Analyzing a selection of political revolutions - successful and not - around the globe since World War II
Carbon emissions trading gains wider acceptance among European power companies and heavy industries. But so far, carbon emissions trading has had only a marginal impact in reducing emissions.
A Bangladeshi fan, with Bangladesh's national flag and tiger painted on his face, looks on during their Cricket World Cup match against Ireland in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The Royal Bengal Tiger is the national animal of Bangladesh.
Actors dressed as Batman, the Joker, and Harley Quinn stand in a queue for the "Batman Live" stage show open auditions in London. The show is neither a musical nor a Broadway-bound theatrical production but rather an elaborate arena production aimed at kids and families.
9,400-year-old dog: Researchers are saying they have found a bone fragment from what they are calling the earliest confirmed domesticated dog in the Americas.
Australian Open 2011 is underway down under. Venus Williams, the ladies 4th seed, and Roger Federer, the men's defending champion, each had tough matches on Wednesday. But the pair did advance.
Venus Williams of the US makes a forehand return to Sandra Zahlavova of the Czech Republic during their second round match, which Ms. Williams won, at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne on Jan. 19.
An unidentified employee of the Stefanik Observatory in Prague uses a projection shield to show the partial solar eclipse visible in the Czech capital. The partial sun eclipse started over the Czech Republic at about 08:00 CET and it will last until 10:50. In the culminating phase, up to 80 percent of the solar disc was obscured by the silhouette of the moon passing between it and Earth.