“People power” has raised hopes for fundamental change in the entrenched dictatorships of the Middle East. But in Egypt today, street protests, strikes and sit-ins were declared illegal today by Hosni Mubarak’s military successors. We hear more on the possible consequences of revolution. Also, radioactive iodine turns up in Tokyo tap water, and Hollywood icon Elizabeth Taylor is dead at 79.
Banner image: People gesture and hold a flag during a celebratory rally after the United Nations approved a no fly zone over the country on March 18, 2011 in Tobruk, Libya. Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images