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  • Missing Clinton emails likely to raise new questions story has photos
    Updated: Jun-26-15 5:18 pm

    WASHINGTON - The State Department cannot find in its records all or part of 15 work-related emails from Hillary Rodham Clinton's private server that were released this week by a House panel investigating the 2012 attack in Benghazi, Libya, officials said.

  • House panel on Benghazi attack releases more emails 
    Updated: Jun-22-15 4:01 pm

    WASHINGTON - Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton received hundreds of pages of emails about Libya from a longtime confidant, including both publicly available and unconfirmed material from sources about the cause of the 2012 attack on the U.S. diplomatic outpost in Benghazi that killed four Americans.

  • Tunisia: Kidnapped diplomats in Libya freed 
    Updated: Jun-19-15 5:19 pm

    TUNIS, Tunisia - Ten Tunisian diplomats seized by Libyan gunmen linked to the Tripoli government have been released and flew home, Tunisia's foreign minister said Friday, while denying that they had been traded for a militia leader.

  • EU to launch operation against Libya's migrant smugglers 
    Updated: Jun-19-15 8:58 am

    BRUSSELS - The European Union will move ahead beginning next week on a plan to disrupt the business model of human traffickers in the Mediterranean Sea, diplomats said Friday.

  • UN urges Libyan rivals to accept power-sharing peace deal 
    Updated: Jun-17-15 7:22 pm

    UNITED NATIONS - The U.N. Security Council urged all Libyan parties Wednesday to accept a peace deal that requires the internationally recognized government to share power with rival Islamists who control the capital.

  • Report alleges widespread abuses, torture in Libyan prisons 
    Updated: Jun-17-15 12:59 pm

    TRIPOLI, Libya - A report by Human Rights Watch alleges torture and abuse are rampant in prisons under the control of Libya's internationally recognized government and allied forces in the country's east.

  • Democrats urge Gowdy to release Clinton confidant transcript story has photos
    Updated: Jun-17-15 12:55 pm

    WASHINGTON - Democrats on a House panel investigating the deadly attacks in Benghazi, Libya, called Wednesday for the release of a deposition transcript of a longtime confidant of Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton.

  • IOM: 30 more people die crossing Niger to Libya 
    Updated: Jun-16-15 8:55 am

    DAKAR, Senegal - Officials say 30 more people have been found dead after they attempted to cross the Sahara desert in Niger.

  • Uncertainty over US strike against al-Qaida leader in Libya story has photos
    Updated: Jun-15-15 5:15 pm

    CAIRO - Pentagon officials say they believe they hit their target - the one-eyed, al-Qaida-linked commander who led a deadly attack on an Algerian gas facility in 2013. But uncertainty still surrounds the U.S. airstrike in eastern Libya, and whether Mokhtar Belmokhtar was actually among the militants said to have been killed in the bombing.

  • French president in Algeria discusses terrorism, economy 
    Updated: Jun-15-15 1:39 pm

    ALGIERS, Algeria - French President Francois Hollande made a seven-hour visit to Algeria on Monday for talks on security issues, calling the fight against terrorism a "common battle."

  • US Air Force chief confirms Libya raid, awaiting results 
    Updated: Jun-15-15 10:14 am

    PARIS - The U.S. Air Force chief on Monday confirmed weekend airstrikes targeting an extremist leader linked to al-Qaida, and said the results of the raid were still being studied.

  • US airstrike targets al-Qaida-linked militant in Libya story has photos
    Updated: Jun-14-15 9:48 pm

    WASHINGTON - The U.S military launched weekend airstrikes targeting and likely killing an al-Qaida-linked militant leader in eastern Libya who has been charged with leading the attack on a gas plant in Algeria in 2013 that killed at least 35 hostages, including three Americans.

  • Attackers seize 10 employees at Tunisian consulate in Libya 
    Updated: Jun-12-15 12:08 pm

    TUNIS, Tunisia - An armed militia stormed into the Tunisian general consulate in Libya's capital on Friday, taking 10 employees hostage, officials said.

  • Pope tells Putin: 'Sincere' peace efforts needed for Ukraine story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Jun-10-15 10:20 pm

    VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis encouraged Russian President Vladimir Putin to engage in "sincere" international efforts aimed at bringing peace to Ukraine as the two men met privately at the Vatican on Wednesday.

  • Libyan rivals urged to agree quick power-sharing deal 
    Updated: Jun-10-15 12:27 pm

    BERLIN - Libya's rival factions faced strong pressure to agree quickly to a power-sharing deal for the fractured North African country as they met Wednesday in Berlin with officials from world powers.

  • Italian doctor held hostage in Libya is freed after 5 months 
    Updated: Jun-09-15 2:17 pm

    ROME - Italian officials say an Italian doctor kidnapped in Libya in January has been freed.

  • UN presents Libyans with latest draft proposal for unity 
    Updated: Jun-08-15 6:14 pm

    SKHIRAT, Morocco - The U.N. representative to Libya reconvened delegations from Libya's rival governments on Monday to present the latest draft proposal for a unity government that is increasingly being presented as the war-torn country's last chance for stability.

  • Aviators honored at annual 'Gathering of Eagles' in Alabama 
    Updated: Jun-05-15 9:06 pm

    MONTGOMERY, Alabama - As one of the nation's famed Red Tail fighters during World War II, Capt. Roscoe C. Brown Jr. would not let racial segregation stop him from becoming a historic Tuskegee Airman.

  • Western countries seek sanctions on 2 Libyans impeding peace 
    Updated: Jun-04-15 8:01 pm

    UNITED NATIONS - The United States, Britain, France and Spain have asked the U.N. Security Council to impose sanctions on two Libyans undermining peace efforts to send a signal ahead of new talks on June 8 "that spoilers of the political process will not be tolerated."

  • House GOP moves to punish State Dept. over Benghazi delays story has photos
    Updated: Jun-02-15 4:25 pm

    WASHINGTON - Following through on a threat, House Republicans on Tuesday proposed cutting the State Department's budget to protest its slow response in producing documents related to the investigation of the terrorist attacks in Benghazi, Libya.