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Barcelona, Spain
By Carles Trujillo
11 Sep 2012

According to the Mossos d'Esquadra (Catalan police), a million and a half people from all corners of Catalunya have gathered in the streets of Barcelona to demand independence of Catalonia and create a new sovereign state in Europe. The dimensions of the event have been compared to those of 1976 when people came to ask for the Statute of Autonomy.

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Flag Of Catalunya 2
Barcelona, Spain
By Carles Trujillo
11 Sep 2012

According to the Mossos d'Esquadra (Catalan police), a million and a half people from all corners of Catalunya have gathered in the streets of Barcelona to demand independence of Catalonia and create a new sovereign state in Europe. The dimensions of the event have been compared to those of 1976 when people came to ask for the Statute of Autonomy.

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Demonstrators For The Independence Of...
Barcelona
By Carles Trujillo
11 Sep 2012

According to the Mossos d'Esquadra (Catalan police), a million and a half people from all corners of Catalunya have gathered in the streets of Barcelona to demand independence of Catalonia and create a new sovereign state in Europe. The dimensions of the event have been compared to those of 1976 when people came to ask for the Statute of Autonomy.

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Demonstrators For The Independence Of...
Barcelona, Spain
By Carles Trujillo
11 Sep 2012

According to the Mossos d'Esquadra (Catalan police), a million and a half people from all corners of Catalunya have gathered in the streets of Barcelona to demand independence of Catalonia and create a new sovereign state in Europe. The dimensions of the event have been compared to those of 1976 when people came to ask for the Statute of Autonomy.

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Demonstrators With Flags
Barcelona, Spain
By Carles Trujillo
11 Sep 2012

According to the Mossos d'Esquadra (Catalan police), a million and a half people from all corners of Catalunya have gathered in the streets of Barcelona to demand independence of Catalonia and create a new sovereign state in Europe. The dimensions of the event have been compared to those of 1976 when people came to ask for the Statute of Autonomy.

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Demonstrator With Flag
Barcelona, Spain
By Carles Trujillo
11 Sep 2012

According to the Mossos d'Esquadra (Catalan police), a million and a half people from all corners of Catalunya have gathered in the streets of Barcelona to demand independence of Catalonia and create a new sovereign state in Europe. The dimensions of the event have been compared to those of 1976 when people came to ask for the Statute of Autonomy.

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Flag Of Catalunya
Barcelona, Spain
By Carles Trujillo
11 Sep 2012

According to the Mossos d'Esquadra (Catalan police), and half a million people from all corners of Catalunya have gathered in the streets of Barcelona to demand independence of Catalonia and create a new sovereign state in Europe. The dimensions of the event have been compared to those of 1976 when people came to ask for the Statute of Autonomy.

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Demonstrators For The Independence Of...
Barcelona, Spain
By Carles Trujillo
11 Sep 2012

According to the Mossos d'Esquadra (Catalan police), and half a million people from all corners of Catalunya have gathered in the streets of Barcelona to demand independence of Catalonia and create a new sovereign state in Europe. The dimensions of the event have been compared to those of 1976 when people came to ask the Statute of Autonomy.

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Massive demonstration for independenc...
spain barcelona
By Editor's Picks
11 Sep 2012

Massive demonstration for independence of catalonia, in Barcelona city center

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TUNISIA – A NEW VICTIM OF TORTURE
Jerissa, Tunisia
By jamel
11 Sep 2012

Tension, protests and confrontation with police in Jerrisa, northwest of Tunisia after the funeral of ABDERAOUF AL KHAMASSI.
Abderaouf was a 30 year old man. He was arrested on August 28th 2012 in Tunis in a larceny affair.
4 policemen charged of doing the investigation beat and tortured him until he lost consciousness. He was taken to the Hospital Charles Nicolas in Tunis where he died.
Abdreaouf Khammasi is not the only victim of police brutality after the revolution: last week
The human rights activist Radhia Nasraoui announced in an interview that a lady was arrested and then violated by 3 policemen while they were working; the ministry of interior confirms this fact and promises to try the perpetrators in a court of law.

