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ARTICLES RELATING TO LIBYA
Libya govt to be announced within days
2011-09-23 13:11
An interim government in Libya will be announced within the next few days and include 22 ministerial portfolios, a spokesperson says.
US embassy reopens in Libya
Gaddafi loyalists flee Sebha to Niger
Fear and loathing in Libya's Misrata
US embassy reopens in Libya
2011-09-23 09:17
The US ambassador to Libya has expressed confidence in the country’s new rulers as the American embassy reopened in the capital months after it closed down during the fight to oust Muammar Gaddafi.
Gaddafi loyalists flee Sebha to Niger
Gaddafi forces killing people in Sirte
Tunisia jails Libya ex-PM
Tunisia jails Libya ex-PM
2011-09-22 21:41
Former Libyan prime minister Baghdadi al-Mahmoudi has been sentenced to six months in prison in Tunisia for illegally entering the country.
Libyan PM is in Tunisia – report
Libya protesters demand PM's resignation
Libya PM to propose ceasefire – report
Libya air war 'to end within 3 months'
2011-09-22 14:06
Nato can finish its air campaign in Libya within the next three months, the operations commander says, as remnants of the ousted regime are now isolated in three pockets of the country.
Libya's NTC forces hold back from assault
Libyan victory questioned
Zuma calls for end to hostilities in Libya
Libyan victory questioned
2011-09-22 09:11
A month after revolutionary fighters claimed the capital and most other parts of the country, forces loyal to Gaddafi have shown no signs of giving up.
US ambassador returns to Libya
Nato extends Libya air campaign
Migrants clash with residents on island
Migrants clash with residents on island
2011-09-21 19:00
Migrants have clashed with residents on an Italian island off the coast of Sicily where tens of thousands of North Africans have landed since the start of the year.
2 000 migrants arrive on Italian island
Berlusconi vows to clear illegal migrants
Gaddafi ordered migrant chaos – Italy
Govt explains turnaround on Libya
2011-09-21 14:06
The government has decided to give the National Transitional Council in Libya "the benefit of the doubt", after earlier refusing to recognise the rebel government.
Libya to announce new govt in 10 days
SA recognises NTC as Libyan government
Loyalty out the window as AU, SA ditch Gaddafi
Libya to announce new govt in 10 days
2011-09-21 07:49
Libya’s first formal government since Muammar Gaddafi’s ouster will be named within 10 days, officials say, as world powers hailed the African state’s fledging leadership in New York.
Loyalty out the window as AU, SA ditch Gaddafi
Obama hails new chapter in Libya
US troops sent to Libya
Loyalty out the window as AU, SA ditch Gaddafi
2011-09-20 22:53
The last two bastions of key diplomatic support for Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi have set long-held allegiances aside and recognised the National Transitional Council as Libya's de facto government.
SA recognises NTC as Libyan government
African Union recognises Libya's NTC
AU ready to support Libyan people
US troops sent to Libya
2011-09-20 22:44
US troops have been sent to Tripoli to help State Department reopen the US embassy.
Obama hails new chapter in Libya
Post-war Tripoli port back in business
Iran leader warns Arabs not to trust US
SA recognises NTC as Libyan government
2011-09-20 20:08
The government on has joined the West, regional rival Nigeria and the African Union in recognising the National Transitional Council as Libya's de facto government.
AU ready to support Libyan people
New Libyan flag takes its place at UN HQ
African Union recognises Libya's NTC
AU ready to support Libyan people
2011-09-20 19:31
The African Union stands ready to support the Libyan people after announcing they officially recognise the National Transitional Council as the country's legitimate leadership.
African Union recognises Libya's NTC
New Libyan flag takes its place at UN HQ
Events in Libya a charade, says Gaddafi
New Libyan flag takes its place at UN HQ
2011-09-20 16:30
The new red, black and green flag of Libya has taken its place among the row of flags of the United Nations member states.
Events in Libya a charade, says Gaddafi
Rebels take airport near pro-Gaddafi city
Doubt over Libya 'mercenary' claim
Rebels take airport near pro-Gaddafi city
2011-09-20 09:14
Facing little resistance, revolutionary fighters have captured the airport and other parts of a southern desert city that is one of the last remaining strongholds of Muammar Gaddafi’s forces.
Gaddafi loyalists rout rebels
Post-war Tripoli port back in business
Blair met Gaddafi before bomber freed
New Libya replaces Gaddafi’s tent at UN
2011-09-20 07:42
For years, Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi was an outlandish fixture at the UN General Assembly with his tent and rambling speeches. This year, the rebels who ousted him will hold the spotlight.
SA open to discuss Libya at UN, says Zuma
Libya: Fierce fighting rages in Bani Walid
Libya's NTC denies abuse of black Africans
Libya's NTC denies abuse of black Africans
2011-09-19 22:35
Libya’s NTC has pledged to treat foreigners accused of fighting for ousted leader Muammar Gaddafi well, and denied that anti-Gaddafi fighters had committed systematic abuse of Africans.
Libyan Mirage pilots go home
Civilians join Gaddafi fighters in Sirte
Fierce clashes in Libya
UN concerned about black Africans in Libya
2011-09-19 15:04
A UN human rights team set up to investigate rights violations in Libya says it is concerned about allegations that many black Africans are being illegally detained in Libya.
Gaddafi loyalists 'capture' 17 mercenaries
Post-war Tripoli port back in business
Libya fighters stalled at Gaddafi bastions
Gaddafi loyalists 'capture' 17 mercenaries
2011-09-19 13:00
Fugitive ousted Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi’s loyalists say they have captured 17 mercenaries – some British and French – in what would amount to a sharp setback for the country’s new rulers.
Gaddafi loyalists rout rebels
Libyan Mirage pilots go home
New Libya cabinet delayed indefinitely
Post-war Tripoli port back in business
2011-09-19 08:45
Tripoli’s port is back to near-normal business less than a month after the ousting of Muammar Gaddafi, authorities say, with the Libyan capital’s international airport also ready to operate flights.
Blair met Gaddafi before bomber freed
New Libya cabinet delayed indefinitely
Gaddafi loyalists rout rebels
Gaddafi loyalists rout rebels
2011-09-18 20:21
Libyan interim government forces have fled in a chaotic retreat from the town of Bani Walid, after failing in yet another attempt to storm the final bastions of Gaddafi loyalists .
Fierce clashes in Libya
Libya's Sirte battle rages, 11 killed
Fighters surge into two Gaddafi bastions
Libyan Mirage pilots go home
2011-09-18 17:04
Two Libyan pilots who had defected to Malta in February after refusing to obey orders to bomb civilians have returned home to join the new Libyan air force.
Defection: Libyan pilots ordered to bomb protesters
Libya pilot rejects orders, crashes plane
Civilians join Gaddafi fighters in Sirte
2011-09-17 22:22
Libyan fighters are battling street by street for control of Muammar's Gaddafi's hometown, taking sniper, assault rifle and rocket fire from his loyalists perched on the city's rooftops.
Gaddafi's son won't be sent back to Libya
Libyan NTC fighters seize Sirte airport
Fighters surge into two Gaddafi bastions
Africa needs development, De Klerk says
2011-09-17 08:59
Greater emphasis needs to be put on development in Africa, former South African president FW de Klerk says.
EU, SA seek to move past disputes
Libya transitional government gets UN seat
2011-09-16 21:37
The UN General Assembly has given Libya's UN seat to the National Transitional Council which toppled Muammar Gaddafi.
UN ready to assist Libya elections
UN Council to ease Libya sanctions
Libyan NTC fighters seize Sirte airport
2011-09-16 12:39
Libyan fighters have captured the airport in Sirte from forces loyal to ousted Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, a report says.
Libya: NTC readies for final battle
Sarkozy, Cameron 'colonising Libya'
Sarkozy, Cameron 'colonising Libya'
2011-09-16 10:29
The Libyan visit of David Cameron and Nicolas Sarkozy "marked the start of the colonisation of the oil-rich country", Muammar Gaddafi’s spokesperson Mussa Ibrahim warns.
UK to unfreeze £12bn in Libyan assets
Cameron vows UK help in hunt for Gaddafi
Libya's Sirte battle rages, 11 killed
2011-09-16 08:56
Fighters to Libya’s new rulers say they have suffered heavy casualties in their battle for control of fugitive Muammar Gaddafi hometown Sirte, with at least 11 killed and 34 injured.
