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3 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Companies to manage $11B of Libya wealth

Abdel-Magid Breish, the chairman of Libya's $66 billion sovereign wealth fund, said it planned to hire external companies to manage about $11 billion of its assets under a restructuring plan.

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Related Topix: Goldman Sachs, Financial Services, Investment Services

16 hrs ago | Times of Oman

UK 'will catch' killer of Libyan embassy policewoman: Police chief

Metropolitan Police Commissioner, Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe attends a remembrance service to mark the 30th anniversary of the killing of British police officer Yvonne Fletcher in St James's Square in central London.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Libya, Essex County, England, United Kingdom, Greater London County, England

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Reuters

Libya plans "smart cards" to cut fuel subsidies that boost smuggling

Libya plans to limit the costly subsidies its citizens enjoy when buying motor fuel - much of which is smuggled into Tunisia for resale at higher prices - by introducing a "smart card" system like one newly implemented in neighbouring Egypt.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Libya, Baked Goods, Life, Food, Bread

The Times of Israel

Tunisian diplomat kidnapped in Libya

Libyan militias from towns throughout the country's west parade through Tripoli, Libya, on February 14, 2012.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Libya, Tunisia,

The Daily Star

Tunisian diplomat kidnapped in Libya: security source

A member of security stands outside the Jordanian embassy in the Libyan capital after gunmen traveling in two cars on April 15, 2014 abducted the Jordanian ambassador to Tripoli.

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AllAfrica.com

Libya: Govt Takes On Major French Bank in U.S.$1.5 Billion Lawsuit

Libya's sovereign wealth fund has filed a bribery case against French bank Socit Gnrale, adding to its $1 billion lawsuit against Goldman Sachs.

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Related Topix: Africa, Libya, World News

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Independent

MI6 agents Yvonne Fletcher suspect 'under surveillance' in Libya

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Libya

AllAfrica.com

Libya: Trial of Former Al-Gaddafi Officials By Video Link a Farce

The trial of former Libyan officials, including Saif al-Islam al-Gaddafi, risks descending into a farce after the court ordered today that he and six other defendants be tried via video link, said Amnesty International.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Libya, Amnesty International, Activism, Charitable Organizations

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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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Libya,

TomDispatch

Tomgram: Nick Turse, The Pentagon, Libya, and Tomorrow's Blowback Today

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Connecticut Post

Gunmen abduct Jordanian ambassador in

Masked gunmen seized the Jordanian ambassador in the Libyan capital on Tuesday, officials said, the latest in a wave of abductions and kidnappings that have swept Libya underscoring the lawlessness in the North African nation since the 2011 overthrow of late dictator Moammar Gadhafi.

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The Huffington Post

Washington Fights Fire With Fire in Libya

That's what I asked a spokesman for U.S. Africa Command . "I am surprised by your mentioning the Canary Islands," he responded by email.

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Related Topix: Africa, Tribal

The Daily Star

Official: Gunmen abduct Jordan ambassador in Libya

Rebels under Ibrahim Jathran, a former anti-Gadhafi rebel who seized the port and two others with thousands of his men in August, stand guard at the entrance of the Es Sider export terminal in Ras Lanuf March 8, 2014.

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Related Topix: Africa, Libya

Mon Apr 14, 2014

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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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Libya, Sports

Edmonton Journal

Crude oil price seesaws near $104 amid Ukraine tensions, reopening of oil terminals in Libya

By early afternoon in Europe, benchmark U.S. crude for May delivery was down 11 cents to $103.63 a barrel in electronic trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange.

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WATE-TV Knoxville

Libyan judge orders video link to try Gadhafi son

The man accused of killing three people in attacks at a Jewish community center and Jewish retirement complex near Kansas City is a well-known white supremacist and former Ku Klux Klan leader who was once the... The man accused of killing three people in attacks at a Jewish community center and Jewish retirement complex near Kansas City is a ... (more)

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National Public Radio

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 Globe and Mail

Libya puts Gadhafi officials on trial with ousted leader's sons absent

Officials of Moammar Gadhafi's government sit behind bars during a hearing at a courtroom in Tripoli on April 14, 2014.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

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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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Libya, Prison, Netherlands,

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Interim Libyan prime minister to step down

Libya's government says the interim prime minister has declined a parliamentary mandate to form a new government and will instead step down.

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