President Emmanuel Macron also announced that France will pull its ambassador out of the country after its democratically elected president was deposed in a coup.
- by Angela Charlton
The headquarters of the oil company and buildings of government agencies have been destroyed.
Thousands of people were killed after two dams collapsed in Libya during a storm, destroying entire blocks of homes as people slept. The crisis is far from over.
- by Ahmed Elumami
A video by a guest shows the moment the 6.8-magnitude earthquake struck, with images of celebrations suddenly giving way to chaos, darkness and screaming.
- by Ahmed Eljechtimi
The flood death toll in the city of Derna has risen to more than 5100, a local health official in eastern Libya says after a torrent smashed through dams and washed away entire suburbs. Some 10,000 people are still missing.
- by Samy Magdy and Yousef Murad
Teams from Spain and Britain joined urgent efforts to find survivors of the 6.8 magnitude quake that struck late on Friday as frustrated residents counted the rising death toll.
- by Sam Metz
Moroccan earthquake survivors huddled for a night in the open on the High Atlas Mountains in fear of further destruction after the nation’s deadliest quake in more than 60 years.
- by Jihed Abidellaoui
The blaze broke out in the five-storey building when people were asleep, with up to 200 believed to have been inside.
In the conservative, mostly Christian country, many religious leaders and politicians have painted same-sex relations as a Western import.
- by Emma Bubola