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Libyans mark start of uprising that ended dictatorship

Tripoli - Libyans Friday marked the anniversary of the 2011 uprising that toppled dictator Moamer Kadhafi, waving flags in central Tripoli even as the country reels from political chaos and security problems.

Sour mood as Kosovo, Europe's youngest state, turns nine

Pristina - Kosovo, Europe's youngest state, turns nine on Friday, but 24-year-old Nazim Ahmeti is in no mood to celebrate.

Tripoli residents in daily ordeal on uprising anniversary

Tripoli - Six years after the start of an uprising that toppled a dictator, Libyans in Tripoli see no reason to celebrate with power cuts, exorbitant prices and insecurity plaguing their daily lives.

Millions in Iran march against Trump 'threats' on revolution day

Tehran - Millions of Iranians marched on the anniversary of the 1979 Islamic revolution Friday in what the president described as a response to the new US administration and a rejection of "threatening language".

Tunisia marks low key revolution anniversary

Tunis - Tunisia on Saturday marked the sixth anniversary of the fall of dictator Zine El Abidine Ben Ali without fanfare, after official recognition of failure on the economic and social fronts.

Cuba marks revolution with military parade for Fidel Castro

Havana - Cuba paid tribute to late leader Fidel Castro on Monday with a military parade to mark the 58th anniversary of the revolution that brought him to power.

Indonesia marks tsunami 12 years ago with prayers

Banda Aceh - Thousands of Indonesians prayed for their loved ones at mass graves and mosques Monday to mark a tsunami which devastated Aceh province 12 years ago today, one of the worst natural disasters in human history.

Pinochet shadow looms over Chile 10 years after death

Santiago - Chile marks the 10th anniversary on Saturday of the death of late dictator Augusto Pinochet, who has gradually become a national pariah even as his legacy continues to dominate the country.

Japanese navy veteran recalls Pearl Harbor 75 years on

Osaka - Navy aircraft mechanic Kuniyoshi Takimoto watched as Japanese planes roared off the aircraft carrier Hiryu to attack Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.

Ukraine says 'no' to Russia on pro-EU revolt anniversary

Kiev - Ukraine on Monday marked the third anniversary of the start of its pro-EU revolution with President Petro Poroshenko's firm rejection of "the Russian world".

A decade on, legacy of Maoist war stalks Nepal

Kathmandu - Sabitri Chilwal's eyes mist over as she remembers the day 12 years ago when her husband was shot in his office and left to die in a pool of blood at the peak of Nepal's Maoist insurgency.

Balkan weapons trafficked west still a 'major problem'

Belgrade - A year after jihadists used weapons manufactured in Serbia to gun down victims in Paris, Balkan countries are struggling to end the scourge of illegal arms trafficking.

Eagles of Death Metal singer denies trying to enter Sting gig

Paris - The frontman of the US rock group on stage in Paris when jihadists massacred 90 people a year ago Sunday denied claims he was barred entry to the show marking the first anniversary of the killings.

Sorrowful France marks first anniversary of Paris massacre

Paris - France on Sunday marked the first anniversary of the Paris attacks with sombre ceremonies and painful memories for the relatives of the 130 people killed.

Sorrowful France marks first anniversary of Paris massacre

Paris - France on Sunday marked the first anniversary of the Paris attacks with sombre ceremonies and painful memories for the relatives of the 130 people killed.

Sorrowful France marks first anniversary of Paris massacre

Paris - France on Sunday marked the first anniversary of the Paris attacks with sombre ceremonies and painful memories for the relatives of the 130 people killed.

French PM says state of emergency likely to be extended

London - French Prime Minister Manuel Valls said Sunday that the country's state of emergency, imposed after last year's Paris attacks, will likely be extended as France gears up for presidential elections.

Bataclan bars Eagles of Death Metal from reopening show

Paris - Members of Eagles of Death Metal, the US group who were playing when jihadists attacked Paris' Bataclan concert hall last year, were turned away from the venue's reopening show Saturday over controversial remarks by their lead singer.

Sting reopens Paris Bataclan amid tears, cheers and controversy

Paris - Rock star Sting reopened the Bataclan, the Paris concert hall where jihadists massacred 90 people, with a hugely symbolic and emotional show to mark the first anniversary of France's bloodiest terror attack.

Sting set to reopen Bataclan concert hall year after Paris massacre

Paris - Rock star Sting will on Saturday reopen the Bataclan, the Paris concert hall where jihadists massacred 90 people, with a hugely symbolic show to mark the first anniversary of France's bloodiest terror attacks.

Long road to recovery for Paris attacks survivors

Paris - Fluctuat nec mergitur: tossed but not sunk. A year after the Paris attacks, the survivors of the carnage and those who lost loved ones are doing their best to live up to the city's Latin motto and not be dragged under by anger and fear.

A year after bloodbath, Paris fights to woo back tourists

Paris - A year after jihadists sowed terror in Paris, killing 130 people, the City of Light is struggling to restore its lustre as fearful tourists stay away in droves.In the Paris area alone, tourism revenue is expected to plunge by 1.5 billion euros ($1.

One year after Paris attacks, how has France changed?

Paris - Outside the Carillon bar, where flowers piled up over bloodstains almost one year ago, the pavement tables are packed again with regulars from the hipster Parisian neighbourhood.

The show goes on: Bataclan bosses put tragedy behind them

Paris - The directors of the Bataclan concert hall thought long and hard about ever opening its doors again after jihadist gunmen massacred 90 people there during last year's Paris attacks.

Sting to reopen Bataclan on eve of Paris attacks anniversary

Paris - Sting will re-open Paris' Bataclan concert hall on November 12, a day before the anniversary of the jihadist attack that left 90 people dead there, the British rock star said Friday.

50 years on, Florence recalls its 'Angels of the Mud'

Florence - Fifty years after the river Arno burst its banks with devastating consequences, Florence will this week remember the Angels of the Mud who came to save the Italian city's artistic treasures.

Chaos-ridden Libya's economy on the brink, say experts

Tripoli - Political stalemate and the conflict rocking Libya are preventing the North African country from taking advantage of its vast oil resources and pushing the economy towards collapse, experts say.

Rebuilt once, Kadhafi's home town lies in ruins again

Sert - The Islamic State group's beleaguered Libyan stronghold of Sirte has been devastated by months of fighting, the second time in five years it has been wrecked.Tanks roar through rubble-strewn streets while explosions and gunfire rock gutted buildings.

War-weary Libyans miss life under Kadhafi

Tripoli - Five years after an uprising killed Libya's Moamer Kadhafi, residents in the chaos-wracked country's capital joke they have grown to miss the longtime dictator as the frustrations of daily life mount.

Afghanistan in numbers, 15 years after US invasion

Kabul - Nearly a month after the September 11 attacks that killed 3,000 people, the US launched its first major salvo in the "war on terror" by invading Afghanistan -- where, 15 years on, thousands continue to die each year.
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