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Global oil supply under threat

Global oil supply under threat

The global “war on single-use plastics” is “gaining pace,” according to Barclays. Bans on single-use plastic bags and plastic straws in the U.S. are proliferating at the municipal and state level. The European …

UN Security Council to hold closed-door meeting on Libya today

UN Security Council to hold closed-door meeting on Libya today

The UN Security Council will hold urgent closed-door consultations on April 10 on the crisis in Libya, diplomats said. Britain and Germany, which holds the council presidency, called for the meeting a day after UN Secretary-General …

Fighting near Tripoli leaves 21 dead

Fighting near Tripoli leaves 21 dead

Libya's UN-backed government said at least 21 people have been killed and 27 wounded in fighting near Tripoli. The Libyan National Army (LNA) forces, led by Gen. Khalifa Haftar, have been carrying out …

Guterres to meet eastern Libya commander in Benghazi

Guterres to meet eastern Libya commander in Benghazi

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres was due to meet eastern Libyan commander Khalifa Haftar in Benghazi today in a bid to avert renewed civil war as his forces advanced on Tripoli to challenge the …

Up to 30,000 ISIS fighters still in Syria and Iraq

Up to 30,000 ISIS fighters still in Syria and Iraq

Despite military defeat in the region, the "Islamic State" militant group can still "mount attacks inside Syrian territory," according to a UN report. In Iraq, the group "remains active" hiding out in desert …