Libya weapons proliferation worries US
Libyans see Gaddafi as 'irrelevant'
AU: Libyan conflict may lead to terrorism
Convoy zeroes in on Gaddafi hometown
2011-09-15 18:45
A convoy of battle-hardened fighters have headed for Muammar Gaddafi’s hometown Sirte in gruelling heat, confident of overcoming one of the strongman’s final pockets of resistance.
Libyans see Gaddafi as 'irrelevant'
UK's Cameron arrives in Libya
Libya: UK, France leaders to hold talks with NTC
Cameron vows UK help in hunt for Gaddafi
2011-09-15 14:18
Prime Minister David Cameron has pledged UK’s help in hunting down fugitive Muammar Gaddafi as he and France’s Nicolas Sarkozy became the first foreign leaders to visit new Libya.
UK's Cameron arrives in Libya
Cameron, Sarkozy to visit Libya
Libya: UK, France leaders to hold talks with NTC
Libya: UK, France leaders to hold talks with NTC
2011-09-15 11:22
British Prime Minister David Cameron and French President Nicolas Sarkozy are set to hold talks with the head of Libya's NTC in Tripoli.
Cameron, Sarkozy to visit Libya
AU: Libyan conflict may lead to terrorism
UK's Cameron arrives in Libya
ICRC: 13 mass graves found in Libya
2011-09-15 10:02
At least 13 mass graves have been found in Libya over the past three weeks, the International Committee of the Red Cross says.
AU: Libyan conflict may lead to terrorism
Benghazi hospitals collapse
Cameron, Sarkozy to visit Libya
Cameron, Sarkozy to visit Libya
2011-09-15 07:45
Libya’s new rulers are preparing to receive British Prime Minister David Cameron and French minister Nicolas Sarkozy, as more damaging allegations of serious rights abuses emerge.
Benghazi hospitals collapse
Libya immigrants imprisoned, tortured
Libya weapons proliferation worries US
Libya weapons proliferation worries US
2011-09-14 21:17
A senior US official says the potential proliferation of both conventional and unconventional weapons in Libya is a "key concern" after six months of civil war.
US funds hunt for Libyan missiles
Libyans expect post-war boom
2011-09-14 11:07
Airlines are readying their return to Libya, ports largely shuttered during the fighting are receiving cargos and foreign oil companies that fled the country’s civil war are making tentative steps back.
Libya's NTC 'committed to rule of law'
World Bank recognises Libya's new rulers
Wad of cash found in Bani Walid
Wad of cash found in Bani Walid
2011-09-14 10:08
New regime fighters in Libya have found an unexpected boost at a makeshift bank under a bridge in the middle of a contested oasis town of Bani Walid.
Libya's NTC 'committed to rule of law'
Women do their bit for Libya revolution
World Bank recognises Libya's new rulers
World Bank recognises Libya's new rulers
2011-09-14 07:35
The World Bank says it recognises the NTC as Libya’s official government, after the new regime promised moderate Islamic rule and to investigate alleged war crimes.
Gaddafi generals seek asylum in Niger
SA seeks inclusive Libyan authority
Women do their bit for Libya revolution
Gaddafi generals seek asylum in Niger
2011-09-13 22:36
Three of Muammar Gaddafi's generals are in Niger's capital to negotiate political refugee status for members of the toppled leader's regime.
32 of Gaddafi inner circle reach Niger
Gaddafi son al-Saadi negotiates surrender
One of Gaddafi's sons enters Niger
SA to host AU meeting on Libya
2011-09-13 16:17
The African Union's panel on Libya, consisting of the heads of state of five countries, is to meet in Pretoria to discuss the latest developments in Libya.
SA sticks to AU roadmap on Libya
Zuma plays it safe over Libya
AU undermined in Libya talks, says Zuma
NTC tells civilians to leave Bani Walid
2011-09-13 14:19
Wary of alienating a powerful local tribe, fighters backing Libya’s new rulers are urging families to leave the besieged town of Bani Walid before resorting to full-scale military force.
Niger: Libya generals seek refugee status
Libya's NTC pledges 'moderate' Islamic rule
Jalil makes 1st public speech in Tripoli
Jalil makes 1st public speech in Tripoli
2011-09-13 10:45
Libya’s interim leader has made his first public speech in Tripoli, warning against reprisals after loyalists of ousted Muammar Gaddafi struck out at the revolutionaries pursuing them.
Libya's NTC pledges 'moderate' Islamic rule
32 of Gaddafi inner circle reach Niger
US worried about African migrants in Libya
US worried about African migrants in Libya
2011-09-13 08:47
The US is "deeply concerned" at the plight of black African migrants and refugees in Libya, citing reports of racism, wrongful arrest and violence, a State Department official says.
32 of Gaddafi inner circle reach Niger
Libya NTC fighters ambushed in Bani Walid
Gaddafi 'slams' revolutionary forces
Gaddafi 'slams' revolutionary forces
2011-09-13 07:34
Fugitive Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi is accusing revolutionary forces of surrendering the country to foreign influence and vows to press ahead with his fight.
Massive blast at Tripoli arms depot
Gaddafi forces attack refinery, kill 15
Premature to decide on Libya, says Nato
Libya music scene reborn
2011-09-12 21:10
Patriotic songs composed by Libyan rebels during their revolt against Muammar Gaddafi fill the air every evening in Benghazi's Tahrir Square.
Tripoli calmer as Gaddafi's men pushed out
Libyans start to dream of political parties
Files reveal Gaddafi spies
China officially recognises Libyan rebels
2011-09-12 18:01
China is recognising the rebel National Transitional Council (NTC) as Libya's ruling authority, the Chinese Foreign Ministry says.
Poverty - made in China?
China denies providing weapons to Libya
Tripoli paper trail leads to SA
Premature to decide on Libya, says Nato
2011-09-12 15:05
Nato will pursue its campaign in Libya as long as civilians are under threat from remaining forces loyal to Muammar Gaddafi, the military alliance’s secretary says.
Pro-Gaddafi forces put up stiff resistance
Nato admits kiling Afghan journalist
Libya NTC fighters ambushed in Bani Walid
Pro-Gaddafi forces put up stiff resistance
2011-09-12 11:19
Forces of Libya’s new rulers have met “ferocious” street-by-street resistance during an assault on one of the last bastions loyal to Muammar Gaddafi.
Libya holdout towns in focus
Libya NTC fighters ambushed in Bani Walid
Rebels put off assault on Gaddafi bastion
Rebels put off assault on Gaddafi bastion
2011-09-12 09:14
Libyan rebels say they are delaying an assault on one of the last bastions of fugitive leader Muammar Gaddafi after meeting fierce resistance, a report says.
Libya NTC fighters ambushed in Bani Walid
Deadline expires for Gaddafi forces
One of Gaddafi's sons enters Niger
One of Gaddafi's sons enters Niger
2011-09-11 22:48
A spokesperson for Niger's government has announced that Al-Saadi, one of Muammar Gaddafi's sons, has entered the country.
Gaddafi's 'neutral' son wants talks
Libyan leader's sons in conflict
Victory is near, Gaddafi son claims
'Gaddafi is welcome here'
2011-09-11 11:52
Guinea Bissau Prime Minister Carlos Gomes Junior has said Libya's ousted leader Muammar Gaddafi would be welcomed "with open arms" if he seeks exile in the West African country.
Deadline expires for Gaddafi forces
Libya's interim leaders under fire
Fugitive Gaddafi's few options
US welcomes new Libyan ambassador
2011-09-10 14:15
President Barack Obama has received formally Libya's ambassador to the US and accepted his credentials to represent the country and its new rebel government.
Gaddafi still 'danger' to new Libya
Lift UN sanctions on Libya, Clinton urges
Libyan rebel calls for US, UK apology
Glencore signs Libyan fuels contract
2011-09-05 10:43
Commodities trader Glencore has outdone rivals to sign its first contract to deliver fuels to Libya’s interim council, say industry sources.
Glencore acquires Optimum stake
Glencore's record IPO makes muted debut
Glencore role a comeback for Hayward
ENI CEO meets rebel leaders in Libya
2011-08-29 14:21
The chief executive of Italian oil firm Eni was in eastern Libya to meet with members of the rebel government, a spokesperson for Libya's rebel transitional government says.
