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Amnesty accuses EU of complicity in Libya migrant abuse

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 23:10:19 GMT2017-12-11T23:10:19Z

BRUSSELS (AP) -- European Union countries are complicit in the abuse of migrants held in Libya, Amnesty International said in a report released Tuesday that accused the EU of turning a blind eye to allegedly brutal tactics of the Libyan coast guard and dangerous detention facilities....

Germany's Siemens to build 2 power plants in Libya

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 11:18:10 GMT2017-12-11T11:18:10Z

BERLIN (AP) -- Germany's Siemens says it has signed contracts worth some 700 million euros ($824 million) to build two gas-powered electricity plants in Libya....

Hundreds of West African migrants return home from Libya

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 11:46:05 GMT2017-12-08T11:46:05Z

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) -- Hundreds of West African migrants who had been stranded in Libya are returning home as worried governments repatriate them amid outrage over slave auctions....

UN condemns 'heinous' sale of migrants in Libya as slaves

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 20:02:35 GMT2017-12-07T20:02:35Z

UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The U.N. Security Council on Thursday condemned the sale of African migrants into slavery in Libya as "heinous abuses of human rights" that may constitute crimes against humanity....

Germany urges Libya to improve refugee camp conditions

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 16:23:33 GMT2017-12-07T16:23:33Z

BERLIN (AP) -- German Chancellor Angela Merkel is urging Libya to work to improve conditions for hundreds of thousands of migrants living in camps in the North African nation, and to improve access for international aid organizations to the facilities....

Watchdog says Muslim Sufi shrines in Libya face more attacks

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 11:38:13 GMT2017-12-07T11:38:13Z

CAIRO (AP) -- An international rights group says Muslim Sufi places of worship face increasing attacks in Libya....

Nigeria pledges to help migrants returning from Libya abuses

Thu, 30 Nov 2017 11:57:24 GMT2017-11-30T11:57:24Z

WARRI, Nigeria (AP) -- The governor of one state in southern Nigeria says he's ready to help Nigerians returning from Libya where they were abused by human traffickers....