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  • Briefly: Gadhafi funding claim weighs on campaign

    President Nicolas Sarkozy on Sunday fiercely rejected reports that he was offered campaign funding from the late Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi, as new challenges piled up for Mr. Sarkozy a week before France's presidential runoff.


  • ** FILE ** Anti-government protesters wave Bahraini flags Nov. 25, 2011, during a rally and march that drew tens of thousands to Maqsha, Bahrain, just outside the capital of Manama. Participants in the rally, organized by several opposition societies, waved Bahraini flags along with those of Arab spring countries Syria, Yemen, Jordan, Tunisia and Egypt, while calling for the fall of the Bahraini government, freedom for prisoners and democracy in the Gulf island kingdom. (Associated Press)

    Arab Spring nations in turmoil once again

    What happened to the Arab Spring? The uprisings that swept dictators and autocratic regimes from power last year were supposed to have ushered in a new season of democracy. From Tunisia to Yemen, however, things have gone wrong.


  • International court tells Libya to hand over Gadhafi's son

    The International Criminal Court told Libyan authorities Wednesday to surrender former dictator Moammar Gadhafi's son - wanted by the permanent tribunal for crimes against humanity.


  • Civilians walk past tires set afire in support of mutinying soldiers in Bamako, Mali, on Wednesday, March 21, 2012. (AP Photo/Harouna Traore)

    Soldiers loot Mali presidential palace after ousting leader

    Soldiers looted the presidential palace Thursday of one of the few established democracies in this corner of Africa, hours after ousting Mali's president just one month before he was due to step down at the end of his legal term.


  • A Libyan man holds a photo of Col. Moammar Gadhafi, manipulated to show the leader dressed as a woman, in Tripoli, Libya, on Oct. 20, 2011. Libya's information minister said Gadhafi was killed earlier that day when revolutionary forces overwhelmed his hometown of Sirte. (Associated Press)

    Benghazi: Much still to do in Libya one year after Gadhafi's fall

    On the eve of the one-year anniversary of the Feb. 17 revolution, residents here say that while they are thrilled their former dictator is gone, there hasn't been enough of an effort to purge his supporters from the leadership.


  • Treasury imposes sanctions on supporter of Gadhafi's son

    The Treasury Department on Tuesday imposed sanctions on a key supporter of one of the sons of the late Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi.


  • World Briefs

    Representatives of about 100 militias from western Libya said Monday they had formed a new federation to prevent infighting and allow them to press the country's new government for further reform.


  • ** FILE ** Holding a poster of their leader, supporters of Moammar Gadhafi chant slogans following a NATO airstrike in Tripoli, Libya, early Saturday, April 23, 2011. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic)

    Gadhafi allies in Libya subject to torture by militias

    Revolutionary militias in Libya are torturing suspected Gadhafi supporters and other detainees in centers across the country with impunity, a top U.N. official and human rights groups say.


  • World Scene

    The Libyan defense minister held talks Wednesday with tribal leaders in a town overrun by locals loyal to former leader Moammar Gadhafi, an official said.


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