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New Libyan PM Takes Office Under Police Escort

Libya's new prime minister, Ahmed Maitiq, held his first official cabinet meeting Monday in Tripoli, after police helped him take over the office that his predecessor had refused to leave. The North African country has been embroiled in months of violence and political turmoil, and outgoing Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thinni had refused to hand over power. Maitiq arrived at the prime minister's office late Monday under police escort, just weeks after parliament chose him for the...

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