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Man who attacked Canada's parliament had troubled, transient past

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MONTREAL/VANCOUVER - The gunman who killed a soldier in Ottawa and then raced through Canada's parliament before being shot dead was a misfit and perhaps mentally ill, according to police, friends and family, while his troubled and transient past included robbery and drug offences.

Man who attacked Canada's parliament had troubled, transient past

MONTREAL/VANCOUVER - The gunman who killed a soldier in Ottawa and then raced through Canada's parliament before being shot dead was a misfit and perhaps mentally ill, according to police, friends and family, while his troubled and transient past included robbery and drug offenses.

World, Top News, 5:16am IST

In Benghazi, Libya's army liberates a ghost town

BENGHAZI Libya - Sitting in one of the last buildings still intact after months of fighting near Benghazi's airport, Libyan army special forces commander Wanis Bukhamada presides over a world of destruction.

World, 21 Oct 2014

Libya parliament allies with renegade general, struggles to assert authority

BENGHAZI Libya - Libya's beleaguered elected parliament has declared a formal alliance with a renegade former general, as it struggles to assert some authority in a country many fear is sliding into outright civil war.

World, 21 Oct 2014

Libya's parliament allies with renegade general, struggling to assert authority

BENGHAZI Libya - Libya's beleaguered elected parliament has declared a formal alliance with a renegade former general, as it struggles to assert some authority in a country many fear is sliding into outright civil war.

World, 20 Oct 2014

Gaddafi cousin hopes to participate in Libyan peace talks

CAIRO - A cousin and former aide of Muammar Gaddafi said he wants to take part in proposed talks aimed at bringing together Libya's warring parties, in a rare bid by a member of the ex-ruler's inner-circle to regain influence.

World, 20 Oct 2014

Libya's parliament allies with renegade general, struggling to assert authority

BENGHAZI Libya - Libya's beleaguered elected parliament has declared a formal alliance with a renegade former general, as it struggles to assert some authority in a country many fear is sliding into outright civil war.

World, 20 Oct 2014

Two rival Libyan governments claim to control oil policy

CAIRO/BENGHAZI Libya - A self-styled rival government controlling Libya's capital announced its own oil policies this week, drawing a rebuttal from Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thinni who said oil revenues continued to go to the elected government.

World, 17 Oct 2014

Libyan Red Crescent calls for Benghazi ceasefire as fighting rages

BENGHAZI Libya - Libya's Red Crescent called on Thursday for a ceasefire in the eastern city of Benghazi to allow the evacuation of families trapped by street fighting between Islamist militants and pro-government forces supported by local youths.

World, 16 Oct 2014

Libyan army, residents battle Islamist militants in Benghazi

BENGHAZI Libya - Libyan army troops and armed residents clashed with Islamist fighters in the eastern port of Benghazi on Wednesday, killing at least 13 people, a day after a renegade former general who backs the army vowed to retake the city from the militants.

World, 16 Oct 2014