Democratic presidential candidate Senator Clinton smiles at her Ohio and Texas primary election night rally in Columbus, Ohio, March 4, 2008.
Libyan President Muammar Qaddafi acknowledges a crowd in Marsa Matruh, Egypt, in March 1999. Qaddafi will speak at the United Nations General Assembly in New York on Wednesday and arrives with more than a flashy outfit and brightly colored bedouin tent. Emotions are still raw over the recent release of convicted Lockerbie bomber Abdel al-Megrahi to a hero's welcome in Tripoli.
Japan angered abolitionists by executing two men this week, in the first hangings since the country’s center-left government took office in September. Tokyo's new government says it still has plans to review its use of the death penalty.
MIA FARROW: The US Envoy to Sudan, Mia Farrow addresses the genocide and refugee situation in the nation. Here, Farrow who is also a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador, speaks with a group of Karimojong children near Kitodo, Uganda, on July 15 during her tour of the country.
World Cup schedule Tuesday: Paraguay vs Japan is at 10 am ET, followed by Spain vs Portugal at 2:30 pm ET. These are the last matches to determine who advances to the quarterfinals.
North Korea accused the US Monday of aggressive military moves in the zone separating the two Koreas. The North is undergoing a leadership transition.
As the G8 countries this weekend emphasized the need for more accountability on their aid pledges, relief groups decried the fact that many pledges made at previous G8 summits have gone unmet.
As competing agendas descend upon Toronto for this weekend’s G20 summit, the so-called BRIC countries expect to get an equal voice, but less-developed countries remain concerned about being heard.