A group of Islamic school students playing cricket pose in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The International Cricket Council's World Cup jointly hosted by India, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka, is scheduled to kick off in Dhaka on Feb. 19.
Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko's crackdown on the opposition has prompted the EU to consider sanctions. But some members say that could backfire.
The arrest, on rape charges from Sweden, comes after Julian Assange warned that WikiLeaks could release key US cables if anything 'happened' to him.
A Foreign Ministry official told the Monitor that a meeting in Brussels will center on whether it is appropriate to attend the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony honoring jailed laureate Liu Xiaobo, and, if so, who exactly should go.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel (l) welcomes the President of Argentina Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner (r) at the chancellery in Berlin, Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2010.
Actress Angelina Jolie (c.) arrives at the Jalozai flood victim relief camp during her visit to flood-affected areas and relief camps supported by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, in Pakistan's northwest Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Province on Tuesday. Jolie, a goodwill ambassador for the UN refugee agency, called on Tuesday for constant and long-term assistance for Pakistan to help it cope with its worst-ever floods that have wreaked havoc on the impoverished country.
In Jonathan Franzen's dark family comedy, everybody wants to be somebody else, somewhere else.
Bill and Hillary Clinton are seen with their baby daughter, Chelsea, in 1980.
Hillary Clinton rebuked Russia on Monday for failing to live up to the cease-fire agreement it signed nearly two years ago with Georgia.