Tue, 24 May, 2016
Abdel Baset al Megrahi — a former Libyan intelligence officer who was the only person ever convicted of the 1988 Lockerbie bombing — died at home in Tripoli yesterday nearly three years after he was released from a Scottish prison to the outrage of the relatives of the attack’s 270 victims.
Mon, 21 May, 2012
THE findings of the Historical Enquiries Team in the North into the murders of three members of the Miami Showband carried out by the UVF in 1975 is a step along the path to justice and closure for those killed and bereaved (Spectre of collusion in Miami Showband killings, December 15).
Fri, 16 Dec, 2011
THE dramatic advance of Libyan rebels over the forces of longtime strongman Muammar Gaddafi offers vindication, at least for now, for President Barack Obama’s decision to refrain from using US troops on Libyan soil and to let Nato take the lead in degrading Gaddafi’s military power.
Wed, 24 Aug, 2011
BRITAIN’S previous government did “all it could” to help Libya win the release of the only man convicted of the Pan Am bombing in Scotland in 1988, though it insisted the decision was made entirely by Scottish officials, Britain’s senior civil servant said yesterday.
Tue, 08 Feb, 2011