04 Apr

Events of Interest and Analyses, A Foreign Perspective






Battle rages on for strategic Libyan town 

Rebel forces fail to take oil town of Brega after a fourth straight day of fighting, despite overnight air strikes.  

Last Modified: 04 Apr 2011 15:35 GMT  



Protesters shot dead in southern Yemen 

At least 15 anti-government protesters killed as troops – some stationed on rooftops – open fire on crowd.  

Last Modified: 04 Apr 2011 14:07 GMT  


Afghan ‘policeman’ guns down ISAF soldiers

Local official claims two American soldiers were shot by an Afghan border policeman they were training.
Last Modified: 04 Apr 2011 10:17 GMT


In Depth

Other stories from Palestine

Joanna Blundell 04 Apr 2011 15:07 GMT
A group of young activists are taking action without taking to the streets, with an event called TEDxRamallah.


Prominent Chinese artist feared detained

Government critic Ai Weiwei missing since being prevented from boarding a flight on Sunday, according to his studio.
Last Modified: 04 Apr 2011 05:29 GMT



Middle East

John Paul II  

Campaign to annul Goldstone report

Israel is launching an international campaign to push the United Nations to rescind a scathing report on Israeli war conduct in Gaza two years ago, after the report’s author backtracked from key allegations against the Jewish state.  



Forces loyal to Alassane Ouattara gather outside Abidjan   

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UN staff flee Abidjan amid warnings of ‘bloodbath’

Daniel Howden: Troops loyal to Ivory Coast’s President-elect prepare for ‘final push’. 



Dissident artist missing after China exit halted   new

The disappearance of Ai Weiwei comes amid a massive crackdown on lawyers, writers and activists.

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