| Aug 12, 2012
| 5:04 AM
From Mogadishu runners to French fans of foie gras, here are the five stories you shouldn't miss from the week in global news....
| May 4, 2012
| 9:39 PM
Boris Johnson, the floppy-haired, often hilarious mayor of London, wins a second term. Johnson, a Conservative, beats Labor Party candidate Ken Livingstone, the man who was mayor of the British capital before him....
| Aug 8, 2011
| 5:31 PM
The usually well-mannered Brits were anything but, after a 29-year-old father was shot and killed by London Police on Thursday. Nearly 120-people marched to a north London police station demanding justice for the victim who many feel was killed for no...
| Sep 27, 2011
| 12:17 PM
LONDON — The headlines were shocking, the images sickening. The widespread rioting, looting and arson in early August here and in several other English cities recalled the work of two 20th century novels, William Golding's "Lord of the Flies" and...
| Jul 21, 2012
| 4:35 PM
LONDON -- The Olympic torch relay began its first full day in London on Saturday, marking the start of the final week-long countdown to the opening of the 2012 Games.
The flame was handed to the day's first torchbearer in Greenwich, home to the...
| Jul 21, 2012
| 5:40 PM
LONDON (Reuters) - Crowds of thousands cheered the Olympic torch relay through London on Saturday on the final leg of its tour around Britain, generating excitement that organizers hope will dispel lingering fears about the event's organization and...
| Jul 27, 2012
| 6:05 PM
London, England -
The London Olympic Games have the first of many 'instant' heroes who have spent 'years' perfecting their sport.
This is 26-year-old Im Dong-Hyun of South Korea, legally blind. He set the first world record of the games by beating...
| Jul 28, 2012
La esperada ceremonia inaugural de los Juegos Olímpicos comenzó el viernes con una gran cuenta atrás y el tañido de una campana gigante, dando paso luego a una exuberante y excéntrica celebración de la historia, el arte y la cultura británica.
| Jul 30, 2012
| 8:36 AM
For years, presidents and presidential hopefuls have gone abroad to cast themselves as knowledgeable on world affairs, counting on friendly receptions wherever they go as a respite from the slings and arrows they routinely encounter in campaigning at...
| Aug 7, 2012
The last two days have been filled with great experiences. We took a trip to Abbey Road and walked the crosswalk of the Beatles, saw "Bolt" run the 200 m, talked with the U.S.A. super heavyweight boxer, Dominick Breazeale, on the train and watched the...
| Aug 12, 2012
| 7:22 PM
It must be true: All good things indeed must come to an end — a fireworks-strafing, confetti-showering and rock-god-reviving end if you're talking about the Summer Olympics that concluded Sunday.
"We lit the flame, and we lit up the world," said...