Libya Newswire (Page 10)

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Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Libya. (Page 10)

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  1. Up to 200 Feared Dead After Another Migrant Boat Sinks Off Libyan CoastRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | TIME.com

    A view of the bodies of dead migrants that were recovered by the Libyan coastguard after a boat sank off the coastal town of Zuwara, west of Tripoli, August 27, 2015 A boat filled with migrants mainly from Africa sunk off the coast of Libya while en route to Italy on Thursday. Officials on the ground were unable to confirm the exact number of casualties, but estimate that up to 200 people may have died, according to Reuters .

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  2. Migrant crisis: Hundreds trapped in holds feared dead after two boats capsize off Libyan coastRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | The Independent

    ... Morocco and Bangladesh, but this information could not be verified. Meanwhile, 147 people were detained in one of Libya's notorious detention centres in Sabratha , west of Tripoli, according to an official from the centre. The Italian coastguard, ...

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  3. UPDATE 2-Boat packed with migrants sinks off Libya; up to 200 feared deadRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 27 | Reuters

    ... confirm a sinking. The Rome-based authority later said some 1,430 people had been rescued in numerous operations near Libya throughout the day on Thursday, and a merchant ship sent to the aid of a wooden boat carrying 125 people recovered two ...

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  4. Boat Packed With Migrants Sinks Off Libya; Hundreds Feared DeadRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 27 | The Huffington Post

    ... confirm a sinking. The Rome-based authority later said some 1,430 people had been rescued in numerous operations near Libya throughout the day on Thursday, and a merchant ship sent to the aid of a wooden boat carrying 125 people recovered two ...

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  5. At least 30 die as boat with 200 migrants sinks off Libya : August 28, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Daily Times

    TRIPOLI At least 30 people died when a boat carrying around 200 migrants bound for Europe sank in the Mediterranean off the coast of Libya, the country's coast guard said. "We have recovered 30 bodies so far and rescued dozens of people, with dozens more still missing after a boat carrying around 200 migrants sank off Zuwara," a coast guard official told AFP.

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  6. Africa: Boat Filled With Refugees Sinks Off Libyan CoastRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | AllAfrica.com

    ... coordinating rescue operations with the European Union off the Libyan coast, could not confirm a sinking. Zuwarah, Libya's most western town located near the Tunisian border, is a major launchpad for smugglers shipping migrants to Italy. ...

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  7. Libya: In Libya's Desert South, a Town Fends for ItselfRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | AllAfrica.com

    Civilians in the oasis town of Ubari in southern Libya are trapped in a conflict that has cut them off from the outside world. Supplies and aid are almost non-existent, the hospital barely functions and the wounded often die of their injuries before they can get the assistance they need.

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  8. Hundreds feared dead after 2 boats capsize off Libyan coastRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | PanArmenian Network

    ... have crossed to Greece. On Wednesday, the bodies of at least 51 people were found in the hold of a stricken ship off Libya's coast. They were picked up by a Swedish coastguard ship that also rescued more than 400 survivors - among at least 3,000 ...

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  9. Hundreds Feared Dead As Migrant Boat SinksRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | LBC 97.3

    ... Earlier, the Swedish navy ship Poseidon found the bodies of 51 migrants found suffocated below deck of a boat off Libya's coast. Poseidon was already rescuing 130 migrants from a raft when it got a call to assist a nearby wooden vessel, authorities ...

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  10. Hundreds feared dead after boat carrying migrants capsizes off coast of LibyaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | ITV

    Hundreds of people are feared to have drowned after a boat packed with migrants sank off the coast of Libya, trapping many in the hold. Around half of the 400 people on board are believed to have died when the boat capsized, having set off from the western town of Zuwara.

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  11. UPDATE 1-Libyan peace talks disrupted again after faction negotiator quitsRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 27 | Reuters

    Libya's unofficial government dropped out of the latest round of U.N.-backed peace talks on Thursday, soon before they were due to start, in another disruption to efforts to end months of conflict. A representative of the faction said it needed more time to form a new negotiation team after a senior member quit, and would return to the table when it was ready, but gave no indication of when that might be.

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  12. At least 30 die as boat with 200 migrants sinks off LibyaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Channelnewsasia.com

    At least 30 people died on Thursday when a boat carrying around 200 migrants bound for Europe sank in the Mediterranean off the coast of Libya, the country's coast guard said. Migrants on a wooden boat during a rescue operation by French NGO Medecins Sans Frontieres and the Swedish Coast Guards "Poseidon" in the Meditterranean sea.

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  13. Libya dialogue restarts without Tripoli representativesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    The United Nations announced Thursday the restarting of talks to form a unity government in Libya, even while admitting that the key Tripoli faction had not shown up. Seven months of negotiations to end Libya's turmoil has produced five drafts of a unity government agreement backed by every faction except for the Tripoli-based delegation, which has refused to initial it.

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  14. Libya's Tripoli Faction Delays Joining Unity Government TalksRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Voice of America

    Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Libya and Head of United Nations Support Mission in Libya Bernardino Leon speaks at the Palais des Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, Aug. 11, 2015. The United Nations said talks to form a unity government in Libya restarted in Morocco Thursday but without the Tripoli delegation, which is reorganizing its negotiating team.

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  15. 'Islamic State' Pretence and the Upcoming Wars in LibyaRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 27 | Common Dreams

    Libyan troops at a demonstration in Benghazi last week calling on the international community to arm the Libyan army. Another war is in the making in Libya: the questions are 'how' and 'when'? While the prospect of another military showdown is unlikely to deliver Libya from its current security upheaval and political conflict, it is likely to change the very nature of conflict in that rich, but divided, Arab country.

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  16. In Libya's desert south, a town fends for itselfRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | IRIN

    Civilians in the oasis town of Ubari in southern Libya are trapped in a conflict that has cut them off from the outside world. Supplies and aid are almost non-existent, the hospital barely functions and the wounded often die of their injuries before they can get the assistance they need.

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  17. Arab League Delays Forming Joint ForceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Voice of America

    The Arab League has postponed its effort to form a regional military force to fight Islamic State militants in Libya, apparently because the league's members are divided in their views on the civil war in the north African state. Analysts said the indefinite delay, announced before the meeting scheduled for Thursday in Cairo, grew out of the one of the original obstacles facing a pan-Arab force.

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  18. Migrants' bodies wash ashore, overwhelming aid workersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | CNN

    Hundreds of bodies of asylum seekers and migrants hoping for a new life in Europe have washed up on Libya's shores They set out full of hope, clutching a few cherished belongings, or the hand of a loved one as they stepped onto the overcrowded, barely seaworthy boats they thought would take them to new lives in Europe. But within hours, their journeys across the Mediterranean ended in tragedy.

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  19. U.N. envoy confident Libya factions can seal deal around September 10Read the original story

    Thursday Aug 27 | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    The United Nations special envoy to Libya said he was optimistic that the country's two parliaments will be ready to agree on forming a unity government by mid-September, a vital step towards ending the political crisis and military conflict. The United Nations has been trying to persuade the country's warring factions for months to form a unity cabinet and end fighting across the country four years after the ousting of Muammar Gaddafi.

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  20. At Security Council, UN envoy says Libyan parties must come together, make 'final push' for peaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Newkerala.com

    With the United Nations-supported political dialogue process in Libya nearing its last stages, "time is running out" for leaders on all sides and at all levels to make the "final push," the head of the UN Mission in the country told the Security Council today. Overcoming the political polarization and divisiveness in Libya will be no easy taskthe onus is on Libyas leaders on all sides, and at all levels, to make that final push towards peace, said Bernardino Len, who is also the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for the North African country.

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