Monday, 23 May, 2022

Topic: Libya

Why you’re wrong in thinking fresh elections in Libya will solve its ongoing political chaos

The biggest challenge is that the Libya govt doesn't have a monopoly over the legitimate use of force. It's unsafe to go to the polls.

Strongly support Libyan-led and owned political process, says India

Permanent Representative to the UN Ambassador T S Tirumurti said that India calls for broad based dialogue with all stakeholders as Libya prepares to hold elections on 24 December

Claim of ‘IAF air strikes on Nepal’ shows images from Libya in 2011 and Bengaluru in 2019

A Twitter user has falsely claimed the IAF crossed the border to ‘conduct airstrike on the Nepal territories’, and an Indian jet was shot down and two pilots killed in retaliation.

UAE ran covert arms flights to aid Libyan military commander Khalifa Haftar: UN report

The flights were operated by a complex network of companies registered in the UAE, Kazakhstan, and the British Virgin Islands to disguise the delivery of military equipment.

Berlin peace summit: World leaders agree to uphold arms embargo in Libya

Leaders of Russia, Turkey, UK, Germany and France agreed to not interfere in the conflict in Libya but an official ceasefire is still not in sight.

Libya’s endless war is what happens if the US won’t lead

The absence of a dominant power capable of altering the balance of forces on the ground makes the Libya conference in Berlin, planned for 19 January, a difficult undertaking.

Why Turkey is sending troops to a war-torn Libya ruled by two governments

Turkey’s decision comes in a bid to ‘ensure a ceasefire in Libya’. But as international criticism pours, ThePrint details the reasons behind Ankara's involvement.

Libya’s UN-backed govt announces counter-offensive to defend Tripoli

Former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed leads his party to a landslide victory just five months since returning from exile.

Libya’s military strongman orders forces to ‘advance’ on Tripoli

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Justin Trudeau is firefighting SNC-Lavalin scandal. Here’s how it came to this

With Trudeau fighting for survival, ThePrint looks at the rise and fall of this generation’s biggest liberal political icon in four points.

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Inflation made luxury cars even more expensive but sales remain in fast lane. See Mercedes

For years, the luxury car market in India was biased towards the entry-level. But today, cars below Rs 40 lakh account for the smallest fraction of sales.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.


File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.