Russia, China block UN Libya sanctions

Russia and China on Friday opposed a US-led request to impose sanctions on two Libyans accused of obstructing UN talks on forming a national unity government, diplomats said.

Jun 06, 2015, 06:51 AM IST

Libyans arrest 600 Europe-bound illegal migrants

Libyan authorities on Saturday arrested about 600 illegal migrants from African countries who were planning to sail to Europe, a coastguard official said.

May 24, 2015, 00:10 AM IST

Medical flight crashes in Tunisia, 11 Libyans die

A medical flight from Libya crashed in a field near Tunis before dawn Friday after an engine caught fire, killing all 11 Libyans on board, Tunisia`s civil defence said.

Feb 22, 2014, 00:52 AM IST

Italian coast guards rescue 300 on migrant boat

Hundreds of people have died or drowned attempting dangerous crossing from N Africa to Lampedusa.

Aug 05, 2011, 12:19 PM IST

Libyans start Ramazan fast amid conflict

Libyans entered the Muslim holy month of Ramazan on Monday with no let-up in the five-month conflict after Muammar Gaddafi sought to divide a rebellion threatening him on several fronts.

Aug 02, 2011, 08:57 AM IST

Red Cross brings 100 Libyans back to capital

A Red Cross spokesman said the Libyans came to Tripoli after a 27-hour boat ride from the east.

Jun 26, 2011, 16:15 PM IST

Libyans, not West, will determine fate: Gates

Russia, China, India, Brazil condemn air strikes on Libya as unwarranted.

Mar 24, 2011, 12:43 PM IST

US pilot received by Libyans after jet crashed

One of the U.S. aviators who ejected from a fighter jet that crashed in eastern Libya found himself surrounded by curious locals who served him juice and thanked his country for bombing forces loyal to ruler Moammar Gadhafi.

Mar 23, 2011, 14:43 PM IST

A million Libyans need aid; UK, France seek no-fly zone

Britain and France said they were seeking UN authority for a no-fly zone over Libya.

Mar 08, 2011, 12:04 PM IST