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2011-03-25

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Malians join exodus from Ivory Coast violence

The threat of civil war in Ivory Coast is forcing thousands of foreigners to flee. In the main city Abidjan, hundreds of people from Mali

The threat of civil war in Ivory Coast is forcing thousands of foreigners to flee. In the main city Abidjan, hundreds of people from Mali

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Contamination fears grow at Japan nuclear plant

Two weeks on and the spectre of contamination from Japan’s disaster-hit Fukushima nuclear plant looms larger than ever. After three workers there

Two weeks on and the spectre of contamination from Japan’s disaster-hit Fukushima nuclear plant looms larger than ever. After three workers there

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First death in Jordan since protests began

A bystander in Jordan is reported killed in clashes between security forces and anti-government demonstrators. It is the first death in the small

A bystander in Jordan is reported killed in clashes between security forces and anti-government demonstrators. It is the first death in the small

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On the front-line at the gates of Ajdabiyah

With coalition bombing all day on Ajdabiyah in support of Libyan loyalist positions, the rebels say they have taken the city’s eastern gate and are

With coalition bombing all day on Ajdabiyah in support of Libyan loyalist positions, the rebels say they have taken the city’s eastern gate and are

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Western strikes boost rebels' bid to take key Libyan city

With coalition bombing of Libyan loyalist positions in Ajdabiyah as support, rebels say they have taken the city’s eastern gate and are looking to

With coalition bombing of Libyan loyalist positions in Ajdabiyah as support, rebels say they have taken the city’s eastern gate and are looking to

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The cost of waging war from the air

Dozens and dozens of bombing sorties have already taken place over Libya and the allies are remaining tight-lipped over how long the campaign will

Dozens and dozens of bombing sorties have already taken place over Libya and the allies are remaining tight-lipped over how long the campaign will

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More reported killed as Syrian protests spread

Amid more anti-government protests in Syria, security forces are said to have shot dead around 20 people near the southern city of Deraa. Dozens

Amid more anti-government protests in Syria, security forces are said to have shot dead around 20 people near the southern city of Deraa. Dozens

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Tunisian migrants protest on tiny Italian island

Stranded on an Italian island in increasingly desperate conditions, thousands of North African migrants have been making their voices heard. They

Stranded on an Italian island in increasingly desperate conditions, thousands of North African migrants have been making their voices heard. They

Business

New iPad2 selling fast, but shortages may loom

The latest version of Apple’s iPad tablet computer is thinner, faster, and faster selling as the queues outside shops worldwide proved. Buyers were

The latest version of Apple’s iPad tablet computer is thinner, faster, and faster selling as the queues outside shops worldwide proved. Buyers were

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'One million displaced' from Abidjan in Ivory Coast conflict

Up to one million people in Ivory Coast have fled the fighting in the main city Abidjan alone, according to the UN Refugee Agency. Thousands have

Up to one million people in Ivory Coast have fled the fighting in the main city Abidjan alone, according to the UN Refugee Agency. Thousands have

Business

Rosneft blocked deal bad news for BP's Dudley

BP boss’ Bob Dudley has been criticised by some oil industry analysts for entering into an Arctic exploration deal with state-controlled Russian

BP boss’ Bob Dudley has been criticised by some oil industry analysts for entering into an Arctic exploration deal with state-controlled Russian

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No-fly mission over Libya could last three months

As NATO prepares to take control of enforcing the no-fly zone over Libya, an alliance source indicated the mission itself could last three

As NATO prepares to take control of enforcing the no-fly zone over Libya, an alliance source indicated the mission itself could last three

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Portuguese bailout pressures

Euro currency leaders have a tense few weeks ahead of them, watching Portugal. The EU summit deferred until June final decisions on increasing the

Euro currency leaders have a tense few weeks ahead of them, watching Portugal. The EU summit deferred until June final decisions on increasing the

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Turkey: a model for the Arab world?

