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TRIPOLI- A huge fire at an oil depot on the outskirts of Tripoli was out of control Monday, sparking fears of a fireball that could cause carnage over a wide area. The fire, raging since Sunday night, spread to a second fuel storage site in what the government called a “very dangerous” development. “The situation is very dangerous after a second fire...

LONDON – The Royal British Legion on Monday launched a campaign for each of the 1,117,077 Commonwealth troops killed in World War I to be individually...

A picture taken on July 28, 2014 shows Libyan firefighters dousing a huge blaze at an oil tank started by clashes around Tripoli airport on July 28, 2014...

WASHINGTON – The United States said Monday it was “deeply disappointed” after Aruba released a former Venezuelan military chief wanted in the US for drug trafficking charges. A State Department spokesperson said Washington had made a “legitimate request” for the arrest of retired major general Hugo Carvajal in line with its extradition treaty...

LONDON – Britain’s Lloyds Banking Group is to pay £218 million ($370 million, 276 million euros) in fines to British and US regulators for...

COLOMBO – The United States on Monday urged Sri Lanka to crack down on harassment of journalists and protect their rights after organisers of a US-funded...

LYON – Two Irish mountaineers have died on Mont Blanc, bringing to four those killed there in just three days as concern mounts that the mountain...

BEIRUT – Six children were among at least 15 civilians killed in overnight bomb attacks by government and rebel forces in the divided city of Aleppo,...

Flags flew at half-staff in France Monday in mourning for the 118 victims of the Air Algerie plane tragedy, as investigators waited for the black boxes...

A fire largely destroyed one of China’s oldest churches early Monday, state media reported, gutting the inside of the late 19th century structure. “The...