Obama insists U.S. won’t tackle Syria alone

By Danielle Wiener-Bronner
May 17, 2013

Obama takes cautious line on Syria, the Afghan border makes Russia nervous, and China’s got a ten-year economic plan. Today is Friday, May 17, and this is the World Wrap, brought to you by @dwbronner and @clarerrrr.

Alleged organ-eating, executions raise concern over support for Syria’s rebels

By Danielle Wiener-Bronner
May 16, 2013

Rebel extremism makes U.N. nervous, six Americans among 15 killed in Kabul, and violence takes turn for the worse in Iraq. Today is Thursday, May 16, and this is the World Wrap, brought to you by @dwbronner and @clarerrrr.

Vote on Syria meets Russian resistance

By Danielle Wiener-Bronner
May 15, 2013

U.N. General Assembly set to vote on resolution decrying Assad,  sanctions cool off North Korean nuclear program, and apartheid tactics show dark side of Myanmar’s democratization. Today is Wednesday, May 15, and this is the World Wrap, brought to you by @dwbronner and @clarerrrr.

Russia claims capture of CIA agent

By Danielle Wiener-Bronner
May 14, 2013

Russia expels U.S. diplomat for allegedly attempting to recruit spy, deadline approaches on Bangladesh factory safety plan, and Obama weighs in on Britain’s EU membership. Today is Tuesday, May 14, and this is the World Wrap, brought to you by @dwbronner and @clarerrrr.

Turkey blames Syrian group for car bombings

By Danielle Wiener-Bronner
May 13, 2013

Turkey accuses a group linked to Syrian intelligence of weekend blasts, Sharif claims victory in Pakistan’s historic elections, and surprise candidates challenge Iran’s supreme leader. Today is Monday, May 13, and this is the World Wrap, brought to you by @dwbronner and @clarerrrr.

Cricket star support surges in Pakistan’s election

By Danielle Wiener-Bronner
May 10, 2013

Pakistan prepares for weekend election, Bangladeshi woman pulled from rubble after 17 days, and EU-bound Croatia may miss out. Today is Friday, May 10, and this is the World Wrap, brought to you by @dwbronner and @clarerrrr.

Israel urges Russia to block air defense system sale to Syria

By Danielle Wiener-Bronner
May 9, 2013

Israel warns of Syria-Russia air defense deal, Bangladesh back in spotlight for another deadly accident, and Taliban threaten Pakistan’s weekend elections. Today is Thursday, May 9, and this is the World Wrap, brought to you by @dwbronner and @clarerrrr.

U.S. and Russia see common ground on Syria

By Danielle Wiener-Bronner
May 8, 2013

Kerry and Putin bury the hatchet on Syria, Fergie announces Man U retirement, and Kurdish militants begin withdrawal from Turkey.  Today is Wednesday, May 8, and this is the World Wrap, brought to you by @dwbronner and @clarerrrr.

China denies military espionage accusations

By Danielle Wiener-Bronner
May 7, 2013

China brushes off Pentagon’s hacking allegations, Bank of China shutters North Korean account, and Israeli strikes on Syria highlight possible Assad vulnerabilities. Today is Tuesday, May 7, and this is the World Wrap, brought to you by @dwbronner and @clarerrrr.

Israel strikes Syria, denies supporting rebels

By Danielle Wiener-Bronner
May 6, 2013

Israel says strikes not meant to help Syrian rebels, Malaysia’s prime minister glum over win, and pre-election violence mars rally in Pakistan. Today is Monday, May 6, and this is the World Wrap, brought to you by @dwbronner and @clarerrrr.