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Chavez attacks Hillary for ‘threatening’ Russia, China


July 10th, 2012 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has criticised US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton who he claimed threatened Russia and China while speaking at a Friends of ... Read more...

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Libya to seek ex spy chief’s extradition (Lead, Changing Dateline)


March 18th, 2012 - 7:43 am ICT by IANS
Tripoli, March 18 (IANS) Tripoli will ask Mauritania to extradite Libya's former intelligence chief arrested in the capital city of Nouakchott, an official said.The Libyan official stated it Saturday after ... Read more...

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Pakistan team training at Lahore for England series


January 6th, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Jan 6 (IANS) Pakistan's national cricket team has been preparing hard at its week-long training camp for the upcoming series against England scheduled in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).The ... Read more...

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Thousands of missing Libyan missiles threat to London Olympics


December 19th, 2011 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 19 (IANS) Thousands of missing missiles that have fallen into the hands of terrorists after the fall of the Muammar Gadaffi regime in Libya now poses a threat ... Read more...

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Lokpal bill could create a ‘Gaddafi’: Thackeray


December 15th, 2011 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 15 (IANS) After targeting social activist Anna Hazare, the Shiv Sena Thursday came out strongly against the proposed Jan Lokpal bill, stating it could create a 'Gaddafi' ... Read more...

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Anna Hazare’s fasts tenth top story on Time


December 12th, 2011 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 12 (IANS) Anna Hazare's fasts against corruption in India just made it to Time magazine's top 10 world-news stories headed by "The Arab Spring Blooms in ... Read more...

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ITV escapes legal action over video game IRA footage


October 3rd, 2011 - 8:40 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Belfast, Oct 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Czech game maker Bohemia Interactive has decided not to go to court after the Irish network ITV inadvertently showed footage of one of its games called Arma ... Read more...

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Gaddafi’s youngest son Khamis dies: Report


August 30th, 2011 - 3:47 am ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Aug 30 (IANS) Libyan leader Muammar Qaddafi's youngest son Khamis has been killed in a clash with the rebel forces near Tripoli, media reports said.Khamis, born in 1983, had ... Read more...

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France reopens embassy in Libya


August 29th, 2011 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Aug 29 (IANS) France Monday reopened its embassy in Libyan capital Tripoli, after closing the office for nearly six months, the French foreign ministry said."The embassy of France in ... Read more...

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Turkey recognises Libyan rebels


July 4th, 2011 - 9:17 am ICT by IANS
Tripoli, July 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Turkey has officially recognised Libya's rebel council and pledged to help it with an aid of at least $200 million, Al Jazeera reported.The Turkish foreign ... Read more...

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Blast hits Libyan capital


June 15th, 2011 - 6:06 am ICT by IANS
Tripoli, June 15 (IANS) A heavy explosion rocked the Libyan capital Tripoli late Tuesday evening, causing a big fire, with helicopters of the NATO forces hovering over the area, ... Read more...

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‘UAE actively enforced UNSC resolutions on Libya’


June 10th, 2011 - 1:09 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, June 9 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is actively enforcing UN Security Council resolutions 1970 and 1973 on Libya, Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan ... Read more...

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Obama authorises 25 mn dollars in aid to Libyan opposition


April 27th, 2011 - 8:07 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 27 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Tuesday authorised up to $25 million in non-lethal aid to the opposition in Libya, the White House said.In a memorandum to ... Read more...

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Kuwait to give Libyan rebels 180 mn dollars


April 25th, 2011 - 8:42 am ICT by IANS
Kuwait City, April 25 (IANS) Kuwait said Sunday it would grant the Libyan opposition group 50 million dinars (around $180 million) after the country's amir (ruler) met head of Transitional ... Read more...

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Gaddafi’s son wanted F-16s, says WikiLeaks


April 6th, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Apr. 6 (ANI): Had the U.S. agreed to meet the ambitious military "wish list" of one of Libyan dictator Moammar Gaddafi's sons two years ago, it would have found ... Read more...

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Sons want to remove Gaddafi as Libya’s leader, favour transition government


April 4th, 2011 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
Tripoli (Libya), Apr. 4 (ANI): Two of Libyan leader Colonel Muammar el-Gaddafi's sons have said that they are ready to convicne their father to quit and make way for a transition government ... Read more...

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Relatives demand UK to grill ex Libyan FM over Lockerbie bombing


April 1st, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.1 (ANI): Relatives of victims of the Lockerbie bombing have demanded that former Libyan Foreign Minister Moussa Koussa should be questioned over claims that he masterminded the 1988 bombing of ... Read more...

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‘I will stay until beginning of next term’, says Hillary Clinton


March 24th, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 24(ANI): United States Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has said that she isn't planning to quit her job anytime soon."I will stay until the beginning of the next term, because ... Read more...

