20 Feb '11, 8pm

More Libya fighting amid fears of 'catastrophe'

More Libya fighting amid fears of 'catastrophe'

CAIRO - Anti-regime protests spread closer to the Libyan capital on Sunday and new fighting erupted in the flashpoint city of Benghazi, as Human Rights Watch said it feared a catastrophe with more than 170 people dead in an iron-fisted crackdown. France called the government response "unacceptable" and "totally disproportionate," and people in London and Cairo protested against Muammar al-Gaddafi who has ruled the oil-rich North African country for four decades. In the face of outside criticism, Libya warned Europe it would stop cooperating in the fight against illegal immigration if the European Union does not stop encouraging pro-democracy protests. Witnesses told AFP by telephone that Libyan security forces clashed with anti-regime protesters in the Mediterranean city of Misrata, 200 kilometres (120 miles) from Tripoli. Demonstrators took to the streets there to support...

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