Syria’s Assad shown unscathed after alleged rebel attack, Obama cancels meeting with Putin, and U.S. drones kill 8 in Yemen. Today is Thursday, August 8, and this is the World Wrap, brought to you by @clarerrrr.
Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad (C) attends Eid al-Fitr prayers at Anas bin Malek mosque in Damascus, August 8, 2013, in this handout photograph released by Syria’s national news agency SANA. REUTERS/SANA/Handout via Reuters
Russia frees jailed opposition leader on bail, Panama arrests former CIA official, and Kerry heads to the West Bank. Today is Friday, July 19, 2013, and @clarerrrr is wishing @dwbronner a happy birthday and a splendid day off. Here’s the World Wrap:
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny (R) reacts as he talks to the media, with his wife Yulia (L) standing nearby, outside a court building in Kirov, July 19, 2013. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin. Click for more photos of Navalny’s release.