* Vatican: Vatican authorities said that condom use may be acceptable to avoid the spread of AIDS and other diseases yet they are still “immoral” as a birth control device.
* Asia: Tensions increased between the two Koreas after one of the most serious military clashes since the end of the Korean War in 1953.
* Germany: Samuel Kunz, the "world's third most wanted" suspected Nazi, died last week near his hometown near Bonn, Germany.
* Ireland: The Irish government has come under fire over approving an $11 billion bailout from the E.U. and I.M.F.
Image – Getty Images via The Guardian ("The Vatican attempted to clarify the pope's comments about condoms.”)
Online Sources- The Guardian, New York Daily News, ABC News, CNN