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  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 03/31

    A Russian circus artist performs with his snake during the dress rehearsal of the Miracle and Mirage show of the Russian water circus at Budapest's Grand Circus.

  • Both sides of Libya's conflict attempt to woo a divided Europe

    Both sides of Libya's conflict attempt to woo a divided Europe

    Muammar Qaddafi sent envoys to Europe ahead of an EU summit Friday on the Libyan conflict. Libyan rebels are also courting European support and won recognition from France.

  • Britain's SAS in Libya: What happened there?

    Britain's SAS in Libya: What happened there?

    The confusion surrounding the detention and then release of several British nationals – including members of the Special Air Service – in Libya has generated as much interest as the incident itself. However, little information is available on why a group of British men arrived unauthorized and unannounced in Libya. Below is an overview of what can be confirmed about the incident.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 03/02

    IBF, WBO and IBO heavyweight champion boxer Vladimir Klitschko (r.) of Ukraine helps out with training during a session with the best young Ukranian boxers in Kiev.

  • Libya uprising: 5 steps the world is taking

    Libya uprising: 5 steps the world is taking

    The international community is struggling to respond to the escalating Libya conflict. Libyan leader Muammar Qaddafi has warned of “bloodshed” if other countries intervene, and the opposition rebels have yet to formally request military assistance. Here's what's been done so far.

  • In Pictures Foreign forces to Libya

    The US amphibious assault ship USS Ponce sails through the Suez Canal at Ismailia, Egypt, on March 2. Egyptian officials say two US warships entered the Suez Canal on their way to the Mediterranean, moving closer to the Libyan coast after orders from Defense Secretary Robert Gates.

  • Can the US military help Libyan rebels oust Muammar Qaddafi? Four options.

    Can the US military help Libyan rebels oust Muammar Qaddafi? Four options.

    As violence in Libya increases, US officials have promised that the administration is exploring “all possible options for action” against Libyan leader Muammar Qaddafi. Yet Pentagon officials emphasize that they are also weighing the adverse risks of US military action aiding rebels, such as the possibility that Mr. Qaddafi could galvanize support in the name of anti-imperialism. What are steps the US military could take to aid rebels, and how feasible are they?

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the day 02/27

    Riders in the Pro Stock class cross the starting line during the East Coast SnoCross at Rockingham Park, Saturday, in Salem, N.H.

  • Libya evacuation: China evacuates 12,000 nationals via naval frigate

    Libya evacuation: China evacuates 12,000 nationals via naval frigate

    Libya evacuation: As the safety of foreign nationals deteriorates by the hour, China takes action, evacuating 12,000 Chinese. This latest Libya evacuation follows evacuations by US and European citizens after Qaddafi loyalists reportedly began opening fire on people in the streets.

  • Obama weighs 'full range of options' for Libya's Qaddafi

    Obama weighs 'full range of options' for Libya's Qaddafi

    President Obama condemns the Libyan government's violence and criticizes their claims that the uprisings in Libya and across the region have been driven by foreign powers.