Eni leads in Libya oil race
PetroSA, Eni in Africa expansion deal
Oil prices rise on Libyan letdown
The cost of a civil war
2011-08-26 09:47
Libyan rebels face daunting economic challenges.
SA backs down on Libyan assets
Frozen Libyan billions to be released
Depleted fund may hamper Libya rebuild
Eni leads in Libya oil race
SA not assisting Gaddafi exit: Minister
No go investment zone
SA backs down on Libyan assets
2011-08-25 22:47
After blocking the unfreezing of Libyan assets, SA has agreed to a deal with the US.
SA sniper rifles in Libya: report
Oil see-saws ahead of Bernanke speech
No go investment zone
No go investment zone
2011-08-24 09:19
Investors are avoiding North Africa, with scant prospect of a swift return.
Depleted fund may hamper Libya rebuild
Eni leads in Libya oil race
SA not assisting Gaddafi exit: Minister
Clinton to press AU on Libya
SA cuts business ties with Libya
Libya rally fizzles on Wall St
Libya rally fizzles on Wall St
2011-08-22 23:07
An exuberant early rally sparked by the apparent downfall of Libyan ruler Muammar Gaddafi gave way to gloom over the US economy.
Brent falls on Libya hopes, stocks cut gains
JSE recovers in volatile trade
Bonds rally as double-dip fears mount
Zuma calls on Africa to help itself
2011-06-29 22:18
President Jacob Zuma has called on African nations to contribute resources to sustain continental development alongside its international partners.
Nepad homes in on investment
Mbeki: G8 must implement Nepad
Equitorial Guinea ready to host summit
Clinton to press AU on Libya
2011-06-13 10:48
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will urge the African Union to get tougher on Libya, hoping to push Africa's leaders into a firmer stance on Libya's Muammar Gaddafi.
Libyan rebels greet oil minister defection
SA cuts business ties with Libya
Libya's revolt hits Tripoli
Clinton to push for more US-Africa trade
Clinton denies World Bank ambition
Clinton warns Africa about China
SA cuts business ties with Libya
2011-05-24 15:41
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan says South African financial institutions have suspended business with firms which have links to the Libyan government.
SA freezing Libyan assets
SA needs to build savings base: Gordhan
Gordhan orders Libya assets freeze
Shell profit rockets in first quarter
2011-04-28 11:06
Anglo-Dutch oil giant Shell has turned in a 60% net profit leap for the first quarter, as the group benefited from resurgent oil prices and the sale of non-core assets.
Shale gas: what the frack is the truth?
'Shell gas plans may affect telescope'
BP surges after report of Shell bid
Shell may spend R1.4bn on Karoo plans
Zuma urged to stop Karoo fracking
Showdown over Shell's Karoo plans
Oil prices slip on profit-taking
2011-04-18 09:31
Oil dipped in Asian trade as traders locked in profits after gains last week, but analysts say prices could still go higher.
IEA warns surging oil may curb growth
Oil prices hold on to multi-year highs
Risk shunned as oil extends drop
Oil scales peak on Mid-East worries
'Turmoil to hit energy markets for years'
Oil slips as fuel costs threaten demand
Brics bloc urges UN reform
2011-04-14 10:28
Leaders of the Brics group say the United Nations Security Council needs to give developing countries a greater say on global issues.
Brics to receive 10bn yuan in loans
Brics nations take aim at dollar
Dollar snubbed in Brics deal
Zuma to meet Gaddafi, rebels
2011-04-10 12:20
President Jacob Zuma is due to meet Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi and will also hold talks with rebels seeking his overthrow.
SA sold R70m worth of weapons to Libya
SA makes donation to Libya refugees
Nato chief holds talks in Turkey
Oil prices hold on to multi-year highs
2011-04-08 07:00
World oil prices have stayed above multi-year highs, supported by the continued tensions in the Arab world and the postponement of elections in Nigeria.
Oil slips as fuel costs threaten demand
'Turmoil to hit energy markets for years'
Oil scales peak on Mid-East worries
Angelina Jolie asks help for Libya
2011-04-05 20:15
Actress and goodwill ambassador Angelina Jolie has appealed for international support for people fleeing the conflict in Libya.
Angelina Jolie visits Afghanistan
SA makes donation to Libya refugees
2011-04-05 12:14
The government says it has contributed R2m to the UN's refugee agency which is assisting people fleeing Libya.
Nato chief holds talks in Turkey
Libya threatens to sue over oil deals
Obama to put spotlight on energy
Nato chief holds talks in Turkey
2011-04-04 17:21
Nato chief Anders Fogh Rasmussen met with Turkish officials as an envoy of Muammar Gaddafi arrived in Ankara for talks on a possible ceasefire in conflict-torn Libya.
NATO presses ahead with Libya military plans
AU urges world powers to back its roadmap
Libya threatens to sue over oil deals
Oil hits multi-year high
2011-04-01 06:49
Oil prices have surged to its highest level since 2008 as Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi's forces regain ground against the rebels.
Oil slides in Asian trade
Oil slips on jump in US inventories
Stocks rebound on bargain-hunting
Obama to put spotlight on energy
2011-03-30 13:41
President Barack Obama will seek to wrest the political debate from turmoil in the Middle East, to a related topic - cutting America's thirst for foreign oil.
High oil prices could hurt recovery: Moody's
Suez Canal unaffected by strike
UN warns on oil as food prices spike
Unrest could crush Opec spare capacity
'Opec ready to meet any supply shortage'
Gaddafi forces enter key oil port
AU urges world powers to back its roadmap
2011-03-29 19:01
The African Union has urged world powers attending a meeting on Libya's future in London to throw their backing behind its roadmap.
AU demands halt to Libya attacks
Rand still overvalued: Gordhan
Libya remains concern for oil traders
Oil slides in Asian trade
2011-03-29 09:51
Oil has fallen amid a stronger dollar as Libyan rebels emboldened by Western air strikes marched towards dictator Muammar Gaddafi's birthplace, say analysts.
Brent crude oil nears $116, upside risks
Libya remains concern for oil traders
Oil down but upward pressure remains
Oil nears $105; traders eye Middle East
Oil hovers above two-year high
Brent steady near $116
German elections weigh on euro
2011-03-28 12:52
The euro has weakened after German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives were routed in elections in a key state.
Germany puts nuclear extension on ice
Germany finds dioxin in pork
Germany vows action after dioxin scare
Oil down but upward pressure remains
2011-03-28 09:43
Oil has eased in Asian trade but political instability in Libya and the Middle East are keeping upward pressure on prices.
Libya remains concern for oil traders
Oil hovers above two-year high
Oil nears $105; traders eye Middle East
Brent steady near $116
Oil traders eye Libya strife
Brent crude oil nears $116, upside risks
Gates arrives in Moscow amid Kremlin rift
2011-03-22 17:15
US Defense Secretary Robert Gates arrived in Moscow for talks on Libya in the middle of the first major public spat between Kremlin chief Dmitry Medvedev and Primier Putin.
UN warns on oil as food prices spike
UN slaps Gaddafi with sanctions
US urges China reform ahead of Hu visit
Gold higher on Mid East worries
2011-03-21 11:17
Gold prices have edged up, fueled by the escalating tension in the Middle East and North Africa.
Gold shines for third straight day
Libyan turmoil sends gold to new high
Gold stabilises around $1 360
AU demands halt to Libya attacks
2011-03-20 09:04
The African Union's panel on Libya has called for an "immediate stop" to all attacks after the United States, France and Britain launched military action.
EU scrutinising Libya ceasefire offer
Stocks up on Libya ceasefire, yen drops
JSE firmer on Japan, Libya news
Oil prices jump above $103
2011-03-18 09:55
Oil prices have risen above $103 over concerns that UN authorisation of military strikes against pro-Gaddafi forces could threaten oil exports.
Mideast crisis sends oil up
Oil down on Japan crisis
Oil down amid crises in Japan, Mideast
Oil around $97 as traders eye Japan
Oil eases on Japan pessimism
Oil holds above $102 on Saudi worries
Oil down amid crises in Japan, Mideast
2011-03-15 07:08
Crude has fallen as traders continued to assess the impact on demand caused by the Japanese nuclear crisis and the ongoing troubles in the Middle East.
Oil holds above $102 on Saudi worries
Oil eases on Japan pessimism
Oil futures drop on strong dollar
Gordhan orders Libya assets freeze
2011-03-11 16:48
SA is working on freezing Libyan assets and supports other UN measures against Muammar Gaddafi's government, says Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan.
