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2 hrs ago | Northern Territory News

Siege survivor glad to see youth remember

Former Prisoner of War and member of The Rats of Tobruk Syd Kinsman prepares for Anzac Day service at the Alice Springs RSL Club.

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6 hrs ago | Yahoo!

Rat of Tobruk remembers fallen comrades

The 95-year-old Rat of Tobruk says he is overcome with memories of fallen mates as the annual parade reaches Melbourne's Shrine of Remembrance.

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13 hrs ago | GhanaSoccerNet.com

Kotoko slap indefinite ban on striker Yahaya Mohammed

Asante Kotoko have slapped in indefinite suspension of striker Yahaya Mohammed for going AWOL in February, Metro FM has reported.

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16 hrs ago | AlertNet

Libya rebels warn Tripoli oil ports to stay closed unless deal implemented

A rebel group in eastern Libya that controls several oil ports said on Thursday it would not reopen the key Ras Lanuf and Es Sider terminals unless the government implemented its part of a recent deal to end the oil blockade.

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19 hrs ago | Inhabitat

Henning Larsen Wins Bid to Design Central Bank of Libya in Tripoli

International firm Henning Larsen Architects recently won a design competition for the new headquarters of the Central Bank of Libya in Tripoli.

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20 hrs ago | AlertNet

U.S. vows to help Libya tackle "rising violent extremism"

U.S. Deputy Secretary of State William Burns on Thursday promised Libya more U.S. help against extremist violence, saying the country could not achieve political or economic stability without tackling its security challenges.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

KPFA-FM Berkeley

Against the Grain - April 23, 2014 at

Dear CS...if some things weren't funny...Pacifica's incessant cheering of our latest contra war/ Arab sting assassination campaign against socialist Libya, Syria, Ukraine etc... and this choice of guest ...w/ his painting of Gaddafi, of the Colonel who rid the 'shores of Tripoli' of our Marines as the family to be murdered to cleanse the world of ... (more)

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AlertNet

INTERVIEW-Libya expects $8 bln deficit in 2014 after oil shutout

Libya plans deep austerity measures to tackle a budget deficit expected to reach up to 10 billion Libyan dinars this year due to rebel blockades which have strangled oil production, a senior lawmaker told Reuters.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Baked Goods, Life, Food, Bread, Muammar Gaddafi (Gadhafi), OPEC (Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries)

State Department

Press Releases: Deputy Secretary Burns' Travel to Libya

Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns is in Tripoli, Libya to meet with senior Libyan officials, including interim Prime Minister Thanaie and General National Congress First Deputy President Ezzidine Mohammed Al-Awami, and to hear from civil society and political leaders on the full range of issues related to Libya's ongoing transition.

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The Daily Beast

Jihadists Now Run Secret U.S. BaseBy Eli Lake

A camp on the Libyan coastline meant to train terror-hunters has instead become a safe haven for terrorists and al Qaeda.

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Nerve News

Sri Lanka suspends sending workers to Libya

Sri Lanka Wednesday suspended sending its citizens for work to Libya due to the volatile situation in that country.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

American Reporter

On Native GroundIS the 2012 Election the Last Gasp of White Male Privilege?

As a onetime foreign correspondent who wrote from places like Northern Ireland, Iran, Pakistan, India, Vietnam and the Philippines, I see the riots in Cairo, the assassination in Benghazi and the friction in U.S-Israeli relations as part of one picture: a portrait of the Middle Eastern world preparing for war between Iran and Israel.

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The Huffington Post

Jimmy Fallon Learns The Hard Way That You Don't Mess With Hillary Clinton

Episode 0041 -- Pictured: Host Jimmy Fallon on April 21, 2014 -- .. We love Jimmy Fallon oh-so much, but this week he learned that one thing his audience doesn't enjoy are gender-based jokes made at Hillary Clinton's expense.

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AllAfrica.com

Tunisia: Steps to Ensure Repatriation of Tunisian Hostages - PM

Carthage - Caretaker Prime Minister Mehdi Jomaa said that despite the complexity of the situation in Libya, steps are still underway to "ensure the repatriation, safe and sound, of the two Tunisian hostages kidnapped in Tripoli."

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AllAfrica.com

Libya: Libya Jihadists Hold Tunisian Diplomat

An unknown jihadist group in Libya released a video on Monday showing a Tunisian embassy worker pleading for his life.

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Accuracy In Media

Material Support to Terrorism: The Case of Libya

Libya in 2011 marks the place and the time that the United States and the Obama administration formally switched sides in the Global War on Terror .

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Malaysia Chronicle

US, UK under SCRUTINY as MH370 conspiracy theory gains popularity

Diego Garcia, a U.S.-controlled base in the middle of the Indian Ocean, has been the focus of theories that missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH 370 has flown there.

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AlertNet

Libya's constitution-drafting body starts work

A special body to draft a new constitution for Libya convened in the volatile east on Sunday, a milestone in the bumpy transformation of the North African country since the 2011 ouster of Muammar Gaddafi.

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The Daily Star

Libya begins drawing up new constitution

Libyan army soldiers stand guard in a petrol station in the capital Tripoli on December 14, 2013.

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Reuters

Brent dips towards $109 after steep gains, Ukraine supports

Brent futures dropped towards $109 a barrel on Monday as investors took profits after steep gains, but uncertainty surrounding the crisis in Ukraine kept limited the decline.

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