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Rockets target airport despite fragile truce in Libya capital

Rockets target airport despite fragile truce in Libya capital

The attack underscored the fragility of the latest peace push in the North African nation, which has been beset by turmoil since 2011.

Sarkozy to face trial for corruption, influence peddling

Sarkozy to face trial for corruption, influence peddling

Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy will face trial over charges he misused his influence to secure leaked details of an inquiry into alleged irregularities in his 2007 election campaign, a source said on Thursday.

French ex-president Sarkozy held in Libya financing probe

French ex-president Sarkozy held in Libya financing probe

Sarkozy, 63, was taken into police custody early on Tuesday and was being questioned by officers specialising in corruption, money laundering and tax evasion at their office in the western Parisian suburb of Nanterre.

34 dead in twin bombings in Libya's Benghazi

34 dead in twin bombings in Libya's Benghazi

Twin car bombs outside a mosque frequented by jihadist opponents in Libya's second city Benghazi killed at least 34 people and wounded 87, hospital sources said on Wednesday.

Rival Libyan leaders in France to seek way out of chaos

Rival Libyan leaders in France to seek way out of chaos

Libya's UN-backed Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj holds French-brokered talks on Tuesday with Khalifa Haftar, the rival military commander who controls the east, to try to end the chaos in the conflict-ridden country.

Libya oil exports to resume 'immediately'

Libya oil exports to resume 'immediately'

Libya's oil company on Thursday announced an "immediate" resumption of oil exports from two of the key ports captured this week by forces opposed to the country's UN-backed unity government.

Truck bomb kills nearly 50 at Libyan police training centre

Truck bomb kills nearly 50 at Libyan police training centre

At least 47 people were killed on Thursday when Libya's worst bomb attack since the fall of Muammar Gaddafi hit a police training centre as hundreds of recruits gathered for a morning meeting.