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News on Libya continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

3 hrs ago | Foreign Policy

Undoing the Resource Curse

At first glance, Libya's massive oil dependence looks like the country's biggest weakness.

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7 hrs ago | The Washington Post

APNewsBreak: Different attackers in Benghazi?

Newly revealed testimony from top military commanders involved in the U.S. response to the Benghazi attacks suggests that the perpetrators of a second, dawn attack on a CIA complex probably were different from those who penetrated the U.S. diplomatic mission the evening before and set it ablaze, killing Ambassador Chris Stevens and another ... (more)

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11 hrs ago | AlertNet

Libya's oil industry remains vulnerable to protests

Libya's oil industry hopes life will return to normal now that a wave of protests has ebbed, but it will take months to ramp up production and more unrest is in prospect as political chaos spreads in the North African country.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News, Muammar Gaddafi (Gadhafi)

22 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

27 OFWs to arrive from Libya

MANILA The number of Filipino repatriates from Libya is set to increase with the arrival of 27 more overseas Filipino workers in Manila on Thursday afternoon.

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

Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Libya's El Sharara oilfield restart another breakthrough for Tripoli

Libya's oil sector took another big step back to normality with the restarting of an oilfield that could double its current meager crude output, a week after blockades ended at major ports.

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The Baltimore Sun

Italy in talks with EU to share responsibility for boat migrants

Italy is in talks with other European Union states about sharing the burden of rescuing migrants crossing the Mediterranean in crowded boats from North Africa, senior officials meeting in Milan said on Tuesday.

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GhanaWeb

BoG hits gov't with 140bn debt

The Bank of Ghana is the apex bank in Ghana, and, therefore, presumes to have all the expertise when it comes to modern banking practices, but the decision to ignore a legitimate court order, resulting in a GHA 14,000,000 judgement debt hanging on the neck of the government, remains a conundrum begging for solution.

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AlertNet

Latest boat tragedy off Libya adds to rising death toll in ...

A Syrian mother and her two children are among the latest people to have perished while attempting to cross the Mediterranean from Libya.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Hispanic Business

BOG Hits Govt With 140 Billion Debt - Veep Amissah - Arthur Failed to Avert Catastrophe

Apart from this puzzle, the bank also stands accused of substituting the judgement of a competent court of jurisdiction without the knowledge of the judge who sat on the case, and used that as the basis to revise the terms and conditions set out in the original judgement.

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TheBlaze.com

New Benghazi book: Hillary Clinton ordered an 'across-the-board ...

Ken Timmerman's new book, " Dark Forces: The Truth About What Happened in Benghazi ," contains a number of compelling revelations, primary among them his assertion that the murder of Ambassador Chris Stevens and three others in Benghazi "was a state-sponsored terrorist attack, carried out on orders from the leadership of the Islamic Republic of ... (more)

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KLKN

2 kidnapped construction workers released in Libya

Drivers in a long-running labor dispute with three trucking companies at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach began what they said would be an indefinite strike Monday.

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The Washington Post

WTI Falls Seventh Day, Heading for Longest Loss Since 2009

West Texas Intermediate crude fell for a seventh day, its longest stretch of losses since December 2009.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

News24

Fraud: Libya scraps vote results in 24 polling stations

White farmers have reportedly described President Robert Mugabe's recent remarks that whites must cede all land to blacks as "extremely unhelpful" to Zimbabwe as a country.

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The Peninsula

Libya to pump oil from eastern ports

TRIPOLI: Libya plans to resume exports from the major eastern Ras Lanuf and Es Sider oil ports after government forces took over the terminals following the end of an almost year-long blockage by a rebel group, officials said yesterday.

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Al Bawaba

Tripoli calls for end to east Libya violence

Libya's central government called for an end to fighting in the country's eastern city of Benghazi Sunday, according to Agence France Presse.

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The Island Packet

Libya: 3 Europeans kidnapped in western town

The kidnappings are the latest evidence of the chaos and lawlessness sweeping the energy-rich North African nation since the ouster and killing in 2011 of longtime dictator Moammar Gadhafi.

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Washington Examiner

Libya: 3 Europeans kidnapped in western town

The kidnappings are the latest evidence of the chaos and lawlessness sweeping the energy-rich North African nation since the ouster and killing in 2011 of longtime dictator Moammar Gadhafi.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

AlertNet

Three European engineers probably kidnapped in Libya -official

Three Europeans working for an Italian construction company have likely been kidnapped in Libya, a government official said on Sunday.

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The Star Online

Three European engineers probably kidnapped in Libya - official

Three Europeans working for an Italian construction company have likely been kidnapped in Libya, a government official said on Sunday.

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CDR Salamander

Unbroken and Unforgotten - a Midrats Best Of

Louis Zamperini passes away earlier this week, so I can see of no better best of show for the July 4th weekend.

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