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Libyan rebel fighters pushing for an end to leader Moammar Gadhafi's rule say they control most of the capital, Tripoli, after moving past the city's outer defenses and into the central Green Square where thousands of residents celebrated (Full Story)
A Libyan tanker arrived in Benghazi after rebels claimed they had seized the vessel from Libyan government forces. NATO officials say they cleared the ship on Wednesday and allowed it to proceed to the rebel-held port.
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The head of the International Monetary Fund is set to appear in a New York City court Monday to face sexual assault charges following a complaint by a hotel maid. (Full Story)
Brussels - The situation in Syria is quickly going beyond the point of no return. By denouncing all forms of protest as sedition, and dealing with them through escalating violence, the regime is closing the door on any possible honourable exit to a deepening national crisis. (Full Story)
Nairobi/Brussels - Abyei is on the brink of dangerous new conflict that risks escalation of violent confrontation between security forces and other armed proxies from North and South Sudan on the eve of Southern independence. Fighting in recent days follows months of recurring incidents in the hotly contested border territory, underscoring dangerous tensions both on the ground and between leaders of the National Congress Party (NCP) and Sudan Peoples' Liberation Movement (SPLM) in Khartoum and Juba, respectively. (Full Story)
At 11:35 pm EST on May 1, President Barack Obama made an announcement that the American people had waited almost 10 years to hear: (Full Story)
French war planes pounded Libyan targets Saturday evening, the first foreign strikes enforcing a United Nations "no-fly" zone over Libya, following an emergency international summit in Paris earlier in the day. (Full Story)
Japanese officials say radiation levels have reached dangerous levels around an earthquake-damaged nuclear plant after a fire broke out in a storage pond holding used nuclear fuel rods. (Full Story)
Protesters in Libya staged a new push to oust long-time leader Moammar Gadhafi Friday, with reports of gunfire against demonstrators in the capital. (Full Story)
Friday was the day the demonstrators had been awaiting. The announcement of Mr. Mubarak’s resignation drew an immediate roar of cheers and honking automobile horns throughout Cairo that went on for hours. It was 18 days of sometimes violent demonstrations that forced the man who ruled Egypt for nearly 30 years to step down. (Full Story)
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