BREAKING NEWS

2011-03-19

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New Japanese tsunami videos

According to the latest calculations, the tsunami which devastated Japan last week produced waves up to 23 metres high. These images are the latest

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Mourning in Japan

A Japanese woman mourned her dead mother among the debris in the town of Onagawa on Saturday, gently patting the body wrapped in a blue plastic sheet.

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Paris summit on Libya underway

World leaders have arrived in Paris to discuss military intervention in Libya where Colonel Gaddafi is reportedly continuing to break the ceasefire

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Warren Christopher dies

US negotiator Warren Christopher has died at his home in Los Angeles of cancer, at the age of 85. The former US Secretary of State is credited

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Gaddafi threat on interference

Government supporters have been out the streets of the Libyan capital in defiant mood, waving pictures in allegiance to Colonel Gaddafi. Meanwhile

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Historic vote in Egypt

Egyptians have been voting in a referendum on constitutional amendments that the military rulers hope will lead to elections within six months.