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  • Highway witnesses Pakistan-China friendship

    2013-05-16 15:47

    Workers survey the road on the Karakoram Highway construction site in northern Pakistan

  • Mahjong players promote tour of Sydney Harbour Bridge

    2013-05-15 14:39

    People wave as they play the traditional Chinese board game 'mahjong' on top of the Sydney Harbor Bridge during a promotional event in Sydney.

  • WTO formally appoints Azevedo as new chief

    2013-05-15 11:38

    The World Trade Organization (WTO) on Tuesday formally appointed Roberto Azevedo as its new director general replacing Pascal Lamy, whose tenure will end on Aug 31.

  • Buddha's birthday in S. Korea

    2013-05-15 11:31

    A man prays under lotus lanterns, that have been tagged with prayer petitions and names, in preparation for the upcoming birthday of Buddha at Jogye temple in Seoul.

  • 'Sun dog' in New Jersey

    2013-05-15 10:12

    A bird flies underneath an atmospheric phenomenon known as a "sun dog" in the sky over Seaside Heights, New Jersey.

  • US Navy launches unmanned drone from carrier

    2013-05-15 08:14

    The US Navy made aviation history by catapulting an unmanned jet off an aircraft carrier for the 1st time, testing a long-range, bat-winged plane that represents a jump forward in drone technology.

  • The Great Rubber Ducky Race 2013 in Mexico

    2013-05-14 10:36

    Twelve thousand rubber ducks wearing sunglasses were dropped during the "The Great Rubber Ducky Race 2013" as part of an annual fundraiser.

  • Museums in Geneva open for free to mark Museum Day

    2013-05-13 14:14

    23 museums in Geneva opened Sunday to the public for free to celebrate the upcoming International Museum Day.

  • Athens Tattoo Convention

    2013-05-13 10:08

    A woman with a tattoo on her neck attends the Athens Tattoo Convention in Athens May 12, 2013.

  • World Trade Center rises again

    2013-05-11 09:54

    The New York skyline stretches into the horizon as seen from the One World Trade Center in New York May 10, 2013.

  • Men fall from building inferno

    2013-05-10 13:55

    A man falls from a high floor of a burning building in central Lahore May 9, 2013. Fire erupted on the seventh floor of the LDA plaza in Lahore and quickly spread to higher floors leaving many people trapped inside the building.

  • Queen Elizabeth opens Parliament

    2013-05-09 09:34

    Britain's Queen Elizabeth delivers her speech in the House of Lords, during the State Opening of Parliament at the Palace of Westminster in London May 8, 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.