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Libyan armed men climb on top of a tank outside the Central Bank, near Benghazi port,
22/10/2015 - LIBYA

UN urges Libyan parties to talk peace despite last-minute glitches

The UN was fighting to help clinch a deal to end the crisis in Libya this week. Envoy Bernardino Leon says further meetings will discuss forming a national unity government in coming days.

French press review 25 August 2015

The press inspects the ravages of China's Black Monday as the crash causes panic and heavy losses in global markets.

French weekly magazines review 16 August 2015

This week’s Marianne profiles cronies of the late Libyan dictator Moamer Kadhafi who the journal believes have many revelations to make about France.
Suspected migrants sit on the ground after being detained in an early morning raid conducted by Libyan security forces in Tripoli, Libya May 18, 2015.
18/05/2015 - Africa - Libya - Eritrea - Europe

EU military mission in Libya won't tackle root causes of migrant crisis

EU foreign ministers agreed on Monday to send naval ships to Libya to target smuggler boats, responsible for bringing thousands of migrants to Europe's doorstep.
Former French interior minister Claude Guéant talks to RFI
08/03/2015 - France

Ex-Sarkozy aide charged with tax evasion in Libya election finance probe

A former French interior minister and key ally of right-wing leader Nicolas Sarkozy has been charged with tax evasion and forgery in a case linked to allegations that Moamer Kadhafi’s Libya ...
Claude Guéant with Nicolas Sarkozy in 2007 in Tripoli with Moamer Kadhafi
06/03/2015 - France - Libya

Former French interior minister Guéant detained over Sarkozy Libya finance allegations

Former French interior minister Claude Guéant was taken into custody on Friday in connection with the alleged financing by Moamer Kadhafi’s Libya of Nicolas Sarkozy’s 2007 ...
Security forces outside the Corinthia hotel in Tripoli last month
17/02/2015 - Report: Italy - Libya

Italy closes Tripoli embassy as Libya marks four years without Kadhafi

Italy closed its embassy in Tripoli and evacuated its citizens as the conflict in the country worsens, as Libyans marked the fourth anniversary of the uprising that toppled Moamer Kadhafi on ...
Jean-Yves Le Drian, French Defence Minister
16/09/2014 - France - Libya

UN must deal with 'terrorist threat' in Libya, French defence minister

French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said on Tuesday that the "terrorist threat" in Libya must be addressed at the upcoming UN General Assembly meeting, alongside the dangers of ...
Ex-President Nicolas Sarkozy at his residence, in Paris, July, 2 2014.
02/07/2014 - France

Sarkozy breaks silence as corruption charges loom

Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy, currently under investigation for alleged corruption and influence peddling, has announced he will go on national radio and TV on Wednesday evening.
Thierry Herzog, former president Nicolas Sarkozy's lawyer
30/06/2014 - France

Sarkozy's lawyer in custody in French corruption probe

Nicolas Sarkozy's lawyer and two magistrates were taken into custody for questioning on Monday in relation to a corruption probe.