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B. 02-01 King dismisses government, appoints PM Jordan
2. 02-04 Huge crowds in Cairo for 'departure day' Tahrir Square, Cairo
3. 02-04 Tens of thousands demand change Tahrir Square, Egypt
02-11 Mubarak steps down, vice president says Cairo
F. 02-12 Egypt moves to reassure allies Egypt
6. 02-14 Unrest spread across M East and N Africa Algeria
7. 02-16 Police move in on Bahrain protesters Manama, Bahrain
8. 02-20 More than 200 killed in Benghazi massacre Benghazi, Eastern Libya

Summary.     Click for More > Egypt moves to reassure allies China overtakes Japan as 2nd economy Unrest spread across M East and N Africa Police move in on Bahrain protesters   At least two people were killed early morning when police swarmed into the capital, Manama, to roust protesters from the Pearl Roundabout More than 200 killed in Benghazi massacre Map of Benghazi Libya
King dismisses government, appoints PM Huge crowds in Cairo for 'departure day'   Tens of thousands are taking part in a 'day of departure' to try to oust Mubarak. There is an increased army presence in Cairo's Tahrir Squa... Tens of thousands demand change Mubarak steps down, vice president says Map of Cairo
Feb.1   Jordan
 Egypt  Mubarak: I'll step down in September
 Queensland  Evacuations urged ahead of Cyclone Yasi
Feb.2  Cairo  Cairo street battles echo past midnight
 Queensland  Powerful cyclone slams into Queensland
 Wisconsin  Massive winter storm blitzes U.S.
Feb.3  Egypt  Mubarak 'fears chaos if he quits'
Feb.4   Cairo
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Feb.5  Cairo  Army, demonstrators stand off in square
 Egypt  US envoy says Mubarak 'must stay'
Feb.6  Egypt  VP promises changes to protesters
 Egypt  Opposition wary after landmark talks
 Texas  Packers win Super Bowl
Feb.7  Southern Sudan  Southern Sudan votes to split from north
 North Korea  N. and S. Korea to begin military talks
 Egypt  Egypt ups pay as protests go on
Feb.8  Cairo  Mubarak reform pledge rejected
 Washington  US urges faster change in Egypt
Feb.9  NW Pakistan  Teen bomber kills 20 at army base
Feb.10  Egypt  Egyptians boo Mubarak's intent to stay
Feb.11   Cairo
  Hosni Mubarak is stepping down from the presidency, VP Omar Suleiman said, prompting Cairo demonstrators to chant 'Egypt is free!'
 Mubarak ruled for 30 years, suppressing dissent and protest. The news was greeted with a huge outburst of joy and celebration by thousands in Tahrir Square
 Cairo  Egypt rejoices as Mubarak departs
Feb.12   Egypt
 Algeria  Protesters, police clash in Algiers
 Pakistan  Pakistan seeks Musharraf's arrest
 Egypt  Egypt army vows civilian handover
Feb.13  Italy  Women stage anti-Berlusconi rallies
 Egypt  Military dissolves parliament
  Japan
Feb.14   Algeria
 Ecuador  Huge fine in Amazon pollution case
Feb.15  Iran  Iran president dismisses protests
 Eastern Libya  Benghazi, Libya 'rocked by protests'
Feb.16   Bahrain
Feb.17  Antarctica  Japan to bring whaling boats home
Feb.18  Bahrain  Bahrain troops 'fire on crowds'
 UN Security Council  U.S. vetoes resolution on settlements
 Eastern Libya  Rising death toll in Libya unrest
Feb.19  Bahrain  Protesters retake Pearl Roundabout
 Afghanistan  Bank hit by suicide bomb attack
Feb.20   Eastern Libya
  Protesters used an explosives-laden car in an attempt to gain entry into a military camp and clashes were reported in a funeral procession.    The son of Moammar Gadhafi proposed the speedy implementation of significant democratic reforms in the restrictive cou...
 Tehran  Security forces push back Iran protesters  Libya  Libyan leader's son warns of 'civil war' Feb.21  Libya  Col Gadhafi under mounting pressure  Libya  Libyan leader appears on state TV   New Zealand Deadly quake strikes New Zealand Map of Christchurch New Zealand
  A 6.3-magnitude earthquake ripped through Christchurch, causing multiple fatalities as it toppled buildings onto buses, buckled streets
 The quake caused widespread damage and several power outages, particularly in the city of Christchurch. The epicentre was 40 kilometers west of Christchurch. The hypocentre was at a shallow depth of 10 km
  Egypt Two Iranian warships 'enter Suez Canal'   Two Iranian warships have entered the Suez Canal to make a passage to the Mediterranean Sea. The warships are headed to Syria  New Zealand  Earthquake leaves 65 dead Feb.22  Somalia  4 Americans slain by captors on yacht  New Zealand  City in ruins after quake kills at least 75   Libya Defiant Gaddafi refuses to quit  UN Security Council  Libya crackdown condemned at UN Feb.23  New Zealand  Rescue offers ray of hope after quake  Washington  Obama condemns crackdown in Libya  New Zealand  Hopes fade for NZ quake missing Feb.24  Libya  Gadhafi blames drugs, al Qaeda Feb.25  UN  U.N. chief urges end to Libya violence  Washington  Obama announces Libya sanctions Feb.26  UN Security Council  UN debates steps against Gaddafi  New Zealand  Central Christchurch 'faces demolition'   UN Security Council UN passes Gaddafi sanction vote Feb.27  Libya  Security forces in Libyan city switch sides  Libya  Libya exodus sparks border crisis  Los Angeles  King's Speech crowned at Oscars Feb.28  Libya  Gadhafi: 'They love me, all my people'


