• Cars pass next to an Ikea store on May 31, 2011 in Lomme, next Lille, northern France. Small explosives concealed in alarm clocks detonated at Ikea furniture stores in Belgium, France and the Netherlands, Belgian authorities said today. The explosions caused no damage or injuries.

    "We should have reacted and realized that excluding women from the Saudi Arabian version of the catalogue is in conflict with the IKEA Group values," the company said.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 08, 2012, 7:30 PM EST
  • Ukraine's jailed former PM urged her country Saturday to defeat President Viktor Yanukovych's party in upcoming election.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 08, 2012, 6:00 PM EST
  • France's President, Francois Hollande, left, and Chief Executive of French carmaker PSA Peugeot Citroen Philippe Varin, right, are seen on the eve of the opening of the Paris Auto Show, Friday, Sept. 28, 2012.

    The new president's budget hikes taxes on the rich but also includes austerity measures that threaten to erode his already waning popularity.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 08, 2012, 5:30 PM EST
  • Russian human rights activist Lyudmila Alexeyeva speaks at a news conference in Moscow, Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012.

    Nine prominent organizations that receive international funding will defy rule to register as "foreign agents."

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 08, 2012, 2:00 PM EST