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    Libya’s free for all

    Karim El-Gawhary | Updated at 12:00am on October 13, 2018

    IS MAY have lost its Libyan territory, yet it is anything but certain whether the jihadists will soon be a thing of the past....

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    Traffickers continue to trap villagers offering jobs in Europe

    Md Owasin Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:34am on September 30, 2018

    Bangladeshi workers are being allured to migrate to Libya en route to European countries by organized transnational trafficking rackets with false promises....

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    157 deported Bangladeshi workers return from Libya

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:10am on September 27, 2018

    At least 157 Bangladeshi migrant workers who went to Libya with tourist visas have been deported by the Libyan authorities....

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    500,000 children face ‘immediate danger’ in Tripoli: UN

    Agence France-Presse . Tripoli | Updated at 12:00am on September 25, 2018

    Half a million children are in ‘immediate danger’ in Libya’s capital Tripoli due to fighting, the United Nations children’s fund UNICEF said on Monday....

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    Bangladesh mission opens control room in Libya

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:30am on September 17, 2018

    Bangladesh embassy in Tripoli opened a round the clock control room for giving assistance to expatriate Bangladeshi there as the Libyan government declared the State...

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    Some 400 prisoners escape prison in Tripoli chaos

    Reuters . Tripoli | Updated at 12:00am on September 04, 2018

    Some 400 prisoners escaped from a jail in Libya’s capital on Sunday while fighting between rival armed groups raged nearby, a judiciary official said as...

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    Libya court sentences 45 to death over 2011 killings

    Reuters | Updated at 10:36am on August 16, 2018

    A Libyan appeals court on Wednesday sentenced 45 people to death by firing squad for killings committed in the capital, Tripoli, during a 2011 uprising,...

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    Nearly 300 migrants rescued off Libya coast

    Agence France-Presse . Tripoli | Updated at 12:52am on July 25, 2017

    Libya’s coastguard rescued an estimated 278 migrants including women and children on Monday off the shores of two different towns west of the capital Tripoli,...

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    130 migrants feared dead in Med after shipwreck

    Agence France-Presse . Rome, Italy | Updated at 12:45am on June 20, 2017

    At least 126 migrants were feared dead after their boat sank off the coast of Libya while trying to make the perilous crossing to Europe,...

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    The US hand in the Libyan/Syrian tragedies

    | Updated at 12:05am on June 13, 2017

    POLICE investigations and media reports have confirmed that two of the bloodiest terrorist attacks in Western Europe — the coordinated bombings and shootings in Paris...

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