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Libya arrests three suspected smugglers over migrant boat disaster – ABC Online


Libya arrests three suspected smugglers over migrant boat disaster
ABC Online
Libyan authorities have arrested three people on suspicion of involvement in launching a boat packed with migrants that sank off the country's Mediterranean coast, killing up to 200 people, a security official said. The vessel, with up to 400 sub
Boats capsize off Libya, killing dozens of migrantsCNN
Libya migrant disaster death toll rises to 117AOL News

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Posted on 29 August 2015 | 8:45 pm

Europe refugee crisis tied to chaos in Libya: Analyst – Press TV


Press TV

Europe refugee crisis tied to chaos in Libya: Analyst
Press TV
It seemed that the Security Council was given a mandate to just devastate the world, a mandate given by the UN organization, and particularly over the Iraq war and also over Libya. What they have got. They have got an idea that the Security Council

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Posted on 29 August 2015 | 5:51 pm

Death toll in migrant boat sinking near Libya rises to 117 – Toronto Star


Toronto Star

Death toll in migrant boat sinking near Libya rises to 117
Toronto Star
Human smuggling of people fleeing conflicts and poverty in the Middle East and sub-Saharan Africa from Libya has spiked since the 2011 overthrow and killing of longtime dictator Moammar Gadhafi, after which the oil-rich North African country plunged

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Posted on 29 August 2015 | 5:20 pm

Smugglers thought responsible for migrant deaths caught in Libya – i24news


i24news

Smugglers thought responsible for migrant deaths caught in Libya
i24news
In a rare clampdown in Zuwara, Libya's most notorious smuggling town, three men were arrested on suspicion of being responsible for the sinking of a boat holding hundreds of migrants, which left up to 250 people dead. The militia, known as The Masked …
Libya shipwreck toll rises to 111, dozens missingYahoo News
3 held in Libya over migrant shipwreck that killed 200Khaleej Times
Libyan militia captures smugglers allegedly responsible for migrant deathsThe Guardian
Sky News Australia
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Posted on 29 August 2015 | 4:49 pm

New round of Libya peace talks to begin in Geneva next week – Al-Bawaba


Al-Bawaba

New round of Libya peace talks to begin in Geneva next week
Al-Bawaba
The statement added that those taking part in the recently concluded talks in Morocco were “aware of their responsibilities… to work for a peaceful settlement to the political and military conflict ravaging Libya and threatening its unity, the
Final round of Libya talks to be held in SeptemberAnadolu Agency
UN envoy says Libya talks must end in 2 weeksU.S. News & World Report
UN to host new Libya peace talks next weekChannel News Asia
Yahoo News -Scotsman (blog)
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Posted on 29 August 2015 | 12:16 pm

Libyan drownings, truck of corpses drive up migrant toll – Reuters


Reuters

Libyan drownings, truck of corpses drive up migrant toll
Reuters
Lacking navy ships, Libyan officials were searching for survivors with fishing boats and inflatables provided by locals. About 198 people had been rescued by noon, officials said. "The boat was in a bad condition and people died with us," said Ayman

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Posted on 28 August 2015 | 9:20 pm

On Libya’s coast refugees are just ‘goods’ to be stored and shipped – Middle East Eye


Middle East Eye

On Libya's coast refugees are just 'goods' to be stored and shipped
Middle East Eye
GARABULLI, Libya – The sun is high in the sky and Isaa, the coastguard responsible in Garabulli, is sitting on a wooden bench, alone, holding a transmitter receiver and looking at the sea. "Last year we used to have a boat to go out on the sea and try

Posted on 28 August 2015 | 5:57 pm

Libya collects victims’ bodies from latest migrant disaster – KTUL


KTUL

Libya collects victims' bodies from latest migrant disaster
KTUL
(AP Photo/Mohamed Ben Khalifa). In this Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015 photo, rescuers gather around the bodies of drowned migrants still in their boat in Zuwara, Libya. It was not clear how many migrants had drowned. Dozens of boats are launched from lawless.

