A flag is tethered to the WWII infantryman sculpture following the announcement of the death of Osama bin Laden at the Veterans Memorial on May 2, on the Delaney Park Strip in Anchorage, Alaska.
Indonesia's main city is often filled with bumper-to-bumper traffic, but now the streets are filled with pedestrians on some days.
Deadly skirmishes overnight on the Thai-Cambodian border broke a tentative cease-fire, but army commanders are holding talks again today as Cambodia simultaneously took the case to The Hague.
Regional diplomats stepped up efforts Monday to end the clashes along a disputed border between Thailand and Cambodia.
Irish Guards are inspected on the parade ground by Master Tailor Lance Sergeant Matthew Else, (r.), at their barracks in Windsor, southern England. The Guards will perform ceremonial duties at the wedding of Britain's Prince William and Kate Middleton on April 29.
While large-scale acts of terrorism have fallen, smaller instances of religious violence that include attacks on churches and beatings of non-Muslims have risen.
Umar Patek's presence in Pakistan raises new questions about ongoing collaboration between Southeast Asian Islamic militants and Al Qaeda.
The immediate economic crunch across East Asia is expected to ease. It may then give way to a boom in exports of materials that Japan needs for reconstruction, a boost to Asian producers.