Democracy protesters in Egypt took to the streets in Cairo and at least six other cities, calling for the ouster of President Hosni Mubarak.
Actors dressed as Batman, the Joker, and Harley Quinn stand in a queue for the "Batman Live" stage show open auditions in London. The show is neither a musical nor a Broadway-bound theatrical production but rather an elaborate arena production aimed at kids and families.
Egypt's protests today appear to be the largest public call for democratic reform and an end to the Mubarak regime for years.
Shouts of 'Tunis' and 'down with Mubarak' at Egypt protests.
Vendors look for customers at a local market on the outskirts of Saint-Marc, Haiti, on Jan. 22. The cholera epidemic that killed nearly 4,000 people is claiming fewer victims, with a sharp drop in new cases everywhere from the Artibonite Valley to the crowded urban slums.
Yemen today released nearly three dozen activists, including Towakil Karman, who had led Tunisia-inspired protests last week calling for President Saleh to step down.
Many Tunisians protested Monday to show their disapproval of the interim government – which includes members of the government of former President Ben Ali – while teachers went on strike.
One of the most repressive Arab regimes, Tunisia was thought to be less prone to revolt than its neighbors. But economic, social, political, and demographic currents converged to create a combustible atmosphere.
While Tunisians demand departure of former president's allies in a 'liberation caravan', Yemeni activists launch copycat protests in Sanaa.