East Libya group declares self-government

Proof of growing pressure for planned new constitution to adopt a federal structure

Tripoli, Libya: The leader of a political group in Libya’s oil-rich Cyrenaica province declared it a self-governing region in a speech on Saturday, evidence of growing pressure for a planned new constitution to adopt a federal structure.

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France calls for ‘special effort’ on Libya

May 29 2013 at 02:03pm
By Abdoulaye Massalatchi

Niamey – France urged African nations on Tuesday to make a concerted effort to tackle a growing Islamist threat in the deserts of southern Libya.

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