Libya Live Blog
Libya - Jul 15, 2011 - 17:27
Turkish riot police block a main road to prevent leftist demonstrators from marching towards Ciragan Palace where the Libya contact group meeting is being held, in Istanbul July 15.
Turkey called on Friday for billions of dollars of frozen Libyan funds to be released to ease a worsening humanitarian situation across the war-ravaged country during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.
Western and Arab powers were meeting in Turkey in an attempt to find a political solution for Libya that would persuade Muammar Gaddafi to give up power. [image | reuters]