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U.N. to hold new Libya talks, gunmen kidnap deputy foreign minister

Jan 26, 2015    

BENGHAZI/TRIPOLI (Reuters) - A new round of talks between rival Libyan factions will take place in Geneva on Monday, the United Nations said, even as gunmen kidnapped the deputy foreign minister of the recognised government.Nearly four years after a NATO-backed revolt ousted Muammar Gaddafi, Libya is in turmoil with two rival governments and two parliaments backed by armed factions who Western governments fear may drag the country into civil war.The internationally-recognised government of Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thinni and the elected House of Representatives have worked out of the east af...

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