United Nations peacekeepers confirm violence between Syrian government loyalists and rebels is spreading into the buffer zone along the border between Syria and Israel. World News Videos by NewsLook
Five days after army officers overthrew the Mali government, representatives from over 200 parties and pressure groups have formed a new political front. The aim is to challenge the military coup through negotiation. It is calling for the reinstatement of constitutional law and the holding of new elections.
Thousands of Syrian Kurds held demonstrations in northern Syria on Wednesday to mark the Kurdish New Year, as seen in videos posted online by anti-regime activists. In the main northern city of Aleppo, demonstrators waving Kurdish flags shouted slogans such as “Azadi”, meaning freedom in the Kurds’ Kurmanji language, and “Our Syrian revolution is for justice, dignity and freedom.” World News Videos by NewsLook
The Pentagon says it’s suspending efforts to recover remains of fallen service members in North Korea. That’s after North Korea announced plans to launch a rocket to fire a satellite into space, which the US says would violate a UN ban. US News Video by NewsLook
Ailing President Hugo Chavez, just back from cancer surgery in Cuba, said he would start radiation treatments “in the coming days” amid rising drama over his health as he seeks reelection late his year. World News Videos by NewsLook
Friends of US Army Staff Sergeant Robert Bales, who is accused of killing 16 civilians in Afghanistan, recall “Happy guy, full of life.” World News Videos by NewsLook
As the massacre of Afghan civilians allegedly by a U.S. soldier continues to reverberate, President Hamid Karzai is demanding NATO forces pull back to major bases and the Taliban has announced it’s breaking off peace talks. World News Videos by NewsLook
This Associated Press video shows rebels from the Free Syrian Army in one of their final battles to retain control of the northern stronghold of Idlib. World News Videos by NewsLook
French far-right leader Marine Le Pen was due to hold a press conference on Tuesday to officially announce her candidacy in next month’s presidential elections.
Anti-nuclear protesters took to the streets in Germany, France and Belgium to mark the one-year anniversary of Japan’s Fukushima nuclear disaster. Protesters called for a reduction in the reliance on nuclear energy. World News Videos by NewsLook