Gypsies deemed to be illegally in France boarded planes for Romania today. Since late July, authorities have been shutting down gypsy camps and rounding up illegals in a high-profile initiative.
Gypsies, or Roma, will be deported by France to their native Romania as part of an effort by President Sarkozy to dismantle Roma camps and sweep them out of the country.
US investigators may be gaining ground in the fight against international cyber crime. Recent extradition of an alleged hacker from Estonia is latest victory in prosecuting such cases.
Jessica Gonzalez plays with her father before her first day of kindergarten at Tremont Elementary School in Dixon, Calif., on Wednesday.
Ruling party officials say new measures are needed to counter increasing security threats, but critics say France's President Nicolas Sarkozy is trying to change the subject from a series of scandals that have rocked his presidency.
The International Court of Justice in The Hague upheld Kosovo's declaration of independence. That will likely embolden separatist movements around the world. But after independence, then what? Recognition is a political, not a legal matter.
Nicolae Ceausescu and his wife – or the bodies of those purported to be the former communist leaders of Romania – were exhumed Wednesday. DNA tests will be done, at the urging of the surviving Ceausescu family, to verify their identities.
Nicolae Ceausescu ruled Romania for 25 years with an iron fist before being ousted and executed during the 1989 anti-communist revolt in which more than 1,000 people were killed.
Crucifix ban in Italian schools should be overturned, nine European governments said in an appeal Wednesday.
Switzerland's Roger Federer hits a return to Austria's Jurgen Melzer (not shown) at the 2010 Wimbledon tennis championships in London, June 28.