Navi Pillay, the United Nations' high commissioner for human rights, looks on during a Human Rights Council special session on the crisis in Libya on Friday in Geneva. Pillay said the world must "step in vigorously" to protect Libyan protesters.
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Institute for Marine Mammal Studies veterinary technician Wendy Hatchett takes a skin sample from a dead bottlenose dolphin that was found on Ono Island, Ala., and brought for examination to Gulfport, Miss., on Tuesday.
A production plant on the short of Mellitah, Libya, opened in 2004. Owned by Eni, the Italian oil and gas company, the facility is part of a pipeline that connects Libya to Sicily. Political unrest in the African nation is having effects in the worldwide oil market.
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