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Current events of
February 11, 2019
Armed conflicts and attacks
Libyan Crisis (2011–present)
has full control of the
El Sharara oil field
, the largest oilfield in Libya, after it was captured by the
Libyan National Army
. The oilfield, which was formerly under the control of
Government of National Accord
, was taken over by local tribesmen in December 2018.
Business and economy
, a private
organization that had claimed it would send humans on a one-way trip to
, releases a statement saying it has been declared bankrupt.
Disasters and accidents
A helicopter carrying
, killing both Boechat and the pilot.
2018–19 North American winter
A winter storm is expected to bring up to 12 inches (30 cm) of snow to the Midwestern and Northeastern United States in the upcoming days.
A winter storm hits
, depositing snow at record-low elevations at
Polipoli State Park
, along with massive waves, coastal flooding, and strong winds, resulting in at least one death.
The Washington Post
Switzerland–United Kingdom relations
sign a trade continuity agreement to maintain current trade relations post-
Law and crime
Oulu child sexual exploitation scandal
Finnish police start to investigate new rapes of two underage girls that had occurred a few days earlier in
A 15-year-old student has stabbed and killed his teacher and a classmate at a high school in
. Two other classmates were also injured.
(The New York Times)
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