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20 March 2011 Last updated at 05:34 ET
<div class="ticker"> <h2 class="hidden"> Latest Stories </h2> <ul class="tickerItem"> <li class="tickerEntry"> <span class="tickerPrompt">LIBYA STRIKES</span> <span class="tickerHeadline"> Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi tells state TV Libya will be strengthened by Western nations' attack </span> </li> <li class="tickerEntry"> <span class="tickerPrompt">LIBYA STRIKES</span> <span class="tickerHeadline"> Reuters reporter sees 14 dead near bombed pro-Gaddafi vehicles near Benghazi </span> </li> <li class="tickerEntry"> <span class="tickerPrompt">JAPAN QUAKE</span> <span class="tickerHeadline"> <span> <a class="story" href="">Number of dead rises above 8,000, with more than 12,000 still missing, police say</a> </span> </span> </li> <li class="tickerEntry"> <span class="tickerPrompt">LIBYA STRIKES</span> <span class="tickerHeadline"> <span> <a class="story" href="">Libyan government says 48 people killed in Western bombardment</a> </span> </span> </li> </ul> </div>
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