Middle East

Thousands of Filipinos refuse to leave Libya

Foreigners fleeing the violence in Libya enter Tunisia through the southern border crossing at Ras Jedir on August 3, 2014. Thousands of Egyptians who have been seeking to flee strife-torn Libya for days were being airlifted home after buses picked up dozens in the afternoon at the Ras Jedir border crossing to take them to Jerba airport, 100 kilometres (60 miles) north, where flights were to evacuate them to Egypt, AFP journalists said. AFP PHOTO/ F NASRI

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on August 04, 2014, on page 9.




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