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Egypt, Russia hold talks on fighting ‘terror’

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Egyptian President, Russian officials discuss was to battle "terrorism", Libya’s threat in meeting in Cairo.

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Head of Anti-graft body meets head and members of parliamentary group.

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Tripoli, 15 May 2017 Head of the National Anti-Corruption Board, Na'man Sheikh has met with head of ' For LibyaParliamentary Group', Halima Al-Sadiq and several other members of…

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President of Presidency Council confirms completion of all measures for welfare of this year pilgrims.

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Tripoli, 15 May 2017 President of Presidency Council, Fayez Sarraj accompanied by member of the Presidency Council and headof pilgrims mission, Ahmed Hamza attended Monday morning the…

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HSC meets head of UNSMIL.

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Tripoli, 15 May 2017 President of the High State Council, Abdurrahman Al Swahili met Sunday with Head of UNSMIL, Martin Kobler and his accompanying delegation. HSC media office,…

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Presidency Council Vice-President arrives in Kuwait.

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Tripoli, 15 May 2017 Presidency Council Vice-President, President of the Council of Arab Ministers of Youth and Sports, Ahmed Maitiq accompanied by Director General of Youth…

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Presidency Council forms preparatory committee to prepare national reconciliation project.

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Tripoli, 15 May 2017 GNA Presidency Council issued Sundaya resolution forming preparatory committee for preparing a nationalreconciliation project under the supervision of the…

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    Turkish school says warns German teachers over Christian content

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    ANKARA (Reuters) – The administrators of a prestigious Istanbul high school have warned teachers over Christian and Christmas-related content in German language classes, the school said on Monday, setting the stage for another diplomatic row between Ankara and Berlin.

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    Killings in Indian police custody go unpunished, says rights group

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    CHENNAI, India (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Senthil Kumar's mother saw him being dragged off by policemen on charges of extortion. Standing outside the Vadamadurai police station in India's southern state of Tamil Nadu, she heard him scream for mercy. The next day she was told her son was dead.

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    Killings in Indian police custody go unpunished, says rights group

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    CHENNAI, India (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Senthil Kumar's mother saw him being dragged off by policemen on charges of extortion. Standing outside the Vadamadurai police station in India's southern state of Tamil Nadu, she heard him scream for mercy. The next day she was told her son was dead.

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    South African soldier killed in Congo fire-fight

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    JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – A South African soldier on a United Nations mission in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) was killed in a rebel attack on their positions on Monday, the final day of President Joseph Kabila's mandated time in office, Pretoria said.

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    Australia, France to sign DCNS submarines deal on December 20

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    SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia and France are to sign a deal on Tuesday allowing French naval contractor DCNS to build a new fleet of submarines for Australia, said Australia's defence minister, in a deal worth 50 billion Australian dollars ($36.4 billion).

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    Russia, Iran and Turkey to hold Syria talks in Moscow on Tuesday

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    ANKARA/MOSCOW (Reuters) – The foreign and defense ministers of Russia, Iran and Turkey will discuss the future of Syria and the city of Aleppo at talks in Moscow on Tuesday, Turkish and Russian officials said.

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      Russia says concerned contacts with Trump team lack positive shifts: TASS

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      MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia's deputy foreign minister Sergei Ryabkov said Moscow was concerned that contacts with the Donald Trump administration had not yet led to positive shifts in the relations between the two nations, Russian news agencies quoted him as saying on Tuesday.

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      Panama’s Noriega: CIA spy turned drug-running dictator

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      PANAMA CITY (Reuters) – Former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega was for years a useful tool of the United States, until President George H.W. Bush lost patience with his brutal, drug-running rule and sent nearly 28,000 troops to invade the country and oust him.

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      Car bombs kill 20 in central Baghdad: security sources

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      BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Two car bombs killed at least 20 people in Baghdad and wounded about 80 others in streets packed with crowds preparing for the Ramadan fast early on Tuesday, security sources said.

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      Philippines urges Islamist rebels to surrender as battle enters eighth day

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      MARAWI, Philippines (Reuters) – The Philippine military urged Islamist militants occupying a southern city to turn themselves in on Tuesday, the eighth day of a push by security forces using armored vehicles and firing rockets from helicopters to eliminate the gunmen.

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      Panama dictator Noriega, ousted in U.S. invasion, dies at 83

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      PANAMA CITY (Reuters) – Former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega, who spied for the United States before his drug trafficking and brutality triggered a U.S. invasion to oust him in 1989, has died aged 83.

