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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 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 Conflict/Tragedy
Mar 28th, 2011
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Rabat – Libya’s Foreign Ministry declared a ceasefire in Misrata on Monday, the Libyan news agency said, referring to the western town where rebels earlier said government forces gained control of part of the city. “The Foreign Ministry… announces that anti-terrorism units hav...
By benim
In Conflict/Tragedy
Mar 28th, 2011
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London – British jets bombed ammunition bunkers in southern Libya early on Monday after weekend strikes took out a score of tanks and armoured vehicles near the towns of Ajdabiya and Misrata, officials said. Tornado GR4s flying from Britain and refuelled in mid-air conducted strike missions aga...
By benim
In Asia
Mar 21st, 2011
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Fukushima – The toll of Japan’s triple disaster came into clearer focus on Monday after police estimates showed more than 18 000 people died, the World Bank said rebuilding may cost $235bn and more cases of radiation-tainted vegetables and tap water turned up. Japanese officials reported ...
By benim
In Daylight Africa
Mar 20th, 2011
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According to a report from four-hour meeting in the Mauritanian capital, the African Union’s panel on Libya Sunday called for an “immediate stop” to all attacks after the United States, France and Britain launched military action against Moamer Kadhafi’s forces. AU is just a t...
By benim
In Conflict/Tragedy
Mar 20th, 2011
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The U.S. and European nations targeted Moammar Gadhafi’s forces with airstrikes and dozens of cruise missiles, shaking the Libyan capital with explosions and the sound of gunfire early Sunday. The Libyan leader vowed a long war “with unlimited patience and deep faith.” State televis...
By benim
In Conflict/Tragedy
Mar 19th, 2011
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Paris – US, European and Arab leaders on Saturday held a Libya crisis summit with the threat of military strikes against Muammar Gaddafi’s forces growing ever more intense. A French envoy said strikes against the Libyan leader could start within hours of the summit. The United States has ...
By benim
In Libya
Mar 19th, 2011
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Libyan forces loyal to Muammar Gaddafi fired artillery shells into the rebel-held city of Misrata early on Saturday and water supplies were still cut off, a resident said. “They (Gaddafi’s forces) bombed the town with four or five artillery shells in the early hours today. The situation i...
By benim
In Article
Mar 17th, 2011
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AJDABIYA, Libya – Libyan rebels battled to hold a strategic eastern city against a punishing offensive by forces loyal to Moammar Gadhafi, voicing anger and frustration at the West for not coming to their aid. At the same time, government troops heavily shelled the last main rebel bastion near ...