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UN envoy warns Libya is on verge of descending to civil war

The U.N. envoy for Libya is warning that the oil-rich nation “is on the verge of descending into a civil war” that could divide the country and imperil the security of its neighbors and the ...

UN envoy warns Libya is on verge of descending to civil war

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Libya on verge of civil war, threatening ‘permanent division’, top UN official warns Security Council The damage done to Libya will already take “years to mend” but unless fighting around the capital Tripoli stops, the country risks “descending into a ...
09:48, 05/21/2019

Sudan 'on verge of civil war', protest leader warns One of the most senior protest leaders in Sudan has told Sky News the country is on the verge of descending into civil war, with regular army officers...
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| UN envoy warns of 'long and bloody war' in Libya The UN envoy for Libya has called for immediate action to cut off arms flows to the warring sides in Libya, warning that the ongoing battle for Tripol...
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'He's no Abraham Lincoln': Libya U.N. envoy warns against backing eastern commander The United Nations envoy for Libya on Monday warned countries tempted to continue backing eastern strongman Khalifa Haftar that he was no democrat and...
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Libya's civil war: US 'undermines any hope for a successful political process' The warring factions in Libya's stalemated conflict don't seem to be interested in a diplomatic solution. The United States could use its clout in ord...
19:00, 07/14/2019

Libya detention centre attack is possible war crime, says UN envoy Warlord Khalifa Haftar blamed for strikes in which at least 44 people are killedAt least 44 people, and possibly many more, have been killed in the bo...
05:24, 07/03/2019

Countries fueling Libya conflict must be stopped: U.N. envoy Libya is on the brink of a civil war that could "lead to the permanent division of the country," a top U.N. official warned the Security Council on Tu...
15:00, 05/21/2019

Libya’s counterterrorism force condemns U.N. envoy’s 'terrorist' statements The U.N. envoy to Libya and the country's Counter Terrorism Force are at odds after the envoy asserted that there were extremists fighting within the ...
11:12, 08/05/2019

Libya: Heavy shelling and civilian deaths ‘blatant violation’ of international law - UN envoy  Heavy shelling overnight on Tuesday which hit a densely-populated neighbourhood of Libya’s capital, Tripoli, was condemned “in the strongest terms” by...
05:53, 04/28/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Libya civil war, African displacement, global trade tensions, terrorists’ children ‘secretly detained’, and more Tuesday’s stories include: Libya facing “permanent division”, regional war; Africa event highlights forcible displacement; terrorists’ children ‘secre...
14:00, 05/21/2019

EU calls for Libya ceasefire, warns of threat to security The European Union is calling for a ceasefire in Libya, warning that the conflict around the capital Tripoli is a threat to international peace and se...
10:36, 05/13/2019

UN envoy to Mideast warns of war between Israel, Hamas GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The U.N. envoy to the Mideast says it’s the “last chance” to prevent an all-out conflict between Israel...
05:12, 05/13/2019

Putin warns that militants are flowing into Libya from Syria's Idlib Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday he was worried that militants were flowing into Libya from Syria's Idlib province and warned that th...
13:00, 07/04/2019

North Korea Envoy Warns U.S. Over ‘Outrageous’ Ship Seizure After calling the United States “a gangster country” in a letter to the United Nations secretary general, the North’s ambassador to the world body hel...
13:12, 05/21/2019

Islamic State could re-emerge in Syria, Chinese envoy warns China's envoy said on Tuesday that there was a danger of Islamic State forces reviving in Syria and called for progress in the political process betw...
03:12, 08/20/2019

Libya: Thousands seek shelter in health clinics from Tripoli fighting, UN warns Nearly three weeks since fighting began near the Libyan capital Tripoli, the UN health agency warned on Tuesday that “large numbers” of people are she...
05:51, 04/28/2019

Despite peace deal, Central African Republic’s population faces daily acts of violence, UN envoy warns Although the Government of the Central African Republic (CAR), armed groups and civil society representatives are all taking part in the process that ...
17:00, 06/20/2019

‘Complete political deadlock’ over Middle East peace risks more violence, regional escalation, warns UN envoy Tangible steps “can, and must, be taken” to urgently reverse the “negative trajectory” of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict and revive the peace proces...
15:36, 08/27/2019

US to send 1,000 extra troops to Middle East as Iran envoy warns of 'serious confrontation' Tehran has warned it is heading for a "serious confrontation" with the United States as the Pentagon prepares to send an additional 1,000 troops to th...
05:36, 06/18/2019

Paul Singer Is on the Verge of a Big Win in PG&E Clash The California legislature is primed to deliver a preliminary victory to hedge-fund billionaire Paul Singer and other PG&E bondholders in their months...
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11:36, 05/31/2019

Boris Johnson on Verge of Taking Over in U.K. The former foreign secretary and London mayor, a polarizing figure known for over-the-top displays, has promised to take Britain out of the European U...
03:24, 07/24/2019

M. Gasol on verge of pairing WCup, NBA titles After a clutch performance Friday, Marc Gasol has a chance to pull off the rare double of winning an NBA championship and a World Cup title in the sam...
09:12, 09/13/2019

Missouri Is on the Verge of Losing Its Last Abortion Clinic Missouri’s last abortion clinic says their license is expiring this week—and without a renewal in place, the state could become the first without a c...
15:12, 05/28/2019

Reports: UConn on verge of rejoining Big East The University of Connecticut's basketball programs could rejoin the Big East Conference as early as the 2020-21 season, multiple outlets reported Sat...
13:24, 06/22/2019

Wolves on verge of seventh-placed finish with win over Fulham "A Leander Dendoncker volley gave Wolverhampton Wanderers a 1-0 victory over Fulham at Molineux on Saturday to put them on the verge of a seventh-plac...
18:24, 05/04/2019

Warriors on the verge of sweeping Trail Blazers SportsPulse: USA TODAY Sports' Martin Rogers breaks down Game 3 of the Western Conference finals, where the Warriors used another big third quart...
02:00, 05/19/2019

Is NFL on the verge of allowing marijuana for pain management? An agreement between NFL and the NFLPA to further study pain management could signal the league has an open mind on allowing marijuana as pain remedy....
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Austrian government on verge of collapse as EU election looms Chancellor Sebastian Kurz is to nominate a caretaker government. He faces a vote of no-confidence in the wake of a scandal that saw the wholesale remo...
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Murray on verge of completing remarkable return at Queen’s LONDON (AP) — Andy Murray is on the verge of completing a remarkable return after hip surgery. The three-time Grand Slam champion and Feliciano Lopez ...
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Germany's forests on the verge of collapse, experts report Germany’s parched forests are nearing ecological collapse, foresters and researchers warn. More than 1 million established trees have died since 2018 ...
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Leicester on verge of signing Ayoze Pérez from Newcastle for £30m • Forward close to becoming Leicester’s second summer signing• Newcastle set to make £28.5m profit from Pérez transferLeicester are on the verge of si...
07:36, 07/03/2019

Shipyard That Built the Titanic Is on the Verge of Going Out of Business 105 Years Later (LONDON) — Belfast-based consultancy BDO Northern Ireland Partners says it will oversee the administration of the shipyard that built the Titani...
16:24, 08/06/2019

Scientists on the verge of creating 100 percent recyclable plastic We’re surrounded by plastics for much of our lives. Plastics are cheap and easy to make, they’re often incredibly durable and they last just about for...
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Dortmund on verge of giving up, but Bayern then held to drew Just as Borussia Dortmund coach Lucien Favre gave up on his team's title hopes, the Bundesliga race took another twist when Bayern Munich was hel...
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With Ronald Acuña Jr. on verge of 40/40 season, here's a look at the four players who have done it before Ronald Acuna Jr. of the Atlanta Braves on the verge of reaching the 40-40 benchmark, take a look at the four previous historic seasons.   &...
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NHL: Blues on verge of maiden Stanley Cup after blanking Bruins The St. Louis Blues moved one win away from their first Stanley Cup triumph after a controversial 2-1 win over the Boston Bruins on Thursday gave them...
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Europa League: Eintracht Frankfurt on the verge of history Thirty-nine years after Eintracht Frankfurt's historic UEFA Cup triumph over Borussia Mönchengladbach, the Eagles are ninety minutes away from another...
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British Steel on verge of collapse as government talks stall Corbyn calls for nationalisation of Brexit-hit producer if £30m loan not forthcoming‘I’m worried sick’: Scunthorpe frets over British Steel slumpBriti...
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D.C. United on verge of second-largest transfer deal in club history Ola Kamara, a former Columbus Crew and Los Angeles Galaxy scorer currently playing in China, would provide help for Wayne Rooney and boost inconsisten...
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03:24, 06/12/2019

Italy on verge of last 16 as Cristiana Girelli hat-trick crushes Jamaica Cristiana Girelli scored a hat-trick and the substitute Aurora Galli struck twice as Italy thrashed Jamaica 5-0 which virtually guaranteed qualificati...
12:48, 06/14/2019

Carapaz on verge of Giro victory; Bilbao wins Stage 20 CROCE D’AUNE-MONTE AVENA, Italy (AP) — Ecuadorian cyclist Richard Carapaz took a huge step towards winning the Giro d’Italia as he preserv...
09:48, 06/01/2019

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Richard Carapaz on verge of winning Giro after holding off Vincenzo Nibali • Ecuadorian holds 1min 54sec lead over Nibali with time trial left• Pello Bilbao wins 20th stage from Mikel Landa; Carapaz fourthRichard Carapaz was ...
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Budj Bim Indigenous eel trap site on verge of world heritage listing Aquaculture network in Victoria, maintained over 6,600 years, faces final step in recognition processA 6,600-year-old, highly sophisticated aquacultur...
13:48, 05/22/2019

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16:48, 06/08/2019

Austria’s Government on Verge of Collapse Over Video Scandal Involving Purported Niece of Russian Tycoon (VIENNA) — Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said Monday he is seeking the removal of the country’s interior minister over a video scanda...
15:48, 05/20/2019

BJP's Babul Supriyo On Verge Of Victory Against Moon Moon Sen In Asansol Union Minister Babul Supriyo, the BJP candidate from Bengal's Asansol, dabbles in a number of roles. He is a singer, television host and even an actor...
09:48, 05/23/2019

What is Turkey doing in Libya? Several international players, including Turkey, are involved in the ongoing civil war in Libya. Ankara supports the internationally recognized Libyan...
12:36, 07/07/2019

Libya: UAE used US-made jet in bombing Libya's UN-backed government has said the United Arab Emirates used a US-made F-16 fighter jet in Wednesday's attack on a migrant detention center tha...
10:12, 07/05/2019

Jay Inslee: Abortion access should be a civil right RAYMOND, N.H. — Washington Gov. Jay Inslee vowed Saturday to push for legislation making abortion access a civil right should he clinch the White Hous...
19:36, 05/18/2019

Britain’s Conservatives Are on the Brink of Civil War A group of renegade Conservative lawmakers — who only months ago were holding the reins of power — are trying to thwart Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s...
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Calls for 'civil disobedience' in Sudan Sudan's pro-democracy movement has called for "civil disobedience" throughout the country beginning Sunday, days after a bloody military crackdown kil...
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10:36, 07/02/2019

