A UN-backed international tribunal examining the assassination of former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri threatens a fragile stability in Lebanon, where the government of Hariri's son recently fell over disputes about the tribunal's role.
A Peking Opera artist performs at a temple fair to celebrate the lunar New Year in Beijing. The Chinese lunar New Year begins on Feb. 3 and marks the start of the Year of the Rabbit, according to the Chinese zodiac.
Budapest Zoo's 18-year-old polar bear, Vitush, plays with a ball in his pool in Budapest, Hungary, Feb. 5, 2009.
The targeted killing of Islamic cleric Anwar al-Awlaki, without due process, would violate the gold standard of international law set by the Nuremberg trials – and defy the US Constitution.
The victims of shifting borders, politics, or the happenstance of birthplace, the world's 12 million stateless people and their need to become citizens are rising on the international human rights agenda.
Adolf Hitler got special treatment in prison according to new documents found near Munich. Over 500 new Adolf Hitler documents were found recently. Up for auction soon.
The Obama administration has resisted efforts by the International Criminal Court to include 'aggression' as a crime, mainly because it could impact US military operations abroad.
Germany may be in trouble for trying to help Greece work through its debt restructuring. Worst case scenario? Germany may be ousted from the Euro.
Designer Alexander van de Rostyne kisses his new and first 4-channel indoor toy helicopter from Silverlit during a press preview for the 61th International Toy Fair in Nuremberg, Germany, on Wednesday. More than 2,700 exhibitors from over 60 countries worldwide will present their new toy products from Feb. 4-9.
The recent study also found many German Muslims are well-integrated into society, joining soccer and senior citizens' clubs.