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Libya: Dozens killed as clashes shake Tripoli

A rift threatens to tear apart Libya's unity government. The country's parliament elected Fathi Bashagha to replace Abdul Hamid Dbeibah as interim prime minister. But Dbeibah is refusing to go – and still has the backing of the United Nations.

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