Charlene Wittstock, a former Olympic swimmer from South Africa, will marry Monaco's Prince Albert in the summer of 2011.
Prince Albert of Monaco is engaged to former Olympic swimmer Charlene Wittsock of South Africa.
The Swedish royal wedding of Crown Princess Victoria and athletic trainer Daniel Westling tests the bounds of progress in the palace – and in Swedish society.
England football fans react after the 2010 World Cup Group C soccer match against Algeria at Green Point stadium in Cape Town on June 18.
Royal wedding watchers will get an eyeful this weekend in Sweden when royalty and dignitaries attend the wedding of Crown Princess Victoria and Daniel Westling.
Some 10,000 people turned out for the funeral of eight of the nine activists killed in Monday's pre-dawn assault on the Gaza flotilla.
ITALY - $35.8 billion: No. 10 but spending less. Over the past decade, Rome decreased state military spending by 13.3 percent – more than any other country in the top 10. According to Stockholm-based SIPRI's annual report, of the 19 states in the G20, only Argentina, Indonesia, and Italy did not increase their military spending in 2009. A comrade holds a photo of Italian Army Sgt. Maj. Roberto Valente in Naples, Italy, on Sept. 17 after Valente was killed in action in Afghanistan.
Louvre Museum, Paris, 1911, recovered – In one of the most audacious of crimes, not just art thefts, the Mona Lisa by Leonardo da Vinci was swiped from the gallery, shocking the French nation. Italian officials arrested a Vincenzo Perugia, who was intending to sell it and return it to Italy. He was released after just a few months and viewed as a hero in his home country. The painting returned to the Louvre in 1914.