GENEVA An estimated 113 people died in four shipwrecks between Libya and Italy at the weekend as the crossing becomes the preferred sea route for migrants to Europe, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said on Tuesday. | Video
HAVANA Britain's Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said on Friday he saw no immediate threat to Europe from Islamic State bases in Libya and did not expect the new Libyan government to ask for foreign troops anytime soon.
LONDON An Indian-flagged oil tanker is returning to Libya, the North African country's rival oil corporation said on Thursday, after its failed first attempt to export crude oil led to the ship being blacklisted by the United Nations Security Council.
TRIPOLI Libya's U.N.-backed unity government called on Thursday on military factions to hold off from any campaign against the Islamic State-controlled city of Sirte until a unified military command structure is created.
Tanker carrying eastern Libya's first attempted oil export diverted to western port - eastern NOC head
BENGHAZI, Libya The head of a parallel National Oil Corporation (NOC) set up by Libya's eastern government said on Thursday that a tanker carrying its first intended oil export shipment was being diverted to the western port of Zawiya, but the company would continue to fight for its right to sell crude.
BELGRADE A Serbian engineer who was abducted by unidentified kidnappers in Libya has been freed, the Serbian Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday.
BENGHAZI, Libya A government based in eastern Libya has shipped its first cargo of crude in defiance of authorities in the capital Tripoli, a bold move that could deepen the divisions that have brought chaos since the fall of Muammar Gaddafi.
UNITED NATIONS Libya has asked the United Nations Security Council to blacklist an Indian-flagged tanker on its way to Malta carrying crude oil shipped by the rival eastern Libya government, Libya's U.N. envoy said on Tuesday.
TRIPOLI Libya's U.N.-backed unity government said on Monday it has taken administrative control of seven ministries in Tripoli including the foreign ministry, as it pushes to extend its control over the capital.
LONDON British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said on Sunday that he could not rule out sending troops to Libya if requested to do so by the Libyan government, but that any deployment would need to be approved by parliament.