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Libya election: High turnout in historic vote

Libyans have been voting in their first free national election for 60 years.
"I feel free at last. It's a feeling I cannot describe: Like a human being,"
- Asmaddin Arifi

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Libya election: High turnout in historic vote

Source: BBC, Sat July 07, 2012
Libyans have been voting in their first free national election for 60 years.

Italy apologises to Libya for colonial era damage this article opens in a new window

Source: AFP, Sat August 30, 2008
BENGHAZI, Libya (AFP) - Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi on Saturday apologised to Libya for damage inflicted by Italy during the colonial era and signed a five-billion-dollar investment deal by way of compensation.

Skies to be swept for alien life

Source: BBC News, Sat October 13, 2007
Hat Creek, California - The switch has been thrown on a telescope specifically designed to seek out alien life.

Al Gore & IPCC Share Nobel Peace Prize For 2007

Source: Scoop, Sat October 13, 2007
Oslo, Norway - The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided that the Nobel Peace Prize for 2007 is to be shared, in two equal parts, between the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and Albert Arnold (Al) Gore Jr. for their efforts to build up and disseminate greater knowledge about man-made climate change, and to lay the foundations for the measures that are needed to counteract such change.

Libya to protect past treasures with huge eco project

Source: Yahoo! News, Thu September 13, 2007
Cyrene, Libya - In a country that is mostly desert, Libya wants to preserve a rare verdant region with archaeological treasures from the ravages of looting and encroaching urbanisation.

Libya Announces Massive Infrastructure Development Program

Source: Send2press, Wed October 18, 2006
Tripoli, Libya - At a strategic-level workshop in Geneva today organized by the Libya-based advisory firm Phoenicia Group Libya LLC, (, senior Libyan government officials unveiled an ambitious multi-billion dollar infrastructure development plan focused on the renovating and construction of airports, roads, housing, schools, hospitals, and water and sanitation projects nation-wide, as well as the Railway Project.

Libya to buy laptops for all nation’s kids

Source: MSNBC, Wed October 11, 2006
New York - The government of Libya has reached an agreement with an American nonprofit group to provide inexpensive laptop computers for all of the nation's 1.2 million schoolchildren, The New York Times reported Wednesday.

US to renew full ties with Libya

Source: BBC, Tue May 16, 2006
Washington, DC - The US is to renew full diplomatic relations with Libya after deciding to remove it from its list of countries that support terrorism.

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