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2011-08-23

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Libya puts the EU to the test

The flag of the Europe Union was raised in the rebel held town in Benghazi four months after the revolution in Libya started. It was more than

The flag of the Europe Union was raised in the rebel held town in Benghazi four months after the revolution in Libya started. It was more than

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Strauss-Kahn set for return to France after case dismissed

A New York court has thrown out the criminal sex assault charges against former IMF chief Dominique Strauss Kahn. It came after prosecutors said

A New York court has thrown out the criminal sex assault charges against former IMF chief Dominique Strauss Kahn. It came after prosecutors said

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Libya's rebels: an army in name only

One man has brought Libya’s diverse tribes together, united in their fear and hatred of Muammar Gaddafi’s 42 year-dictatorship. On April 12, in a

One man has brought Libya’s diverse tribes together, united in their fear and hatred of Muammar Gaddafi’s 42 year-dictatorship. On April 12, in a

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Shedding light on Libya's uncertain future

To find out more on about the possible future of Libya, euronews has been speaking to Mohammed Farhat the representative of Libya’s National

To find out more on about the possible future of Libya, euronews has been speaking to Mohammed Farhat the representative of Libya’s National

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Gaddafi's fortress falls as rebels take control

Libyan rebels now control the fortified Bab al-Aziziyah compound the former stronghold of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi.   The anti-Gaddafi forces

Libyan rebels now control the fortified Bab al-Aziziyah compound the former stronghold of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi.   The anti-Gaddafi forces

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New York judge throws out Strauss-Kahn sex charges

Former IMF chief Dominique Strauss Kahn has appeared in court again in court in Manhattan where, as expected, a judge dismissed out the sexual

Former IMF chief Dominique Strauss Kahn has appeared in court again in court in Manhattan where, as expected, a judge dismissed out the sexual

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DSK free to return to uncertain French future

Whatever way you look at it Dominique Strauss-Kahn has had an amazing reversal of fortune. The man known in France as “the great seducer” may not

Whatever way you look at it Dominique Strauss-Kahn has had an amazing reversal of fortune. The man known in France as “the great seducer” may not

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Gaddafi's fortress falls as rebels take control

Libyan rebels now control the fortified Bab al-Aziziyah compound the former stronghold of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi.   The anti-Gaddafi forces

Libyan rebels now control the fortified Bab al-Aziziyah compound the former stronghold of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi.   The anti-Gaddafi forces

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Turkey reveals support for Libyan rebels

Turkey has been bankrolling Libya’s rebel leadership. Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu revealed the government has been supporting the rebels when

Turkey has been bankrolling Libya’s rebel leadership. Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu revealed the government has been supporting the rebels when

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Back in the Day: first woman to fly across the Atlantic

August 24, 1932. American pilot Amelia Earhart becomes the first woman to fly non-stop across the Atlantic. Earheart was born on July 24, 1897 in

August 24, 1932. American pilot Amelia Earhart becomes the first woman to fly non-stop across the Atlantic. Earheart was born on July 24, 1897 in

Business

Spain to add debt cap to constitution

Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero and his political opponents in parliament have agreed to work together to quickly change Spain’s

Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero and his political opponents in parliament have agreed to work together to quickly change Spain’s

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Libyan doctors issue plea for help

Libyan doctors have appealed for international help because they are running out of supplies and hospitals are short-staffed. The NGO Doctors

Libyan doctors have appealed for international help because they are running out of supplies and hospitals are short-staffed. The NGO Doctors

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Hybrid tie-up for Toyota and Ford

Toyota and Ford are to work together to develop hybrid rear-wheel-drive vehicles. Takeshi Uchiyamada – who led the Toyota team of engineers that

Toyota and Ford are to work together to develop hybrid rear-wheel-drive vehicles. Takeshi Uchiyamada – who led the Toyota team of engineers that

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UBS slashes more jobs in cost-cutting effort

Preparing for tough times ahead UBS has said its cutting 3,500 jobs. Switzerland’s biggest bank wants to reduce annual spending by 1.75 billion

Preparing for tough times ahead UBS has said its cutting 3,500 jobs. Switzerland’s biggest bank wants to reduce annual spending by 1.75 billion

