Just because we're close to Fukushima Daiichi doesn't mean we get more radiation, insists one local mayor. Still, Japan has banned the sale of milk and spinach from farms near the power plant.
The Arab world is largely supportive of Libya's rebels and a no-fly zone to protect them, but is unsure how it feels about Western intervention on their behalf.
A visit to Poland gave David Shirkey an idea to become a one-man charity, giving the poor and disabled a wheelchair or prosthetic limb.
But some eyewitnesses raised doubt about whether a purported strike last night in Qaddafi’s compound had in fact been the precise target.
The Haiti election Sunday was marked by many of the same problems voters experienced in a first round tainted with widespread fraud, although this time violence was avoided.
Sarah Palin visited Israel in what may have been an attempt to up her foreign policy credentials and build a rapport with Israeli leaders increasingly at odds with Obama.
The remarks by Bahrain's king reflect an effort to pin his country's recent Shiite-led protests on interference by the Gulf states' regional adversary, Iran.
But workers made progress over the weekend on restoring electricity to the cooling system at Japan's Fukushima nuclear power plant, which will help stabilize overheated reactors.
Syria protests continued for a third day in Deraa with security forces reportedly using tear gas and firing live ammunition to disperse demonstrators. Eyes are now turning to the restive Kurdish population.
Symbolizing his desire to connect with everyday Brazilians and support this nation's efforts to tackle crime and drug trafficking, President Obama spent an afternoon in Brazil's notorious City of God shantytown.
International airstrikes led first by France devastated an armored column loyal to Muammar Qaddafi overnight – saving the rebellion with little time to spare.
Final results of Saturday's historic referendum show that 77.2 percent of voters backed constitutional changes in what was the freest vote in Egypt in more than half a century.
Arab League secretary-general Amr Moussa is now questioning whether US and European military action against Libya has gone too far.
Tens of thousands of Japan earthquake evacuees survived for days on very little. Now supplies are getting through, but Prime Minister Naoto Kan warned that "life in the emergency refuge centers will continue for some time."
Amid the exuberance, however, election monitors reported significant irregularities and violations, a reminder that the road to democratic governance is not as easy as Egyptians might hope.
Heading into today's Haiti election, polls show pop music star Michel 'Sweet Micky' Martelly with a lead over former First Lady Mirlande Manigat.
French, US, and British airstrikes have crippled Libyan coastal defenses and air abilities as the largest coalition of military force since the Iraq war enters its second day.
Hamas's military wing claimed direct responsibility for a Saturday mortar attack on Israel, which prompted a swift response from Israeli forces.
Chernobyl and Three Mile Island did not stop nuclear power growth. Will the Japan nuclear crisis at Fukushima delay or end the 'nuclear renaissance'?
While French, British and U.S. forces strike in Libya, embattled leader Col. Muammar Qaddafi vowed defiance, saying he would open weapons depots to arm the general populace.