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Posted on 28 August 2015 | 8:25 am

Boat packed with migrants sinks off Libya; up to 200 feared dead – Reuters UK


Reuters UK

Boat packed with migrants sinks off Libya; up to 200 feared dead
Reuters UK
By late in the evening, the Libyan coast guard rescued around 201, of which 147 were brought to a detention facility for illegal migrants in Sabratha, west of Tripoli, the official said, asking not to be named. Another local official and a journalist
Migrant crisis: Up to 200 feared dead in Libya sinkingIrish Times

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Posted on 27 August 2015 | 11:00 pm

Tide of death: Libya struggles to cope as migrants’ bodies wash ashore – CNN


CNN

Tide of death: Libya struggles to cope as migrants' bodies wash ashore
CNN
Now days, weeks, or even months later, their bodies are washing up on the beaches of Libya. And with no stable, functioning government to take control of the situation, ordinary Libyans are struggling to cope with the tide of human remains. Mohammed …

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Posted on 27 August 2015 | 1:22 pm

Libya – Bing News

Libya migrant disaster death toll rises to 117

TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — Rescue workers have recovered 12 more bodies off the Libyan coast, raising the death toll from the latest disaster for migrants trying to reach Europe by crossing the Mediterranean to 117, Libyan authorities said on Saturday.

Posted on 29 August 2015 | 5:49 pm

How the West slit the throat of Libya and plan to do it again

Another war is in the making in Libya: the questions are ‘how’ and ‘when’? While the prospect of another military showdown is unlikely to deliver Libya from its current security upheaval and political conflict, it is likely to change the very nature of …

Posted on 29 August 2015 | 5:08 pm

Libya: 200 feared dead after vessel capsizes

LIBYAN authorities were yesterday faced with the grim task of collecting the bodies of migrants who drowned off the western coastal city of Zuwara, with some 200 feared dead in the latest disaster involving desperate people trying to reach Europe via …

Posted on 29 August 2015 | 4:44 pm

24 Bangladeshis found dead so far in Libya capsize

The number of Bangladeshis who died in the Libya boat capsize has climbed to 24, including three children, said a Bangladeshi diplomat in Libya yesterday. “The death toll [of Bangladesh nationals] is so far 24,” Ashraful Islam, a counsellor at the …

Posted on 29 August 2015 | 2:04 pm

Libya arrests three suspected smugglers over migrant boat disaster

TRIPOLI, Aug 29 (Reuters) – Libyan authorities have arrested three people on suspicion of involvement in launching a boat packed with migrants that sank off the country’s Mediterranean coast, killing up to 200 people, a security official said on Saturday.

Posted on 29 August 2015 | 9:39 am

Libya boats sinking: three suspects arrested

Three people have been arrested in Libya on suspicion of involvement in launching a boat packed with migrants that sank off the country’s Mediterranean coast, killing up to 200 people, a security official said on Saturday. The vessel with up to 400 sub …

Posted on 29 August 2015 | 8:42 am

Three suspects arrested in Libya for involvement in capsized boat crisis

Libya arrested three people suspected of involvement with two boats that capsized and killed up to 200 asylum seekers off the coast of Libya, reported Reuters. The boats departed from the coastal city of Zuwara and were heading across the Mediterranean Sea …

Posted on 29 August 2015 | 7:41 am

NATO Preparing a Second War on Libya Using the Exaggerated Islamic State Threat

Another war is in the making in Libya: the questions are ‘how’ and ‘when’? While the prospect of another military showdown is unlikely to deliver Libya from its current security upheaval and political conflict, it is likely to change the very …

Posted on 29 August 2015 | 7:19 am

Libya shipwreck toll rises to 111, dozens missing

Rescuers have retrieved from the sea the bodies of 111 migrants whose boat sank off the coast of Libya, the Red Crescent said on Saturday in a new toll. A spokesman for the Libyan relief organization said dozens are still missing after Thursday’s tragedy.

Posted on 29 August 2015 | 7:07 am

Libya recovers 105 bodies after migrant boat sinks, more feared dead

ZUWARA, Libya (Reuters) – Libya recovered 105 bodies after a boat packed with migrants sank in the Mediterranean Sea and said almost 100 more people were missing and feared dead. The vessel sank on Thursday after leaving Zuwara, a major launchpad for …

Posted on 29 August 2015 | 2:51 am