Britain's Libya intervention flawed, ex-PM Cameron to blame: lawmakers

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Britain's Libya intervention flawed, ex-PM Cameron to blame: lawmakers

Britain's 2011 military intervention in Libya, ordered by former prime minister David Cameron, relied on flawed intelligence and hastened the North African country's political and economic collapse, lawmakers said on Wednesday in a damning report.

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Trump in TV event with Clinton, says Putin better leader than Obama

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Trump in TV event with Clinton, says Putin better leader than Obama

Donald Trump declared on Wednesday that Russia's Vladimir Putin had been a better leader than U.S. President Barack Obama, as the Republican presidential nominee used a televised forum to argue he was best equipped to reassert America's global leadership.

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U.S. says Libya close to eliminating Islamic State from Sirte

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U.S. says Libya close to eliminating Islamic State from Sirte

U.S.-backed Libyan forces are close to vanquishing Islamic State from its last holdouts in the city of Sirte, U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said on Wednesday.

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Clean up begins in Libya's Sirte

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Recently freed areas in Sirte cleared of discarded Islamic State weapons.

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Three dead, Italy migrant rescues hit 12,500 in four days

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Three dead, Italy migrant rescues hit 12,500 in four days

ROME: Three corpses were recovered as some 1,800 migrants were rescued off Libya on Wednesday (Aug 31), taking the total number of people saved since Sunday to nearly 12,500, Italy's coastguard said.

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Hundreds of migrants rescued off Libya

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Hundreds of migrants have been rescued off the coast of Libya on their perilous journey to Europe.

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High toll for Libyan troops battling Islamic State in Sirte

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High toll for Libyan troops battling Islamic State in Sirte

At least 34 Libyan fighters were killed and more than 180 wounded on Sunday as they closed in on the last Islamic State militant holdouts in the coastal city of Sirte, according to field hospitals.

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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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