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Libya jailbreak: 92 prisoners flee after attacking guards

Last Updated: Saturday, February 15, 2014, 14:01

In a shocking incident, at least 92 prisoners reportedly escaped from prison in Libya after attacking the guards on Friday.

Niger hands over Gaddafi aide accused of stoking unrest

Last Updated: Friday, February 14, 2014, 19:50

Niger on Friday handed over to Libya slain dictator Muammer Gaddafi`s former chief of internal security Abdullah Mansur, the Libyan government announced.

Senior Libyan Army official calls for suspension of Parliament

Last Updated: Friday, February 14, 2014, 15:34

A Libyan military commander on Friday called for the suspension of the interim parliament and the formation of a presidential committee to govern until new elections are held.

Gaddafi son, aides risk `kangaroo` justice: Rights group

Last Updated: Thursday, February 13, 2014, 23:04

Human Rights Watch called on Libyan authorities on Thursday to provide proper defence counsel to slain dictator Muammar Gaddafi`s son and top aides to ensure they receive a fair trial.

Libya seeks diplomatic training from India

Last Updated: Thursday, February 13, 2014, 17:21

A four-member Libyan delegation, which returned from India, has shown interest in technical assistance and capacity building projects as well as training of Libyan diplomats in India, the Indian embassy here said.

Blasts rock TV station in Libyan capital

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 12, 2014, 16:01

The Tripoli headquarters of Libya`s Alassema privately owned television channel was attacked early Wednesday, with three powerful blasts heard, an AFP journalist said.

Gunmen abduct Libya state news agency journalist

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 11, 2014, 19:07

Gunmen abducted a journalist working for Libya`s state news agency LANA in the capital Tripoli, the news service`s director Abdelbasset Boudiya said Tuesday, the latest in a series of attacks on the media.

Libya`s first post-uprising prosecutor general shot dead

Last Updated: Sunday, February 09, 2014, 07:06

Libya`s former prosecutor general has been shot dead by unknown attackers in the eastern city of Derna, the justice minister said, the latest in a series of assassinations that have plagued the country.

Playground bomb wounds 12 kids in Libya`s Benghazi: Medics

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 05, 2014, 19:43

A bomb blast rocked the playground of a primary school in Libya`s restive second city here during recess on Wednesday, wounding 12 children, two of them seriously, officials said.

Libya says all chemical weapons destroyed

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 05, 2014, 03:51

Libya`s Foreign Ministry says the country`s caches of chemical weapons, including bombs and artillery shells filled with mustard gas, have been completely destroyed.

Jailbreak in Libya, 54 detainees escape

Last Updated: Sunday, February 02, 2014, 21:58

A Libyan security official says that over 54 detainees have escaped from a prison in the capital Tripoli due to a security failure.

World needs to strengthen processes of multilateralism: India

Last Updated: Sunday, February 02, 2014, 01:23

Warning against unilateral intervention such as in Libya and Syria, India asserted that there is need to strengthen processes of multilateral consultation.