Anti-Gaddafi forces losing the battle on the ground in Libya have turned to criticizing NATO. The rebels have struck out at the alliance for not doing enough to help and not supplying them with weapons.
Moscow gave new documents to Warsaw on the investigation of the Polish presidential plane crash last April that killed President Lech Kaczynski, the first lady, and most of the country's political elite en route to memorial events in western Russia.
Japan keeps on discharging slightly radioactive water into the ocean, with 3,430 tons dumped by mid-Tuesday, while even more highly contaminated water inside the plant is exposing the workers to reportedly immeasurable levels of radiation.
Forces loyal to the Ivorian internationally recognized leader Alassane Ouattara claim to have taken the presidential palace after UN and French forces launched a series of air strikes against incumbent president Laurent Gbagbo.
The operator of Fukushima-1 nuclear power plant, Tokyo Electric Power Co., has started to release 11,500 tons of water containing radioactive materials into the Pacific Ocean, Kyodo news agency reports.
Final preparations are underway for the next crew to depart for the International Space Station, marking 50 years since the first man went into space. It is now only a matter of hours before three spacemen blast off into orbit.