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Lockerbie bomber who killed 270 is dead


May 20th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 20 (IANS) Abdelbeset Ali Mohmed al Megrahi, the lone person convicted in the bombing of a US plane over Scotland's Lockerbie that killed 270 people, died Sunday, CNN ... Read more...

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Kensville Challenge Golf: Gangjee takes opening day lead


January 26th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Jan 26 (IANS) Rahil Gangjee ignited hopes of another Indian win at the second staging of the Gujarat Kensville Challenge 2012 as he returned an impressive four-under 68 on ... Read more...

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Man dies saving dog’s life in frozen lake


December 19th, 2011 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 19 (IANS) A man in Scotland fell through a frozen lake in East Dunbartonshire county while trying to rescue his dog who went into the water.The man's body ... Read more...

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Blair met Gaddafi aide before Lockerbie bomber’s release


September 25th, 2011 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 25 (IANS) Former British prime minister Tony Blair and Prince Andrew had a secret meeting with a Muammar Gaddafi aide in London just before the Lockerbie bomber was ... Read more...

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Lockerbie bomber found at mother’s house


August 29th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 29 (IANS) The man who bombed a flight over Scotland's Lockerbie killing 270 people and was released from jail on compassionate grounds has been tracked down to his ... Read more...

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Yemen-based Al Awlaki may succeed Osama


May 5th, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 5 (IANS) A Yemen-based Anwar al Awlaki is tipped to succeed Al Qaeda chief Osama Bin Laden, who was killed earlier this week in Pakistan by US Navy ... Read more...

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Outrage over UK decision to allow Libyan defector to fly to Qatar


April 13th, 2011 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 13 (ANI): The British Government has been accused of turning the country into a 'transit lounge for alleged war criminals' for allowing former Libyan former Foreign Minister Musa Kusa to ... Read more...

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Britain told US not to intervene in Lockerbie bomber release: Wikileaks


April 11th, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 11 (ANI): Britain's envoy to the US had told America last year that it should not stop the release of Lockerbie bomber Abdelbaset-al-Megrahi from a Scottish prison, reveals the ... Read more...

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Britain not to give immunity to Musa Kusa


April 4th, 2011 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 4 (IANS) British Foreign Secretary William Hague has declined to give immunity to Libyan ex-foreign minister Musa Kusa from prosecution in Britain.However, he has not ruled out granting ... Read more...

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Libya’s First Lady owns airline company, 20 tonnes of gold: Report


March 8th, 2011 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, March 8 (IANS) Libya's First Lady Safia Farkash al-Baraasi has amassed enormous wealth, including the airline company Buraq Air and 20 tonnes of gold, a media report said.Although the ... Read more...

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Scottish Govt. denies striking deal with Libya over Lockerbie bomber’s release


February 7th, 2011 - 4:21 pm ICT by ANI
Edinburg, Feb 7 (ANI): The Scottish Government would reportedly release new documents detailing discussions with Westminster to deny speculations that it had played a major role behind the scenes to release Lockerbie ... Read more...

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UK helped Libya secure Lockerbie bomber’s release: Secret documents


February 6th, 2011 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 6 (ANI): Secret documents have revealed that British ministers had arranged to meet their Libyan counterparts to give them advice on how the Lockerbie bomber Abdelbaset Ali Mohmed al-Megrahi's could ... Read more...

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Libya trade loss fears led British ministers to back Lockerbie bomber’s release: Wikileaks


February 1st, 2011 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 1 (ANI): Britain would have suffered a setback in its political and economic ambitions in Libya if the Lockerbie bomber, Abdelbaset al-Megrahi, was not released from a Scottish prison, according ... Read more...

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Britain secretly advised Libyan govt. on how to secure Lockerbie bomber’s release: Wikileaks


February 1st, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 1 (ANI): Secret US diplomatic cables released by the whistleblower website 'Wikileaks' have revealed that British ministers had secretly suggested ways to the Libyan government for the early and ... Read more...

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Drugs were to be given to Lockerbie bomber to extend life by 19 monthsDrugs were to be given to Lock


January 26th, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.26 (ANI): Doctors were preparing to treat Lockerbie bomber Adbelbaset Ali Mohmed al-Megrahi with drugs that could have extended his life by at least 19 months when he was released from ... Read more...

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New terror alert hits trains, airports in London


January 7th, 2011 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 7 (IANS) A fresh terror alert has been issued in London amid fears of a Mumbai-style attack on airports and transport system, a media report said Friday.Thursday's alert meant that ... Read more...

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‘UK pressurised Scotland to release Lockerbie bomber over oil deal between BP-Libya’


December 22nd, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 22 (ANI): The British government had pressurised Scotland to release the convicted Lockerbie bomber last year over fears of "commercial warfare" from Libya, according to a report released by four ... Read more...

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Scottish officials skeptical about Lockerbie Bomber being close to death


December 10th, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Edinburgh (Scotland), Dec.10 (ANI): Scottish Government officials are reportedly skeptical about the Lockerbie Bomber Abdelbaset Ali Mohmed al-Megrahi being close to death.Reacting to news coming out of Tripoli, Libya, that al-Megrahi was ... Read more...

