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Manchester terror attack: British authorities
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Manchester terror attack: British authorities "furious" over intelligence leaks to US media

Britain raced to hunt down a jihadist network thought to be behind the Manchester concert attack, as a row escalated between London and Washington over leaked material from the probe.

Nicolas Sarkozy seeks French presidency: Corruption, legal scandals marked his last tenure
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Nicolas Sarkozy seeks French presidency: Corruption, legal scandals marked his last tenure

Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy announced in his book Tout pour la France (All for France) that he has decided to be a candidate in the 2017 presidential election.

Will vote for Donald Trump, says Malik Obama, US President's half-brother
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Will vote for Donald Trump, says Malik Obama, US President's half-brother

US President Barack Obama's half-brother Malik Obama, a longtime Democrat, has switched allegiance to the Republican party and intends to vote for Donald Trump because he believes the business tycoon "speaks from the heart".

Bodies of 41 migrants wash up on Libyan beach
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Bodies of 41 migrants wash up on Libyan beach

Volunteers have recovered the bodies of 41 people, presumed to be migrants, after they washed up on a Libyan beach, an official from the coastal city of Sabratha said on Sunday

Made a lot of money in a deal with Muammar Gaddafi, says Donald Trump
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Made a lot of money in a deal with Muammar Gaddafi, says Donald Trump

Donald Trump says he made "a lot of money" in a deal years ago with Muammar Gaddafi, despite suggesting at the time he had no idea the former Libyan dictator was involved in renting his suburban New York estate.

Facebook emerging as online market for arms sale in Libya: Report
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Facebook emerging as online market for arms sale in Libya: Report

Social media giant Facebook and mobile message service WhatsApp are increasingly being used to sell weapons like AK-47s and truck-mounted machine guns in war-ravaged Libya, a media report said on Saturday.

Suicide attacker explodes car bomb in Damascus, kills 10
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Suicide attacker explodes car bomb in Damascus, kills 10

State TV reported the blast occurred near a police officers' club. It showed footage of the blast scene, including several damaged vehicles and one burnt-out car.

North Korea cites 'destruction' of Gaddafi, Saddam as defence of nuclear test
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North Korea cites 'destruction' of Gaddafi, Saddam as defence of nuclear test

North Korea has defended its latest nuclear test, citing the fate of two toppled West Asia-North Africa leaders, while flexing its military muscle by showing TV footage of a submarine-launched missile test

H-bomb and beyond: The Dragon is not impressed but it won't abandon North Korea
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H-bomb and beyond: The Dragon is not impressed but it won't abandon North Korea

China had been advising Pyongyang not to go ahead with its nuclear ambitions.

Azam Khan's West-baiting remarks on the Arab world being shortchanged on oil are way off the mark
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Azam Khan's West-baiting remarks on the Arab world being shortchanged on oil are way off the mark

Azam Khan's oil market world view is dated and simplistic. Yes, the oil prices have softened lately but that is not due to any political manipulation

Islamic State affiliates abduct, kill judge in Libya
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Islamic State affiliates abduct, kill judge in Libya

Islamic state (IS) affiliates in Libya have executed a judge, Mohamed Al-Namli, who was abducted a week ago, the Libyan Judicial Organisation said on Wednesday.

UN Security Council condemns bomb attacks in Tripoli
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UN Security Council condemns bomb attacks in Tripoli

The UN Security Council (UNSC) has condemned the bomb attacks against the embassies of Egypt and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in Tripoli, Libya.

Why Turkey's role in Libya is only adding to its pro-Islamist perception
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Why Turkey's role in Libya is only adding to its pro-Islamist perception

Libya's disintegration comes as international efforts to tackle Islamic State insurgents in Iraq and Syria have highlighted stark strategic differences between Turkey and its regional and international partners.

Bomb goes off near Egyptian embassy in Libya's capital
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Bomb goes off near Egyptian embassy in Libya's capital

Three years after the fall of Muammar Gaddafi, Libya is caught up in growing unrest as rival armed factions compete for control of the country's oil resources.

Chaos in Libya as Supreme court rejects elected parliament
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Chaos in Libya as Supreme court rejects elected parliament

Libya's Supreme Court on Thursday declared the internationally recognised parliament as unconstitutional, in a ruling likely to fuel further chaos in the north African oil producing nation.

Death toll rises to 130 as heavy fighting in Libya's Benghazi continues
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Death toll rises to 130 as heavy fighting in Libya's Benghazi continues

As the war continues in Libya's second largest city, Benghazi, at least 130 have been killed in the past 10 days. Heavy fighting flared on Sunday between Libya's army and Islamist militias.

Libya: Govt loses control of ministries in face of rebel onslaught
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Libya: Govt loses control of ministries in face of rebel onslaught

Libya is descending into anarchy as former rebels who helped topple Muammar Gaddafi in a NATO-backed uprising in 2011 have turned their guns on each other as they seek to set the country's political agenda and control its vast oil reserves.

Tripoli airport terminal destroyed after war planes strike Libya
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Tripoli airport terminal destroyed after war planes strike Libya

Tripoli residents heard jets followed by explosions at dawn but more details on the latest fighting in Libya were not immediately available.

US' diplomats leave Libya as Benghazi attack return to haunt Obama
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US' diplomats leave Libya as Benghazi attack return to haunt Obama

Republicans have been quick to characterize the chaos in Libya and the Benghazi attacks as further evidence of the administration's weak foreign policy.

Suicide attack escalates violence as Libya's oil output slips
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Suicide attack escalates violence as Libya's oil output slips

Libya's oil production has fallen, turning back a hard-won increase since April in revenue just as it faces increased fighting in the capital and across Benghazi.