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TUNISIA – A NEW VICTIM OF TORTURE
Jerissa, Tunisia
By jamel
11 Sep 2012

Tension, protests and confrontation with police in Jerissa, northwest of Tunisia after the funeral of ABDERAOUF AL KHAMASSI.
Abderaouf was a 30 year old man. He was arrested on August 28th 2012 in Tunis in a larceny affair.
4 policemen charged of doing the investigation beat and tortured him until he lost consciousness. He was taken to the Hospital Charles Nicolas in Tunis where he died.
Abdreaouf Khammasi is not the only victim of police brutality after the revolution: last week
The human rights activist Radhia Nasraoui announced in an interview that a lady was arrested and then violated by 3 policemen while they were working; the ministry of interior confirms this fact and promises to try the perpetrators in a court of law.

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TUNISIA – A NEW VICTIM OF TORTURE
Jerissa, Tunisia
By jamel
11 Sep 2012

Tension, protests and confrontation with police in Jerrisa, northwest of Tunisia after the funeral of ABDERAOUF AL KHAMASSI.
Abderaouf was a 30 year old man. He was arrested on August 28th 2012 in Tunis in a larceny affair.
4 policemen charged of doing the investigation beat and tortured him until he lost consciousness. He was taken to the Hospital Charles Nicolas in Tunis where he died.
Abdreaouf Khammasi is not the only victim of police brutality after the revolution: last week
The human rights activist Radhia Nasraoui announced in an interview that a lady was arrested and then violated by 3 policemen while they were working; the ministry of interior confirms this fact and promises to try the perpetrators in a court of law.

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TUNISIA – A NEW VICTIM OF TORTURE
Jerissa, Tunisia
By jamel
11 Sep 2012

Tension, protests and confrontation with police in Jerrisa, northwest of Tunisia after the funeral of ABDERAOUF AL KHAMASSI.
Abderaouf was a 30 year old man. He was arrested on August 28th 2012 in Tunis in a larceny affair.
4 policemen charged of doing the investigation beat and tortured him until he lost consciousness. He was taken to the Hospital Charles Nicolas in Tunis where he died.
Abdreaouf Khammasi is not the only victim of police brutality after the revolution: last week
The human rights activist Radhia Nasraoui announced in an interview that a lady was arrested and then violated by 3 policemen while they were working; the ministry of interior confirms this fact and promises to try the perpetrators in a court of law.

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TUNISIA – A NEW VICTIM OF TORTURE
Jerissa, Tunisia
By jamel
11 Sep 2012

Tension, protests and confrontation with police in Jerrisa, northwest of Tunisia after the funeral of ABDERAOUF AL KHAMASSI.
Abderaouf was a 30 year old man. He was arrested on August 28th 2012 in Tunis in a larceny affair.
4 policemen charged of doing the investigation beat and tortured him until he lost consciousness. He was taken to the Hospital Charles Nicolas in Tunis where he died.
Abdreaouf Khammasi is not the only victim of police brutality after the revolution: last week
The human rights activist Radhia Nasraoui announced in an interview that a lady was arrested and then violated by 3 policemen while they were working; the ministry of interior confirms this fact and promises to try the perpetrators in a court of law.

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Editor's Picks 11 September 2012
Barcelona, Spain
By Editor's Picks
10 Sep 2012

According to the Mossos d'Esquadra (Catalan police), a million and a half people from all corners of Catalonia gathered in the streets of Barcelona Tuesday, September 11, 2012, to demand independence of Catalonia and create a new sovereign state in Europe.

Thousands of wounded Syrians escape to Lebanon for medical treatment amid an increasingly bloody conflict in their homeland, living in overcrowded conditions, suffering psychological distress and unable to afford medical care.

Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi held talks with British Foreign Secretary William Hague on Tuesday, September 11, in Cairo, where they discussed a number of regional issues, particularly the Syrian crisis.

Lebanese President Michel Suleiman and US Deputy Secretary of Treasury Neal Wolin met on Tuesday, September 11 to discuss measures taken by Lebanese banks to safeguard the financial sector from the negative impacts of the Syrian crisis.

