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UN Announces 12-Hour Truce in Benghazi

The United Nations said Wednesday that pro-government forces and Islamist militias fighting for control of Libya's key eastern city of Benghazi had agreed to a humanitarian truce. U.N. spokesman Stephane Dujarric said the U.N.-brokered truce started at 7 a.m. local time and would last 12 hours. He said the Libyan Red Crescent planned to evacuate civilians, remove bodies, tend to the wounded and restock food supplies. Hundreds of people have been killed since the launch of a...

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