India weathers weekend storm, but questions remain on pilgrims’ stampede

By Danielle Wiener-Bronner
October 14, 2013

Indian officials halt search for stampede victims after weekend of disaster, Iranian leader says nuclear talks in Geneva could be productive, hopefully, and migrants are rounded up in Moscow after a violent protest targeted them this weekend. Today is Monday, October 14, and this is the World Wrap, brought to you by @dwbronner.

Nobel Committee surprises with peace prize decision

By Danielle Wiener-Bronner
October 11, 2013

Nobel Peace Prize goes to chemical weapons watchdog, Lebanese poor attempt dangerous escapes, and decorated activist Malala Yousafzai faces criticism from home. Today is Friday, October 11, the U.N.’s international day of the girl child. Here’s the World Wrap, brought to you by @dwbronner.

Egyptian police orchestrated Mursi’s downfall

By Danielle Wiener-Bronner
October 10, 2013

A Reuters report finds that Egypt’s police drove Mursi’s ouster, Libyan PM is kidnapped and promptly released, and exiled Iranian dissidents consider going home. Today is Thursday, October 10, and this is the World Wrap, brought to  you by @dwbronner.

Saudi Arabia simmers over U.S.-Iran communication

By Danielle Wiener-Bronner
October 9, 2013

Riyadh upset with Washington’s moves in the Middle East, Mursi’s trial set for November, and businessmen stay away from dangerous investments in Russia. Today is Wednesday, October 9, and this is the World Wrap, brought to you by @dwbronner.  

Darfur’s gold mines complicate conflict

By Danielle Wiener-Bronner
October 8, 2013

Fighting in Darfur escalates over gold, information emerges on the target of one failed U.S. mission in Somalia as the consequences of another unfold, and public workers in India strike to protest the splitting of a southern state. Today is Tuesday, October 8, and this is the World Wrap, brought to you by @dwbronner.

Libyan factions far from secession as U.S. raid highlights unrest

By Danielle Wiener-Bronner
October 7, 2013

Rival Libyan factions try for independence, bloodshed continues after weekend violence in Egypt, and Syria wins praise for starting disarmament process. Today is Monday, October 7, and this is the World Wrap, brought to you by @dwbronner.

Assad warns Turkey of consequences for aiding rebels

By Danielle Wiener-Bronner
October 4, 2013

Assad speaks out against Erdogan in TV interview, Italy postpones search for migrant bodies, and Maduro struggles to fill Chavez’s shoes. Today is Friday, October 4, and this is the World Wrap, brought to you by @dwbronner.

Scores dead, hundreds missing after migrant ship sinks off Italian coast

By Danielle Wiener-Bronner
October 3, 2013

African migrants drown after ship sinks off Lampedusa, EU gives Turkey the cold shoulder, and India jails former railways minister for embezzlement. Today is Thursday, October 3, and this is the World Wrap, brought to you by @dwbronner.  

Iranian parliament backs Rouhani’s push for dialogue, Israel remains wary

By Danielle Wiener-Bronner
October 2, 2013

Rouhani gets thumbs up from parliament, Obama cuts short Asia trip, and Nigeria’s economy is in danger ahead of presidential elections. Today is Wednesday, October 2, and this is the World Wrap, brought to you by @dwbronner.

As U.S. government shuts down, Hagel warns of global implications

By Danielle Wiener-Bronner
October 1, 2013

Hagel says shutdown will hurt Washington’s reputation abroad, the Pope holds meetings to reform the Vatican, and South Korea flexes its muscles. Today is Tuesday, October 1, and this is the World Wrap, brought to you by @dwbronner.