Thai crackdown feared
As peace talks founder:
THAILAND: Thailandís government demanded on
Monday an end to protests that have killed 37 people in four days of
escalating street violence in Bangkok before holding talks with its
opponents seeking immediate elections.
Iran, Brazil, Turkey sign nuclear swap deal
Ahmadinejad calls for fresh nuclear talks with
IRAN: Iran, Brazil and Turkey signed an
agreement on Monday over a nuclear fuel swap designed to allay
international concern over the Islamic Republicís atomic ambitions
and avert fresh sanctions on Tehran.
Winds, currents keep massive oil slick from shore, for now
US: Favorable winds and currents have kept the
bulk of a massive offshore oil slick from reaching the fragile
wetlands and sandy beaches of the US Gulf Coast for more than three
weeks, experts said.