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Germany will do its part to avoid proxy war in Libya, says Merkel

Germany will do its part to avoid a proxy war in Libya, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday, warning that the situation in the north African country risked destabi...

Germany will do its part to avoid proxy war in Libya, says Merkel

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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 Wednesday, White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders sai...
16:48, 06/05/2019

Merkel: We'll keep trying to find solutions with Iran to avoid escalation Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday that Europe had decided to uphold the 2015 Iran nuclear deal and would keep trying to find solutions that averted escalation....
10:48, 09/11/2019

Merkel gives Johnson 30 days to find solution to avoid no-deal Brexit Macron rules out renegotiating Brexit deal, as French see no deal ‘most likely outcome’ Angela Merkel has challenged Boris Johnson to come up with a solution to avert a no-deal Brexit “in the next 30 ...
22:12, 08/21/2019

Germany's Merkel seen shaking again in Berlin Angela Merkel has again been seen shaking at a public appointment, after a previous incident was attributed to heat and dehydration. Germany is in the midst of a heat wave that has seen temperatures s...
15:00, 06/27/2019

Germany's Angela Merkel at 65: The chancellor who defined an era Angela Merkel was born on July 17, 1954. She became German chancellor in 2005, fundamentally changing the country. Often praised for her calm demeanor, her time in power has nonetheless been turbulent...
09:12, 07/17/2019

Germany's SPD looks left for alternatives to Merkel coalition Leading members of Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) spoke out for a three-way left wing alliance as an alternative to their fragile 'grand coalition' with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives at t...
14:00, 06/09/2019

Bolsonaro: Merkel should use money to reforest Germany Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro says Germany should focus on its own environmental challenges as the far-right leader fires back at criticism of his policies...
23:48, 08/15/2019

Germany's Merkel to meet Boris Johnson 'very, very soon' A no-deal Brexit would be in "nobody's interest," according to Angela Merkel's spokesman. But the German government is still preparing for that very possibility, and believes it "highly likely," leake...
20:00, 08/16/2019

Germany’s Merkel fends off worries about her health German Chancellor Angela Merkel is fending off worries about her health, saying that she has a personal interest in staying healthy and having a life after politics....
13:48, 07/19/2019

Merkel says Germany is open for Chinese investment German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday that Germany is open for Chinese investment and she welcomes all Chinese companies to invest in the country....
09:36, 09/06/2019

Germany’s Merkel squelches speculation about future EU job BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel has squelched a new bout of speculation that she might seek a top European job after standing down as Germany’s leader. Merkel last year gave up the leader...
16:12, 05/16/2019

Germany’s Merkel faces balancing act in Beijing German Chancellor Angela Merkel has arrived in Beijing, where she faces the challenge of balancing human rights concerns and economic discussions with one of Germany’s largest trading partners...
06:00, 09/06/2019

Germany’s Merkel urges crackdown on far-right extremists Chancellor Angela Merkel said the German government is “very, very serious” about fighting far-right extremism after a man with anti-migrant views allegedly killed a regional official from her party...
16:12, 06/22/2019

Germany's Merkel congratulates Britain's Johnson German Chancellor Angela Merkel congratulated Boris Johnson on his election as Conservative Party leader on Tuesday and said she looked forward to good cooperation with the new British prime minister....
17:48, 07/23/2019

Germany’s Merkel shaking again at event in Berlin BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel has appeared unsteady and shaking for the second time in 10 days at a ceremony in Berlin. The brief incident happened as Merkel stood alongside President ...
10:48, 06/27/2019

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 on the future of Libya in an attempt to force the ...
10:00, 09/13/2019

Germany's Merkel welcomes European unity over Iran German Chancellor Angela Merkel says Europe needs to "reposition" itself in a changing world and is welcoming EU powers' unity over Iran, a contrast with their deep divisions over the Iraq war 16 year...
22:12, 05/15/2019

Germany's Angela Merkel urges China to do more for climate German Chancellor Angela Merkel has underlined the importance of international cooperation on both global warming and global trade in a speech to Chinese students. She also criticized China's social c...
01:24, 09/08/2019

Germany's SPD slides in Bremen; jolt for Merkel coalition Germany's Social Democrats bled support in Bremen on Sunday, failing to win most votes in the state for the first time since 1946 in a blow that could hasten the end of its national coalition with Cha...
20:24, 05/26/2019

Germany's Greens overtake Merkel's conservatives in poll first Germany's Green Party has, for the first time, outperformed Angela Merkel's ruling Christian Democrats in a poll. While the Greens made major gains, larger parties took a drubbing in last weekend's Eu...
20:00, 06/01/2019

Merkel says international corporate tax situation unfavorable for Germany The international corporate taxation landscape has changed to Germany's disadvantage recently, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday, adding that her ruling coalition would try to address this....
11:36, 06/04/2019

Germany’s Merkel dangles possibility of negotiated Brexit German Chancellor Angela Merkel raised the possibility that a negotiated departure of Britain from the European Union might still be possible even as the clock is ticking on a deal that would satisfy ...
23:00, 08/21/2019

Germany’s Merkel Says Hong Kong’s Rights Should Be Protected (BEIJING) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Friday that the rights and freedoms of Hong Kong residents should be protected, adding that a solution to the Chinese city’s political cris...
22:00, 09/06/2019

Germany's Merkel defends talk of 'European champions' German Chancellor Angela Merkel is defending her government's advocacy of creating "European champions" in business in the face of sharp criticism from the country's main industry lobby group....
11:24, 06/04/2019

U.S. President Trump meets Germany's Merkel in Britain U.S. President Donald Trump met German Chancellor Angela Merkel in the English city of Portsmouth on Wednesday after marking the 75th anniversary of D-Day....
16:48, 06/05/2019

Germany's Merkel says to decide on CO2-cutting laggards by September Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday her cabinet would decide by September how to handle areas where carbon-cutting efforts are lagging and threatening compliance with Germany's climate targets fo...
14:00, 06/04/2019

Germany’s Merkel defends talk of ‘European champions’ BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel is defending her government’s advocacy of creating “European champions” in business in the face of sharp criticism from the country̵...
12:24, 06/04/2019

Merkel vows to make Germany CO2 neutral by 2050 Chancellor Angela Merkel vowed on Tuesday to draw up a roadmap to make Germany CO2 neutral by 2050, urging a climate cabinet she chairs to find the best way to reach that goal....
16:48, 05/14/2019

UK PM candidate Hunt says Germany's Merkel willing to look at new Brexit proposals Jeremy Hunt, one of the contenders to be Britain's next prime minister, said on Monday that German Chancellor Angela Merkel was willing to look at proposals for a revised Brexit deal....
22:00, 07/01/2019

The Latest: Germany's Merkel blames dehydration for shaking The Latest on German Chancellor Angela Merkel at a welcoming ceremony in Berlin (all times local): 2:20 p.m. German Chancellor Angela Merkel says with a few glasses of water she's doing better, after ...
16:36, 06/18/2019

Germany's Merkel still sees 'every chance' of orderly Brexit German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday that Britain could still leave the European Union with a deal but if that proved not to be the case then Berlin was prepared for a disorderly Brexit....
14:00, 09/11/2019

Jair Bolsonaro to Merkel: Reforest Germany, not Amazon Brazil's president says Angela Merkel should focus on reforesting Germany rather than threatening to withhold funds for Amazon projects, media report. Jair Bolsonaro has opened the rain forest to corp...
14:12, 08/15/2019

Germany’s Merkel appears unsteady, shaking at ceremony German Chancellor Angela Merkel appeared unwell as she met with Volodymyr Zelenskiy in Berlin, visibly shaking as she received the new Ukrainian president at the chancellery...
15:00, 06/18/2019

The Latest: Germany’s Merkel blames dehydration for shaking German Chancellor Angela Merkel says with a few glasses of water she’s doing better, after starting to visibly shake when standing next to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy in the hot sun...
15:00, 06/18/2019

Germany's Merkel appears unsteady, shaking at ceremony German Chancellor Angela Merkel appeared unsteady and unwell as she met with Volodymyr Zelenskiy in Berlin, her whole body visibly shaking as she received the new Ukrainian president at the chanceller...
14:36, 06/18/2019

Stand up to far-right, Germany's Angela Merkel tells Europe The resignation of Austria's vice chancellor led German politicians to warn against alliances with populists. Chancellor Merkel spoke out against right-wing populism as many are now demanding new Aust...
20:36, 05/18/2019

