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Libya peace plan : UN urges parties to act

Stressing that 18 months of violence has only led Libya down a path of death, displacement and destruction, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urged all parties to put aside their differences and act on the draft peace plan they have…

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Libya UN peace talks

The United Nations envoy facilitating efforts to restore peace in Libya said  that real progress was being made as the participants wrapped-up the latest round of the political dialogue process, which has been taking place in Geneva, it was reported…

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Internal displacement doubles in Libya

According to the United Nations refugee agency, the number of people displaced within Libya has almost doubled from an estimated 230,000 last September to more than 434,000 amid escalating fighting this year in different parts of the crisis-gripped North-African country,…

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World Bank gives $5 billion for electricity

The World Bank Group today committed $5 billion in new technical and financial support for energy projects in six African countries– Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, Nigeria, and Tanzania—which have partnered with President Obama’s Power Africa initiative. Making the announcement on…

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Libya: a case of victor’s justice?

If the International Criminal Court allows the current Libyan government to try members of the former regime, the Court would be complicit in the revenge of the new regime against the old, argues Thomas Obel Hansen.  Legal scholars are fiercely…

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