The Arab League has harshly criticized military actions by Western powers in Libya. The head of the organization, Amr Moussa, said international actions have gone beyond what the Arab League backed and are now causing civilian deaths.
A fourth explosion has rocked the Fukushima nuclear plant on Tuesday at Unit 4 at the facility, the Japanese Kyodo news agency reports. The agency also reported high levels of radiation at Unit 3, which was hit by a blast on Monday.
Colonel Gaddafi’s forces are pushing the opposition back, reclaiming more and more cities in the rebel-stronghold of the country. Meanwhile, the G8 is assembling in Paris to discuss the imposing of no-fly zone in the revolution-torn country.
Afghan President Hamid Karzai says NATO and the US should stop their operations in the war-torn country. This comes just days after Karzai's cousin and nine children were killed while collecting firewood in two separate US attacks.
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.