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Libyan rebels eye final bastion while restoring order

Libya's interim council hopes to seize one of Muammar Gaddafi's last strongholds without resistance as it tries to control the entire country.

NTC pledge democracy as they win Gaddafi billions

Libya's new leadership says it is committed to democracy, while it prioritises areas for spending the billions released from Gaddafi's frozen assets.

‘Now we just need to find Gaddafi’

Libyan rebel forces were converging on Muammar Gaddafi's hometown of Sirte on Monday, hoping to deliver the coup de grace of their revolution.

Murdoch: Most humble day of my life

Rupert Murdoch and his son, James, gave evidence in the British Parliament on Tuesday on the phone-hacking and corruption scandal.

Police arrest Murdoch ally Rebekah Brooks

Rebekah Brooks, former editor of the <i>News of the World</i> and a favoured lieutenant of Rupert Murdoch, was arrested on Sunday.

West targets Libyan forces in bid to end stalemate

Western warplanes bombed Muammar Gaddafi's tanks and artillery in eastern Libya to try to break a battlefield stalemate.

Gaddafi’s force smoulders near Benghazi

Muammar Gaddafi's tanks and other army vehicles smouldered on a strategic road in east Libya on Sunday after Western powers launched air strikes.

Gaddafi defies West, pushes into Benghazi

Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's forces pushed into the rebel-held city of Benghazi on Saturday, defying world demands for an immediate ceasefire.

Libyan refugee numbers jump as Gaddafi pushes east

A trickle of Libyan refugees has become a flood after Muammar Gaddafi's troops entered the rebel bastion of Ajdabiyah, a key city.

Gaddafi pummels rebels as war outpaces diplomacy

Libya's army pounded an opposition-held city in the country's west and battled fighters trying to block its advance on a rebel bastion in the east.

Gaddafi forces push towards rebels, no UN move yet

Muammar Gaddafi's forces pushed eastwards towards the Libyan rebel stronghold of Benghazi and his government predicted victory within days.

France steps up efforts for Libya no-fly zone

France is stepping up efforts to persuade world powers to impose a no-fly zone over Libya, as Muammar Gaddafi's troops battled rebel fighters.

UK, France spearhead drive for Libya no-fly zone

Britain and France spearheaded a drive at the United Nations for a no-fly zone over Libya after Muammar Gaddafi's warplanes attacked rebels.

Libyan rebels win battle in west, push on from east

Libyan forces closed in on the western town of Zawiyah on Saturday after rebels drove them from the centre in fierce fighting.

Gaddafi forces surge, rebels gain in east Libya

Muammar Gaddafi's forces wrested back part of a town in western Libya from rebels, but his foes said they had seized the oil port of Ras Lanuf.

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