Colonel Gaddafi must surrender power, the leaders of the EU’s 27 member countries have said in a unanimous declaration after an emergency summit in Brussels, and added they would examine “all necessary options” to protect Libya’s civilian population.
After a week of heavy combat, Muammar Gaddafi’s forces have been able to advance their positions greatly. Sunday, Libyan television reported the loyalists have gained control of the oil town of Brega, following successes in Zawiyah and Ras Lanuf.
The US is losing the global information war, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton declared while appearing before a congressional committee to ask for extra funds to spread US propaganda through new media.
Protesters in the Libyan capital Tripoli have set the parliament building on fire. They are urging the country’s leader Colonel Muammar Gaddafi to step down. The military has reportedly launched an air strike on demonstrators in the city of Benghazi.
Belarus' opposition will be "bashed in the head" unless it stops destabilizing the country, said Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko. While opposition activists are being sentenced to jail, the country is in bad need of an opposition leader.