Thousands rally in Libya against autonomy for east




 
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Thousands rally in Libya against autonomy for east
 
March 10th, 2012  
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Thousands rally in Libya against autonomy for east
TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Thousands of people protested in Libya's two biggest cities on Friday in a show of opposition to moves from some in the oil-producing east to declare autonomy from central rule. A group of civic leaders in the eastern city of Benghazi this week said they would run their own affairs, defying the government in Tripoli which is already struggling to assert its authority after Muammar Gaddafi was ousted last year. ...




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