August 15, 2022

Libyan conflict causes oil price hike

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PARIS (AP) — Confusion over the extent of the rebels’ hold on the Libyan capital and a rally in stock markets drove oil prices higher Tuesday, a day after they fell in anticipation of the end of strongman Moammar Gadhafi’s regime. On Monday, Libyans celebrated the news that insurgents had reached Tripoli, but late in […]

Name change for Libyan square on Google Maps

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google Inc.’s online mapping service has changed the name of a Libyan location to what it was called before Moammar Gadhafi rose to power four decades ago. The change came late Sunday, just hours after rebel forces pushed into Tripoli with little resistance. “Green Square” is now “Martyrs’ Square” on the […]