Participants approved a Copenhagen accord that sets out emissions-control objectives, sets a target of less than 2 degrees for global warming, and pledges $30 billion in aid to developing countries. The pact is not legally binding.
A supporter of FC Copenhagen reacts after his team defeated Sparta in their Europa League Group K soccer match in Prague, Czech Republic, on Dec. 16. Copenhagen won the match 3-0.
There are few means of ensuring that countries that sign international agreements actually comply; bilateral pacts could fix that.
Ireland, amid fast cultural change, is set to approve civil unions for same sex couples.
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.
Visitors to Oprah.com/12days instructs visitors to click around the site's homepage to find hidden codes (and drive traffic). Ikea did it a little differently.
A new collection of nine short stories from a master of the genre.
Former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair missed his chance to be the first EU president, with members selection the more low-key Belgium Prime Minister Herman Van Rompuy for the job.
In Transparency International's latest rankings, Afghanistan is the second most corrupt country, only beat by Somalia. Afghanistan's anticorruption czar says not carrying through with punishment for corrupt officials is the problem.