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North Africa
Mubarak: I'll step down in September
Cairo street battles echo past midnight
Huge crowds in Cairo for 'departure day'
Tens of thousands demand change
Army, demonstrators stand off in square
VP promises changes to protesters
Opposition wary after landmark talks
Egypt ups pay as protests go on
Mubarak steps down, vice president says
Egypt rejoices as Mubarak departs
Egypt moves to reassure allies
Protesters, police clash in Algiers
Military dissolves parliament
Unrest spread across M East and N Africa
Benghazi, Libya 'rocked by protests'
More than 200 killed in Benghazi massacre
Libyan leader's son warns of 'civil war'
Libyan leader appears on state TV
Defiant Gaddafi refuses to quit
Gadhafi blames drugs, al Qaeda
Security forces in Libyan city switch sides
Libya exodus sparks border crisis
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Cairo street battles echo past midnight
Huge crowds in Cairo for 'departure day'
Tens of thousands demand change
Army, demonstrators stand off in square
VP promises changes to protesters
Egypt ups pay as protests go on
Mubarak reform pledge rejected
Egyptians boo Mubarak's intent to stay
Protesters, police clash in Algiers
Unrest spread across M East and N Africa
Benghazi, Libya 'rocked by protests'
Rising death toll in Libya unrest
More than 200 killed in Benghazi massacre
'Two dead' in overnight gunfire
More than 200 killed in Benghazi massacre
Army, demonstrators stand off in square
Egypt moves to reassure allies
Egypt army vows civilian handover
Military dissolves parliament
Libyan leader's son warns of 'civil war'
Two Iranian warships 'enter Suez Canal'
Security forces in Libyan city switch sides
Egypt
Mubarak: I'll step down in September
Cairo street battles echo past midnight
Mubarak 'fears chaos if he quits'
Huge crowds in Cairo for 'departure day'
Tens of thousands demand change
Army, demonstrators stand off in square
US envoy says Mubarak 'must stay'
VP promises changes to protesters
Opposition wary after landmark talks
Egypt ups pay as protests go on
Mubarak steps down, vice president says
Egypt rejoices as Mubarak departs
Egypt moves to reassure allies
Military dissolves parliament
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Protesters reject Mubarak speech
Cairo street battles echo past midnight
Huge crowds in Cairo for 'departure day'
Tens of thousands demand change
Army, demonstrators stand off in square
VP promises changes to protesters
Egypt ups pay as protests go on
Mubarak reform pledge rejected
Egyptians boo Mubarak's intent to stay
'Two dead' in overnight gunfire
Army, demonstrators stand off in square
Egypt moves to reassure allies
Egypt army vows civilian handover
Military dissolves parliament
Two Iranian warships 'enter Suez Canal'
Libya
Benghazi, Libya 'rocked by protests'
More than 200 killed in Benghazi massacre
Libyan leader's son warns of 'civil war'
Libyan leader appears on state TV
Defiant Gaddafi refuses to quit
Gadhafi blames drugs, al Qaeda
Security forces in Libyan city switch sides
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Benghazi, Libya 'rocked by protests'
Rising death toll in Libya unrest
More than 200 killed in Benghazi massacre
Col Gadhafi under mounting pressure
More than 200 killed in Benghazi massacre
Libyan leader's son warns of 'civil war'
Security forces in Libyan city switch sides
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Evacuations urged ahead of Cyclone Yasi
Powerful cyclone slams into Queensland
Deadly quake strikes New Zealand
Earthquake leaves 65 dead
City in ruins after quake kills at least 75
Hopes fade for NZ quake missing
Rescue offers ray of hope after quake
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USA
Obama raises pressure on Mubarak
US urges faster change in Egypt
Obama condemns crackdown in Libya
Obama announces Libya sanctions
Massive winter storm blitzes U.S.
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US ally from Laos, Vang Pao, remembered
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Deadly quake strikes New Zealand
Earthquake leaves 65 dead
City in ruins after quake kills at least 75
Hopes fade for NZ quake missing
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Cairo
Cairo street battles echo past midnight
Huge crowds in Cairo for 'departure day'
Army, demonstrators stand off in square
Mubarak reform pledge rejected
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Cairo street battles echo past midnight
Huge crowds in Cairo for 'departure day'
Army, demonstrators stand off in square
Mubarak reform pledge rejected
'Two dead' in overnight gunfire
Army, demonstrators stand off in square
New Zealand Your ad is here
Deadly quake strikes New Zealand
Earthquake leaves 65 dead
City in ruins after quake kills at least 75
Hopes fade for NZ quake missing
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UN
U.S. vetoes resolution on settlements
Libya crackdown condemned at UN
U.N. chief urges end to Libya violence
UN passes Gaddafi sanction vote
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U.N. chief urges end to Libya violence
Australia Your ad is here
Evacuations urged ahead of Cyclone Yasi
Cyclone poses 'serious threat to life'
Powerful cyclone slams into Queensland
Queensland survives Cyclone Yasi
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Washington
US urges faster change in Egypt
Obama condemns crackdown in Libya
Obama announces Libya sanctions
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Feb.1   Jordan  
  King Abdullah II dismissed his government and appointed Marouf Al Bakhit as a new prime minister with orders to implement political reform
  Egypt     Mubarak: I'll step down in September   Bowing to 8 days of protests, Egyptian President announced that he will hand over power to an elected successor 'in a constitutional way'  Queensland  Cyclone poses 'serious threat to life'   Queensland Evacuations urged ahead of Cyclone Yasi
 Egypt  Protesters reject Mubarak speech

