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Barack Obama, the US president, has said that the transition of power in Egypt must be "meaningful, it must be peaceful, and it must begin now." But what does he mean by "now"?

Last Modified: 3 Feb 2011 00:23

<P class=MsoNormal>In the early hours of January 12, a massive downpour hit the Serrana region of Rio state, causing massive mudslides. Nothing was spared, including the home of Manuel Antonio de Oliveira with his kids and grandchild inside.</P>

Last Modified: 22 Jan 2011 22:07

<P>This was the phrase I heard most last week while covering the devastating mudslides in the Serrana region of Rio de Janeiro state: "<EM>I have never seen anything like this in my life."&nbsp; </EM>The truth is this: there will never be an exact death count.</P>

Last Modified: 22 Jan 2011 14:44

<P>Less than two months after Hillary Clinton described the leak of US diplomatic cables as "threatening our national security," internal US government reviews have determined that the&nbsp;leak&nbsp;caused only "limited damage" to&nbsp;Washington's interests abroad.</P>

Last Modified: 19 Jan 2011 09:20

<P>The head of technology company Apple says&nbsp;he is taking a new leave of absence&nbsp;for health reasons.</P>

Last Modified: 18 Jan 2011 01:05

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