A set of Rwanda grenade blasts Thursday night, along with the exile of a Rwandan ambassador accused of a previous grenade attack last month, underscore political unrest and add a glint of danger to the September elections.
Waters around the Florida Keys are nine inches higher than a century ago. Efforts to battle rising sea levels make the Keys 'a canary in the coal mine,' an indicator of what other areas might need to prepare for.
The Radovan Karadzic trial may not deliver justice, but it will give victims a chance to tell what happened.
Orchid and garden shows are a wonderful way to warm up during winter and enjoy some colorful floral beauty.
Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic is seen in this August 2008 photo in the courtroom at the UN Yugoslav war crimes tribunal in the Hague, Netherlands. According to his legal advisor Marko Sladojevic, Karadzic boycotted his genocide trial on Monday to protest what he claims is a lack of time to prepare for the trial. Karadzic also boycotted the start of his trial in the International Criminal Tribunal on Oct. 26.
The death toll from Europe storm Xynthia rose to 62 Monday. France, the hardest hit country, said it would seek aid from the European Union.
Waves break along the shore of A Guarda, northwestern Spain, on Saturday. Hurricane-force winds swept through many parts of France over the weekend.
After some big crashes at the Vancouver Olympics some are debating whether courses should be about survival of the fittest or a showcase for grace, beauty, and the sheer joy of elite competition.
A Swedish fan attends the men's hockey game between Sweden and Finland on Feb. 21 at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics.
A French air traffic controllers' strike has grounded dozens of flights in Paris, one of Europe's busiest air travel hubs. The first hints of spring appear to be bringing strike fever to Europe.