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3 hrs ago | 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

ABS-CBN News

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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Outlook

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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AlertNet

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

KXXV-TV Waco

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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Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, Africa, George Bush

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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ABS-CBN News

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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News24

.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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NewsOn6 Tulsa

Thousands flee to Tunisia to escape Libya fighting

More than 35 percent of Americans have debts and unpaid bills that have been reported to collection agencies, according to a study released Tuesday by the Urban Institute.

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The Straits Times

Nearly 50 French, British nationals evacuated from Libya

France has evacuated more than nearly 50 French and British citizens from Libya by ship, French authorities said on Wednesday amid growing lawlessness and unrest in the north African country.

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WLNE-TV Providence

Libyan official: Assailants abduct, free lawmaker

Mississippi's governor and attorney general will have to decide whether to challenge a federal appeals court ruling that is keeping the state's only abortion clinic in business.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

In-depth Africa

8 Sudanese nationals killed, 2 injured in Libya's Tripoli clashes

The Sudanese embassy in Tripoli said that eight Sudanese nationals were killed and two others injured in clashes between armed militias which took place in Al-Karimea neighbourhood in the Libyan capital.

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Trend

Former Libyan deputy PM kidnapped

Unknown gunmen kidnapped former Libyan Deputy Prime Minister Mustafa Abu Shagor in the capital city Tripoli on Tuesday, a member of the parliament confirmed, Xinhua reported.

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Yahoo!

Tripoli fire rages as Libya warplane crashes in Benghazi battle

A huge blaze raged for a third day at a fuel depot near Tripoli's airport Tuesday, while a warplane crashed in Libya's second city Benghazi during fighting with Islamists.

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