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Gaddafi antagonised India with Kashmir remarks


October 20th, 2011 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) India has been scaling up its relations with Libya over the years, largely driven by energy interests, but its long-standing ruler Muammar Gaddafi, who ... Read more...

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Seven held for taking over Libyan embassy in Stockholm


August 12th, 2011 - 7:29 am ICT by IANS
Stockholm, Aug 12 (IANS) Seven people, who broke into the Libyan embassy building in Sweden and tried to take it over, were arrested by the police here Thursday, Xinhua reported.The ... Read more...

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Russian presidential envoy ready to meet Gaddafi


June 8th, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian presidential envoy Mikhail Margelov said Wednesday he was planning a trip to Tripoli and was ready to meet with Col. Muammar Gaddafi."I met with ... Read more...

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Libyan opposition hails Russia’s new position over Gaddafi


May 29th, 2011 - 4:30 am ICT by IANS
Benghazi, May 29 (IANS) Chairman of Libyan opposition's National Transitional Council (CNT) has hailed the new "position displayed" by Russia which now seeks departure of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, ... Read more...

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Sarkozy to visit Libya for talks with opposition


May 27th, 2011 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Deauville (France), May 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) French President Nicolas Sarkozy will pay a visit to the Libyan opposition stronghold of Benghazi to hold talks with the rebels."The head of the ... Read more...

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Russian foreign minister to meet Libyan opposition


May 22nd, 2011 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov will meet a representative of the Libyan opposition Monday, a source from Lavrov's delegation has said."The meeting between Sergei Lavrov ... 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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NATO ‘regrets’ loss of life following ‘friendly fire’ on Libyan rebels


April 8th, 2011 - 10:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 8(ANI): NATO has said that it "strongly regrets the loss of life" after a "friendly fire" attack on rebel tanks in eastern Libya, which left at least four dead."This is ... Read more...

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Defection of Gaddafi’s ‘envoy of death’ to UK a further blow to Libyan regime


March 31st, 2011 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 31 (ANI): The regime of Colonel Muammar Gaddafi has suffered yet another blow after its Foreign Minister Musa Kusa, who is also known as the 'envoy of death', defected ... Read more...

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Libya mission to last weeks, not months: France


March 24th, 2011 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, March 24 (IANS/AKI) French Foreign Minister Alain Juppe said Thursday that the international military action against Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi may last weeks, but will not turn into a ... Read more...

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Thousands celebrate in Benghazi as UN Security Council approves no-fly zone, airstrikes


March 18th, 2011 - 5:54 am ICT by BNO News
UNITED NATIONS (BNO NEWS) -- Thousands of anti-government protesters on early Friday morning welcomed the approval of a United Nations Security Council resolution which calls for the establishment of a no-fly zone ... Read more...

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France recognises rebel Libyan National Council


March 10th, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, March 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) France Thursday formally recognised the rebel Libyan National Council as the only legitimate governing body in the country and plans to send an ambassador to ... Read more...

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Gaddafi offers $400,000 bounty for Libyan opposition leader


March 10th, 2011 - 9:05 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The embattled Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, facing protests against his 41-year regime, has announced a reward of more than $400,000 for capturing the country's top ... Read more...

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Anti-Gaddafi group ‘hold British SAS’ in Libya after mess up diplomatic mission


March 6th, 2011 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 6 (ANI): A British special forces unit was reportedly being captured by rebels in Libya, following a bungled mission to put a diplomat in touch with them.According to a ... 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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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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Gaddafi’s troops routed in Libyan oil port battle


March 3rd, 2011 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
Tripoli (Libya), Mar. 3 (ANI): Rebel forces have reportedly routed troops loyal to Libyan dictator Colonel Muammar Gaddafi in a fierce battle to establish control over the oil port of Brega.According to ... Read more...

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Libyan opposition seeks foreign intervention


March 2nd, 2011 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo/Tripoli, March 2 (IANS) Rebel leaders in eastern Libya have sought international military intervention to help topple the country's autocratic leader Muammar Gaddafi, a media report said.They are seeking help ... Read more...

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Libyan opposition forms national council


February 28th, 2011 - 9:45 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The opposition, struggling to oust embattled Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, has announced it has formed a national council in an effort to free the country of the ... Read more...

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Protesters ransack Gaddafi’s summer home


February 28th, 2011 - 1:20 am ICT by BNO News
CAIRO (BNO NEWS) -- Anti-government protesters have ransacked a summer home belonging to Libyan leader Colonel Muammar Gaddafi, the Dubai-based Gulf News newspaper reported on Sunday.Gulf News reporter Abbas Al Lawati and ... Read more...

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Libya to see more anti-Gaddafi demonstrations


February 25th, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Feb 25 (IANS/AKI) Anti-government protesters in Libya are due to hold a series of mass demonstrations Friday in an attempt to end the 41-year rule of authoritarian leader Muammar Gaddafi, ... Read more...

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Parents worried about Punjabi youths stranded in Libya


February 25th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma Chandigarh, Feb 25 (IANS) With the uprising in Libya becoming more violent by each passing day, fear and concern spread among families in Punjab whose near and dear ... Read more...

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