Libya

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Europe silent on plight of detainees in Libya, says migration chief
Federico Soda said there needed to be ‘more condemnation’ of the conditions in state-run detention centres in Libya

Jennifer Rankin in Brussels

26, May, 2022 @12:17 PM

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Russian mercenaries accused over use of mines and booby traps in Libya
Exclusive: UN investigators say Wagner Group fighters did not mark mines’ positions and may have rigged bomb to teddy bear

Jason Burke

26, May, 2022 @4:15 AM

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Widow of man killed in Libya accuses South Africa of ‘silence’ in hunt for his body
The South African government sent Anton Hammerl’s passport to his widow in 2016 but has refused to say how it came to have it

Peter Beaumont

19, May, 2022 @12:11 PM

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Clashes in Tripoli as would-be prime minister attempts to claim power
Fathi Bashagha forced to withdraw in the face of opposition from Libya’s military

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

17, May, 2022 @11:27 AM

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No News review – cruelty of waiting for refugee rescue ship stuck in Malta
Lennart Hüper’s sombre film follows the resilience of the captain and crew of Lifeline, a ship that has been impounded in Malta, while politics plays out

Phuong Le

23, Apr, 2022 @1:25 PM

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Russia deploys up to 20,000 mercenaries in battle for Ukraine’s Donbas region
Moscow is luring mercenaries from Syria, Libya and elsewhere in effort to capture as much as possible of eastern Ukraine

Julian Borger in Washington

19, Apr, 2022 @10:20 PM

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All wars horrify us, but it seems not equally so | Letters
Letters: Readers respond to an article by Nesrine Malik about how the invasion of Ukraine has been viewed differently to other conflicts across the globe

Letters

04, Mar, 2022 @6:09 PM

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Libya elite told to end ‘game of musical chairs and focus on elections’
UN special adviser Stephanie Williams warns of resurgence of Islamic State if country is divided

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

30, Jan, 2022 @5:01 PM

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UK’s ambassador drawn into Libyan political crisis after elections called off
Parliamentary committee accuses ambassador of interference over tweet in support of recognising interim government

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

26, Dec, 2021 @3:14 PM

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Libyan presidential vote will not go ahead on Friday, officials confirm
Electoral body proposes one-month delay but it is unclear whether idea will be accepted by rival bodies jostling for power

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

22, Dec, 2021 @1:33 PM

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Fears of Libya violence as UN races to manage election postponement
All sides acknowledge 24 December vote cannot go ahead but there has been no announcement, and political vacuum looms

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

21, Dec, 2021 @1:18 PM

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Shipwrecked refugee crossings leave 164 dead in Mediterranean, says UN
Attempted crossing from Libya to Europe surge as authorities carry out deadly crackdown on refugees

Associated Press

21, Dec, 2021 @12:53 PM

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