French officials claim that emissaries from Muammar Qaddafi say he is ready to discuss a departure from power. But the Libya leader has put out such feelers before, only to withdraw or deny them.
Social media: From Iran to Tunisia and Egypt and beyond, Twitter and Facebook are the power tools of civic upheaval – but social media is only one factor in the spread of democratic revolution.
Greenpeace activists dressed up as climate change refugees before floating on a symbolic melting iceberg on the River Danube in front of the Parliament building of Budapest, Hungary. Greenpeace wants Hungary, hosting the six months rotating EU Presidency till the end of June, to push the European Union to reduce its CO2 gas emission by up to 30 percent.
International Criminal Court on Monday indicted Libya's Qaddafi on charges of crimes against humanity. Human rights groups cheer, but others say the move will cause him to dig in even more.
The stunning but unproven claim that Libya's Muammar Qaddafi gave Viagra to his forces and ordered them to rape obscures a series of war crimes by his forces.
Officer Harvey M. Andrekovic's hat lays on the floor during the 128th Police Academy graduation ceremony in Cleveland. Amid tears and cheers, 42 Cleveland police academy cadets joined the force and now face immediate layoffs in a budget cut. The layoffs are among 321 in Cleveland, including 81 police officers. Cleveland blames the layoffs on cuts in state aid.