Tag: Libya

India stocks lower; Sensex drops for 9th day to end at 37,090 while Nifty ends below 11,150

Sensex, Nifty flat on oil export concerns from Libya

Mumbai: Indian equity and the currency market opened on a flat note on Tuesday as investors feared a further rise in crude oil prices owing to concerns over exports from war-torn Libya. The oil prices were already on the rise over US sanctions in Iran and Venezuela which has curtailed[Read More…]

100 migrants feared missing after boat sinks off Libyan coast

Nearly 100 migrants were feared missing after their boat sank off the Libyan coast near Tripoli on Thursday, a coastguard official said. 23 migrants were rescued from the craft off Gargaresh, a western suburb of Tripoli, Coastguard spokesman Ayoub Qassem said. According to survivors, the inflatable boat had set off[Read More…]

Libya plane hijack: All passengers released, hijackers surrender

All passengers and crew on board an Afriqiyah Airways flight which has been hijacked from Libya and diverted to Malta where it landed earlier on Friday, have been freed. The hijackers have surrendered, Malta Prime Minister Joseph Muscat tweeted this evening. Hijackers surrendered, searched and taken in custody. — Joseph[Read More…]

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