Relief expressed Sunday at the death of Pan Am 103 bomber Abdelbeset Ali Mohmed al Megrahi by relatives of some of his 270 victims was tempered by still-smoldering anger at his release from prison more than two years ago.
Britain's Foreign Office is hopeful that Libya's new leaders will permit visits from police investigating the 1988 Lockerbie bombing and the 1984 slaying of a British police officer, shot dead outside the Libyan Embassy in London.
Graphic photos of the violent death of former Libyan strongman Moammar Gadhafi dominate most front pages of Europe's newspapers on Friday, amid a sense of relief that an end to the conflict in the North African country is in sight.
Libyan students studying in London gather in front of the Libyan embassy and celebrate Gadhafi's death.
Brian Flynn, brother of a victim aboard downed Pan Am Flight 103, said Thursday that the killing of former Libyan strongman Moammar Gadhafi is a moment of justice.
CNN's Max Foster looks at whether Gadhafi's death will mean the truth will come out about Lockerbie.
The truth about the bombing of a PanAm airliner over Lockerbie, Scotland, in 1988 will come out "one day, and hopefully in the near future," the only man convicted the bombing told Reuters in an interview aired Monday.
Libya is willing to work with British police to investigate other suspects in the 1988 Lockerbie bombing, its justice minister said Wednesday.
The case of Lockerbie bomber Abdelbesset al Megrahi is "closed," Libya's transitional justice minister told reporters.
The entire population of a Libyan town has fled, fearing punishment for backing Gadhafi. CNN's Phil Black reports.
Even as Libyan rebels struggle to gain control of the country, some U.S. lawmakers are demanding the United States punish the rebel leadership unless they turn over the Lockerbie bomber.
CNN's Nic Robertson tracks down the convicted Lockerbie bombing mastermind and finds him near death.
The United States is looking to Libya's rebel movement to decide whether Lockerbie bomber Abdelbeset Ali Mohmed al Megrahi needs to return behind bars, the State Department said Monday.
Lockerbie bomber Abdel Basset al-Megrahi is comatose, near death and likely to take secrets of the attack on Pan Am Flight 103 to his grave.
Nothing could have prepared me for what I'm about to see.
Families of victims of 1988's Pan Am crash call on the U.S. government to oust and then prosecute Moammar Gadhafi.
Politicians on both sides of the Atlantic are demanding that Libya's new rulers extradite convicted Lockerbie bomber Abdel Basset al-Megrahi.
As we watch what could well be the fall of one of history's most murderous dictators, Moammar Gadhafi, unfolding, I am overwhelmed by a range of emotions. Like many of us, I feel like a sports fan cheering the rebels to victory. But I also feel a deep, visceral, personal (and morally suspect, I must admit) sense of revenge and schadenfreude.
A lawyer who helped negotiate the release of the only man convicted for the Lockerbie bombing said Thursday he was disgusted by the way Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi used it to win political advantage.
Top Libyan defector Moussa Koussa looks set to be quizzed over the 1988 bombing of a Pan Am airliner over Lockerbie in Scotland, prosecutors said Tuesday.
British officials look to question Libya's former foreign minister. CNN's Phil Black reports.
Horrible images of the slaughter happening in Libya have flooded our news, and I have received calls and e-mails asking me if I'm happy to see the murderous regime of the man who killed my brother nearing its end.
The Swedish tabloid Expressen reported Wednesday that Libya's former justice minister has accused Moammar Gadhafi of ordering the 1988 bombing of a jet over Lockerbie, Scotland, that killed 270 people.
The previous British government never exerted any pressure on Scottish officials to release convicted Lockerbie bomber Abdelbeset Ali Mohmed al Megrahi, according to the newly released conclusion of an internal document review ordered by Prime Minister David Cameron.
On Dec. 21, 1988, Pan Am Flight 103 exploded over Lockerbie, Scotland, killing 259 people on board and 11 on the ground.
British government ministers secretly advised Libya on how to get convicted Lockerbie bomber Abdelbeset Ali Mohmed al Megrahi released from a life sentence in a Scottish prison, American documents published by WikiLeaks allege.
With 3 months to live, Lockerbie bomber was released from Scottish prison. He's alive a year later. Phil Black reports.
Leaked U.S. diplomatic cables showed growing anxiety in the British government over threats from the Libyan leader, Moammar Gadhafi, should the convicted Lockerbie bomber Abdelbeset al-Megrahi die in a Scottish prison.
From Nov. 26-28, 2008, Islamic terrorists from Pakistan carried out more than 10 attacks killing more than 160 people.
Congress wants to know why the Lockerbie bomber is still alive 13 months after being released with three months to live.
Lockerbie bomber Abdelbeset al-Megrahi is "a very sick man," but there is no way to tell how long he will live, according to the father of one of the people who died in the 1988 bombing of Pan Am Flight 103.
Two U.S. senators from New Jersey intensified their calls for the British and Scottish governments -- and oil giant BP -- to provide information surrounding the circumstances of the convicted Lockerbie bomber's release a year ago.
