* Ahmadinejad to attend UN nuclear talks in New York Delegates from nearly 200 nations were gathering at the UN to review efforts to check the spread of nuclear weapons.
* PM, Mubarak discuss peace talks PMO says meeting constructive, took place in good atmosphere.
* Iran, Syria, Turkey Cementing Ties Iran made a point of declaring its solidarity with both Syria and Turkey in recent days, on the heels of joint Turkish-Syrian military exercises.
* US Targets Israel as Anti-Nuke Conference Begins The United States is working with both Egypt and Russia to rid Israel of its nuclear weapons, as part of a comprehensive plan to neutralize Iran’s nuclear power.
* Iraq election: Baghdad vote recount under way A manual recount of some of the ballots cast in Baghdad in Iraq's March election has begun in the capital.
* Greece Gets $146 Billion Rescue in EU, IMF Package Euro-region ministers agreed to a 110 billion-euro ($146 billion) rescue package for Greece to prevent a default and stop the worst crisis in the currency’s 11-year history from spreading through the rest of the bloc.
* Jewish luminaries petition EU parliament over settlements The leader of the Green group in the European Parliament, Daniel Cohn-Bendit, and French philosopher Bernard Henri-Levy are spearheading a new campaign for the EU to put pressure on Israel over settlement building.
* Get Ready for a Nuclear Iran Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Turkey and others will surely follow suit.
* Jordan River to run dry by next year 400 million cu.m. needed to rehabilitate river.
* Thousands of Anglican churchgoers could cross over to Rome with bishops Thousands of Anglican parishioners could convert to Catholicism after three leading traditionalist bishops told the Vatican they were ready to cross over to Rome.