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  • Unpredictable to the end, Moammar Kadafi ruled Libya for decades

    Unpredictable to the end, Moammar Kadafi ruled Libya for decades
    In the modern pantheon of the world's dictators, Moammar Kadafi stood apart. Far apart. Erratic and mercurial, he fancied himself a political philosopher, practiced an unorthodox and deadly diplomacy, and cut a sometimes cartoonish figure in flowing...
  • Lockerbie bomber dies in Libya

    Lockerbie bomber dies in Libya
    TRIPOLI, Libya — The Libyan intelligence officer convicted in the 1988 bombing of an American airliner over Lockerbie, Scotland, died at home here Sunday nearly three years after passions around the case were reawakened when he was freed on...
  • LIBYA: U.S. officials call for extradition of Lockerbie bomber

     
    Politicians are already demanding Libya's new rulers extradite convicted Lockerbie bomber Abdel Basset Ali Megrahi now that it appears his longtime ally Moammar Kadafi is being ousted. Among those demanding Megrahi's extradition to the U.S. for trial...
  • Lockerbie bomber Megrahi dies in Libya

     
    Abdel Basset Ali Megrahi, convicted in the 1988 bombing of an American airliner over Lockerbie, Scotland, died at home in Tripoli on Sunday nearly three years after passions around the case were reawakened when he was freed on compassionate grounds due to...
  • Primer: The case of the Lockerbie terrorist bomber

    Primer: The case of the Lockerbie terrorist bomber
    The release from prison Thursday of Abdel Basset Ali Megrahi, described as terminally ill with prostate cancer, was the latest development in the case of the 1988 Pan Am bombing over Lockerbie, Scotland, which was seared into American and British...
  • Thanks to Donald Trump, Libya's Kadafi pitches a tent in upstate New York. Neighbors pitch a fit

     
    Libya's Moammar Kadafi likes to sleep in a Bedouin tent. In the past, he has pitched his tent in New York during the U.N. General Assembly. But last month, Kadafi permitted a large welcome home for Abdelbeset Ali Mohmed al......
  • Gulf oil spill: BP Lockerbie conspiracy accusations to be aired

     
    U.S. Senators will examine whether a lucrative oil deal between BP and Libya played a role in the release from a Scottish prison of Abdelbaset al-Megrahi, the convicted bomber of a Pan Am flight that crashed over Lockerbie, Scotland, in......
  • Obama and Cameron appear to agree on everything, down to their neckties

     
    Full text. Barack Obama and David Cameron meet warmly in the Briton's first official White House visit as new prime minister....
  • Social media wrap: Cameron and Bloomberg: British bulldog meets New York hot dog

     
    Mayor of New York introduces British Prime Minister to some street-food, New York style. The two politicians clearly relished their meeting....