This photo, taken from a Panther helicopter, shows an aerial view of Bastille Day celebrations in Paris on Wednesday.
Vicky Pelaez: A willing spy for Russia or a wife deeply betrayed? Or something in between? Exactly what the Peruvian journalist knew is one of the more tantalizing mysteries to emerge from the Russian spy saga.
Joran van der Sloot has been indicted on charges he tried to extort $250,000 from Beth Holloway in exchange for information about daughter Natalee Holloway.
A Thai Greenpeace activist wearing a gas mask holds a protest banner at the Ministry of Energy in Bangkok, Thailand, on Wednesday. Greenpeace called upon Thailand's energy minister to divert all energy-related investments away from the nuclear energy option, and to invest instead in research, development and uptake of clean renewable energy.
A sperm whale that measured up to 59 feet long and lived some 12 million to 13 million years ago used to hunt smaller whales. The species is named for Herman Melville, author of 'Moby-Dick.'
Joran Van der Sloot remains jailed pending trial on charges of first-degree murder and robbery.
Joran van der Sloot's lawyer is trying to get his confession of murder thrown out. Van der Sloot says he was tricked into giving a confession by Peru's police. But Peruvian legal experts say the confession is likely to stand.
Joran van der Sloot told a Dutch newspaper that he's received many proposals from women who want to marry him.
Joran van der Sloot wouldn't talk to a Peruvian judge assigned his case. Joran van der Sloot tells newspaper he signed confession out of 'blind panic.'
Joran van der Sloot refused to discuss his case with Peruvian judge Monday. Van der Sloot told a Dutch newspaper that he did not kill a Peruvian woman.