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13 killed in attack on anti-militia protesters in Libya

Source: Politics Balla | Nov 15 2013, 3:28pm CST | by IANS

Tripoli, Nov 16 (IANS) A group of militiamen opened fire Friday on hundreds of protesters here, killing 13 people and wounding 113 others. The protesters were demanding the militia to leave their headquarters in the city, Xinhua reported quoting the Libyan health ministry.
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More heavy fighting in Libya's Benghazi, death toll rises to 130

Oct 26 2014 3:46pm CDT | Source: Townhall's

By Ayman al-Warfalli BENGHAZI Libya (Reuters) - Heavy fighting flared on Sunday between Libya's army and Islamist militias a ...
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US Helping France Monitor Al-Qaeda Arms Shipments from Libya to Africa's Sahel Region

Oct 25 2014 10:28am CDT | Source: Big Government

U.S. intelligence is helping French forces monitor al-Qaeda weapons deliveries from Libya to the Sahel region in Africa. A top French military official, speaking on the condition of anonymity because he was not allowed to discuss the matter publicly, told the Associated Press that in the upcoming weeks, France will dispatch some of its troops to the Sahel region towards the Libya-Niger border, a lawless area overrun by Islamic jihadists.  U.S. intelligence h ...
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School headmaster shot dead in Pakistan
Islamabad, Dec 4 (IANS) Unidentified gunmen Thursday killed the headmaster of a private school in Pakistan's Balochistan province.
 
Four more bodies recovered from sunken South Korean ship
Seoul, Dec 4 (IANS) Four more bodies were recovered Thursday from a sunken South Korean fishing ship in the Bering Sea, the foreign ministry here said.
 
Lesbian couple asked to desist in London restaurant
London, Dec 4 (IANS) A lesbian couple in a London restaurant was asked to desist by a staff member, who asked them to "stop what you are doing".
 
 

Armed group shuts oil pipeline in Libya

Source: Politics Balla | Oct 26 2013, 5:00pm CDT | by IANS

Armed group shuts oil pipeline in Libya
Tripoli, Oct 27 (IANS) An armed group from Berber minority community shut down the Italian-led oil company ENI's pipelines in Mellitah Saturday evening, a source said.
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Air force officer killed in Libya

Source: Politics Balla | Oct 24 2013, 8:04am CDT | by IANS

Air force officer killed in Libya
Tripoli, Oct 24 (IANS) A senior officer of the Libyan Air Force was killed by unidentified assailants in the eastern city of Benghazi Thursday morning, Abdullah Zaidi, a spokesman of the joint operation security room for the city, told Xinhua.
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Al Qaeda-affiliated militia men killed in Libya

Source: Politics Balla | Oct 15 2013, 8:54am CDT | by IANS

Al Qaeda-affiliated militia men killed in Libya
Tripoli, Oct 15 (IANS) Seven members of the Al Qaeda-affiliated militia Ansar Al Sharia died in Libya's Sirte in an explosion Monday, Libyan Deputy Defence Minister Khaled Al Sharif said Tuesday.
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Italy steps up migrant boat patrols after tragedies

Source: Politics Balla | Oct 14 2013, 11:36pm CDT | by IANS

Italy steps up migrant boat patrols after tragedies
Rome, Oct 15 (IANS/AKI) Italy has announced new "humanitarian" naval and aerial patrols in the Mediterranean following several recent tragedies in which hundreds of migrants were drowned.
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Libya again: Who makes America do such silly things? (Comment, Special to IANS)

Source: Politics Balla | Oct 11 2013, 4:38am CDT | by IANS

Libya again: Who makes America do such silly things? (Comment, Special to IANS)
Recent events in Libya remind me of my first assignment in that country. But first let us recapitulate the latest American adventure.
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Italy mourns boat mishap, weather halts search for bodies (Roundup)

Source: Politics Balla | Oct 4 2013, 11:18am CDT | by IANS

Italy mourns boat mishap, weather halts search for bodies (Roundup)
Rome, Oct 4 (IANS/AKI) A day after a boat believed to be carrying over 500 migrants, mainly from Eritrea and Somalia, caught fire and sank off Lampedusa in Italy, inclement weather forced divers to halt their search for hundreds of the missing migrants.
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