The World's Most Corrupt Countries
Transparency International, an anti-corruption watchdog, has compiled a list of the world’s most corrupt countries.
ISIS Remains Threat in Libya Despite Defeat in Surt, U.S. Officials Say
Officials say surviving fighters could go underground and exploit the economic and political vacuum, threatening not only the country but also its neighbors and possibly Europe.
Jubilant Libyan Militias Declare Victory Over ISIS in Surt
The apparent end to the battle was another defeat for the Islamic State as its ambitions for a militant empire buckle on multiple fronts.
Obama Expands War With Al Qaeda to Include Shabab in Somalia
The administration’s move to stretch a 2001 war authorization will strengthen Donald J. Trump’s authority to combat thousands of Somali militants, and has drawn objections from some experts.
3 Kidnapped in Libya Are Released Unharmed and Flown to Italy
Two Italians and a Canadian were kidnapped on Sept. 19 by armed and masked men in a region where Islamist extremists have established a presence.
More Than 200 Migrants Drown Off Libya Trying to Reach Europe
The Mediterranean crossing has been increasingly deadly this year, even as fewer asylum seekers try to make it to Europe.
About 90 Migrants Died After Boat Fell Apart in the Mediterranean
The boat, which was made of rubber, began to tear and fill with water about 26 miles off the Libyan coast.
‘The Worst We Have Ever Seen’: Fewer Migrants, More Death
Even though half as many people attempted to cross the Mediterranean this year as last, almost as many people have died.
Libyan Forces, Fighting ISIS in Surt, Free 13 Foreign Captives
The Libyan pro-government forces freed 13 foreigners after a battle to recapture part of the city, an Islamic State stronghold.
Fight Between Goldman Sachs and Libyan Fund Shadows Lawyer
For Catherine McDougall, the case showed the lengths that Western firms will go to keep a potentially lucrative client happy and the damage left behind.
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