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Lockerbie bomber said to be close to death


December 9th, 2010 - 6:44 pm ICT by ANI
Tripoli (Libya), Dec.9 (ANI): Lockerbie bomber Abdelbaset Ali al-Megrahi was last night said to be "close to death".According to The Scottish Sun, the freed mass murderer, 58, was on life support after ... Read more...

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UK feared Col Gaddafi ‘could cut off its knees’ if Lockerbie bomber was not released


December 8th, 2010 - 12:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 8 (ANI): Secret cables released by the whistleblower website 'Wikileaks' have revealed that Britain feared the fact that Libyan leader Colonel Muammar Gaddafi could "cut us off at the ... Read more...

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US warns Britain, India over new WikiLeaks revelations (Lead)


November 27th, 2010 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
London/Washington, Nov 27 (IANS) Whistleblower website WikiLeaks is set to release some three million documents online, and some of these could potentially damage the US relations with many countries, including Britain ... Read more...

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New ‘WikiLeaks revelations’ could damage allies’ relationships, US tells UK


November 27th, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 27 (ANI): The US ambassador to London Louis Susman has reportedly briefed the British Prime Minister David Cameron about the potentially embarrassing revelations by the whistleblower website 'WikiLeaks,' which ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda plotting new Lockerbie-style bombings


November 1st, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 1 (IANS) The Al Qaeda may be planning to conduct new "Lockerbie-style" atrocities, and Britain could be among the frontline targets, experts have said.Fears of a new Lockerbie-style bombing ... Read more...

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‘Freedom’ behind Lockerbie bomber being in better shape than expected


September 21st, 2010 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sept 21 (ANI): Lockerbie campaigner Dr. Jim Swire, who travelled to Libya last week and spent an hour with Abdel Baset al Megrahi in a Tripoli hospital, has attributed freedom ... Read more...

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Lockerbie bomber says jail killed me a million times in UK


August 23rd, 2010 - 3:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.23 (ANI): The Lockerbie bomber -- Abdelbaset Al Megrahi Megrahi -- has claimed that Britain killed him in prison a million times.Breaking his silence on the first anniversary of his release, ... Read more...

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Lockerbie bomber Megrahi speaks English with Scottish accent


August 22nd, 2010 - 4:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 22 (ANI): Lockerbie bomber Abdelbaset Al-Megrahi reportedly has learnt English in Greenock Prison and spoke in Scottish accent when he telephone his friends in Scotland to talk about Rangers.The Daily ... Read more...

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Lockerbie bomber ‘manipulated’ illness for his release


August 21st, 2010 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 21 (IANS) Amid mounting pressure on Britain to hold an independent inquiry into circumstances that led to the release of the lockerbie bomber from Scotland, media reports revealed that Abdelbaset ... Read more...

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Lockerbie bomber’s first Wales varsity snap testimony to his UK student status


August 20th, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 20 (ANI): At a time when the controversy of Lockerbie bomber Abdelbaset Ali Mohmed Al Megrahi's release has attracted international debate, a Wales university ID card photograph of him ... Read more...

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Britain warns Libya over Lockerbie bomber celebration


August 20th, 2010 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 20 (IANS) Britain has warned Libya not to celebrate the first anniversary of Lockerbie bomber's release from a Scottish jail Friday, saying any celebration of Abdelbaset al-Megrahi's freedom will be ... Read more...

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Outrage over Libyan celebrations for first anniversary of Lockerbie bomber’s release


August 19th, 2010 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
Tripoli, Aug 19(ANI): Libya's plans to hold massive celebrations on the first anniversary of Lockerbie bomber Abdelbaset Ali Mohmed al-Megrahi's release has infuriated relatives of the 270 people who died in the ... Read more...

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Expert says Lockerbie bomber can live for three more years with medical help


August 17th, 2010 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.17 (ANI): Lockerbie bomber Abdelbaset al-Megrahi could remain alive for at least three more years, if not more, with medical help, a prostate cancer specialist said on Monday.Al Megrahi is currently ... Read more...

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Brit docs say they were not consulted about Lockerbie bomber’s release


August 16th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.16 (ANI): Four British cancer experts who had previously been involved with the bomber's treatment have claimed that they were not consulted by the Scottish Government before the decision to release ... Read more...

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Libya to celebrate anniversary of Lockerbie bomber’s release


August 16th, 2010 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 16 (IANS) Libya is preparing to mark the first anniversary of the Lockerbie bomber's release with leader Colonel Muammar Gaddafi urging his countrymen to thank those who helped to ... Read more...

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Megrahi’s doctor claims he provided “option”, didn’t instigate his compassionate release


August 15th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 15 (ANI): Lockerbie bomber Abdelbaset al-Megrahi's doctor, Karol Sikora, whose diagnosis of prostate cancer and prediction that he would die in three months time helped release him from Scotland's Greenock ... Read more...

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My opinion misinterpreted: Lockerbie bomber’s doctor


August 15th, 2010 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 15 (IANS) A cancer specialist who attended on the freed Lockerbie bomber has said that his opinion on Abdelbaset al-Megrahi's health was misinterpreted and that he was not involved in ... Read more...

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