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1988 Lockerbie bomber al-Megrahi dies in Tripoli


May 20th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by BNO News
TRIPOLI, LIBYA (BNO NEWS) -- Abdelbaset Mohmed Ali al-Megrahi, the only person ever convicted of the 1988 Lockerbie bombing which killed 270 people, died Sunday afternoon at his home in the Libyan ... Read more...

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Briton loses 20 years of memory after wasp sting


December 15th, 2011 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 15 (IANS) A 50-year-old Briton has lost more than 20 years of his memory after a wasp sting left him brain damaged.Graham Preston, from Bexleyheath, southeast London, has ... Read more...

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Gaddafi’s son ready to surrender in international court


October 27th, 2011 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 27 (IANS) Former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's son Seif al-Islam has offered to surrender in the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague if he is guaranteed his ... Read more...

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Gaddafi must face Lockerbie trial, says acquitted man


August 28th, 2011 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 28 (IANS) A man acquitted of the Lockerbie bombing, in which 270 people were killed, has said Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi should be tried in court over whether ... Read more...

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U.S. presidential candidate Romney calls on Libyan rebels to extradite Lockerbie bomber


August 23rd, 2011 - 12:26 am ICT by BNO News
BOSTON (BNO NEWS) -- U.S. presidential candidate Mitt Romney on Monday called upon Libya's Interim Transitional National Council (NTC) to arrest and extradite the man convicted of the Lockerbie bombing.Romney, a former ... Read more...

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Libyan rebels refuse to talk to Koussa, accusing him of having ‘blood on his hand’


April 14th, 2011 - 11:42 am ICT by ANI
Tripoli, Apr 14 (ANI): The Libyan rebels have refused to talk to Colonel Muammar Gaddafi's former Foreign Minister Moussa Koussa at a summit in Qatar, saying he has blood on his hands, ... Read more...

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Ex-Libyan Foreign Affairs Minister Koussa ‘could be allowed to leave Britain’


April 9th, 2011 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 9(ANI): Former Libyan Foreign Affairs Minister Moussa Koussa, who faces inquiries from the International Criminal Court and families of the victims of Libyan terrorists, could be allowed to leave the ... Read more...

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Scottish police questions Libyan defector Moussa Koussa over Lockerbie bombing


April 8th, 2011 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 8 (ANI): Former Libyan Foreign Minister Moussa Koussa has reportedly been questioned by Scottish police investigating the Lockerbie bombing that had killed 270 people in 1988.Scottish police and prosecutors ... Read more...

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‘Koussa knows nothing about Lockerbie bombing’: Gaddafi’s son


April 6th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
Tripoli, Apr (ANI): Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's son Seif Gaddafi has said that Libya's former foreign minister Moussa Koussa knows nothing about the Lockerbie bomb.He also described Koussa as "sick and old," ... Read more...

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No deal of immunity struck between UK and Libya defector Mousa Koussa: William Hague


April 4th, 2011 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 4 (ANI): British Foreign Secretary William Hague has said that his government has not struck any deal with former Libyan Foreign Minister Moussa Koussa, who had defected to the UK ... Read more...

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‘Britain using soft approach with Gaddafi defector Koussa’


April 3rd, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 3 (ANI): Former Libya Foreign Minister Moussa Koussa might have been named as one of the key men behind the 1988 Lockerbie bombing, but British officials have adopted a "softly-softly" ... Read more...

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‘Libya defector Mousa Koussa was double agent for MI6, CIA for a decade’


April 3rd, 2011 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 3 (ANI): Mousa Koussa, the former Libyan head of Intelligence who had defected to the UK last week, has been acting as a double agent for MI6 and the CIA ... Read more...

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Koussa says Palestinians, not Libya behind Lockerbie bombing


April 2nd, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
Edinburgh, Apr 2 (ANI): British Labour Party politician Tam Dalyell has said former Libyan Minister Moussa Koussa told him that the Gaddafi regime had not been responsible for the Lockerbie bombing and ... Read more...

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Gaddafi is a psychological wreck, says ex-Libyan Foreign Affairs Minister


April 2nd, 2011 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 2(ANI): Libyan dictator Muammar al-Gaddafi is a psychological wreck, former Libyan Foreign Affairs Minister Moussa Koussa has told British spy chiefs.According to the Sun, Koussa said that Gaddafi is cowering ... 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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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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Clarke warns UK could face new Lockerbie-style attack if Gaddafi remains in power


March 26th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 26 (ANI): British Justice Secretary Kenneth Clarke has stepped up pressure on the government to depose Colonel Muammar Gaddafi by warning that the Libyan dictator could organise a Lockerbie-style attack ... Read more...

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Gaddafi’s son given special assistance while in London: Sources


March 21st, 2011 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar.21 (ANI): Questions have been raised over London's Labour Party's ties with Libya after it emerged that Libyan leader Colonel Gaddafi's son Siaf al- Islam Gaddafi was provided special assistance by ... Read more...

