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#Libya

# libya - Thursday 8 December, 2011

British investigators to travel to Libya over Lockerbie and police killing
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# Libya

British investigators to travel to Libya over Lockerbie and police killing

Dec 8th 2011, 2:24 PM 826 Views 3 Comments

Fletcher was fatally wounded by a bullet outside the Libyan embassy in London in 1984, and 270 people were killed in 1988′s Lockerbie bombing.

# libya - Wednesday 7 December, 2011

Gaddafi son and family plotted to escape to Mexico
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# Mexican Escape

Gaddafi son and family plotted to escape to Mexico

Dec 7th 2011, 6:28 PM 2,131 Views 3 Comments

The elaborate plan to bring Saadi Gaddafi to Mexico allegedly involved two Mexicans, a Canadian and a Danish suspect, all of whom have been detained

# libya - Wednesday 30 November, 2011

London School of Economics accepted £1.5m gift from Gaddafi foundation
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# London School Of Economics

London School of Economics accepted £1.5m gift from Gaddafi foundation

Nov 30th 2011, 6:13 PM 2,435 Views 14 Comments

The Woolf inquiry into LSE’s links with Libya has criticised its former director for accepting the gift from the foundation run by Saif al-Islam Gaddafi – who holds an LSE PhD.

# libya - Wednesday 23 November, 2011

# libya - Tuesday 22 November, 2011

ICC wants Hague judges involved in trial of Gaddafi's son
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# Libya

ICC wants Hague judges involved in trial of Gaddafi's son

Nov 22nd 2011, 8:11 PM 1,225 Views 4 Comments

Meanwhile, two Irish-based Libyan have reportedly been included in the new post-Muammar Gaddafi cabinet.

# libya - Sunday 20 November, 2011

Gaddafi's son will be tried in Libya, says interim government
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# Gaddafi

Gaddafi's son will be tried in Libya, says interim government

Nov 20th 2011, 2:10 PM 1,177 Views 3 Comments

The International Criminal Court’s chief prosecutor says he wants to ensure Gaddafi will get a fair trial if tried in Libya.

# libya - Saturday 19 November, 2011

Gaddafi's son Saif al-Islam captured in Libya: report
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# Libya

Gaddafi's son Saif al-Islam captured in Libya: report

Nov 19th 2011, 12:14 PM 1,709 Views 4 Comments

Muammar and Safiya Gaddafi’s eldest son – the last of the ousted leader’s sons to remain unaccounted for – was reportedly found while his aides tried to smuggle him out of Libya.

# libya - Sunday 13 November, 2011

Rival Libyan groups clash outside Tripoli
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# Libya

Rival Libyan groups clash outside Tripoli

Nov 13th 2011, 5:28 PM 328 Views 7 Comments

Four days of fighting has raised new concerns about the National Transitional Council’s ability to restore order after the country’s recent war.

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
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From The Daily Edge
# Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Nov 13th 2011, 11:00 AM 81 Views 0 Comments

The very best of the week’s writing from around the world.

# libya - Thursday 3 November, 2011

Syrian tanks fire on Homs, defy Arab-brokered deal
# Syria
# Syria

Syrian tanks fire on Homs, defy Arab-brokered deal

Nov 3rd 2011, 9:41 PM 201 Views 3 Comments

At least 12 people have been killed in the city of Homs today.

# libya - Wednesday 2 November, 2011

Another surprising fact about Muammar Gaddafi: he had a pen-pal
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From The Daily Edge
# Pen Friend

Another surprising fact about Muammar Gaddafi: he had a pen-pal

Nov 2nd 2011, 4:19 PM 2,021 Views 10 Comments

The former Libyan leader corresponded with a Jewish florist in New York for decades.

# libya - Monday 31 October, 2011

Libya names new prime minister
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# Libya

Libya names new prime minister

Oct 31st 2011, 8:41 PM 199 Views 1 Comment

Meanwhile, NATO’s Secretary General is in Tripoli to mark the military organisation’s withdrawal from the country.