Civil rights 'under serious attack' across the globe More than half of countries use censorship, harassment or violence to repress public debate, warns a reportNearly six in 10 countries are seriously re...
05:12, 05/01/2019

Libya PM Serraj will not sit down with rival Haftar to end war Libya's internationally recognized Prime Minister Fayez al-Serraj said on Sunday he was not prepared to sit down with eastern commander Khalifa Haftar...
12:48, 06/16/2019

In battle for Libya's oil, water becomes a casualty While Libya's oil lies at the heart of three months of fighting over Tripoli and years of power struggles before that, water is becoming a far bigger ...
03:48, 07/02/2019

Libya's refugees caught in the crossfire of war A conflict between Libya's competing government factions has placed refugees in the middle of a bloody power struggle. A deadly airstrike on a detenti...
10:00, 07/04/2019

Sea-Eye rescues 44 migrants off Libya's coast A German rescue boat has picked up 44 people that were stranded off the Libyan coast. The rescue comes a day after the same boat handed over 65 migran...
18:00, 07/08/2019

Libya Fighting Has Erupted Again. Here’s the Oil Impact Amid fighting near the Libyan capital of Tripoli, the risk of oil-supply outages from the OPEC member remains high. The country has been in disarray s...
14:24, 07/05/2019

About 150 Migrants Drown in Shipwreck Off Libya The United Nations High Commission for Refugees said those who drowned were probably trying to reach Italy, whose anti-immigrant government has sought...
06:00, 07/27/2019

Germany's Selmayr to quit as top EU civil servant Secretary-General Martin Selmayr looks set to quit next week. The German drew rebukes last year over his sudden rise to Commission general secretary a...
10:48, 07/16/2019

Alphabet says received civil investigative demand from U.S. DoJ Alphabet Inc said on Friday it had received a civil investigative demand from the U.S. Department of Justice on Aug. 30 seeking information and docume...
16:36, 09/06/2019

Yemeni poetry thrives despite trauma of civil war Poets explore how the artform can unite people on different sides of conflictA story is often told to illustrate how central poetry is to Yemeni cultu...
08:36, 05/19/2019

How the Civil Rights Act emerged in a divisive U.S. 55 years ago Tuesday marks the 55th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act -- landmark legislation that outlawed discrimination in the United States based on race, re...
07:12, 07/02/2019

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05:12, 07/13/2019

| Sudan 'civil disobedience' campaign enters day two A nationwide civil disobedience campaign by Sudanese protesters entered a second day on Monday, as the authorities released three prominent rebels det...
20:12, 06/10/2019

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Child soldiers used in Yemen civil war, report says All sides of the conflict are responsible for using children in battle, a new report says. Since 2012, when the civil war in Yemen begun, at least 70,...
10:48, 07/16/2019

NSA vs. civil liberties groups on phone surveillance U.S. intelligence officials have asked Congress to permanently extend a controversial program that has allowed the National Security Agency to collect...
00:48, 09/06/2019

Pakistan reopens airspace for civil aviation Commercial and cargo flights can now fully access Pakistani airspace for the first time since a skirmish with India in February. The airspace closure ...
01:00, 07/16/2019

Libya conflict: No end in sight to humanitarian crisis Migrants in Tripoli are staging a hunger strike demanding better protection by the UN as the death toll rises to staggering heights. But the conflict ...
18:00, 07/09/2019

UN: Clashes in Libya’s capital are hampering aid, evacuation U.N. says armed clashes in the Libyan capital Tripoli along with random shelling and explosives placed on roads are hampering the evacuation of civili...
14:36, 05/01/2019

UN: Clashes in Libya's capital are hampering aid, evacuation The U.N. says armed clashes in the Libyan capital Tripoli along with random shelling and explosives placed on roads are hampering the evacuation of ci...
15:24, 05/01/2019

UN calls for weeklong truce in Libya's Tripoli The U.N. mission to Libya is calling for a weeklong cease-fire in the capital, Tripoli, where forces loyal to a military commander are battling militi...
14:12, 05/05/2019

UN says death toll from Libya fighting passes 1,000 The U.N. says more than 1,000 people have been killed since April in fighting between rival militias over the Libyan capital, a grim milestone in the ...
06:48, 07/09/2019

Libya: UN Security Council calls for ceasefire The 15-member bloc has called on warring factions in Libya to cease fighting and enter talks. The body also strongly condemned Tuesday's airstrike on ...
13:48, 07/05/2019

UN calls for weeklong truce in Libya’s Tripoli CAIRO (AP) — The U.N. mission to Libya is calling for a weeklong cease-fire in the capital, Tripoli, where forces loyal to a military commander are ba...
14:36, 05/05/2019

Amnesty International says civilians attacked in Libya A rights group is accusing combatants in Libya of committing "unlawful" attacks against civilians in the capital Tripoli that could amount to war crim...
09:00, 05/16/2019

Libya confirms it rescued 87 migrants in Mediterranean Libya's navy has confirmed it rescued 87 Europe-bound migrants, including six women and a child, off the country's Mediterranean coast, following a vi...
04:00, 05/24/2019

Deadly airstrike hits migrants in Libya An airstrike hit a detention center for migrants in the Libyan capital early Wednesday, killing at least 40 people, a health official in the country&a...
05:12, 07/03/2019

UN agency says Libya floods kill 4, displace more than 2,500 The U.N. refugee agency says heavy rains have triggered severe flooding in southwestern Libya since late May, killing four people and forcing more tha...
04:48, 06/07/2019

Head of Libya UN-backed gov't says rival wants to take power The head of Libya's U.N.-backed government says he is prepared to return to the peace process "as soon as possible" but that it would be different wit...
14:48, 05/08/2019

| War-torn Libya's electricians battle to keep the lights on Precariously perched 50m up an electricity pylon providing power to Libya's capital, Mohamad Dahman attempts to fix damage caused by fighting - but ha...
11:24, 05/30/2019

Migrants die of disease in Libya detention; UN criticized In the desert of western Libya, hundreds of African migrants were held for months in a detention center, packed in amid garbage covered in maggots and...
07:36, 06/30/2019

Cholera, more civilian casualties feared in Libya: WHO A month-old battle for Libya's capital Tripoli risks causing an "exponential" rise in civilian casualties as well as outbreaks of deadly diseases incl...
09:48, 05/08/2019

Explainer: What's at stake for Libya's oil as conflict flares? Eastern-based Libyan forces led by Khalifa Haftar launched an offensive in April on the capital Tripoli in the west that has plunged the oil-producing...
11:12, 04/29/2019

Head of Libya UN-backed gov’t says rival wants to take power PARIS (AP) — The head of Libya’s U.N.-backed government says he is prepared to return to the peace process “as soon as possible” but...
12:00, 05/08/2019

UN says migrant boat capsized off Libya's coast The U.N. migration agency says a boat carrying dozens of Europe-bound migrants has capsized off Libya's Mediterranean coast, as the search for survivo...
10:24, 06/02/2019

Libya intercepts nearly 200 Europe-bound migrants at sea CAIRO (AP) — Libya’s coast guard says it has intercepted Europe-bound vessels carrying nearly 200 migrants, including women, off the countryR...
06:36, 06/22/2019

European Union calls for ceasefire in Libya All warring groups in Libya must commit to a ceasefire and return to U.N.-led mediation, the European Union said on Monday, calling the situation a th...
15:00, 05/13/2019

Up to 150 feared dead as boats capsize off Libya About 137 people were rescued and returned to Libya, according to coastguard Up to 150 people attempting the perilous sea crossing from Libya to Europ...
12:12, 07/25/2019

UN chief calls for arms embargo against Libya Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is strongly urging all countries to implement a U.N. arms embargo against Libya, saying illegal weapons transfers b...
18:24, 06/10/2019

| Nearly 40 killed in air strike on Libya migrant centre Nearly 40 migrants were killed in an air strike in their detention centre in a Tripoli suburb blamed on Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar, who has been ...
02:48, 07/03/2019

82 migrants missing at sea day after deadly Libya airstrike A boat carrying 86 migrants from Libya sank in the Mediterranean Sea and only three passengers are known to have survived the shipwreck on the day aft...
08:24, 07/04/2019

U.N. Security Council calls for ceasefire in Libya The United Nations Security Council called on all parties to the Libya conflict on Friday to commit to a ceasefire and return to U.N.-led mediation, s...
12:48, 05/10/2019

55 bodies recovered from Libya shipwreck: aid worker Fifty-five bodies have been recovered so far off the Libyan coast, an aid worker said on Saturday, after a wooden boat carrying hundreds of migrants c...
07:12, 07/27/2019

Fortress Europe: what happens to the refugees sent back to Libya? The EU’s efforts to stem the flow migration from Africa across the Mediterranean has meant assisting the Libyan coastguard to intercept boats. But wha...
21:00, 05/07/2019

| Libya air strikes point to possible UAE involvement - UN report United Nations experts are investigating missile strikes near Libya's capital that were fired likely using Chinese-made drones and point to possible i...
08:48, 05/07/2019

Civil War exhibit opens at National Constitution Center PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The National Constitution Center in Philadelphia is unveiling the nation’s first permanent exhibit exploring the constitutio...
09:36, 05/08/2019

Upcoming federal election debates need to be more ‘civil’, commission says Televised leaders' debates during the coming federal election campaign ought to be more accessible, more civil and more educational for voters trying ...
12:12, 05/03/2019

Syrian civil war has damaged more than 120 churches, report finds As many as 124 churches have been damaged or targeted by military forces on all sides of Syria's civil war, which has stretched on for more than eight...
01:48, 09/05/2019

Sources: Pats unaware AB involved in civil matter Representatives for Patriots wide receiver Antonio Brown and Britney Taylor, his former trainer, were in confidential discussions before the filing of...
22:49, 09/12/2019

Sudan protesters call for civil disobedience campaign Protesters in Sudan have threatened acts of civil disobedience after the army partially rejected proposals for civilian rule. Demonstrators believe th...
17:24, 05/08/2019

Be My Matelotage! The Civil Union of 17th Century Pirates Love strikes hard like the broadsiding from a warship, leaving both splinters and buckshot in one’s heart. When it hits, there's nothing anyone can do...
01:12, 08/30/2019

U.S. judge urges VW, SEC to resolve civil Dieselgate suit A federal judge in California on Friday urged the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and Volkswagen AG to resolve a civil suit stemming from its...
13:48, 08/16/2019

Antonio Brown accused of rape in civil lawsuit New England Patriots wide receiver Antonio Brown was accused of sexually assaulting his former trainer in a civil lawsuit filed Tuesday. The NFL will ...
22:48, 09/10/2019

REFILE-Alphabet says received civil investigative demand from U.S. DoJ Alphabet Inc said on Friday it had received a civil investigative demand from the U.S. Department of Justice on Aug. 30 seeking information and docume...
23:00, 09/06/2019

Pelosi, Ocasio-Cortez meet to end Democratic civil war Nancy Pelosi and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez had a tête-à-tête Friday morning after weeks of acrimony between the veteran House speaker and the fres...
09:00, 07/26/2019

Yemen’s Civil War Is Spilling Deeper Into the Gulf Region Yemen’s four-year civil war is spilling deeper into the oil-rich Persian Gulf region. Saudi Arabia, with its Sunni majority, intervened to support the...
08:24, 05/20/2019

