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4 hrs ago | Common Dreams

Rendition Victims Urge Obama to Declassify Senate Torture Report

As officials continue to delay the release of the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee's report on post-9/11 CIA interrogation techniques, 10 victims of CIA rendition and torture have signed an open letter to President Obama asking him to declassify the heavily redacted report.

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Related Topix: Dianne Feinstein, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Liberal Political News

8 hrs ago | Common Dreams

Warnings of Civil War, 'Critical Plight of Civilians' in Libya

As instability continues to grip Libya, officials are sounding alarm over the deteriorating situation that could lead towards civil war in the country, where destabilization, critics charge, has deepened since NATO's bombing in 2011.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Libya, Trinity College, Prison, US News, Liberal Political News

8 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Hezbollah: Libya responsible for neglecting Sadr's case

A billboard showing Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri, left, and Shiite cleric Imam Musa Sadr behind a Hezbollah flag on the Zahrani highway, Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2012.

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Related Topix: Africa, Libya, World News

Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Libya's government resigns to allow parliament to form new cabinet

Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thinni and his cabinet resigned on Thursday to pave the way to forming a new government after parliamentary elections in June, a government statement said.

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Related Topix: Africa, Libya, World News

MacLeans

What James Foley meant to a global news team

Why would he do it? Why would he put his life at risk? In this powerful tribute, the correspondent's friends and colleagues explain Aside from being a dedicated correspondent, Jim Foley was a dear friend to the GlobalPost editorial team.

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Related Topix: Journalism

Jurist

UN rights expert concerned over unprecedented Libya fighting

Representative Tarek Mitri cited areas of grave concern within the country, including armed battles, air strikes, and mass movements of citizens to escape the violence.

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Related Topix: US News

Wed Aug 27, 2014

GhanaWeb

Over 40 Ghanaians killed in Libya - Survivor

Patrick Osman, a Ghanaian national who is currently living in Libya reveals to Peacefmonline.com that the situation in the country is worse than images shown on television or reported on the radio by the international media.

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The New Zealand Herald

Libya 'full-blown civil war' warning - UN ambassador

Libya's ambassador to the United Nations warned today of "full-blown civil war" if the chaos and division in the North African country continue.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Libya

In-depth Africa

Truncheon foreign policy rule

In November 2012 Foley was abducted again, this time in Syria, and in another glory-hunting expedition, the audacious journalist had gone to document the anticipated fall of the Assad government.

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Related Topix: Journalism, Prison

Common Dreams

Libya in Chaos: Vijay Prashad on Bloody Legacy of US Intervention

An fighter from the Fajr Libya coalition flashes the V sign for victory at the entrance of Tripoli international airport on Aug. 24, 2014.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Libya, US News, Liberal Political News

Daily Kos

Nsa Built 'Google-like' Engine To Process Billions of Records a Day. Used In Rendition & Torture.

ArsTechnica has a new story up on the NSA documents released in this Intercept article.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Widevine Technologies, Search Engines, Prison

CNN

Khumbulani Malinga dreams of United States of Africa

In 1924 Marcus Mosiah Garvey, Jr a Jamaican Political Leader and Orator wrote a poem titled; Hail United States of Africa: His words captured the hearts of the Fathers of Pan Africanism to give birth to the Pan Africanist Movement which in 1945 held its fifth Pan Africanist Congress in Manchester, United Kingdom which was attended by Patrice ... (more)

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Related Topix: Greater Manchester County, England, World News, United Kingdom, South Africa, Africa, Togo, Guinea, Robert Mugabe

Tue Aug 26, 2014

State Press

History provides a disturbing blueprint for economic flexing

In recent months, the U.S. government has been flexing its economic muscle by imposing sanctions upon Russia and attempting to end the civil war in Ukraine by forcing Russia to relinquish claims to Crimea.

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Related Topix: World News, OPEC (Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries)

News Max

LIGNET's Ruth: Gen. Haftar Wants to Be Our Man in Libya

The Obama administration has no plan or policy for calming a suddenly war-torn Libya, LIGNET intelligence analyst Lisa Ruth told Newsmax TV on Tuesday, but there is one ex-general who's angling to be the country's next secular ruler.

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News24

.com | Libya air strikes show UAE willing to 'go it alone'

UAE air strikes on Libya aim to prevent Islamists from controlling the violence-stricken country and sends a message to Washington that it is capable of protecting its own interests, experts say.

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Related Topix: World News, United Arab Emirates, Middle East, Muslim Brotherhood

Democracy Now

Vijay Prashad: 2011 NATO Bombing of Libya Led to Rise of Militias Now Fighting for Oil-Rich Land

On Monday, the Libyan Parliament that was replaced in an election in June reconvened and chose an Islamist-backed deputy as the new prime minister.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Libya, United Arab Emirates, Middle East, Trinity College, US News, Liberal Political News

IcNetwork

Docklands victims call for UN intervention in Libya

United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki Moon has been urged by the Docklands Victims Association to step in to protect the people of Libya.

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Northwestern University

In Syria, Freelancers Like James Foley Cover a Dangerous War Zone With No Front Lines

"Conflict zones can be covered safely," James Foley told students at Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism in 2011.

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Related Topix: Journalism, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, US National Guard, US Military, Opinion

The Nation

Libya seeks foreign help as rockets fired at airport

For news details visit : http://www.nation.com.pk/international/26-Aug-2014/libya-seeks-foreign-help-as-rockets-fired-at-airport For news details Read on : Libya seeks foreign help as rockets fired at airport CAIRO/BENGHAZI : Libya wants the international community to help protect its oilfields, airports and other state assets as it is too weak to ... (more)

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Libya, OPEC (Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries)

Mon Aug 25, 2014

In-depth Africa

How Long Until Obama is Forced to Bomb Libyaa Again?

While the world's attention is on Syria and Iraq, Tripoli is allegedly under the control of Islamist militias.

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Related Topix: Africa, Libya, World News

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