(From Guardian Unlimited)
Muammar Gaddafi has made his first public appearance since air strikes on his forces began, pledging that he will not surrender and calling the international coalition against him a "bunch of fascists".
The speech came after Barack Obama warned the Libyan leader may try to hang on to power despite the military intervention. But the US secretary of state, Hillary Clinton, said she understood people close to Gaddafi were in touch with other countries asking for advice on exile options.
Clashes continued on Tuesday morning on the frontline between rebels and Gaddafi forces north of Ajdabiya. Those forces, which appeared to be well …