Nashville Civil War fort gets ‘slave route’ designation NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A fort built by African Americans during the Civil War in Nashville has received an international designation for its signific...
08:12, 05/22/2019

Opposition group calls for 'civil disobedience' in Sudan Sudan's pro-democracy movement has called for "civil disobedience" throughout the country beginning Sunday, days after a bloody military crackdown kil...
03:36, 06/10/2019

FAA moves to support growth of civil supersonic air industry The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said on Monday it is moving to rewrite testing rules to allow for the eventual return of civil superson...
18:00, 06/17/2019

U.S. FAA moves to support growth of civil supersonic air industry The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said on Monday it is moving to rewrite testing rules to allow for the eventual return of civil superson...
12:24, 06/17/2019

Top Court Intervenes As Only 9 Of 14,000 Make It To Civil Judge Interview With only nine candidates making it to the interview level out of the 14,000 aspirants who gave the preliminary examination for post of Civil Judge in...
11:48, 05/03/2019

Speaker calls for removal of Civil War plaque in Statehouse ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The speaker of Maryland’s House of Delegates has called for the removal of a Statehouse plaque that honors the Civil War&#...
10:00, 05/24/2019

| Sudan protesters call for civil disobedience on July 14 Sudanese protest leaders called for a one-day nationwide "civil disobedience" campaign on July 14, in an announcement a day after they organised mass ...
07:12, 07/02/2019

Corbyn writes to top civil servant over 'too frail' claims Jeremy Corbyn has written to Britain's most senior civil servant to demand a "speedy and thorough independent investigation" into reported claims the ...
02:36, 07/02/2019

Sudan protesters threaten military with civil disobedience KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan’s protesters are threatening a civil disobedience campaign if the ruling military refuses to hand over power to civ...
02:36, 05/30/2019

Jammu And Kashmir Flag Gone From Srinagar's Civil Secretariat The flag of Jammu and Kashmir was removed from the Civil Secretariat in Srinagar today following the orders of the Centre, three weeks after the gover...
12:00, 08/25/2019

Migrant facilities face civil lawsuits over conditions TUCSON- A new bill that would approve billions of dollars in emergency aid for migrants is on its way to President Trump’s desk. As many people ...
21:36, 06/30/2019

DOJ argues Civil Rights Act does not protect LGBTQ workers The Justice Department on Friday urged the Supreme Court to rule that gay and transgender people are not protected against discrimination under the 19...
21:00, 08/23/2019

Khloe Kardashian Gets Real About Being Civil With Tristan Thompson Khloe Kardashian is keeping the peace for the sake of her daughter. It's no secret the reality star and her longtime basketball beau Tristan Thompso...
10:00, 05/16/2019

NRA shakes up legal team amid intensifying civil war The gun rights group severed ties with prominent Washington attorney Charles Cooper, who said that during his three decades of work for the NRA, he “a...
17:24, 08/22/2019

| Young Sudanese workers strike for 'civil rule' The chants grew louder as the army pick-up passed. "Power to the civilians," the dozens of young Sudanese bankers cried outside their closed Khartoum ...
13:48, 05/30/2019

Corbyn rubbishes 'civil service' claims about his health Jeremy Corbyn has angrily questioned the neutrality of the civil service after officials reportedly told a newspaper he was "too frail" to become prim...
21:48, 06/29/2019

Burundi survives civil war to arrive at Africa Cup of Nations They're the lowest-ranked nation at this summer's Africa Cup of Nations (their first), have survived brutal civil war and carry the hope of home with ...
22:36, 06/21/2019

General Electric agrees to pay $1.5 billion civil penalty CNBC's Dom Chu reports on the settlement reached between General Electric and the Department of Justice. General Electric agreed to pay a $1.5 bi...
16:36, 04/28/2019

Libya's Mitiga airport resumes air traffic following an air strike Air space re-opened at the Libyan capital's only functioning airport, Mitiga, on Thursday after it was halted following an air strike, according to a ...
13:48, 07/18/2019

Libya airstrike kills dozens in southern town At least 42 people have been killed in a drone airstrike on a southern Libyan town. The UN-backed government has blamed the attack on forces loyal to ...
12:00, 08/05/2019

| Libya buries bodies of 46 migrants after deadly shipwreck Libyan authorities have buried the bodies of 46 migrants after they were plucked from the sea following one of deadliest shipwrecks in the Mediterrane...
13:48, 07/29/2019

UK arrests Manchester bomber's brother after Libya extradition The brother of a suicide bomber who attacked a concert in the British city of Manchester in 2017 was extradited from Libya on Wednesday and arrested i...
10:48, 07/17/2019

Refugees sent to Libya under EU deal face 'catastrophic' conditions Facing the risk of exploitation, violence and torture, aid groups warn Libya is not a safe country for refugees. They argue that is reason enough for ...
19:12, 07/15/2019

The Latest: Officials say car bomb kills 2 UN staff in Libya Libyan health officials say two U.N. security staff were killed when a bomb-laden vehicle exploded outside a shopping mall in Libya’s eastern city of ...
08:24, 08/10/2019

Libya's Mitiga airport reopens to air traffic after shelling Libya's Mitiga airport reopened to air traffic on Saturday after being closed for several hours following shelling, the airport authority said on its ...
14:48, 08/03/2019

World powers call for an end to deadly Libya fighting Major global and regional powers have urged the warring groups in Libya to stop their bloody fighting, warning that the bloodshed is worsening what’s ...
18:12, 07/16/2019

As many as 150 migrants feared dead in shipwreck off the coast of Libya The number of migrants heading to Europe has plummeted. But the issue has remained politically potent, particularly as far-right leaders have gained i...
21:00, 07/25/2019

3 UN staff members killed in Libya car bomb attack A bomb-laden vehicle exploded Saturday outside a shopping mall in Libya's eastern city of Benghazi, killing at least three U.N. staff members, a spoke...
21:36, 08/10/2019

40 migrants rescued off coast of Libya brought to Malta Forty migrants rescued off the coast of Libya were successfully transferred Sunday to Maltese military boats and brought to port, the German rescue gr...
17:00, 08/04/2019

South Korean, 3 Filipinos freed after captivity in Libya SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Seoul and Abu Dhabi say that one South Korean and three Filipinos have been released following months of captivity in Libya....
02:00, 05/17/2019

Egypt deports 33 Sudanese migrants trying to reach Libya CAIRO, Egypt (AP) — Egypt has deported 33 Sudanese migrants who were trying to reach Libya to head onward to Europe. Cairo airport officials said on F...
03:00, 05/17/2019

Three Libya eastern fighters killed in strike near Tripoli Three members of Libya's eastern force, including two commanders, were killed late on Friday in a drone strike on Tarhuna city by the internationally ...
20:36, 09/13/2019

UAE denies ownership of weapons found in Libya: statement The United Arab Emirates denied ownership of weapons found in Libya, a statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation said...
13:36, 07/02/2019

Libya rescues more than 200 Europe-bound migrants off coast CAIRO (AP) — Libya’s navy says it has rescued 213 Europe-bound African and Arab migrants off the Mediterranean coast. The navy released a statem...
08:12, 05/10/2019

Migrants detained in Libya, caught in crossfire, seek aid CAIRO (AP) — Eritrean migrants say the facility where they are detained in western Libya was caught in the crossfire between rival militias. The two m...
01:48, 07/01/2019

Haftar militia shoots down Turkish drone over Libya A Turkish drone has been destroyed by forces loyal to Libyan warlord Khalifa Haftar near Libya's only functioning civilian airport, Haftar's LNA milit...
19:36, 06/30/2019

UN chief urges implementation of arms embargo against Libya UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is strongly urging all countries to implement a U.N. arms embargo against Libya, saying illeg...
11:24, 06/10/2019

| Babies saved from Libya clashes in airlift to Rome Nearly 150 migrants from east Africa, including 65 minors and 13 babies under one, were rescued from conflict-torn Libya and airlifted to Rome by the ...
01:48, 06/01/2019

Guards repel assault on Libya's biggest oilfield An armed group attacked Libya's largest oilfield but was repelled after clashes with its protection force on Monday, while fighting escalated in easte...
13:48, 04/29/2019

Airstrikes, roadblocks trap civilians in Libya’s Tripoli Libyan forces loyal to a former military commander have intensified their airstrikes on Tripoli, where heavy fighting and blocked roads have left civi...
07:12, 04/29/2019

Air strike hits warehouse co-owned by Italy's ENI in Libya A storehouse belonging to Libya's Mellitah Oil & Gas, a joint-venture between the National Oil Corporation (NOC) and Italy's ENI, was damaged in an ai...
18:12, 06/18/2019

Libya's UN-recognised government launches peace initiative Plan comes after efforts to persuade US that White House had wrong message on LibyaLibya’s UN-recognised government in Tripoli has sought to break the...
01:36, 06/17/2019

UN chief hopeful for Libya, after Quartet meeting in Tunis Secretary-General António Guterres said he is hopeful for a solution to the eight-year long conflict in Libya, after a high-level meeting in Tunis, Tu...
05:53, 04/28/2019

| UN hears calls to enforce Libya arms embargo The UN Security Council has renewed a green light to a European Union mission to combat migrant trafficking and arms smuggling off Libya's coast amid ...
23:48, 06/10/2019

Air strike hits Libya migrant detention center Dozens were killed in an air strike on a center housing migrants on the outskirts of Tripoli, with many more wounded. Center officials blamed the atta...
18:48, 07/02/2019

Turkey’s Erdogan meets head of Libya’s UN-supported gov’t Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has met with Fayez Sarraj of Libya’s UN-recognized government, following heightened tensions between Turkey and...
04:36, 07/06/2019

| UN calls for Libya ceasefire as death toll climbs to 1 000 The UN Security Council has called for a ceasefire in Libya as the death toll from a three-month offensive on Tripoli reached 1 000, including scores ...
15:48, 07/06/2019

| 300 migrants 'still held in Libya centre' hit by deadly raid Around 300 migrants are still being held in the detention centre in Libya where more than 44 people were killed in an air strike, the International Or...
02:00, 07/05/2019

Libya's Tripoli Government Blames U.A.E. for Deadly Airstrike Libya’s United Nations-backed government blamed the United Arab Emirates for a deadly airstrike in Tripoli this week, suggesting a new level of foreig...
16:00, 07/04/2019

UNHCR urges EU to stop sending migrants to Libya The European Union has relied heavily on Libya to help stem the flow of migrants into Europe. But migrants in the failed state face increasing danger,...
19:48, 05/18/2019

Charity boat rescues 50 African migrants in sea off Libya Humanitarian groups SOS Mediterranee and Doctors Without Borders have rescued 50 migrants from a rubber dinghy off Libya’s coast and brought them aboa...
13:12, 09/08/2019

At least 40 killed after airstrike targets migrant center in Libya At least 40 people have been killed and another 80 injured after an airstrike hit a migrant center east of the Libyan capital of Tripoli early Wednesd...
10:36, 07/03/2019

Paris Says Its Missiles Found On Pro-Haftar Base In Libya The French defence ministry said Wednesday that its missiles had been found on a base used by forces loyal to Libya's Khalifa Haftar, but it denied su...
08:12, 07/10/2019

