21 Feb '11, 6am

Duck and Cover! Libya next.Failed Socialism

CAIRO (AFP) - – Anti-regime protests spread closer to the Libyan capital Sunday amid new fighting 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. As the death toll continued to rise, world leaders stepped up their pressure over strongman Moamer Kadhafi's response to the unprecedented challenge to his four-decade rule of the oil-rich North African country. And in a crack in the regime's public face, Libya's envoy to the Arab League announced he was quitting and "joining the revolution." "I have submitted my resignation in protest against the acts of repression and violence against demonstrators (in Libya) and I am joining the ranks of the revolution," Abdel Moneim al-Honi said. Timeline: Six days of anti-regime protests Meanwhile, Libyan state television announced that Kadhafi...

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