Alexei Navalny is admitted to the Charité hospital in Berlin, Germany, following a medical evacuation flight from Omsk, Russia. The chairman of the Cinema for Peace Foundation, which organized the evacuation, says the comatose Russian opposition leader is in a "stable condition".
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is briefly brought to a bomb shelter during an election rally in Ashkelon, Israel, after a rocket is fired from the Gaza Strip. The rocket is intercepted with no casualties reported.
Scientists report, in the AHA journal "Stroke", that a small trial of stroke victims showed significant improvement following injection of stem cells directly into their brains. The study had been designed just to test whether the highly experimental therapy was safe. Such treatments were available in China for many years but treatment results were very inconclusive.
American singer Kitty Wells, the "Queen of country music" and the first female singer to have a number one song on the country charts with "It Wasn't God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels", dies of complications of a stroke.
After Hamas rejects a call from the International Red Cross for access to Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit, held incommunicado since he was captured nearly five years ago, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says Israel will reduce Palestinian prisoners' privileges in response.
Jewish settlers are accused of attacking a mosque in the West Bank, setting alight carpets and daubing Hebrew graffiti on its walls; Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu strongly condemns the act.
During a visit to the United Kingdom, Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu says that Iranian Supreme leader Ayatollah Khamenei is the biggest threat to world peace now that Osama bin Laden has been killed.