March 6th, 2009
World Links: Tsvangirai's Wife Killed in Car Crash; U.S.-Syria Talks to Begin

Asian markets tumble a day after Wall Street’s drop to a 12-year low.

NATO revives full diplomatic relations with Russia, which were cut off in August 2008 on account of Russia’s war with Georgia.

The wife of Zimbabwean Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai is killed in a car accident; the prime minister himself suffers slight injuries.

Mauritania expels its Israeli ambassador in response to the recent military offensive in Gaza.

U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Jeffery Feltman is expected to arrive in Syria tomorrow, for the highest-level diplomatic talks between the two nations in the past four years.

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