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Foreign diplomats, workers flee Libyan chaos by thousands
Foreign diplomats, workers flee Libyan chaos by thousands

The flight of foreign workers and diplomats from Libya accelerated Thursday, with thousands ordered home by their native countries as fighting consumed major cities and the Tripoli airport. Clashes between Islamist gangs and fractured government forces have killed about 200 people in a two-week period that marks the worst unrest since the ouster and execution of longtime strongman Moammar Kadafi three years ago. Philippine Foreign Secretary Albert del Rosario said he was headed to Tunisia to organize the evacuation of 13,000 Filipinos from neighboring Libya. The move comes after the beheaded remains of one Philippine national were found in Benghazi last week and a nurse was abducted...

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