27 Mar '11, 12am

Gaddafi's forces have been moving bodies to the sites of coalition airstrikes to 'create the illusion of civilian deaths'

Gaddafi's forces have been moving bodies to the sites of coalition airstrikes to 'create the illusion of civilian deaths'

A man lifts a blanket covering the body of a fallen soldier loyal to Muammar Gaddafi. US Defence Secretary Robert Gates said that Gaddafi's forces have been planting bodies of the people he killed at coalition air strike sites. -- PHOTO: AP WASHINGTON - US DEFENCE Secretary Robert Gates said on Saturday Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's forces have been planting bodies 'of the people he's killed' at the site of allied air strikes to apparently create an impression of civilian casualties. 'The truth of the matter is we have trouble coming up with proof of any civilian casualties that we have been responsible for,' said Mr Gates, according to a transcript released by CBS News, from an interview to air in full on Sunday on Face The Nation With Bob Schieffer. 'We do have a lot of intelligence reporting about Gaddafi taking the bodies of the people he's killed and putting them at...

Full article: http://www.straitstimes.com/BreakingNews/World/Story/STIS...

Tweets

Libyan rebels advance as Gaddafi forces flee strikes

Libyan rebels advance as Gaddafi forces flee st...

channelnewsasia.com 27 Mar '11, 7am

BENGHAZI, Libya: Libyan rebels were pushing their advance on Sunday after recapturing two key towns from Muammar al-Gaddaf...

Rebels take key Libyan towns, Gaddafi forces retreat

Rebels take key Libyan towns, Gaddafi forces re...

channelnewsasia.com 26 Mar '11, 9pm

BENGHAZI, Libya - Forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar al-Gaddafi were retreating on Saturday after rebels recaptured the...

Libyan rebels eye control of Gaddafi's hometown

Libyan rebels eye control of Gaddafi's hometown

channelnewsasia.com 27 Mar '11, 2pm

BIN JAWAD, Libya: Libyan rebels' push westwards towards Tripoli gathered momentum on Sunday as their pursuit of Libyan str...

Gaddafi has likened the Nato-led air strikes targeting his forces to military campaigns launched by Adolf Hitler

Gaddafi has likened the Nato-led air strikes ta...

straitstimes.com 29 Mar '11, 9am

Muammar Gaddafi urged world powers meeting on Tuesday in London to end their 'barbaric' offensive against his oil-rich cou...

Indonesian Muslims protest Gaddafi: JAKARTA - M...

straitstimes.com 27 Mar '11, 1pm

JAKARTA - MORE than 10,000 Muslims marched on Sunday in Indonesia to support pro-democracy and reform movements in Libya, ...

Fresh coalition strikes in Libya killing civili...

channelnewsasia.com 27 Mar '11, 2am

TRIPOLI: Fresh coalition air strikes are killing soldiers and civilians alike, a government spokesman said late Saturday, ...

International forces won't arm Libyan rebels

channelnewsasia.com 27 Mar '11, 3pm

LONDON: The coalition of international forces taking military action in Libya will not arm rebels fighting Libyan strongma...

US suggests Gaddafi aides exploring way out of ...

channelnewsasia.com 24 Mar '11, 2am

WASHINGTON: Denis McDonough, an aide to US President Barack Obama, hinted Wednesday that those close to Libyan leader Muam...

EU urges UN action to block Gaddafi access to o...

channelnewsasia.com 25 Mar '11, 1am

BRUSSELS: EU leaders urged the world community Thursday to tighten the noose on Muammar al-Gaddafi by ensuring Libya's oil...

Gaddafi supporters form human shield to protect...

todayonline.com 23 Mar '11, 9pm

It is interesting to read historical accounts of those actually subject to tyranny such as a Russian in a Stalin gulag and...