March 29th, 2010
05:05 PM ET

On the Radar: What's happening Tuesday

The Sarkozys and the Obamas at the G20 Summit in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in September.

Here's a look at some of tomorrow's news events:

French leader at the White House

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama will host French President Nicolas Sarkozy and his wife, Carla Bruni-Sarkozy, at the White House.

'Between Two Worlds'

She was detained last year in Iran, put on trial and sentenced to eight months in prison.  After intense international pressure, Iran agreed to release journalist Roxana Saberi in May 2009.  Today,  her book about her ordeal, "Between Two Worlds: My Life and Captivity in Iran," is officially released.

Death penalty report

Amnesty International will publish its annual report on death penalty statistics for last year.  It is expected to push China for information about how many people were executed.

Passover begins

Tuesday is the first day of the Jewish Passover holiday, which commemorates the Hebrews' escape from enslavement in Egypt.

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  1. Maryam

    Saberi was sentenced to 8 years in prison, not 8 months.

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