The Cost of Reconquest — Eastern Libya is a “morbid playground of war-ravaged streets and shredded tanks,” writes Abigail Hauslohner for TIME. Her piece evokes the human toll of the still-raging battle between Gaddafi loyalists and rebel fighters.
Voice from the Grave — In the New Yorker, David Grann investigates the case of a high-profile Guatemalan lawyer who predicted he would be murdered — and then was killed. A fantastic read, with video, too.
Neighborly Advice — Turkey’s prime minister today urged Syria’s government to press forward on promises of reform, reports the Financial Times. On Friday, Syria’s ‘day of dignity’ turned into a ‘day of death,’ explains Rania Abouzeid in a dispatch for TIME.
An Election, Eh? — Canada’s government fell late Friday night. TIME’s Megan Gibson explains what’s next in the Great White North (other than, you know, snow).
Nuclear Fallout — The crisis at Fukushima Daiichi appears to have slowed — but not stopped — China’s ambitious nuclear power plans, finds Justin Bergman.
Casualties of War — The woman who barged into a Tripoli hotel this weekend to tell foreign journalists she’d been gang raped by Gaddafi loyalists is still missing, notes the Daily Beast. The Libyan government dismissed her as a “prostitute,” and claimed she’d been released.
In Pictures — TIME’s new photo blog, Light Box, features Yuri Kozyrev’s gripping photographs from Eastern Libya.