News Round-Up 3/28/14

Happy Friday, y’all! Get out this weekend and, if you’re in the District, enjoy the weather. AT LONG LAST.

reuters / turkey's a-twitter
reuters / turkey’s a-twitter

 

Assorted Stand-Outs:

South Asia:

Afghanistan

Pakistan

Sri Lanka

India

  • In Kashmir a civilian was killed and three others injured in a terror attack.

Middle East & North Africa:

Gulf States

Israel & Palestine

Egypt

Saudi Arabia

  • Obama seeks to calm Saudis amidst growing tension in the Gulf; his visit aims to repair ties and soothe current animosities.

Syria

  • The Obama administration appears poised to expand aid to the Syrian opposition.

Lebanon

  • The threat posed to Lebanon by Syria’s mass exodus of refugees is growing daily.

North Africa

 

Europe & Eurasia:

Russia

Ukraine

Turkey

Britain

Bosnia

  • Bosnia has uncovered a wartime mass grave, containing the remains of Bosnian Muslims killed in the midst of a conflict that tore the country apart.

East Africa:

Ethiopia

Central Africa:

Central African Republic

West Africa:

Nigeria

Latin America:

Chile

  • Thousands of Chileans are marching for a constitutional overhaul, encouraging President Michelle Bachelet to carry out her left-leaning reform programme.

North America:

United States

Daily Wow: Is it alright to be gay and Muslim?

 

 

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