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More Than 120 Boat Refugees Feared Drowned Off Libya
[Radio Dabanga] Geneva -More than 120 refugees, mostly from Sudan and Nigeria, are feared to have drowned in the Mediterranean after a boat sank off the Libyan coast on Friday, UNHCR reported on World Refugee Day.
Another Batch of 175 Nigerians Return From Libya
[Premium Times] Another batch of 175 Nigerians voluntarily returned from Libya on Tuesday aboard a chartered Nouvelair aircraft with registration number TS-INA.
126 Refugees Feared Dead After Shipwreck Off Libya - IOM
[Al Jazeera] At least 126 refugees are feared to have drowned in the Mediterranean Sea after the motor of their boat was stolen, causing it to sink, the United Nations' migration agency has said.
More Than 120 Migrants Missing, Feared Drowned, Off Libyan Coast
[Deutsche Welle] According to survivors, the migrants were stranded at sea after traffickers stole their boat's motor. If confirmed, the deaths will bring the number of migrants killed in the Mediterranean to nearly 2,000 this year.
CAPS United Take On Libyan Side in Tunisia
[New Zimbabwe] Zimbabwe champions Caps United are targeting to reclaim second position in Group B of the 2017 African Champions League when they take on Libya's Al Ahly Tripoli in Tunisia Wednesday.
Efforts Under Way to Rescue African Migrants Held for Ransom in Libya
[VOA] The International Organization for Migration reports efforts are ongoing to rescue around 200 migrants, from Somalia and Ethiopia, who have been kidnapped in Libya and are being held for ransom.
No Limit' to Cruelty of Traffickers, Says UN Agency, As Video Surfaces of Abused Migrants in Libya
[UN News] Two United Nations agencies have voiced 'deep concern' for the safety of hundreds of migrants and refugees - including many children - held captive by smugglers or criminal gangs at an unknown location in Libya after videos showing their abuse was posted on Facebook.
Call to Surrender Saif Al-Islam Gaddafi to ICC
[HRW] Beirut -The authorities vying for legitimacy as Libya's government should take all feasible steps to facilitate the surrender Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, a son of Muammar Gaddafi, to the International Criminal Court (ICC), Human Rights Watch said today. Independent international observers have not seen or heard from Gaddafi since June 2014, and do not know his current whereabouts.
Mr. Magafe, the Libyan Warlord Who Feeds On Immigrants
[Dalsan Radio] Somalis are very good at nicknaming things and even people. The name Magafe literally means the one who never misses in Somali and that is what Somalis use to describe a Libyan warlord who has made a business out of kidnapping poor immigrants heading to Europe via the Sahara desert.
Dreams of Europe Dashed, Senegalese Migrants Fly Home From Libya 'Hell
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -Hundreds of Senegalese migrants have been flown home in the past week, saying their dreams of a new life in Europe were dashed after they crossed the Sahara desert only to endure the 'hell' of imprisonment in Libya.
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