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Libya promises to break militias as ministry held for second day

TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Libya's government is drawing up plans to disband militias who have plagued the capital since the fall of Muammar Gaddafi, the justice minister said as an armed group occupied the interior ministry for a second day.Full story

Libya assembly votes in first Berber as new chief

TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Libya's national assembly elected a minority Berber as its new president on Tuesday after his predecessor quit following passage of legislation curbing who can hold public office - a move to ban ex-associates of late dictator Muammar Gaddafi. Full story

France investigates Sarkozy campaign funds on alleged Libya link

PARIS (Reuters) - France has opened a judicial investigation into allegations that former President Nicolas Sarkozy's 2007 election bid won illicit funds from late Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, the public prosecutor's office said on Friday. Full story

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