Christmas celebration all around the world

During Christmas celebration, U.S. president Barack Obama wished for happiness and understanding, Pope Benedict the Sixteenth wished for lasting peace in Somalia, and the Ivory Coast and others but some took a less predictable approach to Christmas. more »

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

May the year 2011 be full of happiness, success and original ideas! Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! more »

Women protest at Sudan flogging video

Police in Sudan arrest dozens of women protesting after a video of a woman being flogged in public appeared on the internet. more »

The right skills for tomorrow's jobs (16567)

Ten-year strategy for modern, high-quality vocational training, giving workers the skills to find a suitable job in a rapidly changing economy. more »

V. Putin sings, plays piano

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin sings at a charity concert in St. Petersburg attended by Hollywood stars. more »

Dresden stollen takes the cake

Dresdners brave the cold to enjoy a slice of the world’s largest stollen as the three tonne treat is hauled through the old town and divvied up. more »

Protesting underwater

Activists stage protest in underwater museum in Mexico to warn about climate change. more »

Freed hiker releases music video

An American woman freed after 13 months in an Iranian jail, releases a music video to raise awareness for her fiance and friend who remain imprisoned. more »

Festival shows an icy world view

Ice sculpture festival journeys around the world's famous monuments and visits history's greatest figures. more »

Haute cuisine for Metro travelers

Top French chefs cook up gourmet food for surprised commuters in Paris. more »