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Millions Vote in Libya’s ‘Extraordinary’ Elections

Posted July 7th, 2012 at 7:20 pm (UTC-5)
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Counting has begun as polls closed across Libya, many Libyans taking to the streets to celebrate even though results may not be announced for days. Voters streamed into polling stations in Tripoli and across Libya Saturday hoping the country’s first multi-party elections in 60 years mark the start of a new era. In some parts […]

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Libya’s ‘Extraordinary’ Elections Draw to Close

Posted July 7th, 2012 at 2:55 pm (UTC-5)
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The polls are closed across much of Libya, many Libyans taking to the streets to celebrate even though results may not be announced for days. Voters streamed into polling stations in Tripoli and across Libya Saturday hoping the country’s first multi-party elections in 60 years mark the start of a new era. In some parts […]

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Voters Optimistic About Libya’s ‘Extraordinary’ Elections

Posted July 7th, 2012 at 1:55 pm (UTC-5)
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Voters streamed into polling stations in Tripoli and across Libya Saturday, hoping the country’s first multi-party elections in 60 years mark the start of a new era. In some parts of the capital crowds began gathering more than an hour before polling places opened, amid scenes of jubilation and celebration seen in many major cities. […]

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Voters Optimistic About Libya’s ‘Extraordinary’ Elections

Posted July 7th, 2012 at 11:00 am (UTC-5)
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Voters streamed into polling stations in Tripoli and across Libya Saturday, hoping the country’s first multi-party elections in 60 years mark the start of a new era. In some parts of the capital crowds began gathering more than an hour before polling places opened, amid scenes of jubilation and celebration seen in many major cities. […]

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Libyans Cast Ballots in Historic Election

Posted July 7th, 2012 at 5:50 am (UTC-5)
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Libyans are going to the polls in the country’s first multi-party elections in 60 years. Voters on Saturday are choosing candidates for a 200-seat National Assembly. The assembly will form a temporary government and draft a constitution, ahead of full parliamentary elections next year. Security forces are on guard near polling centers to prevent any […]

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Libyans Cast Ballots in Historic Election

Posted July 7th, 2012 at 3:10 am (UTC-5)
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Libyans are going to the polls in the country’s first multi-party elections in 60 years. Voters on Saturday are choosing candidates for a 200-seat National Assembly. The assembly will form a temporary government and draft a constitution, ahead of another election set for next year. Security forces are on guard near polling centers to prevent […]

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Libyans Prepare for Historic Election

Posted July 6th, 2012 at 2:30 pm (UTC-5)
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Libyans are preparing to cast ballots in the country’s first multi-party election in 60 years. Saturday’s polling will take place less than a year after long-time leader Moammar Gadhafi died shortly after being captured by Libyan anti-government fighters. Voters will choose candidates for a 200-seat National Assembly. The assembly will form a temporary government and […]

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Libya Frees Four Detained ICC Officials After Court Apology

Posted July 2nd, 2012 at 7:15 pm (UTC-5)
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Libya has freed four officials from the International Criminal Court who were detained for a month for smuggling documents to the jailed son of the late dictator Moammar Gadhafi. ICC President Sang-Hyun Song apologized to Libya Monday, saying the four had no intention of compromising Libyan national security. The four, including Australia’s Melinda Taylor — […]

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Tunisia Extradites Gadhafi’s Last Prime Minister Back to Libya for Trial

Posted June 24th, 2012 at 8:15 pm (UTC-5)
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Tunisia extradited a jailed former Libyan prime minister back to Libya Sunday, setting up a possible showdown among top Tunisian leaders who disagreed on whether to send him back. Tunisian authorities arrested Al-Baghdadi Al-Mahmoudi last year when he fled into Tunisia from Libya. He was Moammar Gadhafi’s last prime minister before the dictator’s government collapsed. […]

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Libya Delays Election Amid Security Concerns

Posted June 11th, 2012 at 4:15 pm (UTC-5)
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Libya has postponed a landmark election until next month, prepare better for the nation’;s first vote since longtime dictator Moammar Gadhafi was de4posed and killed in last year’s armed rebellion. The U.N. mission in Libya praised the decision to delay the national-assembly election from June 19 until July 7, saying this will provide enough time […]

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