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UN condemns ‘cluster bomb use’ by Libyan regime

GENEVA — The UN human rights chief on Wednesday slammed the Libyan regime for the alleged use of cluster bombs in Misrata, saying such attacks on densely populated urban areas could be international crimes. In a statement, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay “condemned the reported repeated use…

Kadhafi loyalists vow to snuff out protests

TRIPOLI (AFP) – Moamer Kadhafi’s regime vowed on Friday to snuff out attempts to challenge the Libyan leader, after an opposition “day of anger” became a bloodbath and two policemen were reported hanged by protesters. According to a toll compiled by AFP from different local sources, at least 41 people…

The good, and the annoying, side of cross-promotional synergy

SPOILER ALERT So I’m watching the first episode of the new season of “24″ (hey, somebody has to still care besides the Corner) and I noticed two interesting juxtapositions. First, the story (so far) deals with a civil war in Africa, and has child soldiers as a central theme. After…

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