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  1. Bomb explodes in front of Spanish embassy in Libyan capitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | PanArmenian Network

    ... to Islamic State have claimed a string of killings of foreigners as well as attacks on embassies and oilfields in Libya. Islamic State militants have exploited chaos in the North African country where two governments allied to a host of armed groups ...

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  2. Why more immigrants are dying in Mediterranean watersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | The Age

    A dramatic upsurge of deaths over the weekend among migrants making the hazardous journey from north Africa to Italy, has put pressure on EU ministers to act. "Libya is effectively a failed state," Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoya told Parliament on April 15, even before a boat packed with at least 700 people went down at the weekend.

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  3. Migrant shipwreck survivors arrested as UN says 800 deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Italian police have arrested two suspected people traffickers among the survivors of the migrant boat that capsized off Libya on Sunday, as the UN said 800 people were killed in the Mediterranean's worst migrant disaster. They said they had detained a Tunisian man believed to be the captain of the vessel and a Syrian allegedly a member of the ship's crew, taken from a group of 27 haggard survivors who arrived in the Sicilian port of Catania on Monday evening.

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  4. Two migrant shipwreck survivors arrested as UN says 800 deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | Channelnewsasia.com

    The United Nations refugee agency in Italy has confirmed 800 migrants died in a shipwreck off Libya on Sunday after speaking to survivors of the disaster. Rescued migrants off the Libyan coast arrive at the harbour in Catania, Italy on April 20, 2015.

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  5. Bomb explodes at Spanish embassy in Libyan capitalRead the original story

    Monday Apr 20 | Reuters

    ... to Islamic State have claimed a string of killings of foreigners as well as attacks on embassies and oilfields in Libya. Islamic State militants have exploited chaos in the North African country where two governments allied to a host of armed groups ...

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  6. Muslims threw Christians overboard during Med voyageRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Alamogordo Daily News

    Italy's migration crisis took on a deadly new twist Thursday as police in Sicily reported that Muslim migrants had thrown 12 Christians overboard during a recent crossing from Libya, and aid groups said another 41 were feared drowned in a separate incident. Palermo police said they had detained 15 people suspected in the high seas assault, which they learned of while interviewing tearful survivors from Nigeria and Ghana who had arrived in Palermo Wednesday morning after being rescued at sea.

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  7. a.R. EssayIT'S not How You Spell his Name that CountsRead the original story

    Mar 19, 2011 | American Reporter

    Headlines flash by from Tokyo, Tripoli, Washington and Wall Street and the mouth begs the mind for mini-reality checks for the sake of intellectual honesty and integrity, or just plain sanity. DAVID CAMERON - In an address to Parliament this morning carried live by the BBC, the British PM was a subdued profile in courage.

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  8. Bomb explodes outside Spanish embassy in Libya: security sourceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | Bangkok Post

    A bomb exploded outside Spain's embassy in the Libyan capital on Monday night without causing injuries, a security source told AFP, an attack later claimed by the Islamic State group. Libya has been awash with weapons since an uprising in 2011 and is on the edge of all-out war as armed groups battle to control its cities and oil wealth "Islamic State extremists concealed an explosive device near an exterior wall of the Spanish embassy building in Tripoli, which caused some material damage to it and to neighbouring buildings," local official Issam Naas told AFP.

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  9. Bomb goes off at Spanish embassy in Libyan capitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | Jerusalem Post

    ... to Islamic State have claimed a string of killings of foreigners as well as attacks on embassies and oilfields in Libya. Your comment must be approved by a moderator before being published on JPost.com. Disqus users can post comments automatically. ...

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  10. Italy-bound migrant boats death toll reaches 800, Tunisian and Syrian ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | The Standard

    The United Nations refugee agency has confirmed 800 migrants died in a shipwreck off Libya on Sunday after speaking to survivors of the disaster. "We can say that 800 are dead,'' said Carlotta Sami, spokeswoman for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in Italy today.

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  11. One Migrant's Harrowing Journey From Senegal to ItalyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | TIME.com

    ... But above all, E.U. officials say that for the mass deaths to stop, there is one place where peace is needed, and now: Libya. With the great majority of boats leaving from Libya's coast, European officials believe that country's collapse into ...

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  12. Islamic State murders 30 African migrants in Libya, while up to 700 died off coastRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | Christian Science Monitor

    Ethiopia's government has declared three days of mourning after confirming that many Ethiopians held captive in Libya were killed by the Islamic State group, after the group released a video on Sunday of the killings. A new video released by the self-declared Islamic State shows the murder of some 30 men, believed to be Ethiopian Christian migrants seeking passage to Europe, by Libyan affiliates of the militant group.

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  13. Child migrants among victims of human smugglers sailing the Mediterranean SeaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | The Toronto Star

    ... Berhane was beaten, starved, locked up and forced to witness horrific atrocities in his desperate journey across Libya to the Mediterranean Sea and Italy with some of the world's most brutal smugglers. But the 17-year-old Eritrean youth was one of ...

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  14. Explosion at Spanish embassy in Libyan capital: residentsRead the original story

    Monday Apr 20 | Reuters

    An explosion occurred in front of the Spanish embassy in the Libyan capital late on Monday, residents and local media said. "We heard a loud explosion," said a Tripoli resident living next to the embassy.

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  15. Italy Finally Cracks Down on Slave TradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | TheDailyBeast.com

    Mered Medhanie and Ermias Ghermay are businessmen who apparently take pride in their work. Too bad their jobs are heading up two of the most lucrative and deadly human trafficking rings to ever operate in the waters between Libya and Sicily.

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  16. Why Libya is springboard for migrant exodusRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | The Nation

    More and more migrants are dying on the sea-crossing from Libya to Italy, making the North African country a pivot in the biggest global refugee crisis since World War Two. How did Libya become a springboard for the EU? What is the political situation there? There has been no effective government since the 2011 uprising that drove out Col Muammar Gaddafi.

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  17. Several hundred feared dead in Mediterranean shipwreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | Boston.com

    ... crossing in the last week. More than 400 are feared dead in another sinking and more than 10,000 others were rescued. Libya is a transit point for migrants fleeing conflict, repression and poverty in countries such as Eritrea, Niger, Syria, Iraq and ...

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  18. Migrant Recounts Trip on Boat to ItalyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | Breitbart.com

    An immigrant from Libya penned a first person account in The Guardian about his journey across the Mediterranean Sea to Italy in 2011. He wanted to tell his story, he writes, so the world understands what these people go through to escape the civil war in Libya.

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  19. Hillary Clinton's Libya Policy Ends with Drowned MigrantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | Breitbart.com

    On Sunday, the world watched in horror as a migrant ship from Libya carrying 950 people sank in the Mediterranean, with photographs of floating bodies making their way across the wires. Warmer spring weather has unleashed a torrent of smuggler boats, mostly from Libya , bearing migrants and refugees from the Middle East and Africa, often fleeing war and poverty for a foothold in Europe.

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  20. Migrant boat disaster: The traffickers that prey on some of the world's most desperate peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | The Independent

    ... border guards. A system which began in the late 1990s with entrepreneurial crooks or gang masters in countries such as Libya and Tunisia supplying their own citizens for seasonal labour in Italy and Spain has since developed into a vast supply chain ...

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