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Angus MacSwan

Angus MacSwan

    Slain official's funeral ends in Beirut violence
    Slain official's funeral ends in Beirut violence
    This prompted security forces to shoot in the air and fire tear gas to repulse them.
    Libyan rebels condemn Nato over Gaddafi advance
    Libyan rebels condemn Nato over Gaddafi advance
    The head of Libya's rebel army has accused Nato of being too slow to order air strikes to protect civilians, allowing Muammar Gaddafi's forces to...
    Gaddafi 'planned civilian killings'
    Gaddafi 'planned civilian killings'
    The International Criminal Court (ICC) has evidence Muammar Gaddafi's government planned to put down protests by killing civilians before the...
    Aided by air strikes, Libya's rebels push west
    Aided by air strikes, Libya's rebels push west
    Libya's ramshackle rebel army has pushed west to retake a series of towns from the forces of Muammar Gaddafi who are being pounded by Western air...
    Libyan rebels recapture strategic eastern town
    Libyan rebels recapture strategic eastern town
    Libyan rebels backed by allied air strikes recaptured the strategic eastern town of Ajdabiyah on Saturday, pushing out Muammar Gaddafi's forces....
    Swiss and Honduras out after goalless draw
    Swiss and Honduras out after goalless draw
    Switzerland and Honduras drew 0-0 in their final Group H game with chances missed at both ends as the two sides were eliminated from the World...
    Paraguay claim 2-0 victory over Slovakia
    Paraguay claim 2-0 victory over Slovakia
    Paraguay beat a lacklustre Slovakia 2-0 to move top of Group F on Sunday and close in on a World Cup second round place.
    Nigeria plan in secret to end Greek odyssey
    Nigeria plan in secret to end Greek odyssey
    Nigeria are keeping everyone guessing about their plans for the World Cup Group B match with Greece on Thursday, training in seclusion on the...
    Obama says long haul ahead, China offers help
    Obama says long haul ahead, China offers help
    US President-elect Barack Obama said on Saturday he was crafting a two-year plan to fight an economic crisis of "historic proportions" and Chinese...