Germany's Merkel seen shaking for second time this month, but heads to G20 German Chancellor Angela Merkel was seen shaking as she met President Frank-Walter Steinmeier on Thursday, her second such bout within two weeks, but her spokesman said she was fine and she headed off...
16:36, 06/27/2019

Germany's Merkel and British PM Johnson to meet soon: spokesman A meeting between Chancellor Angela Merkel and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is planned soon, a spokesman for the German government said on Friday, adding that details would be announced later....
12:24, 08/16/2019

Germany's Angela Merkel seen shaking for third time within weeks The German chancellor was seen slightly shaking while greeting Finland's prime minister in Berlin. It's the third time in recent weeks that this has been noticed during public appearances....
15:24, 07/10/2019

Germany plans CO2 pricing to help with climate goals: Merkel Germany will introduce some sort of carbon emissions pricing to achieve its climate goals, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday, adding that she favors issuance of CO2 certificates to reduce such ...
23:48, 08/13/2019

Angela Merkel inspects NATO troops in Germany The German military has put on a major display for the chancellor to show off its NATO commitment. Speaking to soldiers, Angela Merkel underlined the importance of showing the alliance was ready to de...
18:24, 05/20/2019

Germany's Merkel should serve full term, says heir apparent The leader of Germany's ruling Christian Democrats (CDU) and heir presumptive to Angela Merkel said she had no ambition to succeed her as chancellor until 2021 ahead of a major test of popularity at t...
01:12, 05/12/2019

Angela Merkel welcomed refugees to Germany. They’re starting to help the economy. In a tight labor market, asylum seekers are needed to fill jobs. And after spending billions of euros to accommodate the newcomers, Germany is beginning to reap some gains. ...
14:36, 05/05/2019

Germany probes mysterious death of Merkel party politician BERLIN (AP) — Authorities in Germany are investigating the death of a politician from Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party who was reportedly found with a gunshot wound to the head. Police in the ce...
15:48, 06/03/2019

Germany's Merkel hopes for ambitious EU goal to cut carbon emissions Germany will push for an ambitious goal of making the European Union economy neutral in terms of carbon emissions by 2050 at the EU summit on Thursday, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said....
15:48, 06/20/2019

Germany’s Merkel faces decisive week on climate protection Germany faces a decisive week in its efforts to combat climate change, with Chancellor Angela Merkel pledging Saturday that Europe’s biggest economy will find good solutions...
14:24, 09/14/2019

Germany business chief says Merkel coalition harms firms Chancellor Angela Merkel has been heavily criticized by the Federation of German Industries. The organization's head stated that her administration had damaged businesses....
13:36, 06/04/2019

Germany’s Angela Merkel spotted shaking for second time in 10 days The German chancellor was seen shaking in public hours before she was set to depart for Japan to join world leaders at the Group of 20 summit. Her office insisted she is fine....
20:12, 06/27/2019

Germany's Merkel says trade, Iran on agenda in Trump summit German Chancellor Angela Merkel said her summit meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday would cover a wide range of topics including trade, investments, West Africa, counter-terrorism and I...
07:24, 06/28/2019

Germany: leader of Merkel’s party warns as Greens surge The leader of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s center-right party is warning that Germans risk ending up with a left-wing government if they vote for the Greens...
12:12, 06/09/2019

Germany: leader of Merkel's party warns as Greens surge The leader of Chancellor Angela Merkel's center-right party is warning that Germans risk ending up with a left-wing government if they vote for the Greens, who surged in last month's European Parliame...
12:48, 06/09/2019

Germany's Merkel calls for restarting EU migrant rescue mission Several months after the EU's migrant rescue mission in the Mediterranean was suspended, Angela Merkel has called for the operation to be resumed once more. The operation was halted following pushback...
12:24, 08/16/2019

Germany: Merkel thanks Hungary for its role in fall of Berlin Wall Ahead of her trip to Hungary, German Chancellor Angela Merkel thanked the eastern European nation for opening its border to East Germans three decades ago. The move was a precursor to the fall of the ...
20:48, 08/17/2019

Germany's Merkel urges political solution in Iran crisis The international community must seek a political solution on Iran, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Saturday, after U.S. President Donald Trump said he had aborted a military strike to retalia...
00:48, 06/23/2019

'Earthquake' elections in east Germany could jolt Merkel's coalition Elections in two east German states on Sunday are set to yield a surge in support for the far right and raise the pressure on conservative Chancellor Angela Merkel's Social Democrat (SPD) coalition pa...
03:24, 09/01/2019

Buoyed by state votes, Germany's AfD takes aim at Merkel coalition An emboldened far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) warned Chancellor Angela Merkel's ruling coalition partners they could not carry on as before after luring many of their voters to come second in ...
06:12, 09/02/2019

Angela Merkel's shaking changes how Germany's leaders discuss their health When Angela Merkel shakes, the whole of Germany worries. But on Thursday, comfortably seated, the chancellor got through a state reception untroubled. Politicians revealing health issues is no longer ...
07:00, 07/12/2019

Germany's Merkel set to visit Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger German Chancellor Angela Merkel is heading to West Africa this week, visiting Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger to express Germany's commitment to stability and developmental cooperation in the region and ...
15:12, 04/29/2019

Germany's Scholz raises pressure on Merkel to think big on climate protection German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz on Monday urged Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives to support far-reaching steps on climate protection, warning that failure to do so would raise questions ov...
21:48, 09/02/2019

Germany’s far right is set to challenge Angela Merkel’s grip in upcoming elections After an electoral surge in 2017, the Alternative for Germany, a far-right party once considered fringe, could come in first or second during state elections Sunday in two large German states....
07:48, 08/31/2019

How Germany Finds a Leader If Angela Merkel Steps Down Early: QuickTake German Chancellor Angela Merkel has always said she wanted to serve out her fourth term, even as she ruled out a re-election bid and stepped down last year as leader of her Christian Democratic Union....
14:48, 07/11/2019

Germany’s Angela Merkel blames dehydration for scary moment in Berlin German Chancellor Angela Merkel had a few shaky moments Tuesday while standing with the new Ukrainian leader in the hot Berlin sun – and later blamed dehydration for her tremors. Merkel’s entire body ...
16:24, 06/18/2019

Germany's Merkel congratulates Johnson, stresses common European heritage German Chancellor Angela Merkel congratulated Boris Johnson on assuming office as Britain's next prime minister on Wednesday, expressing the wish for good cooperation and yet deeper ties between the t...
17:48, 07/24/2019

Germany: Merkel party colleagues elect far-right extremist to local council Local leaders of Angela Merkel's CDU and the center-left SPD have been left horrified after their representatives elected a member of the far-right NPD to head a local authority. There were no alterna...
01:24, 09/08/2019

Germany's Merkel sees difficult talks to choose EU Commission head Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Sunday that negotiations among European Union leaders to choose a new president of the EU Commission will be complicated....
18:48, 06/30/2019

Angela Merkel Active, Healthy After Fresh Trembling Spell: Germany The German government insisted Friday that Chancellor Angela Merkel was in robust health, after a second episode of uncontrolled shaking sparked concerns about the wellbeing of the EU's......
14:24, 06/28/2019

Germany's Greens shoot into first place in poll, overtaking Merkel's conservatives The Greens have overtaken Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives to become the most popular party in Germany, an opinion poll released on Saturday showed, while her Socialist SPD coalition partners ...
01:36, 06/02/2019

Germany's SPD chief vows to stay in Merkel coalition after Bremen rout Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) suffered a humbling blow on Sunday, failing to win the most votes in the state of Bremen for the first time in 73 years, but their leader vowed to stay in government w...
21:48, 05/26/2019

Germany's Merkel: ‘Strong evidence’ Iran to blame for tanker attacks Germany has seen “strong evidence” of Iran’s responsibility for attacks on a pair of oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman last week, Chancellor Angela Merkel said Tuesday....
06:48, 06/19/2019

Germany's Greens hit poll high, ahead of Merkel's bloc: survey The opposition Greens have hit a record high in a new opinion poll, pulling ahead of Angela Merkel's conservatives. The center-left SPD have dropped even further, slipping behind the far-right Alterna...
03:48, 06/07/2019

Germany’s Angela Merkel Seen Shaking for Second Time in a Week at Berlin Event BERLIN — German Chancellor Angela Merkel appeared unsteady and was seen shaking for the second time in just over a week at a ceremony in Berlin on Thursday. Merkel, 64, folded her arms across he...
16:12, 06/27/2019

Germany’s Angela Merkel renews health concerns with second shaking incident German Chancellor Angela Merkel was seen shaking for a second time in just over a week — renewing concerns about her health. Merkel appeared to clasp her arms to keep still for about two minutes on Th...
18:36, 06/27/2019

