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Moscow seeks release of two Russians held in Libya


April 10th, 2012 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 10 (IANS) The foreign ministry Tuesday said it was doing its best to seek the release of two Russians held in Libya and accused of supporting the erstwhile ... Read more...

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Gaddafi spokesman captured


September 30th, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 30 (IANS) Mussa Ibrahim, the spokesman of ousted Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, has been captured while trying to flee dressed as a woman, a media report said Friday.Ibrahim, ... Read more...

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Interpol issues arrest warrants against Gaddafi


September 9th, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 9 (IANS) Interpol has issued arrest warrants against ousted Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, his son Saif al-Islam, and intelligence chief Abdullah al-Senussi, Sky News reported.The International Criminal Court ... Read more...

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In post-Gaddafi Tripoli, vigilantes rule


September 9th, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 9 (IANS) After the takeover of Libyan capital city Tripoli by the rebel troops, it is not they who reign supreme there, but a group of lawyers, accountants ... Read more...

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Gaddafi’s wife in talks to buy Croatian resort


September 8th, 2011 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Zagreb, Sep 8 (IANS/AKI) The wife of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi is negotiating to buy a tourist resort in Croatia, a media report said.Croatian daily Makarska Chronicle said Gaddafi's wife ... Read more...

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US denies Gaddafi being in Niger


September 7th, 2011 - 3:32 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 7 (IANS) The US Tuesday denied media reports suggesting Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi could have entered Niger in a convoy, Xinhua reported.Media reports said that a large convoy ... Read more...

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Gaddafi still a threat, says rebel chief


August 29th, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 29 (IANS) Muammar Gaddafi is still a threat even though his whereabouts were still not known, the chief of Libya's rebel group has said.The Libyan leader has not ... Read more...

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Gaddafi’s dead adopted daughter still alive?


August 27th, 2011 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 27 (IANS) An adopted daughter of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi - who was believed to have been killed in US airstrikes in 1986 - is alive and working ... Read more...

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Gaddafi guards raped kids: Amnesty


August 27th, 2011 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 27 (IANS) Prison guards loyal to Muammar Gaddafi raped child detainees, human rights group Amnesty International has said.Amnesty also accused some Libyan rebels of attacking children and imprisoning ... Read more...

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Gaddafi kept album of Condoleezza Rice’s photos


August 26th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 26 (IANS) Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi kept a photo album filled with pictures of former US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, and claimed to "love" and "admire" her ... Read more...

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Gaddafi’s elder son Mohammad escapes from rebels


August 23rd, 2011 - 2:53 am ICT by IANS
Tripoli/Moscow, Aug 23 (IANS) Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's elder son, Mohammad, has escaped, Al Jazeera said. He was captured by the rebels earlier Monday.Mohammad, who was arrested in his house ... Read more...

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Rebels tighten grip on Tripoli, capture Gaddafi’s sons


August 22nd, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli/Washington, Aug 22 (IANS) Libyan rebels Monday tightened their grip on Tripoli with the capture of three of Muammar Gaddafi's sons and a hunt was on for the 68-year-old Libyan leader. Rebel ... Read more...

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Refugee who fled Sierra Leone lands role in new ‘Harry Potter’ movie


June 9th, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 9 (ANI): A child refugee who fled war-torn Sierra Leone has landed a role in the new 'Harry Potter' film.Magortu Margai, now 20, will play a Hogwarts pupil.The girl ... Read more...

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Human shields used in Congo fighting: UN


October 30th, 2008 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 30 (DPA) The intensified fighting in North Kivu in Congo involved human shields and could create a "humanitarian crisis of catastrophic dimensions," UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has said.The ... Read more...

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Bangladesh High Court restores independence hero’s honour


July 28th, 2008 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Dhaka, July 28 (DPA) The high court in Bangladesh has upheld the declaration of a public holiday Aug 15 commemorating the killing of former president Sheikh Mujibur Rahman by rebel troops, justice ... Read more...

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East Timor President undergoes surgery, continues to remain in induced coma


February 12th, 2008 - 7:26 pm ICT by admin
Sydney, Feb.12 (ANI): East Timor President and Nobel Peace Prize winner Jose Ramos-Horta will remain in an induced coma until at least Thursday, doctors at a Darwin hospital said on Tuesday evening. They ... Read more...

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