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Gaddafi’s son to stand trial in September


August 24th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Saif al-Islam, the second son of slain Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, will go on trial in September in the Libyan town of Zintan, despite repeated ... Read more...

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Libyan website call for celebrating Gaddafi’s birthday


June 7th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli, June 7 (IANS/AKI) A Libyan website Thursday called for celebrations to mark what would have been the 70th birthday of slain leader Muammar Gaddafi."We offer to organise the leader's ... Read more...

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Russia lifts embargo on arms supplies to Libya


May 8th, 2012 - 4:43 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has lifted an embargo on the arms supplies to Libya, according to an official legal information portal.Dmitry Medvedev, the outgoing president, signed the decree ... Read more...

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Gaddafi’s bloodied shirt, ring up for sale


February 3rd, 2012 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 3 (IANS) Former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's wedding ring and the shirt he wore when he was killed by rebels last October have been put up for ... 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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US lifts most sanctions against Libya


December 17th, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US has lifted most of its sanctions against Libya, imposed earlier in a bid to pressure the Muammar Gaddafi regime give up power."After careful ... 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 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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ICC in possible surrender talks with Gaddafi’s son


October 29th, 2011 - 10:19 pm ICT by BNO News
THE HAGUE, NETHERLANDS (BNO NEWS) -- The International Criminal Court (ICC) has said it is in indirect contact with Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, the son of the former Libyan leader, and is discussing ... Read more...

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NATO not to keep troops around Libya


October 25th, 2011 - 5:39 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, Oct 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) NATO is not planning to leave forces around Libya following the end of its military mission in the country, NATO spokesperson Oana Lungescu has said."A ... Read more...

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Autopsy says that Gadhafi died from shot to the head


October 24th, 2011 - 8:16 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tripoli, Oct 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The mystery surrounding the final moments of former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi was not solved after the autopsy result was announced on Sunday. The country’s top doctors ... Read more...

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Libyan liberation a great victory: NATO chief


October 24th, 2011 - 8:39 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, Oct 24 (IANS) NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen has said the declaration of liberation in Libya marked a "great victory"."This is a great victory for the people of ... Read more...

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Canada welcomes new Libya


October 24th, 2011 - 7:37 am ICT by IANS
Ottawa, Oct 24 (IANS) Canada welcomes the post-Gaddafi era in Libya as well as the transition of the country to a democratic society that respects human rights and the rule ... Read more...

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New rulers declare Libya officially liberated


October 24th, 2011 - 1:53 am ICT by IANS
Benghazi, Oct 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Libya's transitional government Sunday declared national liberation."Declaration of Liberation. Raise your head high. You are a free Libyan," National Transitional Council (NTC) deputy head Abdel ... Read more...

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‘Gaddafi should have been alive for being prosecuted


October 23rd, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 23 (IANS) Libya's acting Prime Minister Mahmoud Jibril wishes Muammar Gaddafi were alive so that he could have prosecuted the dictator for his actions during his 42-year rule. "To ... Read more...

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Gaddafi’s son vows to avenge father’s death


October 23rd, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Oct 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Seif al-Islam, one of the sons of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, has vowed to take revenge for his father's death.Gaddafi was killed Thursday by the ... Read more...

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Libya to form interim government in 8 months


October 22nd, 2011 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Amman, Oct 22 (IANS) The Libyan authorities should be allowed to form an interim government after a national congress is elected within eight months, said a top leader of Libya's ... Read more...

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Russia drafts UN resolution to secure Libyan arms


October 22nd, 2011 - 9:14 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia is planning to introduce a draft UN resolution aimed at securing Libyan weapons stockpiles accumulated during Muammar Gaddafi's rule, said Russia's envoy to the ... Read more...

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Two journalists dead in Libya accident


October 22nd, 2011 - 5:05 am ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Oct 22 (IANS) Two Japanese journalists were killed in a road accident while they were travelling to the coastal town of Sirte in northern Libya, Xinhua reported.Another journalist was ... Read more...

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Moscow questions NATO attack on Gaddafi


October 22nd, 2011 - 1:19 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) NATO actions preceding the death of former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi should be scrutinised for their compliance with international law, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov ... Read more...

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With Gaddafi gone, NATO operations can end: France


October 21st, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Oct 21 (IANS) NATO's military operations in Libya can end, now that Muammar Gaddafi is dead, French Foreign Minister Alain Juppe said Friday."I think the military operation is finished, ... Read more...

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Challenges ahead for Libyans: Experts


October 21st, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 21 (IANS) After the death of Libya's deposed leader Muammar Gaddafi Thursday, the country faces challenges in the days ahead, experts said.Gaddafi, who ruled Libya with an iron ... Read more...

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Gaddafi was alive when captured, shows YouTube video


October 21st, 2011 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 21 (IANS) Muammar Gaddafi was alive when he was captured by the National Transitional Council fighters in his hometown Sirte shows a video on YouTube. The video appears to ... Read more...

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India offers assistance to Libya for political transition


October 20th, 2011 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Reacting to the killing of Libya's long-standing ruler Muammar Gaddafi, India Thursday hoped for return of stability to the North African country and offered assistance ... Read more...

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Libya’s deposed leader Gaddafi captured: A profile


October 20th, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Oct 20 (IANS) Libya's deposed leader Muammar Gaddafi has been captured. Here is a brief profile:Muammar Gaddafi was born to nomadic parents in the desert region of Sirte in ... Read more...

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Libyan leaders find a mass grave having more than 1000 bodies


September 26th, 2011 - 7:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tripoli, Sept 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Libyan transitional leaders say they have found a mass grave containing more than 1,000 bodies. The authorities say they suspect the bodies belong to inmates of ... Read more...

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Libyan rebel government to move to Tripoli next week


September 4th, 2011 - 8:34 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Sep 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Libya's rebel-led National Transitional Council (NTC), based in Benghazi, will move to capital Tripoli next week, NTC chairman Mustafa Abdel Jalil has said."I hope we ... 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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Libya’s Brega town cleared of rebels


March 13th, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli, March 13 (IANS) Pro-Gaddafi forces Sunday managed to clear Libya's eastern town of Brega from the grip of the rebels, Libya's official TV channel citied a military source ... Read more...

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Operation ‘Safe Homecoming’ successfully drawing towards a close: MEA


March 10th, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 10 (ANI): The External Affairs Ministry on Thursday informed that as 'Operation Safe Homecoming' rapidly draws towards a close tonight, some 15,400 of Indian nationals are already home from ... Read more...

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US envoy lauds Indian Govt.’s efforts over evacuation from Libya


March 9th, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 9 (ANI): The United States Ambassador to India, Timothy J. Roemer, lauding the efforts of the Indian Government for the safe return of Indians from strife-torn Libya, on Wednesday ... Read more...

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Evacuation from Libya to be completed by Thursday


March 9th, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 9 (ANI): Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao has said the evacuation of Indians from Tripoli, Benghazi and Sebha will be completed by Thursday." Evacuation of Indians from Tripoli, Benghazi and ... Read more...

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Only 1,700 Indians left in Libya


March 8th, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) India will stick to the March 10 deadline to evacuate all Indians who wish to leave Libya as only about 1,700 of them are left ... Read more...

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Libyan soldiers ‘executed’ for refusing to fire at protesters


March 8th, 2011 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli, March 8 (IANS) A rebel group has claimed that Libyan army officers were killed for refusing to fire at anti-government protesters in a mountainous region west of Tripoli, Al ... Read more...

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