UN Secretary General Envoy to Libya Visits Sudan

[SNA] Khartoum -The United Nations Secretary General Envoy to Libya, Martin Kobler will pay important visit to Sudan, next, Sunday, during which he will meet Foreign Minister, Prof. Ibrahim Ghandour and a number of government senior officials.

[SNA] Khartoum -The United Nations Secretary General Envoy to Libya, Martin Kobler will pay important visit to Sudan, next, Sunday, during which he will meet Foreign Minister, Prof. Ibrahim Ghandour and a number of government senior officials.

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Equatorial Guinea’s Nguema Blames Africa’s Woes On Disunity, Hails Gaddafi

[Monitor] Entebbe -The Equatorial Guinea President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, said on Wednesday night that the African continent has potential to transform from its current state of hopelessness into a modernized part of the world but disunity amon…

[Monitor] Entebbe -The Equatorial Guinea President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, said on Wednesday night that the African continent has potential to transform from its current state of hopelessness into a modernized part of the world but disunity among the 55 states was among the key problems limiting its progress.

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Returnees From Libya Form Association to Fight Against ‘Backway’

[Daily Observer] The fourth batch of Gambian returnees from Libya, comprising of 169 people recently gathered to form an association, designed to discourage youth from embarking on the perilous journey. The increasing number of youth embarking on the j…

[Daily Observer] The fourth batch of Gambian returnees from Libya, comprising of 169 people recently gathered to form an association, designed to discourage youth from embarking on the perilous journey. The increasing number of youth embarking on the journey to Europe through the harsh deserts and across the Mediterranean sea commonly referred to as the 'Backway' in The Gambia, in recent years is a cause for concern.

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Again, 253 Repatriated From Libya

[Daily Trust] Lagos -Barely one week after report went viral that African immigrants were being sold as slaves in Libya, more stranded Nigerians were on Tuesday evacuated from the North African country.

[Daily Trust] Lagos -Barely one week after report went viral that African immigrants were being sold as slaves in Libya, more stranded Nigerians were on Tuesday evacuated from the North African country.

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ICC Unseals Warrant for Libya’s Gaddafi-Era Official

[Al Jazeera] The International Criminal Court (ICC) has unsealed an arrest warrant for Libya’s former security chief, accusing him of carrying out war crimes in 2011 to stop opposition against the country’s former leader Muammar Gaddafi.

[Al Jazeera] The International Criminal Court (ICC) has unsealed an arrest warrant for Libya's former security chief, accusing him of carrying out war crimes in 2011 to stop opposition against the country's former leader Muammar Gaddafi.

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Libya – 9,000 Migrants Rescued in Mediterranean Over Weekend – Iom

[Daily Trust] Nearly 9,000 mainly African migrants were rescued in the Mediterranean this past long weekend after being put by smugglers in Libya onto unseaworthy boats heading toward Italy, U.N. aid agencies said on Tuesday.

[Daily Trust] Nearly 9,000 mainly African migrants were rescued in the Mediterranean this past long weekend after being put by smugglers in Libya onto unseaworthy boats heading toward Italy, U.N. aid agencies said on Tuesday.

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Joint Statement On the Recent Violence in Libya’s South

[PR Newswire] London -Joint Statement by the Ambassadors to Libya of the People’s Republic of China, France, the Russian Federation, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, and the United States of America on the recent violence in Li…

[PR Newswire] London -Joint Statement by the Ambassadors to Libya of the People's Republic of China, France, the Russian Federation, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, and the United States of America on the recent violence in Libya's south

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Scores Missing As Migrants’ Boat Sinks

[Al Jazeera] At least 97 people are missing and believed to have drowned after their Europe-bound boat sank in the Mediterranean Sea on Thursday, according to the Libyan coast guard.

[Al Jazeera] At least 97 people are missing and believed to have drowned after their Europe-bound boat sank in the Mediterranean Sea on Thursday, according to the Libyan coast guard.

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IOM – African Migrants Traded in Libya’s ‘Slave Markets’

[Al Jazeera] Hundreds of African refugees and migrants passing through Libya are being bought and sold in modern-day slave markets before being held for ransom, forced labour or sexual exploitation, survivors have told the UN’s migration agency.

[Al Jazeera] Hundreds of African refugees and migrants passing through Libya are being bought and sold in modern-day slave markets before being held for ransom, forced labour or sexual exploitation, survivors have told the UN's migration agency.

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