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Nations condemn Libyan crackdown
Strong reactions and high-profile resignations follow reports of massive use of force against civilian protesters.
Last updated: 22 Feb 2011 23:42 GMT
Libyan diplomat decries 'massacre'
Ambassador to India accuses Gaddafi's regime of using bombs, live fire and mercenaries to crush people.
Last updated: 22 Feb 2011 17:47 GMT
Libyan diplomats defect en masse
Envoys at key embassies across the world disown Gaddafi's regime in protest over violent crackdown against protesters.
Last updated: 22 Feb 2011 12:25 GMT
Fresh violence rages in Libya
Protesters say security forces using warplanes and live fire 'massacred' them, as UN warns of possible 'war crimes'.
Last updated: 22 Feb 2011 12:13 GMT
Libyan pilots and diplomats defect
Group of army officers have also issued a statement urging fellow soldiers to "join the people" and help remove Gaddafi.
Last updated: 22 Feb 2011 05:03 GMT
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Gunning down the taxmen of Somalia
At least 25 tax collectors have been killed since 2012 in Mogadishu, a city awash in weapons and abject poverty.
Down and out in upscale Japan
Tokyo government claims its homeless population has hit a record low, but analysts - and the homeless - beg to differ.
3D printing and the future of disaster relief
3D printers can cheaply construct homes and could soon be deployed to help victims of catastrophe rebuild their lives.
Protecting Mongolia's parent-less children
Lack of child protection laws means abandoned and orphaned kids rely heavily on the care of strangers.
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Big rethink for counterterrorism
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