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US envoy to Libya killed in Benghazi consulate attack (Third Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 12 (IANS) US ambassador to Libya J. Christopher Stevens and three other American diplomats were killed Tuesday in a rocket attack on the American consulate in Benghazi, ... Read more...

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Militants shoot down helicopter in Libya


July 7th, 2012 - 5:19 am ICT by IANS
Tripoli, July 7 (IANS) Unidentified militants in Libya's largest city of Benghazi shot down a police helicopter Friday, killing one person in the incident, Xinhua reported early Saturday.The police ... Read more...

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Adebayor to miss Togo’s World Cup qualifier


June 9th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Lome (Togo), June 9 (IANS) Emmanuel Adebayor will once again miss Togo's 2014 World Cup qualifier against DR Congo in Kinshasa Sunday.The striker, who spent this season on loan from ... Read more...

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Russia lifts embargo on arms supplies to Libya


May 8th, 2012 - 4:43 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has lifted an embargo on the arms supplies to Libya, according to an official legal information portal.Dmitry Medvedev, the outgoing president, signed the decree ... Read more...

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Three Libyans beat up two Afghans in Gurgaon


April 4th, 2012 - 1:07 am ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, April 3 (IANS) Three anti-Gaddafi rebels from Libya thrashed two Afghans outside Sahara Mall here in a drunken brawl early Tuesday. All the five people were arrested and later ... Read more...

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Libyans storm consulate in Turkey


March 24th, 2012 - 5:38 am ICT by IANS
Istanbul, March 24 (IANS) At least 27 Libyans have been arrested in Turkey's largest city Istanbul for storming the Libyan consulate, Xinhua reported.More than 200 Libyans stormed the building Friday.The ... Read more...

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Indian hospitals to treat injured Libyans


January 31st, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) After initial dilly-dallying in recognising the new regime in Libya, India is now helping the north African country recover from its civil war by offering ... 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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Gaddafi daughter asks Libyans to revolt


November 30th, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Aisha Gaddafi, daughter of slain Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, has urged Libyan people to overthrow the new government which came to power "with the planes ... Read more...

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Libyan interim PM assures fair trial of Gaddafi’s son (Lead)


November 20th, 2011 - 8:00 am ICT by IANS
Tripoli (Libya), Nov 20 (IANS) Libyan interim Prime Minister Abdel Rahim el-Keeb has confirmed the capture of former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's son Saif al-Islam and assured a fair ... 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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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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Gaddafi’s execution left uneasy feeling about Libya: Zuma


November 2nd, 2011 - 6:54 am ICT by IANS
Cape Town, Nov 2 (IANS) An "uneasy feeling" about Libya's future exists following the execution of Muammar Gaddafi, said South African President Jacob Zuma here Tuesday."It (the execution) has created ... Read more...

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NATO ends its mission in Libya


November 1st, 2011 - 7:51 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, Nov 1 (IANS) NATO Monday officially declared the end of military campaign in Libya, sealing of its seven-month mission in Libya."Today, at midnight Libyan time, a NATO Airborne Early ... Read more...

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Gaddafi’s son vows to avenge father’s death


October 23rd, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Oct 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Seif al-Islam, one of the sons of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, has vowed to take revenge for his father's death.Gaddafi was killed Thursday by the ... Read more...

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Challenges ahead for Libyans: Experts


October 21st, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 21 (IANS) After the death of Libya's deposed leader Muammar Gaddafi Thursday, the country faces challenges in the days ahead, experts said.Gaddafi, who ruled Libya with an iron ... Read more...

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Finally, a hunted Gaddafi bleeds to death


October 20th, 2011 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Oct 20 (IANS) Muammar Gaddafi, who ruled Libya with an iron fist for over 40 years, was killed Thursday after being on the run for some two months when ... Read more...

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ASEAN supports change in Libya


September 6th, 2011 - 7:33 am ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Sep 6 (IANS/AKI) The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has said it supports the ongoing democratic processes unfolding in Libya, spearheaded by the rebel National Transitional Council.The 10-member ... Read more...

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World leaders praise UAE for helping Libyans


September 3rd, 2011 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
Paris, Sep 2 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirtaes along with Qatar and Jordan have been lauded by world leaders for their participation in the international coalition for protection of ... Read more...

