Canada on Monday became the first country to announce that it would withdraw from the Kyoto protocol on climate change. Did the promise of riches from the country's vast tar sands reserves play a role?
Russia is expected within months to claim to the United Nations its right to annex about 380,000 square miles of the Arctic.
Prince William and Kate, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, arrive at Los Angeles International Airport in Los Angeles on July 8. William and Kate were on a royal visit to California from July 8 to July 10.
Canada's recent election brought a crop of young lawmakers – including college students – to Parliament as members of the opposition New Democratic Party.
A man walks in front of the Deauville Congress Center, in Deauville, western France, on May 23, where world leaders of the G8 will meet for a summit May 26 and May 27.
How 19th-century America’s romance with Paris helped to change the course of US history.
Medvedev poses for a photograph as he visits a Buddhist monastery in the village of Verkhnaya Ivolga in Buryatia, Russia, in 2009.
Monday's national election gave the Conservative Party a big victory but the socialist-rooted New Democratic Party showed surprising strength.