New diplomatic initiatives are in motion to help end the 21-month civil war in Syria. A plan first proposed last summer for a transitional government to run Syria until elections are held is being revived.
While banding together to sing the national anthem en masse and kicking coconuts off people's heads might seem frivolous, a former Pakistani ambassador says these feats are grabbing rare international attention for good news from Pakistan.
While Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is cautioning against believing anything that Iranians say, and Israeli-Iranian radio host wants Israel to hear more Iranian voices. He's hosted a radio show for 50 years that encouraged regular Iranians to call in.