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2011-08-26

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euronews on the frontline in Tripoli

The assault on a barracks of the elite Khamis brigade, commanded by a Gaddafi son, has sparked one of the fiercest firefights since the taking of

The assault on a barracks of the elite Khamis brigade, commanded by a Gaddafi son, has sparked one of the fiercest firefights since the taking of

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US braces itself for Hurricane Irene

Upto 55 million people living on or near the east coast of the US are preparing for the imminent arrival of Hurricane Irene. Many are choosing to

Upto 55 million people living on or near the east coast of the US are preparing for the imminent arrival of Hurricane Irene. Many are choosing to

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What will NATO's role be in a post-Gaddafi Libya?

Nato warplanes have once again been in action in the skies over Libya. On Friday it was confirmed a formation of Tornado jets fired precision-guided

Nato warplanes have once again been in action in the skies over Libya. On Friday it was confirmed a formation of Tornado jets fired precision-guided

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Tripoli hospitals desperately low on supplies: MSF

The scenes outside a routed pro-Gaddafi camp in Tripoli bear witness to the ferocity of the rebels’ attempts to mop up the remaining pockets of

The scenes outside a routed pro-Gaddafi camp in Tripoli bear witness to the ferocity of the rebels’ attempts to mop up the remaining pockets of

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Samir Nasri: Show me the trophies

Samir Nasri has insisted his big money move to Manchester City was not based on a gigantic increase in salary but the prospect of winning

Samir Nasri has insisted his big money move to Manchester City was not based on a gigantic increase in salary but the prospect of winning

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Serie A players strike back

The Italian football player’s union (AIC) have followed in the footsteps of their Spanish counterparts and confirmed strike action for the first

The Italian football player’s union (AIC) have followed in the footsteps of their Spanish counterparts and confirmed strike action for the first

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Iranian president's tough stance on Israel

The Iranian president says the creation of an internationally recognised Palestinian state would be the first step towards wiping out Israel. Mahmoud

The Iranian president says the creation of an internationally recognised Palestinian state would be the first step towards wiping out Israel. Mahmoud

Business

No new Fed moves to boost US economy

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke’s much anticipated speech to an economic conference in the US on Friday turned out to be a bit of a damp squib

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke’s much anticipated speech to an economic conference in the US on Friday turned out to be a bit of a damp squib

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Parents find missing boy in Abu Salim

Among the bloodshed of the fighting in Tripoli’s Abu Salim area one family celebrated their own miracle. As the rebels swept in last Sunday

Among the bloodshed of the fighting in Tripoli’s Abu Salim area one family celebrated their own miracle. As the rebels swept in last Sunday

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Israeli soldiers clash with Palestinians

Palestinians prevented from attending Friday prayers in Jerusalem have clashed with Israeli soldiers at a checkpoint north of the city. West Bank

Palestinians prevented from attending Friday prayers in Jerusalem have clashed with Israeli soldiers at a checkpoint north of the city. West Bank

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Bomb attack on UN's Nigerian HQ kills 18

At least 18 people have been killed in Nigeria following an attack on the United Nation’s headquarters in the capital, Abuja. The Red Cross says

At least 18 people have been killed in Nigeria following an attack on the United Nation’s headquarters in the capital, Abuja. The Red Cross says

Business

US second-quarter growth trimmed

More grim news about the state of the US economy as the latest government figures showed it grew much more slowly than previously thought between

More grim news about the state of the US economy as the latest government figures showed it grew much more slowly than previously thought between

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Pop downloads struck off by China

Music download sites in China have until September 15 to remove songs by pop stars such as Lady Gaga, Katy Perry, and the Backstreet Boys from their

Music download sites in China have until September 15 to remove songs by pop stars such as Lady Gaga, Katy Perry, and the Backstreet Boys from their

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Spain warns foreign drivers over highway hold-ups

Spanish police are warning foreign drivers to beware of robbers after a spate of hold-ups around Barcelona. They throw stones at cars which stop

Spanish police are warning foreign drivers to beware of robbers after a spate of hold-ups around Barcelona. They throw stones at cars which stop

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Denmark calls general election in September

Denmark’s prime minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen has called a general election for September 15th, in what promises to be a tricky vote for the ruling

Denmark’s prime minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen has called a general election for September 15th, in what promises to be a tricky vote for the ruling

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Turmoil in race for new Japan PM

