Muammar Gaddafi

News24.com | Libyan coast guard rescues some 160 Europe-bound migrants

Libya's coast guard says it has intercepted about 160 Europe-bound African migrants, including dozens of children and women, in the Mediterranean Sea …

Africa

Libya ghost town: Residents of Tawergha return home

About 35,000 Tawerghans are living in camps across Libya since rebels captured the town in August 2011.<p>Seven years after the start of the Libyan conflict, people from one town are finally able to return home.<p>Residents of Tawergha were forced out after being accused of killing rebels who supported …

Middle East

Historic deal ends conflict between Libya's Misrata and Tawergha

After seven years, thousands of people could return to their homes after reconciliation deal between two feuding communities.<p>Thousands of people could return to their homes in Libya after a reconciliation deal between two feuding communities. People living in Tawergha were accused of supporting …

Middle East

Trump seeks to placate Kim Jong Un over uncertain US-North Korea summit

WASHINGTON, May 17 (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump sought on Thursday to placate North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un after Pyongyang threatened to scrap an unprecedented summit, saying Kim's security would be guaranteed in any deal and his country would not suffer the fate of Muammar Gaddafi's …

North Korea

Libya: Amazighs demand language be recognized in constitution

Around a half-million Amazighs live in Libya, but their language was banned by Gaddafi and now they want it protected by Libya's new constitution.<p>An ethnic group in Libya is fighting for official recognition of their language which was banned during the 40-year rule of Muammar Gaddafi.<p>The interim …

Middle East

Amazon In Talks For ‘Sandstorm’ Series On Libyan Dictator Muammar Gaddafi

<b>EXCLUSIVE</b>: Amazon is in talks to develop <i>Sandstorm</i>, a series about notorious Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi, who seized power in a coup at the age of …

Africa

Welcome to Life Beyond Kim

Opacity is North Korea’s calling card, so much so that the only confirmation of the supreme leader’s birth date is the word of his aunt, a defector …

North Korea

Andrzej Krauze on Nicolas Sarkozy and Libya – cartoon

France,Nicolas Sarkozy,Libya,Muammar Gaddafi,Africa,Europe,Middle East and North Africa,World news<p>Sarkozy, the former French president, faces a trial over allegations of bribery and accepting illegal campaign donations from Muammar Gaddafi

Nicolas Sarkozy

John Bolton to Kim Jong Un: Give Up Your Nukes Like Gaddafi Did—Before We Killed Him

Trump’s incoming national security adviser is sending the exact wrong message to Pyongyang. Maybe because deep down he really wants to bomb it.<p>So, …

North Korea

French Ex-President Sarkozy Charged With Taking Libya Campaign Cash

Former French President <b>Nicolas Sarkozy</b> is charged in an investigation of claims he accepted millions in illegal campaign cash from Libya. Magistrates …

Nicolas Sarkozy

Sarkozy says ‘no evidence’ against him in Libya funding probe

Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy has told investigators that allegations he received campaign funding from late Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi are making his life "hell", a French newspaper reported on Thursday.<p>Conservative daily Le Figaro published a lengthy account of Sarkozy’s purported …

European News

John Bolton As National Security Advisor Damages Prospects Of A North Korea Deal

One of the guys who brought you the war in Iraq, and a man who remains enamored with regime change, is now Trump's top foreign policy advisor.<p>Justin …

Military

French Ex-President Sarkozy Charged Over Alleged Libyan Election Cash

Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy has been charged with corruption and illegal campaign financing over allegations his 2007 election campaign …

News (U.S.)

Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy charged for taking illegal campaign funding from Muammar Gaddafi

<b>Paris:</b> Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy was handed preliminary charges on Wednesday over allegations he accepted millions of euros in illegal …

Nicolas Sarkozy

Sarkozy faces second day of questioning in Libyan funds case

PARIS, March 21 (Reuters) - Nicolas Sarkozy faced a second day of questioning on Wednesday by investigators who are questioning the French former president about allegations that late Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi funded his 2007 election campaign.<p>Sarkozy was seen by a Reuters photographer leaving …

North Africa

Ex-French president Nicolas Sarkozy held over claims that he received campaign funding from Muammar Gaddafi

<b>Paris:</b> Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy was taken into custody on Tuesday in connection with allegations that he received millions of euros in …

Nicolas Sarkozy

French Ex-President Sarkozy in Custody Over Gaddafi Donation Claims

Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy was in police custody Tuesday morning, facing questions surrounding allegations that he benefited from Libyan …

News (U.S.)

Former French president denies taking donations from Libyan dictator

Former President of France Nicolas Sarkozy is in police custody after judges summoned him for questioning about allegations that he received €50 …

François Hollande

Gaddafi’s Ghost Takes Revenge as France’s Ex-President Sarkozy Detained for Questioning

The late Libyan strongman may have pumped millions into Sarkozy’s campaign coffers in 2006, but five years later, France led the mission to bring …

Africa

Putin’s Re-Election Ensures 6 More Years of Rocky Relations

Russia’s presidential election on Sunday gave Vladimir Putin six more years in power. Given that U.S. and Western-Russian relations are virtually …

Russia

Former French president Sarkozy held over Gaddafi cash inquiry

© Reuters. A French policeman stands guard in front of the entrance of the judiciary police offices in Nanterre<p>By Brian Love and Emmanuel Jarry<p>PARIS …

North Africa

If Kim Jong Un gets rid of his nukes, he's basically signing his own death warrant

AP Photo/Wong Maye-E<p><b>North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has unilaterally decided to discuss denuclearization with the US, but seriously pursuing that</b> …

North Korea

Go back to a time when Iron Eagle made America great again

<i>With Run The Series,</i> The A.V. Club <i>examines film franchises, studying how they change and evolve with each new installment.</i><p>No matter how niche or …

Allahu Akbar

EU aims to step up help to Libya coastguards on migrant patrols

* Naval mission aims to train up to 500 by end of 2018<p>* Monitoring trained Libyan coastguards from sea, air<p>* Commander says impossible to block import of dinghies<p>By Aidan Lewis<p>TUNIS, March 15 (Reuters) - The European Union wants to rapidly expand training of Libyan coastguards to stem migrant flows …

North Africa

Jeremy Scahill on Trump’s Cabinet Shake-up, the Mueller Probe & the Iraq War 15 Years Later

<b>AMY GOODMAN:</b> This is <i>Democracy Now!</i>, democracynow.org, <i>The War and Peace Report</i>. I’m Amy Goodman, as we continue with Part 2 of our conversation with …

Kim Jong-un

Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy detained over accusations he accepted €50 million in campaign funds from Muammar Gaddafi

Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy was placed in custody on Tuesday as part of an investigation that he received millions of euros in illegal …

World News

It's Not Just Mike Pompeo's Views on North Korea That Make a Deal With Kim Jong Un Unlikely

Donald Trump’s decision on Tuesday to replace Secretary of State Rex Tillerson with CIA chief Mike Pompeo caught the world by surprise, and injected …

North Korea

Libya migrants: Smuggling network arrest warrants issued

<b>Libya has issued 205 arrest warrants for Libyans and foreigners suspected of being involved in a smuggling network for migrants heading to Europe.</b><p>They include accusations of human trafficking, torture, murder and rape.<p>The Libyan attorney general's office said the network included members of the …

World News

Meeting with Kim Jong-un could be a good thing, but Trump will probably mess it up

Donald Trump loves to shake things up and do what presidents before him were unwilling to do, which is the simplest explanation for why he has …

North Korea

How unstable is Libya's oil production?

© Reuters. A general view of the El Sharara oilfield, Libya<p>By Aidan Lewis<p>TUNIS (Reuters) - Two of Libya's largest oilfields with combined production …

Commodities