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2011-03-18

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Britain's Nick Clegg talks to euronews about Libya

Hours after the vote on a resolution at the Security Council authorizing the use of force in Libya, Ali Sheikholeslami, euronews’ London

Hours after the vote on a resolution at the Security Council authorizing the use of force in Libya, Ali Sheikholeslami, euronews’ London

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Pick of the Clicks: Nature's worst brings out Human nature's best

Pick of the Clicks looks at the most clicked story of the week on our website and how it is being treated elsewhere on the net. This week: Disaster

Pick of the Clicks looks at the most clicked story of the week on our website and how it is being treated elsewhere on the net. This week: Disaster

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Obama warns Gaddafi to comply with UN

President Obama has warned Libyan leader Colonel Gaddafi to comply with UN demands for a ceasefire or else face consequences, including military

President Obama has warned Libyan leader Colonel Gaddafi to comply with UN demands for a ceasefire or else face consequences, including military

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"Gaddafi is smart" but his days are numbered says Moniquet

Francois Chignac, euronews: Claude Moniquet, you are co-founder of the Brussels-based European Strategic Intelligence and Security Centre. So, as an

Francois Chignac, euronews: Claude Moniquet, you are co-founder of the Brussels-based European Strategic Intelligence and Security Centre. So, as an

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UN no-fly zone boosts morale of rebel forces

Rebel forces in Benghazi celebrate the UN backed no-fly zone over Libya as an indication that it is close to game over for Gaddafi. The

Rebel forces in Benghazi celebrate the UN backed no-fly zone over Libya as an indication that it is close to game over for Gaddafi. The

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One week on Japan counts the cost

It is now a week since Japan was hit by the biggest earthquake ever recorded in its history. What followed is all too clear. The massive tremor

It is now a week since Japan was hit by the biggest earthquake ever recorded in its history. What followed is all too clear. The massive tremor

Europe

France, EU nuclear powerhouse

France has by far the most nuclear power of any country in the EU, with 58 reactors in total. Chooz, in the northeast, near the border with Belgium

France has by far the most nuclear power of any country in the EU, with 58 reactors in total. Chooz, in the northeast, near the border with Belgium

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Ceasefire leads to questions over Gaddafi's tactics

The speed of the ceasefire announcement has left many pondering on the tactics of Muammer Gaddafi. Immediately after the UN no-fly declaration the

The speed of the ceasefire announcement has left many pondering on the tactics of Muammer Gaddafi. Immediately after the UN no-fly declaration the

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Unilateral ceasefire declared by Tripoli

The government of Muammer Gadaffi has declared a unilateral ceasefire just hours after the UN announced a no-fly zone over Libya, a decision that

The government of Muammer Gadaffi has declared a unilateral ceasefire just hours after the UN announced a no-fly zone over Libya, a decision that

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International coalition gears up to strike Gaddafi

RAF fighter jets are set to play a frontline role in the international military operation against Colonel Gaddafi’s forces. Britain will make a key

RAF fighter jets are set to play a frontline role in the international military operation against Colonel Gaddafi’s forces. Britain will make a key

Business

Yen falls on G7 intervention

The yen fell against a basket of currencies, and particularly versus the US dollar, on Friday. That followed a co-ordinated intervention by central

The yen fell against a basket of currencies, and particularly versus the US dollar, on Friday. That followed a co-ordinated intervention by central

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Fear and uncertainty rife in Japan

With no end in sight to radiation leak concerns, those who can are getting out of Japan. Thousands of foreigners leading the exodus from Tokyo’s

With no end in sight to radiation leak concerns, those who can are getting out of Japan. Thousands of foreigners leading the exodus from Tokyo’s

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EU still haggling over bank stress test

Even though the latest round of European bank stress tests are already underway, EU regulators are still haggling over how tough they should be.

Even though the latest round of European bank stress tests are already underway, EU regulators are still haggling over how tough they should be.

