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British Navy evacuates nationals from Libya

Last Updated: Monday, August 04, 2014, 01:33

A British Navy ship evacuated British nationals from Libya, the Defence Ministry said, as worsening security there is forcing thousands to flee.

Philippine pleads with workers in Libya to return

Last Updated: Sunday, August 03, 2014, 15:35

The Philippines on Sunday appealed to thousands of its nationals to flee Libya, warning that the situation there could worsen after only a few hundred heeded calls to return home.

Libya: 22 killed in Tripoli airport clashes

Last Updated: Sunday, August 03, 2014, 12:27

Libya`s interim government says a day of militia fighting for control of the international airport in the capital Tripoli has killed 22 people.

New Libya Parliament meets amid ongoing violence

Last Updated: Sunday, August 03, 2014, 01:08

Libya`s new nationalist-dominated Parliament held its first meeting, boycotted by Islamists, in a sign of deep divisions still plaguing a violence-racked country from which thousands are fleeing.

Hundreds of Chinese evacuated from Libya: Xinhua

Last Updated: Saturday, August 02, 2014, 16:08

More than 400 Chinese nationals were evacuated from Libya on Saturday, state media said, after hundreds of their compatriots fled the country as the violence there escalated.

Libya unrest `worse than under Gaddafi`: Evacuees

Last Updated: Saturday, August 02, 2014, 14:43

Libya is descending into a civil war spiral that is "much worse" than the unrest that toppled its dictator Muammar Gaddafi in 2011, residents fleeing the country said Saturday.

Philippines urges workers in Libya to leave while they can

Last Updated: Saturday, August 02, 2014, 11:06

The Philippines urged its thousands of workers in Libya on Saturday to leave the strife-torn nation now while they still can, warning that the remaining exit routes were closing fast.

Libya hospitals face collapse if Asian staff flee

Last Updated: Saturday, August 02, 2014, 01:42

Libya has warned of a "total collapse" of its health care system as the chaos plaguing the country threatens to send into flight many of the Filipino and Indian staff on whom its hospitals depend.

Libya guards fire warning shots as crowd tries to storm border

Last Updated: Saturday, August 02, 2014, 01:15

Libyan border guards fired warning shots on Friday to keep back a crowd of people trying to enter Tunisia as they fled the conflict in Libya, a Tunisian army officer said.

Kerala seeks special flight to bring back nurses

Last Updated: Friday, August 01, 2014, 23:37

Kerala on Friday urged the Centre to immediately arrange a special flight for passage of the Indian nurses who had left strife-torn Libya to neighbouring Tunisia to come back home.

58 nurses on way back, Govt again asks Indians to leave Libya

Last Updated: Friday, August 01, 2014, 21:33

The government said today while making a fresh appeal to all the Indians in the strife-torn nation to leave in view of deterioration in situation with a promise to make all arrangements for evacuation.

Libya Islamic militias declare control of Benghazi

Last Updated: Friday, August 01, 2014, 04:16

Islamic hard-line militias, including the group accused by the United States in a 2012 attack that killed the ambassador and three other Americans, claimed control of Libya`s second largest city, Benghazi, after overrunning army barracks and seizing heavy weapons.