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Libya's Muammar Gaddafi's makes bizarre TV appearance

22 February 2011 Last updated at 06:53 GMT

Libya's leader, Muammar Gaddafi, has dismissed reports that he had fled amid the unrest sweeping the country, calling foreign news channels "dogs".

Speaking to state TV from outside a ruined building, he said "I am in Tripoli and not in Venezuela," after rumours that he had flown to Caracas.

Mike Wooldridge reports.