What should the international community do about Libya?
The situation on Libya's border with Tunisia has reached crisis point as tens of thousands of foreigners flee unrest in the country, the UN says. How can the crisis in the region be solved?
About 2,000 people are crossing into Tunisia every hour but once there many of them have nowhere to go. Most are Egyptian but there are also significant numbers of Chinese and Bangladeshis.
There are also reports that Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi is attempting to regain control of rebel areas in western Libya.
World foreign ministers earlier condemned attacks on Libyan civilians and the European Union imposed sanctions including an arms embargo, asset freeze and travel ban on Col Gaddafi and his close entourage.
Will sanctions make a difference? What should be the next steps for dealing with Libya? How can Libya be helped? Should Col Gaddafi be encouraged to step down? What are the implications for the region?
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