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US considers more firepower to hit Gadhafi forces
Even after a week of U.S.-led air strikes, forces loyal to Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi are a potent threat to civilians, say Pentagon officials who are considering expanding the firepower and airborne surveillance systems in the military campaign.
Syrian troops storm protest sit-in near Damascus
Security troops stormed a protest sit-in near the capital Damascus, arresting about 200 people in the midnight raid, activists said Saturday, the latest violence in the unrelenting crackdown on protests that have spread to this Mideast country.
US rushes freshwater to help Japan nuclear plant
U.S. naval barges loaded with freshwater sped toward Japan's overheated nuclear plant on Saturday to help workers struggling to stem a worrying rise in radioactivity and remove dangerously contaminated water from the facility.
Dangerous breach suspected at Japanese nuke plant
A suspected breach in the reactor core at one unit of a stricken Fukushima nuclear plant could mean more serious radioactive contamination, Japanese officials said Friday, revealing what may prove a major setback in the mission to bring the leaking plant under control.
Syria troops try to calm tension but rally planned
Security forces appear to be trying to reduce tension in a Syrian city where authorities launched a deadly, weeklong crackdown on protesters.
- Gadhafi forces roll back; rebels try to organize
- Japan's fishermen fear spread of radiation scare
- Anxiety in Japan over radiation in tap water
- US soldier gets 24 years for murders of 3 Afghans
- Libya mission gaining, as US looks to cede control
- Concern in Tokyo over spike in tap water radiation
- Pool boils at Japan nuke plant as evacuees weary
- Libya action could last 'a while,' official says
- US pounds Libyan air defenses, assesses damage
- World intervenes in Libya, with unusual speed
- First wave of allied assault: 112 cruise missiles
- Japan cites radiation in milk, spinach near plant
- Gadhafi strikes rebels as diplomats mull action
- Obama arrives in Brazil, begins Latin America tour
- Experts knock notion of burying Japanese reactors
- Warm welcome greets Aristide on return to Haiti
- Amid uncertainty, allies prepare for no-fly zone
- Japanese choppers dump water on stricken reactor
- Japan struggles with power crunch after quake
- US authorizes American evacuations out of Japan
- More governments advising citizens to leave Tokyo
- Bahrain crackdown routs protesters; clashes kill 5
- Radiation level soars after Japan nuke plant fire
- Japan central bank jumps to help after earthquake
- 2nd explosion at stricken Japan nuclear plant
- US considers more firepower to hit Gadhafi forces