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Yesterday | People's Daily Online

Picturesque Qingcheng Mountain

Qingcheng Mountain is a famous Taoist mountain, and is one of the places where Taoism was originated.

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Sunday | Suria

Philippines orders nationals to quit Libya

The Philippines on Sunday ordered its estimated 13,000 nationals in Libya to flee that country due to the worsening unrest there.

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Sunday | Channelnewsasia.com

Philippines orders nationals to quit Libya

The Philippines on Sunday ordered its estimated 13,000 nationals in Libya to flee the country due to the worsening unrest there.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Bangkok Post

Plan to send workers to Libya shelved

Unrest in Libya has forced the Labour Ministry to freeze a plan to send more Thai workers to the northern African country.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

United Nations

Recent turmoil in Libya could escalate quickly, threaten fledgling transition - " UN envoy

"The quick pace with which developments have unfolded in Tripoli over the past couple of weeks are a reflection of the deeply fractured political scene which continues to hang heavily over the country, undermining its fledgling political process," said Tarek Mitri, the Secretary-General's Special Representative and head of the UN Support Mission in ... (more)

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Cybercast News Service

Amid Escalating Violence in Libya, No Decision to Evacuate U.S. Embassy CNS

As fighting between rival militias rages in Libya -- the worst fighting seen in Tripoli since dictator Moammar Gadhafi was toppled in 2011, the Associated Press reported -- "no decision has been made" to evacuate the U.S. Embassy, the Obama administration said on Tuesday.

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The China Post

Libya edges closer to civil war as rival militias clash around airport

Libya's government said on Tuesday it was considering calling for international forces to help restore security, as fighting between rival militias around Tripoli airport pushed the country closer to civil war.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

Asia News Network

MANILA: Most Filipino workers in Libya ignore calls to come home

Only 515 of the more than 13,120 overseas Filipino workers in Libya, or nearly 4 per cent, have availed themselves of the government's voluntary repatriation programme, prompting the Department of Labour and Employment and its attached agency, the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration, to appeal again to the OFWs in the strife-torn North African ... (more)

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

ABS-CBN News

27 OFWs to arrive from Libya

MANILA The number of Filipino repatriates from Libya is set to increase with the arrival of 27 more overseas Filipino workers in Manila on Thursday afternoon.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

ABS-CBN News

12,000 OFWs refuse to leave Libya

Labor Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz said out of the estimated 13,122 Filipino workers in that country, only 269 have returned since the hostilities erupted.

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ABS-CBN News

More OFW repatriates arrive from Libya

Five OFWs arrived at 3:20 p.m. via Etihad flight EY424, while one OFW arrived at 4:35 p.m. via Emirates Airlines flight EK332.

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Sun Jun 29, 2014

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

French minister decries planned tourist tax hike

The Columbus Crew rescheduled their game against FC Dallas for Sunday afternoon as an off-duty firefighter remains hospitalized after going into cardiac arrest following a lightning strike.

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The San Diego Union-Tribune

Benghazi suspect's court case could offer clarity

This artist's rendering shows United States Magistrate, Judge John Facciola, swearing in the defendant, Libyan militant Ahmed Abu Khatallah, wearing a headphone, as his attorney Michelle Peterson looks on during a hearing at the federal U.S. District Court in Washington, Saturday, June 28, 2014.

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Sat Jun 28, 2014

Sunherald.com

How the legal process may unfold in Benghazi case

U.S. Marshalls guard the area outside of the federal U.S. District Court in Washington Saturday, June 28, 2014, after security was heightened in anticipation of a possible court appearance by captured Libyan militant Ahmed Abu Khattala later in the day.

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The Daily Star

Berri: Libya hesitant to uncover former regime crimes

Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri heads a session at the Parliament in Beirut, Wednesday, May 21, 2014.

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Thu Jun 26, 2014

KFVS12

Benghazi suspect could arrive in U.S. this weekend

The suspected mastermind of the attack on the U.S. embassy in Benghazi, Libya is expected to arrive in the United States soon.

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Wed Jun 25, 2014

United Nations

Libya: UN envoy hopes parliamentary polls will lead to greater political stability

The election of the 200-member Council of Representatives that will succeed the General National Congress is an important step in the democratic transition underway in Libya, and takes place against the backdrop of recent political tensions and security developments, particularly in the country's east.

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Tue Jun 24, 2014

Lansing State Journal

Letter: The difference between embassies and consulates

Michael Danek shows that confusion by incorrectly referring twice to the facility in Benghazi as an embassy.

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Mon Jun 23, 2014

Free Republic

Benghazi Book: Ambassador Stevens’ Petitions for More Security Rejected by Hillary

Kenneth Timmerman's new book, Dark Forces: The Truth about What Happened in Benghazi, focuses on far more than just the events that occurred during the storming of the American consulate in Libya by Islamic jihadists on September 11 2011.

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Trend

Turkey refutes spy claims in eastern Libya

Turkish foreign minister dismissed claims Monday that Turks have to leave eastern Libya within two days as Turkey is accused of sending spies to the country's east, Anadolu Agency reported, "These claims are groundless," Ahmet Davutoglu told a press conference with Iraqi Turkmen Front Leader Ershad Salihi in Turkish capital Ankara.

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