As Armenia begins its 20th year of independence, its dreams for democracy have been mugged by the reality of a repressive government. But some patriots are working to ensure that the tree of liberty will grow in Armenia one day.
Ahead of Saturday's Afghanistan election, the Taliban has been blamed for most of the violence directed at candidates. However, some of it stems from intercandidate rivalries.
A Christian Science perspective.
SADDAM HUSSEIN, 2002: Saddam Hussein touted official results that showed him winning 100 percent of votes in a referendum for a new seven-year term in office. Hussein (l.) is seen here during his swearing-in ceremony in Baghdad, Iraq.
German authorities say the mosque, which is where the 9/11 plotters met and reportedly was host to Muslims from many nations, was still a 'central attraction' for militants. European officials are concerned about the growing transnational nature of Islamist groups.
PIG RACING: Pigs with woolen jockeys attaches to their backs race during a community fair in Cushendun near Belfast, Northern Ireland, in July 2009.
An Uzbek, a Uighur, and a Kurdish Iraqi were arrested Thursday in a Norway bomb plot described as linked to Al Qaeda – and to planners of foiled attacks in New York and in the UK.
A white Boxer. Upon first glance this puppy might look like an albino, but approximately 25 percent of Boxers are born with white fur, and are not true albinos.
Writer Tom Bissell shares his take on the best – and worst – aspects of video games.
The recent wave of ethnic violence is Kyrgyzstan's second violent upheaval in five years. A June 27 referendum could bolster the weak government, but lingering security problems may hamper the vote.