Reconstruction Czar's Arrogance Deconstructs KanThe resignation of Ryu Matsumoto has further undermined the position of Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan
Shades of Bollywood: Temple Yields TreasureAn Aladdin's cave of treasure has been found in an Indian temple touching off a debate on what to do with it.
Analysis: Obama's Afghanistan Withdrawal Speech - Text & SubtextINN's political analyst says Barack Obama's speech on Afghanistan moved back the goal posts to justify an American retreat
Mississippi Floods Lash Louisiana and MississippiThe devastating Mississippi floods are prompting terrible decisions, with small towns sacrificed to preserve the cities.
King Abdullah of Jordan Lauds Fatah-Hamas ReconciliationJordan's King Abdullah has tried to rebut the main Israeli contentions during his Washington visit while portraying himself as a peace facilitator.
EU Announces Initial Sanctions Against SyriaThe EU published a sanctions list against Syrian officials instrumental in violent repression.
Memphis Spared Mississippi Flood Waters as Defenses HoldThe devastating Mississippi floods have apparently spared Memphis and are headed for Louisiana.
Egyptians Plan March to Gaza and Additional Anti-Israel ActionAs part of the worsening anti-Israel climate in Egypt and Egyptian group plans to march to "Palestine" on May 15 to protest Israel's establishment.
Bin Laden Killing Prompts Extra VigilanceBin Laden's liquidation is prompting Western governments to warn citizens of possible rise in terror acts.
Victorious Conservatives Face New OppositionCanadian Elections: Conservatives, headed by pro-Israel Stephen Harper, captured the parliamentary majority that has eluded them since 1988.
Syria a Bigger Headache for Turkey than LibyaBecause of a shared border and the Kurdish population Turkey may be forced to get involved in Syria.
Iran Joins Assad's Accusations against Israel, USIran rebuffs charges of complicity in Syrian repression and replays regime's accusations against Israel and US
Analysis: Libya is A Brave Face on a FarceQaddafi's undisturbed open jeep ride through Libya demonstrates the problems of intervention without a plan.
Fukushima Upgraded to Chernobyl StatusJapanese authorities raise rating of disaster from 5 to 7 due to worry over radiation effects on health and environment.
NATO Complains of Qaddafi's Human ShieldsNATO faces a stalemate in Libya because Qaddafi exploits its self imposed limitations by using civilian shields. Israel knows that dilemma well.
Singer with No Experience Elected to Head Problem Strewn HaitiHaiti gave over two thirds of the vote to a singer with no political experience whatsoever culminating an election process begun in November.
Britain Confronts the Wages of Its Arms Sales to LibyaBritain is scrambling to undo some of the arms sales to Arab autocrats now that the weapons are being used to suppress coalition-backed forces.
Fukushima Plant Leaking Radiation Into SeaTEPCO officials say a leak at the No. 2 reactor at the Fukushima nuclear power plant is leaking radiation into the sea.
Libyan Diplomacy in UK Confronts Rebel RetreatAlthough the London Conference views Qaddafi's departure as inevitable, on the battle front the rebels are on the run. NATO bombs Tripoli.
Analysis: Obama Speech on Libya Policy Avoids Both ExtremesBarack Obama sought to position himself at the center in the debate on Libya. He will now be hostage to future events in Libya and elsewhere.
Syria Imposes No-Film ZoneSyria is imposing difficulties on press coverage of disturbances. Missing reporters freed.
Shimon Peres Pushes Scientific Cooperation in SwitzerlandShimon Peres talked science and regional politics in his two day visit to Switzerland
Magnitude 6.8 Quake in Burma Kills 75+, Injures 90+Over 75 killed and 90 injured in magnitude 6.8 Burma quake; more than 130 buildings collapse.
Assad Regime Attempts to Dampen Down the DemonstrationsSyrians mix intimidation with signs of flexibility to deflate demonstrations.
F-15 Crash in Libya Ascribed to MalfunctionThe US was fortunate that the crew of the F-15 is safe. In previous US engagements captured pilots were grist for the enemy propaganda mill.
Shades of Schadenfreude in China's Coverage of Japan DisasterFrequently pilloried for their neglect of safety and environmental concerns, Chinese authorities are only too happy to highlight Japanese problems.
Yemen's Saleh Threatens 'Bloody' Civil WarPresident Saleh of Yemen promised to leave office within the year. The last one to try offering that was Hosni Mubarak of Egypt.
First Members of IDF Medical Team Land in JapanSmall Homefront Command team arrived Monday in Japan, ahead of a full-scale medical delegation and thousands of necessary items.
Analysis: What's Behind the Obama Reversal on LibyaAfter weeks of pouring cold water on a No-Fly zone, the Obama Administration became a believer.
Japan's Emperor Akihito Prays For His NationIn a rare television address, Japan's emperor prays for his nation and safety of his people in the wake of the disaster which struck Japan.
Change in British Law a Victory for Free Speech WorldwideA change in British libel laws will correct a situation where draconian libel laws led to silence.Dr. Rachel Ehrenfeld won the battle for everyone.
The Bar to Western Intervention in Libya Keeps Getting HigherAfter having encouraged the Libyan insurgents the West is pulling the plug on them. Obama "believes in organic revolution."
Tactical Retreat or Insurgent Collapse in Libya?Qaddafi, left for dead merely weeks ago, may be on the verge of military victory.
Japanese Leaders Balance between Candor and Appeals for CalmThe Japanese radiation situation is still uncertain with conflicting descriptions. Other nations begin precautionary measures.
Israeli Insurers and Diamantaires Feel Japanese FalloutLike most participants in the global economy Israel will suffer general and particular losses from the Japanese disaster.
Kuwaiti Paper: Mubarak's Son Linked to Terror AttacksSon of ousted Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak directly tied to terror attacks on Sharm el Sheikh on 23 July 2005, Kuwaiti paper reports.
Italian PM Silvio Berlusconi Faces an April TrialAn Italian magistrate has ruled that Silvio Berlusconi must stand trial in April for moral turpitude and misuse of authority.
British Admissions Show UK's Labor Party as Libya's LobbyistThe recently released documents on the Al-Megrahi Lockerbie affair have fueled calls for an independent inquiry.
Clinton in Qatar: Stop Corruption or Extremists Will Take OverThe Obama administration had abandoned the Bush emphasis on world democracy. Hillary Clinton returned to it in Qatar, demanded change.
Grand Theft Jihad: The Symbiosis Between Criminality and TerrorThe trial of eight people accused of armed robbery to finance Jihad has opened in Paris.
The Snowstorm Crosses the Atlantic, But Not the MediteranneanAfter watching Europe cope with snow and massive travel dislocations, America's East Coast found itself in a similar predicament.