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Editor's Picks 10 September 2012
Middle East
By Editor's Picks
09 Sep 2012

New UN Arab League Envoy To Syria;
Spain Foreign Minister Discusses Economic Projects with Morsi;
Candid Shots of the Ambrosetti Forum;
Bikpela Bagarap: Big Damage: Logging Papua New Guinea
e-Wasteland: Documentary of unregulated electronic waste in Ghana

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Ambrosetti Forum, Villa D'Este, Cerno...
Cernobbio, Italy
By Editor's Picks
09 Sep 2012

Photos and video taken at the annual European House Ambrosetti Forum at Villa D'Este, Cernobbio, Italy, over the weekend of September 7-9, 2012. The forum is an annual economic conference where heads of state, ministers, Nobel laureates and businessmen gather to discuss current and future economic challenges, scientific, technological and geo-political developments that impact business and society.

Among the attendees were Joaquim Alumnia, EU Commissioner for free-market policies, the President of Israel Shimon Perez, Romano Prodi, former Italian Prime Minister and former President of the European Commission, Giulio Tremonti and Renato Brunetta of the Italian Parliament, economics professor at Stern Business School and Chairman of Roubini Global Economics Nouriel Roubini, Herman Van Rompuy, President of the European Council and Mario Monti, Italian Prime Minister, among politicians, businessmen, and economics experts worldwide.

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Shimon Peres at The European House-Am...
Cernobbio, Italy
By francocavalleri
08 Sep 2012

Shimon Peres at The European House Ambrosetti Forum, at Villa d'Este, Cernobbio

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Shimon Peres at The European House-Am...
Cernobbio, Italy
By francocavalleri
08 Sep 2012

Shimon Peres at The European House Ambrosetti Forum, at Villa d'Este, Cernobbio

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Monti and Van Rompuy
Cernobbio, Italy
By francocavalleri
08 Sep 2012

Mario Monti, Prime Minister of Italy, and Herman van Rompuy, President of the EU Council, shake hands after their announcement for an EU-wide meeting on resurgent anti-Eu feeling in Rome next year

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Shimon Peres at The European House-Am...
Cernobbio, Italy
By francocavalleri
08 Sep 2012

Shimon Peres at The European House Ambrosetti Forum, at Villa d'Este, Cernobbio

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Giulio Tremonti
Cernobbio, Italy
By francocavalleri
08 Sep 2012

Giulio Tremonti, former Minister of Italy with Silvio Berlusconi, at the European House Ambrosetti Forum

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Van Rompuy-Monti
Cernobbio, Italy
By francocavalleri
08 Sep 2012

Herman van Rompuy and Mario Monti, after their press statement at the European House Ambrosetti Forum

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Shimon Peres
Cernobbio, Italy
By francocavalleri
08 Sep 2012

Shimon Peres, President of Israel, with his bodyguards at the European House Ambrosetti Forum

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Joaquim Almunia
Cernobbio, Italy
By francocavalleri
08 Sep 2012

Joaquim Almuni, EU Commissioner for free trade policies, at The European House-Ambrosetti Forum

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Editor's Picks for 8 September 2012
Middle East
By Editor's Picks
07 Sep 2012

Egypt Air aircrew suspended their strike, which started early on Friday, September 7, in a bid to have better working conditions including better insurance and an increase in staff numbers; the strike forced the company to suspend international flights for more than 12 hours.

Although a smoking ban in all closed public spaces went into force in Lebanon under new legislation that promises hefty fines for lawbreakers, some people still sit in cafes, smoking water pipes and cigarettes.

Egypt’s President Mohamed Morsi met on Thursday, September 6, with Qatar Premier and Foreign Minister Sheikh Hamad Bin Jassim at the Presidential Palace headquarters in Cairo, where they held talks over the bilateral relations between the two countries and methods of increasing Qatari investments in Egypt.

A number of assailants attacked the Egyptian Football Association (EFA) on Wednesday, September 5, storming it with flammables and stones, causing damage to the building and terrifying its employees.

Egypt’s President Mohamed Morsi met on Thursday, September 6, with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas at the Presidential Palace in Cairo, where they discussed the latest regional developments as well as various Palestinian issues.

