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Time runs out for effective probe of brutal Gaddafi murder – RT

Friday, January 20, 2012 Comments off

“Gaddafi’s children are still waiting for justice”

Libyan families Visit the body of slain Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi inside a storage freezer in Misrata (Reuters / Thaier Al-Sudani) 

While Libya has been quick to shake off 40 years of Colonel Muammar Gaddafi’s legacy, his children are still waiting for justice. The lawyer of the late leader’s daughter has been telling RT why his killing in October still hasn’t been investigated. Read more…

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Intervention tension: UK eyes ‘failed state’ Somalia

Tuesday, December 27, 2011 Comments off

Laaska news  Dec. 27, 2011

With the Libya campaign seen as mission accomplished, Britain reiterates it is eyeing another conflict-torn African country – Somalia. (AFP Photo / Carl de Souza)

With the Libya campaign seen as mission accomplished, Britain reiterates it is eyeing another conflict-torn African country – Somalia. The UK cites threats to its national security, but some analysts say this hides a self-interested strategic agenda. Read more…

In Libya, death and disappearance still stalk the land

Thursday, December 22, 2011 Comments off

Laaska news  Dec. 22, 2011

People are vanishing in broad daylight in Libya, as the country’s new rulers continue to settle accounts with their opponents. Widespread insecurity means the families of the kidnapped can do no more than hope that their loved ones are still alive.
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­Libya’s conflict is over, and the man who stood in the way of Western-style democracy is dead. Yet atrocities against Muammar Gaddafi’s loyalists continue. The images emerging from Libya are disturbing.
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A fighter of Libya’s new regime inspects a body in a field in Sirte on October 22, 2011 (AFP Photo / Philippe Desmazes) Read more…

Libyan in(ter)vention: False facts fatal for Gaddafi

Friday, December 2, 2011 Comments off

Laaska news  Dec. 2, 2011

Libyan men inspect the destroyed shrine of revered cleric Sidi al-Hammali in Sirte’s main cemetery (AFP Photo / Joseph Eid)

Sanctions against Syria and looming prospects of an intervention into the country are drawing ever more parallels with the war in Libya. But as it turned out, the “facts” used to wage a “humanitarian war” on Tripoli, underwent almost no verification. Read more…

Make money, make war: UK profits from Libya mess – RT

Saturday, November 12, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Nov. 12,2011

NATO may have ended its operations in Libya, but the Western presence is far from over, with big companies replacing the warplanes. The countries that bombed the oil-rich state are now getting lucrative contracts to rebuild it. Read more…

Lights. Camera. Faction! NATO’s pressure on war-press – RT

Thursday, October 13, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News Oct. 13,2011

Libyan anti-Kadhafi fighter waves the flag of the rebellion on a desert road some 30 kilometers before the eastern town of Brega (AFP Photo / Aris Messinis)
Massive civilian casualties and failure to finish the job in Libya have turned opposition to NATO’s invasion into open anger at the intervention, and at manipulation of media coverage of the conflict. Read more…

Libya War:Germany comes to NATO party in Libya

Tuesday, July 5, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  July 5,2011

Germany has agreed to supply munitions for the NATO air-strikes in Libya. The move comes despite Berlin not originally backing the operation, and some suggest peer pressure has caused the shift in its position.

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Libya:NATO attacks ordinary Libyans at petrol pump

Tuesday, June 14, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  June 14,2011

As NATO tells the world to prepare for a post-Gaddafi era, coalition bombs continue to blitz the Libyan capital. Gasoline queues snake through Tripoli with fuel in short supply. A scenario made worse with tankers a regular target for air strikes. Read more…

Russia accuses NATO of going beyond UN resolution on Libya -RT

Monday, April 18, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News April 18,2011(RT)

As the operation in Libya closes in on its first month, coalition members are swearing to push further until Colonel Gaddafi goes, despite the UN no-fly zone resolution only allowing NATO involvement to secure humanitarian protection. Read more…

EU may pay high price for shunning Russian oil – RT

Sunday, April 17, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News April 17,2011

The world is paying the price for the unrest in the oil-rich Arab world and is now scrambling for cheaper alternatives to the growing cost of fuel.

Top EU officials are frenetically determined to avoid one of the world’s top gas exporters, Russia, as they Read more…