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      More than 700 migrants feared drowned off Libyan coast

      More than 700 migrants were feared dead following three shipwrecks off the Libyan coast in the past week. The deaths...

    2. May 26, 2016

      Britain poised to intercept traffickers in Libyan waters

      Britain is ready to send Royal Navy warships to Libyan coastal waters to intercept human smugglers and weapons bound...

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    1. FT Photo Diary

      May 25, 2016

      Migrant boat overturns off the coast of Libya

      A picture released by the Italian Navy shows people jumping out of a boat right before it overturns in Canal of Sicily...

    2. May 25, 2016

      Over 500 migrants rescued in capsize

      Rome — A large wooden fishing boat overcrowded with migrants capsized off the coast of Libya, the Italian navy said on...

    3. May 24, 2016

      Iraq struggles to match January’s record oil production

      Iraq is struggling to match January’s record production of 4.8m barrels a day because of maintenance, bad weather and...

    4. Fast FT

      May 20, 2016

      Oil tanker stuck in Libya sets sail after stand-off

      A tanker that had been blocked for several weeks at the port of Marsa al-Hariga in eastern Libya, in a stand-off over...

    5. May 19, 2016

      Weapons only part of challenge to unify Libya

      Transforming Libya’s warring militias into a national army that can take on Isis was never going to be easy but...

    6. May 17, 2016

      Why inaction in Libya will be costly

      There are many reasons why sending more weapons to Libya might seem a bad idea. This may, however, be one of those...

    7. May 16, 2016

      World powers agree to arm Libyan government

      The US and other world powers agreed on Monday to support sending arms to the internationally recognised Libyan...

    8. Fast FT

      May 16, 2016

      Treasury discloses Saudi Arabia's US debt holdings

      Saudi Arabia has emerged as one of the biggest holders of US government debt, according to data released on Monday by...

    9. Brussels Blog

      May 16, 2016

      Brussels briefing: the measure of migration

      Welcome to Monday’s edition of our daily Brussels Briefing. To receive it every morning in your email in-box, sign up...

    10. May 15, 2016

      Fears rise of threat from Boko Haram-Isis collaboration

      West African leaders and their western allies warned that the threat posed by Boko Haram in Nigeria and neighbouring...

    11. Fast FT

      May 12, 2016

      IEA: Oil demand greater than expected in Q1

      Stronger demand growth and global supply outages are helping to move the oil market closer towards balance, even as...

    12. May 11, 2016

      Oil catapulted high as US stockpiles surprise

      Oil prices jumped on Wednesday lifted by a surprise decline in US crude stocks and news of another supply outage in...

    13. May 10, 2016

      Political rivalry puts Libya’s oil lifeline at risk

      The struggle between Libya’s rival governments is posing a threat to already diminished oil exports and its economic...

    14. Fast FT

      May 5, 2016

      Oil price rises as Canada wildfire disrupts supply

      Oil moved higher on Thursday as investors focused on the latest supply disruption. West Texas Intermediate, the US oil...

    15. May 4, 2016

      Niger asks EU for €1bn to stem migrant flow

      Niger is asking Europe for €1bn to stem the flow of people from other African countries through its vast desert...

    16. April 28, 2016

      Libya regime’s oil group defiant after UN oil ban

      Eastern Libya’s self-declared National Oil Company has vowed to sell crude in defiance of the UN, which on Wednesday...

    17. April 26, 2016

      Malta turns back illegal Libya oil tanker

      Malta has refused entry to an oil tanker loaded with 650,000 barrels of crude shipped by the government in eastern...

    18. April 22, 2016

      US and UK determined to stop Isis building ‘stronghold’ in Libya

      The US and UK are both “desperately” keen to ensure the new Libyan government of national unity succeeds, Barack Obama...

    19. April 20, 2016

      Hundreds of migrants feared dead after Mediterranean shipwreck

      More than 500 migrants were feared dead after a shipwreck in the Mediterranean Sea, the UN said, in what would be the...

    20. April 20, 2016

      US imposes sanctions on Libya’s Khalifa Ghwell

      The US has imposed sanctions on the leader of an Islamist-allied government that has ruled part of Libya for the past...

    21. April 19, 2016

      No plan to send British combat troops to Libya, Hammond insists

      Philip Hammond sought to reassure sceptical Conservative MPs as he insisted that there were no plans for British troops...

    22. April 18, 2016

      EU set to upgrade naval mission in Mediterranean

      Europe’s governments signalled they are ready to expand the role of an EU naval mission in the Mediterranean, as the...

    23. Fast FT

      April 18, 2016

      Oil: what the analysts are saying. (Spoiler: watch Kuwait)

      Oil prices have slipped following news that there won’t be an output freeze by the world’s biggest producers after...

    24. Fast FT

      April 18, 2016

      FirstFT - Justice for Palmyra

      Here’s a taste of today’s FirstFT email. You can sign up to receive it here. Brazil congress votes to impeach Rousseff...

    25. April 16, 2016

      Oil producers’ Doha summit: what you need to know

      Some of the world’s biggest oil producers will meet in the Qatari capital of Doha this Sunday to thrash out a deal to...

    26. April 15, 2016

      IMF agrees $2.8bn bailout for Tunisia

      The International Monetary Fund has successfully concluded negotiations for a $2.8bn bailout for Tunisia, the latest in...

    27. April 12, 2016

      Libyan businesses look to new leaders for economic revival

      Business people in Libya have had to endure fractured government, warring militias and a growing threat from Isis. But...

    28. April 12, 2016

      What Arab youth thinks of Isis

      The rise of Isis is the Middle East’s greatest challenge in the eyes of young Arabs who identify a lack of jobs as the...

    29. FT Alphaville

      April 8, 2016

      Markets Live: Friday, 8th April, 2016

      This Markets Live session ended at 12:03 on 8 Apr 2016. Participants in this session were: Bryce Elder BEHello, hey,...

    30. April 6, 2016

      Libya’s unity government consolidates its hold in Tripoli

      A week after it arrived in Tripoli, Libya’s UN-backed unity government appears to be consolidating its power in the...

    31. Brussels Blog

      April 5, 2016

      Brussels briefing: Beached in Italy

      Welcome to Tuesday’s edition of our daily Brussels Briefing. To receive it every morning in your email in-box, sign up...

    32. March 31, 2016

      Unity government enters Tripoli in bid to end stand-off with Islamist-allied rivals

      Talks have started in Tripoli, the Libyan capital, to enable a handover of power to a UN-brokered unity government. Its...

    33. Brussels Blog

      March 21, 2016

      Brussels Blog: Will it work?

      Welcome to the Monday edition of our daily Brussels Briefing. To receive it every morning in your email in-box, sign up...

    34. March 20, 2016

      Isis in Libya: Stoking conflict

      The plumes of black smoke from Es Sider and Ras Lanuf could be seen from space — a black marker of Isis’ destructive...

    35. Brussels Blog

      March 17, 2016

      Auditors slam EU migration spending

      Brussels has turned on the financial taps to fix the refugee crisis. €700m for Greece. €1.8bn for African countries. In...

    36. The World

      March 14, 2016

      Ten points about the Obama doctrine

      The Atlantic magazine’s article on “The Obama Doctrine” has caused ripples all over the world, because of the frankness...

    37. March 11, 2016

      Obama laments fallout from Libya on White House foreign policy

      The military campaign to topple Muammer Gaddafi in 2011 was Barack Obama’s own intervention, the one time he embraced a...

    38. The World

      March 11, 2016

      Obama, Cameron and the Libya blame game

        What are we to make of President Barack Obama’s on-the-record criticism of the role of UK Prime Minister David...

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