Despite progress, trouble looms in Bosnia, Serbia, and Kosovo. Better engagement now by NATO and the EU can prevent backsliding.
People dressed as comic characters sing and dance during the opening of the Festival of Humor called Yumorina in the Ukrainian Black Sea port of Odessa, April 1. The Fools' Day Festival lasts for two days and is an official holiday in Odessa.
‘The Hurt Locker’ is said to be apolitical. But shouldn’t a movie about the Iraq war have a strong point of view?
A 2-week-old Ring-tailed Lemur clings to its mother as it greets another lemur at the Singapore Zoo on March 26. The endangered Ring-tailed Lemur babies were born in the city-state's zoo.
The sun rises on a cold winter morning in St. Moritz, Switzerland, on Feb. 21.
In Ramadi, while visiting her family whom she hadn't seen in two years, Sousan Abdul Jabar comforts her daughter Mariam. UNSEEN IRAQ is about the impact of the war on the lives of civilians. Andrea Bruce (US), 2008 finalist
United States Agency for International Development (USAID) search and rescue officials and K-9 Units depart from Fairfax, Va., for Haiti on Wednesday. A 7.0-magnitude earthquake hit Haiti on Tuesday and International Red Cross spokesman Paul Conneally said an estimated 3 million people may have been affected by the quake and that it would take a day or two for a clear picture of the scope of the destruction to emerge.
The European Union on Saturday opened its borders to visa-free travel for more than ten million Serbs, Montenegrins, and Macedonians after nearly 20 years of tight restrictions.
Festive lights cover a house on 34th St in Baltimore's Hampden neighborhood.
A fisherman waits for a catch as the largest full moon of 2013, also referred to as a "super moon", rises over Guadalmar beach in Malaga, southern Spain, late June 23, 2013.