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2011-05-07

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Bin Laden videos released

The Pentagon has released five video clips of Osama bin Laden, which it says were taken from the compound in the raid on Monday that resulted in his

The Pentagon has released five video clips of Osama bin Laden, which it says were taken from the compound in the raid on Monday that resulted in his

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Afghan intelligence Taliban warning

Two people are dead and upto twenty-nine injured after Taliban attacks on a number of government targets in Kandahar province in southern

Two people are dead and upto twenty-nine injured after Taliban attacks on a number of government targets in Kandahar province in southern

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Sony offers safeguard to theft victims

Electronics giant Sony is to offer its customers in the US up to one million dollars of insurance cover in the event of identity theft. The move

Electronics giant Sony is to offer its customers in the US up to one million dollars of insurance cover in the event of identity theft. The move

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EU open day

The EU is attempting to connect with citizens by holding open days of the parliament and other institutions in Brussels, Luxembourg and and

The EU is attempting to connect with citizens by holding open days of the parliament and other institutions in Brussels, Luxembourg and and

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Syria crackdown 'killing flame' of revolution

The Syrian army is said to have stormed into the city of Baniyas, targeting districts where people have been defying President Assad’s rule

The Syrian army is said to have stormed into the city of Baniyas, targeting districts where people have been defying President Assad’s rule

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Al Qaeda 'denies responsibility' for Morocco blast

Al Qaeda has reportedly denied any link to last week’s bomb attack in Morocco which killed 17 people, mostly foreign tourists. Three people are

Al Qaeda has reportedly denied any link to last week’s bomb attack in Morocco which killed 17 people, mostly foreign tourists. Three people are

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No let up in US home security

For the time being President Obama is basking in the approval of the American public after the killing Osama bin Laden in Monday’s daring raid in

For the time being President Obama is basking in the approval of the American public after the killing Osama bin Laden in Monday’s daring raid in

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Tension before Albanian vote after campaign violence

Albanians vote in local elections on Sunday amidst high tension after a campaign marred by violence. National elections at the start of the year

Albanians vote in local elections on Sunday amidst high tension after a campaign marred by violence. National elections at the start of the year

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anti-nuclear rally in Tokyo

Protesters march at an anti-nuclear rally in Tokyo.More than 1,000 people rallied on Saturday, one day after Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan call

Protesters march at an anti-nuclear rally in Tokyo.More than 1,000 people rallied on Saturday, one day after Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan call

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London: pro-bin Laden protest

Around 100 members of the radical Islamist group, Muslims Against Crusades (MAC), marched through central London on Friday (May 6) to protest

Around 100 members of the radical Islamist group, Muslims Against Crusades (MAC), marched through central London on Friday (May 6) to protest

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Syria: "day of defiance"

Activists on Friday (May 6) counted 27 killed in anti-government protests in Syria across the country. Amateur video posted on the web on Friday

Activists on Friday (May 6) counted 27 killed in anti-government protests in Syria across the country. Amateur video posted on the web on Friday

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Taliban attack governor's house

Taliban insurgents have opened fire on the home and compound of the governor of Kandahar province in the south of the country. Several explosions

Taliban insurgents have opened fire on the home and compound of the governor of Kandahar province in the south of the country. Several explosions

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US drone attack 'missed' al Qaeda chief in Yemen

American media reports say a US missile attack in Yemen during the week targeted but failed to kill al Qaeda’s regional head.   Anwar al-Awlaki and

American media reports say a US missile attack in Yemen during the week targeted but failed to kill al Qaeda’s regional head.   Anwar al-Awlaki and

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Misrata bombardment possible 'war crime'

Amnesty International says attacks by forces loyal to Colonel Gaddafi in Misrata could amount to war crimes. Images shot specially for euronews

Amnesty International says attacks by forces loyal to Colonel Gaddafi in Misrata could amount to war crimes. Images shot specially for euronews

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Euro chiefs rule out 'stupid' idea of Greek exit

European currency chiefs have dismissed a reported idea for Greece to leave the euro and restore the drachma. Eurozone finance ministers held late

European currency chiefs have dismissed a reported idea for Greece to leave the euro and restore the drachma. Eurozone finance ministers held late

Culture

The Urals: Russia's backbone

The Ural mountains are a natural boundary between Russia’s European and Asian parts. It’s spring but the local climate allows skiing until early May

The Ural mountains are a natural boundary between Russia’s European and Asian parts. It’s spring but the local climate allows skiing until early May

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Syrian tanks 'storm' protest city of Baniyas

The Syrian army is said to have stormed into the city of Baniyas overnight, targeting districts where people have been defying the rule of President

The Syrian army is said to have stormed into the city of Baniyas overnight, targeting districts where people have been defying the rule of President

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Outtara officially becomes President of Ivory Coast

More than seven months after being the internationally recognised winner of elections, Alassane Outtara has been sworn in as President of Ivory

More than seven months after being the internationally recognised winner of elections, Alassane Outtara has been sworn in as President of Ivory

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Former Beatle to wed for the third time

Sir Paul McCartney will be asking another lady to ‘love, love me do’. The 68 year old musician’s engaged to American business-woman Nancy Shevell

Sir Paul McCartney will be asking another lady to ‘love, love me do’. The 68 year old musician’s engaged to American business-woman Nancy Shevell

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Golfing legend Ballesteros dies after illness

Golfing legend Severiano Ballesteros has died after a long battle against cancer. In a statement on his website members of his family say he passed

Golfing legend Severiano Ballesteros has died after a long battle against cancer. In a statement on his website members of his family say he passed

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US and EU speak out against Syrian violence

At least 27 people have been killed in protests across Syria. As the wave of rallies spread after Friday prayers, people on the streets vowed to make

At least 27 people have been killed in protests across Syria. As the wave of rallies spread after Friday prayers, people on the streets vowed to make

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Double loss for UK's Liberal Democrats

It has been a bad end to the week for Liberal Democrats. Across the UK, the party has lost over 800 council seats following Thursday’s local

It has been a bad end to the week for Liberal Democrats. Across the UK, the party has lost over 800 council seats following Thursday’s local

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Obama in message to troops at Fort Campbell

The President of the US was in buoyant mood for his speech to soldiers of the 101st Airborne Division at Fort Campbell in Kentucky. He had already

The President of the US was in buoyant mood for his speech to soldiers of the 101st Airborne Division at Fort Campbell in Kentucky. He had already

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Coup warning leads to protests in Tunisia

Protests rocked Tunisia’s capital city on Friday, with people taking to the streets to demand the government’s resignation. As riot police scuffled

Protests rocked Tunisia’s capital city on Friday, with people taking to the streets to demand the government’s resignation. As riot police scuffled

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Moods and magic at the top in Tehran

It is handbags at the moment in the Iranian leadership, with the president taking an unannounced week off cabinet meetings in a sulk after Ayatollah

It is handbags at the moment in the Iranian leadership, with the president taking an unannounced week off cabinet meetings in a sulk after Ayatollah

Business

Commodity markets fall as volatility takes hold

Commodity prices continue to fall with crude oil shedding as much as 5 dollars a barrel as markets fear a slow down in global growth. Brent crude

Commodity prices continue to fall with crude oil shedding as much as 5 dollars a barrel as markets fear a slow down in global growth. Brent crude

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ECB holds interest rates and hard times in Portugal

As the markets play a guessing game on when not if the ECB intends to raise euro zone interest rates. Portugal has signed up to a 78 billion euro

As the markets play a guessing game on when not if the ECB intends to raise euro zone interest rates. Portugal has signed up to a 78 billion euro