U.N. team takes samples from Syria gas victims

By Danielle Wiener-Bronner
August 26, 2013

Western powers consider military strikes on Syria, jury to decide Fort Hood shooter’s fate, and a German paper reports more U.S. spying. Today is Monday, August 26, and this is the World Wrap, brought to you by @dwbronner and @clarerrrr.

Obama dawdles as clock ticks in Syria

August 23, 2013

Time running out for chemical weapons inspection in Syria, Egyptian general’s U.S. days revealed, and Fukushima suffers from a quick fix. Today is Friday, August 23, and this is the World Wrap, brought to you by @clarerrrr.

Leaders demand Syria allow U.N. to investigate into alleged chemical attack

By Danielle Wiener-Bronner
August 22, 2013

Western leaders call for an investigation into Syria’s alleged chemical attack, Bo Xilai gets feisty, and Mubarak leaves prison via helicopter. Today is Thursday, August 22, and this is the World Wrap, brought to you by @dwbronner.

Syrian opposition reports hundreds killed in chemical weapons attack

By Danielle Wiener-Bronner
August 21, 2013

Possible chemical attack kills hundreds in Syria, Japan’s nuclear crisis escalates to worst in years, and Egyptian court orders Mubarak’s release from jail. Today is Wednesday, August 21, and this is the World Wrap, brought to you by @dwbronner and @clarerrrr.

Egypt detains Muslim Brotherhood leader

By Danielle Wiener-Bronner
August 20, 2013

Brotherhood leader jailed, defectors share horrifying stories from North Korean prison camps, and the British government smashes the Guardian’s computers. Today is Tuesday, August 20, and this is the World Wrap, brought to you by @dwbronner and @clarerrrr.

Mubarak could be freed by end of the week

By Danielle Wiener-Bronner
August 19, 2013

Egyptian court drops bombshell on country in turmoil, Kim Jong-un tries Mr. Nice Guy routine, and Britain sends warships to Gibraltar amid fishing controversy. Today is Monday, August 19, and this is the World Wrap, brought to you by @dwbronner and @clarerrrr.

Egypt on the brink as protests turn violent again

August 16, 2013

The U.S. walks a tightrope over Egypt, car bomb strikes Hezbollah stronghold, and proxy war riles Iran’s Arab minority. Today is Friday, August 16 – the one-year anniversary of South Africa’s mine killings – and this is the World Wrap, brought to you by @clarerrrr.

Egypt’s state of emergency recalls Mubarak era

August 15, 2013

Islamists storm building in Cairo, Iraq security slips, and war shrine visit enrages Japan’s neighbors. Today is Thursday, August 15, and this is the World Wrap, brought to you by @clarerrrr.

Egypt declares state of emergency after government crackdown

August 14, 2013

Egypt imposes curfew after deadly day, anarchists gain favor in Athens, and Japan plans tricky nuclear cleanup. Today is Wednesday, August 14, and this is the World Wrap, brought to you by @clarerrrr.

Kerry’s Latin America trip overshadowed by spying allegations

August 13, 2013

Kerry seeks to smooth things over in Colombia, kidnapping spells trouble in Afghanistan, and clashes erupt in Cairo. Today is Monday, August 13, the day Fidel Castro turns 87 out of the public eye. Here’s the World Wrap, brought to you by @clarerrrr.