World Bulletin / News Desk
Libyan border crossings with Egypt will be opened on Sunday, said Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan on Friday. Zeidan who has been in Egypt on an official visit for two days met the mayors and the sect leaders in Mersa Matruh city in the north of Egypt.
"We had to close the border crossings with Libya due to border security, weapons and illicit drugs smuggling. Border crossings will be reopened after ensuring border safety," said Zeidan.
Libya had closed all the border gates with Egypt and introduced visa requirements to the Egyptians. Closing the border crossings had caused serious tension at the Es-Sellum border gate on the Libya-Egpyt border. Stopping of the cargo trucks from Egypt to Libya had caused the region's economy to suffer a loss of 74 million dollars.
EU foreign policy chief says there is no set date for the visit, but the preparations are under way with the Iranian side
The international community has harshly reacted to North Korea's announcement of successful rocket launch
Turkish PM pays two-day visit to Kazakhstan to discuss transportation, energy and trade issues
Three masked gunmen armed with knives and a meat cleaver threatened a family in Salford Manchester. The crime is now being investigated as a race crime.
Just one day after the Shebab overtook the Merka port, Somali and AU troops have retaken the key port
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More than 100 people have been killed from a fever outbreak forcing the UN to launch a response against the epidemic.
On Friday the Pentagon released close to 200 photographs of detainee abuse in Iraq and Afghanistan, taken mostly between 2004 and 2006
Despite an assets freeze and travel ban, a commander was able to fly to Chad and a number of other countries.
Leaders agree potential North Korean satellite launch would violate UN sanctions
'Tunisia's parliament made a significant breakthrough for human rights by approving proposed changes in detainee rights,' the rights watchdog says
The meeting will be the first of its kind since a schism in the 11th Century split what was then the only Christian Church into Western and Eastern branches
German and French interior minister stress out that refugee flow from Turkey must be reduced
German chancellor is due to meet Turkish premier to discuss ways to make progress on reducing illegal migration and replacing it with legal migration