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    1. February 12, 2016

      Hillary Clinton shifts tactics in debate with Bernie Sanders

      After a brutal defeat in New Hampshire, Hillary Clinton is shifting tactics to attack Bernie Sanders as “a single issue...

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      Libya warns shipowners over oil deals

      Libya’s national oil company has warned shipowners of “unauthorised” attempts by rival factions to export crude, in...

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    1. February 4, 2016

      Europe’s ports vulnerable as ships sail without oversight

      As Europe’s politicians struggle to control a deepening migrant crisis and staunch the rising threat of Islamist...

    2. January 29, 2016

      Justice ministry lost £1m on cancelled commercial venture

      The Ministry of Justice lost more than a million pounds on a commercial venture that sold consultancy and training to...

    3. January 28, 2016

      US eyes new campaign in Libya against Isis

      The US is considering a new campaign of military action in Libya against Isis, the Pentagon said on Wednesday, amid...

    4. Fast FT

      January 27, 2016

      Brazil suffers biggest drop in corruption index

      It may be difficult to believe, given an official report suggesting President Vladimir Putin probably authorised the...

    5. Fast FT

      January 26, 2016

      And another: Credit Suisse cuts its oil forecast

      Oil bears, form an orderly queue. The latest bank to warn clients to brace for persistently droopy prices: Credit...

    6. January 25, 2016

      Libya’s unity government rejected by Tobruq

      Libya’s internationally recognised parliament on Monday voted to reject a UN-brokered plan for a unity government that...

    7. January 24, 2016

      War and strife have cost Libya $68bn in lost oil revenues

      Libya has forgone more than $68bn in potential oil revenues since 2013 amid a power struggle between rival factions...

    8. January 19, 2016

      UK aware Libyan rebels included ‘extremist elements’

      The UK was aware there were probably “extremist elements” within the Libyan rebel forces it helped to fight Muammer...

    9. January 19, 2016

      Libyan factions announce national unity government

      Rival Libyan factions meeting in Tunisia announced the formation of a national unity government on Tuesday aimed at...

    10. January 11, 2016

      Libya reaches most critical juncture since Gaddafi’s fall

      Libya’s descent into violence and instability over the past 18 months has brought a collapse in the country’s oil...

    11. January 7, 2016

      Bombing in Libya highlights need for political pact to resist Isis

      An attack that left dozens dead on the Libyan coast on Thursday has raised the pressure for the formation of a national...

    12. January 5, 2016

      Oil trading houses tweak old playbook in market rout

      In the words of Glencore chief executive Ivan Glasenberg, the world’s largest trading houses had a “blowout” year in...

    13. January 5, 2016

      Libya appeals for help in resisting Isis attack on oil facilities

      Libya’s National Oil Company made a desperate appeal for help on Tuesday after Isis fighters clashed with forces...

    14. The Exchange

      January 5, 2016

      Saudi clash with Iran rashly complicates Mideast affairs

      Even before the rash decision to execute the Shia cleric Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr, the Middle East was being riven by failed...

    15. December 23, 2015

      The age of chivalry can show us how to help today’s refugees

      The refugee crisis has defined the year now drawing to a close. Finding a solution to it will be one the urgent...

    16. December 22, 2015

      Oil benchmarks converge as low price stalls US output

      Prices of the world’s two main oil benchmarks became equal on Tuesday, reflecting different paths for crude supplied...

    17. December 20, 2015

      Year in a word: Refugee

      noun — A person seeking refuge in a foreign country to escape from the threat of war or persecution; often accused of...

    18. December 20, 2015

      Clinton and Democrats pounce on Trump in debate

      Hillary Clinton and her Democratic White House rivals clashed sharply on Saturday on issues from Isis and Syria to the...

    19. December 17, 2015

      Rival Libyan factions to form government of national unity

      Delegates from Libya’s rival factions on Thursday signed a UN-mediated agreement to form a government of national unity...

    20. December 13, 2015

      Rome deal steps up pressure on Libyan rivals

      Top diplomatic powers endorsed a peace deal for Libya on Sunday aimed at the development of a national unity government...

    21. December 11, 2015

      Tony Blair says he urged Gaddafi to quit ahead of air strikes

      Tony Blair has told MPs he made “two or three” attempts to persuade Muammer Gaddafi to relinquish power before the UK...

    22. December 11, 2015

      What is at stake in Libya talks?

      Italy will this weekend launch a high-level diplomatic push to reach a deal in Libya to end the insecurity that has...

    23. December 8, 2015

      Italy and US launch Libya peace push amid fears on Isis expansion

      Italy and the US are launching one of the most aggressive diplomatic efforts yet to end the civil war in Libya amid...

    24. December 3, 2015

      How China trimmed its Opec dependence

      China has trimmed its dependence on some of the world’s biggest oil suppliers, with the market oversupply helping...

    25. December 2, 2015

      Syria vote: MPs who back air strikes haunted by past misadventures

      The majority of Conservative MPs will support the prime minister’s motion to extend RAF air strikes against Isis in...

    26. Westminster Blog

      December 2, 2015

      UK votes to back Syria air strikes - as it happened

      This Live Blog session closed at 23:07 on 2 Dec 2015. The House of Commons has voted to extend air strikes against Isis...

    27. November 30, 2015

      Vitol close to deal with Libya oil group

      Vitol, the world’s biggest independent oil trader, is closing in on a deal with the national oil company of Libya to...

    28. November 20, 2015

      Glencore strikes oil deal with Libyan company

      Glencore, the commodity trader and miner, has secured a deal with Libya’s state-owned oil company to help it find...

    29. November 19, 2015

      Libyan man arrested over 1984 Yvonne Fletcher killing

      A Libyan man in his 50s has been arrested in connection with the killing of Yvonne Fletcher 31 years ago after evidence...

    30. November 14, 2015

      US strike targets Isis leader in Libya

      The US has expanded its military campaign against Isis with an air strike that the Pentagon says killed the leading...

    31. November 14, 2015

      Paris attacks fuel EU migration debate

      Hours after the shooting stopped in Paris, France’s worst-ever terrorist attack began to reverberate on Europe’s vexed...

    32. November 9, 2015

      UK Supreme Court to rule on Libya rendition and torture claims

      The UK’s highest court is this week determining whether allegations made about the torture and illegal rendition of a...

    33. November 5, 2015

      Egypt crash: Who is Sinai Province?

      The militant group Sinai Province says it downed Russia’s Metrojet A321 airliner, which crashed on Saturday in Egypt’s...

    34. October 23, 2015

      Clinton defies Republican criticism over Benghazi attack

      Hillary Clinton, the former US secretary of state who is running for president, faced heavy criticism on Thursday from...

    35. The World

      October 22, 2015

      Clinton faces Benghazi hearing: As it happened

      This Live Blog session closed at 21:35 on 22 Oct 2015. Hillary Clinton faced her next big challenge in her quest for...

    36. The World

      October 9, 2015

      Tunisia's Nobel victory helps to keep hopes alive

      Tunisia is a small country with a population of just less than 11m. But it has played a big role in the upheavals that...

    37. October 9, 2015

      UN proposes unity government for Libya

      The United Nations has proposed a new unity government for Libya, after months of mediation between rival...

    38. Nick Butler

      October 5, 2015

      Oil and the tinder box of Iran-Saudi rivalry

      Oil prices are now 50 per cent lower than they were a year ago, and less than 40 per cent of their peak in 2012....

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