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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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‘Sarkozy got 50 million euros from Gaddafi’


April 29th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 29 (IANS) A document has been made public in Paris that says French President Nicolas Sarkozy received 50 million euros (around $65 million) from slain Libyan leader Muammar ... 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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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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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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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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NATO rejects criticism over Libya


December 21st, 2011 - 2:30 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, Dec 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The NATO has defended its mission in Libya, saying it saved lives and was strictly in line with the UN mandate."We took every precaution to ... Read more...

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Gaddafi killing smacks of war crime: Prosecutor


December 16th, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 16 (IANS) The killing of former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi by rebel forces "creates suspicions" of war crimes, the chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) has ... 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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Gaddafi’s youngest son Khamis still alive?


November 22nd, 2011 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Nov 22 (IANS) Slain Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's youngest son Khamis, whose death was announced several times since the Libyan conflict erupted, is reportedly still alive, a defence ministry ... 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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Russia urges fair trial for captured Saif al-Islam


November 20th, 2011 - 5:57 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 20 (IANS) Russia Saturday hailed Libyan leaders' decision to send Saif al-Islam, the arrested son of former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, to court and expressed hope that he ... Read more...

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Gaddafi’s son Saif captured


November 19th, 2011 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Nov 19 (IANS) Saif al-Islam, son of former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, was captured in southern Libya Saturday, Xinhua reported. A military official said he was captured in Sebha. Thousands of ... 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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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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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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Libyan fighters demand salary from NTC


November 6th, 2011 - 10:57 am ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Nov 6 (IANS) Hundreds of Libyan fighters protested outside a hotel in the capital Tripoli Saturday evening, asking for salary from the ruling National Transitional Council (NTC), Xinhua reported.The ... Read more...

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Pakistan recognises Libya


November 4th, 2011 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 4 (IANS) Pakistan Thursday recognised the new government of Libya and hoped that its ties would continue to be strong.Foreign Office chairperson Tehmina Janjua said, "We recognise state ... Read more...

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Pakistan formally recognises Libyan government


November 3rd, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 3 (IANS) Pakistan Thursday formally recognised the new government in Libya, the foreign ministry said in a statement."We recognise the state and government of Libya," Foreign Office spokesperson ... 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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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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Libya to honour Russian contracts


November 2nd, 2011 - 2:38 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Libyan government recognises all the business contracts signed with Russia as well as all international political agreements, Libya's new Prime Minister Abdel-Rahim al-Keeb said ... Read more...

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Libya elects Abdurrahim El-Keib as interim Prime Minister


November 1st, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by BNO News
TRIPOLI, LIBYA (BNO NEWS) --Libyan transitional authorities on Monday afternoon announced the election of their interim Prime Minister, Abdurrahim El-Keib. He is expected to appoint a new government soon.Libya's National Transitional Council ... Read more...

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NATO chief makes unannounced visit to Libya


November 1st, 2011 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, Oct 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen made an unannounced visit to Libya Monday, a NATO spokesman said.Rasmussen will hold talks with National Transitional Council (NTC) head ... Read more...

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Chemical, nuclear weapons found in Libya


October 31st, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Nuclear and chemical weapons have been found in Libya and the post-Gaddafi regime in the country has no interest in keeping them, acting prime minister ... Read more...

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Gaddafi masks sell like hot cakes on Halloween


October 30th, 2011 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 30 (IANS) Masks of ghosts and zombies form a primary part of costumes for Halloween. An online shop in China is even selling a mask of slain Libyan ... Read more...

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Gaddafi’s fugitive son says he is innocent


October 29th, 2011 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Saif al-Islam, the fugitive son of slain former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, has told the International Criminal Court (ICC) he is innocent of crimes against ... Read more...

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UN: Elections and security a top priority after Libya’s liberation


October 28th, 2011 - 3:45 am ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- The United Nations (UN) has stressed that organizing an electoral process and establishing public security in war-torn Libya are the country's top prioritiesUN Special Representative for Libya, ... 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’s family to sue NATO


October 26th, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Oct 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Relatives of slain Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi will sue NATO in the International Military Court in The Hague for war crime charges, Gaddafi's family lawyer ... Read more...

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NATO may stay in Libya longer than planned: US


October 26th, 2011 - 9:38 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 26 (IANS) NATO may not end its mission in Libya as early as planned, US Defence Secretary Leon Panetta has said.NATO chief Anders Fogh Rasmussen had said the ... Read more...

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