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2011-06-08

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Gaddafi strikes back at Misrata

Forces loyal to Colonel Gaddafi launched another attack on the rebel-held city of Misrata in western Libya. A spokesman for the rebel fighters told

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Tributes for Jorge Semprun

Jorge Semprun was active in Spanish politics, albeit behind the scenes, in campaigning against the rule of General Franco. But 13 years after

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Pisapia beats Berlusconi in Milan

Now that Guiliano Pisapia has won the election to become the new mayor of Milan, he’s suddenly a celebrity. He’s the “man who defeated Berlusconi” in

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Back in the Day: Nero's suicide

June 9, AD 68. Emperor Nero, the fifth emperor of the Roman Empire, kills himself with a knife to the throat as horsemen approached to capture him