Germany’s Merkel edges closer to Macron on 2050 climate plan BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she would like to join other European countries in aiming to eliminate virtually all greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, but the goal needs to be achie...
13:00, 05/14/2019

Germany's Merkel insists on two-state solution in Israel-Palestine conflict German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas have held talks in Berlin. Abbas called for Europe to play a greater role in the Middle East peace process because he says the U...
12:36, 08/30/2019

Germany's Merkel urges China to uphold human rights in Hong Kong China's economic rise brings an increased responsibility for Beijing on the world stage, German Chancellor Angela Merkel told lawmakers on Wednesday, adding that she had told Chinese leaders last week...
10:48, 09/11/2019

Germany's Green leader sorry for linking Angela Merkel's shaking to climate crisis German Green party leader Annalena Baerbock has tweeted her apologies after suggesting that the chancellor's trembling may have been caused by climate disruption. Germany is currently in the middle of...
17:48, 06/29/2019

Germany: Merkel commemorates Hitler assassination plot 75 years after 'Operation Valkyrie' On July 20, 1944, Claus von Stauffenberg tried to kill Adolf Hitler by placing a suitcase bomb next to him during a meeting of senior Nazi officials. Merkel said he and his co-conspirators were "true ...
14:12, 07/20/2019

Germany's Angela Merkel urges 'political solution' in Iran, warns against isolationism Angela Merkel has made a plea for the international community to band together to peacefully resolve the conflict between Iran and the US. Tensions in the Gulf of Oman have spiraled in recent days....
16:36, 06/22/2019

Germany's Merkel, planning to serve full term, backs under-fire protegee Germany's Angela Merkel threw her weight behind her embattled new defense minister and heir-apparent on Friday, while insisting she herself was fit to carry on serving as chancellor through to the end...
17:24, 07/19/2019

China's Xi, Germany's Merkel agree Iran issue should be resolved peacefully: Xinhua Chinese President Xi Jinping and German Chancellor Angela Merkel agreed the Iran nuclear issue should be resolved peacefully and that further escalation of tension should be avoided, China's official ...
15:12, 06/28/2019

Germany's Angela Merkel urges 'political solution' on Iran, warns against isolationism Angela Merkel has made a plea for the international community to band together to peacefully resolve the conflict between Iran and the US. Tensions in the Gulf of Oman have spiraled in recent days....
22:36, 06/22/2019

Germany’s Angela Merkel spotted shaking for second time in 10 days. Her office insists she is fine. “The chancellor is doing well; all of her appointments will be kept as planned,” a federal government spokeswoman told The Washington Post on Thursday afternoon....
20:12, 06/27/2019

Angela Merkel admits anti-semitism is a problem in Germany, country needs to face 'specters of the past' Angela Merkel has admitted that anti-Semitism is a problem in Germany — just as the country's government was forced to backtrack over comments it made about Jewish people wearing their religious skull...
01:00, 05/29/2019

Germany to cut part of funds sent to Brazil for Amazon preservation: newspaper Germany will partially suspend funds sent to Brazil to finance projects aimed at preserving the Amazon forest due to increasing deforestation, Brazilian newspaper Folha de S.Paulo reported on Saturday...
01:00, 08/11/2019

Leader of Germany’s Social Democrats, partner in Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government, resigns after election fiasco BERLIN (AP) — Leader of Germany’s Social Democrats, partner in Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government, resigns after election fiasco....
12:12, 06/02/2019

Germany ready to take part in Hormuz naval mission: RND media group Germany is ready to take part in a British plan for a European-led naval mission to ensure safe shipping through the Strait of Hormuz, media group RND reported, citing participants in a meeting of par...
18:36, 07/25/2019

Part cow, part… bacterium? Biotech company makes heifer of gene-editing blunder Enlarge / A Holstein calf, which has not been gene-edited. (credit: Getty | Bloomberg) A Minnesota-based gene-editing company is left red in the face after it took on bull genetics—and got slammed. ...
15:00, 09/02/2019

Virtual reality start-ups offer a VR experience that's part movie theater, part theme park Dreamscape Immersive -- backed by Hollywood's biggest players including IMAX, AMC, Fox and Warner Bros. -- is opening up its first permanent location this weekend in one of Los Angeles' bigg...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Review: The $1,299 RadRunner is part cargo e-bike, part moped, and all fun “Life is about the journey, not the destination.” So said someone who clearly never tried to get around Manhattan during rush hour. There are myriad ways to navigate this city, but they’re rarely enjo...
03:48, 08/30/2019

Part sci-fi thriller, part crime drama, Don’t Let Go is an understated gem A grieving police detective receives a mysterious call from the past in Don't Let Go from Blumhouse Productions. A cell phone connection serves as a link between the past and present for a police de...
00:12, 09/01/2019

IP proxy network vs VPN - which is right for you? Gathering accurate online data can be difficult for businesses which is why Luminati is working on building the world’s largest business proxy network. The company has connected millions of dev...
11:00, 08/21/2019

U.S. SEC to consider new guidance on investor use of proxy advisors The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Tuesday said it would hold a meeting next week on whether to publish new guidance regarding the responsibilities of investors when relying on so-ca...
00:12, 08/14/2019

IP Proxy Network vs VPN: Luminati CEO answers this and a lot more Gathering accurate online data can be difficult for businesses which is why Luminati is working on building the world’s largest business proxy network. The company has connected millions of dev...
09:48, 08/21/2019

Gannett Set to Win Proxy Fight With Digital First Gannett is poised to retain control of its entire board in a proxy fight with a hedge-fund-backed rival that made a hostile bid for the USA Today owner....
07:48, 05/16/2019

Why Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy Is Having a Moment on TV Munchausen syndrome by proxy is having an unexpected moment—at least on television. The medical disorder, which manifests when a person “acts as if an individual he or she is caring for ha...
19:00, 05/16/2019

Lawmaker says Iran doesn’t want direct or proxy war with US TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A prominent reformist lawmaker in Iran has reportedly said the Islamic Republic “under no circumstance” will enter a war with the U.S., either directly or through proxy...
10:48, 05/22/2019

The Latest: GOP lawmaker says Barr proxy for Dem anger WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and the special counsel’s Russia probe (all times local): 10:10 a.m. The top Republican on the House Judiciary Committee is calling a Democratic effort t...
17:24, 05/06/2019

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 high commissioner to Islamabad Ajay Bisaria said......
02:24, 05/23/2019

Proxy company advises shareholders against Saikawa at Nissan TOKYO (AP) — An investor research company is advising Nissan shareholders to vote against the proposal to reappoint Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa as board director, saying the Japanese automaker need...
08:36, 06/12/2019

Proxy adviser ISS recommends against three directors at Sturm Ruger Institutional Shareholder Services recommended investors withhold support from three directors at gunmaker Sturm Ruger & Co ahead of its May 8 annual meeting, the top proxy adviser said in a report......
18:12, 04/28/2019

Proxy firm ISS backs Centene's deal for WellCare Institutional Shareholder Services has recommended stockholders to vote in favor of Centene Corporation's planned acquisition of smaller rival WellCare Health Plans Inc, the health insurers said on We...
16:00, 06/12/2019

Proxy Advisers Split on EQT's Fight With Rice Brothers The two most influential proxy advisers reached opposite conclusions on whether natural-gas producer EQT’s shareholders should hand over control of the company to brothers who say they could run it be...
08:12, 06/29/2019

Rice Brothers Get Boost From Proxy Adviser in EQT Fight Natural-gas producer EQT was dealt a blow in its attempt to fend off a pair of brothers seeking control of its board, as an influential proxy adviser urged shareholders to support all of the dissident...
20:48, 06/28/2019

Proxy advisers lob rare rebuke against Nissan CEO Saikawa Two leading proxy advisory firms have urged Nissan shareholders to vote against reappointing its chief executive as a director, heaping more pressure on Hiroto Saikawa as he struggles to find accord w...
08:12, 06/12/2019

Proxy advisers urge shareholders to vote against Nissan CEO reappointment The move marks a rare public rebuke by international proxy firms against the CEO of a top-tier Japanese company, and comes just as the scandal-hit automaker struggles to move on from the legacy of Car...
13:12, 06/12/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. proxy firm ISS backs Centene's deal for WellCare Institutional Shareholder Services has shown support for Centene Corporation's planned acquisition of smaller rival WellCare Health Plans Inc by recommending shareholders favor the deal, the health in...
16:00, 06/12/2019

