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  • Global News Blog A Czech town memorializes oft-forgotten victims

    Half a million European Roma were killed under the Nazi regime. One Czech town has built a memorial to make sure that, like other victims of the Nazis, the Roma are not forgotten.

  • People-powered democratic revolts - do they last?

    People-powered democratic revolts - do they last?

    Analyzing a selection of political revolutions - successful and not - around the globe since World War II

  • Carbon emissions trading: more buy in, small impact

    Carbon emissions trading: more buy in, small impact

    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.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the day 02/25

    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.

  • A Slovakian town claims Andy Warhol as their own

    Global News Blog A Slovakian town claims Andy Warhol as their own

    Although famed pop culture artist Andy Warhol was born in the US, his mother's Slovakian hometown is happy to claim him as their own with a museum in his name.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 01/25

    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 found, earliest found in Americas

    9,400-year-old dog found, earliest found in Americas

    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: Venus Williams, Roger Federer both struggle to win

    Australian Open 2011: Venus Williams, Roger Federer both struggle to win

    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.

  • In Pictures Australian Open 2011

    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.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 01/04

    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.