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Chirac Says He Will Sign Modified Youth-Jobs Law

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Rice Greeted by Protests During Visit to England

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Territorial Tensions Build Between Russia and Georgia

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Italian Courts Consider Putting Berlusconi on Trial

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Election Leaves Likud's Netanyahu to Pick Up the Pieces

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Sudan Sued by Families for Sponsoring Terrorism

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North American Leaders Talk Immigration, Trade

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Freed Reporter Unclear on Motive for Her Abduction

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Air over Antarctica is Warming, British Scientists Say

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Peru Seeks Return of Machu Picchu Artifacts

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Some Berliners Dreading World Cup Crowds

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U.K.'s Royal Society Buys a Piece of Science History

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Mexican Boomtown Benefiting from Migration North

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What to Expect from the Bush-Fox Cancun Meeting

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The Shifting Poles of New Globalization

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