Friday, 7 October, 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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Falguni Nayar, Nykaa's founder & CEO, and Sima Ganwani Ved, Apparel Group's founder & chairwoman, pose for a picture during a strategic alliance announcement in Mumbai, on 6 October 2022 | Reuters

Nykaa forge ties with Dubai’s Apparel Group to expand business in Gulf countries

Falguni Nayar, the online retailer founder and CEO, said the two companies would together build a multi-brand beauty retail business with Nykaa holding a 55% stake of the entity.


Rescue operation underway after an army aviation Cheetah helicopter flying in the forward area near Tawang crashed during a routine sortie Wednesday | ANI

Multiple military & civilian chopper crashes in past years highlight a disturbing trend for India

An Indian Army Aviation Cheetah helicopter crashed Wednesday. Several such crashes over past few yrs have jolted the military. Non-military sphere, too, has encountered many crashes.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.