Proxy adviser ISS urges shareholders to vote against Nissan CEO reappointment Leading proxy advisory firm ISS has urged shareholders of Nissan Motor Co Ltd to vote against the reappointment of Chief Executive Officer Hiroto Saikawa as a director of a Japanese automaker battling...
03:12, 06/12/2019

Icahn launches proxy fight after stalled talks with Occidental CEO Activist investor Carl Icahn on Thursday formally launched a proxy fight against Occidental Petroleum to win control of four board seats, according to a regulatory filing, after talks with the oil com...
06:24, 07/19/2019

Rice group set to take control of EQT board in proxy contest: source Brothers Toby and Derek Rice are on course to win control of EQT Corp's board of directors two years after having sold their own company, Rice Energy, to the natural gas producer, people familiar......
01:00, 07/10/2019

Proxy firm ISS backs MNG director for Gannett board, rejects two others Shareholder advisory firm Institutional Shareholder Services Inc backed a nominee from hedge fund-owned MNG Enterprises Inc for the board of newspaper company Gannett Co Inc on Thursday, adding a twis...
15:24, 05/02/2019

In Gannett Proxy Fight, ISS Adviser Backs One Digital First Nominee Digital First Media, the hedge fund-backed media company pushing Gannett to sell itself, picked up some support as it seeks board seats at the USA Today publisher in a proxy vote this month....
17:48, 05/02/2019

Rice group set to take control of EQT board in proxy contest -source Brothers Toby and Derek Rice are on course to win control of EQT Corp's board of directors two years after having sold their own company, Rice Energy, to the natural gas producer, a person familiar wi...
02:00, 07/10/2019

Iran tells Middle East militias: prepare for proxy war Exclusive: Top military leader delivers message at Baghdad meeting as tensions riseIran’s most prominent military leader has recently met Iraqi militias in Baghdad and told them to “prepare for proxy ...
20:48, 05/16/2019

EQT's largest shareholder sides with Rice nominees in proxy fight Natural gas producer EQT Corp's largest shareholder on Monday extended its support for the nominees of Toby and Derek Rice, the two brothers who sold their company to EQT more than a year ago and are...
15:48, 07/01/2019

Rice group set to take control of EQT board in proxy contest: sources Brothers Toby and Derek Rice are on course to win control of EQT Corp's board of directors two years after having sold their own company, Rice Energy, to the natural gas producer, people familiar......
01:48, 07/10/2019

Iran's elite naval forces said to pass skills to proxy fighters An unmanned Iranian boat skips over the waves at full speed and rams into a U.S. aircraft carrier, sending up an orange fireball and plumes of smoke....
18:00, 05/17/2019

UPDATE 1-Rice group set to take control of EQT board in proxy contest -source Brothers Toby and Derek Rice are on course to win control of EQT Corp's board of directors two years after having sold their own company, Rice Energy, to the natural gas producer, people familiar with...
02:00, 07/10/2019

UPDATE 2-Rice group set to take control of EQT board in proxy contest -sources Brothers Toby and Derek Rice are on course to win control of EQT Corp's board of directors two years after having sold their own company, Rice Energy, to the natural gas producer, people familiar with...
03:00, 07/10/2019

Iran reportedly told proxy forces to target Americans in region President Trump boosted the US’ military presence in the Middle East after learning that Iran told some of its proxy forces that they can target Americans in the region, according to a report on...
19:24, 05/09/2019

Proxy advisers urge shareholders to vote against Nissan CEO reappointment: Nikkei Two leading proxy advisory firms have urged shareholders of Japanese automaker Nissan Motor to vote against the reappointment of Chief Executive Officer and President Hiroto Saikawa, the Nikkei newspa...
02:12, 06/12/2019

UPDATE 1-Proxy adviser ISS recommends EQT shareholders vote for Rice nominees Proxy adviser Institutional Shareholder Services urged investors of natural gas producer EQT Corp to vote in favor of all the nominees of shareholders Toby and Derek Rice, sending the company's shares...
19:12, 06/28/2019

UPDATE 1-Icahn launches proxy fight after stalled talks with Occidental CEO Activist investor Carl Icahn formally launched on Thursday a proxy fight against Occidental Petroleum to win control of four board seats, a regulatory filing showed, after talks with the oil company's...
06:24, 07/19/2019

HomeStreet defeats activist Roaring Blue Lion in proxy contest HomeStreet Inc defeated Roaring Blue Lion Capital Management's campaign to unseat one director and install its own candidate, ending a two-year standoff between the financial services company and the....
23:26, 06/20/2019

Centre To Introduce Bill To Allow Proxy Voting To NRIs Tomorrow: Report The Union cabinet will take a call Monday to introduce a fresh bill in Parliament to extend the facility of proxy voting to NRIs, government sources said....
21:24, 06/23/2019

Part-human, part-animal? Scientists may soon try to grow human organs in rodents Thanks to approval by the Japanese science ministry, scientists will experiment with stem cells to create human organs in rodents.        ...
09:48, 08/01/2019

Iran’s ‘proxy’ terror army with cells ready to strike across West EXPOSED IRAN has a massive network of terrorist cells which are ready to step up attacks in the worsening crisis in the Middle East, Daily Star Online can reveal....
21:12, 08/03/2019

UPDATE 2-HomeStreet defeats activist Roaring Blue Lion in proxy contest HomeStreet Inc defeated Roaring Blue Lion Capital Management's campaign to unseat one director and install its own candidate, ending a two-year standoff between the financial services company and the ...
22:00, 06/20/2019

Proxy adviser Glass Lewis recommends EQT shareholders vote for company's nominees Proxy adviser Glass Lewis & Co has recommended that investors in natural gas producer EQT Corp vote in favor of the company's board nominees, putting it at odds with another proxy advisory firm which...
22:36, 06/29/2019

UPDATE 1-Proxy adviser Glass Lewis recommends EQT shareholders vote for company's nominees Proxy adviser Glass Lewis & Co has recommended that investors in natural gas producer EQT Corp vote in favor of the company's board nominees, putting it at odds with another proxy advisory firm which...
02:48, 06/30/2019

Former West Germany star Bernd Schuster: 'Ter Stegen should be Germany's No. 1' When Bernd Schuster left Cologne for Barcelona in 1980, he was one of the first Bundesliga players to move to Spain. He spoke to DW about his move and two Germans who followed in his footsteps decades...
18:36, 05/22/2019

Germany 'hypocritical' on NATO: US envoy to Germany Richard Grenell US President Donald Trump's top diplomat in Berlin said German politicians were not committed enough to the alliance's defense spending target. He also said the country should have learned a better le...
09:36, 05/09/2019

Iran's top general tells Iraqi militias to prep for 'proxy war' amid US-Iran tensions A top Iranian general has told Iran-backed militias in Iraq to “prepare for proxy war” in the wake of heightened tensions between Iran and the U.S., which accused the militias of moving missiles towar...
12:24, 05/17/2019

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 unity government. What are the interests at play ...
19:36, 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 that killed at least 53 people....
19:36, 07/05/2019

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 to negotiate an end to the two-month offensive ag...
05:24, 06/17/2019

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 concern for its people....
09:12, 07/02/2019

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 since Muammar Qaddafi was ousted as head of state a...
22:24, 07/05/2019

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 migrants to Malta....
02:36, 07/09/2019

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 detention camp is just the latest attack to target refuge...
18:24, 07/04/2019

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 to seal its coastline....
14:36, 07/27/2019

Benghazi port bustling again despite Libya's divisions The commercial port in Libya's second city Benghazi is working round the clock three years after reopening, attempting to raise revenues for its restoration and expansion....
18:36, 09/02/2019

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 a migrant detention center near Tripoli....
22:00, 07/05/2019

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 civilians and the delivery of aid....
21:48, 05/01/2019

Up to 150 feared dead in shipwreck off Libya, says UNHCR Similar number were rescued and are being returned to Libya, refugee agency saysUp to 150 people are feared to have died in a shipwreck off the coast of Libya, while another 150 were rescued and are b...
17:12, 07/25/2019

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 civilians and the delivery of aid...
22:36, 05/01/2019

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 in Tripoli shows no sign of slowing....
21:24, 07/09/2019

| 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 involvement by the United Arab Emirates, a confiden...
17:00, 05/07/2019

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 threat to international security....
23:00, 05/13/2019

At Least 42 Killed, Dozens Wounded In Libya Air Strike At least 42 people were killed and dozens wounded in an air strike targeting a town hall meeting in southern Libya, a local official and the UN-recognised government said Monday, accusing forces of......
04:24, 08/06/2019

