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Libya oil storage tanks set ablaze during IS assault

Benghazi (Libya) (AFP) – At least four petroleum storage tanks were set ablaze during deadly fighting as the Islamic State group tries to seize coastal export terminals in eastern Libya,…

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Pope urges Christmas prayers for Syria, Libya peace

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis issued a Christmas Day prayer that recent U.N.-backed peace processes for Syria & Libya will quickly end the suffering of their people. He denounced…

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Pope calls in Christmas message for unity against militant atrocities

By Philip Pullella VATICAN CITY (Reuters) – Pope Francis urged the world in his Christmas message on Friday to unite to end atrocities by Islamist militants that he said were…

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Brent crude skids to lowest since 2004

By Amanda Cooper LONDON (Reuters) – Brent crude prices fell to their lowest in more than 11 years on Monday, hounded by a relentless rise in global supply that looks…

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Christmas carols bring solace to Libya's fearful Christians

Tripoli (AFP) – In the capital of war-torn Libya, a dwindling Christian community of foreign workers leave their fears & anxieties at the church door as they gather for Christmas…

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Trump, Sanders say U.S. should not try to topple dictators

By Andy Sullivan WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. presidential candidates Bernie Sanders & Donald Trump said separately on Sunday that the United States should not try to topple dictators such as…

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Libya: a country beset by anarchy

Tripoli (AFP) – Oil-rich Libya descended into chaos after the 2011 uprising that ousted & killed longtime dictator Moamer Kadhafi, with rival governments & powerful armed groups vying for power….

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US special ops troops kicked out of Libya

Washington (AFP) – A group of US special operations troops who had traveled to Libya to "foster relationships" was kicked out of the conflict-torn country shortly after they arrived, the…

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Libya's rival parliaments sign unity government deal

SKHIRAT, Morocco (AP) — Members of Libya's rival parliaments on Thursday signed a landmark, U.N.-sponsored deal on forming a unity government that will strive to bring peace to the war-ravaged…

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UNESCO, museums warn of extremist threats to Libya artifacts

PARIS (AP) — Greek & Roman antiquities & prehistoric artwork are under threat from Islamic State extremists in lawless Libya, leading world museums & the U.N. cultural agency said Tuesday….

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