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31 die, 12 survive in Russian plane crash (Second Lead)


April 2nd, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 2 (IANS) At least 31 people were killed and 12 injured when a Russian passenger plane crashed Monday while trying to make an emergency landing shortly after take-off ... Read more...

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US seeks release of its journalists detained in Libya


April 21st, 2011 - 10:43 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 21 (IANS) The US was doing "quite a lot" to seek the release of several American journalists detained in Libya, State Department spokesman Mark Toner said.Toner, however, refused ... Read more...

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Four foreign journalists detained by Gaddfi forces on outskirts of Brega


April 8th, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
Tripoli, Apr 8 (ANI): Four foreign journalists have reportedly been detained by Libyan dictator Colonel Muammar Gaddafi while they were reporting from the outskirts of Brega, an oil town in eastern Libya.Peter ... Read more...

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Four journalists held by Gaddafi forces: Human Rights Watch


April 8th, 2011 - 9:09 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 8 (IANS/EFE) Four journalists - one Spanish, two Americans and a South African - deployed to cover the conflict in Libya are being held by forces loyal to ... Read more...

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Vengeful Gaddafi troops renew assault on rebel-held Misrata


April 3rd, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 3 (ANI): Troops loyal to Libyan leader Colonel Muammar Gaddafi have renewed their assault on rebel-held Misrata in a final push to crush the opposition that rose up against him ... Read more...

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Coalition forces ’strike Gaddafi’s home town’ : Libyan state TV


March 27th, 2011 - 9:19 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, March 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Coalition warplanes attacked Colonel Muammar Gaddafi's home town of Sirte in northern Libya early Sunday, the country's state television reported.Both military and civil facilities came ... Read more...

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‘Coalition forces paving rebels’ way to Libyan oil facilities’


March 27th, 2011 - 3:37 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, March 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The international coalition enforcing a no-fly zone in Libya is bombing both military and civilians targets to pave the rebels' way to oil facilities, a ... Read more...

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Gaddafi forces regain strategic town of Ajdabiya (Lead)


March 16th, 2011 - 1:14 am ICT by IANS
Tripoli, March 15 (IANS) Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's troops Tuesday "forced rebels out" of strategic town of Ajdabiya, according to reports even as the international community continued to debate a ... Read more...

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Rebels warns of ‘catastrophe’ if Libyan forces attack Benghazi city


March 13th, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
Tripoli, Mar 13 (ANI): Rebels in Libya have warned that the attempt of Colonel Muammar Gaddafi's forces to regain control in the rebel controlled town of Benghazi would result in the death ... Read more...

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Gaddafi troops take control of Ras Lanuf


March 12th, 2011 - 10:41 pm ICT by ANI
Tripoli, Mar. 12 (ANI): Rebels forces opposed to Libyan leader Colonel Gaddafi have reportedly been forced out of the northern oil town of Ras Lanuf.A BBC report said rebel fighters had been ... Read more...

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Gaddafi troops bomb oil town


March 3rd, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli, March 3 (IANS/AKI) Troops loyal to Libyan strongman Muammar Gaddafi Thursday bombed the eastern oil-producing town of Brega, a day after it was claimed by opposition fighters.Gaddafi has lost ... Read more...

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Explosions shake amnesty talks in Nigeria (Lead)


March 15th, 2010 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi/Abuja, March 15 (DPA) Two car bombs shook a government building hosting amnesty talks in the southern Nigeria oil town Warri Monday, minutes after militants issued a bomb threat. The Movement for the ... Read more...

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Explosion in Nigeria after militants issue bomb threat


March 15th, 2010 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi/Abuja, March 15 (DPA) An explosion was reported at a government building hosting amnesty talks in the southern Nigeria oil town of Warri Monday, after militants issued a bomb threat. The Movement for ... Read more...

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Nothing bitter about leaving Washington, says Bush on return to hometown Texas


January 21st, 2009 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
Midland (Texas, US), Jan.21 (ANI): George W. Bush and his wife Laura Bush were given a warm homecoming in the West Texas oil town of Midland on Tuesday, hours after he ... Read more...

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Fighting flares in disputed Sudanese oil town


May 20th, 2008 - 5:07 pm ICT by admin
DPA Nairobi/Khartoum, May 20 (DPA) Heavy fighting broke out Tuesday between Sudanese government forces and former rebels from the south in the flash point oil-rich town of Abyei, the BBC reported. Clashes erupted ... Read more...

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