SA orders Gaddafi asset freeze: report
EU may offer incentives for reform
Gaddafi forces enter key oil port
Gaddafi forces enter key oil port
2011-03-11 08:08
Forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi have entered the oil port of Ras Lanuf in the east of the country and are fighting for control of the town.
'Opec to lift output to cool oil prices'
Oil still high on Mid East fear
EU may offer incentives for reform
Libyan turmoil sends gold to new high
Oil retreats while markets recover
2011-03-09 09:27
Oil prices have fallen for a second day as Opec considered raising production, pushing up Asian stocks, although investors remained on edge.
Punters see oil reaching $200
'Opec to lift output to cool oil prices'
Oil prices reverse gains
Brent slips below $115 amid Opec talks
Oil prices rise on Libya fears
Crisis hits Libyan crude exports
'Opec to lift output to cool oil prices'
2011-03-08 10:09
Opec members are expected to increase production in a bid to bring down soaring oil prices and allay fears of a supply crunch, the Financial Times reports.
Crisis hits Libyan crude exports
Oil prices rise on Libya fears
Oil still high as Libyan conflict mounts
Libyan turmoil sends gold to new high
2011-03-07 15:42
Escalating violence in Libya has spurred a rally in the oil price and fuelled demand for gold as a safe haven asset.
Gold stabilises around $1 360
Gold slips on renewed risk appetite
Gold hits new high
Global stocks hit oil slick
2011-03-06 16:04
World stocks are expected to take their cues from the oil market next week but the economic recovery is likely to trump jitters caused by unrest in the Middle East.
US stocks down, dollar flat vs yen
Oil dips briefly on Libya peace talk
Oil tests investor resilience
Gaddafi 'has no direct stake in Michelangelo'
2011-03-06 10:30
A fund representing the Libyan people and not Colonel Muammar Gaddafi holds a stake in the luxury Michelangelo Hotel, says its operator Legacy Hotels.
Britain freezes Gaddafi's assets
UN slaps Gaddafi with sanctions
Libya's revolt hits Tripoli
Hedge fund warns of SA 'blow-up'
2011-03-04 17:14
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UK hedge fund Toscafund says SA is likely to implode Libya-style in 15 years, but with more serious consequences.
Britain freezes Gaddafi's assets
'Gaddafi feud burst Coca-Cola's bubble'
Mideast unrest threatens eurozone inflation
Oil still high as Libyan conflict mounts
2011-03-04 09:45
Oil prices are hovering near $102 a barrel as Libyan government and rebel forces dug in amid fierce fighting, raising investor fears of protracted oil output cuts.
Oil falls on talk of peace plan for Libya
Oil price extends gains
Oil prices slip as Saudi reassures supply
Oil jumps on Mideast unrest
Oil off highs, Saudi pumps more
Oil rises as Libya's oil industry in chaos
Oil dips briefly on Libya peace talk
2011-03-03 13:42
A proposal by Venezuela President Hugo Chavez to try to broker a peace deal in Libya briefly pushed oil lower, while recently risk-averse stock markets put in some gains.
Asian shares up on strong US jobs report
Gulf stocks drop on Middle East worries
Gold hits new high, world stocks down
Gulf stocks drop on Middle East worries
2011-03-02 15:41
Emerging markets have slumped, as escalating unrest in the Middle East spooked investors, sending markets in Dubai and Saudi Arabia to multi-month and multi-year lows.
Stocks tumble as oil marches higher
US stocks edge lower, oil gains
Global concerns cap FTSE gains
Asian stocks rise, China's PMI slows
Stocks rise, US dollar falls
Rising oil drags on FTSE
JSE drops in line with global markets
2011-03-02 09:50
The JSE has opened in red territory, in line with global equity markets amid concerns over the rise in oil prices and political chaos on Libya.
JSE remains strong in quiet trade
World stocks give JSE a strong start
Global stocks fail to inspire JSE
JSE trades weaker at midday
JSE flat following mixed Asia
US sentiment leads JSE turnaround
Rand seen struggling to break lower
2011-03-02 09:25
The rand has strengthened slightly against the dollar, but dealers expected the currency to come under some pressure given the turmoil in North Africa and the Middle East.
Bonds extend budget losses, rand weaker
Rand bolstered by Marcus comment
Rand holds firm ahead of trade figures
Rand firmer ahead of budget
Rand steady, seen pushing below R7.10
Rand weaker on global risk aversion
Dollar strengthens against yen
2011-03-01 09:38
The dollar has firmed against the yen, supported by interest rate differentials between the United States and Japan, dealers say.
Dollar range-bound ahead of G20
Dollar falls back against yen
Dollar falls against yen on exporters' selling
Dollar firm as profit-taking hits euro
Dollar stuck in tight range
Dollar falls despite Egypt turmoil
Oil prices slip as Saudi reassures supply
2011-02-28 17:25
Oil prices fell as reassurances from Saudi Arabia that extra supply needs could be met were tempered by BoA Merrill Lynch's warning that Libyan output could be reduced for months.
Oil rises as Libya's oil industry in chaos
Oil higher as supply fears persist
Oil surges as Libya unrest cuts supply
European shares hit by Libya tensions
2011-02-28 11:46
European shares have fallen, hit by forecast-lagging results from banking heavyweight HSBC and a retreat in investor risk appetite after Libya tensions rose again.
LSE trading hit by 'tech problem'
World stocks off highs
Asian markets bounce back
US stocks set to recover after slide
US stocks edge up despite oil price jump
Rise in crude oil price fuels FTSE decline
Oil rises as Libya's oil industry in chaos
2011-02-28 09:37
Oil prices have jumped to near $100 a barrel as Libya's violent power struggle continued to disrupt crude output in the Opec nation.
Oil off highs, Saudi pumps more
Oil surges as Libya unrest cuts supply
Oil higher as supply fears persist
Oil higher on turmoil in Libya
Oil at new high on Libyan worries
Oil hits $113 as contagion fears grow
Russia could 'lose $4bn' in Libyan deals
2011-02-27 14:37
Russia could lose almost $4.0bn in arms export contracts to Libya after it joined other world powers in slapping an arms embargo on Muammar Gaddafi's regime.
Libya holds fortune in US banks
Oil hits $113 as contagion fears grow
SA could 'do an Egypt', says academic
Oil off highs, Saudi pumps more
2011-02-25 15:02
Oil retreated from highs as a senior industry official said top exporter Saudi Arabia had increased output to make up for any shortages.
Oil surges as Libya unrest cuts supply
Oil hits $113 as contagion fears grow
Oil higher as supply fears persist
Oil higher as supply fears persist
2011-02-25 09:36
Oil prices have risen again in Asia as supply worries persisted due to escalating unrest in the oil-rich Middle East and North Africa.
Oil surges as Libya unrest cuts supply
Oil higher on turmoil in Libya
Oil at new high on Libyan worries
Oil passes $107 on violence in Libya, Bahrain
Libyan turmoil pushes oil price higher
Oil hits $113 as contagion fears grow
'North Africa uprisings a warning to SA'
2011-02-24 12:06
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan says South Africa needs to create jobs fast and tackle inequality to avoid the unrest seen in North African countries.
R10bn jobs loan scheme unveiled
'Gauteng build plan to create mega jobs'
KZN moots job creation projects
Oil hits $113 as contagion fears grow
2011-02-24 09:53
Unrest in Libya and the threat of contagion to other oil producing countries in the region have pushed drove brent crude to $113 a barrel.
Oil at new high on Libyan worries
Libyan turmoil pushes oil price higher
Oil higher on turmoil in Libya
Oil rises as Libyan tensions escalate
Oil passes $107 on violence in Libya, Bahrain
Oil prices supported by Middle East tensions
Asian shares extend losses
2011-02-23 09:38
Asian shares have fallen further as the unrest in Libya pushed oil prices higher and sent Wall Street sharply lower.
Asian shares fall amid growing unrest
Libyan turmoil hits stocks as oil surges
Libya turmoil sets oil surging
Libya turmoil boosts oil
Asian stocks slip on Libyan turmoil
China, oil worries knock equities
 
Fear and loathing in Libya's Misrata
2011-09-23 10:40
The graffiti on a burnt-out building on Tripoli Street – the main boulevard in Misrata in ruins after ferocious street fighting – sums up the bitter mood in a city besieged for months by Muammar Gaddafi’s forces.
