Pro-democracy protests spread in Syria
According to international media reports appeared
on early Saturday morning, “thousands of demonstrators in the
southern city of Daraa, on the border with Jordan, and in some other
cities and towns took to the streets in protest
Heavy fighting in Ajdabiya, Libya
French and British jets bombed targets near the
eastern town overnight, including government forces’ artillery.
Situation critical at Japanese nuclear plant
An investigation is under way in Japan to
establish the source of a radiation leak at the quake-hit nuclear
plant, which left two workers in hospital. The plant’s operator says
dangerously high radiation levels recorded in water at one reactor
raise the possibility its core has been damaged.