UN: Car bomb kills 3 UN staff outside mall in Libya 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 spokesman for the United Nations secretary-general said...
00:12, 08/11/2019

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 capsized on Thursday....
20:12, 07/27/2019

| 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 hastily descends when a rocket explodes nearby....
20:00, 05/30/2019

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 nation into a new bout of conflict....
02:48, 04/30/2019

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 video released by a German aid group about the disas...
13:24, 05/24/2019

Amnesty International says civilians attacked in Libya CAIRO (AP) — A rights group is accusing combatants in Libya of committing “unlawful” attacks against civilians in the capital Tripoli that could amount to war crimes. Amnesty International...
16:12, 05/16/2019

Libya intercepts nearly 200 Europe-bound migrants at sea Libya’s coast guard says it has intercepted Europe-bound vessels carrying nearly 200 migrants, including women, off the country’s Mediterranean coast...
14:12, 06/22/2019

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 survivors continues....
16:12, 06/02/2019

Migrants die of disease in Libya detention; UN criticized CAIRO (AP) — In the desert of western Libya, hundreds of African migrants were held for months in a hangar filled with garbage and sewage, sharing a couple of buckets of water and barely surviving on ...
18:00, 06/30/2019

U.N. condemns Libya car bomb that killed two U.N. staff United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Saturday condemned a car bomb attack that killed two U.N. staff members and injured three, a U.N. spokesman said....
21:00, 08/10/2019

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 including cholera, the World Health Organization (WHO)...
20:12, 05/08/2019

| 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 trying for three months to seize the capital....
12:12, 07/03/2019

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 what happens when asylum seekers are returned to war-...
06:24, 05/08/2019

| 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 Tripoli was "just the start of a long and bloody war"....
15:48, 05/22/2019

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 by land, sea and air are fueling the current fighti...
01:12, 06/11/2019

Manchester bomber's brother being extradited from Libya to UK The brother of a suicide bomber suspected of helping plan a 2017 attack on a concert in the British city of Manchester was being extradited from Libya on Wednesday, according to the force that was hol...
17:36, 07/17/2019

Airstrike hits detention center in Libya An airstike hit a migrant detention center near the capital city of Tripoli, killing at elast 40 people. Libyan government blames the self-styled Libyan National Army (July 3)     ...
20:36, 07/03/2019

Libya's UN-recognised government captures Gherian Capture of strategic town puts pressure on General Khalifa Haftar’s backers – Egypt and UAEForces loyal to Libya’s UN-recognised Government of National Accord say they have captured a strategic town f...
13:48, 06/27/2019

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 with the offensive on Tripoli by his rival, which he ...
21:12, 05/08/2019

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, said Indonesian U.N. Ambassador Dian Triansyah Djan...
21:12, 05/10/2019

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 battling militias loosely allied with a U.N.-support...
21:36, 05/05/2019

Turkey says 6 citizens held in Libya have been freed ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A Turkish official says six Turkish nationals who were held by a Libyan force have been released. A Foreign Ministry official says the six crewmembers of a ship were released on ...
15:12, 07/01/2019

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 militias loosely allied with a U.N.-supported government...
21:24, 05/05/2019

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 than 2,500 to flee their homes....
14:24, 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 with the offensive on Tripoli by his rival, which he ...
00:00, 05/09/2019

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 spokesman for the United Nations secretary-general said...
04:12, 08/11/2019

Car bomb explodes in Libya's Benghazi, killing three U.N. staff A car bomb explosion in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi killed three U.N. staff members and two other mission members on Saturday, the United Nations said.The attack came as the United Nations was...
02:36, 08/11/2019

Libya’s UN-backed government reclaims key town near Tripoli CAIRO (AP) — Libya’s U.N.-backed government says it has taken back a strategic town near Tripoli from a Libyan commander whose forces have been fighting for the past three months to capture the ...
10:48, 06/27/2019

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 hit again which led to survivors being evacuated, M...
20:12, 07/12/2019

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 air strike on Tuesday, wounding three workers, the s...
02:12, 06/19/2019

Officials: Car bomb kills 2 UN staff outside mall in Libya Health officials say a bomb-laden vehicle has exploded outside a shopping mall in Libya’s eastern city of Benghazi, killing at least two U.N. security staff...
22:36, 08/10/2019

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 wider Medi...
18:24, 05/21/2019

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 statement online on Friday saying its coast guard came t...
16:48, 05/10/2019

UN refugee agency evacuates 131 refugees from Libya to Niger CAIRO (AP) — The United Nations refugee agency says it has evacuated 131 African refugees from Libya to its emergency transit center in neighboring Niger. The UNHCR released a statement Thursday sayin...
18:24, 06/20/2019

Libya's displaced struggle for shelter as fighting drags on After fleeing an advance by eastern-based forces on Tripoli, 80-year-old Mabrouka al-Twati and her daughter spent days sleeping rough in the Libyan capital. Now they are in a shelter where sheets cove...
17:48, 09/10/2019

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. The United Arab Emirates foreign ministry said Fr...
10:12, 05/17/2019

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 civilians trapped in their homes...
16:12, 04/29/2019

| 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 killed in an air strike that hit a detention centr...
17:12, 07/06/2019

From Libya to Texas, tragedies illustrate plight of migrants Recent tragedies have focused attention on the risks faced by migrants, who are often seen as a political headache in the countries they hope to reach and ignored in the countries they flee...
10:50, 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 Organization for Migration said....
09:12, 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 foreign intervention in the battle for the capital....
20:12, 07/04/2019

UN Security Council delays response to Libya air strike The United Nations Security Council has failed to deliver a joint statement on the bombing of a migrant detention center in the Libyan capital, Tripoli. Diplomatic sources said US officials delayed ag...
06:00, 07/04/2019

At least 44 die 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 and wounding more than 130, the United Nations sa...
01:24, 07/04/2019

| 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 calls for action to cut the flow of weapons....
10:00, 06/11/2019

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 already a catastrophic humanitarian situation....
23:48, 07/16/2019

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 the EU not to send asylum-seekers back to the coun...
00:12, 07/16/2019

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 recognized government of national accord (GNA), a ...
11:12, 09/14/2019

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, Tunisia, on Saturday with officials from the Arab Le...
18:12, 04/28/2019

| 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 UN refugee agency....
12:00, 06/01/2019

UN agencies seek ‘new approach’ to Libya migrant crisis The U.N. migration and refugee agencies are making a joint call for a “new approach” among countries to solve a migration crisis affecting Libya and the often-deadly route across the Mediterranean tow...
22:48, 07/11/2019

Libya official: Car bombs explode near LNA leaders, 4 killed An Interior Ministry official with Libya’s east-based government says two bomb-laden vehicles exploded near a group of leaders of the aligned Libya National Army, killing four and wounding 33...
20:12, 07/11/2019

Russia, Turkey call for ceasefire in Libya: Kremlin Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart Tayyip Erdogan, in a phone call on Tuesday, called for a ceasefire in Libya and renewal of a political process under the aegis of the Unite...
20:12, 04/30/2019

| 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 Mediterranean so far this year....
12:36, 07/29/2019

African refugees evacuated from Libya to Italy, more help needed: U.N. A total of 149 Africans in Libya were evacuated to Italy on Thursday, but more states must help people escape deteriorating conditions in Tripoli after two months of fighting, the United Nations refug...
19:12, 05/30/2019

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 supplying them to the rebels which would be a breach...
17:12, 07/10/2019

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 Wednesday, according to the Health Ministry's emergency s...
17:12, 07/03/2019

Libya detention centre attack is possible war crime, says UN envoy Warlord Khalifa Haftar blamed for airstrikes in which at least 44 people are killedAt least 44 people, and possibly many more, have been killed in the bombing of a detention centre south of Tripoli co...
15:36, 07/03/2019

Charity ship rescues 50 African migrants in sea off Libya A charity ship run by humanitarian groups in the Mediterranean spent a rainy Sunday searching open waters for a fragile rubber boat overloaded with migrants before finally plucking 50 people to safety...
02:24, 09/09/2019

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 strongman Khalifa Haftar....
18:00, 08/05/2019

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 migrants told The Associated Press on Monday that g...
09:36, 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 militia said. Turkey previously threatened to strike ag...
00:24, 07/01/2019

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 deadlock in the country’s civil war by launching ...
07:36, 06/17/2019

Haftar's forces say they destroyed Turkish drone in Libya Haftar's eastern Libyan air force have destroyed a Turkish drone at Tripoli's Mitiga military air base, Haftar's war information division said on Facebook on Sunday....
21:24, 06/30/2019

