NATO's top decision-making body decided on Sunday to implement all aspects of the UN resolution on Libya.
Doubts, queries and criticisms from the international community are emerging as the West-led military action against Libya continues.
The Taliban say they have kidnapped 50 Afghan policemen in the northeast of the country.
An earthquake measuring 5.8 on the Richter scale jolted offshore Chiapas, Mexico, at 06:21:01 GMT on Sunday, the US Geological Survey said.
The Yemeni Presidential Palace on Saturday denied media reports that President Ali Abdullah Saleh will cede power within hours.
The radioactivity in water in one unit of a hobbled nuclear power plant in northeastern Japan has tested 10 million times higher than normal.
Libyan government forces and the rebels continued to fight fiercely on Saturday in key military strongholds as Western aircrafts appeared in the sky of Misrata.
Yukiya Amano, the director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency, cautioned that the nuclear emergency could go on for weeks, if not months more.
An ancient Japanese legend states that a crane will grant a wish to the maker of a thousand origami cranes.
A powerful earthquake that toppled homes in northeastern Myanmar has killed more than 70 people.
A Buddhist monk looks at a damaged pagoda after an earthquake at Wat Chedi Laung in Chiang Rai province, north of Bangkok, Thailand, on Friday. At least 75 people were killed in an earthquake that struck neighboring Myanmar.
The African Union (AU) on Friday announced that the Libyan authority has agreed with the five-point Road Map set by the AU High Level ad hoc Committee to the crisis in Libya.