Officials blamed today's twin Moscow Metro bombings, which struck near the FSB security service and a major state-run media outlet, on two female suicide bombers from the N. Caucasus.
Other U.S. presidents have bonded with foreign leaders, but Obama so far has no such ties. Does that matter?
Presidents Kennedy, Reagan, and now, Obama all envisioned a world free of nuclear weapons. The US-Russian START accord, announced Friday, is a next step in that direction, experts say.
A 2-week-old Ring-tailed Lemur clings to its mother as it greets another lemur at the Singapore Zoo on March 26. The endangered Ring-tailed Lemur babies were born in the city-state's zoo.
China is building the Tiangong 1, or Heavenly Palace, to join the International Space Station in permanent orbit in 2011. Both China and the US are wary of working too closely, even in space.
The US, at the urging of partners, has weakened proposed Iran nuclear sanctions at the urging of allies. A defiant President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said no country could stop 'the fast speeding train of Iranian progress.'
The nuclear weapons deal would replace the START accord of 1991. The apparent agreement comes just ahead of a White House summit on nuclear security in April.
A tractor plows a field near the steaming cooling towers of Slovakia's oldest nuclear power plant, Jaslovske Bohunice. The plant was built by a Soviet designer and was upgrated with Western technology.
Google China announced Monday that it will stop censoring search results. For both Google and China, the risks are big.