Hundreds of thousands of people opposed to Britain's withdrawal from the European Union marched through central London on March 23 to demand a new referendum as the deepening Brexit crisis risked sinking Prime Minister Theresa May's premiership.
The Muslim call to prayer sounded out over Christchurch and around New Zealand on March 22, as thousands gathered to remember the 50 people killed by a lone gunman at two mosques a week ago.
At least 80 people died when an overcrowded ferry carrying families sank on March 21 in a swollen river in northern Iraq during Kurdish New Year celebrations, officials said.
Counter-terrorism officers in central England are investigating attacks on five mosques in which windows were apparently shattered by a sledgehammer.
Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido said on March 21 intelligence agents had arrested his chief of staff following a pre-dawn raid, signaling that President Nicolas Maduro may be cracking down on the opposition’s challenge to his rule.
New Zealand imposed a ban on assault weapons on March 21, moving swiftly following the Christchurch massacre and triggering renewed calls from leading American politicians for gun controls in the United States.
Israel plans to build advanced marine radar on the Greek island of Crete in a bid to watch the route of a planned natural gas pipeline that will carry gas to Greek Cyprus and Greece.
The 6th Trilateral Greece-Greek Cyprus-Israel Summit, with the participation of the United States, began in Jerusalem on March 20 afternoon to advance energy and security in the eastern Mediterranean.
Kazakhstan's parliament on March 20 voted to rename the country's capital in honor of long-time ruler Nursultan Nazarbayev, a day after he resigned as president.
Prime Minister Theresa May requested a three-month delay to Brexit yesterday after her failure to get a deal ratified by parliament left the United Kingdom’s divorce from the European Union in turmoil.
The head of Kazakhstan's senate was sworn in as interim president in a pomp-filled ceremony on March 20, and immediately proposed renaming the country's capital after his predecessor.