- US sanctions head of Libya's Islamist-backed government Updated: Apr-19-16 3:27 pm
WASHINGTON - The United States imposed sanctions on Tuesday on the head of Libya's Islamist-backed government in Tripoli, accusing him of threatening stability in Libya and undermining the new U.N.-brokered unity government.
- Libyan smuggling route grows 1 year after mass drownings Updated: Apr-17-16 9:05 am
When more than 800 people drowned last year on an overcrowded ship bound for Italy's southernmost isle of Lampedusa, the European Union deployed a round-the-clock flotilla that has saved thousands of lives on what remains one of the world's most perilous journeys.
- Key countries back unity government in stabilizing Libya Updated: Apr-07-16 10:21 pm
UNITED NATIONS - Britain, France and Russia on Thursday backed the new U.N.-brokered unity government in Libya and called for international support for its efforts to reunite and stabilize the deeply divided country.