian embassy in Sarajevo. The crowd was outraged by the arrest in Vienna of Jovan Divjak. The

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Fears Libya blocking migrant escape

Thousands of foreigners are still desperately trying to flee the crisis in Libya. Just across the border in Tunisia euronews saw for itself long

Thousands of foreigners are still desperately trying to flee the crisis in Libya. Just across the border in Tunisia euronews saw for itself long