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Feb.2   Cairo     Cairo street battles echo past midnight   Heavy gunfire reverberated in central Cairo as supporters and foes of embattled President Mubarak continued to face off at Tahrir Square   Queensland     Powerful cyclone slams into Queensland   More than 170,000 homes are without power after a massive cyclone slammed into the already flood-ravaged northern Australian state   Wisconsin Massive winter storm blitzes U.S.
 Cairo  'Two dead' in overnight gunfire  Queensland  Queensland survives Cyclone Yasi

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Feb.3  Egypt  Mass protests planned for Friday   Egypt Mubarak 'fears chaos if he quits'
 Queensland  Queensland battles cyclone debris

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Feb.4   Cairo     Huge crowds in Cairo for 'departure day'
Map of Tahrir Square Egypt
  Tens of thousands are taking part in a 'day of departure' to try to oust Mubarak. There is an increased army presence in Cairo's Tahrir Square
 Washington  US joblessness falls in January  Cairo  Clashes on streets near Cairo square  Washington  Obama raises pressure on Mubarak   Egypt     Tens of thousands demand change Map of Tahrir Square Egypt
  Thousands sang patriotic sangs and danced in Tahrir Square, but tensions remained high. Street battles between pro- and anti-regime groups
 London  Multiculturalism has failed - UK PM

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Feb.5   Cairo     Army, demonstrators stand off in square   Opposition activists formed a human chain outside one of the entrances to Tahrir Square to prevent 2 tanks from crossing through barricades   Egypt US envoy says Mubarak 'must stay'
 Pakistan  Long bans for Pakistan cricketers  Egypt  Brotherhood 'to join Egypt talks  Japan  Sumo event cancelled amid scandal  Munich  H. Clinton presses for Mubarak transition  California  US ally from Laos, Vang Pao, remembered

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Feb.6   Egypt   VP promises changes to protesters   Vice President Omar Suleiman agreed to a series of key steps aimed at bringing an end to the mass protests that were in their 13th day  Iran  U.S hikers held in Iran go on trial   Egypt   Opposition wary after landmark talks   The banned Muslim Brotherhood and other groups say government proposals on how to end the political crisis are not enough   Texas   Packers win Super Bowl   Led by 3 touchdowns from Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay held off Pittsburgh Steelers 31-25 for their 4th title  Cairo  Missing Google exec to be released  Thailand  Thailand, Cambodia trade shots  Cairo  Egypt protesters unmoved by talks