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 influence in key parts of Europe and restricted new...
07:00, 07/26/2019

UN chief urges implementation of 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 are fueling fighting in the oil-rich country....
21:00, 06/10/2019

Libya reopens southern airport closed since 2014 Libya reopened on Friday its airport in the main southern city of Sebha which had been closed since January 2014 due to security problems, residents said....
23:36, 08/16/2019

EU calls for Libya ceasefire, warns of threat to security BRUSSELS (AP) — 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 security. The self-styled Libyan Nat...
18:12, 05/13/2019

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 group Sea-Eye said....
05:36, 08/05/2019

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 in London on suspicion of helping plan the blast, p...
19:48, 07/17/2019

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 Facebook page....
04:00, 08/04/2019

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 attack on forces loyal to Khalifa Haftar, but his mili...
05:00, 07/03/2019

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, with a rebel army marching on the capital....
05:00, 05/19/2019

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 aboard their charity ship, Ocean Viking...
20:48, 09/08/2019

Glyphosate use will eventually end, Merkel says Use of Bayer's contested weedkiller glyphosate, the subject of more than 10,000 lawsuits in the U.S. over claims it causes cancer, will eventually die out, German Chancellor Angela Merkel told the cou...
16:12, 06/26/2019

| 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 offensive on Tripoli....
21:24, 05/29/2019

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 heavy cost....
11:12, 05/21/2019

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, Tripoli....
15:12, 06/22/2019

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 been trying to make their way to Europe....
18:24, 08/17/2019

| 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 oil-rich country, UN Secretary-General Antonio Gut...
18:48, 06/11/2019

Tunisia, Algeria, Egypt call for a cease-fire in Libya Tunisia, Algeria and Egypt have expressed their "deep concern" over the chaotic situation in Libya and called for an immediate cease-fire in the country....
15:12, 06/13/2019

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 two months ago but has not breached the city's so...
22:12, 05/25/2019

Water supply restored for millions in Libya, averting crisis Armed group claiming loyalty to Khalifa Haftar had cut off water to capital and other citiesWater supplies to the Libyan capital and surrounding cities have been restored two days after they were cut ...
13:00, 05/21/2019

In Libya's anti-Haftar bastion, a resolve to fight hardens In a warehouse packed with rocket launchers, grenades and rifles in the Libyan city of Misrata, workers sweat in the summer heat as they install an anti-aircraft gun on a pickup truck....
19:24, 06/20/2019

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 rights office, OHCHR, said on Friday, citing reports t...
18:36, 06/07/2019

Refugee agencies urge EU to greater migrant efforts in Libya The UN's refugee agency and the International Organization for Migration are urging the European Union to take urgent action to help migrants fleeing conflict-torn Libya or stuck in detention centers ...
16:24, 06/07/2019

Libya’s Hifter tells Macron no cease-fire without negotiator Libyan commander Khalifa Hifter said in a meeting Wednesday with French President Emmanuel Macron that he cannot work toward a ceasefire because he has no one with whom to negotiate...
21:36, 05/22/2019

Top militant suspect transferred to Egypt from eastern Libya: state TV Top Egyptian militant suspect Hisham al-Ashmawy was transferred to Egypt from eastern Libya in a military aircraft, Egyptian state television said on Wednesday....
03:36, 05/29/2019

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 reach Europe, the U.N. refugee agency UNHCR said....
21:12, 05/10/2019

| 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, security and judicial sources say....
06:36, 05/30/2019

Libya's NOC calls on eastern forces to free head of oil union Libya's national oil corporation NOC on Thursday called on Haftar's Eastern Libyan forces to release the head of the oil workers' labor union, Saad Dinar, who was abducted by an armed group near the e...
00:00, 05/24/2019

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. Typically he waits for hours. Sometimes he return...
15:24, 08/20/2019

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 revealed bitter divisions between Italy and one of its ...
18:48, 05/16/2019

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-backed Libyan transition government and its main op...
16:36, 07/03/2019

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 “severely traumatized” surviving migrants and refug...
17:24, 07/05/2019

U.N. council pushes Libya truce, tells other countries to stay out The United Nations Security Council on Friday condemned a deadly air strike on a migrant detention center in Libya, called for the warring parties to commit to a ceasefire and urged other countries no...
22:12, 07/05/2019

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 for migrants in Libya....
14:12, 07/07/2019

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 a post on the Mitiga airport authority's Facebook...
00:36, 07/08/2019

| 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 reports....
22:48, 08/05/2019

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 ranks of forces loyal to the Government of Nationa...
02:24, 08/06/2019

Air traffic stops at Libya's Tripoli Mitiga airport after air strike Air traffic was halted on Sunday at the Libyan capital's only functioning airport, Mitiga, after an air strike, according to a post on the airport authorities' Facebook page....
21:24, 06/30/2019

Turkey says six Turks held by Haftar in Libya, demands release Turkey said on Sunday that six of its citizens were being held by eastern Libyan forces loyal to Khalifa Haftar, and that the militia would become a "legitimate target" if they were not released immed...
20:24, 06/30/2019

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 concern about covert and illegal arm sales....
18:24, 07/10/2019

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, stepping up spending to fend off an eastern offensive...
21:12, 08/06/2019

Three killed as car bomb targets funeral in Libya's Benghazi: sources At least three people were killed and 15 wounded when a car bomb hit a funeral of former senior military commander in the east Libyan city of Benghazi, medical and military sources said....
16:24, 07/11/2019

| 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 of more suffering and hardship....
12:36, 05/07/2019

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 resume following a lull in fighting between rival...
14:36, 05/01/2019

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 day after the shipwreck that caused the deaths of ...
15:24, 07/27/2019

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 the Libyan situation was deteriorating....
22:24, 07/04/2019

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 factions in the country and not to the number of people k...
23:00, 05/04/2019

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 centres in the wake of an airstrike that killed 53 ...
17:24, 07/04/2019

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 wounding more than 130, the U.N. mission to the war-t...
15:48, 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 Wednesday, as both the UN High Commissioner for Hum...
18:12, 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 wounding dozens, officials in the country’s U.N.-...
14:00, 07/03/2019

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 and wounding more than 130, the United Nations sa...
20:12, 07/03/2019

Two commanders allied to Libya's Haftar killed in strike near Tripoli Two commanders of the eastern Libyan forces trying to take the capital Tripoli from the internationally-recognised government were killed late on Friday in a drone strike, officials said....
18:24, 09/14/2019

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 official in the country’s U.N.-supported government...
08:36, 07/03/2019

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 capital....
20:36, 07/03/2019

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 people and wounding 80, a health official said....
03:36, 07/03/2019

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 emergency services spokesman told AFP....
03:24, 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 far bigger concern for its people. Interruptions to...
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 U.N.-supported government said....
20:36, 07/03/2019

Libya's Tripoli Mitiga airport resumes air traffic following air strike Air traffic at the Libyan capital's only functioning airport resumed on Wednesday after being halted earlier following an air strike, according to a post on the Mitiga airport authority's Facebook pag...
00:00, 07/04/2019

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 responsibility....
15:12, 07/04/2019

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 an armed group on Monday near the eastern city of...
23:00, 05/04/2019

Libya's rival governments move to financial war with frontline stuck With the frontlines around Libya's contested capital Tripoli stalemated, the two rival factions are bringing oil and money supplies into the firing line of their battle for power....
16:48, 04/30/2019

| 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 strongman Khalifa Haftar, airport authorities said....
00:00, 08/13/2019

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.        ...
17:24, 07/26/2019

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 airport authority's Facebook page....
23:00, 07/22/2019

Libya government accepts U.N. ceasefire proposal, implementation unclear Libya's internationally recognized government, which is facing a campaign by eastern troops to take the capital, has accepted a United Nations proposal for a ceasefire during the Eid al-Adha religious...
00:00, 08/10/2019

France seeks Libya ceasefire, migrant center struck France's President Emmanuel Macron called on Wednesday for a ceasefire in the month-long battle for Libya's capital Tripoli after fighting hit a migrant detention center overnight....
22:12, 05/08/2019

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 Mediterranean Sea....
16:48, 07/25/2019

Car bomb explodes in Libya's Benghazi killing two U.N. staff: medics A car bomb explosion in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi killed two United Nations' staff on Saturday, several medical sources and the eastern military said.The U.N. is trying to broker a truce in ...
21:00, 08/10/2019

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 worldwide....
21:48, 04/28/2019

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 party" in an attack last month on troops affiliated...
00:12, 05/09/2019

