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Al-Qaeda-linked militants release journalist captured in Syria

Islamic militants released US journalist Peter Theo Curtis on Sunday, less than a week after grisly footage emerged of the execution of James Foley.

Afghan massacre suspect identified

The US Army has identified the soldier implicated in the massacre of 16 villagers in Afghanistan this week as staff sergeant Robert Bale.

Dead or alive: R9-million bounty on Gaddafi’s head

Libya's rebels are offering a bounty for Muammar Gaddafi, after a former ally said he was probably heading for the border -- in women's clothing.

Gaddafi’s son rallies loyalists for Tripoli fightback

A son of Muammar Gaddafi who rebels said they had captured made a surprise appearance with jubilant supporters in Tripoli overnight.

Gaddafi on the run as rebels fight in Tripoli

Remnants of forces still loyal to Muammar Gaddafi staged a desperate stand in Tripoli on Tuesday as rebels fought their way into the capital.

‘It’s over. Gaddafi’s finished’

Jubilant rebel fighters have swept into the heart of Tripoli as Muammar Gaddafi's forces collapsed and crowds took to the streets.

‘Zero hour’ in Tripoli as rebels rise up

Explosions and gunfire rocked Tripoli through the night as opponents of Muammar Gaddafi rose up in the capital.

Rebels encroach, but Tripoli seems unruffled

Rebels may have fought their way to Zawiyah but for many supporters of Muammar Gaddafi in Tripoli, the battle may as well be a million miles away.

Gaddafi spits defiance, but talks with rebels

Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi urged his people early on Monday to "liberate Libya" from Nato and traitors, a day after rebels captured a key town.

Deadly stand-off between Libyan troops and insurgents

Libyan government forces and rebels have clashed around the western town of Zawiyah as insurgents try to push ever closer to Tripoli.

As accusations fly, Libya’s brutal war grinds on

In Libya's civil war, where conflicting accusations collide, there is little doubt about the conflict's human toll, no matter its nature or numbers.

Blasts rock Tripoli as Nato targets Gaddafi compound

Explosions rocked Tripoli on Sunday and Britain said weeks of Nato bombardment had inflicted extensive damage on Muammar Gaddafi's compound.

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