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    RAB arrest suspected trafficking leader after Libya massacre

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 05:05pm on June 01, 2020

    Rapid Action Battalion said on Monday that they arrested the ringleader of a trafficking gang, who trafficked some of the 26 Bangladeshi nationals killed in...

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    1 still in critical condition, 26 buried

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 02:08am on June 01, 2020

    One of the trafficking victims shot at his head in a massacre in Libya last week was still in critical condition in a hospital in...

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    26 bodies unlikely to return home

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury | Updated at 12:20am on May 31, 2020

    The bodies of 26 Bangladeshi trafficking victims killed in Libya are highly unlikely to be brought back home as armed militias of Libyan city Mizdah...

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    Embassy gives identities of Libya killing victim Bangladeshis

    Diplomatic Correspondent  | Updated at 12:33am on May 30, 2020

    The Bangladesh embassy in Libya collected names, mostly nick names, of 23 of the 26 Bangladesh nationals who were murdered in a gun attack by...

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    Bangladesh seeks justice for 26 killed in Libya

    Shahidul Islam Chowdury | Updated at 11:55pm on May 29, 2020

    The Bangladesh government on Friday asked Libyan authorities to arrest people involved in the murder of 26 Bangladeshis and injuring 11 others and to ensure...

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    26 Bangladesh nationals killed in Libya attack, 12 injured

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury | Updated at 12:02am on May 29, 2020

    At least 26 Bangladesh citizens were killed and 12 others injured in an attack in Mizda, about 180 kilometres from Libyan capital Tripoli, on Thursday,...

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    Libya unity government forces say seized key airbase

    Agence France-Presse . Tripoli | Updated at 10:08pm on May 18, 2020

    Libya’s unity government said Monday its forces had seized a strategic airbase from groups backing eastern military strongman Khalifa Haftar. ‘We proudly announce the liberation...

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    Libya’s Haftar claims ‘mandate from the people’

    Agence France-Presse . Benghazi | Updated at 10:49pm on April 28, 2020

    Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar said Monday he had ‘a popular mandate’ to govern the country, declaring a key 2015 political deal over and vowing to...

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    Libya UN-recognised government imposes curfew over virus

    Agence-France-Presse . Tripoli | Updated at 09:42pm on March 22, 2020

    Libya’s UN-recognised government declared a night-time curfew and closure of public spaces starting Sunday to keep the novel coronavirus out of areas it controls, while...

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    Land borders shut, flights stopped in western Libya over virus

    Agence France-Presse . Tripoli | Updated at 11:45pm on March 15, 2020

    The UN-recognised government in divided and war-torn Libya has said it will close from Monday land borders under its control in the west to keep...