Qaddafi's second son, once considered his father's likely successor, was found hiding deep in the desert.
Muammar Qaddafi's death is unlikely to mark the end of the Sahel's Libya troubles, with a steady stream of migrants and Qaddafi loyalists returning home or fleeing.
Whether for love, war, or ceremony, people have been altering their appearance for thousands of years. A model displays body art during the 13th Ukrainian Open Championship for hairdressing, nail design, makeup, and body art in Kiev, Ukraine, in 2009.
A Sirte victory would end the protracted battle for Qaddafi's hometown and allow a new government to be established. Delay could increase the likelihood of rifts in Libya's future leadership.
Somalia's famine has boosted demand for the malnutrition treatment Plumpy'nut. But a patent curtails production – and has sparked intense debate over balancing business interests with humanitarian need.
Muammar Qaddafi may be protected by Tuareg tribesman who remain loyal to him for his support of their rebellions in neighboring countries.
A sheep is seen in front of the snow covered Falknis in Furggels, Switzerland, above the river Rhine valley. The snow line dropped to 1400m over sea level in an early onset of winter in Switzerland.
Qaddafi's influence in the region remains strong, despite Niger's recognition of the rebel government, making it difficult for the government and people to make up their minds.
Aside from Qaddafi and his family, up to one million migrants from Niger, Mali, and Burkina Faso may leave war-torn Libya, and arms from Qaddafi's arsenal are already showing up in conflict zones as far away as Somalia.