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With time running out, UN sets Ramadan deadline for proposed Libya Govt

Following G7 meeting, leaders of Libya’s rival governments congregate in Germany for first direct talks with hopes of reaching an agreement by Ramadan.

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Libya’s Tobruk parliament agrees to join unity government, rejects power-sharing

Libya’s internationally recognised parliament, based in the port city of Tobruk, has agreed to join a national unity government, but rejected a proposed power-sharing scheme with a rival government which controls the country’s capital, Tripoli.

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Optimism among Dialogue delegates in Berlin but warnings that latest Draft will need amendements

For the first time, both sides in the UN-brokered Libya Dialogue process sat down at the same table to negotiate yesterday in Berlin where officials from France, Germany, Italy, Spain, the UK, the US and the EU as well as Russia and China, pressed them to accept the latest draft …

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EU, Libya hold talks on joint naval force to combat human traffickers

European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said on Wednesday described as “constructive” her talks in Brussels a day earlier with Libyan Foreign Minister Mohamed al-Dayri, Italian Foreign Minister Paolo Gentiloni and UK Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond.

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Migrants bound for Europe create crisis in Libya’s southern deserts

In a hospital trauma ward in downtown Sebha, a decrepit city that’s a major migrant-smuggling hub in southern Libya, a man from Niger lay in a stupor, suffering from multiple fractures and a gangrened limb. He’d been here a week, since he was rescued from the Sahara after the vehicle …

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