The saga of Iran nuclear scientist Shahram Amiri, who reportedly defected to the US last year, is a special case in the 31-year propaganda war between the US and Iran.
Libya, a one-time global pariah whose leader's son is sponsoring an aid boat to Gaza this week, has seen dramatic economic progress since the lifting of sanctions for funding terrorism, nuclear proliferation. Is this a model for Iran and North Korea?
A girl attends a procession of a statue of San Fermin in honor of the saint during the San Fermin festival in Pamplona, Spain, on Wednesday. San Fermin, the patron saint of the festival, is said to protect the hundreds of runners that participate in the traditional running of the bulls.
For a long time football was simply considered too complex and too ‘beautiful’ to be mastered by Africans, writes blogger Sipho Hlongwane. Racism created that perception, but poor African governance and political interference have helped keep that perception alive.
A lion yawns at a nature reserve on the outskirts of Pretoria, South Africa, on Tuesday.
Huge magma blobs can spread ripples across the earth's surface, a new study suggests.
As the G8 countries this weekend emphasized the need for more accountability on their aid pledges, relief groups decried the fact that many pledges made at previous G8 summits have gone unmet.
Lyon & Turnbull auctioneers' assistants Kerry Wallace (l.) and Victoria Crake pose for photographers while wearing Darth Vader helmets created by artists, during a photocall in Edinburgh, Scotland, on Thursday. The two helmets designed by street artists Niagara and Eelus and will go on display at Lyon & Turnbull on Friday and are from a collection of 100 from The Vader Project which are to be auctioned in Philadelphia on July 10.
UCLA center fielder Beau Amaral tries in vain to reach a three-run triple ball hit by TCU's Taylor Featherston in the seventh inning of an NCAA College World Series baseball game in Omaha, Neb., on Monday evening.