In Britain, women can only sell donor eggs for in vitro at modest prices. In the US, human eggs command high prices.
The Greece bailout package agreed to by European leaders and the International Monetary Fund last week decreases the likelihood of a Greek government default. But the wrangling over the bailout -- and the steps that left Greece in a financial hole -- raise questions about the prospects for the stability of the euro.
The experienced and large delegation from Japan showed a deft hand in its win against a bluefin tuna ban and other measures at the 175-nation CITES meeting on endangered species in Qatar.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel received wide praise at home ahead of May elections for negotiating a bailout package for Greece that limits the costs to Germany.
Syria hopes that Iraq election results – due today – will usher in a government open to increasing trade. Previous attempts to boost economic ties were marred by Iraq's assertion that Syria was behind devastating 2009 bombings.
In Brussels, the 16 eurozone nations agree to include the IMF in a backup bailout for Greece debt.
GREAT HAMMERHEAD SHARK: A great hammerhead is seen Walker's Cay, Bahamas, where they feed in open ocean fish as well as other sharks. In its triennial conference, the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species, came to a close without protecting any threatened marine species.
Greece is having to borrow money at higher interests rates, which is only exacerbating their debt problems.
The attack by Somali pirates on the MV Almezaan Tuesday, in which one pirate was killed, highlights how more commercial ships are hiring private armed security groups for protection.