New migrants brought to Libya center hit by deadly air strike More migrants have been moved to a detention center in Libya's capital where an air strike killed more than 50 last week, despite a risk it could be h...
20:24, 07/13/2019

Civil Air Patrol’s Arizona Wing conducts emergency exercise PHOENIX (AP) – The Arizona Wing of the Civil Air Patrol is conducting an exercise featuring a simulated emergency to demonstrate to a U.S. Air F...
20:12, 05/18/2019

Sudanese opposition says it is suspending civil disobedience and strike: statement Sudan's protest and opposition alliance said it is suspending a campaign of civil disobedience and a general strike from Wednesday until further notic...
14:24, 06/11/2019

Dieselgate damages: civil case against Volkswagen starts in spring Dieselgate scandal broke four years ago – and still rumbles on Motorists affected by emissions scandal seek ‘hundreds of millions’ of pounds in cour...
17:36, 07/24/2019

Former tenant charged in killing of Louisiana civil rights activist A former tenant of a Baton Rouge civil rights activist has been arrested and charged with her murder, police in the Louisiana capital said on Tuesday....
21:12, 07/16/2019

Sudan civil disobedience campaign keeps businesses in Khartoum shuttered Many shops and business stayed closed and troops watched the streets of Sudan's capital Khartoum on Tuesday, the third day of a civil disobedience cam...
06:00, 06/11/2019

Sudan protesters call for civil disobedience to push army Sudan's protest leaders are calling on Sudanese to take part in acts of civil disobedience in a bid to pressure the military after the deadly break-up...
18:12, 06/08/2019

Pope offers Chinese clergy way to register with civil agency VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican is telling Catholic priests and bishops in China they can register as required by authorities while professing loyalty...
04:12, 06/28/2019

Steinem among winners of National Civil Rights Museum award The National Civil Rights Museum says this year’s Freedom Award recipients are musician John Legend, feminist writer Gloria Steinem and human rights a...
18:36, 07/26/2019

Civil War plant guide reveals 3 plants with antibiotic properties To tackle the antibiotic resistance crisis, researchers have turned to plants that people used for treating infections during the American Civil War....
05:12, 06/10/2019

Civil disobedience campaign empties streets of Sudan's capital A civil disobedience campaign to demand civilian rule left the streets of Sudan's capital Khartoum largely deserted on Sunday, while police fired tear...
05:36, 06/09/2019

Sudan: key protest group calls for nationwide 'civil disobedience' Sudanese Professionals Association says action will start on Sunday and end ‘when a civilian government announces itself’ A key protest group has anno...
23:36, 06/08/2019

Funeral set for civil rights icon and chef Leah Chase NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A public viewing and funeral have been set for civil rights icon and chef Leah Chase. NOLA.com/The Times-Picayune reports that the ...
14:12, 06/04/2019

EU Commission shifts top civil servant Martin Selmayr to Vienna Top EU civil servant Martin Selmayr is to leave Brussels to head the bloc's mission in Vienna, Austria. The German aide to outgoing EU commission head...
08:24, 07/24/2019

On Aircrafts Overshooting Runways, Civil Aviation Minister's Response After incidents of aircraft overshooting runways were reported, Union Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Wednesday said such incidents happ...
04:36, 07/03/2019

UN and civil society team up to make cities more sustainable and inclusive How can we make sure that cities become more inclusive, with a smaller environmental footprint, and leave no-one behind? These questions will be tackl...
05:12, 07/03/2019

'It's a political civil war': Trump's racist tirades set tone for 2020 After Trump again embraced white identity politics, Charlottesville – the scene of a far-right murder two years ago – fears racial tensions could expl...
02:24, 07/21/2019

India sends out 250 civil servants to try to tackle water shortages India is sending more than 250 civil servants to some of the driest areas of the vast country as part of efforts by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's gov...
08:48, 07/01/2019

Brexit impasse leads to longest UK parliament session since civil war Commons has sat for 298 days, and with MPs unable to agree deal no new session is in sightThe current session of parliament is now the longest since t...
02:12, 05/14/2019

Biden defends civil-rights record after U.S. debate attack A day after coming under attack by fellow presidential candidate Kamala Harris in a debate, former Vice President Joe Biden defended his record on Fri...
15:00, 06/28/2019

Medicinal Plants Used During the U.S. Civil War Are Surprisingly Good at Fighting Bacteria With conventional medicines in short supply during the Civil War, the Confederacy turned to plant-based alternatives in desperation. New research sugg...
17:24, 05/22/2019

Joe Biden Says He Wasn’t Ready for Kamala Harris to ‘Come After’ Him on Civil Rights Former Vice President Joe Biden defended his civil rights record and said he wasn’t ready for California Sen. Kamala Harris to go after him on h...
10:00, 07/05/2019

U.S., China plan to meet on civil space in autumn: U.S. official U.S. and Chinese officials will meet in the United States this fall for bilateral talks about civil space, a senior U.S. official said on Wednesday, a...
20:36, 06/26/2019

Ex-Somali colonel faces civil trial in US alleging torture ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A northern Virginia man who served decades ago as a colonel in the Somali Army is facing accusations in a federal courtroom tha...
12:36, 05/13/2019

Chef and civil rights figure Leah Chase dead at 96 Iconic New Orleans chef Leah Chase — who served her authentic Creole cuisine to civil rights activists Thurgood Marshall and Martin Luther King Jr. — ...
02:24, 06/03/2019

Atlanta to be home of rare Civil War flag of black soldiers ATLANTA (AP) — “We Will Prove Ourselves Men,” reads the inscription at the top of the regimental flag carried into battle by members of th...
14:12, 06/22/2019

UAE civil aviation authority instructs airlines to take necessary safety measures: WAM The United Arab Emirates' General Civil Aviation Authority on Saturday instructed airlines registered in the country to take necessary measures given ...
02:36, 06/22/2019

| Sudan protesters threaten civil disobedience after army delays Sudanese protest leaders have threatened to launch a nationwide campaign of civil disobedience after accusing the country's military rulers of delayin...
16:12, 05/09/2019

"Notice" To Those Defending Civil Liberties: Kapil Sibal On P Chidambaram Senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal on Friday took a swipe at the government, saying the "economy is in ICU" and the Modi dispensation has issued a "lo...
00:12, 08/23/2019

Punjab High Court Restrained From Appointing Civil Judges Without Nod The Supreme Court Monday directed the Punjab and Haryana High Court Registry not to appoint any civil judge in Haryana without its nod and summoned th...
12:12, 04/29/2019

U.S. Judge Urges Volkswagen, SEC To Resolve Civil Dieselgate Suit A federal judge in California on Friday urged the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and Volkswagen AG to resolve a civil suit stemming from its ...
02:36, 08/17/2019

Ex-U.S. diplomats: Troop withdrawal from Afghanistan risks 'total civil war' Former U.S. diplomats to Afghanistan warned that the country could return to "total civil war" if the Trump administration commits to withdrawing all ...
06:24, 09/04/2019

Artifacts believed to be from final battle of English Civil War discovered Archaeologists have unearthed artifacts believed to be from the final battle of the English Civil War, including musket balls, horse harness fittings ...
11:12, 09/04/2019

Full U.S. pullout from Afghanistan could ignite 'total civil war': ex-U.S. envoys Nine former U.S. ambassadors on Tuesday warned that Afghanistan could collapse in a "total civil war" if President Donald Trump withdraws all U.S. for...
10:24, 09/03/2019

Justices tuning in to cable television civil rights lawsuit The Supreme Court is about to weigh in on a racial discrimination lawsuit involving Comcast and a Los Angeles-based media company owned by comedian an...
08:48, 09/08/2019

NFL notebook: Pats, Raiders reportedly were unaware of AB civil matter Neither the New England Patriots nor the Oakland Raiders were aware of rape allegations involving Antonio Brown until a civil sexual-assault lawsuit w...
06:48, 09/13/2019

CNN to make documentary on civil rights icon John Lewis NEW YORK (AP) — CNN Films is developing a documentary on civil rights icon and Georgia congressman John Robert Lewis. The network announced Wednesday ...
12:00, 05/08/2019

Libya coast guard detains 113 migrants during lull in fighting The Libyan coast guard has stopped 113 migrants trying to reach Italy over the past two days, the United Nations said on Wednesday, as boat departures...
01:36, 05/02/2019

Trump and Merkel discussed Libya, West Africa during UK visit U.S. President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed the situation in Libya and West Africa during a meeting in Britain on Wednes...
09:24, 06/05/2019

Libya force says it seized foreign pilot after downing plane BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — Libyan fighters say they shot down an enemy plane over Tripoli and captured its European pilot. The Libyan National Army, led b...
09:00, 05/07/2019

Libya's NOC calls for safe return of head of oil union taken in east Libyan state oil firm NOC called on Saturday for the safe return of the national head of the oil workers' labor union, Saad Dinar, who was abducted by...
18:24, 05/04/2019

Armed group tried to attack Libya's El Sharara oilfield: engineer An armed group tried to attack Libya's El Sharara oilfield, the country's biggest, but there was no impact on production from the incident, a field en...
05:12, 04/29/2019

Air traffic stops at Libya's Tripoli Mitiga airport after air strike Air traffic was halted on Wednesday at the Libyan capital's only functioning airport, Mitiga, after an air strike, according to a post on the airport ...
13:36, 07/03/2019

Libya's U.N.-backed government steps up defense spending as war drags on Libya's internationally recognized government has allocated 40 million Libyan dinars ($28.5 million) for its defense ministry, it said on Tuesday, ste...
14:00, 08/06/2019

Italy's PM Conte repeats ceasefire call with Libya's Haftar Italy has been trying to mediate in a conflict between Libya's UN-backed government and forces loyal to General Khalifa Haftar. The conflict has revea...
10:24, 05/16/2019

'I saw my friends die in the street': Mohamed El-Munir's journey from Libya to LAFC The defender has forged a professional career after leaving the chaos of his homeland. But his thoughts are always with those he has left behindWhen t...
04:36, 07/23/2019

Libya's Mitiga airport halts air traffic after air strike: statement The Libyan capital Tripoli's Mitiga airport halted air traffic on Monday after the facility was attacked in an air strike, according to a post on the ...
18:00, 07/22/2019

Airstrike Kills Dozens of Migrants at Detention Center in Libya The bomb ripped through a hangar in Tripoli packed with African migrants hoping to reach Europe. A spokesman for Gen. Khalifa Hifter denied responsibi...
18:00, 07/04/2019

Nearly 200 Europe-bound migrants intercepted at sea by Libya’s coast guard Spokesman Ayoub Gassim said Saturday that five rubber boats carrying 199 migrants were intercepted over the past several days near the capital, Tripol...
11:00, 06/22/2019

Story on 710 Libya govt fighters killed is incorrect and is withdrawn The story on 710 Libya govt fighters killed is incorrect and is withdrawn. The figure refers to those killed in fighting in 2014 between rival faction...
13:48, 05/04/2019

| Drone strike kills dozens at wedding in Libya - reports At least 40 people have been reported killed and dozens injured after an air strike hit a wedding ceremony in southwestern Libya, according to media r...
15:12, 08/05/2019

