The United States launches remote piloted aircraft equipped with missiles to pinpoint targets against Muammar Gaddafi's troops.
At least 40 people have been killed over a three-day period, with further tornadoes expected this week..
For many Brazilian flag makers, the fact that the making of their national symbol has been sold out to the Chinese is the ultimate symbolism of globalism gone wrong.
While the fight over 2011 spending will finally get put to rest this week, another one, the battle for 2012, is only just beginning.
Are the people that pull the trigger and kill innocent people the problem? Or the gun in their hands? Or both?
What is motivating Nicolas Sarkozy in aggressively championing international military intervention in Libya and Cote D'Ivoire?
People from 14 countries and 25 US states have been taking part in this year's International Whistlers Convention in North Carolina, with the age of the contestants ranging from seven to 90.
Republicans and Democrats remain positive that a deal to prevent a partial shutdown of the US government is possible.
Barack Obama has become the first person to announce a campaign for the presidency next year.
Polls show US public remains evenly divided over the US role in a military intervention in Libya.
Peru, Colombia, Chile and Mexico are set to form a new regional economic block. But given that all four countries already benefit from free trade agreements, where's the need for such a pact? The answer lies in Brazil's recent - and projected - boom.