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19 min ago | The Independent

MI6 agents Yvonne Fletcher suspect 'under surveillance' in Libya

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4 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

U.S. Embassy guard escapes captors in Libya

"She's free now. She was able to escape," said Joe Mellott, a spokesman for the US Embassy in the capital Tripoli on Tuesday, referring to the Libyan guard.

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8 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

Jordanian Ambassador's kidnappers give condition for release

The kidnappers of Jordanian Ambassador to Libya, Faouaz al-Atyan, have demanded the release of a Libyan as a condition for the diplomat's release, the local media reported on Wednesday.

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12 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

Punj Lloyd gets Rs 3254 cr buildings project

New Delhi, Apr 15 : Diversified global conglomerate Punj Lloyd has signed a contract worth USD 540 million for a buildings and infrastructure project with the Housing Infrastructure Board in Libya.

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16 hrs ago | Rediff.com

LIVE! Ukraine on the brink as troops take on rebels

Ukrainian government forces launched their first significant military action in the east of the country on Tuesday, clashing with about 30 pro-Russian gunmen at a provincial airfield and heightening fears that the standoff could escalate into a major armed conflict.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Independent

Misrata's 'miracle': One of the worst-damaged cities in...

Misrata's 'miracle': One of the worst-damaged cities in Libya's 2011 revolution, the port has become a symbol of ambition and recovery - but how much of its success is based on the ruthless bullying of regional rivals? Businessmen confer in shimmering hotel lobbies, a brand new mall is packed with shoppers and manicured trees line public streets.

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The Daily Star

Libyan guard at U.S. embassy missing, believed kidnapped

An exterior view of the U.S. consulate, which was attacked and set on fire by gunmen seen in Benghazi September 12, 2012.

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The Baltimore Sun

Libya to export first oil since rebel deal

A tanker is due to load 1 million barrels of crude on Tuesday from Libya's reopened Hariga port, its first export shipment since a deal to end months of closures at its main oil terminals, the National Oil Corp. said.

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BBC News

AUDIO: 'Killing books' in Libya

Mansour Bushnaf is a Libyan playwright who, at the age of 60 has just published his first novel in English.

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The Age

Jordan envoy to Libya kidnapped

Masked gunmen snatched Jordan's ambassador to Libya from his car early on Tuesday and shot and severely wounded his driver, Jordan's Prime Minister Abdullah Ensour said.

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NBC12

Official: Gunmen abduct Jordan ambassador in Libya

Libya's Foreign Ministry's spokesman Said al-Aswad says several masked gunmen in civilian clothes and in two cars attacked the car of Ambassador Fawaz al-Etan on Tuesday morning in Tripoli.

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News24

Gunmen abduct Jordan envoy in Libya

Zimbabwean opposition parties have reportedly taken a swipe at the ruling Zanu-PF party and described it as "worse than the Smith regime".

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

UPI

Libyan prime minister resigns after armed attack on family

Newly appointed Libyan Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thinni submitted his resignation on Sunday a day after armed men attacked him and his family.

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The Miami Herald

Libyan judge orders video link to try Gadhafi son

Jeffrey Soffer, left, and his sister Jackie Soffer, right. Jeffrey is chairman and CEO and Jackie, principal, of the family owned Turnberry Associates, which owns the Fontainebleau Miami Beach, Aventura Mall, and Turnberry Isle Miami.

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WTOP-FM Washington

Libya judge orders Gadhafi son tried by video link

This image Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013 file photo made from AP video shows Seif al-Islam Gadhafi, son of Libya's former dictator Moammar Gadhafi, inside a cage in a courtroom in Zintan, Libya.

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ABC News

Libya Judge Orders Gadhafi Son Tried by Video Link

A Libyan judge in the trial of former regime officials decided Monday that Moammar Gadhafi's son, held by a militia in the country's west, can be tried in the proceedings via a video link.

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The Washington Post

Libyaa s absurdist anarchy, as told by two militias

Last week, I sat down with two sides of an ongoing conflict in Libya -one that has involved a mysterious ship filled with more than $30 million worth of crude oil, a U.S. Navy SEALs raid , nervous American oil companies, a dramatic battle at sea between rival militias, and traditional political negotiations.

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The Peninsula

Gaddafi sons' war crimes trial begins today

TRIPOLI: The war crimes trial of two sons of Libya's former dictator, Muammar Gaddafi, begins amid tight security in Tripoli today, in a case causing sensation at home and controversy among rights groups.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Washington Times

Hillary Clinton all but erased from tragic story of the attack in Benghazi

A huge wave of public testimony, reports and documents on what happened in Benghazi now floods Washington, and little of it focuses on the role of Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton before, on, or after Sept.

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WATE-TV Knoxville

Interim Libyan prime minister to step down

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