Turkey has been increasingly visible on the world stage in recent years, especially in relation to the Middle East. The population is almost 100

Turkey has been increasingly visible on the world stage in recent years, especially in relation to the Middle East. The population is almost 100

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Quake-hit Japanese region looks to rebuild

euronews’ Chris Cummins visited Otsuchi-Cho, an area of Japan ravaged by earthquake’s tsunami over a fortnight ago. He sent this eyewitness account

euronews’ Chris Cummins visited Otsuchi-Cho, an area of Japan ravaged by earthquake’s tsunami over a fortnight ago. He sent this eyewitness account

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High tension in Yemen amid rival rallies

Pro- and anti-presidential demonstrators have poured into Yemen’s capital in their hundreds of thousands, a week after a rally there ended in mass

Pro- and anti-presidential demonstrators have poured into Yemen’s capital in their hundreds of thousands, a week after a rally there ended in mass

Business

Libor probe 'focused on Barclays'

Barclays is reportedly the main focus of a probe into alleged manipulation of interbank lending rates known as LIBOR. US and British regulators are

Barclays is reportedly the main focus of a probe into alleged manipulation of interbank lending rates known as LIBOR. US and British regulators are

Business

Saab CEO retires as Spyker issues shares

Saab’s chief executive, Jan Ake Jonsson, has announced he is retiring. At the same time Spyker Cars, which bought Saab last year from General

Saab’s chief executive, Jan Ake Jonsson, has announced he is retiring. At the same time Spyker Cars, which bought Saab last year from General

Business

German business morale dips slightly

German business confidence fell in March but much less than had been feared by economists. The Ifo think tank’s business climate index, based on a

German business confidence fell in March but much less than had been feared by economists. The Ifo think tank’s business climate index, based on a

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Myanmar quake death toll tops 70

At least 74 people are known to have died in a 6.8 magnitude earthquake that struck Myanmar on Thursday. The quake hit just after 1300 GMT close to

At least 74 people are known to have died in a 6.8 magnitude earthquake that struck Myanmar on Thursday. The quake hit just after 1300 GMT close to

Culture

Daniel Radcliffe stars in Broadway classic

Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe is back on New York’s Broadway in the musical “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying”. The story is

Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe is back on New York’s Broadway in the musical “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying”. The story is

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Protests spread in Syria

Some 200 people protested in the centre of the Syrian capital Damascus on Friday, expressing their support for the citizens of Deraa, 100 kilometres

Some 200 people protested in the centre of the Syrian capital Damascus on Friday, expressing their support for the citizens of Deraa, 100 kilometres

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Pick of the Clicks: Japan's road to recovery (pt1)

"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

Culture

Malaysian New Wave hailed at film festivals

The spotlight has been shining on the Malaysian New Wave at this year’s Fribourg Film Festival in Switzerland. This new genre, which portrays

The spotlight has been shining on the Malaysian New Wave at this year’s Fribourg Film Festival in Switzerland. This new genre, which portrays

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Situation critical in Ajdabiya says reporter

The city of Ajdabiya is a major crossroads in eastern Libya and controls the approach to Benghazi, the rebels’ stronghold. It is being pounded by

The city of Ajdabiya is a major crossroads in eastern Libya and controls the approach to Benghazi, the rebels’ stronghold. It is being pounded by

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Tsunami refugees in Miyagi

There are 108 refugee camps in the city of Ishinomaki in Miyagi Prefecture, housing 28,601 people. The city was badly damaged by the tsunami and

There are 108 refugee camps in the city of Ishinomaki in Miyagi Prefecture, housing 28,601 people. The city was badly damaged by the tsunami and

Europe

EU summit: Portugal and Libya

Concern weighs heavily on Portugal on day two of the EU leaders’ summit, as its prime minister, Jose Socrates, resigned on Wednesday, a victim of his

Concern weighs heavily on Portugal on day two of the EU leaders’ summit, as its prime minister, Jose Socrates, resigned on Wednesday, a victim of his

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Israel PM vows to use 'great force' to stop attacks

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Friday vowed to react with “great force and great determination” to prevent future attacks by

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Friday vowed to react with “great force and great determination” to prevent future attacks by

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Spotlight on France's oldest nuclear plant

Bernard Stich is the head teacher of the ‘Arc-en-Ciel’ (Rainbow) primary school. It has 180 pupils and is situated in the Alsace region of eastern

Bernard Stich is the head teacher of the ‘Arc-en-Ciel’ (Rainbow) primary school. It has 180 pupils and is situated in the Alsace region of eastern

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Syria: bloody scenes in Deraa

A video posted on a social media website shows bloody scenes on the streets of Deraa after Syrian forces appeared to open fire on hundreds of

A video posted on a social media website shows bloody scenes on the streets of Deraa after Syrian forces appeared to open fire on hundreds of