Libyan Rebels Change Strategy

0 Tripoli, Sep 14. -Libyan rebels announced on Wednesday a 2-day truce in Bani Walid in an attempt to change the strategy due to the resistance of those loyal to leader Muammar Gaddafi, as new political differences are emerging among their lines.Spokespersons of the National Transitional Council (NTC), the organization that led the armed uprising against the government of Gaddafi,

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Diana Nyad Plans to Swim from Cuba to Florida

1 Havana, Jul 20. -In the coming days, U.S. long distance swimmer Diana Nyad will try to break her own record in an attempt to swim from the shores of Cuba to Florida, the athlete confirmed Wednesday in a post on her website.The athlete said she is waiting for a forecast of several days of calm winds and waters to

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Chinese Submersible Starts Mission in Pacific Ocean

1 Beijing, Jul 2. -The "Jiaolong", China''s manned deep-sea submersible vessel, has been put to sea to attempt a 5,000-meter dive in the Pacific Ocean. During 47 days of exploration, the submersible will undergo several operational tests that include taking photos, shooting video, surveying sea beds and taking samples from the ocean floor, according to Jin Jiancai, deputy director of

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Ecuador Rejects Playing Down the Coup Attempt

1 Quito, Oct 5. – Claims by opposition politicians that the September 30 coup attempt, which killed four people and injured dozens, was a set-up are false, said Ecuadorian Security Minister Miguel Carvajal. The Ministry of the Interior is working jointly with the National Police to investigate the September 30 events and set in motion the administrative processes regardless of

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