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U.N. calls for support for Libya government, upholding of ban on arms

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GENEVA The top United Nations official in Libya called on Tuesday for countries to support the fledgling national unity government of the North African country and do more to halt banned arms shipments there.

Libya PM calls for national reconciliation in splintered country

NEW YORK Libya's prime minister called for a national reconciliation initiative to repair the divisions in a fragmented country reeling from the turbulence that has followed the fall of dictator Muammar Gaddafi.

World, 26 Sep 2016

Libya PM calls for national reconciliation in splintered country

NEW YORK Libya's prime minister called for a national reconciliation initiative to repair the divisions in a fragmented country reeling from the turbulence that has followed the fall of dictator Muammar Gaddafi.

World, 26 Sep 2016

Libya PM calls for national reconciliation in splintered country

NEW YORK Libya's prime minister called for a national reconciliation initiative to repair the divisions in a fragmented country reeling from the turbulence that has followed the fall of dictator Muammar Gaddafi.

World, 25 Sep 2016

Canada confirms citizen kidnapped in Libya, seeks more information

TORONTO Canada confirmed on Sunday it has become aware of a citizen taken hostage in Libya and is "diligently pursuing all appropriate channels to obtain more information."

World, 25 Sep 2016

Hungary PM says Europe should process refugees in Libya

VIENNA The European Union should set up a "giant refugee city" on the Libyan coast and process asylum claims there from refugees arriving from other African countries, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban said on Saturday.

World, 24 Sep 2016

Libyan forces say foil Islamic State car bombings in Sirte

SIRTE, Libya Libyan forces said they foiled three attempted car bombings in renewed heavy fighting against Islamic State holdouts in the group's former stronghold of Sirte on Thursday.

World, 23 Sep 2016

Air strike kills civilians in central Libya - doctor, eyewitness

BENGHAZI, Libya At least nine civilians including women and children were killed in an air strike near an oasis town in central Libya on Tuesday, a hospital doctor and local officials said.

World, 21 Sep 2016

Italians, Canadian kidnapped in Libyan desert - mayor

TRIPOLI Two Italians and a Canadian have been kidnapped in Libya's southwestern desert, possibly by a criminal gang, authorities said.

World, 20 Sep 2016

Clashes at Libyan oil ports as counter-attack repelled - officials

BENGHAZI, Libya Eastern Libyan forces said they had reestablished control over two oil ports where an ousted faction launched a counter-attack on Sunday, briefly seizing one of the terminals.

World, 19 Sep 2016