France says Libya needs “exceptional” UN support

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Thursday 28 August, 2014 French President Francois Hollande on Thursday called on the United Nations to organise “exceptional” support for Libyan authorities to restore order More...

Libya warns United Nations of possible slide into civil war

Smoke rises from the Brigade Qaqaa headquarters, a former Libyan Army camp known as Camp 7 April, following clashes between rival militias at the Sawani road district, August 24,2014.

Thursday 28 August, 2014 Libya warned the U.N. Security Council on Wednesday that the chaotic North African state could descend into full-scale civil war if heavily armed warring More...

Tunisia Rejects Foreign Intervention in Libya

Tunisian Minister of Foreign Affairs Mongi Hamdi. Photo credit: Official Facebook Page of FMA

Ministers of foreign affairs from Libya’s neighboring countries met Monday in Cairo to discuss the country’s crippling violence and its consequences for the region. Wednesday More...

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Second tanker waits to load oil at reopened Libyan port

Thursday 21 August, 2014 - A second tanker is waiting to load oil at Libya’s Es Sider port, state-run National Oil Corp (NOC) said on Thursday, as the country’s biggest crude More...

Libya restarts oil exports from biggest port as fighting rages in Benghazi

Wednesday 20 August, 2014 BENGHAZI – Libya has restarted oil exports from its biggest port for the first time since the end of a year-long blockade, a boost to the central More...

Tripoli Food & Pack Show, Tripoli 02-Jun-2014 to 05-Jun-2014

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Tripoli Food & Pack Show is a premier trade fair for food and food techonologies and packaging machinery industry in More...

Libya Energy | 04-07 Dec 2014

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Libya Energy, International exhibition on energy generation and conservation, to showcase the progress made, deliberate More...

File picture shows Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan at an extraordinary congress of the ruling AKP to choose a new party leader, on August 27, 2014 (AFP Photo/Adem Altan) Erdogan to be sworn in as Turkey’s new president

Thursday 28 August, 2014 ANKARA – Turkey’s outgoing Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan was on Thursday...

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reacts during a news conference at his office in Jerusalem August 27, 2014.
CREDIT: REUTERS/NIR ELIAS Gaza truce holding but Israel’s Netanyahu under fire at home

Thursday 28 August, 2014 GAZA/JERUSALEM- An open-ended ceasefire in the Gaza war held on Wednesday as...

Turkey's Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan addresses members of his ruling AK Party (AKP) during a meeting at the party headquarters in Ankara August 14, 2014.
CREDIT: REUTERS/UMIT BEKTAS President-elect Erdogan heralds ‘new Turkey’ in last party speech

Wednesday 27 August, 2014 ANKARA- In a farewell speech to supporters of his AK Party, Turkish...

Alonso set to join Bayern Munich

Spanish midfielder Xabi Alonso kicks a penalty shoot out during the Euro 2012 championships semi-final match against Portugal at the Donbass Arena in Donetsk on June 27, 2012 (AFP Photo/Pierre-Philippe Marcou)

Thursday 28 August, 2014 BERLIN – German champions Bayern Munich on Thursday announced they had agreed terms More...

Platini says he will not challenge Blatter at FIFA

Thursday 28 August, 2014 Monaco – UEFA president Michel Platini announced Thursday that he will not challenge Sepp Blatter for the..

Sharapova reaches US Open third round, American men in new low

Thursday 28 August, 2014 New York – Maria Sharapova booked her US Open third-round berth with a gritty three-set victory over..

Pope in South Korea: Live Report

Pope Francis takes part in a beatification mass at Gwanghwamun Square in central Seoul (AFP Photo/Vincenzo Pinto)

Saturday 16 August, 2014 Hong Kong: 03:10 GMT – Closing Report – AFP IS CLOSING ITS LIVE REPORT on the More...

Malaysian jet crash in Ukraine: Live Report

Friday, July 18, 2014 London (AFP) – 12:13 GMT – Mistaken identity? – In Russia, conspiracy theories abound as to how..
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5 Things Everyone Should Know About Ramadan

Saturday, June 28, 2014 The Muslim observance of Ramadan begins this evening and ends a month later on Monday, July 28...

A military leader is the last thing Libya needs

While renegade general Haftar has managed to quell extremists in the east, it would be better if all sides were to..
An MSF medical worker feeds an Ebola sufferer at an MSF facility in Kailahun, eastern Sierra Leone on August 15, 2014. AFP

Ebola cases could exceed 20,000 before outbreak stemmed: WHO

Thursday 28 August, 2014 The World Health Organization said Thursday it aimed to reverse the spread of Ebola within three months,..

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