The advance took diplomats and analysts by surprise, exploiting their focus on neighbouring Algeria where President Abdelaziz Bouteflika resigned on Tuesday after protests
Rescued migrants en route to Spain have been keeping their Christmas spirits up amid likely difficult conditions at sea.
This is the sole survivor after three migrants were abandoned in the sea off Libya, a Spanish charity has claimed.
A ship run by the Spanish Proactive Open Arms charity carrying 60 migrants has arrived in Barcelona
Dozens of migrants are missing in the coast off Libya. Their boat capsized about 31 kilometres from the capital Tripoli. While 41 people have been rescued, 170 are thought to still be missing in the Mediterranean Sea since Friday.
The breakthrough came at an international conference in Paris