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Apr 14, 2019
Over 120 people killed, nearly 600 wounded in Libya since violence escalated in Tripoli, says WHOLibya has been in turmoil since the NATO-backed overthrow of dictator Moamer Kadhafi in 2011, which has led to the creation of a bewildering array of militias all seeking to take control.
Aug 10, 2018
Malta in talks with Maharashtra govt for tourism promotion, eyes 20% growth in Indian visitor arrivals in 2018Around 4,000 Indian tourists visited Malta in 2017.
Jun 11, 2018
Italy appeals to NATO for help in tackling illegal immigration from Libya, says terrorists could sneak in and cause havocItaly has appealed to NATO for greater help in tackling illegal immigration from North Africa, especially Libya.
Dec 25, 2017
Emirates stops flying to Tunisia after women claim they were banned from boarding airline's flights to DubaiThe announcement came two days after Tunisian government officials said the UAE had banned Tunisian woman from flying to or transiting through its territory
Nov 15, 2017
Indian explorer declares himself 'king' of unclaimed land in North Africa, invites others for citizenshipAn Indian adventurer declared himself the ruler of an unclaimed strip of land in North Africa between Sudan and Egypt, and is encouraging people to apply for citizenship
Aug 07, 2017
Israel's call to shut Al-Jazeera is brazen attack on media freedom: Amnesty InternationalIsrael's decision to close the offices of broadcaster Al-Jazeera in the Jewish state is "a brazen attack on media freedom", Amnesty International said on Monday.
Jul 23, 2017
Hundreds of bodies of Islamic State militants lie unclaimed in Libya as countries refuse to acknowledge themMonths after Libyan forces defeated IS, hundreds of bodies of foreign militants still lie stored in freezers as authorities negotiate with other governments
Jul 10, 2017
US laptop ban: Washington lifts restriction on Kuwait Airways flightsKuwait Airways has said that a ban on laptops and tablets in the cabins of its US-bound flights had been lifted by Washington
Jun 30, 2017
60 people missing feared drowned after boat sinks off Libya; 80 survivors brought to safety in ItalySome 60 people are missing and believed drowned after the dinghy they were on sank off Libya, the International Organisation for Migration said Friday, citing survivor testimony.
Jun 24, 2017
Spain coastguards rescue more than 200 migrants from five vessels in the MediterraneanSpain's coastguards rescued more than 200 migrants on Saturday as they attempted to make the perilous sea crossing from north Africa to Europe.