East Libya group declares self-government

Proof of growing pressure for planned new constitution to adopt a federal structure

Tripoli, Libya: The leader of a political group in Libya’s oil-rich Cyrenaica province declared it a self-governing region in a speech on Saturday, evidence of growing pressure for a planned new constitution to adopt a federal structure.

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ICC rejects Libya plea on Gaddafi’s son

Global court finds government is not capable of holding a fair trial for Saif

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Published: 12:41 June 1, 2013

Amsterdam: International Criminal Court (ICC) judges on Friday rejected Libya’s request to annul the international arrest warrant for the son of the late Muammar Gaddafi and let the country’s new government try him in Tripoli.

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