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India can help in Libya’s democratic transition, says US


September 1st, 2011 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 1 (IANS) The United States has suggested that given its experience in democratic governance in small towns and villages, India could help in Libya's democratic transition process in ... Read more...

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50,000 rebel prisoners missing in Libya


August 29th, 2011 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Aug 29 (IANS/AKI) Libyan rebels have said they freed more than 10,000 prisoners arrested by Gaddafi forces during the uprising that began in March, but claim there were still ... Read more...

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Gaddafi still a threat, says rebel chief


August 29th, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 29 (IANS) Muammar Gaddafi is still a threat even though his whereabouts were still not known, the chief of Libya's rebel group has said.The Libyan leader has not ... Read more...

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Don’t rush to celebrate the post-Gaddafi era: Xinhua


August 27th, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 27 (IANS) Though Gaddafi's fate remains unknown, his era has "undoubtedly come to an end". However, Libyans should remain cautious about the country's future as there were tremendous ... Read more...

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Unesco asks Libyans to protect archaeological sites


August 25th, 2011 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Aug 25 (IANS/AKI) The chief of the UN culture agency Unesco has called on Libyans and international antiquities dealers to respect Libya's ancient heritage and prevent looting of the ... Read more...

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Gaddafi wandered Tripoli streets in disguise


August 24th, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Aug 24 (IANS/AKI) Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi says he disguised himself and moved around Tripoli following the rebels' seizure of the North African country's capital, a media report said ... Read more...

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UN chief calls for an immediate ceasefire and a peaceful transition of power in Libya


August 23rd, 2011 - 2:14 pm ICT by BNO News
UNITED NATIONS (BNO NEWS) -- United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Monday urged for a smooth and peaceful transition in Libya amid signs that the regime of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi may ... Read more...

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Gaddafi’s elder son Mohammad escapes from rebels


August 23rd, 2011 - 2:53 am ICT by IANS
Tripoli/Moscow, Aug 23 (IANS) Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's elder son, Mohammad, has escaped, Al Jazeera said. He was captured by the rebels earlier Monday.Mohammad, who was arrested in his house ... Read more...

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UN chief calls on Gaddafi’s forces to stop fighting


August 23rd, 2011 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Aug 22 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki- moon Monday called on Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's forces to cease violence immediately and make way for smooth transition, Xinhua reported."The ... Read more...

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Rebels tighten grip on Tripoli, capture Gaddafi’s sons


August 22nd, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli/Washington, Aug 22 (IANS) Libyan rebels Monday tightened their grip on Tripoli with the capture of three of Muammar Gaddafi's sons and a hunt was on for the 68-year-old Libyan leader. Rebel ... Read more...

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Gaddafi predicts end of rebels, NATO


August 15th, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Aug 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Beleaguered Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi has said the end was close for the rebels and the NATO.In an audio broadcast on national television, Gaddafi said ... Read more...

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NATO airstrike targets Libyan state-run TV


July 30th, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by BNO News
TRIPOLI (BNO NEWS) -- NATO aircraft on early Saturday morning carried out an airstrike against three ground-based Libyan state television satellite transmission dishes in Tripoli, officials said.NATO spokesman Colonel Roland Lavoie said ... Read more...

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Russia sends food aid to Libya


July 26th, 2011 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian government aircraft will deliver humanitarian aid to Libyan capital Tripoli Tuesday, a ministry spokesman said.The emergencies ministry Ilyushin Il-76 plane, carrying 36 tonnes ... Read more...

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Gaddafi’s fate to be decided by Libyans: Britain


July 26th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) Muammar Gaddafi could stay in Libya if he gives up power, but what happens to him is to be ultimately decided by his countrymen, the British ... Read more...

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Libya welcomes Russian efforts in peace talks


July 21st, 2011 - 6:34 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Libya will support any Russian assistance in the peaceful mediation of the crisis in the country, a minister has said.Libyan Foreign Minister Abdul Ati al-Obeidi ... Read more...

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Arab states committed to help Libyan people: UAE


July 17th, 2011 - 1:22 am ICT by IANS
Istanbul, July 16 (IANS/WAM) United Arab Emirates has expressed the Arab states' committment to the welfare and help of Libyans facing an ongoing political crisis in their country.UAE's Foreign Minister ... Read more...

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