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In March, drone from Niger killed Qaeda leader in southern Libya

  American drone strikes are on the rise again, after tapering off somewhat in places like Pakistan. The number of American strikes against Islamist militants last year tripled in Yemen and doubled in Somalia from the figure a year before.  … Continue reading

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U.K. investigates Leinada/ Walid Al-Giahmi in 963 million euros ($1.06 billion) Libyan payment

  The U.K. Serious Fraud Office is seeking documents as part of a “pending” probe into a dispute between Societe Generale SA and the Libyan Investment Authority, days after the bank agreed to pay 963 million euros ($1.06 billion) to … Continue reading

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SNC-Lavalin defends booting Stephane Roy

MONTREAL — SNC-Lavalin says it was justified in firing a former executive last year because it claims he acted illegally to help smuggle the son of Libya dictator Moammar Gadhafi to Mexico. The engineering giant is defending itself against a … Continue reading

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On January 25,an RCMP affidavit unsealed by a Montreal court alleged Riadh Ben Aissa had paid tens of millions in bribes to Saadi Gaddafi for steering major contracts in Libya to Montreal-based SNC-Lavalin, Canada’s biggest engineering and construction company. Police … Continue reading

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Saadi plot in Mexico: $35 M “not related” to Gaddafi construction projects, 100-400K to Vanier?

SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. said it is investigating the incorrect accounting of 35 million Canadian dollars (US$35 million) in payments it made, which the engineering-and-construction conglomerate said will reduce its fourth-quarter earnings. In recent months, the Montreal-based company has been responding … Continue reading

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