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Qaddafi Urges Followers to ‘Rise Up’ and Fill the Streets

Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi, the deposed Libyan leader now in hiding, broke more than a week of public silence on Thursday with a recorded message beseeching his followers to flood the streets of their country and “raise our green flags to the skies.” Colonel Qaddafi’s message also denounced the Transitional National Council, the provisional government that succeeded…

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Drought-hit Pacific island nation down to last few days of water

WELLINGTON (Reuters) – A drought-stricken Pacific island nation is down to its last few days of water, prompting a mercy dash by New Zealand and Australia with water-making equipment. Tuvalu, the world’s fourth-smallest nation sitting just below the Equator, has declared a…

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Drought-hit Pacific island nation down to last few days of water

WELLINGTON (Reuters) – A drought-stricken Pacific island nation is down to its last few days of water, prompting a mercy dash by New Zealand and Australia with water-making equipment. Tuvalu, the world’s fourth-smallest nation sitting just below the Equator, has declared a…

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UNICEF Statement on Emergency in Tuvalu

Friday, 7 October 2011, 4:57 pm Press Release: UNICEF SUVA, 07 October 2011 – UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is deeply concerned at the plight of those affected by the severe water shortage in Tuvalu, especially the most vulnerable, children and women. Early estimates from government…

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UNICEF Statement on Emergency in Tuvalu

Friday, 7 October 2011, 4:57 pm Press Release: UNICEF SUVA, 07 October 2011 – UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is deeply concerned at the plight of those affected by the severe water shortage in Tuvalu, especially the most vulnerable, children and women. Early estimates from government…

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Nobel Peace Prize to Liberian president, Arab Spring, or EU?

Africa’s first democratically elected woman president, cyber activists who helped bring about the Arab Spring uprising or maybe the European Union? Speculation ahead of Friday’s Nobel Peace Prize announcement is rife. The Norwegian Nobel Committee that attributes the prize had a record 241 individuals and organisations on its top secret list, with the name of the laureate to be unveiled ...

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Nobel Peace Prize to Liberian president, Arab Spring, or EU?

Africa’s first democratically elected woman president, cyber activists who helped bring about the Arab Spring uprising or maybe the European Union? Speculation ahead of Friday’s Nobel Peace Prize announcement is rife. The Norwegian Nobel Committee that attributes the prize had a record 241 individuals and organisations on its top secret list, with the name of the laureate to be unveiled ...

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EU, Arab Spring favorites for Nobel Peace Prize

OSLO, Norway — Arab Spring or European Union? Speculation ahead of the Nobel Peace Prize announcement on Friday is split after cryptic comments by the award committee’s chairman. Many Nobel watchers have seen the revolutions against autocratic regimes in North Africa and the Middle East as the most likely subject of this year’s prize. An American professor who wrote a ...

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EU, Arab Spring favorites for Nobel Peace Prize

OSLO, Norway — Arab Spring or European Union? Speculation ahead of the Nobel Peace Prize announcement on Friday is split after cryptic comments by the award committee’s chairman. Many Nobel watchers have seen the revolutions against autocratic regimes in North Africa and the Middle East as the most likely subject of this year’s prize. An American professor who wrote a ...

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World mourns, pays tribute to Steve Jobs

Apples and flowers: People memorialize Steve Jobs in front of an Apple store in New York. October 6th, 2011 01:40 PM ET Share this on: Facebook Twitter Digg del.icio.us reddit MySpace StumbleUpon Comments (444 comments) Permalink Tweet Editor's note: Apple admirers and competitors alike are mourning the death of Steve Jobs. The man behind the iPhone, iPad and other wildly ...

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