Officials: Migrants return to bombed Libya detention center A Libyan detention center where an airstrike killed more than 50 people two weeks ago is filling up with migrants again, and work has resumed at a wea...
10:48, 07/16/2019

| Rocket fire hits Libya airport, breaking Eid truce Rocket fire hit the Libyan capital's sole functioning airport Sunday, violating a temporary truce between the unity government and forces loyal to str...
17:12, 08/12/2019

Airstrike in Libya flattens migrant detention center, killing at least 44 At least 44 people have been killed Wednesday in Libya after an airstrike flattened a detention center for migrants near the war-torn country’s capita...
06:24, 07/03/2019

Libya suffers drinking water crisis amidst battle for oil TRIPOLI — While Libya’s oil lies at the heart of three months of fighting over Tripoli and years of power struggles before that, water is becoming a f...
15:00, 07/02/2019

At least 40 dead after migrant detention centre in Libya hit by air strike: official An air strike late on Tuesday hit a detention centre for mainly African migrants in a suburb of the Libyan capital of Tripoli, killing at least 40 peo...
19:12, 07/02/2019

40 Killed, 70 Injured In Strike On Libya Migrant Centre: Officials Nearly 40 migrants were killed and more than 70 wounded in an air strike on their detention centre in a suburb of the Libyan capital Tripoli, an emerg...
20:48, 07/02/2019

40 killed after airstrike hits migrant detention center in Libya BENGHAZI, Libya — An airstrike hit a detention center for migrants in the Libyan capital early Wednesday, killing at least 40 people, a health officia...
00:00, 07/03/2019

At least 40 killed after airstrike hits migrant detention center in Libya An airstrike hit a detention center for migrants in the Libyan capital early Wednesday, killing at least 40 people, a health official in the country's...
02:48, 07/03/2019

At least 40 dead after Libya airstrike; rival forces trade blame An airstrike on a migrant center in Libya's capital early Wednesday killed at least 40 people amid a heightening conflict between the United Nations-b...
05:12, 07/03/2019

Libya detention centre attack could amount to a war crime, say top UN officials A missile attack on a detention centre in Tripoli that killed scores of migrants and refugees “deserves more than condemnation”, UN agencies said on W...
08:12, 07/03/2019

Ocean Viking rescue ship picks up 251 migrants off Libya Doctors Without Borders and SOS Mediterranee, which operate the new migrant rescue ship, say the mainly Sudanese men and adolescents were picked up of...
12:13, 08/11/2019

| Libya conflict: Tripoli residents feel the pinch in Ramadan For Muslims, Ramadan is a month of mercy and forgiveness, but Libyans in Tripoli are worried if there is no ceasefire imposed it could become a month ...
00:00, 05/07/2019

France says anti-tank missiles found in Libya were 'unusable' France said on Wednesday anti-tank missiles it bought from the United States and were later found in a base belonging to troops loyal to Libya's easte...
02:48, 07/10/2019

At least 44 killed as air strike hits Libya migrant detention center: U.N. An air strike hit a detention center for mainly African migrants in a suburb of the Libyan capital Tripoli late on Tuesday, killing at least 44 people...
13:36, 07/03/2019

An Airstrike Hit a Migrant Detention Center in Libya, Killing at Least 40 People (BENGHAZI, Libya) — An airstrike hit a detention center for migrants in the Libyan capital early Wednesday, killing at least 40 people and wound...
08:24, 07/03/2019

44 Migrants Dead After Airstrike Hits Detention Center in Libya (BENGHAZI, Libya) — An airstrike hit a detention center for migrants near the Libyan capital early Wednesday, killing at least 44 people and wou...
08:24, 07/03/2019

| Egypt jihadist returned from Libya to face terror charges A high-profile Egyptian jihadist who was transferred to Cairo from Libya will face a military tribunal over his alleged involvement in terror attacks,...
03:48, 05/30/2019

| US, Egypt urge calm in Libya amid Tripoli offensive The United States and Egypt, a key backer of Libyan militia leader Khalifa Haftar, have called for calm as the strongman pressed ahead in his offensiv...
11:36, 05/29/2019

UN rights chief: Libya fighting endangers thousands of lives The U.N. human rights chief says thousands of lives are at risk in parts of conflict-ridden Libya, decrying an escalation of attacks in residential ar...
08:24, 04/30/2019

U.S. missiles, sold to France, found in rebel hands in Libya Authorities said Wednesday Libyan government forces have discovered multiple U.S.-made Javelin anti-tank missiles in rebel hands, prompting new concer...
11:12, 07/10/2019

Dozens of bodies found after migrant boat capsizes off Libya Up to 150 have died in what is thought be deadliest incident in Mediterranean this yearDozens of bodies have been recovered from the Mediterranean, a ...
16:48, 07/26/2019

Libya suspends operations of 40 foreign firms including Total Move thought to be reaction to French reluctance to offer more explicit support for governmentLibya’s internationally recognised government has suspen...
19:24, 05/09/2019

Libya may shut migrant detention centres after deadly airstrike Reports suggest guards shot at refugees as they tried to flee after first missile hitLibya’s government is considering closing all migrant detention c...
15:00, 07/04/2019

Pope Francis says attack at Libya migrant center intolerable Pope Francis has said that the international community shouldn’t tolerate acts of violence like the air attack that recently struck a detention center...
05:00, 07/07/2019

‘Life-saving’: hundreds of refugees to be evacuated from Libya to Rwanda First group expected to leave dire detention centres in days, as UN denies reports that plan is part of EU strategy to keep refugees from EuropeHundre...
10:48, 09/10/2019

Violence rages in Libya as fighters attempt to advance into Tripoli The Libya National Army (LNA) force of Khalifa Haftar, who is allied to a parallel government in the east, started an offensive to take Tripoli almost...
14:24, 05/25/2019

Mediterranean tragedy: 150 migrants drown in shipwreck off Libya coast 150 Europe-bound migrants were feared drowned on Thursday after the boats they were traveling in capsized in the Mediterranean Sea off Libya.  &...
13:24, 07/26/2019

Libya's coast guard rescues over 270 Europe-bound migrants The Libyan coast guard says it has rescued 278 migrants on four different boats in recent days. The migrants, including 18 women and two children, had...
18:48, 08/17/2019

Libya shipwreck: Up to 150 migrants feared dead after boat capsizes Libya's coast guard says dozens of Europe-bound migrants are missing and feared drowned after the rubber boats they were travelling on capsized in the...
13:24, 07/25/2019

Libya’s Increased Oil Production Thwarts OPEC’s Reduction Plans Despite the country’s political instability, its production has grown to 885,000 barrels a day, undercutting OPEC’s efforts to shrink supplies worldwi...
05:51, 04/28/2019

Six children among 53 confirmed fatalities after Libya detention centre airstrikes The toll from Tuesday’s reported airstrikes on a detention centre in the suburbs of Tripoli has risen to 53 dead and more than 130 injured among the “...
08:36, 07/05/2019

Libya’s migrants and refugees with tuberculosis ‘left to die’ in detention centres Migrants and refugees suffering from tuberculosis are being left “effectively to die” in a Libyan detention centre south of Tripoli, the UN human righ...
11:12, 06/07/2019

Refugee agencies urge EU to greater migrant efforts in Libya BRUSSELS (AP) — The UN’s refugee agency and the International Organization for Migration are urging the European Union to take urgent action to ...
07:24, 06/07/2019

| Libya arms embargo must be enforced - UN chief Antonio Guterres All countries must implement a UN arms embargo against Libya with illegal weapons transfers by land, sea and air fuelling the current fighting in the ...
06:12, 06/11/2019

Dozens of migrants drown off Tunisia coast after leaving Libya At least 65 migrants drowned on Friday when their boat capsized in the Mediterranean Sea off the Tunisian coast after they had left Libya hoping to re...
12:48, 05/10/2019

Hifter's rule brings security to eastern Libya, at a cost Libya's eastern city of Benghazi finally feels safe again, after years of assassinations, bombings and militia firefights — but security has come at a...
03:36, 05/21/2019

U.N. report finds likely use of armed drone in Libya by Haftar or 'third party' United Nations sanctions monitors are investigating likely use of an armed drone by eastern Libyan National Army (LNA) forces or a supporting "third p...
19:36, 05/08/2019

Libya sends mobile petrol stations to conflict-hit west Libyan state employee Akrm Jlaidi drives for ninety minutes to the suburbs of the capital Tripoli every week to fill his car at a mobile fuel station....
06:12, 08/20/2019

Germany plans Libya conference to shore up arms embargo Violations of embargo have been both routine and often blatant, says UN special envoyGermany is planning to hold a UN-backed international conference ...
02:00, 09/13/2019

Tunisia, Algeria, Egypt call for a cease-fire in Libya TUNIS, Tunisia — Tunisia, Algeria and Egypt have expressed their “deep concern” over the chaotic situation in Libya and called for an imme...
03:36, 06/13/2019

Libya's Mitiga airport resumes air traffic following a missile strike Air space re-opened at the Libyan capital's only functioning airport, Mitiga, on Sunday after it was halted following a fall of missiles, according to...
15:12, 07/07/2019

Russia to ban Atlantic Council NGO once led by US envoy Russian prosecutors decided to ban the pro-western Atlantic Council NGO after finding its activities pose a threat to Russia's "constitutional order."...
08:36, 07/26/2019

Hong Kong’s Civil Servants Join a Widening Protest Movement Hong Kong’s civil servants symbolically turned against the city’s government Friday evening, joining forces with the protest movement that...
09:48, 08/02/2019

Louisiana civil rights activist found in car trunk was suffocated, coroner says A Louisiana civil rights activist and founder of an African-American museum was killed by "traumatic asphyxia" before her body was found in the trunk ...
19:36, 07/15/2019

Trump’s Education Department resolves nearly twice as many civil rights complaints as Obama's The Department of Education on Wednesday released new data showing that it has resolved nearly twice as many civil rights complaints as the Obama admi...
10:36, 07/10/2019

UPDATE 1-Pakistan reopens airspace for civil aviation after India standoff Pakistan's airspace has been reopened to civil aviation with immediate effect, its aviation authority said on Tuesday, following months of restriction...
23:36, 07/15/2019

A Day After Bruising Debate, Biden Pushes Back Against Criticism on Civil Rights Mr. Biden suffered a setback in his exchange with Kamala Harris, raising questions about his electability and highlighting the unsettled nature of the...
18:00, 06/28/2019

'Top priority': PM tells civil servants to prepare 'rapidly' for no-deal Brexit Boris Johnson has piled pressure on the civil service to prepare "rapidly" for a no-deal Brexit, after Downing Street aides had their summer holiday c...
23:36, 08/09/2019

UPDATE 2-Pakistan reopens airspace to civil aviation after India standoff Pakistan opened its airspace to civil aviation on Tuesday, following months of restrictions imposed in the wake of a standoff with neighbouring India....
01:12, 07/16/2019

Civil service should put their concerns about no-deal Brexit on the record, says Lib Dem mayoral candidate The civil service should "play their part" by putting their concerns about no-deal Brexit on the record, Liberal Democrat mayoral candidate Siobhan Be...
11:49, 09/12/2019

