Libyan forces seek to encircle IS held Sirte

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Forces loyal to Libya's U.N.-backed unity government say they aim to encircle Sirte, Islamic State's stronghold in Libya, bringing them closer to the city center than they have been in nearly a year.

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Between 700-900 migrants may have died at sea this week: NGOs

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Between 700-900 migrants may have died at sea this week: NGOs

At least 700 migrants may have died at sea this past week in the busiest week of migrant crossings from Libya towards Italy this year, Medecins San Frontieres and the U.N. Refugee agency said on Sunday.

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Dozens missing in new shipwreck off Libya: rescuers

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Dozens of migrants were missing Friday after an overloaded fishing boat sank off the coast of Libya, the third major tragedy in the Mediterranean in as many days, Italian rescuers said.

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Italian navy says migrant boat flipped, five dead

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Video shows the Italian navy's dramatic rescue of hundreds of migrants after a large wooden fishing boat capsized off the coast of Libya. The navy says at least five bodies were found.

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Belgian police arrest four, find 'traces' of terror attack plot

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Belgian police arrest four, find 'traces' of terror attack plot

Police found "traces" of a plot to launch a new attack in Belgium when they arrested four people suspected of recruiting militants for Syria and Libya, prosecutors said on Wednesday.

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Pope criticizes West for trying to export own brand of democracy to Iraq, Libya

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Pope criticizes West for trying to export own brand of democracy to Iraq, Libya

Pope Francis criticized Western powers for trying to export their own brand of democracy to countries such as Iraq and Libya without respecting indigenous political cultures, according to an interview published on Monday.

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Italy rescues nearly 1,800 migrants in Mediterranean

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Italian vessels have helped rescue nearly 1,800 migrants from boats trying to reach Italy from north Africa in the last 24 hours, the navy said on Friday, indicating that numbers are rising as the weather warms up.

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Up to 100 missing in two Mediterranean shipwrecks: UN

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Up to 100 missing in two Mediterranean shipwrecks: UN

Fifteen more migrants are missing after their boat sank in the Mediterranean on Friday, the UN said Sunday.

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Up to 100 missing in two Mediterranean shipwrecks: UN

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Up to 100 missing in two Mediterranean shipwrecks: UN

Fifteen migrants are missing after their boat sank on Friday, the second shipwreck that day in the Mediterranean, bringing the number of lives lost to almost 100, the UN said on Sunday (May 1).

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UNHCR fears 500 dead in Mediterranean shipwreck

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UNHCR fears 500 dead in Mediterranean shipwreck

The UN refugee agency said on Wednesday it feared around 500 migrants from Africa had drowned in the Mediterranean, in what could be one of the worst tragedies since the start of the migrant crisis in Europe.

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IS group doubles number of fighters in Libya: US

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IS group doubles number of fighters in Libya: US

The number of Islamic State group fighters in Libya has doubled to up to 6,000 in as little as a year, the head of US forces in Africa warned Thursday.

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Border attack feeds Tunisia fears of Libya jihadist spillover

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Border attack feeds Tunisia fears of Libya jihadist spillover

The signal to attack came from the mosque, sending dozens of Islamist fighters storming through the Tunisian town of Ben Guerdan to hit army and police posts in street battles that lit the dawn sky with tracer bullets.

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White House says Cameron is 'partner, ally' amid diplomatic flap

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White House says Cameron is 'partner, ally' amid diplomatic flap

The White House praised British Prime Minister David Cameron as a "partner and ally" on Friday, seeking to extinguish a diplomatic flap after comments by President Barack Obama on the 2011 Libya intervention were seen as a public rebuke.

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IS expanding in Libya, fueling arms race

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IS expanding in Libya, fueling arms race

The Islamic State group has significantly expanded its control over Libya, fueling demand by the country's warring parties for more arms to confront the threat, UN experts have told the Security Council.

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45 killed in Tunisia-Libya border clashes

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Scores of militants, police and civilians have been killed in clashes in the Tunisian city of Ben Guerdan near Libya's border, raising concerns about the presence of Islamic State in the region.

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