Yemen opposition groups called on protesters to march on President Ali Abdullah Saleh's Sanaa palace on Friday to demand he step down, hoping to end a crisis his allies abroad fear will benefit Islamic militants.
The US Defense Department said Thursday that new attacks were conducted against Libyan air defense and other military targets.
Air raids in Libya continue amid doubts of motive
Many shops in Japan's capital ran out of bottled water on Thursday after a warning of radiation danger for babies from a damaged nuclear plant.
US curbs Japan food imports
China did not turn away Japanese cargo plane