Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi admitted defeat amid a large voter turnout and rejection of a ballot question to give government ministers immunity from appearing in court. Berlusconi is facing three fraud trials and a sex scandal.
Roman shipwreck: Scientists say that an ancient Roman shipwreck had the plumbing for a salt-water aquarium.
At a meeting with European foreign ministers today in Qatar, Libyan rebels complained that the international military campaign has slowed since the US relinquished its leading role.
French President Sarkozy has been at odds with most European leaders on the question of what leadership role NATO should have in Libya.
March 17 isn't just St. Patrick's Day. This year, it's the 150th anniversary of Italy as a modern state. Those who don’t believe that Egypt or others in the region can become prosperous democracies should consider the Italy's history – and what it suggests for US policy in the Middle East now.
The European Union is asking Italy to return $1 million which was inappropriately used to pay for an Elton John concert.
Manuel, who works as a 'recycler,' says his income dropped in half after recycle bins were introduced across Ecuador's capital. Officials say improved work regulations are the bigger reason for reduced wages.
A tattoo is seen on the back of LCPL. James Edward Orr, 20, from Eufaula, Alabama and of the First Battallion Eighth Marines at a combat outpost in Kunjak in southern Afghanistan's Helmand province.