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LIVE! Ukraine on the brink as troops take on rebels

Ukrainian government forces launched their first significant military action in the east of the country on Tuesday, clashing with about 30 pro-Russian gunmen at a provincial airfield and heightening fears that the standoff could escalate into a major armed conflict.

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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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The Daily Star

Libyan guard at U.S. embassy missing, believed kidnapped

An exterior view of the U.S. consulate, which was attacked and set on fire by gunmen seen in Benghazi September 12, 2012.

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The Baltimore Sun

Libya to export first oil since rebel deal

A tanker is due to load 1 million barrels of crude on Tuesday from Libya's reopened Hariga port, its first export shipment since a deal to end months of closures at its main oil terminals, the National Oil Corp. said.

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BBC News

AUDIO: 'Killing books' in Libya

Mansour Bushnaf is a Libyan playwright who, at the age of 60 has just published his first novel in English.

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The Age

Jordan envoy to Libya kidnapped

Masked gunmen snatched Jordan's ambassador to Libya from his car early on Tuesday and shot and severely wounded his driver, Jordan's Prime Minister Abdullah Ensour said.

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NBC12

Official: Gunmen abduct Jordan ambassador in Libya

Libya's Foreign Ministry's spokesman Said al-Aswad says several masked gunmen in civilian clothes and in two cars attacked the car of Ambassador Fawaz al-Etan on Tuesday morning in Tripoli.

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News24

Gunmen abduct Jordan envoy in Libya

Zimbabwean opposition parties have reportedly taken a swipe at the ruling Zanu-PF party and described it as "worse than the Smith regime".

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

UPI

Libyan prime minister resigns after armed attack on family

Newly appointed Libyan Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thinni submitted his resignation on Sunday a day after armed men attacked him and his family.

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The Miami Herald

Libyan judge orders video link to try Gadhafi son

Jeffrey Soffer, left, and his sister Jackie Soffer, right. Jeffrey is chairman and CEO and Jackie, principal, of the family owned Turnberry Associates, which owns the Fontainebleau Miami Beach, Aventura Mall, and Turnberry Isle Miami.

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WTOP-FM Washington

Libya judge orders Gadhafi son tried by video link

This image Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013 file photo made from AP video shows Seif al-Islam Gadhafi, son of Libya's former dictator Moammar Gadhafi, inside a cage in a courtroom in Zintan, Libya.

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ABC News

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 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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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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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Washington Times

Hillary Clinton all but erased from tragic story of the attack in Benghazi

A huge wave of public testimony, reports and documents on what happened in Benghazi now floods Washington, and little of it focuses on the role of Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton before, on, or after Sept.

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WATE-TV Knoxville

Interim Libyan prime minister to step down

An Ohio man is sitting on a street corner with a sign declaring he's a bully as part of his sentence for harassing a neighbor and her disabled children.

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CBS 47

Council of elders elected in eastern Libya

First Alert Weather Alert: Flood Warning expires at 8:00 PM on 4/15, issued at 10:03 PM Fort White, FL First Alert Weather Alert: Flood Warning expires at 10:12 AM on 4/15, issued at 10:12 AM Hoboken, GA TRIPOLI, Libya - State television in eastern Libya has announced the results of elections for a council of elders, a significant step toward ... (more)

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TheBlaze.com

Libya's Interim Prime Minister Abruptly Quits, Says He Was Victim of Armed Attack

Libya's interim Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thani suddenly stepped down from his post Sunday, citing an armed "traitorous attack" he says he and his family had been the victims of Saturday in a statement, according to the AFP .

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BBC News

Libyan PM to step down after attack

The newly appointed Libyan Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thinni is stepping down after he and his family were attacked by a militia.

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Russia Taday

Pressure mounts on UK over CIA's 'black site' jail in Indian Ocean

A human rights group is urging Britain's Foreign office to "come clean" over claims that a British-administered island in the Indian Ocean, Diego Garcia, was used as a secret "black site" detention center by the CIA.

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