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Scores dead as Libya protesters attack ex-rebel headquarters

At least 28 people were killed and 60 were wounded on Saturday when demonstrators attacked the headquarters in Benghazi of former rebels who had fought to oust Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi

Sunday, 9 June, 2013, 2:16pm

15 killed in car bomb blast near Benghazi hospital

A car bomb exploded near a hospital in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi yesterday, killing at least 15 people, wounding dozens more and destroying a restaurant, a top official said.

14 May 2013 - 11:58pm

Security tightened as Libya celebrates two years since revolt

Borders have been closed and some international flights suspended amid fears of a new outbreak of violence.

17 Feb 2013 - 10:47am

France tells its citizens to leave Benghazi

Having insisted on Thursday there was no "no new intelligence" to justify the Europeans' concerns, Libya said yesterday it had not been informed of their plans to pull citizens out of the country's second city, and was seeking clarification from Britain.

26 Jan 2013 - 4:16am

Briefs, January 25, 2013

Climate change has shrunk Andean glaciers between 30 and 50 per cent since the 1970s and could melt many of them away altogether in coming years, according to a study published in the journal The Cryosphere.

25 Jan 2013 - 3:15am

Britain warns of ‘specific’ threat in Benghazi

Britain’s Foreign Office on Thursday urged its nationals to leave the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi due to a “specific and imminent threat to Westerners” there.

24 Jan 2013 - 9:57pm

Clinton to testify on Benghazi attack

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will appear before lawmakers on January 23 to be quizzed about the deadly attack on a US mission in Libya, just days before she steps aside as top US diplomat.

15 Jan 2013 - 11:32am

US State Department blamed for ‘grievous mistake’ in Benghazi

The US State Department made a “grievous mistake” in refusing to shut down its mission in Benghazi, Libya, despite the deteriorating security situation in the country, a Senate report said on Monday.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Benghazi panel strongly criticises State Department

A long-awaited inquiry into a deadly militant attack on the US mission in the Libyan city of Benghazi has slammed State Department security arrangements there as "grossly inadequate".

20 Dec 2012 - 3:53am

Rice defends comments on Benghazi attack

US Ambassador to the United Nations, Susan Rice, broke her silence on Wednesday and defended her remarks on a September attack in Benghazi, Libya, that killed four Americans, including the US ambassador to the North African nation.

22 Nov 2012 - 12:02pm