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Euro zone services and manufacturing weaken

The euro zone’s dominant service sector was effectively stagnant this month after two years of growth. A survey of purchasing managers measuring

The euro zone’s dominant service sector was effectively stagnant this month after two years of growth. A survey of purchasing managers measuring

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Strauss-Khan faces further sex allegations closer to home

The hotel maid who has accused Dominique Strauss-Khan of sexual assault in New York City looks set to launch a fresh complaint against the former

The hotel maid who has accused Dominique Strauss-Khan of sexual assault in New York City looks set to launch a fresh complaint against the former

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Gaddafi's son confident of victory

Saif al-Islam the son of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi has made a sudden appearance in the centre of Tripoli. Only hours earlier rebels and the

Saif al-Islam the son of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi has made a sudden appearance in the centre of Tripoli. Only hours earlier rebels and the

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France reacts to latest twist in DSK case

French voters have been reacting to the latest dramatic twist in the case against Dominique Strauss-Kahn. Many believe he has no chance of making a

French voters have been reacting to the latest dramatic twist in the case against Dominique Strauss-Kahn. Many believe he has no chance of making a

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Gaddafi's forces hang on in Tripoli

Heavy fighting in Tripoli is concentrating around the Bab al-Aziziyah compound near the old town, port and beach — between the opponents of Muammar

Heavy fighting in Tripoli is concentrating around the Bab al-Aziziyah compound near the old town, port and beach — between the opponents of Muammar

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Our correspondent: "Gaddafi loyalists exploiting confusion"

euronews correspondent Mustafa Bag is following developments in Libya closely, on the ground. Between periods of calm and violence, he sent this

euronews correspondent Mustafa Bag is following developments in Libya closely, on the ground. Between periods of calm and violence, he sent this

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NY judge set to dismiss DSK case

A New York judge is expected to dismiss charges of sexual assault against former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn later on Tuesday. Prosecutors on

A New York judge is expected to dismiss charges of sexual assault against former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn later on Tuesday. Prosecutors on

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Iranian admits nuclear scientist's murder

An Iranian man has confessed to the assassination of a prominent scientist. Majid Jamali-Fashi admitted to killing Massoud Ali-Mohammadi, an

An Iranian man has confessed to the assassination of a prominent scientist. Majid Jamali-Fashi admitted to killing Massoud Ali-Mohammadi, an

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Battle goes on in Tripoli

Although Libyan rebels claimed to be in control of most of the Libyan capital on Monday after their lightning advance on Tripoli, scattered battles

Although Libyan rebels claimed to be in control of most of the Libyan capital on Monday after their lightning advance on Tripoli, scattered battles

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Prayers on tourist killing anniversary in Manila

A ceremony has been held in Manila in remembrance of those lost in a hijack rescue attempt in the Philippines one year ago. Survivors and the

A ceremony has been held in Manila in remembrance of those lost in a hijack rescue attempt in the Philippines one year ago. Survivors and the

Sport

Lastras takes 3rd stage

Spain’s Pablo Lastras produced a stunning performance to claim stage three of the Tour of Spain in Totana on Monday. The 35 year old, whose last

Spain’s Pablo Lastras produced a stunning performance to claim stage three of the Tour of Spain in Totana on Monday. The 35 year old, whose last

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US braces for Hurricane Irene

Hurricane Irene looks set to be the first hurricane to hit the United States since Ike ripped along the Texas coast in 2008. In the Caribbean Sea

Hurricane Irene looks set to be the first hurricane to hit the United States since Ike ripped along the Texas coast in 2008. In the Caribbean Sea

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Rebels flush out snipers in the battle for Tripoli

Nato planes have continued their Libyan campaign even intercepting one of three scud missiles launched by pro Gaddafi forces from the city of

Nato planes have continued their Libyan campaign even intercepting one of three scud missiles launched by pro Gaddafi forces from the city of

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Gaddafi's son free and confident of victory

Saif al-Islam the son of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi has made a sudden appearance in the centre of Tripoli. Only hours earlier rebels and the

Saif al-Islam the son of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi has made a sudden appearance in the centre of Tripoli. Only hours earlier rebels and the