Libyan forces in fresh clashes with Islamic State in Sirte

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Libyan forces in fresh clashes with Islamic State in Sirte

Libyan forces engaged in renewed clashes with Islamic State militants in Sirte on Thursday, a day after capturing a convention complex that had been a symbol of the militant group's authority in the city.

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Libyan forces capture Sirte convention center from Islamic State

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Libyan forces capture Sirte convention center from Islamic State

Libyan forces battling to oust Islamic State from Sirte on Wednesday captured a large convention hall complex in the city center, seizing a symbolic base where militants once held meetings and flew their black jihadist flag.

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U.S. air strikes show limits on Libya intervention

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U.S. air strikes show limits on Libya intervention

While U.S. jets and drones are pounding Islamic State in the Libyan city of Sirte, Western powers are unlikely to expand their military involvement rapidly, anxious to avoid exacerbating factional divisions as the government they support struggles to establish itself.

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Libya's anti-Islamic State troops holding back despite U.S. strikes

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A day after the U.S. began air strikes against Islamic State's stronghold in Libya, anti-IS fighters welcome Washington's involvement but remain wary of advancing, for fear of mines and snipers.

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Italy says 6,500 migrants rescued since Thursday

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Italy says 6,500 migrants rescued since Thursday

The Italian coastguard said the bodies of five migrants were recovered from the Mediterranean Sunday, while more than 6,500 people had been rescued off Libya since Thursday.

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U.S. warplanes launch bombing campaign on Islamic State in Libya

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U.S. warplanes launch bombing campaign on Islamic State in Libya

U.S. planes bombed Islamic State targets in Libya on Monday, responding to the U.N.-backed government's request to help push the militants from their former stronghold of Sirte in what U.S. officials described as the start of a sustained campaign against the extremist group in the city.

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87 migrant bodies wash up on Libya beach

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87 migrant bodies wash up on Libya beach

The number of bodies of migrants recovered on a Libyan beach since the weekend has risen to 87, a media official from the coastal city of Sabratha said on Monday.

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41 migrant bodies wash up on Libya beach

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41 migrant bodies wash up on Libya beach

Volunteers have recovered the bodies of 41 presumed migrants that washed up on a Libyan beach, an official from the coastal city of Sabratha said on Sunday.

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Bodies of 21 women, one man found on migrant boat in Mediterranean: MSF

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Bodies of 21 women, one man found on migrant boat in Mediterranean: MSF

The bodies of 21 women and one man were found on a rubber dinghy adrift near the Libyan coast on Wednesday, just hours after they had set sail for Italy, humanitarian group Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) said.

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Libyan forces battling Islamic State in Sirte suffer losses in push to advance

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Libyan forces battling Islamic State in Sirte suffer losses in push to advance

Forces aligned with Libya's U.N.-backed government suffered losses from snipers and mines on Friday as they battled Islamic State to win control of a strategic conference center in the coastal city of Sirte.

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More than 2,000 migrants rescued at sea : Italy coast guard

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More than 2,000 migrants rescued at sea : Italy coast guard

Ship crews pulled more than 2,000 migrants from overcrowded boats in the Mediterranean on Friday, Italy's coastguard said, as people smugglers stepped up operations during two consecutive days of good weather.

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Migrant shipwreck survivors arrive in Sicily

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About 250 survivors of the latest migrant tragedy off Crete arrive in the Sicilian port of Augusta, as more bodies wash up on the shores of Libya.

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Number of migrant bodies found on Libyan coast rises to 133: Red Crescent

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Number of migrant bodies found on Libyan coast rises to 133: Red Crescent

The bodies of 133 migrants have washed up on the shore at the western Libyan city of Zuwara in recent days, the Red Crescent said on Sunday.

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Clinton attacks Trump's foreign policy as a threat to U.S. safety

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Clinton attacks Trump's foreign policy as a threat to U.S. safety

WASHINGTON, June 2 - U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton lambasted Donald Trump's foreign policy platform as "dangerously incoherent" in a speech on Thursday that cast her Republican rival as both a frightening and laughable figure.

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Drowned baby picture captures week of tragedy in Mediterranean

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Drowned baby picture captures week of tragedy in Mediterranean

A photograph of a drowned migrant baby in the arms of a German rescuer was distributed on Monday by a humanitarian organization aiming to persuade European authorities to ensure safe passage to migrants, after hundreds are feared to have drowned in the Mediterranean last week.

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