U.S. bombers strike Islamic State militants in Libya: defense officials
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U.S. bombers strike Islamic State militants in Libya: defense officials

WASHINGTON Jan 19 (Reuters) – U.S. B-2 bombers carried out air strikes against Islamic State camps outside of Sirte, Libya on Wednesday night, two U.S. defense officials said…

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U.S. strikes in Libya kill more than 80 Islamic State fighters
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U.S. strikes in Libya kill more than 80 Islamic State fighters

WASHINGTON Jan 19 (Reuters) – A U.S. military strikes in Libya on Wednesday night have killed more than 80 fighters from the Islamic State, some of whom were…

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UPDATE 3-U.S. strikes in Libya kill more than 80 Islamic State fighters
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UPDATE 3-U.S. strikes in Libya kill more than 80 Islamic State fighters

WASHINGTON Jan 19 (Reuters) – More than 80 Islamic State militants, some of whom were believed to be plotting attacks in Europe, died in U.S. air strikes on…

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Two weeks into 2017, Mediterranean migrant deaths rise on last year
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Two weeks into 2017, Mediterranean migrant deaths rise on last year

GENEVA Jan 17 (Reuters) – At least 219 migrants and refugees are believed to have drowned in the Mediterranean already this year, more than double than during the…

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UPDATE 1-Former Yara legal chief sentenced to 7 years for corruption
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UPDATE 1-Former Yara legal chief sentenced to 7 years for corruption

(Adds quote from verdict) OSLO Jan 17 (Reuters) – A Norwegian appeals court sentenced the former chief legal officer of fertiliser-maker Yara International, Kendrick Wallace, to seven years…

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Med Crude-Urals diffs stable, Caspian CPC Blend bid higher
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Med Crude-Urals diffs stable, Caspian CPC Blend bid higher

MOSCOW Dec 28 (Reuters) – Urals crude oil price differentials to dated Brent were stable on Wednesday in thin trade after the Christmas holidays, while Caspian CPC Blend…

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SPECIAL REPORT-They escaped Islamic State. But their horror hasn’t ended.
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SPECIAL REPORT-They escaped Islamic State. But their horror hasn’t ended.

SIRTE, Libya Dec 14 (Reuters) – One mild morning in October, when the roar of fighter jets over Sirte had died down and the crackle of gunfire had…

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EU leaders seek more vessels for Libyan coastguard
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EU leaders seek more vessels for Libyan coastguard

BRUSSELS Dec 14 (Reuters) – European Union leaders will on Thursday call for more vessels for the Libyan coastguard to help it prevent migrants leaving its shores for…

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Bosnia to expel hundreds of foreign property owners amid tax probe
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Bosnia to expel hundreds of foreign property owners amid tax probe

SARAJEVO Dec 14 (Reuters) – Bosnia will expel more than 300 foreigners, most from the Gulf, as illegal residents after they bought property for investment that they may…

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RPT-ANALYSIS-No respite for Libya after Islamic State driven from coastal city
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RPT-ANALYSIS-No respite for Libya after Islamic State driven from coastal city

Fighters from the armed groups that defeated the jihadists feted the end of a punishing six-month battle by flying Libyan flags over the Mediterranean city, once known mainly…

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