A German soldier patrols as an Afghan boy dumps water on the street outside the police station in Chahar Dara, southwest of Kunduz, Afghanistan on Aug. 26.
The first stop on the second voyage of the HMS Beagle was at St. Jago in the Cape Verde Islands. Darwin's first journal entry was made here. Darwin's focus on the island was mainly geological, writing about the slow formation of the islands over extremely long periods of time.
The economy is in tatters, he's been accused of having an affair with a teenager, and his wife announced her intentions to divorce in a newspaper, but Berlusconi's popularity remains strong.
The Italian Navy this week will begin turning back Africans who have transformed Lampedusa, Italy, into the site of a humanitarian crisis.
True to the bloody, mundane realities of Mafia gangsters' lives, this film often devolves into incomprehensibility.
Although they fell out of fashion in the past century, these well-behaved violets are making a comeback.
The recent death of an African immigrant in Milan highlights racial and ethnic tensions.
Giordano Bruno was a philosopher before his time.