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  • Russia, Georgia remain in distrustful deadlock on anniversary of 2008 war

    Russia, Georgia remain in distrustful deadlock on anniversary of 2008 war

    The US Senate this week called on Russia to stop its 'occupation' of two breakaway enclaves that were once part of Georgia. But both sides appear to be hardening their positions.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 06/30

    Palestinian children play with colored parachutes at an event organized by the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) seeking to achieve a world record for the largest number of people flying parachutes from the ground, at a sports stadium in Khan Younis, southern Gaza Strip. The event was part of the 'Summer Games,' a six-week summer camp organized by UNRWA to provide a recreational outlet for children in the Gaza Strip.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 06/24

    Officer Harvey M. Andrekovic's hat lays on the floor during the 128th Police Academy graduation ceremony in Cleveland. Amid tears and cheers, 42 Cleveland police academy cadets joined the force and now face immediate layoffs in a budget cut. The layoffs are among 321 in Cleveland, including 81 police officers. Cleveland blames the layoffs on cuts in state aid.

  • Is Georgia on the brink of a 'day of rage'?

    Is Georgia on the brink of a 'day of rage'?

    A lack of economic progress may help account for mounting protests against Georgian President Mikhael Saakashvili. On Sunday, police used tear gas and rubber bullets to break up a mostly peaceful rally. A 'day of rage' is slated for May 25.

  • In Pictures Military helicopters

    Paratroopers from Chosen Company of the 3rd Battalion (Airborne), 509th Infantry board a waiting CH-47 Chinook helicopter as they begin a helicopter assault mission at Combat Outpost Herrera in Afghanistan's Paktiya Province, July 17, 2012.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 04/20

    A boy plays in a water fountain on a hot day in the southern Indian city of Hyderabad.

  • People-powered democratic revolts - do they last?

    People-powered democratic revolts - do they last?

    Analyzing a selection of political revolutions - successful and not - around the globe since World War II

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the day 02/28

    Kenya's captain James Ngoche delivers a ball during a practice session ahead of their ICC Cricket World Cup match with Sri Lanka in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

  • Bombing in Moscow and a call to higher humanity

    A Christian Science perspective.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the day 01/19

    A baby is baptized during a mass baptism ceremony in Tbilisi, Georgia. More than 500 children were baptized by the Georgian Orthodox Church during the 15th mass baptism ceremony at the country's main Holy Trinity Cathedral.