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Egypt to extradite Gaddafi supporters


March 16th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, March 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egypt is planning to hand over to Libya loyalists of slain leader Muammar Gaddafi who fled to Egypt after rebels toppled his regime.Libya's National Transitional ... Read more...

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British journalists held for spying in Libya


March 14th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 14 (IANS) A Libyan militia has released a video of two British journalists held on suspicion of spying.Nicholas Davies-Jones and Gareth Montgomery-Johnson - working for Iran's English-language Press ... Read more...

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Spies create top NATO commander’s fake Facebook profile


March 13th, 2012 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
London, March 12 (IANS) NATO's top commander has been embroiled in a major security alert after a fake Facebook account was opened under his name by "Chinese spies".Senior British ... Read more...

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Russia accuses Libya of training Syrian rebels


March 9th, 2012 - 7:13 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's envoy to the UN has accused Libya of running a training centre for Syrian rebels combating the "legal government" of President Bashar al-Assad."We are ... Read more...

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No unilateral military action against Syria: Obama


March 7th, 2012 - 10:17 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 7 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has said it would be a "mistake" to think that America could take unilateral military action in Syria, and that there ... Read more...

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NATO chief rules out intervention in Syria, Iran


February 29th, 2012 - 8:56 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 29 (IANS) NATO chief Anders Fogh Rasmussen has ruled out the military alliance having any intention to intervene in Syria or Iran."It's important for me to stress that ... Read more...

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Russia to fulfill arms obligations to Syria


February 10th, 2012 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 9 (IANS) Russia said Thursday that it would continue to implement all of its obligations concerning arms supplies to Damascus and rejected setting up a "group of friends" ... Read more...

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CPI-M denounces India’s Syria vote


February 6th, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Monday denounced India's vote for a UN resolution condemning the crackdown in Syria and called for diplomatic efforts to ... Read more...

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Russian embassy in Libya stormed over veto on Syria


February 6th, 2012 - 2:39 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Dozens of Syrian protesters stormed the Russian embassy in Libyan capital Tripoli Sunday, a day after Russia and China blocked a UN resolution on the ... Read more...

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Deputy head of Libyan NTC resigns after protests


January 23rd, 2012 - 4:33 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The deputy head of Libya's ruling National Transitional Council (NTC) has announced his resignation after the national wave of mass protests against the new government, ... Read more...

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UAE, Libya sign cooperation agreement


January 20th, 2012 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Jan 19 (IANS/WAM) The UAE and Libya have signed a cooperation agreement in Tripoli, it was announced Thursday.The memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed by the representatives of ... Read more...

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Zambia not afraid of Senegal striker Demba Ba


January 6th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Lusaka (Zambia), Jan 6 (IANS) Zambia's head football coach says his team is not afraid of Senegal's deadly striker Demba Ba, who has been in top form while playing for ... Read more...

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UAE armed forces release book on role in Afghanistan


January 1st, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Jan 1 (IANS/WAM) The armed forces of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have released a book on its role in providing security, stability and humanitarian aid in war-torn ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda forms 200-strong force: Report


December 30th, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Dec 30 (IANS/AKI) Al Qaeda has sent experienced militants to Libya in an effort to form an armed group amid the fighting that toppled Muammar Gaddafi, CNN reported, citing ... Read more...

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Russia ranked 2nd biggest global arms exporter


December 23rd, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia became the world?s second largest arms exporter after the US in 2011, said Igor Korotchenko, the head of the Moscow-based arms think tank Centre ... Read more...

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Russia criticises UN chief’s defence of Libya action


December 23rd, 2011 - 9:32 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has criticised UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon for defending the NATO operation in Libya and ignoring data on civilian casualties collected by a number of ... Read more...

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EU to unfreeze Libyan banks’ assets


December 22nd, 2011 - 10:16 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The European Union will begin unfreezing Europe-based assets of the Libyan Central Bank and its subsidiary, Libyan Arab Foreign Bank, blocked as part of sanctions ... Read more...

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Top French official visits Libya for trade ties


December 21st, 2011 - 10:41 am ICT by IANS
Paris, Dec 21 (IANS) A senior French official is on a two-day visit to Libya to strengthen economic ties with Africa's largest oil exporter, the French government said.Pierre Lellouche, state ... Read more...

