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Siege of Libyan embassy ends as men leave Britain

British diplomats arrived from Tripoli Saturday as 30 men from the Libyan embassy in Britain flew home, peacefully ending the 11-day siege here. Through surveillance equipment, police discovered the identity of the man who fired at protesters outside the Libyan embassy, killing a British policewoman, British newspapers said. The suspect reportedly received safe passage out of the country.

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Frustrated by restrictions of the Vienna Convention on diplomatic behavior, the British government is said to be taking preliminary steps toward possible revision of the 23-year-old pact.

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