Phil Black charts the story of the Lockerbie bombing from the crash of the flight to the release of the convicted bomber.
Doctors for convicted Lockerbie bomber Abdelbaset Ali Mohmed al Megrahi had no role in the decision to release him last year on compassionate grounds because of prostate cancer, according to information from Scotland authorities Tuesday.
Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond says he is concerned that a U.S. senator is trying to create a link between oil giant BP and the release of the convicted Lockerbie bomber.
Two U.S. senators have requested more information from the British and Scottish governments regarding the release of a Libyan man convicted in the 1988 bombing of Pam Am Flight 103, which killed 270 people.
The Scottish government was "never, at any point" lobbied by oil giant BP to release convicted Lockerbie bomber Abdelbaset Ali Mohmed al Megrahi, according to a letter sent late Wednesday by Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond to Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman John Kerry.
The Senate Foreign Relations Committee has invited BP Chief Executive Tony Hayward to answer questions next week about BP and the release of the convicted Lockerbie bomber, a congressional source told CNN Wednesday.
U.S. President Barack Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron on Tuesday blasted Scottish authorities' decision to release the convicted Lockerbie bomber last year and agreed on the need to push for a more transparent disclosure of the circumstances surrounding Abdelbaset Ali Mohmed al Megrahi's release.
British Prime Minister David Cameron has offered to meet with four U.S. senators Tuesday to discuss the 2009 release of a Libyan man convicted of playing a role in the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland.
Four U.S. senators have requested a formal meeting with British Prime Minister David Cameron during his visit to the United States this week to discuss the 2009 release of a Libyan man convicted of playing a role in the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland.
A top Libyan oil official on Friday denied allegations of an agreement to free the Lockerbie bomber in exchange for bolstered BP commercial interests in the country.
CNN's Richard Quest asks the Libyan oil minister about claims a deal was made linking BP and the Lockerbie bomber.
The British government called the freeing of the Lockerbie bomber a "mistake" Friday amid renewed questions over his release.
The Senate Foreign Relations Committee will hold a July 29 hearing on last year's release by Scottish authorities of the Libyan man convicted in the 1988 bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland.
Scottish prosecutors are conducting a further review of the evidence related to the Lockerbie bombing, prosecutors have told families of victims from the United Kingdom.
On Wednesday, Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi spoke before the U.N. General Assembly for the first time in his 40-year rule -- apparently making up for lost time with a nearly 100-minute speech, which dramatically exceeded the allotted 15 minutes.
Moammar Gadhafi says he offered his condolences to the families of victims who died in the 1988 Lockerbie bombings.
Lisa Gibson, who lost her brother in the 1988 Lockerbie bombing, sat down the other day with the man many blame for the notorious attack: Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi.
Lisa Gibson -- who lost her brother in the 1988 Lockerbie bombing -- sat down the other day with the man many blame for the notorious attack: Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi.
The United Nations this week hosted two of the world's most notorious dictatorial clowns.
Libya pressured the British government to include convicted Lockerbie bomber Abdelbeset Ali Mohmed al Megrahi in a 2007 prisoner release agreement tied to trade deals between the two countries, Saif al-Islam Gadhafi told CNN on Friday.
Abdelbeset Ali Mohmed al Megrahi, better known as the Lockerbie bomber, makes brief public appearance looking weak and dazed.
President Barack Obama told British Prime Minister Gordon Brown he was disappointed that the Lockerbie bomber had been released from jail, the White House said Thursday in a statement.
The Lockerbie bomber made a brief public appearance at a hospital in Libya Wednesday, looking weak and unable to engage in what was going on around him.
An oil deal and trade concerns with Libya were at one point considered as factors in the Lockerbie bomber's release, Justice Secretary Jack Straw said in an interview published Saturday.
An oil deal and trade concerns with Libya were at one point considered as factors in the Lockerbie bomber's release, British Justice Secretary Jack Straw said in an interview published Saturday.
The Scottish Parliament on Wednesday formally condemned the decision to release Lockerbie bomber Abdelbeset al Megrahi from prison in a blistering rebuke to the government that made the decision.
In a statement ready by his lawyer, Abdelbeset Ali Mohmed al Megrahi maintains that he did not bomb Pan Am Flight 103.
Lockerbie bomber Abdelbeset Ali Mohmed al Megrahi has been at the center of a furious controversy over his release from prison, forcing Prime Minister Gordon Brown to deny that London made a deal with Libya to set him free. Here CNN explains the complicated case.
Libya warned the United Kingdom that if the Lockerbie bomber died in prison in Scotland, it would have "catastrophic effects for the relationship between Libya and the U.K.," documents declassified Tuesday show.
Libyans on Tuesday celebrated Col. Moammar Gadhafi's 40 years of rule with lavish pageantry -- complete with a lengthy parade, an elaborate stage production and spectacular fireworks.
CNN's Nic Robertson reports on the lavish parade in Tripoli marking 40 years in power for Colonel Gadhafi.
"I am praying every day that I will see my parents before I die," the Lockerbie bomber wrote in a plea to be set free from a Scottish jail, previously secret documents released Tuesday by the Scottish government show.
