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Spain evacuates embassy staff from Libya

Spain's Foreign Ministry says it is temporarily evacuating its ambassador and most embassy staff from Libya because of the worsening security situation in the capital, Tripoli.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Star Online

China evacuates hundreds of workers from Libya to Malta

China has evacuated several hundred workers from Libya and is taking them by ship to Malta, the head of the Malta Civil Service, Mario Cutajar, said on Wednesday.

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Chosun Ilbo

Travel to Libya Banned for 6 Months

Worries are mounting about the safety of Korean construction personnel and disruption to their projects in Libya amid escalating violence there.

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ABC News

Plane Evacuated Americans With Teen's Body in Wheel Well

In a shocking turn of events, the C-130 aircraft on which an African stowaway's body was found this weekend had just been used to transport U.S. personnel evacuated from Libya .

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EKathimerini

Greece evacuates Tripoli embassy

Greece dispatched a navy frigate to Tripoli on Wednesday after the Foreign Ministry decided to evacuate all personnel from its embassy in the Libyan capital as fighting between rival militias escalated.

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The Independent

Libya: France evacuates French and British nationals in Libya as fighting intensifies

The French embassy say that the evacuees are now on a boat headed towards Toulon in the south of France The French government has evacuated both French and British nationals from the Libyan capital Tripoli, as the fighting between government forces and anti-government militia intensifies.

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Rediff.com

50 Indian nurses to be moved from strife-torn Libya to Tunisia

In the first phase of evacuation of Keralite nurses from strife-torn Libya, 50 of them are expected to be moved to Tunisia by road on Thursday as per the plan worked out by the ministry of external affairs.

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Sofia News Agency

Bulgaria Evacuates Embassy Staff From Libya

Smoke, believed to come from explosions near Tripoli International Airport, rises in the sky over the Libyan capital.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Libya: France to Evacuate Nationals From Libya

France is to evacuate its nationals from Libya as fighting between rival militias plunges the country into chaos, a government source said Tuesday.

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CBC News

NATO's Canadian commander in Libya 'disappointed' with lack of progress

Retired lieutenant-general Charles Bouchard says he is proud of the work accomplished by the NATO-led mission in Libya, but disappointed at the lack of progress since Gadhafi's overthrow.

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Bangkok Post

1,500 Thais begin move from Libya

The evacuation of around 1,500 Thais from Libya was set to get underway yesterday after the Foreign Ministry opened its operational centre to get them home.

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EUobserver

[Opinion] Stopping the wave of asylum seekers means fixing Libya

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The Nation

Centre opened to help Thai workers leave Libya

The Foreign Affairs Ministry yesterday opened a centre to aid Thai workers in Libya and said it would evacuate the first 41 nationals - including 11 students - via land transport to Tunisia as soon as possible.

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The Washington Post

WTI, Brent Crudes Fall as Flow Unaffected by Middle East Unrest

West Texas Intermediate and Brent crudes dropped as the flow of oil from the Middle East was unaffected by the surge in violence in Libya and Iraq.

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Hindustan Times

India to help its nationals leave Libya amid violence

With violence gripping Libya, the Indian government said on Tuesday that it was making arrangements to facilitate the return of around 4,500 Indian nationals, including 750 nurses.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Reuters

Libyans face gas shortages after fuel depot set ablaze

A huge fuel depot in Libya's capital burned out of control on Monday, set ablaze in fighting between rival militias, adding frustration to the Muslim holiday of Eid.

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WLNE-TV Providence

Oil depot catches fire amid clashes in Tripoli

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Cybercast News Service

Obama Adviser Appears to Blame Gaddafi for Mayhem in Libya

The U.S. evacuated its embassy in Tripoli, Libya on Saturday -- removing even the Marines who were guarding it -- because of "violence and instability in the area," Deputy National Security Adviser Ben Rhodes told CNN's "State of the Union" with Candy Crowley on Sunday.

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CBC News

Canadian Embassy in Libya remains 'operational'

Fighters from the Islamist Misarata brigade fire towards Tripoli airport in Libya in an attempt to wrest control from a powerful rival militia, in a frame grab from video taken July 26, obtained from a freelance journalist travelling with the Misarata brigade.

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680News

Oil depot catches fire amid clashes in Libyan capital, government appeals for help

The Libyan government on Monday appealed for international help after a huge oil depot caught fire amid clashes over the country's international airport in the capital, Tripoli.

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