US embassy reopens in Libya
Tunisia jails Libya ex-PM
Gaddafi loyalists flee Sebha to Niger
Gaddafi loyalists flee Sebha to Niger
2011-09-22 22:26
Several key supporters of fugitive Muammar Gaddafi have fled to Niger from the southern desert city of Sabha, captured by new regime forces.
Gaddafi forces killing people in Sirte
Gaddafi bastion Sabha falls to NTC forces
Zuma calls for end to hostilities in Libya
Gaddafi forces killing people in Sirte
2011-09-22 17:32
Forces loyal to Muammar Gaddafi who control the city of Sirte have been executing residents suspected of sympathising with Libya's new rulers.
Libya fighters stalled at Gaddafi bastions
Civilians join Gaddafi fighters in Sirte
Fierce clashes in Libya
Libya's NTC forces hold back from assault
2011-09-22 12:31
Forces loyal to Libya's new rulers say they are holding back from advancing on Muammar Gaddafi’s last redoubts despite their capture of two key southern oases.
Libyan victory questioned
Nato extends Libya air campaign
US ambassador returns to Libya
US ambassador returns to Libya
2011-09-21 20:35
The US ambassador has returned to Libya to lead the newly reopened embassy in Tripoli.
Libya to announce new govt in 10 days
US troops sent to Libya
US embassy in Algiers told of Qaeda threat
Nato extends Libya air campaign
2011-09-21 19:00
Nato allies have agreed to extend their air campaign in Libya by another 90 days, diplomats say, as forces loyal to ousted strongman Muammar Gaddafii still pose a threat to civilians.
Premature to decide on Libya, says Nato
Give up fighting, Nato tells Gaddafi
Gaddafi bastion Sabha falls to NTC forces
2011-09-21 11:11
One of the last three main bastions of Muammar Gaddafi in Libya has been largely taken over by forces of the provisional government a month after he was toppled, an official says.
Libya to announce new govt in 10 days
Loyalty out the window as AU, SA ditch Gaddafi
Libya will work for peace, says Jalil
Libya will work for peace, says Jalil
2011-09-21 07:49
The new Libya will join the international community as a nation committed to peace, security, and democracy, the head of the transitional government says.
SA recognises NTC as Libyan government
AU ready to support Libyan people
Obama meets interim Libyan leader
DA claims proof SA rifles sold to Gaddafi
2011-09-20 22:52
A document released by Human Rights Watch proves that South African arms manufacturer Truvelo Armoury exported sniper rifles to the Gaddafi regime in 2009, the DA says.
Sisulu: No SA sniper rifle sales to Libya
Radebe: Arms sales to Libya legal
Obama hails new chapter in Libya
2011-09-20 21:16
US President Barack Obama has hailed a new chapter in the life of Libya, saying that the nation stood as a lesson of what the global community can achieve together.
Events in Libya a charade, says Gaddafi
Gaddafi loyalists rout rebels
Doubt over Libya 'mercenary' claim
Obama meets interim Libyan leader
2011-09-20 20:03
US President Barack Obama has met Libya's interim leader Mustafa Abdel Jalil for the first time, and said the world would stand with his liberated country as it solidifies its freedom.
Libya transitional government gets UN seat
Jalil makes 1st public speech in Tripoli
UN Council to ease Libya sanctions
African Union recognises Libya's NTC
2011-09-20 16:49
President Jacob Zuma's office has announced the African Union officially recognises Libya's National Transitional Council as the country's legitimate leadership
Events in Libya a charade, says Gaddafi
SA open to discuss Libya at UN, says Zuma
New Libyan flag takes its place at UN HQ
Events in Libya a charade, says Gaddafi
2011-09-20 14:01
Fugitive strongman Muammar Gaddafi has denounced events unfolding in Libya as a "charade", speaking in an audio message broadcast on Syria-based Arrai television.
Doubt over Libya 'mercenary' claim
Filipina maids 'rescued' from Gaddafi kin
Rebels take airport near pro-Gaddafi city
Filipina maids 'rescued' from Gaddafi kin
2011-09-20 08:49
Philippine diplomats helped two Filipina maids slip out of the home of a relative of deposed Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi after the women asked for a "rescue", an official says.
New Libya replaces Gaddafi’s tent at UN
Gaddafi loyalists 'capture' 17 mercenaries
UN concerned about black Africans in Libya
SA open to discuss Libya at UN, says Zuma
2011-09-19 22:36
South Africa is open to discuss Libya's future in the United Nations, but insists on African Union participation in the north African country, President Jacob Zuma says.
SA seeks inclusive Libyan authority
AU undermined in Libya talks, says Zuma
EU, SA seek to move past disputes
Libya: Fierce fighting rages in Bani Walid
2011-09-19 16:51
Fierce fighting has raged in Bani Walid as new regime fighters attacked the oasis town where a son of Muammar Gaddafi is believed holed up, possibly with his father, Libya’s rulers say.
Libya fighters stalled at Gaddafi bastions
Blair met Gaddafi before bomber freed
Post-war Tripoli port back in business
Niger asks help fighting terrorism
2011-09-19 13:00
Niger needs help training and equipping its security forces to deal with potential terrorism in the aftermath of the fall of Muammar Gaddafi’s government in neighbouring Libya, the country’s leader says.
Gaddafi's son won't be sent back to Libya
Gaddafi son in Niger 'custody'
Niger attacks al-Qaeda-linked cell, 3 killed
Libya fighters stalled at Gaddafi bastions
2011-09-19 11:59
Forces of the new Libyan regime have stalled their assault on Muammar Gaddafi’s hometown Sirte where they believe one of his sons is cornered.
Post-war Tripoli port back in business
Gaddafi loyalists rout rebels
Blair met Gaddafi before bomber freed
Blair met Gaddafi before bomber freed
2011-09-18 23:16
The former British prime minister visited Muammar Gaddafi in Libya in the months before the Lockerbie bomber was freed from jail.
Don’t underestimate Gaddafi, says Blair
Blair defends Iraq war decision
Try Blair for war crimes: Sister-in-law
New Libya cabinet delayed indefinitely
2011-09-18 18:45
The unveiling of a new Libyan government has been put off indefinitely, Mahmud Jibril, the number two official in the NTC says.
UN Council to ease Libya sanctions
Libya transitional government gets UN seat
Libyans expect post-war boom
Fierce clashes in Libya
2011-09-18 12:50
Forces of the new Libyan regime have been forced to retreat after earlier pushing deeper into Sirte, hometown of ousted leader Muammar Gaddafi.
Civilians join Gaddafi fighters in Sirte
Libya transitional government gets UN seat
Gaddafi's son won't be sent back to Libya
Iran leader warns Arabs not to trust US
2011-09-17 22:20
Iran's top leader has warned Arab nations swept up in uprisings against autocratic regimes not to allow the US or Nato to influence the types of post-revolution political systems they form.
Muslims 'must fight US, UK'
Ahmadinejad, Ayatollah clash over nukes
Iranian ayatollah wants new UN
Gaddafi's son won't be sent back to Libya
2011-09-16 22:25
Niger's government says it will not send Saadi Gaddafi, son of the deposed Libyan leader, back to Libya.
Gaddafi son in Niger 'custody'
32 of Gaddafi inner circle reach Niger
One of Gaddafi's sons enters Niger
Fighters surge into two Gaddafi bastions
2011-09-16 19:00
Fighters loyal to Libya's new leaders surged Friday into the city of Sirte and into Bani Walid oasis, two of fugitive Moamer Kadhafi's few remaining bastions, officials and an AFP reporter said.
Libyan NTC fighters seize Sirte airport
Sarkozy, Cameron 'colonising Libya'
Libya: NTC readies for final battle
Libya: NTC readies for final battle
2011-09-16 11:39
Forces of Libya’s new leadership are regrouping ahead of the expected final battle from the hometown of fugitive fallen strongman Muammar Gaddafi, after suffering heavy casualties.
Sarkozy, Cameron 'colonising Libya'
Turkey’s PM to visit Libya
Turkey’s PM to visit Libya
2011-09-16 08:56
Turkey’s prime minister is set to visit Libya, a day after the French and British leaders won a hero’s welcome there for helping to overthrow Muammar Gaddafi.
