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News of the day From Across the Globe, July 14

After a meeting on the sidelines of nuclear talks in Vienna, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry each extolled the value of the two NATO allies' work together on issues such as Iran and Israeli-Palestinian violence.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

Asia News Network

MANILA: Most Filipino workers in Libya ignore calls to come home

Only 515 of the more than 13,120 overseas Filipino workers in Libya, or nearly 4 per cent, have availed themselves of the government's voluntary repatriation programme, prompting the Department of Labour and Employment and its attached agency, the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration, to appeal again to the OFWs in the strife-torn North African ... (more)

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Related Topix: Libya Travel, Africa Travel, Africa

Xinhuanet

Militants clashes in Libya's int'l airport kill 6, injure dozens

Armed clashes broke out at Libya's international airport in Tripoli early on Sunday, killing six and injuring 25 people, a Health Ministry official said.

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CNews

Fighting breaks out near Libya's Tripoli airport, seven dead

Smoke rises near buildings after heavy fighting between rival militias broke out near the airport in Tripoli July 13, 2014.

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

Yahoo!

Libya's main airport closed as rival militias clash

Deadly clashes raged Sunday around Libya's main international airport, closing it down, as the anti-Islamist militia that control it came under attack, airport officials said.

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Stars and Stripes

6 killed in fierce fighting over Libyan airport

At least six people were killed and 25 injured Sunday when rival militias battled for the control of the international airport in Libya's capital.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News

NewsOn6 Tulsa

6 killed in fierce fighting over Libyan airport

A retired Kansas schoolteacher accused of pushing his wife off a cliff in Maine is going on trial on attempted murder charges.

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Bloomberg

Libya Clashes by Tripoli Airport Force Cancellations

A militia loyal to a rogue general came under attack from Islamist rivals in a battle near Tripoli's international airport, forcing the cancellation of flights as unrest in the North African oil producer continues.

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KIDK CBS 3

Libyan militias battle for Tripoli airport

Rival Libyan militias battled for Tripoli International Airport overnight and into Sunday, with the sounds of gunfire and blasts echoing across the area.

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News24

.com | Fierce fighting halts flights into Libyan capital

A Zimbabwean court has reportedly upheld the eviction of a disabled white commercial farmer who sought compensation after his farm was seized under the country's controversial land reform programme.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

US warns of widespread conflict in Libya

The United States on Saturday warned that the conflict in Libya could become "widespread," urging that a new parliament be quickly seated after contested elections.

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

South China Morning Post

Negotiations with Libyan put on CIA torture flight in Hong Kong 'stalled'

Lawyer for Libyan put on CIA flight from Chek Lap Kok and tortured says family is making no progress in bid for redress from Hong Kong Negotiations between the government and the victims - including four young children - of a secret CIA rendition flight from Chek Lap Kok have come to a standstill, more than two years after lawyers first alerted ... (more)

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Nerve News

12 dead illegal immigrants found off Libya coast

Twelve bodies of illegal immigrants were found off the coast near Libya's capital city of Tripoli, the media reported Saturday.

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Related Topix: Illegal Immigration, Africa, US News, World News

WTVC

What the military did while Benghazi post burned

One by one, behind closed doors, the military officers explained what they did and didn't do on the night in 2012 when the U.S. diplomatic post in Benghazi, Libya, burned.

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The Daily Star

Libyan protesters shut down Brega oil port

The protesters at Brega are members of the Petroleum Facilities Guards, a force made up mainly of former militia fighters who helped oust Moammar Gadhafi in 2011.

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NWAonline

Israelis fire into Lebanon after attack

Lebanese army experts in the southern Lebanese village of Al-Mari dismantle two rockets that were discovered ready to be fired into northern Israel.

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WHAS11

Fog of war in Benghazi hampered military response

The military might have been able to prevent two of the four U.S. deaths in Benghazi if commanders had known more about the intensity of the sporadic gunfire directed at the CIA installation where Americans had taken refuge and had pressed to get a rescue team there faster, according to senior military leaders.

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Sunherald.com

Fog of war in Benghazi hampered military response

In this Sept. 14, 2012 file photo shows Libyan military guards check one of the U.S. consulate's burned buildings in Benghazi, after a deadly attack on Tuesday, Sept.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Air & Space

Above & Beyond: Take a Left at Portugal

Operation El Dorado Canyon, the 1986 U.S. bombing raid against Libya, began for me with a phone call at noon on Sunday, April 13. I was a U.S. fighter pilot flying General Dynamics F-111F Aardvarks out of Royal Air Force Lakenheath in Britain.

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National Review Online

Brothers, Bombs, Jokes . . .

What about the bombs raining on his brothers in Israel? Who is Erdogan's family, exactly? We know it extends beyond his fellow Turks to Arabs.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, US Politics, John Kerry, US News, US Senate, Democrat

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