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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

    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...
  • 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...
  • Convicted Lockerbie Bomber Megrahi Dies in Libya

    Convicted Lockerbie Bomber Megrahi Dies in Libya
    Abdelbeset Ali Mohmed al Megrahi, the only person convicted in connection with the Lockerbie airline bombing that killed 270 people, died Sunday, the Libyan government and family members said. He was 60. The former intelligence officer, who had...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Schumer: US Should Investigate BP-Libya Deal

    Schumer: US Should Investigate BP-Libya Deal
    Sen. Charles Schumer says the U.S. Justice Department should investigate whether the embattled oil company BP engaged in an illegal deal to secure the release of Lockerbie bomber Abdel Baset al-Megrahi in exchange for access to Libyan oil fields. Schumer...
  • Families Of Pan Am 103 Victims Gratified By Gadhafi's Downfall

    Families Of Pan Am 103 Victims Gratified By Gadhafi's Downfall
    Families of loved ones lost on Pan Am 103, ordered blown from the skies by Moammar Gadhafi in 1988, are gratified over the downfall of the Libyan dictator. Bert Ammerman, whose 36 year old brother Tom, was among the 270 people killed when the jumbo jet...
  • No Justice For Families

    No Justice For Families
    When Abdelbaset al-Megrahi was set free two years ago, it was one of the greatest injustices of our time. The terrorist, better known as the Lockerbie Bomber, was allegedly dying of cancer and had less than one year to live so the British Government...