Tuesday, August 30, 2011
TRIPOLI (Reuters) – Libya’s interim leader on Tuesday gave forces loyal to deposed ruler Muammar Gaddafi a four-day deadline to surrender towns still under their control or face military force.
As the hunt for Gaddafi himself goes on, Libyan officials accused neighboringAlgeria of an act of aggression for admitting his fleeing wife and three of his children.
Algeria’s Foreign Ministry said Gaddafi’s wife Safia, his daughter Aisha and his sons Hannibal and Mohammed had entered Algeria on Monday morning, along with their children.
That stirred a diplomatic row just as Libya’s interim council works to consolidate its authority and capture places still loyal to Gaddafi, notably the coastal city of Sirte.
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