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Weighing The 'Yemen Option' For Syria

The Obama administration hopes to persuade Syrian President Bashar Assad to step aside, as Yemen's president did. The so-called Yemen model was expedient at the time. But experts say it didn't resolve some of the country's underlying problems and might not be easily replicated in Syria.

U.K. Court Backs Julian Assange's Extradition

On Wednesday, the Supreme Court in London backed a ruling that would extradite Julian Assange to Sweden where he faces accusations of sex crimes.

Suu Kyi's First Trip Out Of Myanmar Signals New Era

Thousands of migrants from Myanmar turned out to greet opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi during her visit to Thailand. It was her first trip outside Burma for 24 years. Suu Kyi is attending an economic forum in Bangkok, and is also expected to visit refugee camps on the Thai-Burmese border.