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Van Rompuy: Libyan regime must go without delay

07:22 | broj komentara 0 | Tanjug

The Libyan government must hand over power without delay, European Council President Herman Van Rompuy in a video message, prior to extraordinary European Council meeting scheduled for Friday, dedicated to the events in Libya and the Arabic world.

Dalai Lama to give up political role

07:24 | broj komentara 0 | Tanjug

The Tibetan spiritual leader announced Thursday he would step down as political head of Tibet's exiled government, shifting that power to an elected representative.

Libyan TV says east oil town falls, rebels deny

07:38 | broj komentara 0 | MIA

Libyan state television said on Thursday that government forces had cleared Ras Lanuf of "armed gangs", a reference to rebels, but rebel soldiers denied the eastern oil town had fallen to Muammar Gaddafi's troops.

Major tsunami damage reported in northern Japan after 7.9 magnitude quake hits

07:41 | broj komentara 0 | Associated Press

Japan's meteorological agency warned that a tsunami as high as 20 feet (6 meters) could strike the coast near Miyagi prefecture, closest to the epicenter. Smaller tsunamis of up to 50 centimeters reached some coastal communities, the agency said.

Putin, Biden discuss visa problem, RF accession to WTO

07:42 | broj komentara 0 | Itar-Tass

 Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin and U.S. Vice President Joseph Biden discussed the visa problem, accession to the World Trade Organisation and missile defence issues, deputy chief of the Russian government office Yuri Ushakov said on Thursday.

Medvedev imposes sanctions on Libya

07:43 | broj komentara 0 | Itar-Tass

President Dmitry Medvedev has signed a decree entitled “On measures to implement Resolution No. 1970 of the U.N. Security Council, dated February 26, 2011,” which imposes a number of restrictions on Libya, the Kremlin press service reported on Thursday.

Strong quake and tsunamis in Japan

14:25 | broj komentara 0 | Emg.rs, Tanjug

North-eastern coast of Japan was struck by an earthquake magnitude 8.9 on Friday, unleashing a 4 and 10-meter tsunami that washed away cars and tore away buildings along the coast near the epicentre.TV footage shows devastated areas and destroyed infrastructure, and authorities

Gaddafi’s forces enter Ras Lanuf

14:31 | broj komentara 0 | Tanjug

Gaddafi’s forces had taken control of the oil city of Ras Lanuf on Friday raining a barrage of rockets, artillery and tanks shells down on the opposition-held port, driving many of the rebel forces into a frantic retreat further east.

EU heads gather in Brussels for emergency summit on Libya

14:33 | broj komentara 0 | Tanjug

Leaders of the EU member states are meeting in Brussels Friday for an urgent summit dedicated to the Libya and the Arabic world.


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