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Libyan Rebels Set Conditions for Cease-Fire

Libya’s rebels will agree to a cease-fire if Moammar Gadhafi pulls his military forces out of cities and allows peaceful protests against his regime, an opposition leader said Friday. You keep talking about human rights, but you keep bombing our Libyan citizens. — Street interview with Gadhafi supporter Rada Abdul Jadil Possibly outside a meeting […]

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Libyan Government Declares Cease Fire on Citizens After UN Authorizes Military Action

Gaddafi had vowed to show “no mercy, no pity” on Thursday, but the city of Misrata was being pounded by Libyan government forces Friday morning. France, a leading advocate of military action, said it was cautious about the ceasefire announcement and that the “threat on the ground has not changed”.

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Clinton Urges Gaddafi to Step Down; No-Fly Zone on the Table

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is imploring the world to hold Moammar Gadhafi’s regime to account for gross atrocities that include reports of executing soldiers for refusing to turn their guns on their fellow citizens. Speaking at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, Switzerland, on Monday, Clinton said Gaddafi must leave power “now, without […]

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Riots in Haiti Against United Nations Peacekeepers As Cholera Climbs Over 1,000

More than 1,000 people have now been killed in the cholera outbreak, which the UN says is now being used for political reasons because of forthcoming elections. Some Haitians are blaming the Nepalese peacekeepers for the deadly cholera virus.

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UN: Bhutto Assassination Was Preventable

A new U.N. report that blames Pakistan’s security establishment for failing to stop the assassination of former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto. A United Nations report has claimed that the Pakistan government failed “to respond to the extraordinary, fresh and urgent security risks that they knew she [Benazir Bhutto] faced.”

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