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Berlusconi in court for fraud trial

Nuclear plant evacuated again

Raw video--Britannia Hotel manager kicked by guest

Phil Burke fended off an attack by 23-year-old Gemma Ryan, in the Britannia Hotel in Manchester. Mr Burke is waiting for surgery after he was kicked in the groin by Ryan, who was wearing high heel shoes.
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Top army commanders defect in Yemen

Senior military figures, diplomats and officials in Yemen are abandoning their president of the last 32 years.

Ali Abdullah Saleh's government has been beseiged for weeks by protests in the capital Sanaa.

On Friday, more than 50 were killed in a crackdown on the streets. By Sunday, president Saleh had sacked all of his ministers.

And in the capital Sanaa, tanks rolled onto the streets, guarding the presidential Palace.

Thousands of people are protesting at the city's university, calling for a revolution.

Al Jazeera's Alan Fisher has the latest.
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Brazil crime crack -down

Libya airstrikes begin

Raw Video: Yemeni Forces Open Fire on Protesters

Yemeni doctors say at least 31 people have been killed by security forces who opened fire on an anti-government demonstration in the Yemeni capital and that dozens have been wounded.

Libyan official warns genocide is imminent

After weeks of indecision the US has decided to back the Arab League's call for a no-fly zone over Libya and is urging the UN to act quickly.

Americans rush to the drug store in nuclear fallout panic

Raw video:Air travellers scream inside Japan's Sendai airport as tsunami waters surround the terminal building.

30km no-fly zone over Fukushima, meltdown fears as radiation leak confirmed

Radiation Soars After Japan Nuclear Plant Fire

Residents within 30 kilometers (19 miles) of a stricken Japanese nuclear power plant have been ordered indoors when radiation levels soared after a fire there. Officials said a fuel storage pond at Unit 4 had been burning.

Violent clashes in Bahrain

In one of the most violent confrontations since troops killed seven protesters last month, police used tear gas and water cannon to break up demonstrations against the kingdom's royal family.

Witnesses said rubber bullets were also fired by police.

Bahrain is gripped in its worst unrest since the 1990s For several weeks now the Shi'ite majority has held rallies complaining against what it says is discrimination by the ruling Sunni minority.

Second Reactor In "Partial" Meltdown!

Nuclear Meltdown Appears To Be Happening At Japanese Reactor

Explosion at Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant, at least 4 injured

The country is trying to contain a crisis at two plants in the country after a major earthquake.

Japan quake nuclear plant threat

The country is trying to contain a crisis at two plants in the country after a major earthquake.

Tsunami Slams Japanese Coast After Quake

The strongest earthquake in Japan's recorded history generated one of the worst tsunamis ever to hit the country's coast.

Tsunami Warning Issued For Entire West Coast From Alaska To Peru

Massive Quake Triggers Tsunami in Japan

An 8.9 magnitude earthquake struck Japan Friday, setting off a tsunami that washed away buildings and triggering tsunami warnings across the Pacific. Related articlesTsunami warning for all of Pacific follows Japan quake (ctv.ca)Japan Earthquake: 8.9 Magnitude Earthquake Hits, 13-Foot Tsunami Triggered (kaystreet.wordpress.com)Japan quake prompts tsunami warning (cbc.ca)

Saudi Arabia Forbids Protests

The government of Saudi Arabia says it will forbid any protests and that security forces will take decisive measures to suppress any efforts to disrupt public order.
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Christchurch earthquake: Raw video: Moments after the quake

Joe Morgan was on hand in the moments after the February 22 earthquake to capture the shock of locals, and witness the recovery swing into action.

Assassinated Pakistani Minister's Car Riddled With Bullets!

Tunisia PM steps down amid unrest