* Putin withdrawing from Syria? Au contraire Reuters analysis reveals Russia is shipping even more equipment to Syria after Putin announced withdrawal of 'main force.'
* Libya's unity government leaders in Tripoli power bid Leaders of Libya's new unity government have arrived in the capital, Tripoli, by boat in an attempt to take control.
* Brussels airport delays reopening as death toll lowered to 32 94 still hospitalized from March 22 suicide bombings of arrivals hall, metro station by IS-linked jihadists.
* Khamenei says missiles, not just talks, key to Iran's future Iran's top leader on Wednesday said missiles were key to the Islamic Republic's future, offering support to the hardline Revolutionary Guards that have drawn criticism from the West for testing ballistic missiles.
* Hamas on 'Land Day': Saturate the ground in blood In ceremony marking 40th annual 'Land Day' protesting Israeli law enforcement, Hamas demonstrates while Arab citizens strike.
* Saudi Judiciary Demands Capital Punishment to Curb Homosexuality The Saudi judiciary has demanded stricter punishments, including death sentences, against homosexuals who display their sexuality in public and on social media, Okaz newspaper reported.
* North Korea: We Are Ready for 'Pre-Emptive Nuclear Strike' on U.S. North Korea has once again asserted that it will use its nuclear weapons arsenal against the United States.
* "Excuses" for Terrorists The day after the Brussels terror attack, landmarks in the UK were lit up in the colors of the Belgian flag.
* Russia says Iran missile tests 'don't violate' UN resolution No country has provided evidence that missiles Iran is testing are designed to carry a nuclear warhead, a senior Russian diplomat says, adding that the Islamic Republic's ballistic missile tests 'don't violate a UN Security Council resolution' in any way.
* Associated Press collaborated with Nazi regime Explosive revelations show how AP cooperated with Nazis in return for access to Germany; agency scrambles to respond.