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Feb.7   Southern Sudan Southern Sudan votes to split from north
  North Korea N. and S. Korea to begin military talks  Chechnya  Chechen claims airport bombing   Egypt   Egypt ups pay as protests go on  Egypt is increasing pay and pensions for public-sector workers by 15% as protesters defy attempts to return the country to normality  Cairo  New call by protesters to oust Mubarak

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Feb.8   Cairo Mubarak reform pledge rejected
  Washington US urges faster change in Egypt  Milan  Prosecutors seek Berlusconi trial

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Feb.9  Washington  White House raises Egypt pressure   NW Pakistan Teen bomber kills 20 at army base


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Feb.10   Egypt Egyptians boo Mubarak's intent to stay
 Washington  US demands clear Egypt transition

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Feb.11   Cairo     Mubarak steps down, vice president says
Map of Cairo
  Hosni Mubarak is stepping down from the presidency, VP Omar Suleiman said, prompting Cairo demonstrators to chant 'Egypt is free!'
 Mubarak ruled for 30 years, suppressing dissent and protest. The news was greeted with a huge outburst of joy and celebration by thousands in Tahrir Square
  Cairo     Egypt rejoices as Mubarak departs   Fireworks lit the skies of Cairo and protesters shed tears of joy as they celebrated the end of President Hosni Mubarak's 30 years of power

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Feb.12   Egypt   Egypt moves to reassure allies
  Egypt's military authorities have reaffirmed the country's commitment to all its international treaties
  Algeria   Protesters, police clash in Algiers   Tensions erupted as security forces in Algeria on Saturday clashed with anti-government protesters who chanted, 'Change the power'   Pakistan Pakistan seeks Musharraf's arrest
  Egypt Egypt army vows civilian handover  Cuba  More dissidents out of jail  Nigeria  Nigeria rally stampede kills 11  Cairo  Army clears protesters from Tahrir Square  New York  Man 'kills four people' in 28-hour rampage  Cairo  New normal: Egyptians return to work

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Feb.13   Italy     Women stage anti-Berlusconi rallies  Italian women are holding nationwide protests against embattled Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi   Egypt   Military dissolves parliament   Egypt's military dissolved parliament, suspends constitution and will run the country for six months or until elections are held   Japan   China overtakes Japan as 2nd economy
  Japan is falling behind the blistering speed of China's manufacturing growth. Japan's was valued at US $5.47 trillion, while China - $5.88T
 Cairo  Protesters leave Tahrir Square

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Feb.14   Algeria     Unrest spread across M East and N Africa
  Authorities in Algeria would lift a state of emergency. Clashes broke out between pro- and anti-government protesters in Yemen
  Ecuador Huge fine in Amazon pollution case  Washington  Clinton praises Iran protesters

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Feb.15   Iran Iran president dismisses protests
 Mexico  US agent killed in Mexico attack   Eastern Libya   Benghazi, Libya 'rocked by protests'   The unrest had been triggered by the arrest of a lawyer who is an outspoken critic of the government

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Feb.16   Bahrain   Police move in on Bahrain protesters
Map of Manama Bahrain
  At least two people were killed early morning when police swarmed into the capital, Manama, to roust protesters from the Pearl Roundabout
 Police move into a square, using tear gas against crowds to clear protesters camped there, with at least two people reported dead


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Feb.17  Egypt  Iran request is an early test for Egypt   Antarctica Japan to bring whaling boats home
 Washington  Bahrain urged to show restraint

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Feb.18   Bahrain Bahrain troops 'fire on crowds'
 Eastern Libya  Libya urged to stop using 'lethal force'   UN Security Council U.S. vetoes resolution on settlements   Eastern Libya Rising death toll in Libya unrest  Bahrain  King Hamad seeks talks after violence

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Feb.19   Bahrain   Protesters retake Pearl Roundabout   Thousands of joyous Bahrainis retook a major square in the heart of the capital, two days after security forces ousted demonstrators   Afghanistan Bank hit by suicide bomb attack
 Eastern Libya  Reports of intense Benghazi violence  Cuba  Cuba sets free dissident Hernandez