UN Council to ease Libya sanctions
Libyans see Gaddafi as 'irrelevant'
Libya: UK, France leaders to hold talks with NTC
UN Council to ease Libya sanctions
2011-09-16 07:52
Britain has officially registered a resolution to ease Libya assets and arms sanctions at the UN Security Council and expects a vote on Friday, diplomats say.
Convoy zeroes in on Gaddafi hometown
Cameron vows UK help in hunt for Gaddafi
UK to unfreeze £12bn in Libyan assets
UK to unfreeze £12bn in Libyan assets
2011-09-15 15:20
UK’s prime minister David Cameron says his government would look to unfreeze a further £12bn in Libyan assets if a UN Security Council resolution on Libya is passed.
Libya: UK, France leaders to hold talks with NTC
UK's Cameron arrives in Libya
Cameron vows UK help in hunt for Gaddafi
Libyans see Gaddafi as 'irrelevant'
2011-09-15 12:24
Libyans now see fugitive strongman Muammar Gaddafi as "irrelevant", even if their new leaders know Libya won’t be fully liberated until he is captured, a US envoy says.
ICRC: 13 mass graves found in Libya
Libyans expect post-war boom
Wad of cash found in Bani Walid
UK's Cameron arrives in Libya
2011-09-15 10:46
British PM David Cameron has arrived on a visit to Libya where he and French President Nicolas Sarkozy will meet the country’s new leaders, a spokesperson says.
AU: Libyan conflict may lead to terrorism
ICRC: 13 mass graves found in Libya
Cameron, Sarkozy to visit Libya
AU: Libyan conflict may lead to terrorism
2011-09-15 08:55
Terrorism and the proliferation of weapons arising out of the Libyan conflict are a cause for concern, the African Union says.
Cameron, Sarkozy to visit Libya
Gaddafi son in Niger 'custody'
Libyans expect post-war boom
Benghazi hospitals collapse
2011-09-14 22:15
Benghazi hospitals face huge shortages as few antibiotics are left and cotton and gauze have run out, rattling the nerves of staff and patients alike.
Benghazi residents worry about weapons
Blast in Benghazi accidental
Libyan rebels make plea for money
Libya immigrants imprisoned, tortured
2011-09-14 16:15
A rights group has accused Libya's new authorities of jailing and torturing some 300 foreigners, mostly Tuaregs from Mali and Niger, suspected of backing the ousted Libyan leader.
US worried about African migrants in Libya
Libya's NTC 'committed to rule of law'
NTC tells civilians to leave Bani Walid
Gaddafi son in Niger 'custody'
2011-09-14 11:07
Muammar Gaddafi’s son Saadi is under guard in the Niger capital after fleeing Libya over the weekend but Nato acknowledges it has no idea where the fugitive father is holed up.
Women do their bit for Libya revolution
SA to host AU meeting on Libya
SA seeks inclusive Libyan authority
Libya's NTC 'committed to rule of law'
2011-09-14 08:42
Libya's new rulers have promised to investigate allegations of "serious abuses" including war crimes, as their position was consolidated when the World Bank recognised them as official government.
World Bank recognises Libya's new rulers
Gaddafi generals seek asylum in Niger
Women do their bit for Libya revolution
Women do their bit for Libya revolution
2011-09-13 22:36
Bursting with revolutionary pride and armed with brooms and paintbrushes, Libyan women from all walks of clean up the capital and paint pro-revolution wall murals.
Jalil makes 1st public speech in Tripoli
New Libya leaders to move to Tripoli
Thousands mark Muslim Eid in Tripoli
SA seeks inclusive Libyan authority
2011-09-13 20:10
Libya's interim authority must include representatives from all regions of the country, International Relations Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane says.
AU will not recognise Libya rebels - Zuma
AU undermined in Libya talks, says Zuma
Zuma plays it safe over Libya
SA sets conditions for new Libyan rulers
2011-09-13 16:16
SA has not recognised the Libyan Transitional National Council in line with the AU and will not do so until specific conditions are met.
SA to host AU meeting on Libya
AU will not recognise Libya rebels - Zuma
SA sticks to AU roadmap on Libya
Niger: Libya generals seek refugee status
2011-09-13 12:52
An official in Niger says three top generals who served Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi are negotiating for political refugee status in the capital.
Jalil makes 1st public speech in Tripoli
US worried about African migrants in Libya
Libya's NTC pledges 'moderate' Islamic rule
Libya's NTC pledges 'moderate' Islamic rule
2011-09-13 09:37
Libya's new leaders have pledged "moderate" Islamic rule even as their fighters were accused by Amnesty International of committing possible war crimes.
Gaddafi 'slams' revolutionary forces
32 of Gaddafi inner circle reach Niger
Libyans reject Iraq-like chaos
32 of Gaddafi inner circle reach Niger
2011-09-13 07:34
Thirty-two members of fugitive former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi’s inner circle, including his son Saadi, have arrived in Niger since September 02, Niger’s PM says.
Libyan Mata Hari guided Nato bombs
Libyans reject Iraq-like chaos
Libya music scene reborn
Libyan Mata Hari guided Nato bombs
2011-09-12 22:20
The Nato bombing campaign which fatally weakened Muammar Gaddafi's rule had a secret asset: a 24-year-old Libyan woman who spent months spying on military facilities.
Gaddafi spy chief Dorda arrested
Premature to decide on Libya, says Nato
Rebels put off assault on Gaddafi bastion
Libyans reject Iraq-like chaos
2011-09-12 20:15
Libyans are confident about their future, saying their revolutionary country will not plunge into Iraq-like chaos because it is less exposed to terror group al-Qaeda and to ethnic and religious municipality.
Gaddafi forces attack refinery, kill 15
Libya's NTC chief flies to Tripoli
US welcomes new Libyan ambassador
Massive blast at Tripoli arms depot
2011-09-12 16:07
A massive explosion at an arms depot near the international airport in Tripoli’s south has injured two people, witnesses say.
Gaddafi forces attack refinery, kill 15
Libya holdout towns in focus
Pro-Gaddafi forces put up stiff resistance
Gaddafi forces attack refinery, kill 15
2011-09-12 14:02
Forces loyal to Muammar Gaddafi have attacked the front gate of an oil refinery near the Libyan coastal town of Ras Lanuf, killing 15 guards and injuring two, witnesses say.
Pro-Gaddafi forces put up stiff resistance
Rebels put off assault on Gaddafi bastion
Libya holdout towns in focus
Libya holdout towns in focus
2011-09-12 10:17
Libya's new rulers say they are holding back an assault on one of the last bastions loyal to Muammar Gaddafi but are edging towards the ousted ruler’s birthplace of Sirte.
Libya NTC fighters ambushed in Bani Walid
Libya's NTC chief flies to Tripoli
US welcomes new Libyan ambassador
Libya NTC fighters ambushed in Bani Walid
2011-09-12 07:40
Fighters backing the new regime in Libya have met strong resistance in the Libyan oasis town of Bani Walid, where they have come under sniper fire from forces loyal to Muammar Gaddafi.
One of Gaddafi's sons enters Niger
'Gaddafi is welcome here'
Gaddafi spy chief Dorda arrested
Gaddafi spy chief Dorda arrested
2011-09-11 18:51
A report says Bouzaid Dorda, the head of Muammar Gaddafi's external security organisation has been arrested by anti-Gaddafi fighters.
Libya's NTC chief flies to Tripoli
Libya's interim leaders under fire
'Gaddafi is welcome here'
IMF recognises Libya's transitional council
2011-09-10 16:00
The International Monetary Fund recognises Libya's National Transitional Council as its government and will send a team there as soon as security permits.
Libya's interim leaders under fire
Libyan rebel PM calls for unity, rebuilding
Risk to global economy rising: IMF chief
Libya's NTC chief flies to Tripoli
2011-09-10 12:00
The head of Libya’s new leadership, NTC chief Mustafa Abdel Jalil, has flown to Tripoli for his first visit since its fighters seized the capital and ousted Muammar Gaddafi, an AFP correspondent says.
Interpol issues arrest warrant for Gaddafi
Fugitive Gaddafi's few options
Libya's interim leaders under fire
UK to release Libyan banknotes
2011-08-31 07:42
The UK will return Libyan banknotes that were impounded as part of UN sanctions.
