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Libya ministers resign over militia fighting


Associated Press

CAIRO (AP) -- The official Libyan news agency says six ministers have resigned after accusing the government of taking sides in escalating battles among rival...full story
updated 2014-08-27 08:42 PM
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Libya ministers resign over militia fighting

Associated Press

CAIRO (AP) -- The official Libyan news agency says six ministers have resigned after accusing the government of taking sides in escalating battles among rival....Fullstory

2014-08-27 08:42 PM

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Asian News Digest, AS

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2014-08-27 08:22 PM

China, Vietnam say they'll negotiate sea disputes

Associated Press

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2014-08-27 08:22 PM

UEFA postpones Israel's Euro 2016 home opener

Associated Press

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2014-08-27 08:22 PM

-Europe-News Digest, AP

Associated Press

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2014-08-27 08:01 PM

Australia vs. South Africa Scores

Associated Press

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) -- Australia scored 327-7 in the triangular series one-day international against South Africa at Harare Sports Club on Wednesday. ___ Scores: Australia 327-7 in 50....Fullstory

2014-08-27 08:01 PM

Scottish businesses: no case for independence Scottish businesses: no case for independence

Associated Press

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2014-08-27 07:42 PM

North Korea calls US 'graveyard of human rights'

Associated Press

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2014-08-27 07:22 PM

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Associated Press

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2014-08-27 06:42 PM

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Associated Press

LONDON (AP) -- Neil Warnock has been hired by Crystal Palace for his second spell as the manager of the Premier League club. Palace has been....Fullstory

2014-08-27 08:42 PM

Klitschko-Pulev fight rescheduled for Nov. 15

Associated Press

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2014-08-27 08:22 PM

Australia hits 327-7 against South Africa Australia hits 327-7 against South Africa

Associated Press

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2014-08-27 08:22 PM

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Associated Press

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2014-08-27 08:22 PM

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Germany plans to tighten EU migration rules

Associated Press

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2014-08-27 08:01 PM

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2014-08-27 07:42 PM

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Associated Press

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2014-08-27 07:22 PM

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By ALBERTO SAIZ
Associated Press

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2014-08-27 06:42 PM

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Associated Press

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2014-08-27 06:22 PM

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