Watch: Civil War cannonballs found on South Carolina beach after Dorian A South Carolina couple walking on a beach after Hurricane Dorian discovered the storm had washed up some unusual debris -- a pair of Civil War cannon...
02:36, 09/14/2019

Sudan protest leaders call for civil disobedience against military rulers One of Sudan's biggest pro-democracy groups says people should pile pressure on the country's military rulers. The call came days after the military k...
16:00, 06/08/2019

Iranian civil rights activist gets prison for taking off hijab in public Iranian civil rights activist Saba Kord Afshari has been sentenced to 24 years behind bars, including a 15-year term for taking off her hijab in publi...
10:12, 08/29/2019

Christian rightwing figures warn abortion fight could lead to civil war Wave of extreme bans appears to have amped up predictions by magazines and politicians that abortion is cause of coming conflictProminent figures on t...
01:24, 05/26/2019

Rolls-Royce‎ eyes French buyer for civil nuclear arm A French-led consortium is in advanced talks to buy a big chunk of Rolls-Royce‎ Holdings' civil nuclear operations as part of a deal that will c...
02:36, 08/21/2019

Mozambique leaders sign peace accord to end decades of civil conflict It came as more than 5,200 of the former rebel group’s fighters were disarming just weeks before a visit by Pope Francis and a national election that ...
17:00, 08/01/2019

Former Google exec ran 'sex ring,' estranged wife claims in civil complaint Android co-founder and former Google exec Andy Rubin has found himself at the center of a lawsuit filed his by soon to be ex-wife, who is accusing him...
23:00, 07/02/2019

Biden, Under Fire for Civil Rights Record, Stresses Ties to Obama In remarks prepared for delivery Saturday, Mr. Biden is expected to say that his rivals want to dissect his decades-long record, but have ignored the ...
11:00, 07/06/2019

House Passes LGBTQ Civil Rights Bill in Historic Vote The House of Representatives passed a sweeping LGBTQ protection bill on Friday, thanks to support from most congressional Democrats and nearly total o...
11:00, 05/17/2019

Louisiana police investigate slaying of civil rights activist-historian Police in Louisiana are investigating the presumed slaying of a prominent civil rights activist and founder of an African-American history museum whos...
18:12, 07/14/2019

Digital Civil War review: a stark call to save American democracy Peter Daou blames media and the political establishment for failing to combat dishonesty, hypocrisy … and TrumpVoltaire warned that “those who can mak...
02:48, 05/19/2019

Civil rights groups sue Tennessee over law imposing new penalties on voter registration Civil rights groups in Tennessee have asked a federal court to block enforcement of a new state law that threatens to impose new penalties on voter-re...
13:48, 05/03/2019

Britain’s Conservatives Erupt Into Civil War as Unlikely Rebels Defy Boris Johnson A group of renegade Tory lawmakers — who only months ago were holding the reins of power — are trying to thwart Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s plans f...
03:12, 09/04/2019

Annual Air Passenger Traffic To Touch 100 Crore: Civil Aviation Minister Earlier this month, the Cabinet approved leasing out the Ahmedabad, Lucknow and Mangaluru airports to the Adani group. All the six airports were won t...
07:48, 07/25/2019

Hong Kong civil servants protest in defiance of loyalty order Mass walkout from government offices at start of four days of mass demonstrationsThousands of civil servants in Hong Kong have protested against the g...
11:48, 08/02/2019

Funeral service set for civil rights icon Judge Damon Keith DETROIT (AP) — Flags are being lowered and federal court offices are closed for the day in parts of Michigan to honor prominent Judge Damon J. Keith ,...
05:12, 05/13/2019

Civil servants join Hong Kong protests as Beijing accuses US Hong Kong civil servants have joined anti-government street protests while China’s top diplomat accused the U.S. and other Western nations of “fanning...
20:36, 08/02/2019

Federal judge blocks ICE from making civil arrests at Massachusetts courthouses A federal judge in Boston has blocked immigration officials from making civil arrests of people visiting Massachusetts courthouses.    ...
18:36, 06/20/2019

East German civil rights activists praised in Bundestag 30 years on The German parliament praised civil rights groups and the church for their roles in bringing about a peaceful revolution 30 years ago in former East G...
12:36, 06/06/2019

Amazon's Ring camera raises civil liberties concerns -U.S. senator U.S. Democratic Senator Edward Markey raised concerns on Thursday that law enforcement use of Amazon.com Inc's Ring doorbell camera in investigations ...
14:48, 09/05/2019

Amazon's Ring camera raises civil liberties concerns: U.S. senator U.S. Democratic Senator Edward Markey raised concerns on Thursday that law enforcement use of Amazon.com Inc's Ring doorbell camera in investigations ...
15:36, 09/05/2019

Civil case against crazed Times Square driver should be put on hold: lawyers The civil case against the city and maniac driver Richard Rojas — who drove a Honda Accord into a crowd of pedestrians in Times Square in 2017, killin...
18:48, 05/28/2019

$44 Million Civil Settlement Reportedly in Works in Harvey Weinstein Case Disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein has reportedly reached a $44 million deal to settle claims brought against him by women accusing him of sexual ...
21:00, 05/23/2019

CNN panel laughs at Biden claim that he marched in 1988 for civil rights Reporter Jake Tapper and his panel burst out laughing Tuesday over a report about presidential candidate Joe Biden’s 30-year-old false claims that he ...
05:12, 06/05/2019

Hardeep Singh Puri Takes Charge As Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri, the new Civil Aviation Minister, took charge of office today amid distress in the sector that recently saw grounding of a private ...
13:24, 05/31/2019

Civil Rights Groups Mostly Unimpressed by New Twitter Policy Against 'Dehumanizing' Language Civil rights organizations were, somehow, both pleased and exasperated with Twitter on Tuesday after the social network announced the latest update to...
02:24, 07/10/2019

Top Scotland civil court rules move to suspend Parliament illegal A three-judge panel in Scotland on Wednesday declared British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's move to suspend Parliament illegal because its chief purp...
10:48, 09/11/2019

Labour leader to meet Britain's top civil servant over newspaper report Opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn will meet Britain's top civil servant on Wednesday to demand an independent investigation into a report c...
13:36, 07/03/2019

House Equality Act Extends Civil Rights Protections to Gay and Transgender People The House passed legislation prohibiting discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity, but the White House and Republican Sen...
11:36, 05/17/2019

Afghanistan: current US withdrawal plan risks 'total civil war', top envoys say Nine ambassadors condemn US approach to negotiationsLetter says full withdrawal must come ‘only after real peace’The majority of America’s ambassadors...
12:12, 09/03/2019

Mark Sedwill: UK's top civil servant takes a hard line on leaks Former ambassador to Afghanistan has spent much of his career on security issuesSir Mark Sedwill suddenly became Britain’s most powerful civil servant...
10:24, 05/01/2019

Manitoba hopes to woo Quebec civil servants worried about religious symbols ban "We think that there may be people in Quebec right now who want to come to a province where we don't have clothing police, where their freedoms will b...
18:00, 07/18/2019

U.S. raises travel warning for Hong Kong over growing civil unrest The United States raised its travel warning for Hong Kong, urging travelers to exercise increased caution in the Chinese territory due to what it term...
19:12, 08/07/2019

Forces loyal to Libya's U.N.-backed government receive military hardware A coalition of forces allied with Libya's U.N.-backed government of national accord (GNA) said it had received a shipment of armored vehicles and arms...
11:36, 05/18/2019

Eastern Libyan forces damaged civilian airport in western Libya: U.N. Eastern Libyan forces have seriously damaged with air strikes a civilian airport in western Libya lacking any military use, the United Nations said on...
18:24, 08/17/2019

Sudan's female revolutionaries must beware fate that befell women in Libya Alaa Salah’s role in Sudan’s protests was not unique, African women have long led change – and Libya’s precedent is especially relevantAt the same tim...
05:12, 05/03/2019

UN: Armed group closed water supply valves in Libya capital UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. says an armed group has stormed the main water distribution station in Libya’s capital and closed valves supplyin...
19:48, 05/20/2019

France says Javelin missiles found in Libya were 'unusable': army ministry The French military said on Wednesday several Javelin missiles found in a rebel base in Libya were purchased by the French government from the United ...
01:24, 07/10/2019

Libya's Haftar rules out Tripoli ceasefire, dismisses U.N.-led talks: newspaper Libyan eastern commander Khalifa Haftar has ruled out a ceasefire in the battle for Tripoli and accused the United Nations of seeking to partition Lib...
03:12, 05/26/2019

Libya’s Mitiga airport halts air traffic after missile strike: authorities The Libyan capital Tripoli's Mitiga airport halted air traffic on Sunday after the facility was struck by missiles, according to a post on the airport...
15:12, 07/07/2019

US thwarts UN Security Council condemnation of attack on Libya migrant center The UN Security Council failed to issue a statement condemning the bombing in Libya. Washington earlier criticized the attack as "abhorrent," but did ...
04:36, 07/04/2019

Three killed in suspected Islamic State attack on southern Libya: official Three people were killed on Thursday in a suspected hit-and-run attack by Islamic State militants on a town in southern Libya, residents and a militar...
05:12, 05/09/2019

About 150 Migrants Drown off Libya in Largest Loss of Life in Mediterranean This Year The United Nations High Commission for Refugees said those who drowned were probably trying to reach Italy, whose anti-immigrant government has sought...
12:12, 07/25/2019

Trump officials snub strongman Khalifa Haftar as US shifts course on Libya Administration gives Libyan National Army chief cold shoulder less than two months after Trump showed support in surprise callThe Trump administration...
06:00, 06/08/2019

Strife-torn Libya's UN-backed leader meets Conte in Rome Strife-torn Libya's UN-backed leader is visiting Rome in a bid to shore up support for his government in Tripoli that is under attack by rival militia...
05:24, 05/07/2019

Migrants feared dead off Libya coast in 'worst Mediterranean tragedy' The UN described the shipwreck of two boats carrying about 300 migrants as the 'worst Mediterranean tragedy' so far this year. Survivors were rescued ...
10:24, 07/25/2019

United Nations says 443 died in Libya since offensive began against Tripoli in last month The U.N. health agency says 443 people have died and 2,110 have been wounded in violence in Libya's capital.       ...
14:36, 05/08/2019

‘Still time' to stop a ‘bloody battle’ for Libya’s capital, insists Guterres Speaking to reporters outside the Security Council in New York on Wednesday night, UN chief António Guterres said there was still time for a “bloody b...
05:51, 04/28/2019

Libya's Haftar loses main base in Tripoli in surprise blow Forces allied to Libya's internationally recognized government on Wednesday seized the town of Gharyan south of Tripoli, home to the main supply base ...
18:00, 06/26/2019

Eastern Libyan forces will impose flight ban from Libya to Turkey: spokesman Eastern Libyan forces loyal to commander Khalifa Haftar will ban any commercial flights from Libya to Turkey and Turkish ships from docking in the cou...
19:48, 06/28/2019

Tripoli urges Trump to stop Haftar's backers meddling in Libya Libya's internationally recognized government denounced its foe Khalifa Haftar as an "aspiring military dictator" on Friday and urged U.S. President ...
06:36, 05/10/2019

| Nigerian women struggle to raise children born of Libya rape She was only just 18 when she gave birth without a doctor in a Tripoli apartment, gripping the hand of her best friend who had come on a journey they ...
07:48, 08/02/2019

