Thailand's political turmoil pits anti-government red shirts against the yellow shirts, who back the current regime. Now the government and the opposition are vying to compensate the victims of the political violence.
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.
The Thai Army escalated the rhetoric against anti-government red shirt protesters on Tuesday, threatening to use live ammunition if they resist the military.
The constitutionality of protest rules was called into question after a tea party rally was allowed full-size flag poles and signs on wooden sticks, which antiwar protesters are often barred from using.
Thailand's 'red shirt' protesters canceled a march Monday as the Army fanned out to block them. But they vowed to continue their demonstration, now at five weeks, until Prime Minsiter Abhisit steps down and calls elections.
President Obama tweaked tea party tax day protesters for failing to see their tax burden has fallen under his presidency. Okay, he's got a point. But why kick a political hornet's nest?
Although Sarah Palin wasn't there, Rep. Michele Bachmann got roars of approval in DC on Thursday
The tax day 'tea party' in Washington felt like a party indeed, with protesters almost joyful on a summery day where they accused administration officials of treason and rallied for GOOOH.
A plume of volcanic ash rises into the atmosphere from a crater under about 656 feet of ice at the Eyjafjallajokull glacier in Iceland on April 14. After the volcano's second eruption in less than a month, northern Europe turned into a no-fly zone on Thursday, stranding hundreds of thousands of passengers due to the huge amounts of ash.
A federal policeman guards the area where bodies were found on a highway to the US border found in the town of San Juan near the city of Monterrey, Mexico, May 13, 2012.