Libya: Street Combats in Sirte; Rebels, NATO Condemned

2 Tripoli, Oct 6. -Violent combats between those loyal to leader Muammar Gaddafi and the rebels, who were blamed for causing several deaths and damages in the last weeks, worsened the situation in Sirte on Thursday.Arab press and television noted that despite inability of the National Transitional Council (NTC) forces to take over the city, "fierce combats" have been registered

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Hugo Chavez Demands End of Military

4 Caracas, Nov 22. -Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez on Sunday demanded the withdrawal of foreign soldiers from Haiti, where a cholera epidemic has worsened the humanitarian crisis. "How long would the military occupation continue in Haiti behind the shield of the UN? With what moral authority can the Haitian people be asked to cease their protests against foreign troops? Haiti

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