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Allied air strikes continue against Libya targets
Paris/Cairo/Tripoli, March 22 (DPA) Coalition air strikes continued against Libya Monday, with a senior British official saying Colonel Muammar Gaddafi was not the target.

Tuesday, March 22, 2011 12:01:13 AM

Gaddafi's compound hit as rebels claim attacks continue
Paris/Cairo/Tripoli, March 21 (DPA) The Libyan opposition alleged Muammar Gaddafi's forces continued to attack a number of cities Monday, despite coalition strikes aimed at imposing a UN-mandated no-fly zone over Libya.

Monday, March 21, 2011 8:36:04 PM

AU to work closely with India on summit in Africa
Addis Ababa, March 21 (IANS) The 53-nation African Union (AU) has assured India that it will work closely with New Delhi to ensure the success of the second India-Africa Forum summit here in May.

Monday, March 21, 2011 8:09:53 PM

Libyan government supporters attack UN chief in Cairo
Cairo, March 21 (DPA) Supporters of the Libyan government, protesting the UN-sanctioned military operation in the North African country, Monday attacked UN chief Ban Ki-moon in central Cairo.

Monday, March 21, 2011 4:56:40 PM

UN chief urges Libya to end violence against civilians
Cairo, March 21 (IANS) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Monday urged Libyan authorities to immediately end violence against civilians, and asked the world to speak as one against the North African country.

Monday, March 21, 2011 4:08:52 PM

One of Gaddafi's sons dies in hospital: Reports
Tripoli/Cairo, March 21 (DPA) One of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's sons has died in a hospital in Tripoli, opposition websites and Arab media reported Monday.

Monday, March 21, 2011 3:23:41 PM

Gaddafi calls for civilian march on rebel stronghold
Tripoli, March 21 (DPA) Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi called for his supporters to launch a peaceful march on the rebel-held city of Benghazi as a building in his residential compound was destroyed by an apparent missile strike, news reports said.

Monday, March 21, 2011 12:21:53 PM

Gunshots in Benghazi after Gaddafi orders ceasefire
Cairo/Tripoli, March 21 (DPA) Gunshots were heard Sunday in the rebel stronghold of Benghazi, shortly after a Libyan armed forces spokesman announced an immediate ceasefire across the conflict-ridden country.

Monday, March 21, 2011 4:18:21 AM

Egyptian referendum result okays constitution amendments
Cairo, March 21 (DPA) Egyptians voted in favour of constitutional changes that pave the way for an early parliamentary elections in a few months, poll results announced by the High Judicial Commission of the Referendum showed Sunday.

Monday, March 21, 2011 2:00:09 AM

West bombs Libya, Gaddafi vows 'long drawn war'
Tripoli, March 20 (IANS) A coalition of American, British and French forces bombed by air and from the sea key targets in Libya in aid of rebels holding Benghazi, as the country's long-time ruler, Muammer Gaddafi, vowed to stay on and promised 'a long drawn war'.

Sunday, March 20, 2011 10:00:03 PM

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