Yemen political crisis:
Saleh resists stand down calls
President Ali Abdullah Saleh said Wednesday he
would "resist" calls to resign and abide by the constitution in any
transfer of power, Yemen's state news agency Saba reported.
Riots erupt in Australian detention centre :
Asylum seekers torch buildings
Asylum seekers torched nine buildings at an
Australian detention centre in a night of wild riots with a handful
still on rooftops Thursday, reviving debate over the country’s
Twenty killometre ban around nuke plant:
Japan declares no-go zone
Japan Thursday banned people from going within
20 kilometres (12 miles) of the tsunami-hit Fukushima nuclear plant,
which has been leaking radiation.