SinghDuring the second day of their two-day triennial summit at Egypt's Sharm el-Sheik resort on the Red Sea on July 16, members of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) agreed to a declaration to combat terrorism in all its forms and manifestations, while making it clear that terror should not be associated with any religion, nationality, civilization, or ethnic group. (See related article on the Sharm el-Sheik summit, "Non-Aligned Movement Nations Discuss World Economy.")

al-ZawahiriIn an audio message released on radical Islamist Web sites on July 15, Ayman al-Zawahiri (Osama bin Laden's deputy and al Qaeda's second in command) told Pakistanis that the United States was interfering in Pakistan's affairs.

NAMRepresentatives of the 118-nation Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) began their 15th triennial summit at Egypt's Sharm el-Sheik resort on the Red Sea on July 15 to discuss the impact of the global economic crisis on their nations.

Global CurrencyA growing global alliance against the quickly depreciating dollar clearly emerged from the G-8 summit last weekend. Obama administration officials are clearly in damage-control mode, despite official appearances that nothing negative came out of the meeting.

plenary room of the EU parliamentFormer Polish Prime Minister Jerzy Buzek was elected president of the European Parliament on July 14, becoming the first leader from Eastern Europe to hold a top EU post.