While the whole world is spellbound by the events unfolding in Japan, the following is happening in the blind spot of our attention:
Tanks and helicopters crack down in Bahrain
Gaddafis forces close in on rebel stronghold
Public protest quashed in Syria
Street-battle in Abidjan
Scores wounded in Yemen clashes
Protests in Morocco
Dalai Lama to quoit political role
US state department spokesman quits over Manning comments
and thats just the headlines on Wednesday…..
The scale of world events is breathtaking. Each story, each event is a part of the puzzle of a world that is turning faster each moment.