Tag Archives: Libya

BlackBerry to buy rival Good Technology for $425 million

By Allison Martell TORONTO (Reuters) – Canada's BlackBerry Ltd said on Friday it will buy rival mobile software provider Good Technology Corp for $425 million, to boost its ability to…

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Libyan drownings, lorry of corpses drive up migrant toll

By Karin Strohecker & Ahmed Elumami EISENSTADT, Austria/TRIPOLI (Reuters) – Austria said on Friday 71 refugees, including a baby girl, were found dead in an abandoned freezer truck, while Libya…

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Hundreds Feared Dead As Migrant Boat Sinks

Up to 200 people are feared dead after a boat carrying around 400 migrants capsized off the Libyan coast, officials have said. Many of the migrants appeared to have been…

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Bomb in Thai capital kills 16, wounds 81

By Amy Sawitta Lefevre & Andrew R.C. Marshall BANGKOK (Reuters) – A bomb planted at one of the Thai capital's most renowned shrines on Monday killed 16 people, including three…

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Libya government calls for Arab airstrikes against IS

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Libya's internationally recognized government appealed to Arab countries to carry out airstrikes against the local Islamic State affiliate which is expanding its hold on the coastal…

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Sara Bareilles' musical 'Waitress' to arrive on Broadway

NEW YORK (AP) — The Sara Bareilles musical "Waitress" has found a booth on Broadway. Producers Barry & Fran Weissler said Thursday that the adaptation of the 2007 film starring…

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Coca-Cola Controversy: Is Exercising More or Eating Less Better for Weight Loss?

Coca-Cola has given a million dollars to a new research organization that has pushed a message that lack of exercise is a bigger factor in the obesity epidemic than is…

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Italian police: Migrant survivors say 200 died in shipwreck

ROME (AP) — Survivors of a migrant boat that capsized off Libya as rescuers approached told investigators their smugglers used violence to keep people in the vessel's hold, increasing fears…

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U.N. to host Libya talks Monday in push for unity government

By Louis Charbonneau & Ayman al-Warfalli UNITED NATIONS/BENGHAZI, Libya (Reuters) – The United Nations will convene a new round of Libya talks on Monday in Geneva in a push to…