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2011-08-27

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Hazare shames Indian government into action

Self-styled Gandhian activist Anna Hazare, whose campaign against corruption sparked some of India’s biggest anti-government protests in decades

Self-styled Gandhian activist Anna Hazare, whose campaign against corruption sparked some of India’s biggest anti-government protests in decades

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Algeria denies that 'Gaddafi crossed border'

Algeria has strongly denied reports stating that Colonel Gaddafi and his sons may have entered the country on Friday in a convoy of cars. The

Algeria has strongly denied reports stating that Colonel Gaddafi and his sons may have entered the country on Friday in a convoy of cars. The

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Gaddafi fighter recounts her nightmare war

Gaddafi forces have all but entirely abandoned the district of Abu Salim in Tripoli, but they left behind them a large number of killed and wounded

Gaddafi forces have all but entirely abandoned the district of Abu Salim in Tripoli, but they left behind them a large number of killed and wounded

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Tripoli residents struggle with severe shortages

Saturday has seen less fighting in Tripoli, although there have been clashes in some areas and rebel checkpoints continue to seek out Gaddafi

Saturday has seen less fighting in Tripoli, although there have been clashes in some areas and rebel checkpoints continue to seek out Gaddafi

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Rush to bury bodies in Tripoli

There are few accurate casualty estimates available so far for the Battle for Tripoli, but the hospitals are overflowing. Many of the last week’s

There are few accurate casualty estimates available so far for the Battle for Tripoli, but the hospitals are overflowing. Many of the last week’s

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Firefight Friday 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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Was Gaddafi in convoy that crossed into Algeria?

As the hunt for Muammar Gaddafi continues, one unconfirmed report suggests he may have escaped from Libya into neighbouring Algeria. The elusive

As the hunt for Muammar Gaddafi continues, one unconfirmed report suggests he may have escaped from Libya into neighbouring Algeria. The elusive

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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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Tripoli: arms cache discovered by rebels

Rebels had uncovered a large weapons dump in the grounds of the Rixos hotel in Tripoli, that a few days ago was under the control of Gaddafi

Rebels had uncovered a large weapons dump in the grounds of the Rixos hotel in Tripoli, that a few days ago was under the control of Gaddafi

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Two million evacuated as Hurricane Irene hits US

More than two million people on America’s east coast have been told to leave their homes to spare them from Hurricane Irene, which has already been

More than two million people on America’s east coast have been told to leave their homes to spare them from Hurricane Irene, which has already been

Business

More budgetary discipline in the euro zone

In this week’s edition of Business Agenda we bring you the latest developments of the debt crisis in the euro zone: the austerity plan of the French

In this week’s edition of Business Agenda we bring you the latest developments of the debt crisis in the euro zone: the austerity plan of the French

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Strauss-Kahn returns to Washington

Former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn has arrived home in Washington for the first time since his arrest in May on sexual assault charges. The

Former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn has arrived home in Washington for the first time since his arrest in May on sexual assault charges. The

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Mayors on the march in Italy

Hundreds of mayors wearing ceremonial sashes descended on Italy’s parliament on Friday, to protest against austerity measures. The proposals

Hundreds of mayors wearing ceremonial sashes descended on Italy’s parliament on Friday, to protest against austerity measures. The proposals

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French Socialists gear up for primaries, without DSK

French Socialists are meeting in the coastal resort of La Rochelle, six weeks before primaries will decide their presidential candidate. Before his

French Socialists are meeting in the coastal resort of La Rochelle, six weeks before primaries will decide their presidential candidate. Before his

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UN mission: 'urgent need to protect Syrian civilians'

Syrian security forces have been accused of shooting dead two demonstrators as they came out of mosques during the most sacred night in Ramadan

Syrian security forces have been accused of shooting dead two demonstrators as they came out of mosques during the most sacred night in Ramadan

Sport

Tour of Spain: Kittel wins crash-hit stage seven

Germany’s on-form Marcel Kittel claimed stage seven of the Tour of Spain on Friday following a crash-riddled bunch sprint to the line The day’s

Germany’s on-form Marcel Kittel claimed stage seven of the Tour of Spain on Friday following a crash-riddled bunch sprint to the line The day’s

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US East Coast braces for Hurricane Irene

Hundreds of thousands of people are getting out of the path of Hurricane Irene as it closes in on the US Atlantic coast. Others are preparing to ride

Hundreds of thousands of people are getting out of the path of Hurricane Irene as it closes in on the US Atlantic coast. Others are preparing to ride

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Libyan rebels to merge under one command

Together, they are celebrating success in Tripoli. And, despite tribal and regional differences, the aim is to merge Libya’s disparate rebel fighter

Together, they are celebrating success in Tripoli. And, despite tribal and regional differences, the aim is to merge Libya’s disparate rebel fighter

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Islamist group says it bombed UN's Nigeria HQ

A radical Muslim group says it carried out Friday’s car bomb attack at UN headquarters in Nigeria, killing at least 18 people and injuring dozens

A radical Muslim group says it carried out Friday’s car bomb attack at UN headquarters in Nigeria, killing at least 18 people and injuring dozens

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Gaddafi forces attack Tripoli airport

Soldiers loyal to Colonel Gaddafi have attacked aircraft at Tripoli’s International Airport before making off. A euronews team in the city filmed

Soldiers loyal to Colonel Gaddafi have attacked aircraft at Tripoli’s International Airport before making off. A euronews team in the city filmed

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Carnival time in London amid tight security

London is gearing up for the annual Notting Hill Carnival this weekend, with authorities wanting to avoid any repeat of the recent riots in the

London is gearing up for the annual Notting Hill Carnival this weekend, with authorities wanting to avoid any repeat of the recent riots in the