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  • October 21, 2011  

    Libya’s National Transitional Council is expected to officially announce the nation’s liberation this weekend. The country is also expected to soon form a new interim government. Jeffrey Brown discusses the next steps on the road to democracy with Libyan Ambassador Ali Suleiman Aujali. Continue reading

  • October 21, 2011  

    In other news Friday, Syrian demonstrators filled the streets of Homs and other areas after Friday prayers, but at least 24 people were killed when government forces opened fire on the rallies. Also, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton delivered another blunt warning to Pakistan to step up its anti-terror efforts. Continue reading

  • October 21, 2011  

    Islamic tradition dictates a person should be buried within 24 hours of death, but burial for former Libyan strongman Moammar Gadhafi was delayed amid questions surrounding the sequence of events that lead to his death on Thursday. Bill Neely and Lindsey Hilsum of International Television News report from Libya. Continue reading

  • October 20, 2011    

    Thursday’s death of ousted Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi concluded a bloody nine-month uprising and set off wild celebrations across the North African nation that the erratic dictator ruled with an iron fist for more than four decades. From the early … Continue reading

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    Thursday’s death of ousted Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi concluded a bloody nine-month uprising and set off wild celebrations across the North African nation. Here are a few of the best images in photo journalism to emerge from Libya’s revolution. Continue reading

  • October 20, 2011    

    When former Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko was sentenced to seven years in jail for actions she took while in office, there were no demonstrations in the streets but a sense of concern in some quarters about the direction of the country. Continue reading

  • October 20, 2011    

    Warning: This post contains graphic imagery. 6 p.m. ET | Interim Libyan government officials said Gadhafi’s son and former national security adviser Muatassim was killed in Sirte, and another son, Seif al-Islam, was wounded and in a hospital. 5:22 p.m. … Continue reading

  • October 20, 2011    

    After a months-long rebellion and incessant pursuit, Libya’s leader of 42 years, Moammar Gadhafi, was killed in his hometown of Sirte on Thursday. Gadhafi, known for his outlandish habits, was able to catapult the country out of diplomatic isolation, but internal discontent ultimately led to his downfall. View a timeline of his life. Continue reading

  • October 20, 2011  

    Deposed Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi was killed Thursday after a battle in his hometown of Sirte, the last major bastion of loyalists’ resistance amid the country’s revolution. Alex Thomson of Independent Television News reports from Libya about the dictator’s last day alive. Continue reading

  • October 20, 2011  

    The mood in Tripoli Thursday night was joyful with people honking horns and shooting off celebratory gunfire after the death of Moammar Gadhafi and the fall of the loyalist stronghold of Sirte, according to Independent Television News’ Lindsey Hilsum. Jeffrey Brown discusses the future of the new Libya with Hilsum. Continue reading