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2008-09-12 12:00:30

RWE Dea has announced that it has made the sixth and seventh discovery in the Libyan Sirte Basin. Two exploration wells in the NC193 concession encountered oil bearing reservoirs.

2008-06-24 09:03:13

California-based Occidental Petroleum has signed full 30-year agreements with the Libyan National Oil Company to upgrade its existing petroleum contracts in Libya.

2005-07-05 15:26:21

SIRTE, Libya (Reuters) - African Union (AU) heads of stateurged a G8 summit rich nations to act rapidly to end poverty onthe continent, saying they should implement all the proposalsof a British-backed report on aid, trade and debt.

2005-07-04 12:22:05

By Opheera McDoom SIRTE, Libya (Reuters) - African forces deployed to preventfurther fighting in Sudan's Darfur region are underfunded, thehead of African Union (AU) peacekeeping said on Monday.

2005-07-04 17:03:47

By Paul de Bendern SIRTE, Libya (Reuters) - Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafiunderlined his maverick reputation Monday by telling Africanleaders their people's woes would be solved by creating aborderless continent with a single passport. Asking for foreign aid would lead to humiliating failure,he said.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.