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Jolie calls for help for Libyan refugees

Angelina Jolie has flown to North Africa to help as thousands of refugees flee the ongoing conflict in Libya. More than 400,000 people have crossed Libya’s borders since fighting broke out between rebel groups and forces loyal to leader Muammar Gaddafi, while allied countries have also been carrying out air strikes in the area.
The Hollywood actress, who is a goodwill ambassador for the United Nations’ refugee agency, travelled to the border of Libya and neighbouring Tunisia on

Jolie says people fleeing Libya need support

TUNIS – Actress and goodwill ambassador Angelina Jolie appealed on Tuesday for international support for people fleeing the conflict in Libya and for increased aid for those inside the country. Jolie, a goodwill ambassador for the UN refugee agency UNHCR who visited the Libyan-Tunisian border, said recent arrivals from Libya had told her about heavy fighting and assaults.
More than 400,000 people have fled Libya to Tunisia, Egypt, Niger, Algeria, Chad and Sudan since February

People fleeing Libya need support: Jolie

TUNIS – Actress and goodwill ambassador Angelina Jolie appealed on Tuesday for international support for people fleeing the conflict in Libya and for increased aid for those inside the country.
Jolie, a goodwill ambassador for the United Nations’ refugee agency UNHCR who visited the Libyan-Tunisian border, said recent arrivals from Libya had told her about heavy fighting, harassment and assaults.
More than 400,000 people have fled Libya to Tunisia, Egypt, Niger, Algeria,

Jolie wants to direct a French film

Hollywood star Angelina Jolie has revealed that she wants to make a film in French. The actress is hoping to perfect her French in 2011, so she can make a movie in her late mother”s native tongue. Jolie’s mum Marcheline Bertrand hailed from France and Jolie now has a dream to make an arthouse film in the country –
once she has mastered the language and accent. “I”m going to practice (French) and try to become fluent in the next few years,” Contactmusic quoted her as saying.”I

Jolie calls for new paparazzi law

Angelina Jolie is calling for a new law to protect celebrities and their families from unscrupulous photographers who get too close to stars’ kids. The Hollywood actress has six children with her partner Brad Pitt and the famous family is a regular target for the paparazzi.
Jolie admits some snappers scare the youngsters by getting too close, and although she doesn’t want to stop the photographers doing their job, she wishes a law was in place to force them to keep their distance

Jolie slams surgery reports

LONDON: Actress Angelina Jolie says she never had any plastic surgery and would not even opt for it. “I haven’t had anything done and I don’t think I will,” said Jolie.
“But if it makes somebody happy, then that’s up to them. I’m not in somebody else’s skin to know what makes them feel better about themselves. But I don’t plan to do it myself,” she added. The actress is enjoying life thoroughly with partner Brad Pitt and their six children.
“I enjoy the work more now because

Jolie downplays movie controversy

NEW YORK: Angelina Jolie has downplayed the controversy surrounding her Bosnian war movie, insisting she has the backing of the entire cast and the country’s leaders.
Jolie has stepped behind the camera for the first time for the as-yet-untitled wartime love story, which is set in the region and was shot in Hungary and Bosnia in October and November. The shoot was initially halted when Bosnian government officials revoked her filming permit after they misinterpreted the plot as a

Jolie to get back license to film

Hollywood star Angelina Jolie is expected to get a new license to film in Bosnia after the authorities revoked the initial one over concerns about the script, a local producer said.
“I was promised by the Ministry of Culture that the license will be issued on Monday,” Edin Sarkic said, adding that he was about to restart preparations for the shooting.
“I will then have twenty days to set up a score of locations and I think it is doable,” he added.
Jolie has already

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