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More than 100 migrants die in Libya to Italy weekend shipwrecks

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

Britain sees no immediate threat from Islamic State bases in Libya

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.

World, 30 Apr 2016

Indian-flagged oil tanker returning to Libya after U.N. blacklisting - rival NOC

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.

Top News, Business, World, 29 Apr 2016

Libyan government urges factions to hold off attacking Islamic State in Sirte

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.

World, 29 Apr 2016

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.

World, 29 Apr 2016

Serbian engineer abducted in Libya freed, Serbian ministry says

BELGRADE A Serbian engineer who was abducted by unidentified kidnappers in Libya has been freed, the Serbian Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday.

World, 27 Apr 2016

Eastern Libya ships first oil cargo in defiance of Tripoli

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.

World, Top News, 27 Apr 2016

Libya asks U.N. council to blacklist ship carrying eastern oil

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.

World, 26 Apr 2016

Libyan unity government extends control over Tripoli ministries

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.

World, 26 Apr 2016

Britain says can't rule out sending troops to Libya - newspaper

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.

World, 24 Apr 2016