Chaos and fear in Libya's Mitiga airport after missiles halt air traffic Missiles on Monday hit Tripoli's only functioning Mitiga airport which remained closed to air traffic, causing chaos and fear among passengers, witnes...
01:48, 07/30/2019

Eastern Libya force strikes Misrata air college: source, witness Forces of the eastern Libyan National Army (LNA) loyal to Khalifa Haftar struck Misrata's air college early on Tuesday, a military source and resident...
17:12, 08/05/2019

U.N. demands release of abducted lawmaker and Haftar critic in eastern Libya The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) demanded on Thursday the immediate release of lawmaker, Siham Sergewa, and her husband who were r...
13:48, 07/18/2019

Brazil prosecutors seek to bar Bolsonaro's son as envoy to U.S. Brazilian federal prosecutors filed a court injunction on Monday seeking to bar the appointment of right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro's son Eduardo a...
08:48, 08/12/2019

"I Can Say Things About Him": Trump After UK Envoy Calls Him "Inept" US President Donald Trump hit back on Sunday and the UK launched an inquiry after leaked memos revealed Britain's ambassador in the US had described t...
01:48, 07/08/2019

Elections in Afghanistan becoming more necessary by the hour, says EU special envoy The European Union's special envoy for Afghanistan Roland Kobia said on Sunday presidential elections must be held this month as the country needs a p...
07:00, 09/08/2019

Pakistan Should End ''Proxy War'' Against India: Indian Envoy Pakistan should end its "proxy war" against India and make efforts to build trust with New Delhi to move forward the bilateral relationship, Indian hi...
17:48, 05/22/2019

U.S. Envoy Hails Latest Talks With Taliban as the Best Ever KABUL, Afghanistan — The U.S. peace envoy to Afghanistan said Saturday that for the first time he can report “substantive” progress ...
12:24, 07/06/2019

UN envoy for Syria visits Moscow for talks The U.N.’s special envoy for Syria, Geir Pedersen, is focusing his efforts on hostilities in the northwestern province of Idlib and attempts to draft ...
07:00, 07/05/2019

UK's Top Envoy In US Says Trump Administration "Dysfunctional": Report Britain's ambassador in the United States has described President Donald Trump and his administration as "inept" and "uniquely dysfunctional", accordi...
23:00, 07/06/2019

US envoy hails latest talks with Taliban as the best ever The U.S. peace envoy to Afghanistan says that for the first time he can report “substantive” progress on all four issues key to a peace agreement in t...
12:12, 07/06/2019

UK led towards no-deal Brexit by untruthful elite, says ex-EU envoy Ivan Rogers offers withering assessment of Tory candidates vying to be prime ministerToday’s political developments - live updatesBritain is being led...
05:12, 06/18/2019

Trump will ‘no longer deal’ with UK envoy who panned him President Donald Trump is threatening to cut off contact with Britain’s ambassador to the United States after leaked diplomatic cables revealed the en...
14:36, 07/08/2019

"You Don't Deserve To Represent Us'': Pak Envoy To UN Heckled At Event Pakistan's Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Maleeha Lodhi had to leave from an event after a man heckled and accused her of corruption,...
09:12, 08/13/2019

Report says Sudan summons its envoy from Qatar Sudan's state-run news agency says the Foreign Ministry has summoned the country's envoy from Qatar, a day after the satellite news channel Al-Jazeera...
08:36, 06/01/2019

Report: North Korea executes envoy to US A South Korea paper citing an anonymous source said that Kim Hyok Chol was accused of being a US spy and killed. Several officials who also worked on ...
01:48, 05/31/2019

| UK offers 'full support' for its US envoy in Trump row British Prime Minister Theresa May's government reiterated its "full support" for its ambassador to Washington after US President Donald Trump said he...
05:24, 07/09/2019

Renault's Kangoo Be Bop was a Funky French Envoy XUV If you’re a French florist, you might think you’ve got plenty of choices when it comes to small vans. And you’d largely be right, at least until it co...
11:36, 08/10/2019

UN envoy optimistic of Syria constitution committee soon The U.N. special envoy for Syria says he is "optimistic" an agreement can be reached on the long-sought formation of a committee to draft a new consti...
16:12, 04/30/2019

Trump says U.S. envoy to Japan will run to be Tennessee senator U.S. Ambassador to Japan William Hagerty will run to be the next Tennessee senator, President Donald Trump announced on Twitter on Friday, giving Hage...
07:36, 07/13/2019

Senate panel endorses Craft as U.N. envoy The Senate Foreign Relations Committee today approved the nomination of Kelly Craft to be the nation's top diplomat at the U.N., days after new detail...
13:36, 07/25/2019

UK's Johnson says his comments about U.S. envoy were a factor in his resignation Boris Johnson, frontrunner to be Britain's next prime minister, denied he was responsible for the resignation of the ambassador to Washington but admi...
17:24, 07/12/2019

US envoy for Afghanistan on 2-week peace mission WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. envoy for Afghanistan is traveling to Afghanistan and also Belgium, Germany, Pakistan, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates o...
09:48, 06/01/2019

Civil case dropped against Kevin Spacey over alleged Nantucket groping incident Actor still faces criminal charge of indecent assault and batteryNo reason given for ending civil case, which cannot be refiledA young man who says Ke...
11:12, 07/05/2019

Former NRL player Jarryd Hayne settles civil suit with alleged US rape victim Woman’s lawyer says lawsuit ‘voluntarily dismissed’Monetary damages were being sought from HayneEx-rugby league star and NFL player Jarryd Hayne has r...
19:48, 08/28/2019

Biden tries to defend civil rights record after Kamala Harris criticism – live Biden says ‘30-60 seconds on a debate exchange can’t do justice to a lifetime committed to civil rights’, while Jimmy Carter attacks TrumpSign up for ...
15:36, 06/28/2019

Kevin Spacey accuser files civil lawsuit over alleged groping incident Actor already faces a criminal charge for the alleged incident at a Nantucket bar in 2016A man who has accused Kevin Spacey of groping him as a teenag...
16:48, 06/27/2019

Revealed: Republican lawmaker and ally urged crowd to prepare for civil unrest Audio obtained by the Guardian shows Matt Shea said ‘communists are lying in wait’ and associate told audience to collect ‘an AR-15’ and ‘rounds of am...
09:24, 05/01/2019

Georgetown University poll: Nation at edge ‘of civil war,’ but voters reject compromise Voters are pointing fingers at social media, TV news, and politicians for the breakdown in everyday civility in the country, but instead of compromise...
04:00, 05/02/2019

UN civil society conference to focus on sustainable solutions for challenges of urban life “Well-planned and managed cities can steer us towards inclusive growth and serve as models of harmony among diverse people”, United Nations Secretary-...
09:12, 08/27/2019

Kanishak Kataria, Alumnus Of IIT Bombay, Tops 2018's Civil Service Exam UPSC 2018: Kanishak Kataria, an alumnus of IIT Bombay topped the civil services exam after the UPSC declared results today. Mr Kataria graduated with ...
07:24, 04/28/2019

City Of Milwaukee Offers Sterling Brown $400,000 To Make Civil Rights Lawsuit Go Away The city of Milwaukee is looking to settle the federal civil rights lawsuit brought by Bucks guard Sterling Brown, who was tased and arrested by city ...
03:24, 09/05/2019

Phoenix police chief promises change amid civil rights claim PHOENIX (AP) — Police Chief Jeri Williams promised change in her department after being booed by some of hundreds of people gathered to discuss a vide...
05:24, 06/19/2019

Top Civil Rights Groups Will Help Crystal Mason Appeal Her 5-Year Sentence for Trying to Vote It was a case so unfair, it quickly became a go-to talking point to illuminate the criminal justice system’s deep racial inequities: Crystal Mason, a ...
18:00, 05/13/2019

Purdue Pharma reportedly in talks with DOJ to settle criminal, civil opioid probes OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma is in talks with the Justice Department to resolve criminal and civil probes into its role in the opioid crisis, The Wal...
13:48, 09/06/2019

Australian civil servant faces 10 years for mining cryptocurrency on government computers An Australian government employee is appearing in court today after using work equipment to mine cryptocurrency for his own gain. The Australian Feder...
05:12, 05/21/2019

Leah Chase, civil rights pioneer and queen of Creole cuisine, dies at 96 The famed New Orleans chef's secret ingredient? 'Love,' she told USA Today Network in 2016.        ...
12:48, 06/02/2019

Harvey Weinstein 'pays millions to settle sexual misconduct civil lawsuits' Disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, accused of sexual misconduct, has reportedly reached a multimillion-dollar provisional deal with allege...
09:36, 05/24/2019

Civil rights leader William Barber convicted of trespassing for 2017 protest Barber had pleaded not guilty, seeking to frame the case as a freedom of speech issue after he was arrested during a sit-inUS civil rights advocate th...
17:48, 06/06/2019

Leah Chase, Iconic Executive Chef and Civil Rights Activist, Dies at 96 Leah Chase, iconic executive chef, civil rights activist, and co-owner of the legendary Dooky Chase’s Restaurant in New Orleans, died Saturday her fam...
12:00, 06/02/2019

Tucson community says goodbye to late civil rights leader, Betty Liggins TUCSON –The Tucson community said goodbye to a very special person Thursday morning. A memorial service was held in honor of civil rights leader and c...
13:48, 05/23/2019

Thousands of Hong Kong civil servants defy government to join protests Thousands of civil servants joined in the anti-government protests in Hong Kong on Friday for the first time since they started two months ago, defyin...
11:24, 08/02/2019

Civil-rights groups show support for Paul Haggis’ rape accuser Eleven civil rights organizations — including the ACLU, Her Justice and the Anti-Violence Project — have filed an amicus brief in support of Haleigh B...
05:12, 05/09/2019

Civil Liberties Groups Asks Judge To Block Trump Asylum Rule (WASHINGTON) — Civil liberties groups on Wednesday asked for a temporary restraining order blocking the Trump administration’s effort to e...
09:48, 07/17/2019

Eric Garner’s widow calls for ‘civil unrest’ if Daniel Pantaleo is not fired The widow of Eric Garner on Friday warned that “it’s not gonna pretty” and called for “civil unrest” if it isn’t recommended that the cop accuse...
08:36, 08/02/2019

Civil rights groups file lawsuit challenging Trump asylum rule Three civil rights groups filed a federal lawsuit on Tuesday challenging the Trump administration's new asylum rule, which bars asylum claims fro...
15:00, 07/16/2019

San Francisco politicians champion civil liberties - but back police raid on journalist After authorities seize reporter’s notes, Democratic leaders say they support the raid and decline to address press freedom concernsSan Francisco poli...
16:12, 05/15/2019

Louisiana to release autopsy on dead civil rights activist found in car trunk A Louisiana medical examiner is set to release on Monday the results of the autopsy of a prominent civil rights activist and founder of an African-Ame...
08:12, 07/15/2019

Jeffrey Epstein accuser links powerful men to financier: civil court filing A woman who accused Jeffrey Epstein of keeping her as a sex slave said one of the financier's associates had instructed her to have sex with at least ...
23:36, 08/09/2019

