An uneasy calm prevailed Thursday morning in the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli where days of clashes between supporters and opponents of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad left 16 people dead and wounded more than 156.
Actor Sean Penn, a friend of Bolivian President Evo Morales, nonetheless angered the South American country's government after his call for the release of a U.S. businessman who has been imprisoned since 2011.
Thirteen-year-old Rose Matrie lives in a cracked house. It's an ever-present reminder of the earthquake that struck her home in Haiti and devastated the country. Still, the young student has big dreams for her future.
Two men used a meat cleaver to hack a British soldier to death in broad daylight before dumping his body in the middle of a London road. "This British soldier is an eye for an eye, a tooth for tooth," said one of the attackers.