Connect to share and comment

What we're hearing right now.

Chatter: The Syria ultimatum

The White House gives the Syrian government a week to hand over its chemical weapons or else, the ICC prepares to put Kenya's deputy president on trial, Russia's most popular opposition leader remains defiant even after losing the race for Moscow mayor, and Kim Jong Un is reproducing.
The White House gives the Syrian government a week to hand over its chemical weapons or else, the ICC prepares to put Kenya's deputy president on trial, Russia's most popular opposition leader remains defiant even after losing the race for Moscow mayor, and Kim Jong Un is reproducing.
More

Chatter: The Syrian split

The US looks increasingly lonely as it struggles to drum up support for a strike on Syria at the G20 summit, American and British spy agencies say encryption-schmencryption when it comes to online privacy, Egypt threatens the Muslim Brotherhood with dissolution, and politics can be a dog-eat-cat world.
The US looks increasingly lonely as it struggles to drum up support for a strike on Syria at the G20 summit, American and British spy agencies say encryption-schmencryption when it comes to online privacy, Egypt threatens the Muslim Brotherhood with dissolution, and politics can be a dog-eat-cat world.
More

Chatter: Syria, the G20 edition

Syria may not be on the official G20 agenda but it's the only thing on anyone's mind as the St. Petersburg summit begins; Egypt's interior minister survives a suspected assassination attempt; and King Richard III's squirmy little problem, revealed.
Syria may not be on the official G20 agenda but it's the only thing on anyone's mind as the St. Petersburg summit begins; Egypt's interior minister survives a suspected assassination attempt; and King Richard III's squirmy little problem, revealed.
More

Chatter: On Syria, united we wait, divided we strike

Russia warns the US not to go it alone in Syria, the Ohio kidnapper is found hanged, we investigate how the world's oldest profession is faring in modern London, and are the world's reptiles out to get you? Probably.
Russia warns the US not to go it alone in Syria, the Ohio kidnapper is found hanged, we investigate how the world's oldest profession is faring in modern London, and are the world's reptiles out to get you? Probably.
More

Chatter: A Syrian exodus

The two-millionth Syrian flees Syria, Israel tests a missile in the Med, Microsoft snaps up Nokia's phones, and you know things are bad when Dennis Rodman is your man in North Korea.
By boat, by car or by foot, Syrians are fleeing Syria, in their millions. As Western countries debate whether to send in their forces, the United Nations says the number of Syrians who have left their homeland to escape civil war topped 2 million today.
More

Chatter: Britain rejects Syria strike, but Obama forges on

What next for potential US military action in Syria, escalating tensions on the eastern Congo-Rwanda border, and kittens gone rogue in Brooklyn.
What next for potential US military action in Syria, escalating tensions on the eastern Congo-Rwanda border, and kittens gone rogue in Brooklyn.
More

Chatter: Obama weighs action in Syria

No decision yet on Western military action in Syria, a report claims that Kim Jong-un's rumored ex-girlfriend was executed, and in a less than shocking revelation, Toronto's mayor admits to having smoked a lot of pot.
No decision yet on Western military action in Syria, a report claims that Kim Jong-un's rumored ex-girlfriend was executed, and in a less than shocking revelation, Toronto's mayor admits to having smoked a lot of pot.
More

Chatter: Tension grows amid talk of strike on Syria

Western intervention looms in Syria, Baghdad hit by bombings, and bells ring for the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech.
Western intervention looms in Syria, Baghdad hit by bombings, and bells ring for the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech.
More

Chatter: US builds case for military action in Syria

Russia and China issue warnings as the US and its allies make a case for military action in Syria, Yosemite fire threatens San Francisco's water supply, and how a Vancouver woman stole her bicycle back.
Russia and China issue warnings as the US and its allies make the case for military action in Syria, Yosemite fire threatens San Francisco's water supply, and how a Vancouver woman stole her bicycle back.
More

Chatter: UN inspectors visit Syria attack site

A team of UN inspectors tours the site of a suspected chemical weapons attack in Syria, the high-profile trial of China's Bo Xilai draws to a close, and a lawsuit by disgruntled "Trump University" alumni.
A team of UN inspectors visit the site of a suspected chemical weapons attack in Syria, the high-profile trial of China's Bo Xilai draws to a close, and what a degree at "Trump University" will get you.
More