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      South Korea’s Jeju Air says China approves flights in sign of easing tension

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      SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea's Jeju Air said on Tuesday China has approved a plan to double its flights to the Chinese city of Weihai from June 2, boosting hopes of easing political tension between the two countries.

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        First oil in two years leaves Libya’s Ras Lanuf port

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        Oil is war-ravaged Libya's key asset, and rival administrations have been vying for control of its oil wealth and territory.

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        In sign of progress, Libya oil authorities reach deal to unify sector

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        Two administrations decide to bury hatchet, ‘unify the National Oil Corporation,’ NOC says in statement.

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        Libya’s japanese oil firm says indicators cargo cope with Egypt

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        BENGHAZI – The state oil firm of Libya’s japanese authorities has signed a deal to promote 2 million barrels of crude to Egypt, a spokesman stated, boosting its efforts to win exports whilst most buying and selling corporations favor to cope with the rival western authorities. The japanese authorities has for months been pushing to […]

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        Libya’s oil output down to 300,000 bpd – official

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        Monday 05 October, 2015 TRIPOLI – Libya’s oil production has dropped to 300,000 barrels per day, less than a quarter of what it produced before the 2011 fall of Muammar Gaddafi, mostly because of insecurity and closed pipelines, a top official said. The North African state is caught in a conflict between two rival governments […]

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        Libya plans to reopen Zueitina soon

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        Thursday 01 October, 2015 London — Libya’s state-owned NOC expects to resume exports from the 150,000 b/d Zueitina crude terminal soon, a spokesman for the firm told Argus. The exact time frame for reopening the terminal is unclear, but NOC said it is in the process of preparing the export programme. The last cargo to […]

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        Startup Libyan Wings ready to begin operations

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        Saturday 12 September, 2015 New Libyan carrier Libyan Wings plans to launch operations by “the end of next week,” CEO Edgardo Badiali told ATW Sept. 11. The airline has been attempting to get off the ground for some months, but has been stymied by the political turmoil in the North African country, which has seen […]

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          Murray off to flying begin in Hopman Cup

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          PERTH (AUSTRALIA) – World quantity two Andy Murray blew away his coaching courtroom cobwebs with a season-opening demolition of Frenchman Kenny de Schepper on the combined groups Hopman Cup on Monday. Murray stated his type in follow since arriving in Australia had been poor, however the twin Grand Slam winner seemed in glowing contact forward […]

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          Van Gaal hopes Rooney sparks Man Utd upsurge

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          MANCHESTER (UNITED KINGDOM) – Manchester United supervisor Louis van Gaal paid tribute to Wayne Rooney after his winner towards Swansea Metropolis lifted him to second place within the membership’s all-time listing of objective-scorers. Rooney fantastically flicked in Anthony Martial’s cross with thirteen minutes to go at Previous Trafford on Saturday to offer his aspect a […]

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          South Africa defend Cape City Sevens title

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          CAPE TOWN – Defending champions South Africa defeated Argentina 29-14 on Sunday to win a 3rd Cape City Sevens title in a row. Argentina, enjoying in a sevens last for the primary time since 2009, had knocked out New Zealand and shock of the weekend Kenya within the final-eight and semi-finals respectively, they usually have […]

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          Reid personal aim retains West Ham in rut

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          LONDON – Winston Reid’s unlucky personal aim prevented West Ham United from claiming a primary win in 4 Premier League video games as they drew 1-1 with West Bromwich Albion on Sunday. Within the a hundredth assembly between the groups, Mauro Zarate put West Ham forward within the seventeenth minute at Upton Park with a […]

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          Spieth unsure after Australian Open first spherical

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          SYDNEY – World primary Jordan Spieth trailed 5 photographs behind chief Lincoln Tighe after the primary spherical of the Australian Open in Sydney Thursday, with the defending champion and double main winner citing robust, windy circumstances. Texas-born Spieth was tied nineteenth place on the primary day after he recorded three birdies and an equal variety […]

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          Bale prepared for Barcelona ‘battle’

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          MADRID – Actual Madrid star Gareth Bale insists he’s over his damage troubles and is wanting ahead to a “battle” towards European champions Barcelona on Saturday. Bale has featured in simply seven of Madrid’s 15 video games this season because of an ongoing calf drawback that noticed him miss Wales’ pleasant with the Netherlands final […]

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            SpaceX goals for historic rocket launch, touchdown