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Renato Brunetta
Cernobbio, Italy
By francocavalleri
07 Sep 2012

Former Minister Renato Brunetta, photographed at The European House-Ambrosetti Forum

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Nouriel Roubini
Cernobbio, Italy
By francocavalleri
07 Sep 2012

Nouriel Roubini during his press conference at The European House-Ambrosetti Forum at Villa d'Este, Cernobbio

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Renato Brunetta
Cernobbio, Italy
By francocavalleri
07 Sep 2012

Renato Brunetta, former minister with Silvio Berlusconi, at The European House Ambrosetti Forum

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Crowd at the European House Ambrosett...
Cernobbio, Italy
By francocavalleri
07 Sep 2012

The crowd of invitees at the European House Ambrosetti Forum enjoyng their lunch with a wonderful view of Lake Como and Villa D'Este

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Lunch At The Ambrosetti Forum
Cernobbio, Italy
By francocavalleri
07 Sep 2012

The crowd of invitees at the European House Ambrosetti Forum enjoyng their lunch with a wonderful view of Lake Como and Villa D'Este.

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Editor's Picks 5 September 2012
Middle East
By Editor's Picks
04 Sep 2012

Morsi calls for Assad to step down
Morsi meets with Norwegian Foreign Minister
Attack on Uthman Pasha School
Eviction & Destruction of homes in Cambodia, making way for development.

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White Wall: A Graffiti and Street Art...
Beirut, Lebanon
By Marta Bogdanska
04 Sep 2012

An opening of the Exhibition in Beirut Art Center, September 5 2012. WHITE WALL aims to create a vibrant interaction between graffiti, the city of Beirut and the Beirut Art Center. Therefore the project is divided over different venues. Beirut Art Center will host the exhibition for a period of two months. The rest of the exhibition will be spread over the walls of the city.

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Albania. Contrasts. Postcard 7
Albania, Ksamil
By Michał Kowalski
04 Sep 2012

Albania. Ksamil. Holiday center on south of the country. View.

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Albania. Contrasts. Postcard 9
Albania, Gjirokastra
By Michał Kowalski
04 Sep 2012

Enver Hoxha family home, the communist dictator of Albania. Gjirokastra.

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White Wall: A Graffiti and Street Art...
Beirut, Lebanon
By Marta Bogdanska
04 Sep 2012

An opening of the Exhibition in Beirut Art Center, September 5 2012. WHITE WALL aims to create a vibrant interaction between graffiti, the city of Beirut and the Beirut Art Center. Therefore the project is divided over different venues. Beirut Art Center will host the exhibition for a period of two months. The rest of the exhibition will be spread over the walls of the city.

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White Wall: A Graffiti and Street Art...
Beirut, Lebanon
By Marta Bogdanska
04 Sep 2012

An opening of the Exhibition in Beirut Art Center, September 5 2012. WHITE WALL aims to create a vibrant interaction between graffiti, the city of Beirut and the Beirut Art Center. Therefore the project is divided over different venues. Beirut Art Center will host the exhibition for a period of two months. The rest of the exhibition will be spread over the walls of the city.

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White Wall: A Graffiti and Street Art...
Beirut, Lebanon
By Marta Bogdanska
04 Sep 2012

An opening of the Exhibition in Beirut Art Center, September 5 2012. WHITE WALL aims to create a vibrant interaction between graffiti, the city of Beirut and the Beirut Art Center. Therefore the project is divided over different venues. Beirut Art Center will host the exhibition for a period of two months. The rest of the exhibition will be spread over the walls of the city.

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White Wall: A Graffiti and Street Art...
Beirut, Lebanon
By Marta Bogdanska
04 Sep 2012

An opening of the Exhibition in Beirut Art Center, September 5 2012. WHITE WALL aims to create a vibrant interaction between graffiti, the city of Beirut and the Beirut Art Center. Therefore the project is divided over different venues. Beirut Art Center will host the exhibition for a period of two months. The rest of the exhibition will be spread over the walls of the city.

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White Wall: A Graffiti and Street Art...
Beirut, Lebanon
By Marta Bogdanska
04 Sep 2012

An opening of the Exhibition in Beirut Art Center, September 5 2012. WHITE WALL aims to create a vibrant interaction between graffiti, the city of Beirut and the Beirut Art Center. Therefore the project is divided over different venues. Beirut Art Center will host the exhibition for a period of two months. The rest of the exhibition will be spread over the walls of the city.