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Switzerland eases sanctions on Libya

Switzerland will on Thursday unblock some frozen Libyan assets and allow the transfer of money to some state institutions, the Swiss government said on Wednesday. The move will allow the transfer of money and other assets to the Central Bank of Libya, the Libyan Investment Authority, the Libyan Foreign Bank and the Libyan Africa Investment […]

French business sees $200 billion Libyan opportunity

Rebuilding Libya could be worth at least $200 billion (125 billion pounds) over 10 years, but France’s role in ousting Muammar Gaddafi will not be enough to seal deals, the chief of France’s overseas business federation said on Wednesday. French President Nicolas Sarkozy has spearheaded military intervention in the OPEC producer and France’s top firms […]