LIBYA


Libyan Central Bank heist loot found in Larissa
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Banknotes stolen from the Central Bank of Libya in Benghazi in 2017 have turned up in Larissa, central Greece. The discovery was made a few days ago when a man tried to exchange €40,000 at a branch of the Bank of Greece.

The deal rerouting migrant boats from Libya to Greece
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Last September, just 30 asylum seekers made the 190-nautical-mile journey from Tobruk in Libya to the Greek island of Gavdos and Crete’s southern coast just above it; that number swelled to 397 in December and has passed 1,100 in the first couple of months of 2024.



Two Greek military nurses among rescue team casualties
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Two military nurses have been identified as being among the five members of a Greek search-and-rescue team that was involved in a serious car accident in Libya, en route from Benghazi to the flood-ravaged city of Derna on Sunday.

Lenarcic offers condolences for deaths of Greek rescue team members
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EU Commissioner for Crisis Management Janez Lenarcic expressed on Monday his condolences for the victims of the Greek rescue team who lost their lives while driving towards the flood-ravaged city of Derna, where they would join international humanitarian teams assisting in recovery efforts.