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UK Chief of Defence Staff shoots down Downing Street’s Gaddafi assassination possibility


March 22nd, 2011 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 22 (ANI): The issue of assassinating Colonel Muammar Gaddai has reportedly become a 'bone of contention' between Downing Street and Britain's Chief of Defence Staff General Sir David Richards, who ... Read more...

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EU to discuss Libya, Japan


March 21st, 2011 - 9:20 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, March 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The foreign ministers of 27 member countries of the European Union will meet in Brussels Monday to discuss situations in Libya and Japan.A coalition of ... Read more...

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Qatar to join foreign air raids on Libya


March 21st, 2011 - 2:44 am ICT by IANS
Paris, March 21 (IANS) Qatar has decided to participate in the military offensive by international forces against Libya, a French defence ministry spokesman said.Speaking at a press conference Sunday, Laurent ... Read more...

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West bombs Libya, Gaddafi vows ‘long drawn war’ (Roundup)


March 20th, 2011 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli, March 20 (IANS) A coalition of American, British and French forces bombed by air and from the sea key targets in Libya in aid of rebels holding Benghazi, as ... Read more...

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Libyan Govt. warns of more ‘action’ after taking over crucial towns


March 11th, 2011 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Tripoli, Mar 11 (ANI): The Libyan government has warned that 'it's time for liberation and action,' after its military assault forced the defeat of Libyan rebels in the town of Zawiya ... Read more...

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Libyan protesters in contact with Italy


March 10th, 2011 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Benghazi (Libya), March 10 (IANS/AKI) Anti-government protesters in Libya are in contact with the Italian government, a spokesman for the rebels said."We've had telephone contact since yesterday (Tuesday) with Italy's ... Read more...

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UK troops on standby for deployment in crisis-hit Libya


March 5th, 2011 - 11:10 am ICT by ANI
London, Mar.5 (ANI): British troops have reportedly been put on stand-by for deployment to Libya if the crisis in the country worsens.A Daily Telegraph report quoted sources as saying that ... Read more...

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12 killed in Libya blasts


March 5th, 2011 - 9:43 am ICT by IANS
Tripoli, March 5 (IANS) At least 12 people were killed and 26 injured in two blasts at a weapon depot near Libya's western city of Benghazi, Xinhua said, citing an ... Read more...

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UN chief to appoint special envoy to Libya


March 4th, 2011 - 6:01 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, March 4 (IANS) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon will soon appoint a special envoy to Libya, which is facing violent anti-government protests, Xinhua reported."The secretary general made clear ... Read more...

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Libyan warplanes attack strategic oil port


March 3rd, 2011 - 6:11 pm ICT by ANI
Ajdabiya (Libya), Mar. 3 (ANI):Libyan warplanes reportedly struck the oil port of Brega on Thursday, a day after armed rebels foiled an attempt by loyalists of leader Moammar Gaddafi to retake control ... Read more...

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Cameron had secret talks with Blair over Libya crisis


March 3rd, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar. 3 (ANI): British Prime Minister David Cameron has been secretly consulting his predecessor Tony Blair about the crisis in Libya, despite criticizing the later and his supporters publicly.Senior officials ... Read more...

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Russia’s foreign minister cautions world leaders on military action against Gaddafi


March 2nd, 2011 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Moscow, March 2 (ANI): Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has called on world powers to focus on using UN Security Council sanctions to end the impasse in Libya, rather than launching ... Read more...

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India keeping a close watch on situation in violence-hit Libya


February 22nd, 2011 - 7:45 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 22 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S M Krishna on Tuesday said the government is keeping a close watch on the situation in violence-hit Libya.Krishna said that the situation is ... Read more...

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Family members of an Indian nurse trapped in Libya pray for her safety


February 22nd, 2011 - 7:14 pm ICT by ANI
Kottayam, Feb.22 (ANI): The family members of an Indian nurse trapped in Libya pray for her safe return from the restive country.The family of Agnus Thomas, a nurse from Kerela who is ... Read more...

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Guests were naked at Berlusconi’s bunga-bunga parties: Belly dancer


February 19th, 2011 - 12:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 19 (ANI): A teenage belly dancer at the center of Silvio Berlusconi sex scandal has claimed that guests were naked at the Italian Prime Minister's infamous bunga bunga parties.Moroccan born ... Read more...

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Mandela, Karzai, Gaddafi among WikiLeaks’ new releases


November 28th, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 28 (IANS) Whistle-blowing website WikiLeaks will release a whole cache of secret diplomatic messages to the US related to former South African president Nelson Mandela, Afghanistan's Hamid Karzai and ... Read more...

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Libya becomes a roadblock on the path to Europe


September 11th, 2010 - 11:04 am ICT by IANS
By Anne-Beatrice Clasmann Tripoli, Sep 11 (DPA) Her parents called her Fortuna, after the Roman Goddess of luck. But for the 22-year-old from Ethiopia, the last two years have been a string ... Read more...

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