Britain's King Edward steps down; Nazi Germany and Fascist Italy declare war on the United States; UNICEF organization launches; 'Magnum PI' makes television debut. (Dec. 11)
Familias de periodistas espanoles secuestrados en Siria suplican su liberacion
The families of two Spanish journalists kidnapped in Syria appealed for their release Tuesday. The journalists were taken hostage by a group linked to al-Qaida nearly three months ago. (Dec. 10)
World leaders and joyous, singing South Africans gathered Tuesday to honor Nelson Mandela at a Soweto soccer stadium that was only two-thirds full, amid cold, driving rain. (Dec. 10)
Scenes from Tuesday's memorial service for Nelson Mandela at the FNB Stadium in Soweto near Johannesburg.
Egyptian police fired tear gas to disperse students protesting in support of the country's ousted president outside Cairo University on Tuesday, as unrest spread to a second college campus in the capital, security officials said. (Dec. 10)
President Barack Obama shook hands with Cuban President Raul Castro Tuesday at a memorial service for Nelson Mandela, a simple gesture that stoked talk of a possible rapprochement between the leaders of two Cold War foes. (Dec. 10)
Former U.S. Presidents George W. Bush and Bill Clinton were among the list of world leaders who gathered in Johannesburg for Nelson Mandela's memorial service. Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and her daughter Chelsea Clinton could be seen in the stands at the service for the former South ...
Tensions flared in the Central African Republic capital of Bangui as a mob of young men tore down the walls of a mosque and set fire to cars outside. (Dec. 10)
President Obama spoke of former South African President Nelson Mandela's legacy of making peace by getting them to trust each other. Obama spoke at the memorial for Mandela in Johannesburg, South Africa. (Dec. 10)