CNN Wire Staff
(CNN) - Governments around the world are making a run to get their citizens out of volatile Libya Friday. Here is a country-by-country breakdown:
A U.S. charter aircraft departed Libya for Istanbul, Turkey, on Friday, carrying American and international citizens, the U.S. State Department said.
A U.S. ferry carrying about 300 people, including 168 Americans, arrived Friiday night in Malta. Bad weather initially delayed its departure from Tripoli.
The State Department recommended Thursday that any U.S. citizens in Libya "depart immediately due to the potential for ongoing unrest."
The British Foreign Office said it has helped about 600 British nationals leave Libya. It has taken more than 1,000 calls since Thursday evening from British nationals wanting to leave Libya as well from their families and colleagues in Britain.
A charter flight from Tripoli landed at London's Gatwick Airport early Friday with 130 people aboard, including 53 Britons, the Foreign Office said. A second charter flight departed Tripoli for Gatwick on Friday afternoon with expatriates, including 34 British nationals.
The HMS Cumberland departed Benghazi carrying 207 passengers, about 68 of them British, the Foreign Office said. The ship was scheduled to arrive Friday in Valletta, Malta. Another 49 British nationals were aboard the U.S. ferry that departed Tripoli, it said.
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