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Bodies Of 27 Migrants Wash Ashore In Libya, Says Red Crescent

Dec 26, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

According to the U.N. migration agency, around 1,500 migrants have drowned in numerous boat mishaps and shipwrecks in the Central Mediterranean route this year.

Libya: Gadhafi's Son Disqualified From Contesting Presidential Polls

Nov 25, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Seif al-Islam Gadhafi appeared on a list of ineligible candidates issued by the country's High National Elections Committee.


Libya Elections: Khalifa Hifter, Former Military Commander Wanted For War Crimes To Run For President

Khalifa Hifter, former military commander promised "to begin the path of reconciliation, peace and construction" should he emerge victorious in Libya elections.

'Murder, Torture, Enslavement, Extrajudicial Killings And Rape': UN Cites Crimes Against Humanity In Libya

Oct 04, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Since the fall of former autocrat Moammar Gaddafi of Libya, the country is in constant political turmoil which often results in brutal crimes. The recent investigation by UN investigators is moving to hold the responsible to account.


No Consensus In UN Over Libya Mission Mandate Ahead Of Elections

The existing uncertainty creates a fertile ground for spoilers and skeptics to manipulate the situation against the political transition, feeding in the existing tensions in relations between diverse Libyan institutions and authorities: UN special representative for Libya

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03 July, 2019

Libya: Atleast 40 Migrants Killed, 80 Injured In Air Strike On Detention Centre In Tripoli

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Marshal Khalifa Haftar, a strongman declaring himself Libya's supreme leader, encircled Tripoli on April 4 with the apparent aim of sending a clear message to the international community, that his primary objective was to sabotage the current peace plan in place.


20 April, 2019

Sushma Swaraj Asks Over 500 Indians Stranded In Libya To Leave Immediately

Outlook Web Bureau

Foreign Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said that if the Indians stranded in the Libyan capital do not leave immediately, then it may not be possible to evacuate them later.


03 September, 2018

400 Inmates Escape From Prison In Libya's Tripoli As Clashes Between Govt Forces, Militias Intensify

Outlook Web Bureau

The casualties of the clashes so far reached 41 deaths and 123 injuries, according to the ministry of health.


20 March, 2018

Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy Held In Libya Financing Probe

Outlook Web Bureau

Sarkozy, 63, had until now refused to respond to a summons for questioning in the case


02 February, 2018

90 Migrants Feared Drowned As Smuggler's Boat Carrying Mostly Pakistanis Capsizes Off Libyan Coast

Outlook Web Bureau

International Organisation for Migration spokeswoman Olivia Headon says 10 bodies have washed ashore near the Libyan town of Zuwara following the tragedy early on Friday.


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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