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July 16, 2018

Algeria deports nearly 400 migrants back to Niger

Algeria has deported nearly 400 African migrants trying to reach Europe, sending them back over the Sahara desert into neighboring Niger, the U.N. migration agency (IOM) and Niger said on Sunday.

The IOM and European"...

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July 16, 2018

Teachers schooling migrants to help them integrate not given the right training

Migrants arriving in Malta risk their lives crossing the Mediterranean in rickety boats, often after spending months or even years in squalid Libyan detention centres.

They arrive on the island traumatised and"...

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July 16, 2018

Oil prices ease on potential supply hikes by Russia

Oil prices fell on Monday as concerns about supply disruptions eased and Libyan ports resumed export activities, while traders eyed potential supply increases by Russia and other oil producers.
Brent crude futures were down 48 cents, or 0.6 percent, at $74.85 a barrel at 0302 GMT....

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July 16, 2018

Italy agrees to take some Libya migrants as some EU countries offer help

Italy’s far right Interior Minister Matteo Salvini said on Sunday that the country is allowing some of the asylum seekers from Libya to disembark in Sicily. Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte set letters to head of state of other EU nations asking to share responsibility on the Libya migrants."...

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July 16, 2018

Tobruk parliament speaker says “the army” will “liberate” western Libya as it did in Benghazi and Derna

The Speaker of the House of Representatives Aqilah Salah said that “the army”, a de facto group of armed militias led by warlord Khalifa Haftar, is the one authorized to announce how and when to start “liberating” the cities and towns in western Libya, after 'liberating'"...

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July 16, 2018

EU to resume diplomatic presence in Libya, says Mogherini

Federica Mogherini, the European Union’s foreign policy chief, has visited Libya’s capital, Tripoli, to reopen the bloc’s diplomatic presence and border assistance mission.

“The"...

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July 16, 2018

Humanitarian Dialogue Centre announces conclusion of Libyan National Forum

The Center for Humanitarian Dialogue announced Friday the conclusion of the first phase of the consultation process of the Libyan National Forum that kicked off in early April.

The Centre explained through its"...

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July 16, 2018

Russia Moving Into Libya

U.S. intelligence agencies are closely monitoring Russian military activities in Libya for signs that Moscow may soon build a military base in the divided North African state.

Intelligence reports indicate that"...

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July 16, 2018

Reports: Haftar and Al-Sirraj’s representatives Tripoli meeting fails

The New Arab reported a Tripoli diplomatic source as saying that a meeting was held two days ago for representatives of eastern Libyan warlord Khalifa Haftar as well as Tobruk parliament and the Head of the Presidential Council Fayez Al-Sirraj aiming to reach a common ground for a solution"...

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July 15, 2018

Expandable and increasingly expensive, NATO spreads over Europe

The author is an anti-military historian who writes often about the aggressive character of NATO and its role in Italy. These two articles were published July 11 in Il Manifesto and translated by WW managing editor John Catalinotto. At a time when the Democratic Party opposition to the"...

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