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2011-03-26

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Germans and Italians march against nuclear power

More than 200,000 Germans all over the country marched against nuclear power on Saturday. Nuclear power is bitterly opposed by Germany’s strong

More than 200,000 Germans all over the country marched against nuclear power on Saturday. Nuclear power is bitterly opposed by Germany’s strong

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Woman dragged away after Tripoli rape claims

She was held for two days by Gaddafi’s militia and raped by 15 men. With this explosive accusation, Iman al-Obeidi strode into a Tripoli hotel full

She was held for two days by Gaddafi’s militia and raped by 15 men. With this explosive accusation, Iman al-Obeidi strode into a Tripoli hotel full

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Thousands march on London in anti-cuts protest

Tens of thousands of people took to the streets of London on Saturday to protest against the government’s plan to repair the country’s public

Tens of thousands of people took to the streets of London on Saturday to protest against the government’s plan to repair the country’s public

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Battle for Misrata hots up

Coalition air strikes have today concentrated on relieving the Libyan opposition’s last sizeable western outpost – Misrata. READ - Libya: a

Coalition air strikes have today concentrated on relieving the Libyan opposition’s last sizeable western outpost – Misrata. READ - Libya: a

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Ajdabiya 'cut off from the world': correspondent

euronews correspondent Mustafa Bag is on the ground in Abdabiya. He sent this eyewitness account of Saturday’s fighting during which the rebels

euronews correspondent Mustafa Bag is on the ground in Abdabiya. He sent this eyewitness account of Saturday’s fighting during which the rebels

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Change in Syria is "imminent" says el-Ammar

With the stiffening of popular protests to his 11- year rule President Bashar al-Assad of Syria has made some rare concessions in recent days. But

With the stiffening of popular protests to his 11- year rule President Bashar al-Assad of Syria has made some rare concessions in recent days. But

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Japan's quake-hit areas suffer fuel shortage

The suffering for Japan’s earthquake and tsunami-hit towns has been amplified by a severe fuel shortage that means motorists are waiting for hours to

The suffering for Japan’s earthquake and tsunami-hit towns has been amplified by a severe fuel shortage that means motorists are waiting for hours to

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Tension rises in Syria

More protests in Deraa and other cities in Syria, with posters of the president torn down and shoes flying through the air at Bashar al-Assad. But

More protests in Deraa and other cities in Syria, with posters of the president torn down and shoes flying through the air at Bashar al-Assad. But

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Libyan rebels retake Ajdabiya

Libyan rebels said on Saturday that they have retaken the eastern town of Ajdabiya. READ - Libya: a timeline of international diplomacy -

Libyan rebels said on Saturday that they have retaken the eastern town of Ajdabiya. READ - Libya: a timeline of international diplomacy -

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Libya air strikes continue ahead of NATO headover

Allied forces have continued to pound Libya from the air as NATO prepares to take over responsiblity for enforcing the no-fly zone above the North

Allied forces have continued to pound Libya from the air as NATO prepares to take over responsiblity for enforcing the no-fly zone above the North

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Libyan rebel singer in Ajdabiya

A Libyan rebel in Ajdabiya is using songs to lift the spirits of other rebel fighters on the frontline.

A Libyan rebel in Ajdabiya is using songs to lift the spirits of other rebel fighters on the frontline.

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Firefighters spray foam over police officers

Firefighters spray foam over police officers during a protest in Brussels. The firefighters are demanding clearer rules with regard to promotions

Firefighters spray foam over police officers during a protest in Brussels. The firefighters are demanding clearer rules with regard to promotions

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Radiation spikes in seawater near quake-hit plant

Radiation levels in seawater close to Japan’s quake-hit nuclear plant are more than 1,000 times higher than the safety limit, according to

Radiation levels in seawater close to Japan’s quake-hit nuclear plant are more than 1,000 times higher than the safety limit, according to

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Georgia hostage taker surrenders to police

A suspected cop killer surrended to police on Saturday after holding eight people hostage in Athens, Georgia. 33-year-old Jamie Hood is accused of

A suspected cop killer surrended to police on Saturday after holding eight people hostage in Athens, Georgia. 33-year-old Jamie Hood is accused of

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West urges restraint as Syria quells protests

A protester in the Syrian city of Homs tore down a picture of the late president, Hafez al-Assad, the father of the current leader. Such a scene was

A protester in the Syrian city of Homs tore down a picture of the late president, Hafez al-Assad, the father of the current leader. Such a scene was

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Italy offers aid to stem Tunisian immigration

Streams of North African immigrants are continuing to head towards the Italian island of Lampedusa. More than 250 of them arrived on Friday –

Streams of North African immigrants are continuing to head towards the Italian island of Lampedusa. More than 250 of them arrived on Friday –

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Portuguese parties call for early election

Portugal could be heading for a snap election at the end of May or in early June. That is certainly the hope of leading politicians who met

Portugal could be heading for a snap election at the end of May or in early June. That is certainly the hope of leading politicians who met

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Egypt back in business, while debt rocks Europe

In this edition of Business Weekly we look at the reopening of the Cairo stock market after weeks of political upheaval in Egypt. We also focus on

In this edition of Business Weekly we look at the reopening of the Cairo stock market after weeks of political upheaval in Egypt. We also focus on