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Lockerbie bomber escapes with Gaddafi?


August 26th, 2011 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Aug 26 (IANS) Abdelbaset Ali al-Megrahi, the Libyan national convicted for planting a bomb that killed 270 people onboard a Pan Am flight over Lockerbie, Scotland in 1988, has ... Read more...

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Indian victims of Pan Am plane hijack seek Obama’s help


November 6th, 2010 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 6 (IANS) Indian passengers of Pan Am World Airways flight 73, which was hijacked at Karachi en route from Mumbai to New York in September 1986, Saturday urged US ... 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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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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British government says Megrahi release a ‘mistake’


July 16th, 2010 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 16 (IANS) The Scottish government is embroiled in a controversy over its decision last year to release the Lockerbie bomber, Abdelbaset Ali Mohmed al Megrahi, on compassionate grounds, with ... Read more...

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UK envoy to US says release of Lockerbie bomber was a mistake


July 16th, 2010 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 16 (ANI): Britain's ambassador to the United States, Sir Nigel Sheinwald, has admitted that freeing Lockerbie bomber Abdel Baset Al-Megrahi from Scottish prison last year was a major mistake.Sheinwald's admission ... Read more...

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Lockerbie bomber’s cancer at very advanced stage, says Gaddafi’s son


May 26th, 2010 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 26(ANI): Libyan leader Colonel Muammar al-Gaddafi's son has claimed that the cancer-hit Lockerbie bomber Abdel Basset al-Megrahi is facing "very serious health troubles"."He has cancer at a very advanced stage. ... Read more...

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Lockerbie bomber is alive - nine months after being freed


May 20th, 2010 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 20 (IANS) Cancer-stricken Lockerbie bomber Abdelbaset Ali al-Megrahi is alive, nine months after he was granted compassionate release from a Scottish prison by doctors who gave him just three months ... Read more...

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Fury over ‘terminally ill’ Lockerbie bomber still living six months after release


February 15th, 2010 - 3:49 pm ICT by ANI
Edinburgh (Scotland), Feb 15(ANI): Cancer-hit Lockerbie bomber Abdel Basset al-Megrahi's 'ever improving health' has sparked fresh fury, as Scotland Justice Secretary Kenny MacAskill has been criticized for not seeking a second opinion ... Read more...

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Lockerbie bomber’s health ‘deteriorating’


December 20th, 2009 - 12:10 pm ICT by ANI
Tripoli (Libya), Dec. 20 (ANI): Lockerbie bomber Abdel Basset al-Megrahi's health is deteriorating, according to a Libyan hospital source.A Sky News report quoted the Tripoli Medical Centre as saying in a statement ... Read more...

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Lockerbie bomber had secret 1.8 m pound Swiss bank account


December 20th, 2009 - 12:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 20 (ANI): The Lockerbie bomber, Abdelbaset Ali al-Megrahi, had 1.8 million pounds in a Swiss bank account when he was convicted eight years ago, it has been revealed.The Crown ... Read more...

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Lockerbie bomber freed from jail (Lead)


August 20th, 2009 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 20 (DPA) The Libyan man convicted of the 1988 Lockerbie bombing of a Pan Am airliner which killed 270 people was freed from a jail in Scotland on health grounds ... Read more...

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US sends ambassador to Libya in 36 years


November 22nd, 2008 - 2:22 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 22 (DPA) The US Senate has approved sending the first US ambassador to Libya in 36 years, the final step in warming relations between the one-time enemies."We're very pleased, very ... Read more...

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Libya, US sign bombing victims compensation deal


August 15th, 2008 - 3:03 am ICT by IANS
DPA Tripoli, Aug 15 (DPA) Libya and the US Thursday signed a deal to compensate victims of attacks initiated by both sides during the 1980s, paving the way for the full normalization of ... Read more...

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Bush signs terrorism compensation deal with Libya


August 5th, 2008 - 5:12 am ICT by IANS
DPA Washington, Aug 5 (DPA) US President George W. Bush Monday signed legislation allowing Libya to settle all pending lawsuits by victims of state-sponsored terrorism. Under the arrangement, approved by Congress last week, ... Read more...

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New Indiana Jones has more errors than any 2008 movie!


May 30th, 2008 - 4:52 pm ICT by admin
London, May 30 (ANI): The long awaited sequel of Indiana Jones movie starring Harrison Ford has as many as 47 mistakes, ranging from continuity errors to visible cables.Indiana Jones and ... Read more...

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New ‘Indiana Jones’ movie has 47 glaring gaffes


May 30th, 2008 - 1:47 pm ICT by admin
London, May 30 (IANS) The long awaited sequel of Indiana Jones movie starring Harrison Ford has as many as 47 mistakes, ranging from continuity errors to visible cables. "Indiana Jones and the ... Read more...

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