02 Mar

Events of Interest and Analyses, A Foreign Perspective





Battle rages over Libyan oil port – Video

The Libyan air force has bombed Brega as fighting between pro-Gaddafi forces and opponents continued. 

Last Modified: 02 Mar 2011 17:54 GMT 


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Live Blog – Libya March 2


Gearing up to guard oil assets


Debating the no-fly zone


Fighting Libya’s media war


Evidence of torture emerges


Foreigners in Libya live in fear


Split over military option




Arabs may impose Libya no fly zone

International concern grows over violence in Libya with Arab state ministers saying they could impose a “no-fly” zone. 

Last Modified: 02 Mar 2011 19:39 GMT 

Middle East

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Libya refugee crisis worsens

UN urges rapid action to help thousands 


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Chaos at Tunisian border

Foreigners flee chaos



US soldiers shot dead in Germany

Two killed and two others seriously injured after man fires inside bus at Frankfurt airport. 

Last Modified: 02 Mar 2011 15:50 GMT 


In Depth


Climate change ‘number one issue’

Dahr Jamail 02 Mar 2011 18:00 GMT
El Salvador is “already” facing wild weather, the country’s environment minister tells Al Jazeera.



Last of the 'doughboys': Buckles' enlistment photograph from 1917

Frank Buckles: The last American survivor of the First World War

No one knows quite why American soldiers were once known as “doughboys”. But Frank Buckles was indisputably the very last of them – the sole American still alive who went to Europe to fight in the First World********************************************************

Contractor gets life sentence in Iraq

The family of Danny Fitzsimons said yesterday they feared he would kill himself after the security contractor was given a life sentence by an Iraqi court. 



Libya crisis sparks spat at UN between US and Venezuela – video

2 Mar 2011: Video (2min 07sec)

The UN general assembly unanimously suspended Libya’s membership of the UN human rights council because of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi’s violence against his own people 


Frank Rich to leave New York Times

2 Mar 2011: 

Paper’s celebrated op-ed columnist departs after 30 years to join New York magazine

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