World powers moved to denounce Libya’s violent crackdown on pro-reform protesters Wednesday as the embattled premier, Muammar Gaddafi, threatened more violence against demonstraters.
AP - Heavy gunfire broke out in Tripoli as forces loyal to Moammar Gaddafi tightened their grip on the Libyan capital while anti-government protesters claimed control of many cities elsewhere and top government officials and diplomats turn against the longtime leader.
The Gaddafi family
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FRENCH EXPATS EVACUATE LIBYA
Date created : 2011-02-23