(Associated Press: 1439 PST, March 31, 2011) The Pentagon's top officials say nations other than the US need to step up if Libya's rebels want equipment and training, vowing that US troops won't get involved on the ground.
(Mosaic Video Alert: March 31, 2011) To commemorate "Land Day," Palestinians in the West Bank, Gaza Strip, Jerusalem, and the 1948 territories protested against Palestinian division and Israeli occupation by carrying Palestinian flags and chanting slogans calling for national unity.
(France 24: 0839 PST, March 31, 2011) Colombia's battle against armed rebels continues, but now there's a new force to fight. "Bacrims" -- or bandas criminales -- started to emerge after another paramilitary group demobilised in 2006. These gangs are responsible for much drug-related violence and extortion, and the government has deployed 11,000 soldiers to try to bring the situation under control.
(Al Jazeera English: 2330 PST, March 30, 2011) Hatem Al Hodairy, a microbiologist, has volunteered to drive ambulances for the rebels in east Libya. The conditions are harrowing: Four other crews have been lost; some of them have been arrested and executed by forces loyal to longtime Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, Hodairy says.
Lacking many basic medical supplies (reportedly looted by Gaddafi's troops) he and area doctors are doing their best to save wounded opposition fighters. Al Jazeera's Hoda Abdel Hamid reports from eastern Libya.