Japan earthquake: A tsunami hit northeast Japan on Friday, reaching as much as three miles inland. Hundreds are believed to be dead, though the disaster appears nowhere near the scale of Indonesia's 2004 tsunami.
Amid reported gains for pro-government forces in Ras Lanuf and Zawiyah and concern that the window for helping rebels has closed, Muammar Qaddafi's eldest son warned rebels that there was more to come.
Half a million European Roma were killed under the Nazi regime. One Czech town has built a memorial to make sure that, like other victims of the Nazis, the Roma are not forgotten.
Nigeria's incumbent President Goodluck Jonathan received an endorsement from a prominent northern politician that could be critical for the southern-born candidate in the April 9 presidential election.
Carlos Slim retained the top spot on the Forbes rich list for the second year in a row. The Mexican telecoms tycoon represents a growing trend of billionaires bubbling up from emerging markets worldwide. Over the past year, China doubled its number of billionaires, according to Forbes, and Moscow now has more billionaires than any other city. Of the 11 richest men in the world, the following five come from emerging economies in Latin America and Asia:
South Korean companies LG and Samsung are the No. 1 and No. 2 flat-screen TV makers worldwide. Their bitter rivalry highlights the stakes in the growing technology industry.