The QE2 set sail again on Saturday after breaking down off Croatia during a Mediterranean cruise. The liner's 1,750 passengers were delayed 24 hours after she suffered a mechanical fault in the Croatian port of Dubrovnik on Friday.
Melting glaciers, vanishing forests and urban sprawl are transforming the world around us, photographs illustrating the impact of environmental changes such as global warming show.
Holland maintained their excellent record of never having lost a European Championship qualifying game at home, beating Bulgaria 2-0 at the Amsterdam Arena, and edging closer to ensuring a place at next year's finals which will be played in Austria/Switzerland.
Leaking drains, heavy rainfall and building work have been blamed for triggering the recent foot-and-mouth disease outbreak in Surrey, England according to reports made public Friday in London.
Asia-Pacific leaders agreed on Saturday to adopt a long-term aspirational goal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, Australian Prime Minister John Howard said.
Luciano Pavarotti's voice rang out a final time inside Modena's cathedral in northern Italy, as a recording of the great tenor singing with his father highlighted a funeral attended by family, dignitaries and close friends.
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon paid tribute to the late Luciano Pavarotti who beyond being one of the world's foremost tenor singers was a United Nations Messenger of Peace.
The Governing Council of the European Central Bank, ECB left interest rates unchanged at 4% on Thursday, emphasizing monetary policy will be accommodative and conditioned to further gathering of information given the current high level of uncertainty in financial markets.
Google Inc. is best known for finding information online, but sometimes the Internet search leader also works behind the scenes to look for missing people like renowned aviator Steve Fossett.
Central America is still in shock from the death and destruction that slammed ashore with Hurricane Felix earlier this week.