Western nations urged the UN Security Council today to demand an immediate end to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's crackdown on civilian protesters and strongly condemned the violence.
Exclusive, from Alexandria, Egypt: For the sake of my grandchildren and their generation, I write my impressions about this wondrous event, how it developed, its highlights and its climax.
The fall of President Hosni Mubarak came after a wave of strikes demonstrated the depth and breadth of the Egyptian uprising.
As winds of change blow across the Middle East from Tunisia to Egypt to Yemen it will be interesting to see if the flame of resistance is reignited on the streets of Iran.
When the mass uprising in Tunisia spread to Egypt last week, it took a qualitative turn: Egypt occupies a highly strategic position in the region and has for decades been a linchpin of American policy there.
The North African country of Tunisia exploded with a mass democratic uprising in December 2010 and it is still unfolding today with regional repercussions.
On a eight-country tour, Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez signed 69 agreements and said his country seeks to build a multi-polar world.
Obama's boldest statements came in relation to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, when he dismissed "cynics" who say a just peace is impossible.
Labor killings in Colombia, orphans in Iraq, agribusiness in South Africa, garment workers in Cambodia, health care in Romania and Cuba.
Tribal rights win in India, union repression in Iraq, Kenya controversy, cuts in Spain, education in Venezuela, Cuba's oil.