Libya sinks into chaos and violence. UN special envoy Martin Kobler tries to convince the warring factions to build a government of national security. "The Libyans must now stand together" to fight the Islamic State.
EU-backed agreements between Italy and Libya have reduced the number of migrants reaching EU shores. But the cost has been "unimaginable horrors," according to the UN human rights commissioner Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein.
A UK newspaper alleges that the brother of suicide bomber Salman Abedi plotted to attack the UN's special envoy to Libya. The plan to kill German diplomat Martin Kobler was prevented by Libyan authorities.
With three rival governments and the reluctant host to thousands of migrants making their way to Europe, Libya is in chaos. Will it ever unite for democracy? Taher El-Sonni meets Tim Sebastian on Conflict Zone.
Some 1,400 migrants were rescued off the Libyan coast earlier this week. DW talks to the UN's senior diplomat in Libya, Martin Kobler, about the downside of rescue operations -and the prospect of billions more migrants.
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