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Libya’s Moammar Gadhafi killed in hometown battle

Libya’s Moammar Gadhafi killed in hometown battle SIRTE, Libya (AP) – Moammar Gadhafi, who ruled Libya with a dictatorial grip for 42 years until he was ousted by his own people in an uprising that turned into a bloody civil … Continue reading

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NATO strike kills Gadhafi’s son but leader escapes

NATO strike kills Gadhafi’s son but leader escapes TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) – A NATO missile struck a house in Tripoli where Moammar Gadhafi and his wife were staying on Saturday, missing the Libyan leader but killing his youngest son and … Continue reading

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UN approves no-fly zone over Libya

UN approves no-fly zone over Libya UNITED NATIONS (AP) – The U.N. Security Council on Thursday approved a no-fly zone over Libya and authorized “all necessary measures” to protect civilians from attacks by Moammar Gadhafi’s forces. The action came as … Continue reading

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Obama sharpens critique of Libya amid wider unrest

Obama sharpens critique of Libya amid wider unrest WASHINGTON (AP) – The Obama administration on Wednesday sharpened its condemnation of a bloody crackdown on Libyan opposition demonstrators as it broadened its outreach to government officials, dissidents, rights activists and youth … Continue reading

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