1. UNREST

    Protesters Storm Libyan Assembly

    Image #: 16182563    epa03024070 Libya's Deputy Prime Minister Mustafa Abushagur speaks during a press conference in Tripoli, Libya, 04 December 2011. According top media reports on 02 December, the UN Security Council extended the mandate of its mission in Libya for another three months so it can provide needed assistance to the transitional government in Tripoli. The new mandate will expire on March 16 with the possibility of a renewal based on recommendations to be submitted by UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on the next phase of UN support to Tripoli.  EPA/SABRI ELMHEDWI /LANDOV

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    Dissidents stormed the Libyan General Conference on Thursday, protesting the formation of a new government they say doesn’t represent all Libyans. At least 100 protesters took their grievances over the new cabinet announced by Prime Minister Mustafa Abushagur to the legislative assembly. Abushagur withdrew his proposed government list as a result of the protest, and told the congress he wants to submit new nominations before Sunday.

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