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Christopher Stevens, the U.S. ambassador killed in the Libyan city of Benghazi, was deeply involved in the transition from the African country and had been the U.S. envoy to the rebels...
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"American Ambassador Killed In Anti-Islam Film Protest"

President Barack Obama has condemned the killing of the US ambassador to Libya after an armed mob stormed the American consulate in Benghazi. Chris Stevens, 52, and three other American officials died as gunmen protesting over a film they say insults the Prophet Mohammed fired rocket-propelled grenades and set fire to the US compound. The Libyan doctor who treated Mr Stevens said he died of "severe asphyxia", apparently from smoke inhalation, and tried for 90 minutes to revive him. Mr Obama said he "strongly condemned" the "outrageous and shocking" attack. "Make no mistake - justice will be done," he added. Libya map Benghazi was the launch-pad of the revolution that overthrew Gaddafi Libya's deputy prime minister Mustafa Abu Shagur also condemned the "cowardly" attack in a Twitter message. Speaking in Cairo, British Foreign Secretary William Hague described the assault as "brutal and senseless". In Afghanistan, Taliban leaders called on Afghans to "take revenge" on American soldiers for the US-made, anti-Muslim film. Gunmen attacked the compound on Tuesday evening, clashing with Libyan security forces before the latter withdrew as they came under heavy fire. Hillary Clinton and Christopher Stevens Hillary Clinton with the US ambassador Reporters at the scene said they could see looters raiding the building, walking off with desks, chairs and washing machines. It followed an attack in the Egyptian capital Cairo, when protesters climbed the walls of the US embassy, tore <b>...</b>
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