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People march in south of France to support migrant rescue ship

Thousands marched in the southern French city of Marseille on Saturday in support of the migrant rescue ship Aquarius, which is grounded in Marseille harbour, preventing it from trying to rescue migrants in the waters off Libya as they seek to make the perilous journey to Europe. IMAGES

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‘Jewel of Roman Empire’ faces Libya dangers

Perched on the edge of Libya’s Mediterranean coast, the ancient city of Sabratha remains an awe inspiring spectacle, the pink columns of its amphitheatre towering above turquoise waters, but the world heritage site is classed as “endangered” by UNESCO, its majestic structures pockmarked by mortar and small arms fire.

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‘Jewel of Roman Empire’ faces Libya dangers

Perched on the edge of Libya’s Mediterranean coast, the ancient city of Sabratha remains an awe inspiring spectacle, the pink columns of its amphitheatre towering above turquoise waters, but the world heritage site is classed as “endangered” by UNESCO, its majestic structures pockmarked by mortar and small arms fire.

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House hit by rocket in Libya’s capital as UN brokers ceasefire

A house is hit by a rocket on the same day that the UN mission in Libya says it brokered a ceasefire to end a week of clashes in the capital Tripoli that have killed dozens and forced thousands to flee their homes.

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Civilians killed in days of clashes near Libya capital

Libyans gather at the site where a mortar shell landed south of Tripoli. At least 27 people have been killed and nearly 100 wounded in several days of fighting between rival militias near the Libyan capital.

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Dynamite fishing thrives in Libya’s chaos

Libyan fishermen in Tripoli react to the increasing use of dynamite to catch fish. Dynamite or blast fishing has flourished in Libya since the 2011 when the country became rife with weapons and explosives in the aftermath of the revolt that toppled and killed dictator Moamer Kadhafi.