News Libyans carry the coffin of a person killed in Friday's demonstration during a funeral procession for the dead in Tripoli on Saturday

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

Nato hits government targets in Tripoli

Nato airstrikes pounded two government buildings early today in the Libyan capital, including the interior ministry, setting them on fire and prompting a government spokesman to suggest the ministry was targeted because it contained files on corruption cases against senior members of the Benghazi-based rebel leadership.

Gaddafi taunt: I'm 'in a place where you can't get me'

Taunting NATO, Moammar Gadhafi has said that he is alive despite a series of airstrikes and "in a place where you can't get to and kill me." The defiant audio recording was broadcast after the Libyan government accused NATO of killing 11 Muslim clerics with an airstrike on a disputed eastern oil town.

Gaddafi 'probably wounded'

Muammar Gaddafi may have fled Tripoli and there are reports that he has been hurt, the Italian foreign minister said today.

Nato planes hit Tripoli targets

Nato warplanes struck Tripoli today in the heaviest bombing of the capital in weeks.

Backlash at killing of Gaddafi's son

Supporters of Libyan leader set fire to British embassy in Tripoli / UN withdraws staff after its HQ is attacked by furious protesters / Nato accused of exceeding its mandate as civilians die in airstrike

Leading article: Targeted assassinations are a strategic mistake

The Nato air strike on the Bab al-Aziziya compound in Tripoli, which has apparently resulted in the deaths of civilians, looks like a grave mistake. Lieutenant General Charles Bouchard, the Canadian commander who authorised the attack, has claimed that the compound was a "known command-and-control building" for the Gaddafi regime. And the British Foreign Office minister Alistair Burt has pointed out that Libyan military command centres are often placed in civilian areas. But that is precisely why these aerial attacks are usually a bad idea. The odds of success are so low and the chances of killing innocent civilians so high.

Britain expels Libyan ambassador

Britain moved to expel Libya's ambassador tonight after the UK embassy in Tripoli was attacked by a mob.

Nato action 'in line' with policy, says Cameron

David Cameron insisted that Nato's choice of targets in Libya was "in line" with the United Nations Security Council resolution amid claims that Muammar Gaddafi's youngest son had been killed in an attack by the coalition.

Nato jets hit Gaddafi's compound as shells rain down on Misrata

At least two Nato bombs struck the beleaguered Libyan leader's compound in central Tripoli yesterday as the Western military alliance ramped up its campaign against the embattled Gaddafi regime.

Passengers and crew foil attempt to hijack airliner to Tripoli

Italian police were yesterday trying to discover what led a Kazakh diplomat to apparently attempt the hijacking of an Alitalia flight late on Sunday evening. Valery Tolmachev, believed to be an adviser to Kazakhstan's mission to Unesco, allegedly threatened a flight attendant on board the Paris-Rome flight with a small knife or nail file, and demanded that the pilot divert the aircraft to Tripoli, the Libyan capital.

Gaddafi clings to Tripoli – but for how long?

A special report from inside the embattled Libyan capital

Video: Report blast Typhoons

RAF cannabilising jets for spare parts to keep them flying over Libya.

Video: Gaddafi parades through Tripoli

Colonel Gaddafi is shown on state television touring the Libyan capital Tripoli as Nato airstrikes continue to hit the city.

Hague calls for alliance to step up efforts to destroy regime's weapons

Britain and France yesterday echoed criticism by Libyan rebels and suggested that Nato military chiefs were being too slow to destroy Colonel Muammar Gaddafi's military hardware.

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