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Libyans rule out Gaddafi autopsy but promise probe

Military commanders in the Libyan city of Misrata said Saturday that no autopsy would be carried out on the body of Moamer Kadhafi despite concerns over how the toppled dictator died. Interim leader Mustafa Abdel Jalil said an investigation was being conducted into the circumstances of Kadhafi’s killing following his…

Chinese police snuff out planned Arab-inspired protests

BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Police dispersed scores of people who gathered in central Beijing on Sunday after calls spread online across China urging pro-democracy gatherings inspired by protest rallies across the Middle East. In the end, the small gatherings in Beijing and Shanghai turned out to be demonstrations of the Chinese…