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 suspended the operations of 40 foreign companies includi...
02:12, 05/10/2019

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 off the coast of Libya during three rescue missions....
21:14, 08/11/2019

An 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, a field engineer said on Monday....
12:48, 04/29/2019

Libya's Haftar orders troops to fight harder during Ramadan Eastern Libyan forces commander Khalifa Haftar urged his troops trying to take Tripoli to battle harder and teach their enemies an even bigger lesson, because the Muslim month of Ramadan that begins o...
03:48, 05/06/2019

Eastern Libyan forces will ban any flights from Libya to Turkey: spokesman Eastern Libyan forces loyal to commander Khalifa Haftar will ban any commercial flights from Libya to Turkey, its spokesman Ahmed Mismari said on Friday....
23:48, 06/28/2019

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 order to trigger discussions — but it appears to be d...
21:36, 07/14/2019

'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 the Libyan revolution started, Mohamed El-Munir was...
12:24, 07/23/2019

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 engineer said on Monday....
14:36, 04/29/2019

U.N. envoy meets UAE minister to discuss fighting in Libya: tweet The U.N. envoy to Libya, Ghassan Salame, has met United Arab Emirates Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan in Abu Dhabi to discuss ways to end the fighting in Libya, the U.N. Support M...
01:24, 07/17/2019

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 areas with artillery, rockets and airstrikes....
15:48, 04/30/2019

Worries on the horizon for Angela Merkel From climate change and trembling spells to a trembling government, German Chancellor Angela Merkel faces many challenges as she returns to office post-vacation....
01:48, 08/15/2019

Angela Merkel: We need to fight for Europe Populism, Russian election-meddling, Chinese economic power: the list of challenges facing the EU is long, says the German chancellor. In a wide-ranging interview, she set out what Europe needs to do ...
14:00, 05/16/2019

| Merkel says neo-Nazis must be tackled 'without taboos' German Chancellor Angela Merkel says Germany must resist neo-Nazis "without any taboos" following the killing of a local politician by a suspected right-wing extremist....
06:48, 06/23/2019

Angela Merkel ‘is well’ after being seen shaking: spokesperson "The memory of the incident last week led to the situation today - so (it was) a psychologically driven process," the official said. "There is nothing to worry about."...
03:12, 06/28/2019

Chancellor Angela Merkel as art motif As she turns 65 on July 17, DW looks at how the German Chancellor has been depicted by artists. Across nearly 15 years in high office, Angela Merkel has graced everything from "Time" magazine to city ...
18:36, 07/16/2019

We all need to compromise to get deal on new EU bosses: Merkel Everyone will have to make compromises if an agreement is to be reached on how to parcel out top jobs in the European Union, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said upon arriving for the third day of a B...
11:24, 07/02/2019

The Latest: Merkel says D-Day led to liberation from Nazis German Chancellor Angela Merkel has called it a “gift of history” that she is able to participate in the ceremony on the southern coast of England commemorating the 75th anniversary of D-Day...
15:36, 06/05/2019

Merkel: We still have every chance of orderly Brexit German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday there was still every chance for Britain's divorce from the European Union to take place with a deal although Berlin is prepared for a disorderly Brex...
10:48, 09/11/2019

Merkel seen shaking for third time in weeks German Chancellor Angela Merkel was seen shaking as she met Finland's visiting prime minister on Wednesday — her third bout within the last month....
15:36, 07/10/2019

Libya’s Hifter meets French leader Macron amid fighting PARIS (AP) — Libyan commander Khalifa Hifter is in Paris for meetings with French President Emmanuel Macron amid growing international concern about his month-long offensive to take Libya’s capi...
13:36, 05/22/2019

| 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 hoped would lead from Nigeria to Europe....
11:00, 08/02/2019

UN: Armed group closed water supply valves in Libya capital The U.N. says an armed group has stormed the main water distribution station in Libya's capital and closed valves supplying Tripoli and cities in the northwest, potentially affecting some 2 million pe...
03:24, 05/21/2019

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 by fishing boats and returned to detention centers...
23:48, 07/25/2019

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 to seal its coastline....
00:24, 07/26/2019

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, witnesses said....
05:48, 07/30/2019

‘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 battle for Tripoli” to be avoided, despite the cont...
18:12, 04/28/2019

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 authorities' Facebook page....
00:36, 07/08/2019

Libya's Haftar ruled out ceasefire in talks with France's Macron: Elysee Libyan eastern commander Khalifa Haftar told French President Emmanuel Macron that conditions for a ceasefire were not in place, although he would be ready to talk if those conditions were met, a Fren...
18:36, 05/22/2019

'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 his political agenda was not supported by most Li...
15:24, 04/29/2019

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 on Saturday as it tries to stop Khalifa Haftar's ...
23:00, 05/18/2019

Two killed as car bomb targets funeral in Libya's Benghazi: military source At least two people were killed and three wounded when a car bomb hit a funeral of former senior military commander in the east Libyan city of Benghazi, a military source said....
15:36, 07/11/2019

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 not call for a ceasefire....
11:48, 07/04/2019

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 time that images of female Sudanese revolutionaries w...
12:36, 05/03/2019

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 Libya, according to an interview published by French ...
15:00, 05/26/2019

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 has given the cold shoulder to Libyan warlord Kha...
09:12, 06/08/2019

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 military official said, the second such attack within day...
12:00, 05/09/2019

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 country, its spokesman Ahmed Mismari said on Friday....
01:12, 06/29/2019

Islamic State and Chadian fighters behind attack in southern Libya: source Islamic State militants and Chadian opposition fighters were responsible for an attack on the forces of eastern Libyan commander Khalifa Haftar in the southern Libyan city of Sebha, a military source ...
15:24, 05/04/2019

Head of east Libya parliament rules out talks before Tripoli captured The head of a parliament aligned with forces trying to seize the Libyan capital Tripoli from the internationally backed government said on Thursday there could be no peace talks until they had capture...
17:24, 06/13/2019

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 militias....
13:00, 05/07/2019

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 of eastern forces attacking the capital, witnesses...
05:00, 06/27/2019

Strife-torn Libya’s UN-backed leader meets Conte in Rome ROME (AP) — 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 militias. Prime Minister Fayez Sarraj m...
11:36, 05/07/2019

Nine soldiers killed in south Libya attack on Haftar camp: hospital Nine soldiers were killed on Saturday in an attack claimed by Islamic State on a training camp belonging to the eastern Libyan forces of Khalifa Haftar, hospital authorities said....
15:24, 05/04/2019

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 said....
07:12, 08/06/2019

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.        ...
23:12, 05/08/2019

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 Donald Trump to stop foreign support for his month...
21:12, 05/10/2019

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 Sunday....
02:36, 08/18/2019

The Latest: Trump says Merkel is a “fantastic person” OSAKA, Japan (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s trip to Asia (all times local): 11:00 a. m. President Donald Trump says German Chancellor Angela Merkel is a “fantastic person...
06:24, 06/28/2019

Most Germans believe Merkel heir is not yet fit to replace her: poll Angela Merkel's heir apparent, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, is not ready to succeed her as chancellor, a poll showed on Wednesday, in a setback to their party's plans for a smooth leadership transition...
18:12, 05/29/2019

AfD aside, Germans consider Angela Merkel's health private Nearly 60% of Germans say Angela Merkel's shaking in public is a personal matter, according to a survey. The chancellor, who turns 65 next week, has led Germany since 2005....
16:00, 07/13/2019

Merkel warns of populists’ rise in Europe Chancellor Angela Merkel says Germany has to be more vigilant when it comes to nationalist movements across Europe because of the country’s Nazi past...
10:12, 05/28/2019

Germans fret about Merkel after shaking episodes "Does Merkel travel too much?" asked mass-selling daily Bild on Friday as Germans fret about the health of their chancellor, who sat rather than stood at a ceremony on Thursday after shaking for the t...
20:12, 07/12/2019

Merkel hopes China-U.S. trade problems will be over soon German Chancellor Angela Merkel said at the start of a visit to Beijing on Friday that the China-U.S. trade war affects the whole world and that she hopes it will be resolved soon....
09:36, 09/06/2019

EU should not let itself be scared into Brexit renegotiation: Merkel ally The European Union should not let itself be pressured into Brexit renegotiations following British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's decision to order the suspension of parliament for almost a month, a s...
22:12, 08/29/2019

I take care of my health, says Merkel after several shaking episodes German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she knows she must look after her health, offering reassurance on Thursday after three bouts of shaking on previous public occasions raised questions about her con...
15:36, 07/11/2019

