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13 min ago | CBS Local

US State Dept: Staff Evacuated From Libya Embassy Amid Growing Violence

The United States shut down its embassy in Libya on Saturday and evacuated its diplomats to neighboring Tunisia under U.S. military escort amid a significant deterioration in security in Tripoli as fighting intensified between rival militias, the State Department said.

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13 min ago | KION 46

U.S. Embassy in Libya evacuates personnel

The U.S. Embassy in Libya evacuated its personnel on Saturday because of heavy militia violence raging in the capital, Tripoli, the State Department said.

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13 min ago | USA Today

U.S. embassy in Libya evacuated

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1 hr ago | Courthouse News Service

'Real-World' Trumps Gitmo Detainee's Claim

A former Guantanamo detainee cannot use WikiLeaks cables to sue the United States for pulling the strings behind his subsequent prosecution in Libya because revolutionaries have already broken him out of a maximum-security prison in Tripoli, a federal judge ruled Wednesday.

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5 hrs ago | Express India

After Iraq, concern over Kerala nurses in Libya

Summary After the safe return of nurses from Iraq, concern is growing in Kerala over nurses employed in North African country Libya, where militant groups are fighting for control.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Miami Herald

Oil company worker from Malta is abducted in Libya

Malta's foreign ministry says a Maltese man who works for an oil company in Libya has been kidnapped by rebels on the outskirts of Tripoli.

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The Baltimore Sun

Libya seeks ceasefire as south Tripoli a militia 'war zone'

Black plumes of smoke marked shell blasts and bulldozed earthen barricades mapped out the frontlines around Tripoli's largest airport, now at the heart of a standoff between the country's powerful militias.

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The Daily Star

Fresh militia clashes at Libya airport

Smoke billows during clashes between security forces and armed groups near a Libyan army special forces barracks, on July 23, 2014, in the eastern city of Benghazi.

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Accuracy In Media

More Deaths in Benghazi as Libya Falls Apart

Islamist militancy and terrorism is on the rise in Libya and the country is being torn apart at the seams.

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Iol.co.za

Libyan govt warns of collapse

The Libyan government warned on Friday of the possibility of a break-up of the country if clashes between rival militias for control of Tripoli airport went on.

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United Nations

Troubled by escalating violence in Libya, ICC Prosecutor urges halt to fighting

The situation in Libya since 15 February 2011 is one of seven currently under investigation by the ICC, which is based in The Hague.

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The Washington Post

A prominent Libyan activist abducted amid clashes

Father of well-known Libyan activist says armed men abducted his son in the capital Tripoli, which is witnessing ongoing battles between heavily armed militias.

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KSWO

A prominent Libyan activist abducted amid clashes

U.S. District Judge Neil V. Wake was attending a ceremony for a judicial colleague when he received an urgent - and unusual - request: Lawyers for a condemned inmate wanted him to stop an execution that didn't... U.S. District Judge Neil V. Wake was attending a ceremony for a judicial colleague when he received an urgent - and unusual - request: ... (more)

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Los Angeles Times

Italy tries to cope with crush of migrants seeking refuge in Europe

Down a dusty back street in this Sicilian port, a crowded former school houses participants in what some are describing as nothing less than a biblical exodus.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

International Business Times

Online Porn Filter: Strongly Snubbed by 80% of Britons

The man behind this idea was none other than David Cameron who thought to offer some help to the broadband users so that it becomes feasible to avoid adult material.

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Daily Monitor

Lessons from aviation history of tragic passenger airline shoot downs

Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 was shot down in Ukrainian airspace and I wish to extend my condolences to the bereaved families and countries, particularly the Netherlands, the origin of most of the victims and Malaysia, which also lost many people and another plane so soon after another that just disappeared from the sky and its whereabouts are yet ... (more)

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Reuters

UPDATE 2-Rival Libyan militias clash in Tripoli, Benghazi

Heavy black smoke rose over southern Tripoli on Thursday after rival militias exchanged artillery and rocket fire in a battle over the Libyan capital's airport that has killed more than 50 people in nearly a fortnight of fighting.

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The Daily Star

New committee to follow up on Sadr disappearance

A conference launching a new committee to follow up on the case of Shiite Imam Musa Sadr's disappearance.

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The Baltimore Sun

Turkey may evacuate embassy in Libya amid fighting -minister

Turkey may evacuate its embassy in the Libyan capital Tripoli, Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said on Thursday, a day after his ministry advised all Turkish citizens to leave the North African country due to the worsening security situation.

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News24

.com | Libya power handover agreed

Nigeria's president has reportedly vowed to bring back the more than 200 abducted schoolgirls, saying his government is doing everything possible to secure their release.

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