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1 hr ago | The Bennington Banner

Greek frigate returns after Libya evacuation

A Greek navy frigate carrying embassy staff and nearly 200 people from Greece, China and other countries evacuated from the conflict in Libya has returned to a port near Athens.


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Fri Aug 01, 2014


Libya guards fire warning shots as crowd tries to storm border

Libyan border guards fired warning shots Friday to keep back a crowd of people trying to enter Tunisia as they fled the conflict in Libya, a Tunisian army officer said.


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This Is Lancashire

Britain shuts down Libya embassy

Escalating violence in Libya has prompted the Foreign and Commonwealth Office to shut down its embassy in the country.


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News overload pushes Libya, Syria, Nigeria to wayside

With the Israel-Gaza crisis, an outbreak of Ebola in West Africa and an investigation into the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 dominating the headlines, you may have missed other big stories unfolding around the globe.


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Tunisia closes border crossing with Libya after people fleeing violence try to break through

Witnesses say a strong explosion ripped through the main police building in Libya's restive city of Benghazi, nearly flattening it, days after Islamic militias overran army barracks and claimed control of the city.


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Bangkok Post

Libya hospital crisis if Asians flee

Libya has warned of a "total collapse" of its health care system as the chaos plaguing the country threatens to send into flight many of the Filipino and Indian staff on whom its hospitals depend.


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Marine News

Greek Warship Evacuates Libya Personnel

Greece safely evacuated embassy staff and more than one hundred Chinese and European nationals from Libya early on Friday with a navy frigate sailing back to the Greek port of Piraeus, its defence ministry said.


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Thu Jul 31, 2014


DOLE deploys team to aid OFW repatriation in Libya

MANILA The Department of Labor and Employment will deploy more officials to assist in the ongoing repatriation efforts of the Philippine government in Libya.


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Libya Islamists Seize Key Benghazi Army Base

Islamist groups have seized the army special forces headquarters in Libya's Benghazi after days of fighting left at least 35 soldiers dead and plunged the country deeper into lawlessness.


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Town vs town,faction vs faction as Libya descends into "hurricane"

Trainee soldiers from the Libyan army execute combat manoeuvres during their graduation exam in Geminis October 30, 2013.


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Greece to help 'hundreds' of Chinese leave Libya

With the violence in Libya escalating to its worst level since the 2011 ouster of dictator Moammar Gadhafi, governments from around the world are scrambling to evacuate their citizens from the country, many seeking help from nearby Greece.


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The Indian Express

Heavy shelling, clashes resume in Libya's Tripoli

Heavy shelling resumed on Thursday in southern Tripoli where rival militia brigades were battling for control of the capital's main airport in some of the worst clashes since the 2011 revolt which ousted Muammar Gaddafi.


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Al Bawaba

Egypt arrests 300 fleeing Libya violence

Egyptian authorities arrested 290 nationals on Wednesday for trying to illegally return home from Libya, apparently fleeing mounting unrest in the capital Tripoli and the eastern city of Benghazi, state news agency MENA said.


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Daily Mail

Stephen Glover: I'm afraid the bitter truth is Iraq and Libya were...

The tragic events in Gaza and Ukraine may be dominating the news, but even more terrible things are happening in Libya and Iraq.


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Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Paducah Sun Online Edition

Foreign policy begins to dog Dems

With metronomic regularity, there is a choreographed minuet of carnage. Israel is attacked.


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PH urges nationals out of Libya after beheading, rape

The Philippines renewed calls for thousands of its nationals to leave Libya on Thursday after a Filipina nurse was abducted and gang-raped, following the beheading of a Filipino construction worker.


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The Star Online

China evacuates hundreds of workers from Libya to Malta

China has evacuated several hundred workers from Libya and is taking them by ship to Malta, the head of the Malta Civil Service, Mario Cutajar, said on Wednesday.


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.com | 20 dead, dozens missing in shipwreck off Libya

More than 20 migrants have died and dozens are missing after their makeshift boat sank off the Libyan coast, the navy said late Tuesday.


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KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

Teen's Body in Wheel Well of Plane Carrying Evacuated Americans

In a shocking turn of events, the C-130 aircraft on which an African stowaway's body was found this weekend had just been used to transport United States personnel evacuated from Libya.


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WBOC-TV Salisbury

Thousands flee to Tunisia to escape Libya fighting

Up to 6,000 people have fled Libya into neighboring Tunisia over the past few days, the Tunisian foreign minister said Wednesday, the biggest influx since Libya's 2011 civil war in a sign of the spiraling turmoil as rival militias battle over control of the airport in the capital Tripoli.


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