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Archive for April 18th, 2013

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April 2013  FIFA, the International Federation of Football Association, decided yesterday, Tuesday, to lift a ban which has prevented Libya hosting football matches for the last two and a half years. “FIFA has emailed us, and confirmed that the ban has been lifted,” Anwar Al-Tashani, the president of the Libyan football federation, told the Libya Heraldyesterday. The move follows the lifting,  [ Read More ]

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April 2013 A new Vatican Ambassador to Libya has been appointed by Pope Francis, the head of the Roman Catholic Church. He has named Archbishop Aldo Cavalli as Apostolic Nuncio (Vatican Ambassador). He replaces Archbishop Tommaso Caputo who left last November. Archbishop Cavalli, born in 1946 in Maggianico di Lecco, north of Milan, was previously Apostolic Nuncio to Colombia. The new Vatican Ambassador  [ Read More ]

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Thursday 18th April 2013  Judokas in particular, and sportsmen in general in Libya should be proud of their achievement at the recent Arab Judo Championships held in the Jordanian capital, Amman when they managed to win nine medals, including three gold in the two categories, for Seniors and Juniors. Libya had to pit their strength against judokas from 12 participating  [ Read More ]

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April 2013  The Libyan government agreed on Monday that 18,000 former revolutionaries who have university degrees should be sent to universities abroad to gain masters and doctoral degrees. According to Prime Ministry’s website, the revolutionaries – who are under the auspices of the Warriors Affairs Commission – will be sent in staggered groups. The first 5,000 will go this year. A second  [ Read More ]

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April 2013  The new law criminalizing torture, abduction and arbitrary arrests passed by the General National Congress last week is an important step in ensuring human rights, the Justice Minister, Saleh Marghani, has said. The existence of armed militias is one of the biggest problem facing Libya, he noted, and the biggest challance in stabilising the country. Libya had to  [ Read More ]