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            MIAMI – SpaceX goals to make historical past Monday by touchdown its strongest Falcon 9 rocket in an upright place after launch, a key step towards making rockets as reusable as airplanes. The takeoff from Cape Canaveral, Florida is deliberate for eight:33 pm (third GMT Tuesday), marking SpaceX’s first launch since an explosion six months […]

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            US astronauts start spacewalk to repair stalled rail automotive

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            MIAMI – A pair of American astronauts started a spacewalk on Monday to maneuver a stalled rail automotive outdoors the Worldwide Area Station, NASA stated. The outing by Scott Kelly and Tim Kopra started at 7:forty five am (1245 GMT), the US area company stated. In the course of the three-hour spacewalk, the 2 males […]

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            New US regulation legalises mining in area

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            NEW YORK – Flashing some interplanetary gold bling and sipping “area water” may sound far-fetched, however each might quickly be actuality, because of a brand new US regulation that legalizes cosmic mining. In a primary, President Barack Obama signed laws on the finish of November that permits business extraction of minerals and different supplies, together […]

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            Australia set to legalise rising of medicinal cannabis

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            SYDNEY – Australia Saturday launched plans to legalise the rising of cannabis for medicinal features, saying these struggling debilitating illnesses deserved entry to the most effective cures. Evaluation, most not too way back findings revealed inside the Journal of the American Medical Affiliation in June, confirmed marijuana has some effectiveness in serving to cope with […]

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            Evidence of flowing liquid water on Mars: NASA

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            Monday 28 September, 2015 WASHINGTON – Liquid water has been observed on the planet Mars, the US space agency NASA said Monday. “Mars is not the dry, arid planet we thought of in the past,” Jim Green, NASA’s planetary science director, told a press conference. “Under certain circumstances, liquid water has been found on Mars.” […]

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            Israeli mini-scanner tells what’s in food, drink or pills

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            Friday 11 September, 2015 HOD HASHARON (ISRAEL) – An Israeli start-up has launched a pocket device which analyses instantly the composition of food, drink, medication or other objects. Consumer Physics says its SCiO tool sends data on the chemical makeup of a substance to the user’s smartphone, where a variety of applications will present the […]

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              Brazil finds Zika virus causes deformities in infants

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              BRASíLIA – The Brazilian well being ministry confirmed that there was a hyperlink between instances of microcephaly, a head deformity, in infants and the Zika virus, transmitted by mosquitoes that unfold dengue. The outbreak of microcephaly in northeastern Brazil “is a singular state of affairs in international scientific analysis,” the company stated in a press […]

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              ‘Invincible’ micro organism threatens international epidemic: research

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              PARIS – Drugs’s last line of defence towards lethal illness has been breached, elevating the spectre of a worldwide epidemic, scientists say, after discovering micro organism immune to final-resort antibiotics. The invention might herald a digital return to the Darkish Ages, with docs unable to regulate widespread germs like E. Coli, rolling again centuries of […]

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              First Fukushima worker acknowledged with radiation-linked most cancers

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              TOKYO – A former Fukushima nuclear plant worker has been recognized with radiation-linked most cancers, Japanese authorities said on Tuesday, inside the first such affirmation larger than four years after the worst atomic accident in a period. An official with the properly being ministry said the ex-employee, who was in his thirties whereas engaged on […]

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              WHO urges preventative ARVs for those at high risk for HIV

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              Wednesday 30 September, 2015 GENEVA – People who regularly face a “substantial” risk of HIV infection should take preventative anti-retroviral (ARV) treatment, the World Health Organization said in new guidelines released Wednesday. Prophylactic, or precautionary, treatment should become “an additional prevention choice” available to high-risk individuals, along with counselling, access to condoms and safe injection […]

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              Overweight in midlife may speed up Alzheimer’s: study

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              Tuesday 01 September, 2015 PARIS – Being overweight at the age of 50 may speed the onset of Alzheimer’s disease in old age, a study in the journal Molecular Psychiatry said Tuesday. A statistical comparison showed that every extra unit in body mass index (BMI, a height-to-weight ratio) in middle age corresponded to earlier onset […]

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              Working longer hours increases stroke risk: study

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              Thursday 20 August, 2015 PARIS – Working 55 hours or more per week is linked to a one third greater risk of stroke compared to a 35-40 hour work week, according to research published Thursday. Based on a review of 17 studies covering 528,908 men and women followed for an average of 7.2 years, the […]

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