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  • World Briefs: Militia takes control of Gadhafi stronghold

    Libya's government on Wednesday took control of one of the last strongholds of deposed dictator Moammar Gadhafi's loyalists, the government claimed, after fierce battles that left dozens dead and thousands displaced.

  • **FILE** Libyan militias from towns throughout the country's west parade through Tripoli, Libya, on Feb. 14, 2012. (Associated Press)

    Libyans frustrated one year after revolution

    One year after the start of the revolution that ended Moammar Gadhafi's 42-year rule, Libya's government has no control over militia groups in a country awash with weapons. Human rights groups have accused some militias of torturing detainees, and many Libyans are frustrated with the lack of openness in the transitional government.

  • Associated Press
Libyan rebel fighters cross the front line between their forces and those of Col. Moammar Gadhafi, about 15 miles west from Misrata, Libya, on Thursday. Tripoli has proposed a cease-fire.

    Libya pushes cease-fire plan

    Libya's government pushed a cease-fire proposal Thursday and said for the first time it was prepared to speak with its rebel adversaries, signaling that months of fighting and NATO bombardment may be closer to forcing some concessions.

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