UN chief concerns humanitarian situation in Libya

2011-04-07 10:24:04

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Wednesday voiced his deep concerns about "the deteriorating humanitarian situation" in Libya and called for efforts "to ensure full access for humanitarian aid" in the North African country.

Heavy arms fire pounds Gbagbo's home

2011-04-07 08:01:07

Heavy arms fire rang out on Wednesday near Cote d'Ivoire's presidential residence as the country's incumbent leader remained holed up in a bunker there

Arab envoys to call for Yemen talks

2011-04-07 08:01:07

Arab ambassadors were to meet Yemen opposition figures on Wednesday to urge them to join mediation talks

Pro-Ouattara forces attack Gbagbo's residence

2011-04-06 22:24:55

Pro-Ouattara forces in Cote d'Ivoire affirmed on Wednesday that they had launched an assault on the residence of embattled Cote d'Ivoire president Laurent Gbagbo.

Benghazi remains quiet as clashes go on

2011-04-06 20:22:51

Libya's second largest city of Benghazi remained quiet on Wednesday though anti- government militants pulled back from Brega due to fierce attacks

World calls for ceasefire in Libya

2011-04-06 15:37:04

Countries and regional organizations in the world are calling for immediate ceasefire and political solution in Libya

Gbagbo cornered by rivals

2011-04-06 08:04:15

Cote d'Ivoire incumbent leader Laurent Gbagbo hunkered down in a bunker at his home on Tuesday after being cornered by his arch rival's followers

Libyan rebel leader: NATO isn't doing enough

2011-04-06 07:00:36

A rebel military leader lashed out at NATO Tuesday, saying it was falling short in its mission to protect Libyan civilians.

Cote d'Ivoire's Gbagbo proposes truce from UN mission

2011-04-05 20:59:28

Cote d'Ivoire's embattled Laurent Gbagbo proposed a cease-fire from United Nations (UN) mission in the country

Senior Libyan officials cross border point into Tunisia

2011-04-05 19:03:13

Two Libyan officials have crossed the border point of Ras El Jedir into Tunisia, Tunisia's official TAP news agency reported on Monday evening.

Envoy says Gbagbo negotiating surrender

2011-04-05 18:35:23

Laurent Gbagbo is negotiating his surrender after forces loyal to cote d'Ivoire's presidential claimant Alassane Ouattara launched a major assault on the presidential palace on Tuesday, Ouattara's ambassador in Paris said.

Armed men, police fire on Yemeni protesters

2011-04-05 18:34:14

Security forces and armed men in civilian clothes opened fire on protesters in the Yemeni city of Taiz, south of the capital, on Tuesday, a day after clashes there killed 15 people, witnesses said.