Scottish prosecutors say they have identified two suspects in the 1988 Lockerbie bombing, and are asking the Libyan government to allow them to be interviewed. That comes just two days after the final episode of Frontline's “My Brother’s Bomber,” which…
By PBS NewsHour
In other news, 2009 became the deadliest year for international troops after four American soldiers died in Afghanistan Tuesday. Also, President Hamid Karzai has 41 percent of the Afghan vote with 10 percent of the ballots tallied.
In other news, Scottish officials defend the country's decision to release the Lockerbie bomber, and two bombs in Iraq killed at least 11 people.
Abdel Basset al-Megrahi, who was convicted of the 1988 Lockerbie airliner bombing, has been released from prison in Scotland and sent home to Libya on compassionate grounds.
By Dave Gustafson
Abdel Baset al-Megrahi, who was serving a life sentence for the 1988 bombing of Pan-Am flight 103, was released by the Scottish government Thursday due to his ailing health and allowed to return to his native Libya.
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