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  • President Viktor Yanukovych described the events as a coup and insisted he would not step down.
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  • Syrian regime forces fired intense artillery and rocket barrages Wednesday on the eastern suburbs of Damascus amid a fierce government offensive.
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  • It is the first direct confrontation between the countries since the Syrian uprising, sharpening fears that Israel could be drawn into the civil war.
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  • Syria's prime minister defected and fled to neighboring Jordan, a Jordanian official and a rebel spokesman said Monday, evidence that the cracks in President Bashar's Assad's regime have reached the highest echelons of government.
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  • In this citizen journalism image provided by the Local Coordination Committees in Syria and released Friday, Feb. 3, 2012, anti-Syrian regime protesters march in Bensh, Idlib Province, northern Syria.
  • Syrian forces hammered restive neighborhoods in the city of Homs for hours killing more than 200 people, activists said.
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  • Syria's government has withdrawn heavy weapons from inside cities and freed about 3,500 prisoners but security forces continue to kill protesters even with foreign monitors in the country, the Arab League chief said Monday.
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  • The Syrian government released Wednesday 755 prisoners detained over the past nine months in the regime's crackdown on dissent as observers toured a flashpoint city to see whether authorities were complying with an Arab plan to stop the bloodshed that has killed thousands.
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  • When Occupy Wall Street protesters took over downtown Portland, they offered free food, medical care and shelter to anyone.
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  • Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi resigned Saturday after parliament's lower chamber passed European-demanded reforms.
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  • The eccentric leader held the title of being the longest-serving leader in Africa and the Arab world.
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  • An American writer who went missing in Libya for months returned to the United States on Saturday night.
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  • Death of Moammar Gadhafi
  • Libya's transitional leader has ordered an investigation into the death of Moammar Gadhafi after the U.S. and other international powers pressed for the probe.
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  • Libya's transitional leader has declared liberation of the country, three days after the death of its leader of four decades, Moammar Gadhafi.
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  • Death of Moammar Gadhafi
  • Moammar Gadhafi's blood-streaked body has been stashed in a commercial freezer at a shopping center as Libyans try to keep it away from crowds as they figure out where and when to bury the hated leader.
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  • Death of Moammar Gadhafi
  • Moammar Gadhafi, who ruled Libya for 42 years, was killed when revolutionary forces overwhelmed his hometown.
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  • Libyan Prime Minister Mahmoud Jibril says Moammar Gadhafi has been killed.
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  • Moammar Gadhafi
  • A representative of Libya's ethnic Tuareg group says he believes Moammar Gadhafi is hiding in the southwestern desert.
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  • Security officials say clashes between Christian protesters and Egyptian security forces have resumed, with hundreds pelting the police with rocks outside a central Cairo hospital.
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  • Gunmen loyal to Moammar Gadhafi have crossed the Libyan border from Algeria and attacked revolutionary forces.
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  • Libyan fighters have surrounded ousted dictator Moammar Gadhafi, and it is only a matter of time until he is captured or killed, a spokesman for Tripoli's new military council said Wednesday.
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  • Rebel reinforcements arrived outside one of Moammar Gadhafi's last strongholds in Libya on Monday, even as the forces arrayed against the toppled dictator gave the town a chance to surrender and avoid a fight.
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  • Libyas leader Moammar Gadhafi
  • The CIA worked closely with Moammar Gadhafi's intelligence services in the rendition of terror suspects to Libya for interrogation, according to documents seen Saturday by the AP.
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  • Libyas leader Moammar Gadhafi
  • Libyan rebels pledged Tuesday to launch an assault within days on Moammar Gadhafi's hometown, the ousted strongman's last major bastion of support, while a top official said the rebels have a "good idea" where Gadhafi is hiding.
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  • A report from British broadcaster Channel 4 says Libya's foreign minister has declared that Moammar Gadhafi's grip on power is over.
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  • Hundreds of Libyan rebels stormed Moammar Gadhafi's compound Tuesday, charging wildly through the symbolic heart of the crumbling regime as they killed loyalist troops, looted armories and knocked the head off a statue of the besieged dictator. But they found no sign of the man himself.
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  • President Barack Obama said Monday that Libyan strongman Moammar Gadhafi's "rule is over" although elements of his regime continue to resist rebels who have taken control much of the capital.
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  • Syrian tanks pushed toward more towns and villages near the Turkish and Iraqi borders on Tuesday, expanding the crackdown against a 12-week uprising to the north and east as more Syrians flee their homes.
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  • A Jordanian security official says the motorcade of King Abdullah II has been attacked with empty bottles and stones during a visit to a southern town. The king escaped unharmed.
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  • Thousands of elite troops led by President Bashar Assad's brother converged Wednesday on a restive northern area, and neighboring villages called to warn that the convoys of tanks were approaching, a resident and a Syrian activist said.
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  • Something new has appeared at the Libyan front: a semblance of order among rebel forces.
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  • Moammar Gadhafi struck a defiant stance Thursday after two high-profile defections from his regime, saying he's not the one who should go - it's the Western leaders who have decimated his military with airstrikes who should resign immediately.
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  • Libyan Foreign Minister Moussa Koussa arrived in Britain on Wednesday and is resigning from his post, Britain's government said.
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  • Libyan government tanks and rockets have driven back rebels who attempted an assault on Moammar Gadhafi's hometown of Sirte.
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  • U.S. aircraft have fired on a Libyan coast guard vessel, forcing it to limp to shore, after it launched missiles at merchant ships in the port of Misrata, U.S military officials said Tuesday.
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  • President Barack Obama wanted to tell a hesitant America why he launched a military assault in Libya, and he wanted to describe it on his terms - limited, sensible, moral and backed by international partners with the shared goal of protecting Libyans from a ruthless despot.
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  • President Barack Obama declared Monday night the United States intervened in Libya to prevent a slaughter of civilians.
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  • President Barack Obama speaks about Libya at the National Defense University in Washington, Monday, March 28, 2011. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)
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  • A local resident says multiple explosions have been heard from inside a weapons factory that has been overtaken by Islamic militants in a southern Yemen province.
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  • Coalition forces pounded Libyan military targets with 24 more Tomahawk missiles.
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  • There is new video of what appears to be an attack on Libyan civilians.
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  • President Barack Obama
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  • President Barack Obama
  • President Barack Obama demanded Friday that Moammar Gadhafi halt all military attacks against civilians.
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  • The New York Times says four of its journalists who were reported missing while covering the Libya conflict have been found thanks to an ABC News interview.
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  • China's premier on Monday rejected any comparison between his country and the Middle East and North African nations where popular uprisings toppled long-serving autocrats.
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  • Government forces drove hundreds of rebels from a strategic oil port with a withering rain of rockets and tank shells on Thursday, significantly expanding Moammar Gadhafi's control of Libya as Western nations struggled to find a way to stop him.
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  • Moammar Gadhafi
  • A giant yellow fireball shot into the sky, trailed by thick plumes of black smoke Wednesday after fighting between rebels and forces loyal to Moammar Gadhafi set two oil installations ablaze and inflicted yet more damage on Libya's crippled energy industry.
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  • Libyas leader Moammar Gadhafi
  • Repeated airstrikes by Libyan warplanes on Monday illustrated the edge Moammar Gadhafi holds in his fight against rebel forces marching toward the capital: He controls the air. After pleading from the uprising's leaders, Britain and France began drafting a U.N. resolution for a no-fly zone in Libya that could balance the scales.
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