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Politics

Mediterranean island

The shores of a Mediterranean island are on our radar today. It's part of Italy, the largest the three Pelagian Islands south of Sicily. Thousands of Tunisians recently fled to this tiny Italian outpost. Can you name the Italian island they've landed on?

Conflict & Justice

Pressure on Libyan regime grows

Muammar Gaddafi is under growing pressure at home and abroad after his supporters reacted with violence overnight against anti-government protests in the capital, Tripoli. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Mohammed Yehia, editor of the BBC's Arabic online.

Conflict & Justice

Defiant Gaddafi refuses to quit

Libyan leader Colonel Muammar Gaddafi has refused to stand down amid widespread anti-government protests which he said had tarnished the image of the country. Lisa Mulins talks with the BBC's Jon Leyne who has just crossed into eastern Libya.