Police fire tear gas and clash with hundreds of stone-throwing youths in Bahrain after the funeral of a teenager killed in clashes on Thursday. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
Pope Benedict receives caretaker Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti at the Vatican in one of the last private audiences of his pontificate. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
A bomb hidden in a water tank ripped through a crowded vegetable market in a mostly Shiite neighborhood in Quetta, Pakistan on Saturday, killing at least 65 people and wounding nearly 200, officials said.
International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde brushes off talk of ‘currency wars’. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
The Vatican raised the possibility Saturday that the conclave to elect the next pope might start sooner than March 15, the earliest date possible under current rules.
South African Paralympic champion Oscar Pistorius, was planning future with girlfriend he is accused of shooting dead, his uncle said. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
Here’s the latest news for Saturday, Feb. 16: Deadly blast in Pakistan; Russia repairs from meteor blast; Pistorius family defends sprinter; Austerity marches in Europe.
The latest numbers from worldwide tracking stations and authorities on the ground indicate the Chelyabinsk meteor was the largest since the 1908 Tunguska event; exploded with a yield of about 500 kilotons and didn’t cause nearly as much damage as it
Malaysia denies Australian independent senator Nick Xenophon, who had previously criticsed the government, entry to the country. Simon Hanna reports.
Highlights of this day in history: The Civil War’s Battle of Fort Donelson; the Georgia crematory case; John Demjanjuk goes on trial; America’s first 911 call; and the NHL scraps the rest of its season.