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JERUSALEM (AP) — A struggle for women's rights is brewing within Israel's deeply conservative ultra-Orthodox community, where women, largely shut out of politics, are beginning to demand greater representation in the country's parliament.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jamal Crawford scored 12 of his 24 points in the fourth quarter, Chris Paul added 22 points, and the Los Angeles Clippers handed the NBA-leading Golden State Warriors their second loss at Staples Center in three days with a 100-86 victory Thursday night.
06:13 GMT - US Ambassador to Indonesia - US ambassador to Indonesia Robert O. Blake has told AFP: "As the American ambassador, I am very proud of the assistance that the American people were able to provide," after the 2004 disaster. "Now I think all the donors, and particularly the government of Indonesia and the government of Aceh, can take great pride in what has transpired since then. I feel that the Acehnese have shown their strength, their courage, their resilience and I'm so impressed to hear that all the Acehnese came back after the crisis… they loved Aceh and they wanted to come back here. 06:03 GMT - National Safety Day - Across Sri Lanka's coastlines, relatives are holding remembrance services while the government marked National Safety Day with ceremonies in the southern town of Hambantota where some 4,000 people were killed in the tsunami.