Daily Archives: October 28, 2011

Gaddafi remembered at prayers in Mali

[Extracts] Thousands of Muslims in Mali’s capital, Bamako, have held a special prayer service for killed ex-Libyan leader Col Muammar Gaddafi. A huge of portrait Col Gaddafi hung at the entrance of the city’s main mosque, hailing him as a … Continue reading

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Black Libyans and migrant workers face racist attacks in ‘post-Gaddafi’ Libya

TRIPOLI — On the coast outside Tripoli, a squalid refugee camp shelters hundreds of African migrants who found work under Libya’s former regime, but are now jobless, discriminated against and unable to return home. Squatting in the derelict buildings of … Continue reading

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UN votes to end the relentless NATO bombing campaign

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Libya’s former UN ambassador fears for life in jail

A former Libyan PM and Ambassador to the UN now in NTC custody in Tripoli has suffered broken legs and other injuries following what relatives claim was a murder attempt by guards. The news comes just days after some 300 … Continue reading

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Venezuela’s Chavez says he won’t recognize new government in Libya

CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said Wednesday that he won’t recognize Libya’s new government and predicted more war in the country. The Venezuelan leader condemned the killing of Libyan strongman Moammar Gadhafi, whom he had considered a friend. … Continue reading

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Resentment builds in Libya’s devastated Sirte

Thu, Oct 27th By Rania El Gamal SIRTE, Libya, Oct 27 (Reuters) – Residents of Muammar Gaddafi’s home town of Sirte are struggling to come to terms with the destruction and humiliation of their city, a former fishing village which … Continue reading

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