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6 min ago | Yahoo!

Libya guards fire warning shots as crowd tries to storm border

Libyan border guards fired warning shots Friday to keep back a crowd of people trying to enter Tunisia as they fled the conflict in Libya, a Tunisian army officer said.

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2 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

Sudanese tortured to death in Libya

A Sudanese man died in prison as a result of torture in Tripoli, Libya, on Friday.

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6 hrs ago | CNN

News overload pushes Libya, Syria, Nigeria to wayside

With the Israel-Gaza crisis, an outbreak of Ebola in West Africa and an investigation into the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 dominating the headlines, you may have missed other big stories unfolding around the globe.

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7 hrs ago | Pattaya Mail

MFA dispatches officials to facilitate evacuation of Thais from Tripoli

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has revealed that it is today sending a team of officials to help evacuate Thais from Tripoli, Libya.

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11 hrs ago | KWQC-TV Davenport

Blast flattens police building eastern Libyan city

U.S. Rep. Eric Cantor tells a Virginia newspaper he will resign his seat in the House of Representatives months earlier than expected.

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15 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

Libya hospital crisis if Asians flee

Libya has warned of a "total collapse" of its health care system as the chaos plaguing the country threatens to send into flight many of the Filipino and Indian staff on whom its hospitals depend.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Washington Times

Islamic militants seize Benghazi as U.S. evacuates Libya

TRIPOLI , Libya - Fighting in Libya escalated Thursday as Islamic militias claimed to control the country's second-largest city, Benghazi, while foreigners and U.N. workers continued their exodus in what increasingly is looking like a full-blown civil war.

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Christian Science Monitor

With militia standoff in Tripoli, Libya's democratic dream may be dying

Heavy shelling resumed on Thursday in southern Tripoli where rival militia brigades were battling for control of the capital's main airport in some of the worst clashes since the 2011 revolt which ousted Muammar Gaddafi.

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South China Morning Post

West says goodbye and good luck to war-torn Libya

Benghazi residents look at the wreckage of a government MiG fighter, which crashed in the city on Tuesday during fighting that killed 30 people.

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News Times

Libya Islamic militias declare control of Benghazi

Tunisian custom officers check the luggage of a man fleeing from Libya at the Ras Ajdir border post between Libya and Tunisia, southern Tunisia, Thursday, July 31, 2014.

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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Greece to help 'hundreds' of Chinese leave Libya

Black smoke billows over the skyline as a fire at the oil depot for the airport rages out of control after being struck in the crossfire of warring militias battling for control of the airfield, in Tripoli, Libya Monday, July 28, 2014.

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New Yorker

The Consequences of Dreams

In the days after the Libyan revolution, when a popular uprising ended Muammar Qaddafi's forty-two-year rule, the country was charged with hope.

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In-depth Africa

Libya is fast following Somalia's road to ruin - we must act now to stop it

With Gaza, Ukraine and Iraq dominating the news, nobody is paying much attention to the violence in Tripoli that is swiftly tipping Libya over the edge.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

World Briefs: Iraq Shiite militia executes Sunnis

With Iraq sliding ever closer to all-out sectarian civil war, a car bomb exploded near restaurants and shops in the capital's Shiite district of Sadr City, killing 16 people, while another car bomb killed five in Baghdad's Ameen district, police said.

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US News & World Report

International Diplomats Evacuate Libya as Violence Escalates

Flames and smoke billowed from an oil depot Monday after militia clashes ignited a blaze near an airport in Tripoli, Libya.

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Cybercast News Service

Thousands flee to Tunisia to escape Libya fighting

Up to 6,000 people a day have fled Libya into neighboring Tunisia this week, the Tunisian foreign minister said Wednesday, the biggest influx since Libya's 2011 civil war in a sign of the spiraling turmoil as rival militias battle over control of the airport in the capital Tripoli.

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ABC News

Thousands Flee to Tunisia to Escape Libya Fighting

Up to 6,000 people a day have fled Libya into neighboring Tunisia this week, the Tunisian foreign minister said Wednesday, the biggest influx since Libya's 2011 civil war in a sign of the spiraling turmoil as rival militias battle over control of the airport in the capital Tripoli.

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Hispanically Speaking

Spanish Authorities Evacuate 37 Citizens, 10 Portuguese, 3 Poles from Libya

A total of 60 people, including 37 Spaniards, 10 Portuguese, nine Libyans and three Poles, arrived in this capital on Tuesday on board a Spanish military jet that evacuated them from Libya after violence increased in the North African country.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Daily Caller

Pentagon Official: America's Failure Is Hillary Inc's 2016 Politics

Joseph Miller is the pen name for a ranking Department of Defense official with a background in U.S. special operations and combat experience in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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The Times of India

After Iraq, nurses stuck in Libya fresh worry for government

Black plumes of smoke is seen in the vicinity of Camp Thunderbolt, after clashes between militants, former rebel fighters and government forces in Benghazi.

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