Canada Day will be more boisterous than usual in Ottawa this year. More than half a million people are expected to come out to see William and Kate, who start their North American tour in Ottawa, Thursday.
Authorities have already grounded more than 250 flights as a volcanic ash cloud from Iceland's Grímsvötn volcano covers British air space. They appear better prepared to limit the fallout after last year's Iceland volcano disruption.
Kate Middleton first commoner to marry a likely heir to the British throne in more than three centuries.
British Airways has been in dispute with cabin crew for nearly two years. A walkout could threaten British Airways business this spring.
A group of Islamic school students playing cricket pose in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The International Cricket Council's World Cup jointly hosted by India, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka, is scheduled to kick off in Dhaka on Feb. 19.
Three Qataris, aided by a man from California, conducted surveillance of future terrorist attack sites in the weeks before 9/11, according to a newly released US diplomatic cable from WikiLeaks.
Even as Russia mourns the dozens killed and hundreds wounded in yesterday's apparent suicide attack at Domodedovo International Airport, Moscow must take stock of its failed policy in the north Caucasus region. Coming after a series of suicide attacks from Chechen terrorists, this latest bombing shows that Russia is in the throes of a low-intensity civil war.
The terror attack at Moscow's Domodedovo Airport happened because of inadequate security measures, said Russian President Dmitry Medvedev.
Moscow explosion: Experts say the explosion, which killed at least 35, will likely be traced to Russia's volatile north Caucasus region, where political murders, bombings, and kidnappings occur almost daily.