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Libyan capital prepares to elect local council

The Libyan capital will elect its local council by May 5 in its first poll since the ouster of Moamer Gathafi, the deputy chairman of the Tripoli council announced on Sunday. The Tripoli council will keep its current format and comprise 10 representatives, one from each of the capital's districts, along with a chairman and […]

City hopes to set elections standards in Libya

On the bullet-scarred buildings of Libya's third largest city, new posters have appeared in the last few weeks bearing messages its citizens have never seen before. "Just as you were present on the front line, be there for the election," say some. Banners in the windows of shops below charred walls ask: "If you don't […]