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Fighting comes day after attack on protesters left over 40 dead in Libyan capital

Christina Patterson: More than ever, politics really matters

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Nato's secretary general today admitted that an alliance air strike was responsible for an attack on a suburb of Tripoli which killed nine civilians, according to Libyan officials.

Libya and Nato exchange claims over civilian airstrike deaths

Libyan officials have claimed that several civilians, including a woman and two children, were killed yesterday in a Nato airstrike on Tripoli, an allegation that will do little to ease concerns over the fractured alliance's protracted military campaign.

Gaddafi rages at Nato after bombing

Provoked by renewed daylight Nato bombing of his capital, Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi raged against the alliance, screaming his message and daring Western forces to keep it up.

Russian envoy travels to Tripoli for Libya talks

An envoy leading Moscow's efforts to help end the war in Libya departed for Tripoli today for talks with senior officials in Muammar Gaddafi's government, Russian media reported.

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Video: Nato hits Tripoli hard

Fresh attacks on Tripoli as Libyan leader Colonel Gaddafi vows to 'fight to the end'.

Tripoli hit by daylight bombings

Low-flying Nato planes pounded Tripoli today in a series of 26 strikes that shook the Libyan capital in rare daytime raids designed to step up pressure on Muammar Gaddafi to leave power.

Libyan regime stands firm as shortages begin to bite

Shortages of food and medicine will become critical in Libya within a few weeks, the UN humanitarian co-ordinator in the country said yesterday. Severe fuel shortages are also reported with motorists lining up for days.

Video: Libyans shelter from gunfire in caves

As the fighting continues in Libya, residents in Zintan have moved into near-by caves for shelter from the gunfire and shelling.

South African president Jacob Zuma flies into Tripoli

South African President Jacob Zuma flew into Tripoli on Monday to try to broker a peace deal with Muammar Gaddafi, just hours after Nato's secretary-general said the Libyan leader's "reign of terror" was coming to an end.

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Nato steps up strikes on Tripoli in bid to break Gaddafi's resistance

The intense bombing and the use of helicopters appears to mark a new determination to break the stalemate

Robert Fisk: Uneasy times in Lebanon as Syrian revolt simmers

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