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  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 06/03

    Antigovernment protesters sit on the ground as they listen to a Friday prayers' speech during a demonstration demanding the resignation of Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh, in Sanaa, Yemen. Tens of thousands of Yemenis held a mass funeral Friday for 50 people killed in regime-sponsored violence in the capital.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 04/25

    Hamas Mohammed looks on as she prays with female anti-government protestors during a demonstration demanding the resignation of Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh, in Sanaa, Yemen, Monday.

  • In Pictures Unusual architecture

    A construction worker examines the 'Echolot' (sonar), a giant wooden pavilion during the official press preview for the yearly German horticultural show 'Bundesgartenschau 2011' in Koblenz, Germany, on April 7. The ground plan of the wooden construction is derived from the oscillogram curve of the sonar of a local bat, the so-called 'evening sailor,' by architecture students of the western German city at the junction of the river Moselle and Rhine. The garden show opened its gates on April 15 and runs till October 16.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 04/10

    Novice Thai nuns walk along a pond at the Sathira-Dhammasathan Buddhist meditation center in Bangkok, Thailand, Saturday. Over 50 girls, between 5 and 12 years old, were ordained as nuns for 10 days after going through three months of training. The center, founded in 1987, is a learning community for peace and harmony that has programs open to people regardless of age and gender.

  • The Monitor's View Libya, Japan, the European debt crisis. Take that last one off the list?

    This week, debt felled another European leader as Portugal's prime minister resigned. But the euro currency did not tumble. That's a sign that Europe is finally getting on top of its debt crisis.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 03/23

    Petty Officer Third Class David Weir kisses his wife, Jessica, and son, Cody, as he prepares to deploy on the USS Bataan from Naval Station Norfolk, in Norfolk, Va. The USS Bataan Amphibious Ready Group is deploying to the Mediterranean Sea to aid international efforts in Libya.

  • Lost city of Atlantis may be found in waters off Spain

    Lost city of Atlantis may be found in waters off Spain

    Lost city of Atlantis: A team of researchers say they have found the Lost city of Atlantis off the coast of Spain. The city, documented only by Plato's 'dialogues,' is thought to have been hit by a massive tsunami and swallowed into the sea.

  • Why do tsunamis create whirlpools?

    The tsunami that struck Japan today generated a huge whirlpool. How do tsunamis generate whirlpools?

  • Stock market in London and Toronto to merge

    Stock market in London and Toronto to merge

    Stock market merger between London Stock Exchange and TMX Group will create one of the largest stock exchanges in the world.

  • Portugal bond sale offers respite for debt-ridden nation

    Portugal bond sale offers respite for debt-ridden nation

    A Portugal bond sale today raised $1.6 billion for a country that many have expected will follow Ireland and Greece in receiving an economic bailout.