ABBA is headed for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
A week after a US congressional committee passed an Armenian genocide resolution, Sweden has followed suit. Swedish trade with Turkey has increased significantly in recent years.
In Kolkata, India, on Wednesday, Tibetan exiles take part in a candlelight vigil to mark the 51st anniversary of the Tibetan uprising against Chinese occupation.
US space shuttle Endeavour blasted off from Cape Canaveral, Fla., in what was probably the shuttle program’s final nighttime launch.
White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs has notes reading 'Eggs, Milk, Bread (crossed out), Hope, and Change,' written on his hand as he briefs reporters after President Barack Obama made an unannounced visit to the James Brady Briefing Room of the White House on Feb. 9. Former Vice Presidential candidate and Alaskan governor Sarah Palin generated interest in her recent public appearances by having notes on her hands.
Communal laundry rooms in Sweden stir strong emotions. In Stockholm in 2008, more than 70 cases of laundry-related threats and beatings were reported to police.
President Boris Tadic launched Serbia's formal bid to join the European Union on Tuesday, saying that the country would overcome 'challenges' in its relationship with the EU, including differing views on the independence of Kosovo.
A protester wears a skull mask during a demonstration to mark International Human Rights Day in Jakarta, Indonesia, on Thursday.
Israel's foreign ministry said a Sweden-led initiative to divide Jerusalem, with East Jerusalem as the eventual Palestinian capital, would marginalize the European Union's ability to foster peace.