British Justice Minister Jack Straw denied Sunday that the Lockerbie bomber was freed from jail as part of an agreement to allow a British energy company to drill for oil in Libya.
British Prime Minister Gordon Brown said Tuesday he was outraged and "repulsed" by the celebratory welcome given to a man convicted in the 1988 bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland.
An act of compassion or an undercover deal? What is the truth about the release of Abdelbeset Ali Mohmed al Megrahi from the Scottish prison where the only man convicted of the Lockerbie bombing was incarcerated?
The government official who allowed the Lockerbie bomber to go back to Libya defended his decision before an emergency session of Scotland's parliament called Monday amid growing international outrage over the move.
In just a few short weeks, Rabbi Shmuley Boteach could wake up at his home in Englewood, New Jersey, with Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi camped a few feet from his front lawn.
Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair said Saturday that no deals were made with Libya while he was in power to arrange the Lockerbie bomber's release, a move that has caused outrage in the United States.
FBI Director Robert Mueller harshly criticized the decision to release the Lockerbie bomber in a letter released Saturday, calling it "a mockery of the rule of law."
The release of Lockerbie bomber Abdelbaset Ali Mohmed al Megrahi from prison in due to terminal illness was greeted with wideapread derision from newspapers on both sides of the Atlantic, with few having good words for Scottish authorities behind the decisions.
Britain on Friday rejected claims made by the son of Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi that the release of the Lockerbie bomber was linked to trade deals between Libya and Britain.
The cheering, flag-waving welcome that the convicted Lockerbie bomber received in Libya after being released from a life sentence was "highly objectionable," President Barack Obama said Friday.
The man convicted of murdering 270 people by blowing up Pan Am flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland, two decades ago received a boisterous welcome when his plane landed in his native Libya on Thursday.
Victims' family members and advocates are grieving anew as the only man convicted in the 1988 bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland -- which killed 270 people -- was released Thursday from a British prison.
Susan Cohen, who lost her daughter on Pan Am 103, tells CNN's Don Lemon that it is appalling that a mass murderer is free.
Abdelbeset Ali Mohmed al Megrahi, convicted of murdering 270 people by blowing up Pan Am flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland, two decades ago was returned to his native Libya on Thursday.
Abdelbaset Ali Mohmed al Megrahi's fate hangs in the balance. The Libyan man convicted for the 1988 Lockerbie bombings has terminal prostate cancer and, according to his lawyers, just weeks to live.
The terrorist convicted in the 1988 Pan Am Flight 103 bombing may be released from jail. CNN's Diana Magnay reports.
A Scottish court has formally allowed Abdelbaset Ali Mohmed al Megrahi to abandon his second appeal against his conviction over the 1988 Lockerbie bombing, in which 270 people were killed when an airliner was blown out of the sky.
A Libyan man convicted in the 1988 bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland, is dropping his appeal, the Scottish Court Service said Friday.
The Scottish government have said no decision has been made on releasing the man convicted of the 1988 Lockerbie bombing.
The man convicted in the 1988 bombing of a Pan Am jet over Lockerbie, Scotland, began an appeal of his conviction Tuesday in a Scottish court.
Events commemorating the bombing of an American airliner over the Scottish town of Lockerbie were taking place Sunday in both the UK and the U.S. to mark the 20th anniversary of the attack which killed 270 people.
Libya has paid $1.5 billion to the families of terrorism victims, overcoming the final obstacle to full relations with the United States, the State Department said Friday.
A Scottish court is considering releasing convicted Lockerbie bomber Abdelbaset Ali Mohmed Al Megrahi because he is suffering from advanced prostate cancer, a court spokeswoman says.
A Libyan man jailed for the 1988 bombing of a passenger jet over Scotland in which 270 people died has advanced prostate cancer, his lawyer said Thursday.
Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice met Friday with Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi, who asked for the latest news on the hurricanes plaguing U.S. coasts in recent weeks.
U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice will make a historic visit to Libya next month, senior Bush administration officials said Tuesday.
Libya will pay hundreds of millions of dollars to victims of terrorist attacks involving Americans in an agreement signed and finalized Thursday, the U.S. State Department said.
Libya and the United States settled all outstanding lawsuits by American victims of terrorism on Thursday, clearing the way for the full restoration of diplomatic relations
A Scottish ruling has thrown the 1998 bombing's only conviction into doubt. What it means for the accused, the U.K., the U.S., Libya and the victims' families.
Libya can be an important partner in fighting terrorism if it fulfills its pledge to give up weapons of mass destruction, UK Prime Minister Tony Blair has said following a historic meeting with Moammar Gadhafi.
British PM Tony Blair has praised Libyan President Moammar Gadhafi for his decision to renounce terrorism and weapons of mass destruction.
The U.N. Security Council on September 12, 2003 lifted sanctions against Libya, triggering the release of up to $2.7 billion to the families of the 270 people killed in bombing of a Pan Am airline over Lockerbie, Scotland, in 1988.
France has praised the signing by Libya of a $170 million compensation deal with the families of 170 people killed in a 1989 airliner bombing.