Angela Merkel seen shaking for second time in weeks Angela Merkel has been seen shaking in public for the second time in less than two weeks, raising concern over the wellbeing of the German chancellor....
17:36, 06/27/2019

Angela Merkel blames dehydration for shakes German chancellor started to shake in hot Berlin sun while welcoming Ukraine presidentAngela Merkel has blamed dehydration after she started to visibly shake in the hot Berlin sun while welcoming the ...
18:36, 06/18/2019

Merkel stands with congresswomen attacked by Trump German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Friday that US President Donald Trump's racist comments about four Democratic Congresswomen "undermine America's strength" and that she stands in "solidarity" with...
13:12, 07/20/2019

Merkel's CDU plans tough consequences for far-right AfD cooperation The center-right has taken a tough stance against any members who might suggest a coalition with the nationalist AfD. The CDU called the AfD a party that "tolerates anti-Semitism and racism" and far-r...
21:36, 06/24/2019

History will prove Merkel right on refugees: EU's Juncker Angela Merkel was right to take in nearly 1 million refugees in 2015, EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said in an interview. He also revealed how he got Donald Trump to kiss him....
09:12, 05/24/2019

Merkel calls for Europe to stand up against far-right parties German Chancellor Angela Merkel called on Saturday for Europe to push back against far-right parties, saying populist movements wanted to destroy core European values such as fighting corruption and p...
23:00, 05/18/2019

Merkel says Croatia's euro ambitions very realistic German chancellor Angela Merkel said on Saturday Croatia was well on track to join the European common currency by 2024, citing the youngest EU member's economic development....
23:00, 05/18/2019

We'll keep working for orderly Brexit post-May, Merkel says German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she respected the decision of her British counterpart Theresa May to quit as Prime Minister and said Berlin would continue to work closely with London to secure an...
16:00, 05/24/2019

Merkel dismisses report she’s given up on new party leader BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel has dismissed a report claiming she has concluded the new leader of her center-right party isn’t up to leading the country. Merkel handed over the l...
14:00, 05/29/2019

Merkel to fly with two German government Airbus A340s to G20 German government planes are famous for breaking down at inopportune moments. The airforce said they have a cunning plan to make sure there won't be another fiasco when Angela Merkel flies again this ...
08:24, 06/27/2019

Angela Merkel seen shaking for second time in just over a week German chancellor will travel to G20 despite visibly shaking at public event in BerlinAngela Merkel will travel to the G20 summit in Japan despite experiencing a second bout of shaking in just over a ...
11:36, 06/27/2019

Merkel protege AKK given defence job seen as poisoned chalice Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer succeeds new EU commission president Ursula von der Leyen as German defence ministerAngela Merkel’s favoured successor as chancellor has been appointed Germany’s new defence...
14:24, 07/17/2019

Angela Merkel says she is 'very well' after visibly shaking during ceremony Angela Merkel has said that she is doing "very well" after she was seen shaking during a welcome ceremony on Tuesday, suggesting that dehydration was to blame....
05:00, 06/19/2019

Merkel awarded her 17th honorary doctorate The German chancellor has been recognized for her leadership style by the HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management. Merkel has received several similar titles, including from Harvard University....
15:48, 08/31/2019

Angela Merkel says she's OK after shaking at ceremony German Chancellor Angela Merkel appeared unsteady and was visibly shaking Tuesday as she greeted the new Ukrainian leader in the hot sun in Berlin.        ...
21:24, 06/18/2019

Merkel, Macron clash in search of "Mr or Ms Europe" German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron disagreed on Tuesday over who should be the next chief of the European Commission as EU leaders met to begin bargaining over candid...
18:00, 05/28/2019

Macron and Merkel offered the PM nothing - apart from a means to fail The cliche "good cop, bad cop" has been used too much about this first episode of shuttle boat diplomacy from Boris Johnson. Merkel, apparently, is the first and Macron the latter....
21:48, 08/22/2019

Brexit: Did Merkel set a 30-day Irish backstop deadline? German Chancellor Angela Merkel's suggestion that Britain and the EU could find a solution to the Irish backstop in the next 30 days has "emboldened" British PM Boris Johnson. But should he really be ...
20:12, 08/22/2019

Merkel says trade deal with U.S. of 'existential importance' German Chancellor Angela Merkel described a future trade agreement between the European Union and United States as being of existential importance, saying she would keep trying to make progress despit...
11:36, 06/04/2019

Merkel lands in China amid concerns Angela Merkel was welcomed by Premier Li Keqiang in Beijing on Friday amid calls for the German Chancellor to take a stronger line on China's human rights record....
08:48, 09/07/2019

Macron says he would back Merkel if she runs for EU leadership French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday that he would support German Chancellor Angela Merkel if she were to seek office as the president of the European Commission....
10:12, 06/12/2019

German ex-spy chief pushes Angela Merkel's CDU further right The former head of Germany's domestic intelligence agency has been accused of courting the far right following his sacking. Hans-Georg Maassen is the noisiest member of the conservative wing of Angela...
20:12, 07/21/2019

Angela Merkel's heir apparent: Can AKK still cut it as chancellor? Long considered German Chancellor Angela Merkel's anointed heir, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer has been building her international profile. But within party ranks, debate is simmering over whether "AKK" ...
19:00, 06/12/2019

EU Compromise Exposes Merkel's Waning Influence Germany’s Angela Merkel ceded ground to France’s Emmanuel Macron in this week’s agreement to apportion the EU’s top jobs. The deal exposed the chancellor’s shrinking influence on the international sta...
22:24, 07/04/2019

Opinion: Merkel must step up her China strategy On her latest visit to China, Angela Merkel managed to sign 11 deals and also brought up the Hong Kong crisis. But she failed to take a genuinely courageous and determined stance on China, says Maximi...
00:48, 09/09/2019

Merkel fan accidentally grounds chancellor’s plane Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government plane was inadvertently grounded by an excited fan who jumped out of her van to take a photo of it at Dortmund airport but forgot to put the parking brake on, and...
11:24, 05/14/2019

Reforming EU won't block Balkan enlargement: Merkel French President Emmanuel Macron's view that the European Union cannot admit more members until its governance mechanisms have become more efficient need not delay the accession of Balkan countries to...
17:24, 07/05/2019

Merkel’s Health Intensifies Debate Over Her Succession When the German leader was seen shaking in public twice in a matter of days, it was largely played down. Then she powered her way through a grueling week of travel and meetings....
23:24, 07/02/2019

France’s Macron backs Merkel for EU post – if she wants it GENEVA (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron says he would support German Chancellor Angela Merkel if she wanted to be the head of the European Union’s executive body. The French leader said T...
22:48, 06/11/2019

Merkel's conservatives hit new low, piling pressure on coalition Germany Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives slumped to a record low and fell further behind the resurgent opposition Greens in a survey published on Saturday, reflecting growing disillusionment w...
18:00, 06/08/2019

Merkel Is Seen Shaking Again, Renewing Health Concerns It was the third time in less than a month that Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany had been seen trembling, but her office has insisted that her health is fine....
14:00, 07/10/2019

Angela Merkel's best laid plans are falling apart Angela Merkel may have been hoping for a smooth exit to her long tenure as German Chancellor. Instead, she could be in for a rough ride, after suffering two major political blows in the past week....
11:36, 06/04/2019

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 said on Tuesday....
17:00, 05/14/2019

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 sheltering in medical clinics, while civilians contin...
18:12, 04/28/2019

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 Libyan National Army (LNA) in Derna earlier this week,...
02:24, 06/07/2019

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 Thursday, citing a surge of aggression in crisis-torn Li...
18:12, 04/28/2019

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 least 100 migrants were sick with disease, mainly tube...
09:36, 07/01/2019

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 the head of the UN Mission there, after “scores” ...
18:12, 04/28/2019

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 health facilities under attack; Ebola casualties in the...
01:48, 05/09/2019

Oil gains as Middle East Gulf tensions flare, Libya 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 after Libya reported the shut down of its largest oil fiel...
08:48, 07/22/2019

Brother of 2017 Manchester bomber being extradited from Libya to Britain - Tripoli force The brother of a suicide bomber suspected of helping plan a 2017 attack on a concert in the British city of Manchester is being extradited from Libya, according to the force that was holding him in th...
15:00, 07/17/2019

UPDATE 1-Libya's Haftar ruled out ceasefire in talks with France's Macron - Elysee Libyan eastern commander Khalifa Haftar told French President Emmanuel Macron that conditions for a ceasefire were not in place, although he would be ready to talk if those conditions were met, a Fren...
19:36, 05/22/2019