In other news Monday, Libyan rebels recaptured parts of Brega, the embattled oil town, as reports surfaced of a diplomatic plan for Moammar Gadhafi's sons to assume control of the country. At least 15 people were killed in Yemen when…
By Larisa Epatko
Tensions remain high in Ivory Coast, where the incumbent president refuses to give way to his successor, while Haiti is poised to learn who its next president will be when much-anticipated preliminary results are released Monday.
In other news Friday, a protest in Afghanistan against a Koran burning turned violent and rival protesters filled the streets in Yemen.
Violence escalated in the west African nation of Ivory Coast over the disputed presidency.
In the four months since people in the West African nation of Ivory Coast decisively voted to turn out their president, his refusal to leave office has led to an increasingly violent standoff.
A synopsis of the day's other top news stories.
Women came together on March 8 to express a message of solidarity on International Women's Day by dancing in Iraq, protesting in Ivory Coast and dressing as men in Lebanon.
In other news Friday, a man wearing an Afghan army uniform opened fire on NATO troops in Afghanistan today, killing two German soldiers, but it was unclear if the attacker was actually an Afghan soldier. Separately, a suicide car bomber…
In other news Wednesday, former Democratic vice presidential nominee Joe Lieberman officially announced that he will not run for a fifth Senate term in 2012. Lieberman, who won re-election as an independent said it's time to move on.
Sudden flooding and mudslides killed at least 400 people in Brazil, and many more are still missing. In Tunisia, President Ben Ali offered concessions to try to quell growing protests that have left at least 23 people dead.
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