Thousands of Hong Kong civil servants to rally, wave of protests planned Thousands of Hong Kong civil servants are planning to rally on Friday night in support of protesters and to urge authorities to rebuild confidence in ...
02:36, 08/02/2019

Matt Shea: the Republican who stokes fears of civil war and fuels conspiracy theories The Washington state representative has spoken on podcast topics on the ‘US civil war’, the ‘balkanization’ of the US and ‘communists’In podcasts reco...
01:24, 05/09/2019

As fighting in Libya escalates, so does number of children ‘at imminent risk of injury or death’ In and around Tripoli, an increasing number of children are “at imminent risk of injury or death” two senior United Nations officials warned on Thursd...
05:53, 04/28/2019

Oil rises on Middle East Gulf tensions; Libya field resumes output Oil prices rose on Monday on concerns that Iran's seizure of a British tanker last week may lead to supply disruptions in the Middle East Gulf, althou...
01:12, 07/22/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Jazz Day, the importance breastfeeding, and updates from Libya, Iran and Mozambique This Tuesday, we cover: the cost of almost one month of fighting in Libya's capital; humanitarian responses in Iran and Mozambique following devastati...
11:00, 04/30/2019

'I saw hell': under fire inside Libya's refugee detention centres | Sally Hayden As deadly airstrikes prompt plans to release detainees, fears rise for those trapped in the country amid claims of serious abuses Kosofo was hiding in...
09:24, 07/10/2019

Oil gains as Middle East Gulf tensions flare, Libya oil field shut Oil prices rose on Monday on concerns that Iran's seizure of a British tanker last week may lead to supply disruptions in the Middle East and aft...
21:36, 07/21/2019

Macron wants to meet Libya's Haftar to push ceasefire: French foreign minister President Emmanuel Macron wants to meet Libyan eastern commander Khalifa Haftar to push a ceasefire and resume peace talks, France's foreign minister ...
08:12, 05/14/2019

700 migrants stranded in Libya detention center filled with garbage, disease, sewage At least 22 migrants have died there since September — a figure confirmed by United Nations and Doctors Without Borders aid workers — and that at leas...
15:48, 06/30/2019

Islamic State claims car bombs at Libya's eastern forces camp in Derna Islamic State claimed responsibility on Thursday for two car bomb explosions that targeted a military unit belonging to the eastern forces of the Liby...
15:00, 06/06/2019

G7 summit statement issued on trade, Iran, Libya, Ukraine and Hong Kong France on Monday issued a short statement at the end of a meeting of G7 leaders on several issues, but it was not a communique along the lines of tho...
14:48, 08/26/2019

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: updates from the Near East and Libya, Ebola in DR Congo, World War remembrance On Wednesday, we cover: chronic hunger in the Middle East; the toll of war on Gazans; the one-year-long detention of an academic in Iran; Syrian healt...
15:12, 05/08/2019

Civil rights groups snub Barr meeting on police reform, despite past outcry Attorney General Bill Barr got a surprise this week when he hosted a listening session for civil rights groups supposedly concerned about the Justice ...
11:36, 06/06/2019

Judge gives U.S. a role in chicken price-fixing civil case as it pursues criminal probe A federal judge on Thursday authorized the U.S. government to intervene in a long-running lawsuit in which customers accused Tyson Foods Inc , Pilgrim...
09:00, 06/27/2019

Mexican President Lopez Obrador's rhetoric 'emboldens other civil servants' to attack press The continued attacks on the press by the president are inciting others in Mexico to follow suit, the NGO Article 19 has argued. The organization clai...
06:00, 09/12/2019

Memphis Police Charge 3 Mississippi Men With Civil Rights Intimidation in Parking Garage Attack Three Mississippi men have been charged with civil rights intimidation and attempted robbery after allegedly attacking two black men in a downtown Mem...
11:00, 09/12/2019

Mass civil disobedience campaign shuts down Sudanese capital as death toll rises The streets of the Sudanese capital were mostly deserted Sunday, the first day of the country's Islamic working week, amid a mass general strike calle...
03:36, 06/10/2019

In win for Trump administration, appeals court stymies union challenge to civil service restrictions The decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit reverses a ruling last year that struck down key provisions in three executive orders i...
12:12, 07/16/2019

Judge gives U.S. a role in chicken price-fixing civil case amid criminal probe A federal judge on Thursday allowed the U.S. government to intervene in long-running litigation in which grocers, retailers and consumers accused Tyso...
13:12, 06/27/2019

Kamala Harris confronts Joe Biden over his civil rights record during Democratic debate – video California senator Kamala Harris confronted former vice president Joe Biden over his civil rights record during the second Democratic debate. “I do no...
23:24, 06/27/2019

Remembering a legend: Tucson remembers late civil rights leader, Betty Liggins TUCSON – Back in 1960, Betty Liggins was a mail carrier in Chicago. If you asked her then if she thought she would be an instrumental person in ...
22:00, 05/16/2019

'My time’s up, I’m sorry': Biden abruptly ends answer on civil rights record after Harris pummeling Joe Biden appeared intent to follow the rules while defending himself from an onslaught from Democratic challenger Sen. Kamala Harris who attacked him...
06:48, 06/28/2019

Delhi High Court Seeks Centre's Reply On Plea For Uniform Civil Code The Delhi High Court, today, sought the response of the Centre on a petition seeking framing of a uniform civil code to promote unity, fraternity and ...
05:36, 05/31/2019

North Carolina Man Sues Hardees for Civil Rights Violations for Shorting Him on Hash Rounds If you look at the menu for Hardees’ breakfast platter—as you might be wont to do if you were craving a quick, affordable morning meal—you’ll notice t...
22:36, 06/30/2019

‘A Lifetime Commitment.’ Following Kamala Harris’ Criticism, Joe Biden Defends His Civil Rights Record (CHICAGO) — Joe Biden strongly defended his civil rights record on Friday, pledging to be a “president who stands against racism” an...
18:24, 06/28/2019

Kevin Spacey's sexual assault accuser abruptly drops civil lawsuit A man who accused Kevin Spacey of groping him in Nantucket has abruptly dropped a civil lawsuit. The criminal suit will proceed with a hearing Monday....
10:24, 07/05/2019

Hong Kong Protesters Plan Double Marches as Part of Civil Disobedience Campaign The marches on opposite ends of town come on the second of three straight days of large-scale actions intended to increase pressure on the government....
01:24, 08/04/2019

Partnerships with civil society and youth ‘essential’ for a future that leaves no one behind: General Assembly President Partnerships with civil society and youth are essential to achieving the goals of key UN-backed international agreements, such as the 2030 Agenda for ...
18:12, 08/28/2019

89-year-old civil rights leader Dolores Huerta arrested at California labor protest The 89-year-old civil rights icon Dolores Huerta was taken away in handcuffs at a Fresno protest Tuesday.        ...
22:36, 08/20/2019

The prospect of Boris Johnson as prime minister has reignited Labour’s civil war | Gaby Hinsliff Critics of the party leadership are right to think it must clean up its act if a general election is comingWhy now? That’s the obvious question arisin...
09:00, 06/11/2019

Civil rights activists slam Facebook's 'insufficient' attempts to tackle hate on its platform Facebook's latest update on its ongoing companywide civil rights audit has been criticized by activists who say that the social network needs to do mu...
14:00, 07/01/2019

Chinese envoy says Syngenta takeover was a bad deal: report Beijing's ambassador to Switzerland said ChemChina's $43 billion takeover of seed and agrochemicals firm Syngenta was a mistake, adding he would have ...
07:36, 06/29/2019

"Speak Up Without Fear", Says UK Foreign Minister After Envoy To US Quits Foreign minister Jeremy Hunt urged British diplomats to keep speaking "without fear or favour" following the resignation of the ambassador to the Unit...
21:48, 07/11/2019

US and Taliban reach agreement 'in principle' on Afghanistan, envoy says President Donald Trump's special envoy for Afghanistan said Monday that the US and the Taliban have reached an agreement "in principle," pending final...
21:48, 09/02/2019

Seasoned diplomat appointed EU's special envoy for Venezuela The European Union says it has appointed former Uruguayan foreign minister and seasoned diplomat Enrique Iglesias as the bloc's special envoy for Vene...
04:12, 05/28/2019

US Will Sanction Any Country That Imports Iranian Oil: Special Envoy The United States will sanction any country that imports Iranian oil and there are no exemptions in place, the US special envoy for Iran said on Frida...
19:48, 06/28/2019

U.S. envoy says top Venezuelan officials negotiated to help restore order U.S. envoy for Venezuela Elliott Abrams said on Tuesday opposition-led protests in Caracas were part of a broader effort negotiated with three senior ...
16:24, 04/30/2019

Venezuelan envoy lashes back after US walkout from UN body Venezuela’s ambassador has mocked as “ridiculous” a U.S. walkout from his chairmanship of the top U.N. disarmament body, launching barbs at President ...
11:24, 05/28/2019

Chinese envoy says Syngenta takeover was a bad deal - report Beijing's ambassador to Switzerland said ChemChina's $43 billion takeover of seed and agrochemicals firm Syngenta was a mistake, adding he would have ...
15:24, 06/29/2019

UN envoy will ‘ring the alarm bell’ if no action on Rohingya The U.N. envoy for Myanmar says progress on alleviating the crisis that led more than 720,000 Rohingya Muslims to flee to neighboring Bangladesh has b...
18:12, 07/01/2019

Seasoned diplomat appointed EU’s special envoy for Venezuela MADRID (AP) — The European Union says it has appointed former Uruguayan foreign minister and seasoned diplomat Enrique Iglesias as the bloc’s sp...
06:48, 05/28/2019

Shouldn't Let "Minor Speed Bumps" Come In Way Of Relations With US: Envoy Hopeful that India and the United States will find a "mutually satisfactory" solution to their bilateral differences, the Indian Ambassador to the US ...
16:48, 07/12/2019

The Latest: UN envoy: Illegal Israel settlements advancing GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The Latest on tensions between Israel and the Palestinians (all times local): 12:30 a.m. The U.N. Mideast envoy says Isra...
15:00, 06/20/2019

Iran summons Emirates’ top envoy over US drone incident TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran has summoned the United Arab Emirates’ top envoy to Tehran to protest the neighboring Arab nation’s allowing the ...
06:36, 06/22/2019

UN envoy: Goal now must be Afghan-Taliban peace negotiations The U.N. envoy for Afghanistan says all peace efforts including a new initiative by Germany and Qatar for talks among Afghans must be directed at star...
18:24, 06/19/2019

| Zimbabwe summons US envoy in protest over sanctions on diplomat Zimbabwe has summoned the US ambassador to Harare to protest US travel sanctions imposed on its envoy to Tanzania over his alleged role in a military ...
10:36, 08/03/2019

Iran summons UK envoy over 'unfounded' tanker accusations Iran on Saturday summoned the British ambassador to Tehran after London blamed it for attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, the semi-official St...
17:24, 06/15/2019

US envoy says Russia still stands with Maduro, contradicting Trump Elliott Abrams says Russians ‘have not abandoned’ Nicolas Maduro despite US president’s tweetThe US special envoy for Venezuela has said that Moscow h...
14:00, 06/06/2019