# libya - Friday 28 October, 2011

International Criminal Court dealing 'indirectly' with Gaddafi's son
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# Libya

International Criminal Court dealing 'indirectly' with Gaddafi's son

Oct 28th 2011, 5:28 PM 339 Views 4 Comments

The chief prosecutor at the International Criminal Court has said he is in indirect negotiations with Saif al-Islam Gaddafi.

# libya - Thursday 27 October, 2011

UN mandate on Libya to cease next week
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# Libya

UN mandate on Libya to cease next week

Oct 27th 2011, 4:06 PM 106 Views 0 Comments

The United Nations has voted to lift the no-fly zone over Libya on October 31, as well as end its authorisation of military action to protect civilians.

# libya - Tuesday 25 October, 2011

Huh? Was Muammar Gaddafi a secret Liverpool fan?
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From The42
# True Red?

Huh? Was Muammar Gaddafi a secret Liverpool fan?

Oct 25th 2011, 11:47 AM 8,053 Views 15 Comments

Evidence recovered from the villa where the Libyan dictator spent his final weeks hints at a link to the Anfield club.

Libya: official says Gaddafi was buried at dawn
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# Gaddafi

Libya: official says Gaddafi was buried at dawn

Oct 25th 2011, 10:58 AM 443 Views 2 Comments

He was buried with his son Muatassim and a top aide in a secret location, with a few relatives and officials in attendance.

# libya - Monday 24 October, 2011

Libyan leader orders investigation of Gaddafi death
# Gaddafi
# Gaddafi

Libyan leader orders investigation of Gaddafi death

Oct 24th 2011, 7:31 PM 360 Views 17 Comments

The US, Britain and international rights groups have been calling for an investigation into whether Libya’s former rebels killed a wounded Gaddafi after pulling him out of a drainage pipe in his hometown of Sirte.

Plans for Sharia-based law in Libya unveiled
# Libya
# Libya

Plans for Sharia-based law in Libya unveiled

Oct 24th 2011, 12:14 PM 1,222 Views 60 Comments

Libya’s interim rulers have begun laying out their plans for their two-year transition to democracy – and said that Islamic Sharia law would be the “basic source” of legislation.

# libya - Sunday 23 October, 2011

The Daily Fix: Sunday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Sunday

Oct 23rd 2011, 8:23 PM 1,268 Views 4 Comments

In tonight’s Fix: Dozens killed in Turkish earthquake, more campaigning in the Áras race, and ten ways in which the future has already arrived…

NTC declares to the world that Libya is liberated
# Libya
# Libya

NTC declares to the world that Libya is liberated

Oct 23rd 2011, 5:00 PM 1,363 Views 15 Comments

A historic day for Libya…the formal declaration has been made in Benghazi in front of tens of thousands of people today.

Autopsy reveals Gaddafi died by gunshot to head
# Libya
# Libya

Autopsy reveals Gaddafi died by gunshot to head

Oct 23rd 2011, 1:20 PM 699 Views 23 Comments

Meanwhile, it is being reported that the former dictator’s body will be handed back to his extended family following a deal with Libya’s interim government.

# libya - Saturday 22 October, 2011

$200bn Gaddafi may have been the world's richest man
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# Libya

$200bn Gaddafi may have been the world's richest man

Oct 22nd 2011, 3:43 PM 4,247 Views 33 Comments

Muammar Gaddafi controlled bank accounts, corporate investments and property which easily outstripped those of anyone else.

Libya's liberation to be declared on Sunday
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# Libya

Libya's liberation to be declared on Sunday

Oct 22nd 2011, 11:42 AM 223 Views 7 Comments

Meanwhile, Prime Minister Mahmoud Jibril has said that elections will be held within eight months.

