Daily Archives: June 22, 2011

EU immigration chief: North Africa needs more help

BRUSSELS, June 22 (Reuters) – The European Union immigration chief accused EU governments on Wednesday of allowing xenophobic sentiments in Europe to dictate immigration policy and failing to protect refugees from North Africa. On the eve of an EU summit … Continue reading

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Video: New life begins as Misrata crumbles

A new baby is born to a Misrata family just hours before a Gadhafi rocket slams into their home. Ben Wedeman reports.

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NATO counts on Tripoli uprising to break deadlock

ALGIERS, June 21 (Reuters) – NATO is trying to lay the groundwork for an armed uprising inside the Libyan capital to oust Muammar Gaddafi because it has lost hope that rebels elsewhere in the country can advance on Tripoli any … Continue reading

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Libya stalemate will push West to back AU plan, says Chairman

ADDIS ABABA, June 22 (Reuters) – The chairman of the African Union believes the West will inevitably come round to accepting the organisation’s plan for a ceasefire in Libya as NATO’s bombing campaign has failed to dislodge Muammar Gaddafi. Jean … Continue reading

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Video: Commander of Unified Protector visits the operation’s flagship

The Commander of Unified Protector, Lieutenant General Charles Bouchard visits the flagship of the naval operation, the Italian aircraft carrier ITS Garibaldi and witness a boarding demonstration

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Misrata update and comments, June 20

These are the events in Misrata of June 20th, thanks to FunGuerillaz Additional comments by FunGuerillaz: I again don’t publish a map as no important developments have happened or are known to have happened since Friday. In particular, I don’t … Continue reading

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June 22nd Updates

New York: London: Tripoli: 22:09 Reuters The European Union immigration chief accused EU governments of allowing xenophobic sentiments in Europe to dictate immigration policy and failing to protect refugees from North Africa. 22:00 NATO On June 21st, NATO aircraft flew … Continue reading

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