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  • Russian President Putin, wife announce divorce

    2013-06-07 06:16

    Russian President Vladimir Putin and his wife Lyudmila Putina on Thursday announced their divorce.

  • Floods sweep through central Europe

    2013-06-04 07:25

    Heavy rainfalls have caused flooding along rivers and lakes in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and the Czech Republic.

  • Rose Festival held in Kazanlak, Bulgaria

    2013-06-03 17:19

    The Rose Festival was held in Kazanluk on Sunday, with activities including rose picking, dance performances and parade after the election of the Rose Queen.

  • Turkish Police, protesters clash in Istanbul

    2013-06-01 18:22

    Turkish police continued to clash with thousands of demonstrators protesting against government's plan to demolish a park in Istanbul on Saturday, local media reported.

  • Brush fire burns in California

    2013-06-01 10:45

    Firefighters keep watch at Green Valley as the fire has burned more than 1,400 acres (566.56 hectares) since Thursday in the Angeles National Forest in California.

  • Beijing girl advances in US bee

    2013-05-31 07:26

    Forty-two contestants advanced on Wednesday to the semifinals of the top US spelling contest, the first to also ask competitors to know what the words mean.

  • Biannual occurrence 'Manhattanhenge' in NYC

    2013-05-30 09:48

    "Manhattanhenge", coined by astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, occurs when the setting sun aligns itself with the east-west grid of streets in Manhattan, allowing the sun to shine down all streets at the same time.

  • France's first gay wedding

    2013-05-30 07:36

    Two men married each other in the southern French city of Montpellier on Wednesday, in the first same-sex wedding in a country rocked by protests for and against the reform.

  • Celebrating 60 years of Qomolangma's conquest

    2013-05-29 18:44

    Commemorating man's 60 year conquest of Qomolangma.

  • Sukhothai Historical Park in Thailand

    2013-05-29 15:52

    Sukhothai, capital of the Sukhothai Kingdom in the 13th-14th century, was inscripted in UNESCO's World Cultural Heritage list in 1991.

  • Train derails in Rosedale, US

    2013-05-29 10:51

    A CSX Corp derailed train car carrying chemicals burns after being struck by a truck in Rosedale, Maryland May 28, 2013 in this photo courtesy of the Baltimore Sun.

  • Intl crew blasts off for space station

    2013-05-29 10:06

    The Soyuz TMA-09M spacecraft carrying the International Space Station (ISS) crew of U.S. astronaut Karen Nyberg, Russian cosmonaut Fyodor Yurchikhin and Italian astronaut Luca Parmitano blasts off from the launch pad at the Baikonur cosmodrome May 29, 2013.

  • Group a building block for Africa

    An unusually heavy downpour hit Durban for two days before the BRICS summit's debut on African soil, but interest for a better platform for emerging markets were still sparked at the summit.