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US military accuses Russia of sending warplanes to Libya in support of anti-govt mercenaries; Kremlin denies claim
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US military accuses Russia of sending warplanes to Libya in support of anti-govt mercenaries; Kremlin denies claim

The deployment of the fighter jets appeared to confirm Russia's deepening role in the sprawling proxy war, where its Libyan ally, commander Khalifa Hifter, suffered a series of major losses last week that dealt a heavy blow to his campaign

Europe-bound boat carrying migrants capsizes off Libya coast, 65 rescued; UN says 40 migrants presumed drowned
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Europe-bound boat carrying migrants capsizes off Libya coast, 65 rescued; UN says 40 migrants presumed drowned

A boat carrying dozens of migrants bound for Europe capsized on Tuesday in the Mediterranean Sea off Libya, with at least 40 people missing and presumed drowned, UN officials said.

Violence in Tripoli: Cholera outbreak imminent with 60,000 living in makeshift refugee camps, says WHO
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Violence in Tripoli: Cholera outbreak imminent with 60,000 living in makeshift refugee camps, says WHO

A month-old battle for Libya’s capital Tripoli risks causing an “exponential” rise in civilian casualties as well as outbreaks of deadly diseases including cholera, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday.

Sushma Swaraj says 17 coordinators appointed in Tripoli to help Indians leave Libya; Indian embassy helping people with exit visas
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Sushma Swaraj says 17 coordinators appointed in Tripoli to help Indians leave Libya; Indian embassy helping people with exit visas

Efforts to evacuate all Indians have been underway ever since tensions rose in Tripoli on 4 April, when Khalifa Haftar announced an attack on the Libyan capital to capture the region from the UN-backed Government of National Accord

Sushma Swaraj appeals to 500 Indians to leave Tripoli immediately as situation in Libya deteriorates
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Sushma Swaraj appeals to 500 Indians to leave Tripoli immediately as situation in Libya deteriorates

Efforts to evacuate all Indians have been underway ever since tensions rose in Tripoli on 4 April, when Khalifa Haftar announced an attack on the Libyan capital to capture the region from the UN-backed Government of National Accord (GNA).

Oil slips from five-month high as sluggish economic outlook counters tight market, Brent futures at strongest level
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Oil slips from five-month high as sluggish economic outlook counters tight market, Brent futures at strongest level

Despite the economic concerns, global oil markets are tight, and Brent and WTI crude oil futures have risen by 40% and 30% respectively since the start of the year.

Libyan Police says 400 prisoners escaped Ain Zara prison amid Tripoli clashes, many of them supporters of Muammar Gaddafi
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Libyan Police says 400 prisoners escaped Ain Zara prison amid Tripoli clashes, many of them supporters of Muammar Gaddafi

The Libya government has declared a state of emergency in and around Tripoli, saying the fighting is "an attempt to derail peaceful political transition".

Libyan National Army launches air strikes against rival militia that targeted oil facilities in eastern part of country
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Libyan National Army launches air strikes against rival militia that targeted oil facilities in eastern part of country

Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar's forces launched air strikes against a rival militia targeting key oil facilities in the east of the country

Donald Trump threatens Kim Jong-un, says denuclearise or suffer same fate as Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi
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Donald Trump threatens Kim Jong-un, says denuclearise or suffer same fate as Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi

US president Donald Trump has threatened North Korean leader Kim Jong-un with "decimation," unless he agrees to denuclearise the Korean peninsula.

North Korea is dismantling nuclear site, but is this first step towards denuclearisation or Pyongyang's bid to hide evidence?
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North Korea is dismantling nuclear site, but is this first step towards denuclearisation or Pyongyang's bid to hide evidence?

Satellite imagery shows North Korea dismantling facilities at its nuclear test site, but experts say the images can’t reveal whether it is the first step toward full denuclearisation, or an attempt to cloak nuclear capabilities from outside observers.

Nicolas Sarkozy denounces Gaddafi funding his election campaign, blasts 'lack of evidence' to prove allegations
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Nicolas Sarkozy denounces Gaddafi funding his election campaign, blasts 'lack of evidence' to prove allegations

Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy blasted what he said was a lack of evidence for the corruption charges against him over allegations that late Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi funded his 2007 election campaign, in his court statement published on Thursday

Nicolas Sarkozy charged with links to Muammar Gaddafi: Former French president no stranger to legal controversies
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Nicolas Sarkozy charged with links to Muammar Gaddafi: Former French president no stranger to legal controversies

Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy was charged on Wednesday over allegations that he received millions of euros towards his 2007 election campaign from the late Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi.

Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy charged for taking illegal campaign funding from Muammar Gaddafi
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Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy charged for taking illegal campaign funding from Muammar Gaddafi

Nicolas Sarkozy was handed preliminary charges over allegations he accepted millions of euros in illegal campaign funding from the late Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi.

Ex-French president Nicolas Sarkozy held over claims that he received campaign funding from Muammar Gaddafi
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Ex-French president Nicolas Sarkozy held over claims that he received campaign funding from Muammar Gaddafi

Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy was taken into custody on Tuesday in connection with allegations that he received millions of euros in illegal campaign financing from the regime of the late Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi.

Nicolas Sarkozy in custody for Libyan campaign funding probe, French ex-president calls allegations 'grotesque'
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Nicolas Sarkozy in custody for Libyan campaign funding probe, French ex-president calls allegations 'grotesque'

Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy was being held in police custody for questioning by magistrates looking into allegations of Libyan funding for his 2007 election campaign, an official in the French judiciary said

As Vladimir Putin's election win promises quarter-century as head of State, here are the world's longest-serving leaders
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As Vladimir Putin's election win promises quarter-century as head of State, here are the world's longest-serving leaders

Vladimir Putin won Russia's presidential election on Sunday, giving him a fourth term that will take him to nearly a quarter-century as the head of state or government

Libya clashes: At least 20 dead, 60 injured as violence shuts Tripoli airport; govt says assault was aimed at freeing terrorists
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Libya clashes: At least 20 dead, 60 injured as violence shuts Tripoli airport; govt says assault was aimed at freeing terrorists

Fierce clashes broke out in the Libyan capital Tripoli on Monday, killing at least 20 people, shutting the airport, and damaging planes

North Korea dares the US: Kim Jong-un, Donald Trump keep the world on edge as China watches closely
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North Korea dares the US: Kim Jong-un, Donald Trump keep the world on edge as China watches closely

China's fear is that a change of regime in Korea, leading to the eventual unification of the north and south beholden to the US, is a dangerous proposition.

'Freed' Gaddafi son Seif al-Islam still wanted by Libya court for 2015 conviction: Prosecutor Ibrahim Ali
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'Freed' Gaddafi son Seif al-Islam still wanted by Libya court for 2015 conviction: Prosecutor Ibrahim Ali

Libyan authorities said Muammar Gaddafi's son Seif al-Islam, reportedly set free by a local militia, was still wanted by a Tripoli court for a 2015 conviction.

Muammar Gaddafi's son Saif Al-Islam released by Libyan militia after six years of detention
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Muammar Gaddafi's son Saif Al-Islam released by Libyan militia after six years of detention

Late Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi's son, Saif Al-Islam Gaddafi has been released after six years in detention by a militia group