article 07 January 2016 World, Libya
Libya bomb aftermath
Libya truck bomb targets police recruits in Zliten

Dozens die as Libya's worst bomb attack since the fall of Muammar Gaddafi hits a police training centre where hundreds of recruits were gathering for a morning meeting.

article 02 November 2015 UK, Greece
Refugees and migrants travel two billion miles in 2015

Migrants and refugees travelling to Europe to apply for asylum in 2015 have collectively travelled two billion miles, Channel 4 News can reveal.

article 22 October 2015 World, United States
Why is Hillary Clinton being quizzed again over Benghazi?

Democratic presidential nomination front runner Hillary Clinton is due to give evidence to Congress over the 2012 attack on the US embassy in Benghazi for the second time. But why now?

article 16 October 2015 UK, Scotland
Lockerbie: Libya confirms names of new suspects

Libya confirms the names of two men Scottish and US prosecutors want to interview about the 1988 Lockerbie bombing.

article 28 August 2015 World, Italy
Hundreds feared dead in migrant boat tragedy

The unrelenting tragedy of people trying to reach a better life is laid bare once again, as hundreds of people are feared to have died when two boats capsized off the coast of Libya.

article 05 August 2015 World, Libya
Migrant boat
'Significant casualties' feared as migrant boat capsizes

A boat carrying hundreds of people capsizes off the Libyan coast and there are reports of a "significant number of casualties".

post 28 July 2015
Read more from Lindsey Hilsum on her blog Saif al Islam sentenced to death - but Libyan judicial system is far from fair

The death sentences passed down on eight Gaddafi era officials, including the dictator's son Saif al Islam, are unlikely to cause much outrage in Libya. In fact, they may be a cause for celebration.

article 28 July 2015 World, Libya
Gaddafi's son sentenced to death by Libyan court

A Libyan court has sentenced the son of former Libyan dictator Colonel Muammar Gaddafi to death.

article 25 June 2015 World, Greece
Syrian refugees arrive in Greece (Reuters)
Migrant crisis sets nation against nation within EU

With hundreds of migrants being rescued daily from overloaded boats in the Mediterranean, the EU is struggling to agree on an adequate response to the new arrivals.

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