A senior Libyan rebel commander on Monday demanded an apology from Britain and the US after seized documents suggested both countries were complicit in a plan that led to his detention and torture.
Libyan rebels made fresh gains on the western front on Tuesday, pushing back forces loyal to leader Muammar Gaddafi in a string of clashes that brought them closer to the capital Tripoli.
Nicolas Sarkozy is 1st foreign leader to formally recognise Libyan rebels.
The UN special envoy to Libya would stay in Benghazi for about four hours.
Day in Pics: 2nd September
Showbiz World - September 2, 2014
Celebrities welcome Ganapati