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Gaddafi stashed away $2 bn in Canadian banks


March 1st, 2011 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, March 1 (IANS) Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi has stashed away more than $2 billion in Canadian banks, according to a media report here Monday.Canada's CTV News network said the ... Read more...

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UK set to seize Gaddafi’s billions in London


February 25th, 2011 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
Tripoli, Feb 25 (ANI): Britain is expected to seize billions of pounds in assets that Colonel Muammar Gaddafi and the Libyan regime have deposited in London, within a few days.Out of a ... Read more...

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Gaddafi’s son seeks friend Tony Blair’s “diplomatic” assistance in ‘crushing their enemies’


February 25th, 2011 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Tripoli, Feb 25 (ANI): Colonel Gaddafi's son has urged former British Prime Minister Tony Blair to utilise his "diplomatic skills" in helping his father's regime in 'crushing their enemies'.A close ally ... Read more...

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Colonel Gaddafi personally ordered Lockerbie bombing: Ex- Justice Minister


February 24th, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 24 (ANI): Libya's former Justice Minister Mustafa Mohamed Abdel-Jalil has said Colonel Gaddafi personally ordered the Lockerbie attack which resulted in deaths of 270 innocent people.Abdel-Jalil said he had proof ... Read more...

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Libyan Justice Minister Al-Jleil says Gaddafi ordered Lockerbie bombing


February 23rd, 2011 - 9:41 pm ICT by BNO News
LONDON (BNO NEWS) -- Libyan Justice Minister Mustafa Mohamed Abud Al Jeleil on Wednesday told a Swedish newspaper that Colonel Muammar al-Gaddafi ordered the 1988 Lockerbie bombing, which killed 270 people.Al-Jleil told ... Read more...

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British ministers ‘acted like lawyers for Libyans’ to secure Lockerbie bomber’s early release


February 8th, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 8 (ANI): The release of Whitehall papers have revealed that Britain's last Labour government had 'acted like lawyers for the Libyans' in securing the early release of Lockerbie bomber ... Read more...

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UK blocks official report into Lockerbie bombing


December 12th, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec.12 (ANI): British Government authorities have blocked the publication of an official, 800-page dossier detailing the Lockerbie bomber's grounds for appealing against his conviction.The decision to keep the report secret has ... Read more...

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‘Lockerbie bomber close to dying’


December 9th, 2010 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 9 (IANS) A Libyan man convicted for the 1988 Lockerbie bombing in which 270 air travellers were killed is in a coma and may have only days to live, a ... Read more...

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Lockerbie bomber’s family to sue Scotland over ‘medical neglect’ in jail: Gaddafi


December 3rd, 2010 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 3(ANI): Libyan dictator Colonel Muammar al-Gaddafi has revealed that the family of Lockerbie bomber Abdul Baset Ali al-Megrahi is preparing a multi-million pound compensation claim against Scotland for false imprisonment ... Read more...

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Kanishka victims to get ex-gratia before Christmas


October 29th, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Oct 29 (IANS) Canada is set to disburse an ex-gratia payment to the Air India Kanishka victims before Christmas.Though Canadian Immigration Minister Jason Kenney and Public Safety Minister Vic ... Read more...

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25 years later, Canada offers $25,000 to each Kanishka victim family


October 23rd, 2010 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Oct 23 (IANS) The Canadian government has reportedly offered $20,000 to $25,000 to families of each Air India Kanishka victim - 25 years after all 329 people on board ... Read more...

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Family of Lockerbie bomber refuse to discuss his health


September 20th, 2010 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Sep 20 (DPA) The family of freed Libyan Lockerbie bomber Abdel Basset al-Megrahi have refused to comment on his health, saying that only the state can answer questions about the cancer-stricken ... Read more...

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US wants Lockerbie bomber Megrahi to return to jail


August 21st, 2010 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 21 (ANI): The United States has told Scottish authorities that 1988 Lockerbie bombing convict, Abdelbaset Ali al-Megrahi, should be brought back to prison to serve his term.""We've expressed our ... Read more...

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Lockerbie victims’ kin describe Megrahi release anniversary celebration a “kick in the face”


August 16th, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 16 (ANI): Relatives of those killed in the 1988 Lockerbie bombing, has hit out at plans to organise a 'national party' in Libya to celebrate the first anniversary of ... Read more...

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Lockerbie bomber expected to die “within four weeks”


April 4th, 2010 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 4 (ANI): Lockerbie bomber Abdelbaset Ali Muhammad al-Megrahi, who was freed from a British prison on "compassion grounds" after being diagnosed for the terminal cancer, is expected to die "within ... Read more...

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Lockerbie bombing case reopened


October 25th, 2009 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct. 25 (ANI): UK authorities have launched a fresh investigation into the Lockerbie bombing, which includes a review of all the forensic evidence available.In an email sent by the Crown ... Read more...

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Gaddafi met relatives of Lockerbie bombing victims in New York


September 26th, 2009 - 3:56 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sep 26(ANI): Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi recently met the relatives of some of those who died in the tragic December 1988 bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie in ... Read more...

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