Nato says Libya operations almost finished
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# NATO

Nato says Libya operations almost finished

Oct 22nd 2011, 8:08 AM 125 Views 7 Comments

A meeting to be held next week to decide on the exact date to cease the operation fully.

# libya - Friday 21 October, 2011

The Daily Fix: Friday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Friday

Oct 21st 2011, 7:50 PM 1,249 Views 0 Comments

In tonight’s Fix: TheJournal.ie meets the presidential candidates; the latest from Libya; and why you should be VERY careful while shopping for wine.

Gaddafi's body being kept in shopping centre freezer
# Libya
# Libya

Gaddafi's body being kept in shopping centre freezer

Oct 21st 2011, 5:28 PM 3,094 Views 39 Comments

The dictator’s remains have reportedly been hidden there to keep them safe from angry crowds. (Warning: extremely graphic image).

How and why did the west change its view of Gaddafi?
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# Gaddafi

How and why did the west change its view of Gaddafi?

Oct 21st 2011, 12:04 PM 4,006 Views 22 Comments

Regarded as an ally post 9/11, the western world’s view of Gaddafi changed drastically in a matter of months. Here’s what world leaders were saying about the Colonel then and what they say now.

Poll: Should Gaddafi corpse photos have made the front page?
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# Your Say

Poll: Should Gaddafi corpse photos have made the front page?

Oct 21st 2011, 10:53 AM 5,883 Views 127 Comments

Most newspapers – international and Irish – have opted to put graphic photos of a dying or dead Gaddafi on their cover this morning. How do you feel about seeing them there?

Watch: new video and details of moments after Gaddafi's capture emerge
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# Gaddafi

Watch: new video and details of moments after Gaddafi's capture emerge

Oct 21st 2011, 8:22 AM 5,336 Views 38 Comments

Accounts differ on just how exactly Gaddafi died.

# libya - Thursday 20 October, 2011

In pictures: Libyans in Ireland celebrate the death of Gaddafi
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# Libyans In Ireland

In pictures: Libyans in Ireland celebrate the death of Gaddafi

Oct 20th 2011, 9:58 PM 1,325 Views 24 Comments

O’Connell Street has been the scene of celebration for Libyans living in Ireland tonight.

Gaddafi son dead along with other loyalists as details of Sirte battle emerge
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# Gaddafi

Gaddafi son dead along with other loyalists as details of Sirte battle emerge

Oct 20th 2011, 9:40 PM 3,089 Views 13 Comments

Mutassim Gaddafi is reported to have been killed in Sirte today. The fate of other regime loyalists is unclear but some have also died.

The Daily Fix: Thursday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Thursday

Oct 20th 2011, 7:59 PM 1,792 Views 5 Comments

In tonight’s Fix: Muammar Gaddafi is dead; the Race for the Áras continues apace with less than a week to polling day, and how one Tullamore pub is celebrating the death of a despot…

In pictures: Libya announces that Gaddafi is dead
# Gaddafi
# Gaddafi

In pictures: Libya announces that Gaddafi is dead

Oct 20th 2011, 7:00 PM 1,380 Views 2 Comments

Celebrations have been seen on the streets of Libya as the interim government confirms that Colonel Muammar Gaddafi has been killed.

"Wow...huh...": how the world reacted to Gaddafi's death
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# Gaddafi

"Wow...huh...": how the world reacted to Gaddafi's death

Oct 20th 2011, 5:39 PM 2,189 Views 16 Comments

Hillary Clinton, Ban Ki Moon and Eamon Gilmore have been among those reacting to the death of Muammar Gaddafi in Sirte today.

Libya – ‘We announce to the world that Muammar Gaddafi has been killed’
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# Gaddafi

Libya – ‘We announce to the world that Muammar Gaddafi has been killed’

Oct 20th 2011, 5:17 PM 7,852 Views 63 Comments

A video has emerged which claims to show Gaddafi’s corpse (not main picture here) as National Transitional Council in Libya confirms the ousted leader was captured and died of his wounds.