At demonstrations against Israel's operation in Gaza, angry crowds have attacked protesters. Those who are against the war say they now fear more violence, but still feel an obligation to make their voices heard.
Disarmament staff of the OPCW are avoiding war in Syria, while a Somali pirate gets lured by stardom. And an international group is having a hard time finding any African leaders to praise, all in today's Global Scan.
Relations between the US and Iran have been so bad for so long that there may be an understandable urge to make up for lost time, and get right down to business. But that may not be best in the long run
Yasser Arafat died some eight years ago, but the investigation into his death only recently turned a surprising corner. On Tuesday, investigators exhumed his body to try and determine if radiation poisoning was behind his death.
U.S. presidents often talk of their hope to find peace in the Middle East and they practically always talk about their support for Israel's security. But on the ground there, expectations are much lower. And perhaps with good reason.
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