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Kadhafi spy chief Senussi to be tried in Libya

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The International Criminal Court ruled Friday that Libya can try slain dictator Moamer Kadhafi's former spy chief, the first time it has deferred a case to a national judiciary. 

Libya's ex-intelligence chief Abdullah Senussi (C), accused of crimes during the 2011 revolt, arrives for his pre-trial hearing at the appeals court in Tripoli on September 19, 2013

The move can be appealed but could mark the end of a lengthy legal tug-of-war between the embattled ICC and authorities in Libya, which many consider lawless since Kadhafi's bloody overthrow in 2011.

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