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10/03/2011 (1400GMT)

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Thursday 10 March 2011

BBC team detained in Libya; Moroccan minister on reform; embedded with the Afghan army


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  • Libya ICRC

    There's a warning today from the International Committee of the Red Cross that Libya has descended into civil war. Newshour has the latest from Zawiya, Misrata and Ras Lanuf.

  • Libya: BBC Arabic

    Three members of the BBC Arabic team were arrested in Libya on Monday and were beaten and subjected to a mock execution. Newshour hears their story.

  • US Wisconsin

    The standoff between Democratic and Republican party politicians in the US state of Wisconsin, over a law that curbs union rights, has come to a dramatic conclusion.

  • Afghan National Army

    The BBC's Bilal Sarwary has been following the progress of two new recruits through the eight week training programme of the Afghan National Army.

  • Libya diplomacy

    France has just recognised the Transitional National Council as the legitimate representative of the Libyan people. Our reporter in Benghazi, Pascale Harter says it's a welcome boost for the rebels.

  • Moroccan king’s speech

    King Mohammed of Morocco has announced a broad revision of the constitution in his country. Newshour speaks to a Moroccan blogger based in France and the Moroccan Foreign Minister, Taieb Fassi Fihri.

  • Darin Strauss

    Newshour speaks to Darin Strauss, a novelist whose new book “Half a Life” is an account of a tragic car accident in 1988 in which he killed a teenage girl.

  • iCorrect

    A new website called iCorrect has been launched. It allows people in the public eye to set the record straight when stories are published about them which they say are untrue.



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