BREAKING NEWS

2011-04-10

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Middle East closer to ceasefire

Israel and the Gaza Strip have moved closer to declaring a ceasefire according to a Palestinian official, who told the news agency Reuters that both

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Fighting and diplomacy in Libya

Fierce fighting has been continuing in the eastern Libyan town of Ajdabiya. Gaddafi’s artillery bombarded rebel positions in their most concerted

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Spaniards march against ETA

Several thousand Spaniards have taken part in a rally in Madrid calling for an end to the armed Basque separatist group, ETA. They were also

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Street battles in Yemen

Medical officials say at least one person was killed and many more wounded in clashes between Yemeni protesters and security forces in the city of

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Fight for Misrata intensifies

NATO says it has destroyed 15 government tanks around Misrata, the last rebel bastion in western Libya. But 30 rebels are also reported killed as

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Counting underway in Nigeria

Nigeria is counting votes in parliamentary elections that have been twice delayed and cost the lives of around 100 people in pre-ballot