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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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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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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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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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U.S., allies secretly seeking refuge for Gaddafi


April 17th, 2011 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 17 (ANI): The United States and its allies have reportedly secretly begun seeking a country, most likely in Africa, that would be willing to give refuge to Libyan dictator Colonel ... 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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‘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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‘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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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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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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I feel betrayed by Europe, especially Berlusconi: Gaddafi


March 16th, 2011 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli, March 16 (IANS/AKI) Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi says he feels betrayed by Europe but is especially dismayed by Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi with whom he has the closest ... 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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Britain advised Libya on Lockerbie bomber’s release: WikiLeaks


February 1st, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 1 (IANS) British government ministers secretly advised Libya on securing the successful early release of the Lockerbie bomber from a Scottish prison, according to the US documents released by ... 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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US suits against ISI chief in Mumbai massacre case face ’serious legal obstacles’


December 23rd, 2010 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec 23 (ANI): The plaintiffs in two US lawsuits, accusing the chief of Pakistan's main spy agency- the Directorate for Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI)- of nurturing terrorists involved in the 2008 ... 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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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 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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‘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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Kin of New York victims file Mumbai terror attack civil suit against ISI, Laskar-e-Toiba


November 23rd, 2010 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov.23 (ANI): Relatives of two New Yorkers murdered at a Hasidic center during the 2008 terror attacks in Mumbai, have filed a civil suit against Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) agency ... Read more...

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Lockerbie bomber’s release ‘manipulated’ by Scottish government: US senators


September 30th, 2010 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 30(ANI): The Scottish government 'purposely manipulated' Lockerbie bomber Abdel Baset al-Megrahi's release to ensure that he was freed on compassionate grounds, US senators have claimed.Senator Robert Menendez, Senate Committee on ... 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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CBS News Correspondent Harold Dow Passes Away


August 22nd, 2010 - 7:10 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Aug 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Harold Dow, the Emmy Award-winning CBS News Correspondent breathed his last yesterday morning. The journalist was 62 year old. A CBS spokeswoman confirmed the news to ... Read more...

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Secretary Clinton expresses regret one year after Lockerbie release


August 21st, 2010 - 12:11 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Friday expressed regret on the first anniversary of the release of the man who bombed a Pan Am flight, killing ... 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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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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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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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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