ENI CEO meets rebel leaders in Libya
Analysis: Merkel vulnerable as euro
SA backs down on Libyan assets
Analysis: Merkel vulnerable as euro
2011-08-28 16:38
Germany's Angela Merkel faces the biggest challenge to her leadership, with traditionally loyal conservative allies openly criticising her approach to the euro zone crisis.
EFSF: Eurozone crisis over in three years
World stocks rally on US stimulus hopes
Germany cuts deficit forecast to 1.5%
Oil jittery in Asian trade
2011-08-26 09:43
Oil is mixed in muted Asian trade as investors awaited a key speech by US Federal Reserve chief Ben Bernanke, analysts say.
Brent off highs, tracking Wall St dip
Oil prices rise on Libyan letdown
Oil mixed as traders eye Libya crisis
Oil see-saws ahead of Bernanke speech
Eni leads in Libya oil race
Brent falls on Libya hopes, stocks cut gains
Oil see-saws ahead of Bernanke speech
2011-08-25 08:29
Oilprices are mixed in Asian trade ahead of a speech by US Federal Reserve chief Ben Bernanke, analysts say.
Oil prices rise on Libyan letdown
Brent falls on Libya hopes, stocks cut gains
Oil plunges as Libyan rebels march on
Oil, copper bounce on Spanish moves
Oil prices extend losses
Oil mixed as traders eye Libya crisis
Oil mixed as traders eye Libya crisis
2011-08-23 09:32
Oil prices see-sawed in Asian trade as traders monitored the crisis in Libya, with rebels claiming victory but Gaddafi's sons saying he remains in power.
Brent falls on Libya hopes, stocks cut gains
Oil plunges as Libyan rebels march on
Oil, copper bounce on Spanish moves
Oil prices extend losses
Oil prices nosedive
Eni leads in Libya oil race
SA not assisting Gaddafi exit: Minister
2011-08-22 10:54
South Africa won't facilitate Muammar Gaddafi's exit from Libya and he will not seek asylum in the country, says Foreign Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane.
SA sniper rifles in Libya: report
Clinton to press AU on Libya
Libyan rebels greet oil minister defection
Oil plunges as Libyan rebels march on
SA cuts business ties with Libya
Zuma to meet Gaddafi, rebels
SA sniper rifles in Libya: report
2011-06-19 11:58
South African made sniper rifles have found their way into the hands of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's forces, according to a news report.
Denel denies Libya arms sales
SA sold R70m worth of weapons to Libya
Arms group admits to SA bribes
Libyan rebels greet oil minister defection
2011-06-02 18:26
Libya's rebel leadership has welcomed the defection of former oil minister Shukri Ghanem, a key official in the regime of Muammer Gaddafi.
SA cuts business ties with Libya
Oil prices close in on $101
US alleges 2008 oil trade fixing
Dollar, unrest push oil higher
2011-04-29 13:11
A weaker dollar and continued turmoil in North Africa and the Middle East caused the oil price to rise to a near 31-month peak.
Oil slips on bearish US data
Oil up, boosted by US equities
Oil up, dealers eye Mideast
Oil falls as S&P; cuts US debt outlook
Oil prices slip on profit-taking
Oil down on profit-taking
Tributes for director killed in Libya
2011-04-21 10:13
Friends and colleagues have paid tribute to documentary filmmaker and photojournalist Tim Hetherington, who was killed during fighting between rebels and government forces in Misrata, Libya.
Award-winning journalist killed in Misrata
Our Bric friends like our politics: Zuma
2011-04-14 11:47
President Jacob Zuma says other Brics members appreciate South Africa's stance on international politics.
Malema: SA could be swallowed by Bric
Zuma hails 'historic' Brics summit
Zuma arrives for Brics summit
Zuma thanks Brics for Libya support
2011-04-14 06:59
President Jacob Zuma says the African Union appreciated the Brics support of its roadmap towards "a viable political solution" to the Libyan situation.
Zuma urges business to embrace Brics
Brics leaders warn Doha can collapse
Zuma hails 'historic' Brics summit
SA sold R70m worth of weapons to Libya
2011-04-10 11:13
The National Conventional Arms Control Committee annual report for 2010 shows that South Africa sold weapons to Libya worth about R70m, it has been reported.
Denel denies Libya arms sales
Arms deal tally rests at R47.2bn
Tanzania asks for SA Navy help
Libyan rebels regain ground near oil port
2011-04-06 18:13
Libyan rebels pushed back towards the contested oil port of Brega, regaining mostly desert territory lost to Muammar Gaddafi's army the day before.
Nato chief holds talks in Turkey
Libya threatens to sue over oil deals
Obama to put spotlight on energy
Ping doubts Gbagbo can still negotiate
2011-04-05 17:02
AU Commission head Jean Ping expressed doubts that Ivory Coast leader Laurent Gbagbo can negotiate an exit from an international siege.
AU urges world powers to back its roadmap
AU demands halt to Libya attacks
Rand still overvalued: Gordhan
Oil prices pull back
2011-04-05 09:43
World oil prices are lower as investors locked in profits from a recent surge, but protests in the Arab world remained a concern, analysts say.
Oil price nears $120 in London
Oil hits high on Libya conflict
Catching the wave
Oil jumps on upbeat US jobs news
Oil hits multi-year high
Oil hits 30-month high on unrest
Denel denies Libya arms sales
2011-04-01 13:44
Arms manufacturer Denel has refuted reports that it sold armaments worth billions to Libya after a sales trip there a year ago.
Tanzania asks for SA Navy help
Arms deal tally rests at R47.2bn
Milestone as Air Force gets Rooivalk
Libya threatens to sue over oil deals
2011-03-30 17:48
Libya’s government has warned it will sue any international company which concluded energy deals with the rebels who control some of the country’s oil infrastructure.
Obama to put spotlight on energy
Obama ally warns of Congress 'anger'
AU urges world powers to back its roadmap
Oil slips on jump in US inventories
2011-03-30 09:47
Oil has fallen in Asian trade as investors weighed in the impact of a jump in US oil stockpiles, analysts say.
Oil slides in Asian trade
Brent crude oil nears $116, upside risks
Oil hovers above two-year high
Oil nears $105; traders eye Middle East
Oil traders eye Libya strife
Oil down but upward pressure remains
Why investors should not be swayed by Japan
2011-03-29 10:53
Investment decisions should be guided by the threat of a rising oil price and not the aftershocks of Japan's disaster, writes Vic de Klerk.
Buffett: Japan quake 'buying opportunity'
SA not entirety safe against Japan crisis
'Limited SA fallout from Japan crisis'
Japan quake may cost up to $309bn
Japan quake to cost reinsurer $1.2bn
Japanese stocks fall on nuclear crisis
Stocks rebound on bargain-hunting
2011-03-29 09:44
Global stocks have rebounded from early losses tied to Japan's struggle to contain the world's worst nuclear crisis in decades.
Stocks advance, euro steadies on ECB
US markets gain for third day
Asian stocks lower on Japan jitters
World shares rise, Portugal costs soar
Asia shares rise amid better US data
Global stocks edge up
Asian stocks lower on Japan jitters
2011-03-28 09:51
Asian stocks are mostly lower as Japan's struggle to stabilise a leaking nuclear reactor dragged on for a third week.
Asia shares rise amid better US data
Japan stocks edge lower
Tokyo stocks slide
Stocks extend gains; rand bounces
Stocks up on Japan progress
Global stocks edge up
Libya remains concern for oil traders
2011-03-25 08:55
Crude has been mixed in Asian trade with prices supported by the unrest in Libya and other oil-producing countries in the region.
Oil hovers above two-year high
Oil rises as Libya goes under attack
Oil traders eye Libya strife
Oil traders eye Libya strife
2011-03-22 12:27
Traders are keeping an eye on the conflict in Libya amid concern that military action could prolong a shutdown of oil production.
Oil rises as Libya goes under attack
Oil prices jump above $103
Mideast crisis sends oil up
Oil rises as Libya goes under attack
2011-03-21 08:04
Oil prices have jumped to near $103 a barrel after Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi vowed a "long war" amid a second night of allied strikes.
Oil prices jump above $103
Mideast crisis sends oil up
Oil slips on Libyan ceasefire
Yen slides after G7 intervention
2011-03-18 12:55
Global stocks rose and the yen tumbled after the Group of Seven agreed on joint action to weaken the Japanese currency and calm nuclear crisis jitters.
