Officials in Moscow deny any link between the conflict in Georgia and the Caribbean exercises.
Zimbabwean farm horses endangered by land takeovers were spirited away to safety in Mozambique by one determined couple.
Readers write about the pen pals they found through the Monitor's old Mail Bag column.
Four interesting garden blogs in Europe.
On Sunday, the moderate foreign minister and vice chancellor, Frank-Walter Steinmeir, was chosen as the party's candidate for chancellor in next year's federal election.
Many Iranians see the Nuclear Suppliers Group's Saturday decision that could permit nuclear trade with India as a double standard.
The first trial of the Large Hadron Collider on Wednesday signals a shift to Europe of high-energy physics.
Gardens that owe their existence to women.