Controversy remains after Obama's defending on Libya actions

2011-03-29 15:30:25

US President Barack Obama on Monday strongly defended his policy on military action in Libya, but many still believe the policy remains murky.

Obama defends US military action in Libya

2011-03-29 09:17:32

President Barack Obama declared Monday night that the United States intervened in Libya to prevent a slaughter of civilians.
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110 killed in bullet factory blast

2011-03-29 07:57:59

A series of blasts at a bullet factory in south Yemen killed at least 110 people on Monday when residents broke in to steal ammunition.

Syria awaits key speech from Assad

2011-03-29 07:57:59

Syrian Vice-President Farouq al-Shara said on Monday that President Bashar al-Assad would announce important decisions in the next two days.

Radiation in Japan seawater, soil may be spreading

2011-03-28 20:00:33

Workers at Japan's damaged nuclear plant raced to pump out contaminated water suspected of sending radioactivity levels soaring.

Death toll rises to 10,872 from Japan quake

2011-03-28 16:35:15

Japan Self Defense Force members search for victims of the March 11 earthquake and tsunami in Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture, March 28, 2011.

Japan raps nuclear operator over mistake

2011-03-28 15:07:41

Mistaken radiation readings given out by the operator of Japan's crippled nuclear plant were "absolutely unforgivable".

Libyan rebels say Gadhafi town seized

2011-03-28 13:16:04

A Libyan rebel spokesman said Muammar Gadhafi's hometown of Sirte had been captured by the rebels on Monday.

Disaster-hit Japan faces protracted nuclear crisis

2011-03-28 10:28:16

Japan appeared resigned to a long fight to contain the world's most dangerous atomic crisis in 25 years.
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Israel deploys new anti-missile system

2011-03-28 09:11:13

With the escalation of rocket attacks along the Gaza border, Israel deployed its "Iron Dome" anti-rocket system for the first time on Sunday.

Pakistan PM to visit India for cricket

2011-03-28 07:44:49

Pakistani Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani will travel to India this week to watch a cricket match between the two South Asian countries.

Japan may change security policy focus

2011-03-28 07:31:33

Japan is likely to adjust its security policy to pay more attention to non-traditional security threats as a result of its natural disasters, said analysts.