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January 10, 2019 12:19 PM Exclusive: Glencore loses exclusive marketing rights to two Libyan crude grades

LONDON (Reuters) - Trading and mining giant Glencore (GLEN.L) has lost its exclusive marketing rights for two of Libya’s main crude oil export grades after holding those rights since the end of 2015, trading sources with direct knowledge said. China’s Unipec has been allocated three cargoes of that crude in January, according to one of the sources 139

December 22, 2018 5:55 PM Spanish charity Open Arms rescues 311 migrants off Libya

MADRID (Reuters) - Spanish charity Proactiva Open Arms has rescued 311 migrants in the Mediterranean sea off the coast of Libya, it said on Saturday. The migrants will be taken to the Spanish port of Algeciras after the charity’s vessel was refused entry by several European countries, including Malta and Italy. A newborn baby and his mother were taken 93

December 18, 2018 9:19 AM Libya NOC declares force majeure on El Sharara oilfield, El Feel stays open

TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Libya’s National Oil Company (NOC) has declared force majeure on operations at the country’s largest oilfield, El Sharara, a week after the firm announced a contractual waiver on exports from the field following its seizure by militants. Exports from the smaller El Feel oilfield were continuing, field engineers said, as workers had maintained 89

December 18, 2018 2:04 AM US 'bans Yemen mum from visiting dying toddler in California'

The Yemeni mother of a dying boy in California is being prevented from seeing him due to a US ban on visitors from her country, the family says. Two-year-old Abdullah Hassan was born with a brain disease that doctors say he will not survive. His relatives say his mother wants to see him one last time before they take him off life-support. His father 104

December 4, 2018 11:34 AM Fifteen migrants die in boat off Libya, Egyptian survivor says

MISRATA, Libya (Reuters) - Fifteen migrants have died in a boat off the Libyan coast after spending 12 days at sea without food or water, an Egyptian survivor said on Tuesday. The owner of a beach chalet found the migrants washing up on the shore near the city of Misrata and called authorities, who brought them to the Red Crescent relief service and hospitals 86

December 2, 2018 3:07 PM Spain's Andalusia region votes in key test for PM Sanchez

SEVILLE, Spain (Reuters) - Voters went to the polls in Spain’s Andalusia region on Sunday in a first electoral test for Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez, whose minority government has struggled to pass a budget since taking office last summer. The election in Spain’s most populous region, a stronghold for Sanchez’s ruling Socialists for decades, is taking 91

November 21, 2018 1:23 PM Nigeria must not forget value of experience in hunt for AFCON gold

Within a space of three days, Nigeria sealed qualification for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, and then began preparations for the competition with an international friendly against Uganda in Asaba. Failure to qualify for the last two editions of the flagship continental tournament since their 2013 title-winning feat has seen almost an entire generation 63

November 13, 2018 7:41 PM Spotify launches in the Middle East and North Africa

DUBAI (Reuters) - Spotify, the world’s most popular paid music streaming service, officially launched in the Middle East and North Africa on Tuesday. The company said services would now be available in 13 Arab markets, including Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt, and Morocco but not Libya, Iraq, Syria, or Yemen. Spotify has been unofficially 79

November 13, 2018 12:54 PM Turkey withdraws from Libya summit in Italy: vice president

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey has withdrawn from a two-day summit about Libya that is being held in Italy with “deep disappointment”, Turkish Vice President Fuat Oktay told reporters on Tuesday, objecting to what he said was Ankara’s exclusion from some of the talks. “Any meeting which excludes Turkey would prove to be counter-productive for the solution 54

November 12, 2018 2:47 PM Migrants rescued by cargo ship refuse to disembark at Libyan port

MISRATA, Libya (Reuters) - Some 95 migrants picked up by a cargo ship off the Libyan coast have refused to disembark in the western city of Misrata, officials from the United Nations and Libyan coast guard said on Monday. The Libyan coast guard, supported by Italy, has stepped up patrols to stop boats with mainly African migrants from leaving Libyan 73