Able-bodies and disabled artists from Britain and Brazil with 2012 torches enter the water of Weymouth beach, the sailing venue of the London 2012 Olympic Games, during the "Battle for the Winds" in Weymouth, southern England, July 28, 2012.
Romania's unpopular President Traian Basescu may survive an impeachment referendum on Sunday.
Romanians started voting Sunday on the impeachment of President Traian Basescu, who was suspended by the parliament for alleged abuses of power.
The Russian cargo ship Progress has successfully re-docked with the International Space Station early Sunday, after the failed attempt five days ago.
Top Russian leaders will continue to visit the Southern Kuril islands despite ongoing protests from Japan, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Saturday.
An earthquake measuring 6.6 on the Richter scale jolted the New Ireland region of Papua New Guinea at 04:06 am Sunday Beijing Time, according to the CENC.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said Saturday that Moscow and Tokyo should strengthen economic cooperation between the two countries.
Russia will not participate in any European Union sanctions imposed against Syria, Foreign Ministry spokesman Alexander Lukashevich said Saturday.
A Russian carrier rocket with one military and three civilian satellites on board blasted off from the Plesetsk space center in northern Russia.
British Queen declared the London Olympics open in a dizzying ceremony designed to highlight the grandeur of the nation that invented modern sport.Highlights
Firefighters in Russia's Siberia had extinguished 45 forest fires covering 522 hectares of forest in the past 24 hours.
London hopes to deliver an "understated but confident" Olympic Games, mayor Boris Johnson said one day before the opening ceremony.