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By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 4th, 2012
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by T.Goshu This very brief commentary of mine is just to reflect a few points of view on the question of peaceful or armed struggle asTPLF to take down Ethiopian flag in San Jose methods of achieving a political goal set by opposition force (s) in Ethiopia. In other words, the very challenging questi...
By benim
In East Africa
Sep 26th, 2011
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Nairobi – The African Union peacekeeping mission in Somalia says its investigation has found that four Burundian soldiers were responsible for the killing of a Malaysian journalist in Mogadishu earlier this month. The force said in a statement on Monday that the four peacekeepers involved in th...
By benim
In Conflict/Tragedy
Mar 31st, 2011
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BRUSSELS – The new commander of international military operations in Libya warned Thursday that anyone attacking civilians would be “ill-advised” to continue, and said he would look into a report by a Vatican envoy that air strikes had killed 40 innocent people. As NATO took over command ...
By benim
In Conflict/Tragedy
Mar 31st, 2011
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Moammar Gadhafi’s ground forces recaptured a strategic oil town Wednesday and moved within striking distance of another major eastern city, nearly reversing the gains rebels made since international airstrikes began. Rebels pleaded for more help, while a U.S. official said government forces are...
By benim
In Conflict/Tragedy
Mar 30th, 2011
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US President Barack Obama said he was confident that Libyan leader Moamer Kadhafi would “ultimately” step down and warned he had not ruled out supplying arms to rebels seeking to oust him. Obama said the “noose is tightening” around the Libyan strongman, but noted it did not a...
By benim
In Conflict/Tragedy
Mar 30th, 2011
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Intelligence on the rebels battling Libya’s Muammar Gaddafi has shown “flickers” of al Qaeda or Hezbollah presence, NATO’s operations commander said, but U.S. officials said there were no indications militant groups are playing a significant role in Libya. “We are examin...
By benim
In Conflict/Tragedy
Mar 29th, 2011
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Muammar Gaddafi’s better armed and organized troops reversed the westward charge of rebels and world powers meeting in London piled pressure on the Libyan leader to end his 41-year rule. British Prime Minister David Cameron, opening the London conference, accused Libyan troops of “murdero...
By benim
In Libya
Mar 29th, 2011
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David Cameron will tell world leaders they must put Colonel Gaddafi on trial and back Libyan rebels at a crisis conference in London today. The Prime Minister will reject a plan by Italy and Germany to let the tyrant go into exile and dodge war crimes charges. MI6 officials and the SAS are in close [...
By benim
In Libya
Mar 29th, 2011
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International powers meet in London on Tuesday to map out a post-Kadhafi future for Libya with France and Britain urging the rebels to lead a push for democracy. More than 35 countries, including seven Arab states, gather as rebel gains made in part thanks to Western air strikes have been halted by g...
By benim
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Mar 29th, 2011
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WASHINGTON – Vigorously defending American attacks in Libya, President Barack Obama declared Monday night that the United States intervened to prevent a slaughter of civilians that would have stained the world’s conscience and “been a betrayal of who we are” as Americans. Yet he rul...