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27 Feb

Events of Interest and Analyses, A Foreign Perspective

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Tunisia PM announces resignation

Mohammed Ghannouchi says he will step down following deaths during anti-government protests.

Last Modified: 27 Feb 2011 18:38 GMT

Africa

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Tunisia sets poll date amid turmoil

History’s shifting sands

Post-uprising Tunisia still struggling

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Libya’s Gaddafi clings to Tripoli

With much of the oil-producing regions in opposition hands, Gaddafi’s power base shrinks to the capital’s periphery.

Last Modified: 27 Feb 2011 18:48 GMT

UN sanctions: Who is targeted?

Inside Gaddafi’s bunker

Expats flee en masse

Kevin Rudd speaks to Al Jazeera

Inside revolution headquarters

Interim govt wins support

Live Blog – Libya Feb 27

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UN slaps sanctions on Libyan regime

Security Council unanimously orders travel and assets ban on Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi and his inner circle.

Last Modified: 27 Feb 2011 09:04 GMT

Americas

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Live Blog – Libya Feb 27

UN sanctions: Who is targeted?

Mapping the uprising

Gaddafi has lost it …

Libya’s power struggle

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Counter-terrorism and Arab revolt

Robert Grenier 27 Feb 2011 14:14 GMT

The West should not fear recent uprisings, as they address legitimate grievances.

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Uprising in Libya:

Revealed: Blair’s secret calls to Gaddafi

Donald Macintyre: Ex-PM phones Libyan despot – and urges him to quit, while SAS mounts daring rescue of oil workers stranded in desert.

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Middle East

 

The price of food is at the heart of this wave of revolutions

Peter Popham: No one saw the uprisings coming, but their deeper cause isn’t hard to fathom.

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Inside Opinion

Weighing up the missiles at a British show - and missing other chances

Selling arms will always backfire on Britain

George Walden: A former Tory minister says a rethinking of our attitude to the weapons trade might not be popular but is long overdue.

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US gas drilling contaminates water

Workers at a natural gas well site near Burlington, Pennsylvania, in April 2010.

Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, uses pressure blasts to release natural gas but leaves highly-toxic waste water.
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