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Zuma criticises Gaddafi's killing
Johannesburg, Oct 22 (IANS) South African President Jacob Zuma has criticised the killing of former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi.

Saturday, October 22, 2011 7:03:50 AM

Five jailed by Hague court for helping LTTE
Brussels, Oct 22 (IANS) A court in The Hague Friday sentenced five ethnic Tamils to six years in prison for helping finance the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), EuAsiaNews reported.

Saturday, October 22, 2011 4:32:50 AM

Two journalists dead in Libya accident
Tripoli, Oct 22 (IANS) Two Japanese journalists were killed in a road accident while they were travelling to the coastal town of Sirte in northern Libya, Xinhua reported.

Saturday, October 22, 2011 3:35:03 AM

Pact signed to sponsor 5,000 Indonesian orphans
Abu Dhabi, Oct 21 (IANS/WAM) The UAE Red Crescent Authority (RCA) has signed an agreement with the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) to jointly sponsor 5,000 Indonesian children orphaned by various tsunamis that have hit the island chain.

Friday, October 21, 2011 11:07:26 PM

Gaddafi's son Seif al-Islam held: Report
Cairo, Oct 21 (IANS) Former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's second son Seif al-Islam was captured Friday in Libya's Zeltin city, 160 km east of the Libyan capital, Egypt's Middle East News Agency (MENA) reported.

Friday, October 21, 2011 8:18:33 PM

UAE to host Gulf financial and economic integration forum
Abu Dhabi, Oct 20 (IANS/WAM) The UAE will host Gulf Financial and Economic Integration Forum Sunday to highlight the various opportunities and challenges for creating a strong Gulf Common Market (GCM)

Thursday, October 20, 2011 11:22:06 PM

NTC seeks Gaddafi family's extradition
Tripoli, Oct 20 (IANS) Libya's National Transitional Council Thursday called for the extradition of former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's family from Algeria, Xinhua reported.

Thursday, October 20, 2011 10:38:34 PM

Muammar Gaddafi: A man of eccentricities, enigma
Tripoli, Oct 20 (IANS) Libyan leader Muammar Gaddaffi, who was killed by National Transitional Council fighters in his hometown Sirte Thursday, will be remembered as a 'mercurial and eccentric' man.

Thursday, October 20, 2011 8:31:45 PM

Finally, a hunted Gaddafi bleeds to death
Tripoli, Oct 20 (IANS) Muammar Gaddafi, who ruled Libya with an iron fist for over 40 years, was killed Thursday after being on the run for some two months when he repeatedly vowed to keep fighting until death.

Thursday, October 20, 2011 8:09:14 PM

Gaddafi captured, dies of wounds
Tripoli, Oct 20 (IANS) Muammar Gaddafi, who ruled Libya for 42 years after coming to power in a coup, was killed Thursday by National Transitional Council fighters in his hometown Sirte.

Thursday, October 20, 2011 6:36:20 PM

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