Africa

Libya Parliament Asks Ex-PM to Form New Government

Secretary of State John Kerry, right, joined by Prime Minister of Libya Abdullah al-Thinni, speaks to media at the State Department, in Washington, Monday, Aug. 4, 2014, during the US Africa Summit. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)
Secretary of State John Kerry, right, joined by Prime Minister of Libya Abdullah al-Thinni, speaks to media at the State Department, in Washington, Monday, Aug. 4, 2014, during the US Africa Summit. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)

CAIRO—Libya’s official news agency says the country’s elected parliament has tasked the recently resigned prime minister with forming a new government. LANA says the parliament...




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