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China announces ambitious military spending plan

China on Saturday revealed that its military spending will rise 12.6 percent in 2011 to 583.6 billion renminbi, or about 88.6 billion dollars.

UN refugee agency ‘very concerned’ civilians being prevented from fleeing Libya

Bangladeshi man stranded at the Egyptian-Libyan border sits in waiting hall after fleeing the violence

Libyan Protesters Hit By Tear Gas In Tripoli


Ban discusses Libya with Obama; urges punishment of those responsible for violence

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (left) and US President Barack Obama in the Oval Office