At least 20 women and two children are among 57 people who drowned, says International Organization for Migration, citing survivors brought to shore by fishermen and coast guard.
Although experts see the hardening of the UN's position against Haftar as a welcome sign, they criticise the international body for giving him a free hand in Libya and complicating the conflict.
Report published by the rights group focuses on refugees and migrants forcibly returned to Libya detention camps, finding new evidence of abuses, including being forced to barter sex for clean water, food and access to sanitation.
Ankara realised that it cannot just rely upon NATO for its survival. The post-July 15 Turkey values self-reliance and alternative international alliances more than ever.
While the reconciliation process has added a sense of optimism, several legal and security challenges remain, just months before the proposed elections in December.
Regional experts say the conference turned a blind eye to the UAE and Russia's divisive role as the two countries reneged on the promises they made in Berlin Conference I.
Libya's unity government seeks to end impasse with eastern warlord Khalifa Haftar ahead of planned peace talks in Germany in coming days.
For regional experts, warlord Khalifa Haftar is sending his forces to fight against Daesh only to hide his 'war crimes' and stay relevant in Libya.
Rumours have circulated in the past, but this time experts believe that Muammar Gaddafi’s son might be making a more serious run than in the past.
Turkey is a US ally and a NATO member, but under President Erdogan’s assertive foreign policy, Ankara has shown the capacity to go its own way if necessary.
Russia’s plan to open up consular services in Benghazi is another sign that Moscow is not ready to give up on warlord Khalifa Haftar.
Regional experts say warlord Khalifa Haftar is making desperate attempts to prolong his existence in the country but the ground is slipping under his feet.
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