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A closer look at Libya's National Transition Council

The body that hopes to take charge of Libya - the National Transitional Council - is watching events closely and says it hopes to send officials to Tripoli as early as Wednesday.

Leading figures say they are keen to begin the process of establishing a new government as soon as possible.

The BBC's Paul Wood takes a look at who the rebels are and considers who may lead Libya in a new era.

  • 23 Aug 2011
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