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12 Jan 2018 description

A total of 5,686 migrants were deported from eastern Libya last year, up from 2,912 in 2016

BENGHAZI, Libya, Jan 11 (Reuters) - Authorities in eastern Libya said on Thursday they had arrested and would deport 81 migrants from Eritrea, Ethiopia and Somalia who had escaped from smugglers after failing to reach Europe.

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09 Jun 2010 description

09 Jun 2010 17:00:19 GMT

* Seeking agreement on lifting closure order

* Helps 12,000 Middle Eastern, North African refugees

* Libya says U.N.