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Feb.20   Eastern Libya   More than 200 killed in Benghazi massacre
Map of Benghazi Libya
  Protesters used an explosives-laden car in an attempt to gain entry into a military camp and clashes were reported in a funeral procession
 The son of Moammar Gadhafi proposed the speedy implementation of significant democratic reforms in the restrictive country. He's warning of a civil war, return to colonialism and poverty if citizens sided with anti-government protesters
  Tehran   Security forces push back Iran protesters   Witnesses say security agents on motorcycles are riding onto sidewalks to disperse opposition protests  Uganda  Yoweri Museveni wins fresh term  Estonia  Children's home fire kills 10   Libya     Libyan leader's son warns of 'civil war'   In a speech on state TV, Saif al-Islam Gadhafi blamed drunks, criminals and foreigners for fomenting violence in the North African nation

February 21 ... more > Top ^

Feb.21   Libya Col Gadhafi under mounting pressure
 Northern Afghanistan  Suicide bomber in Kunduz 'kills dozens'   Libya     Libyan leader appears on state TV  Muammar Gaddafi, has dismissed reports that he had fled amid the unrest sweeping the country, calling foreign news channels 'dogs'  Mali  Stampede in Bamako 'kills dozens'   New Zealand   Deadly quake strikes New Zealand Map of Christchurch New Zealand
  A 6.3-magnitude earthquake ripped through Christchurch, causing multiple fatalities as it toppled buildings onto buses, buckled streets
 The quake caused widespread damage and several power outages, particularly in the city of Christchurch. The epicentre was 40 kilometers west of Christchurch. The hypocentre was at a shallow depth of 10 km
  Egypt   Two Iranian warships 'enter Suez Canal'
Map of Suez Canal Egypt
  Two Iranian warships have entered the Suez Canal to make a passage to the Mediterranean Sea. The warships are headed to Syria
  New Zealand Earthquake leaves 65 dead

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Feb.22   Somalia     4 Americans slain by captors on yacht  A round-the-world boating adventure ended tragically for Americans, whom pirates fatally shot after capturing their yacht in the Indian Ocea...   New Zealand   City in ruins after quake kills at least 75   Rescue teams continued to search for survivors after a powerful earthquake rocked downtown Christchurch, killing scores of people, toppling ...   Libya   Defiant Gaddafi refuses to quit
  Col Muammar Gaddafi has refused to stand down amid widespread anti-government protests which he said had tarnished the image of the country
  UN Security Council Libya crackdown condemned at UN


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Feb.23   New Zealand Rescue offers ray of hope after quake
  Washington Obama condemns crackdown in Libya   New Zealand   Hopes fade for NZ quake missing   Hopes are fading of finding survivors beneath collapsed buildings in the aftermath of earthquake in the New Zealand city of Christchurch

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Feb.24   Libya   Gadhafi blames drugs, al Qaeda   Doctors at a hospital in Zawiya said that 17 people were killed and another 150 were wounded when government forces attacked the city  Washington  Obama seeks consensus on Libya violence  New Zealand  Quake's death toll rises

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Feb.25   UN U.N. chief urges end to Libya violence
 New Zealand  Mayor Parker praises rescuers   Washington     Obama announces Libya sanctions  US President has signed an order blocking property and transactions involving assets of Gaddafi and several of his close associates

February 26 ... more > Top ^

Feb.26   UN Security Council UN debates steps against Gaddafi
  New Zealand Central Christchurch 'faces demolition'   UN Security Council   UN passes Gaddafi sanction vote
  The Security Council has voted unanimously to impose sanctions on Muammar Gaddafi's Libyan regime for its attempts to put down an uprising.    The Council backed an arms embargo and asset freeze while referring Col Gaddafi to the International Criminal Court for all...
 Tunisia  Three killed in anti-government protests  Ireland  Enda Kenny claims opposition victory  New Zealand  NZ mourns Christchurch quake dead

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Feb.27   Libya   Security forces in Libyan city switch sides   Moammar Gadhafi seemed increasingly cornered as security forces defected to the opposition in a town a short drive from the capital  Tunisia  Tunisian PM resigns over protests  Chile  Chileans commemorate quake   Libya   Libya exodus sparks border crisis   Libya's border with Tunisia is being overrun with migrants, many of them from Egypt, fleeing turmoil in Libya   Los Angeles King's Speech crowned at Oscars  Geneva  World applies pressure on Gaddafi  Libya  Rescue missions sent to Libyan desert

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Feb.28   Libya Gadhafi: 'They love me, all my people'
 New Zealand  NZ falls silent in quake memorial