Japan confirms 11438 dead, over $300b damage in tsunami-quake

March 31, 2011 - 13:42 AMT  12:45 GMT
Officials are trying to grasp the overall economic impact of the disaster - as well as how much money the government will put toward reconstruction efforts.
RPA: OSCE mission report on Karabakh causes turmoil in Azerbaijan

RPA: OSCE mission report on Karabakh causes turmoil in Azerbaijan

March 31, 2011 - 13:42 AMT  12:45 GMT
The international community treats Baku’s approaches as inadequate and contradictory, the spokesperson for the RPA said.
Schwarzenegger returns to acting career with

Schwarzenegger returns to acting career with "The Governator" action-comedy cartoon

March 31, 2011 - 13:36 AMT  12:45 GMT
Schwarzenegger will provide the voice of the title character in the cartoon which will focus on a superhero living a double life as an ordinary family man.
Expert: Turkey would gladly exchange Armenian cause for Karabakh conflict

Expert: Turkey would gladly exchange Armenian cause for Karabakh conflict

March 31, 2011 - 13:35 AMT  12:45 GMT
“Factually, Baku’s acknowledging the loss of Karabakh has become the price for saving Ilham Aliyev’s face,” Sergey Minasyan said.
Arthur Abraham: I will win in a fight against Ward

Arthur Abraham: I will win in a fight against Ward

March 31, 2011 - 13:30 AMT  12:45 GMT
“I know Ward is the favourite but that motivates me even more. Over history many favourites have crashed down,” Abraham said.
Andre Ward: I’m fired up as always

Andre Ward: I’m fired up as always

March 31, 2011 - 13:07 AMT  12:45 GMT
“My job is to make Abraham feel the same way he felt right after the Carl Froch fight as soon as possible,” Ward said.
Obama signs secret order authorizing covert U.S. support for Libyan rebel forces

Obama signs secret order authorizing covert U.S. support for Libyan rebel forces

March 31, 2011 - 13:04 AMT  12:45 GMT
Obama signed the order, known as a presidential "finding", within the last two or three weeks, according to government sources.
Turkey seeks to make peace with Israel: Gul invites Peres to Istanbul

Turkey seeks to make peace with Israel: Gul invites Peres to Istanbul

March 31, 2011 - 12:47 AMT  12:45 GMT
Turkish parliamentary speaker has, in turn, invited Knesset Speaker Reuven Rivlin; no information was provided as to Rivlin’s response.

German Interior Minister: our value system is Christian and occidental

March 31, 2011 - 12:41 AMT  12:45 GMT
"I want to work together on preventing radicalization and extremism," Hans-Peter Friedrich told the gathering of Muslim leaders in Berlin.

White House debates whether to arm rebels battling Gadhafi's troops

March 31, 2011 - 12:36 AMT  12:45 GMT
Representative Mike Rogers: we need to understand more about the opposition before I would support passing out guns and advanced weapons to them.