The recent death of an African immigrant in Milan highlights racial and ethnic tensions.
Three major lenders were rescued on Monday as the global credit crisis spread.
The weekend bombing that killed at least 17 people was the worst of its kind since Syria's battle with the Muslim Brotherhood in the 1970s and 80s.
Transplanted Parisian brings Peru's back street rhythms to world's front stage.
But Russia, Brazil, and China are expected to have the cash and domestic growth to weather the storm.
London and New York stopped a practice seen as pushing stocks down. But some say short-sellers are merely scapegoats.
Oil and gold surged Monday as investors worried that huge new debts will harm US Treasury's credit standing.
The Yongbyon reactor could be operational again within a year.