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  1. The world according to Henrik JeppesenRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

    Stranded roadside in the Himalayan Indian state of Sikkim, Henrik Jeppesen gave up on ever flagging down a driver willing to take him back to West Bengal. Part way through a self-directed mission to visit every country in the world, the then-26-year-old had developed the savvy to get himself into and out of almost any situation.

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  2. Shots fired at Bangladesh embassy in TripoliRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Daily Star

    Bangladeshi Charge d'affaires in Libya Muhammad Muzammel Haque narrowly escaped a gun attack at the Bangladesh Embassy in Tripoli, the Libyan capital, yesterday evening.

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  3. Libya: Discriminatory Restriction on WomenRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 23 | Humans Rights Watch

    Officials in eastern Libya should immediately repeal an order, issued on February 16, 2017, that bans women under age 60 from traveling abroad unless they are accompanied by a male guardian, Human Rights Watch said today. The order threatens to curtail freedom of movement for women in eastern Libya, including for medical treatment, education, and professional travel.

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  4. Eastern Libya ban women from traveling without male guardianRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | Newsday

    In this July 7, 2012 file photo, Libyan women hold up their ink-marked fingers that shows they have voted as they drive in Tripoli, Libya. Eastern Libyan military authorities issued a ban Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017, on women from traveling outside the country without a male guardian, sparking mockery.

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  5. Libya's eastern authority bans women travelling soloRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | BBC News

    Libyan women who were at the forefront of the protests against Col Gaddafi are likely to see the ban as a setback Libya is divided between two authorities - one in the east and an internationally recognised one based in the capital, Tripoli. The eastern government is based in al-Beyda and the ban was first enforced in the city's Labraq international airport.

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  6. Ghana goalkeeper Richard Ofori waves goodbye to Wa All StarsRead the original story

    Friday Feb 17 | GhanaSoccerNet.com

    Ghana goalkeeper Richard Ofori did not travel with the Wa All Stars team to Libya for their CAF Champions League game after coming to the end of his contract with the club. The promising goalie is in line to sign for an unnamed PSL side next week and has arrived in South Africa to complete negotiations.

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  7. Freedom of the seas is not freeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | American Legion Magazine

    We have heard much about the policy differences separating the Trump and Obama administrations, but little about areas of common ground. One such area appears to be their convergent approaches to China's attempt to annex the South China Sea by constructing artificial islands atop reefs in international waters.

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  8. EU border agency expects same number of migrants via Libya this year as lastRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | Yahoo!

    The European Union should expect as many migrants crossing from Libya this year as last, when a record number disembarked in Italy, the head of the bloc's border agency said on Wednesday. Some 1.6 million refugees and migrants reached the bloc by crossing the Mediterranean in 2014-2016 and the main route now leads from the shores of the lawless Libya to Italy.

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  9. Migrants head to Switzerland amid Austria border crackdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | EUobserver

    Switzerland is turning into a transit country for migrants heading north as EU states impose internal border checks to stem their flows, according to Frontex, the EU border and coast guard agency. African migrants arriving in Italy from Libya are avoiding Austria and are instead entering Switzerland in the hope of reaching northern EU states, Frontex said in a report on Wednesday .

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  10. Libyan smugglers profit from NGO rescues, says EU agencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | EUobserver

    Around 258 people have so far died in the Mediterranean this year in their efforts to reach the EU The EU border agency Frontex says criminal smuggling gangs are seeing bigger profits because NGOs and others are saving people from drowning at sea near Libya. In a 64-page risk analysis report out Wednesday , the Warsaw-based agency said the presence of search and rescue operations near Libyan territorial waters entices even more people to risk the perilous sea journey towards Italy.

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  11. Poor organisation of league affects our clubs in Africa - Ibrahim SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | GhanaWeb

    Football coach Ibrahim Sunday has attributed Ghanaian clubs failure at the continental stage on the poor organisation of the Premier League. Wa All Stars were beaten 3-1 at their backyard by Libyan side Al Ahli Tripoli during their first leg of the CAF Champions League encounter.

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  12. Former Sports Minister makes interesting revelations about how Ghana won 1982 AFCONRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | GhanaWeb

    Zaya Yeebo Writes.. In 1982, Ghana shocked the football world, when the Black Stars won the African Football Confederation Cup.

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  13. Constituents demand to know House Oversight chair Jason Chaffetz's 'line in the sand' for TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | OregonLive.com

    Rep. Jason Chaffetz is known for being like a dog with a bone, a reputation he earned by relentlessly pursuing an investigation into former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's role in responding to the 2012 attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya. This reputation resulted in the conservative Utah congressman -- the chairman of the House Oversight Committee that's charged with investigating waste and corruption in the federal government -- facing a large, hostile crowd at a town-hall meeting Thursday in his home district.

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  14. Athens: Refugee kids stuck in EU limboRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | EUobserver

    Surrounded by olive trees and overlooked by Mount Hymettus, the facility has become a sanctuary for children, some as young as eight. Last week, five children from Afghanistan absconded, boarding ferries in the Greek port of Patras, and are now thought to be in Italy.

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  15. [Ticker] EU commissioner: carmakers' attitude unchanged after DieselgateRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 9 | EUobserver

    EU commissioner for industry Elzbieta Bienkowska told MEPs on Thursday morning that she saw "no shift of attitude" among carmakers after the Dieselgate scandal. She also said several national car approval authorities were still refusing to share emissions data with her.

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  16. [Ticker] Trudeau in Europe to mark ratification of trade dealRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 9 | EUobserver

    As the first sitting Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau will address the European Parliament in Strasbourg next week after the assembly is expected to vote for ratifying the CETA trade deal between the EU and Canada. "Ceta is the most progressive trade agreement ever negotiated by Canada or the European Union," Trudeau said in a statement.

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  17. [Ticker] British parliament votes to start Brexit processRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 9 | EUobserver

    The House of Commons approved on Wednesday - with 494 votes to 122 - the bill authorising Theresa May's government to start the two-year divorce process from the EU. The proposal must also go before the unelected upper house, where it is expected to pass in time for prime minister May to keep a self-imposed deadline of formally triggering Article 50 before the end of March.

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  18. [Ticker] Denmark joins race to house EU drug agency after BrexitRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 9 | EUobserver

    Denmark officially joined on Wednesday a growing group of EU member states hoping to host the European Medicines Agency when the agency relocates as a consequence of Brexit. EMA is today placed in London and has almost 900 employees.

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  19. Why Did Donald Trump Disrespect the Memory of All Those Soldiers Who Died in Iraq?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | Mediaite.com

    Ryan Owens I think anybody who undermines the success of the raid owes an apology and a disservice to the life of Chief Owens." To reiterate, a spokesman for Donald Trump accused John McCain of demeaning of a U.S. soldier.

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  20. Iran 2nd Largest Contributor to Armenia TourismRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 8 | Groong

    Around 1.26 million people visited Armenia, with Russians, Iranians, Emiratis, Chinese and Croats making up the bulk of that figure, IRNA cited a report by Armenpress as saying. The number of Iranian tourists visiting Armenia has been steadily growing for years, such that in 2016 it registered the largest growth of any country with 30%.

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