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Cameroon captain Eto’o banned for 15 matches


December 17th, 2011 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Dec 17 (IANS) Reigning African Footballer of the Year, Samuel Eto'o has been banned for 15 matches by a Cameroon Football Federation (FECAFOOT) disciplinary committee after a players' strike ... Read more...

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McCain like ‘Alice in Wonderland’ March Hare: Russian speaker


December 7th, 2011 - 9:48 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Speaker of the Russian State Duma Boris Gryzlov has compared US senator John McCain to the March Hare from "Alice in Wonderland", after McCaine predicted ... Read more...

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UAE reopens embassy in Tripoli


December 6th, 2011 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Dec 5 (IANS/WAM) The UAE has reopened its embassy in Tripoli.At a function to mark the occassion Sunday, UAE Ambassador to Libya Sultan Rashid Al Kaytoub Al Kaytoub congratulated ... Read more...

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Russian firm to name alcoholic drink after Gaddafi


November 23rd, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian company is going to produce and sell an alcoholic drink in Russia named after Libya's slain leader Muammar Gaddafi, a media report said ... Read more...

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Libya reinstated to UN Human Rights Council


November 19th, 2011 - 9:31 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Nov 19 (IANS) The UN General Assembly has reinstated Libya to the UN Human Rights Council, Xinhua reported Saturday.The UN General Assembly Friday voted to reinstate Libya's membership ... Read more...

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UN votes 34 new members to international legal group


November 18th, 2011 - 8:36 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Nov 18 (IANS) The UN General Assembly voted here Thursday to elect 34 new members to the International Law Commission.The International Law Commission, tasked with promoting the development ... Read more...

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Egyptair resumes flights to Tripoli


November 18th, 2011 - 4:20 am ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Nov 18 (IANS/AKI) Egyptair, the flag carrier airline of Egypt, has resumed flights between Cairo and Tripoli, the Libyan capital, after a seven-month interruption following political turmoil in the ... Read more...

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Britain appoints new envoy to Libya


November 17th, 2011 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 17 (IANS) Britain Thursday appointed Dominic Asquith as the new ambassador to Libya, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) announced.Asquith will succeed John Jenkins, who will be transferred ... Read more...

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Gaddafi’s son to remain in Niger


November 16th, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Saadi Gaddafi, the son of slain Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, will remain in Niger until the UN lifts a ban on his freedom of movement, ... Read more...

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Germany down Netherlands in football friendly, England beat Sweden


November 16th, 2011 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Nov 16 (IANS) Germany sealed their first win against the Netherlands since 1996 after they blanked the Dutch outfit 3-0 in a football friendly at Hamburg Tuesday. England scored ... Read more...

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Gaddafi’s chemical weapons found


November 15th, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 15 (IANS) Deadly chemical weapons hoarded by slain Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi have been found in the North African country, British Prime Minister David Cameron has said.The ... Read more...

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Soldiers find ‘Gaddafi mafia money’


November 12th, 2011 - 11:00 am ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Nov 12 (IANS/AKI) Soldiers belonging to a militia that fought late Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's military found a secret cache of gold, dollars and euros buried in a garden ... Read more...

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Gaddafi scavenged for food in his final days


November 8th, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 8 (IANS) Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi scavenged for food and hid in abandoned houses during his final days, it was reported here.Gaddafi, who ruled Libya for 42 years, ... Read more...

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UAE, Libya discuss bilateral relations


November 7th, 2011 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Nov 6 (IANS/ WAM) United Arab Emirates Foreign Minister Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan has held bilateral discussions here with Mahmoud Jibril, chairman of the executive board of ... Read more...

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India calls for national reconciliation in Libya


November 3rd, 2011 - 11:02 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Nov 3 (IANS) Noting that proliferation of weapons has emerged as a major threat to stability in Libya, India has asked the new authorities in Tripoli to undertake ... Read more...

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UN chief vows to support Libya’s reconstruction


November 3rd, 2011 - 5:38 am ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Nov 3 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has vowed to offer help for Libya's reconstruction, as he held talks with the head of the ruling National Transitional Council Mustafa ... Read more...

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UN chief, General Assembly president visit Libya


November 2nd, 2011 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Nov 2 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and president of the General Assembly Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser paid a surprise visit to Libya Wednesday, a UN spokesman said.The top ... Read more...

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