At the UN General Assembly, Obama said the US is ready to address global challenges such as nuclear proliferation. But the world cannot expect America to solve such problems alone, he said.
The "bad boys" of the international stage, Iran's President Ahmadinejad, Libya's Colonel Qaddafi, and Venezuela's Hugo Chavez, face more opposition than usual this time.
Less popular among Latin leaders, the Venezuelan president is on an 11-day trip to visit allies including Libya's Qaddafi and Iran's Ahmadinejad.
The governing Scottish Nationalist Party (SNP) had asked Parliament to endorse the release of convicted Lockerbie bomber Megrahi as "consistent with the principles of Scottish justice," but the lawmakers rejected the bid Tuesday.
The Venezuelan leader gave Libyan strongman Muammar Qaddafi a warm hug yesterday during his 11-day tour to Russia, Belarus, Syria, Algeria, Libya, and Iran.
Despite recent deals to lure Libyan leader Muammar Qaddafi away from his pariah status, many Europeans still see him as a serial human rights violator and 1970s-style Arab dictator.
Sudan's Omar al-Bashir, Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe, and Venezuela's Hugo Chávez are all in Tripoli to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Col. Muammar Qaddafi's coup. Will Libya flaunt the Lockerbie bomber at the bash?
Opposition parliamentarians want an inquiry into reports that access to Libyan oil affected the British government's decision to allow convicted Lockerbie bomber to be eligible for release.