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Although about 20 African countries have recognized the National Transitional Council (NTC), the AU so far has refused to do so and instead has stuck to its “road map” for Libya, which calls for an inclusive government in Tripoli.

What that means exactly is still unclear.


2 men convicted of World Cup bombings

KAMPALA | A Ugandan judge has convicted two suspects over bombings last year that killed 76 people in the East African nation.

Judge Owiny Dollo on Wednesday convicted Edris Nsubuga and Muhamoud Mugisha after they pleaded guilty Tuesday to involvement in the July blasts in Uganda’s capital.

Nsubuga said he detonated one of the bombs with his mobile phone. Mugisha said he helped plan the attack with the al Qaeda-linked Somali militant group that claimed responsibility.


Ambulance crashes into crowd, kills 11

MONROVIA | An official in Liberia says 11 people were killed after an ambulance crashed into a crowd that had been waiting all day to see a visiting presidential candidate.

Regional official Momo Kiadii said Wednesday the ambulance crashed into the crowd late Tuesday in the western town of Vonzula. He said many others were injured.

Presidential candidate Kennedy Sandy was visiting the region on a campaign tour.

From wire dispatches and staff reports


President commits to holding vote on time

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