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Charles Onians

Charles Onians

    Tripoli buckling under humanitarian situation
    Tripoli buckling under humanitarian situation
    Libyan rebels were facing a new battle on Saturday by struggling to provide Tripoli's residents with water, electricity, petrol and food, amid...
    The Irish teen who tracks and kills Gaddafi's snipers
    The Irish teen who tracks and kills Gaddafi's snipers
    With his flipped-round baseball cap and "Just Do It" T-shirt, Tareg Gazel looks like any other 19-year-old. But this teen's job is to use cunning...
    Huge crowds maintain pressure on Mubarak
    Huge crowds maintain pressure on Mubarak
    Egyptian protesters massed on Friday for sweeping "departure day" demonstrations to force President Hosni Mubarak to quit after he said he would...
    Fresh bid to break Côte d'Ivoire deadlock
    Fresh bid to break Côte d'Ivoire deadlock
    Africa's mediator in Côte d'Ivoire's leadership crisis flew to Abidjan on Monday, armed with a new offer to get incumbent strongman Laurent...
    Côte d'Ivoire's Gbagbo intensifies stand-off
    Côte d'Ivoire's Gbagbo intensifies stand-off
    Côte d'Ivoire strongman Laurent Gbagbo's stand-off with the world intensified on Friday after Britain and Canada rejected his expulsion of their...
    Gbagbo expels UK, Canada envoys
    Gbagbo expels UK, Canada envoys
    Laurent Gbagbo's government said it was expelling the British and Canadian envoys from Côte d'Ivoire, as the countries no longer accepted his...
    Côte d'Ivoire's Gbagbo orders UK, Cananda envoys out
    Côte d'Ivoire's Gbagbo orders UK, Cananda envoys out
    Laurent Gbagbo's government said it was expelling the British and Canadian envoys from Côte d'Ivoire, as the countries no longer accepted his...
    African leaders bid to end Côte d'Ivoire crisis
    African leaders bid to end Côte d'Ivoire crisis
    African mediators flew in to Côte d'Ivoire on Monday, armed with inducements but vowing no compromise in their bid to get incumbent Laurent...
    Street clashes as French battle Sarkozy reform
    Street clashes as French battle Sarkozy reform
    French workers and students took to the streets once again on Tuesday to defend their right to retire at 60, with youths battling police, petrol...
    Bandits kidnap tourists in Sahara
    Bandits kidnap tourists in Sahara
    Masked bandits have kidnapped a group of 19 foreign tourists and Egyptians who were on an expedition in a remote corner of the Sahara Desert in...
    Internet failure hits business from Cairo to Colombo
    Internet failure hits business from Cairo to Colombo
    Damage to undersea internet cables hit businesses across the Middle East and South Asia on Thursday, including the vital call-centre industry,...
    Sudan pardons UK teacher over teddy-bear insult
    Sudan pardons UK teacher over teddy-bear insult
    A British woman jailed in Sudan for insulting religion by naming a teddy bear after the Prophet Muhammad was to be released on Monday after being...