UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is in Israel for talks with leaders from both sides. Three weeks of violence have fueled fears of a third intifada. On Tuesday Israeli troops shot dead a Palestinian who rammed his car into a group of pedestrians.
Israeli forces arrested two people and closed down eight Palestinian media production companies working with Hamas-linked TV channels. The broadcasters repeatedly "inspired" terror attacks, Israeli officials claim.
Over 5,000 women from both Israel and the Palestinian territories have arrived in Jerusalem after a two-week march through Israel and the West Bank. They are calling for a peace deal.
After 13 years, the United Nations is ending its stabilization mission in Haiti. But as the last UN soldiers leave the Caribbean island, many issues remain unresolved — for both Haiti and the UN.
Interpol has voted to admit Palestine as a member over Israel's objections. The global law enforcement agency also approved a membership for the Solomon Islands at its annual general assembly.
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