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04 Apr

Events of Interest and Analyses, A Foreign Perspective

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Battle rages on for strategic Libyan town 

Rebel forces fail to take oil town of Brega after a fourth straight day of fighting, despite overnight air strikes.  

Last Modified: 04 Apr 2011 15:35 GMT  

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Protesters shot dead in southern Yemen 

At least 15 anti-government protesters killed as troops – some stationed on rooftops – open fire on crowd.  

Last Modified: 04 Apr 2011 14:07 GMT  

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Afghan ‘policeman’ guns down ISAF soldiers

Local official claims two American soldiers were shot by an Afghan border policeman they were training.
Last Modified: 04 Apr 2011 10:17 GMT

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In Depth

Other stories from Palestine

Joanna Blundell 04 Apr 2011 15:07 GMT
A group of young activists are taking action without taking to the streets, with an event called TEDxRamallah.

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Prominent Chinese artist feared detained

Government critic Ai Weiwei missing since being prevented from boarding a flight on Sunday, according to his studio.
Last Modified: 04 Apr 2011 05:29 GMT

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Middle East

John Paul II  

Campaign to annul Goldstone report

Israel is launching an international campaign to push the United Nations to rescind a scathing report on Israeli war conduct in Gaza two years ago, after the report’s author backtracked from key allegations against the Jewish state.  

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Africa

Forces loyal to Alassane Ouattara gather outside Abidjan   

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UN staff flee Abidjan amid warnings of ‘bloodbath’

Daniel Howden: Troops loyal to Ivory Coast’s President-elect prepare for ‘final push’. 

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Asia 

Dissident artist missing after China exit halted   new

The disappearance of Ai Weiwei comes amid a massive crackdown on lawyers, writers and activists.

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