As a Gaza humanitarian flotilla carrying some 800 demonstrators and 10,000 tons of goods approaches its destination, Israeli officials are applying lessons learned from the previous eight Palestinian aid flotillas. But officials don't expect the Israeli message to win the media campaign.
AAA says gas prices across the US have fallen, as Americans head out by car to enjoy the Memorial Day weekend.
From Paris to Hungary, this epic novel follows the fates of a pair of lovers and their families as World War II sweeps across Europe.
Steel workers from the nearby ArcelorMittal plant take part in a demonstration in Marseille, France, on Thursday. Strikes across France delayed flights, closed schools, and frustrated commuters as workers protested government plans to raise the retirement age past 60, one of the lowest even in Europe. President Nicolas Sarkozy says retiring so young is now untenable given growing life spans, but unions see his planned reforms to France's over-stretched pension system as yet another blow to Europe's social model.
BAGHDAD: Mercer’s 2010 annual quality of life survey of 221 cites ranked the Iraqi capital as the worst place in the world to live, and the ongoing war and sectarian violence likely weighed heavily in this rating. A lack of security and political stability continue to undermine Baghdad’s quality of living, Mercer found. Iraqi people, seen here through a shrapnel hole, walk past the site of a car bomb in Baghdad on May 13 after an explosion ripped through a popular cafe the night before.
France and Germany disagree over the best way to handle Europe's sovereign debt crisis and their collapsing common currency, the euro. Some analysts think it could strain European unity.
Three years after the crisis began there is no recovery, instead, there’s another crisis on the horizon.
The discovery of a horned dinosaur in Hungary suggests that these types of dinosaurs, which were once thought to be limited to Asia and North America, might have island-hopped their way to Europe.
Unlike the US, where the housing bubble first burst, Britain’s housing sector needs a period of benign neglect to find its own equilibrium.