Gbagbo resists African demands
Ivory Coast’s incumbent leader Laurent Gbagbo has
said he will reject a demand by African heads of state on Monday
that he cede power to his rival Alassane Ouattara or face force.
Iran Guards shoot down Western spy drones
Iran’s Revolutionary Guards have shot down two
“Western spy” drones in the Gulf, the Fars news agency quoted a top
commander of the elite military force as saying on Sunday.
Busy first day for Rousseff
Brazil’s new president Dilma Rousseff held a
flurry of talks with foreign envoys on Sunday during her first full
day in office after succeeding her hugely popular predecessor Luiz
Inacio Lula da Silva.