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After a search and rescue operation, the Italian coast guard said Wednesday it has found no survivors from a migrant boat that capsized off Libya's coast. (AFP/File)
April 15, 2015 - 15:23 GMT
After a search and rescue operation, the Italian coast guard said Wednesday it has found no survivors from a migrant boat that capsized off Libya's coast.
If confirmed, the shocking number of missing in Sunday's shipwreck would represent the worst migrant boat disaster off the Italian coast since 2013, when 366 migrants perished in a wreck just off the Italian island Lampedusa. (AFP/File)
April 15, 2015 - 07:21 GMT
400 people are still missing after a migrant boat with 550 aboard capsized Sunday, while nine bodies have been recovered and 144 survivors counted.
About 400 migrants are feared to have drowned after a boat capzied off the coast of Libya, BBC reported Tuesday. (AFP/File)
April 14, 2015 - 19:41 GMT
About 400 migrants are feared to have drowned after a boat capzied off the coast of Libya, BBC reported Tuesday.
Algerian Minister for Africa and Maghreb Affairs, Abdelkader Messahel, (L) speaks with United Nations Special Representative and Head of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya, Bernardino Leon, as they take part in talks between Libya's rival factions, hosted in the Algerian capital, Algiers on April 13, 2015. (AFP/Farouk Batiche)
April 14, 2015 - 10:33 GMT
In a second round of peace talks, the UN strongly encouraged Libya's rival parties to form a national unity government.
Bullet holes from Thursday's attack at the South Korean embassy. (AFP/Mahmud Turkia)
April 13, 2015 - 06:21 GMT
Within a day after the fatal attack on the South Korean embassy in Tripoli, a bomb exploded near the gate of the Moroccan embassy.
A picture of the South Korean embassy in the Libyan capital Tripoli Sunday after gunmen opened fire and killed two guards. (AFP/Mahmud Turkia)
April 12, 2015 - 13:39 GMT
Gunmen killed two guards and injured another after they attacked the South Korean embassy in Libya's capital Sunday.
President of CAF, Issa Hayatou, shows up the name of Gabon after the country won the contest against Algeria and Ghana to host the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations football tournament
April 08, 2015 - 15:16 GMT
The west African nation will stage the event after Libya lost hosting rights due to concerns over security
Relatives of Egyptian Coptic Christians murdered by Isis militants in Libya react after hearing the news on February 16, 2015 in the village of Al-Awar in Egypt's southern province of Minya. (AFP/File)
April 07, 2015 - 17:05 GMT
Two Bangladeshi workers in Libya were released Tuesday after the extremists confirmed they were Muslims.
Smoke rises from the port of the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi during clashes between forces loyal to the internationally recognized government and Islamist militias on Feb. 14, 2015. (AFP/Abdullah Doma)
April 05, 2015 - 13:38 GMT
Four people were killed and 21 wounded in Libya on Sunday after a suicide bomb claimed by Daesh.
After three months of detention, 14 Egyptian fishermen were released Friday from Libyan custody after their illegal entry into the country. (AFP/Mahmud Turkia) (AFP/Mahmud Hams)
April 03, 2015 - 15:22 GMT
After three months of detention, 14 Egyptian fishermen were released Friday from Libyan custody after their illegal entry into the country.
A Libyan paramilitary checks his Grad rocket launcher during clashes on the outskirts of Sirte in September 2011. (AFP/File)
March 30, 2015 - 18:17 GMT
A rocket believed to be targeting a refinery hit a Western Libyan town and killed one foreign worker, officials said Monday.