The UN-backed unity government of Fayez al-Sarraj claimed to have won back total control of Libya’s capital Tripoli and its suburbs, including the main airport. The fighting around the capital has killed hundreds and forced over 200,000 people to flee the region.
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France is a republic and the largest Western European nation. Through expansion and colonisation in the 17th and 18th centuries France became a great power and still retains territories around the world. It has a seat on the UN security council and is the world’s fourth most wealthy country with a high standard of living and strong cultural identity.