The race to choose Japan’s sixth leader in five years is in turmoil after the decision by Naoto Kan to stand down. The prime minister had said he

The race to choose Japan’s sixth leader in five years is in turmoil after the decision by Naoto Kan to stand down. The prime minister had said he

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Merkel most powerful woman in world: Forbes

Germany’s chancellor Angela Merkel is being lauded as the world’s most powerful woman again being crowned for the fifth time in six years by Forbes

Germany’s chancellor Angela Merkel is being lauded as the world’s most powerful woman again being crowned for the fifth time in six years by Forbes

Business

Spain agrees deficit limit constitutional amendment

Spain’s top politicians have reached an agreement on including limits on the country’s public deficit and debt in its constitution. However the

Spain’s top politicians have reached an agreement on including limits on the country’s public deficit and debt in its constitution. However the

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Standard & Poor's says don't blame us

The top official behind Standard & Poor’s downgrade of the United States triple A credit rating says his agency is not to blame for August’s stock

The top official behind Standard & Poor’s downgrade of the United States triple A credit rating says his agency is not to blame for August’s stock

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Athens talks tough on debt swap

Greece is warning that it may not go ahead with a debt swap that is crucial to its second international bailout if too few investors participate in

Greece is warning that it may not go ahead with a debt swap that is crucial to its second international bailout if too few investors participate in

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At least 18 dead as bomb strikes UN office in Nigeria

The United Nations office in Nigeria’s capital Abuja has been hit by a car bomb. A local medical worker said at least 18 people had died, the police

The United Nations office in Nigeria’s capital Abuja has been hit by a car bomb. A local medical worker said at least 18 people had died, the police

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Libyan NTC faces twin challenge

As the first weekend of the new Libyan government’s control of Tripoli approaches, there are two giant priorities for the Transitional National

As the first weekend of the new Libyan government’s control of Tripoli approaches, there are two giant priorities for the Transitional National

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Rebels find Gaddafi arms cache in hotel grounds

The evidence of days of fighting in the Libyan capital was clear to see on Friday morning. Burnt-out cars and bullet casings littered the streets

The evidence of days of fighting in the Libyan capital was clear to see on Friday morning. Burnt-out cars and bullet casings littered the streets

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Exclusive: euronews' footage of Tripoli firefight

euronews’ correspondent in Tripoli, Mustafa Bag, was caught up in a firefight near Muammar Gaddafi’s Bab al-Aziziya compound on Thursday. He was able

euronews’ correspondent in Tripoli, Mustafa Bag, was caught up in a firefight near Muammar Gaddafi’s Bab al-Aziziya compound on Thursday. He was able

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Presidential vote begins in Abkhazia

The people of Abkhazia are voting for a new president today, exactly three years since Russia recognised it as an independent state. The

The people of Abkhazia are voting for a new president today, exactly three years since Russia recognised it as an independent state. The

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Drugs gangs blamed for Mexico casino massacre

Gunmen have attacked a casino in northern Mexico, setting it on fire and killing at least 53 people trapped inside. The attack in Monterrey is one

Gunmen have attacked a casino in northern Mexico, setting it on fire and killing at least 53 people trapped inside. The attack in Monterrey is one

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euronews' exclusive footage of Gaddafi's compound

After rebels overran Gaddafi’s Tripoli compound at Bab al-Aziziya earlier this week, euronews’ correspondent Jamel Ezzedini was able to inspect parts

After rebels overran Gaddafi’s Tripoli compound at Bab al-Aziziya earlier this week, euronews’ correspondent Jamel Ezzedini was able to inspect parts

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Apple and Steve Jobs: a brand as one

Apple is a brand which has become synonymous with design, innovation, high end technology and one man. Steve Jobs and Apple are as one. As its chief

Apple is a brand which has become synonymous with design, innovation, high end technology and one man. Steve Jobs and Apple are as one. As its chief

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Japan's Prime Minister Naoto Kan resigns

Japan’s prime minister, Naoto Kan, says he’s stepping down. He is quitting as leader of the ruling Democratic Party, paving the way for the country

Japan’s prime minister, Naoto Kan, says he’s stepping down. He is quitting as leader of the ruling Democratic Party, paving the way for the country

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Dozens killed in Mexico casino attack

Reports from Mexico say armed men have killed more than 50 people in an attack on a casino that left the building ablaze and gamblers trapped inside

Reports from Mexico say armed men have killed more than 50 people in an attack on a casino that left the building ablaze and gamblers trapped inside