The women's professional Euroleague playoffs are taking place right now in Istanbul and there are a lot of American players on the court. Three of them play for Spartak Vidnoje, a top team based in a small town south of Moscow.
A large crowd turned out in Jerusalem on Wednesday to pay final respects to the four French Jews who were gunned down outside a Jewish school in Toulouse this week. The funeral was a somber occasion, with many Israelis arguing this was a sign the French Jewish community needed to move to Israel.
The victims of the killings at the Jewish school in Toulouse, France were laid to rest at the main cemetery in Jerusalem on Wednesday. At least 2,000 people turned out for the funeral. The World's Matthew Bell was there.
Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein is about to distribute two French films in the United States, but these movies are a little different from the 2012 Oscar winner for Best picture, for one thing, they are both a little risqué.
A Spanish ballet dancer has been on a seemingly quixotic mission for years: to create a national ballet in his homeland. As The World's Gerry Hadden reports, he's still at it despite Spain's economic downturn.