Photographer Michael Christopher Brown traveled by car into Libya with a digital camera in his hand and adventure in his heart. He intended to document an uprising, but as it escalated, he wanted -- no, needed -- to experience armed conflict.
The bravery of a few passengers aboard the express train from Amsterdam to Paris on Friday evening may have averted horrendous bloodshed. But their courage made up for another failure of surveillance and detection. And the incident showed once again that protecting Europe from terror attacks is an almost impossible job.
At a time of mounting tensions and heated rhetoric on the Korean peninsula, the two sides concluded nearly 10 hours of talks early Sunday at the historic "truce village" inside the Demilitarized Zone with plans to meet again later in the day, South Korean officials said.
Police investigating this week's deadly explosion at Bangkok's Erawan Shrine still are looking for a man they believe was the bomber, but now believe three other people seen near him on surveillance video weren't involved, a senior police spokesman said.
Israeli leaders planned to attack military targets in Iran in recent years, but they were held back due to the opinions of other government and military leaders, according to an audio recording leaked to an Israeli television broadcaster.