G7 yen pledge boosts Asian markets
Yen powers to all-time high
Japan sounds alarm on soaring yen
NATO presses ahead with Libya military plans
2011-03-17 18:12
NATO's chief urged the UN to quickly act on Libya to stop Muammar Gaddafi from crushing rebels, but the alliance was divided as it pressed ahead with plans for a no-fly zone.
Gaddafi forces enter key oil port
SA orders Gaddafi asset freeze: report
SA orders Gaddafi asset freeze: report
Oil eases on Japan pessimism
2011-03-14 10:06
Oil has touched a two-week low near $111, on investor pessimism that economic growth will slow after Japan's earthquake and tsunami.
Oil holds above $102 on Saudi worries
Oil still high on Mid East fear
Oil futures drop on strong dollar
Oil retreats while markets recover
Punters see oil reaching $200
Stocks drop as oil prices edge up
SA orders Gaddafi asset freeze: report
2011-03-11 12:09
President Jacob Zuma has ordered the Treasury to freeze assets linked to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi and his associates, according to Business Day.
Gaddafi forces enter key oil port
'Gaddafi feud burst Coca-Cola's bubble'
Libya's revolt hits Tripoli
Oil still high on Mid East fear
2011-03-10 08:30
Crude prices have risen in Asian trade due to continued concern about unrest in Libya and the Middle East.
Oil retreats while markets recover
Punters see oil reaching $200
Brent slips below $115 amid Opec talks
Brent slips below $115 amid Opec talks
2011-03-08 15:33
Oil prices fell with North Sea Brent crude dropping by as much as $2 a barrel, after Kuwait's oil minister said Opec was considering boosting production.
'Opec to lift output to cool oil prices'
Crisis hits Libyan crude exports
Oil prices rise on Libya fears
EU may offer incentives for reform
2011-03-08 07:13
The European Union may offer financial and regulatory incentives to North African countries to encourage them to make democratic reforms, according to a report.
Hedge fund warns of SA 'blow-up'
'Gaddafi feud burst Coca-Cola's bubble'
Libyan turmoil sends gold to new high
Asian stocks knocked by soaring oil
2011-03-07 09:41
Oil prices have risen near 2-½ year highs as worries about supply disruption increased due to deepening unrest in Libya sending Asian shares lower.
Global stocks hit oil slick
Asian shares jump on upbeat US jobs data
Oil dips briefly on Libya peace talk
Asian shares up on strong US jobs report
Gulf stocks drop on Middle East worries
Oil tests investor resilience
Crisis hits Libyan crude exports
2011-03-06 14:23
Mounting violence, sanctions and rising freight costs are expected to cause crude oil exports from Libya to drop further.
Arab unrest sends oil higher
Govt calls for review of fuel stocks
'Opec ready to meet any supply shortage'
Usher 'troubled' about Gaddafi link
2011-03-05 14:56
Usher says he's "sincerely troubled" to learn he appeared at a concert in St Bart's linked to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's family.
Beyoncé, Carey disassociate from Gaddafi
Nelly Furtado to donate Gaddafi money
Beyoncé donated Gaddafi money to Haiti
'Gaddafi feud burst Coca-Cola's bubble'
2011-03-04 10:44
When soft drink giant Coca-Cola moved into Libya, it became embroiled in a brutal feud between members of Muammar Gaddafi's all-powerful family, a report says.
Mideast unrest threatens eurozone inflation
Britain freezes Gaddafi's assets
Oil still high as Libyan conflict mounts
Gulf stocks drop on Middle East worries
Oil dips briefly on Libya peace talk
Pay cut for Coke CEO
Oil falls on talk of peace plan for Libya
2011-03-03 17:33
Oil prices fell, with North Sea Brent crude dropping below $115 after the Arab League said a peace plan for Libya was under consideration.
Oil jumps on Mideast unrest
Brent rises above $112
Oil price extends gains
Arab unrest sends oil higher
2011-03-03 09:38
Oil prices pushed higher in Asian trade as unrest in the Middle East and North Africa continued to weigh on markets, analysts say.
Oil jumps on Mideast unrest
Oil prices slip as Saudi reassures supply
Oil price extends gains
Oil off highs, Saudi pumps more
Oil higher as supply fears persist
Oil rises as Libya's oil industry in chaos
Dollar holds on to gains amid risk aversion
2011-03-02 09:55
The dollar is firmer against the euro and yen as risk aversion gripped markets due to escalating turmoil in the Middle East and North Africa, sending oil prices higher.
Dollar strengthens against yen
Dollar range-bound ahead of G20
Dollar falls back against yen
Euro sustains climb against dollar
Euro draws buybacks against dollar
Dollar falls against yen on exporters' selling
Stocks tumble as oil marches higher
2011-03-02 09:43
Oil has vaulted over $116 per barrel on concerns that escalating tensions in Libya would spread in the Middle East and disrupt fuel supplies.
Oil gains, global stocks fall on Libya
Asian markets bounce back
World stocks split as Libya crisis mounts
Govt calls for review of fuel stocks
2011-03-01 13:35
The department of energy says an urgent review of SA's strategic fuel stock is needed amid the current political crisis in north Africa and the Middle East.
Another petrol price blow for SA
Strike violence disrupts fuel deliveries
Brace for shock fuel hikes: economist
Oil price extends gains
2011-03-01 09:26
Crude prices are higher despite oil kingpin Saudi Arabia's pledge to ensure sufficient supplies.
Oil prices slip as Saudi reassures supply
Oil off highs, Saudi pumps more
Oil rises as Libya's oil industry in chaos
Oil higher as supply fears persist
Oil hits $113 as contagion fears grow
Oil surges as Libya unrest cuts supply
World stocks split as Libya crisis mounts
2011-02-28 12:11
World markets are mixed, with Asian shares trading mostly higher but shares elsewhere dipping as traders struggle to push aside worries over political turmoil in Libya.
Asian markets bounce back
European shares hit by Libya tensions
Oil off highs, Saudi pumps more
Oil rises as Libya's oil industry in chaos
Britain freezes Gaddafi's assets
Russia could 'lose $4bn' in Libyan deals
Euro rebounds against dollar
2011-02-28 09:45
The euro has firmed against the dollar, recouping its earlier losses that reflected worries over Middle Eastern oil supplies sparked by ongoing turmoil in Libya.
Euro draws buybacks against dollar
Dollar falls against yen on exporters' selling
Euro eases as market muted on G20 deal
Egypt crisis pushes dollar higher
Euro falls ahead of ECB meeting
Euro at three month high vs dollar
Britain freezes Gaddafi's assets
2011-02-28 06:54
Britain has frozen the UK assets of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi and his family.
Russia could 'lose $4bn' in Libyan deals
SA could 'do an Egypt', says academic
Oil off highs, Saudi pumps more
SA could 'do an Egypt', says academic
2011-02-25 17:00
If SA continues to neglect the plight of the jobless the country will go the way of Egypt, according to a Rhodes University lecturer.
'North Africa uprisings a warning to SA'
Egypt revolt takes toll on economy
Zuma: Africa is next big thing
JSE up slightly on bargain-hunting
2011-02-25 09:45
The JSE has eked out small gains, as investors embarked on bargain-hunting following three consecutive days of losses.
JSE still weak on Libyan crisis
JSE slightly down, lacks direction
Libyan turmoil weighs on JSE
JSE welcomes clarity on listings
JSE sell-off accelerates
Risk-aversion, Middle East hits JSE
Libya holds fortune in US banks
2011-02-25 06:51
Libya has billions of dollars in US bank accounts, according to a confidential US diplomatic cable.
JSE slightly down, lacks direction
2011-02-24 11:14
The JSE is modestly lower, as local investors struggled to find direction.
Risk-aversion, Middle East hits JSE
JSE sell-off accelerates
JSE welcomes clarity on listings
JSE falls on Middle East fears
JSE falls on profit taking, oil
Mid-East tension sparks JSE sell-off
JSE falls on Middle East fears
2011-02-23 09:41
The JSE is weaker, as investors remain skittish as unrest continued unabated in the Middle East and North Africa.
JSE falls on profit taking, oil
Mid-East tension sparks JSE sell-off
JSE drops on Middle East worries
Commodities fuel JSE's momentum
JSE firmer, gold stocks lead charge
JSE up after recent sell-off
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