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  • In Pictures The Gaza flotilla and the aftermath of the Israeli naval raid

    Demonstrators gather at Town Hall in Sydney on June 1 to protest against Israel's deadly commando raid on ships taking humanitarian aid to the Gaza Strip.

  • Vienna ranked best city in world; Baghdad worst

    Global News Blog Vienna ranked best city in world; Baghdad worst

    Mercer's 2010 Quality of Living Survey ranks 221 cities, with Vienna at the top, Baghdad at the bottom, and Honolulu as the best in America. But the list of best places to live arguably values comfort over dynamism.

  • Gallery Best and worst cities to live in

    BAGHDAD: Mercer’s 2010 annual quality of life survey of 221 cites ranked the Iraqi capital as the worst place in the world to live, and the ongoing war and sectarian violence likely weighed heavily in this rating. A lack of security and political stability continue to undermine Baghdad’s quality of living, Mercer found. Iraqi people, seen here through a shrapnel hole, walk past the site of a car bomb in Baghdad on May 13 after an explosion ripped through a popular cafe the night before.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 05/25

    Protesters from several workers' rights groups burn pieces of paper in the shape of iPhones, manufactured by Foxconn, during a demonstration outside a Foxconn office in Hong Kong on Tuesday. An employee of the tech firm Foxconn died early on Tuesday after falling from a building in southern city of Shenzhen, state media reported, the ninth such death at the firm's manufacturing hub this year.

  • Turkey's work on Iran nuclear deal shows emerging diplomatic power

    Turkey's work on Iran nuclear deal shows emerging diplomatic power

    While the US has continued to press for UN Security Council sanctions on Iran over its nuclear program, Turkey's high-profile role in brokering a nuclear deal with Tehran is just the latest sign of an emerging diplomatic power.

  • Nazia Quazi case encourages Canadian Muslims to speak out

    Long quiet on political issues, Canadian Muslims are speaking out in a rare display of public activism to help Nazia Quazi, who has been detained in Saudi Arabia since 2007 due to a controversial family law.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 04/20

    Canadian Treasury Board President Stockwell Day is seen in a viewfinder as he speaks to journalists in the foyer of the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Tuesday.

  • G8 leaders: Growing momentum for Iran nuclear sanctions

    G8 leaders: Growing momentum for Iran nuclear sanctions

    At a G8 meeting in Canada, officials said they felt growing momentum for action against Tehran. In addition to Iran nuclear sanctions, they are considering a UN Security Council resolution.

  • In Pictures Earth Hour 2010

    People place LED lights to form a 'No CO2' slogan in support of global efforts to reduce greenhouse gases during the Earth Hour Saturday, in Taipei, Taiwan. More than 20 high-rise buildings in Taiwan's capital dimmed their lights for an hour in a gesture against global warming.

  • In Pictures St. Patrick's Day Parades around the world

    MONTREAL: Spectators enjoy festivities at the 186th consecutive St. Patrick's Day parade in Montreal on March 14.