North Korea, in a sign of a thaw, allowed famliies split by the border to visit each other at a North Korean site in September.
Investors have redeemed $1.3 billion from troubled hedge firm Galleon.
Many acclaimed non-English movies never make it to the big screen in the US.
Sunflowers are covered in snow in the Absam, Austria, on Wednesday after a snow storm came through the region.
A girl stands in water pouring down from a stadium's upper balcony during a rain delay before the start of an MLB baseball game between the Texas Rangers and Toronto Blue Jays in Arlington, Texas, on June 10.
Though North Korea did not apologize for the flood that killed South Koreans, its expression of regret is seen as a good sign on the path toward dialogue.
Kim Jong-il's regime also delineated 'no-sail zones' off both its east and west coasts in a bid to show toughness ahead of talks on its nuclear program.
In the race for the best green auto technology, Detroit is a slightly late entrant. But from battery innovation to re-training workers, the Motor City is going to give green a go.
President Barack Obama's Nobel Peace Prize is praised in many countries as a reflection of a "new hope" in world politics, but others worry it came too soon. A global roundup of views.