Business

General Mills wins Yoplait bidding

US food company General Mills is set to pay 800 million euros for half of the Yoplait yoghurt brand – the second-biggest after Danone. The sellers

US food company General Mills is set to pay 800 million euros for half of the Yoplait yoghurt brand – the second-biggest after Danone. The sellers

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Japanese parts shortage closes GM plant in US

General Motors is to temporarily close one of its US factories due to a shortage of parts that are made in Japan. It is a sign of the growing

General Motors is to temporarily close one of its US factories due to a shortage of parts that are made in Japan. It is a sign of the growing

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Yemen: dozens killed in anti-government protest

At least 30 people were killed in clashes at an anti-government protest in Sanaa after Muslim prayers on Friday, a local doctor said.

At least 30 people were killed in clashes at an anti-government protest in Sanaa after Muslim prayers on Friday, a local doctor said.

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More migrants reach Lampedusa

Two boats carrying 76 North African migrants have landed on the Italian island of Lampedusa. There are already 2,800 illegal immigrants being held in

Two boats carrying 76 North African migrants have landed on the Italian island of Lampedusa. There are already 2,800 illegal immigrants being held in

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Japan considers burying crippled nuclear plant

Japanese nuclear engineers are now considering using concrete to cover the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant. The move, seen as a last resort to

Japanese nuclear engineers are now considering using concrete to cover the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant. The move, seen as a last resort to

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Libya: a timeline of international diplomacy

From the first roots of unrest in Benghazi to the green light for international force in the offices of the United Nations, how has the global

From the first roots of unrest in Benghazi to the green light for international force in the offices of the United Nations, how has the global

Europe

Belgian town's nuclear fondness

Europe has its own nuclear realities to deal with. One example is in the Belgian town of Huy, in Wallonia. There are three nuclear reactors at its

Europe has its own nuclear realities to deal with. One example is in the Belgian town of Huy, in Wallonia. There are three nuclear reactors at its

Europe

Checking EU trust in nuclear power

With many Europeans worried about what nuclear power might mean for their future, against the backdrop of events in Japan, euronews asked a set of

With many Europeans worried about what nuclear power might mean for their future, against the backdrop of events in Japan, euronews asked a set of

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Gaddafi calls ceasefire

Libya has declared an immediate ceasefire. The development comes after the United Nations Security Council passed a resolution on Thursday paving

Libya has declared an immediate ceasefire. The development comes after the United Nations Security Council passed a resolution on Thursday paving

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Minute of silence in Japan

A minute of silence was observed in northeast Japan, one week after a huge earthquake struck, sending a tsunami crashing into the coast.

A minute of silence was observed in northeast Japan, one week after a huge earthquake struck, sending a tsunami crashing into the coast.

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Gaddafi shells coastal city of Misrata

Forces loyal to Muammar Gaddafi shelled the rebel-held town of Misrata on Friday morning, according to opposition troops holed up in the coastal

Forces loyal to Muammar Gaddafi shelled the rebel-held town of Misrata on Friday morning, according to opposition troops holed up in the coastal

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Dozens dead in Yemen protests

At least 30 people are believed to have been killed in Yemen after pro-government troops reportedly opened fire on protesters in the capital

At least 30 people are believed to have been killed in Yemen after pro-government troops reportedly opened fire on protesters in the capital

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Cameron: UN resolution designed to 'protect civilians'

British Prime Minister David Cameron has addressed parliament on the UN decision to back a no-fly zone over Libya, a decision tantamount to ordering

British Prime Minister David Cameron has addressed parliament on the UN decision to back a no-fly zone over Libya, a decision tantamount to ordering

Culture

Pet Shop Boys write fairytale ballet score

British electro-pop duo The Pet Shop Boys have written the score for a contemporary dance piece, based on one of Hans Christian Andersen’s

British electro-pop duo The Pet Shop Boys have written the score for a contemporary dance piece, based on one of Hans Christian Andersen’s

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Asia's best screens at Deauville

The 13th edition of the Asian Film Festival in Deauville showcased some 40 films; from comedies to horror movies, from Japan to South Korea, via Hong

The 13th edition of the Asian Film Festival in Deauville showcased some 40 films; from comedies to horror movies, from Japan to South Korea, via Hong