Obama administration wants change of Israel's Gaza blockade policy
Japanese Finance Minister Naoto Kan has emerged as the most likely candidate to become the country's next prime minister.
South Korea's rulling party was surprised by disappointing results in local elections.
A U.N. report strongly criticized the U.S. reliance on drone strikes to combat terrorism along the Afghanistan-Pakistan border.
Activists from the Gaza-bound flotilla raided by Israel were welcomed enthusiastically upon their arrival to Turkey.
Israel rejected an international investigation of its raid on the flotilla.
Iran's atomic energy chief said that the IAEA's recent report on the country's nuclear program made a "misinterpretation" of its capabilities.
Debt-strapped Greece outlined plans to partially privatize a number of publicly-held companies.
A British court fined JP Morgan a record $49.1 million.
Ukraine's Parliament approved legislation that reaffirmed the country's neutrality, and prevented it from joining NATO.
BP will fund six sand barriers to protect the Louisiana coastline from leaking oil.
A U.N. representative warned that Haiti's democratic institutions were endangered by the slow pace of reconstruction.
The United States urged Cuba to free one of its most prominent human rights activists.
A leading human rights activist in the Democratic Republic of Congo has been found dead.
South African President Jacob Zuma traveled to India in his first state visit to Asia.
Clashes in the Somali capital of Mogadishu killed at least 21 people, and wounded 59 others.
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