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Gaddafi hometown sidelined as Libya set to vote

SIRTE, Libya (Reuters) - Stepping over the charred debris of what had been his home in the shattered town Muammar Gaddafi once favored, Miftah al-Farjani is adamant he will not vote when Libya holds its first election in half a century on Saturday. Full story

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NATO carried airstrike in Sirte

   NATO confirmed Thursday that it had carried out an airstrike on a convoy near Sirte, where Moammar Gadhafi died. NBC’s Jim Miklaszewski reports.

Gadhafi Captured?

   NBC’s Adrienne Mong is live from Sirte reporting on the latest reports on Gadhafi’s capture.

Engel: If true, Gadhafi, like Saddam, returned to hometown

   NBC News’ Richard Engel discusses unconfirmed reports that ousted Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi has been captured.

Gadhafi's 'arrested' son cut his hair to hide

Libya's revolutionary forces have captured Moammar Gadhafi's son Muatassim as he tried to escape the battle-torn city of Sirte, National Transitional Council officials said. Full story

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  Fight for Sirte grinds on

Civilians are caught in the middle of the fierce fight for Sirte, one the last bastions of support for deposed Libyan leader, Moammar Gadhafi. ITN’s Neil Connery reports.

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