A participant dressed as the Pink Pather stands on the fourth plinth in Trafalgar Square in London on Tuesday. More than 2,000 people are taking turns to occupy a vacant plinth in the square as part of a living sculpture by Anthony Gormley called 'One and Other.' Toby Melville/Reuters
Ceremonial horsemen stand on their horses as a display of skill at a lavish private dance spectacle thrown for African heads of state by Libyan leader Muammar Qaddafi, who is celebrating the 40th anniversary of the 1969 military coup that brought him to power. Held outside of Tripoli, Libya, the African heads of state were in Libya attending the special session of the African Union Assembly on the consideration and resolution of conflicts in Africa. Ben Curtis/AP
Inuka, a 19-year-old polar bear, catches a fish at the Singapore Zoo on Tuesday. The zoo's polar bear is the first and only of its kind of have been born in the tropics. Wong Maye-e/AP
A smoke cloud rises from the wildfires outside of Los Angeles near Mount Wilson, Calif., on Monday. Hector Mata/AP
Afghan men talk near an old and destroyed security outpost on a hill in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Tuesday. Manish Swarup/AP
Tulane University student Mary Kilpatrick weeds a community garden near a house built by the Make It Right Foundation in the Lower 9th Ward of New Orleans on Saturday, Aug. 29. Hurricane Katrina struck the Gulf Coast on Aug. 29, 2005, killing more than 1,600 people in Louisiana and Mississippi and leaving behind more than $40 billion in property damage. Patrick Semansky/AP
Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) rangers and officials release a female white rhino at Nairobi National Park on Tuesday during the translocation of 10 rare white rhinos from the drought stricken Lake Nakuru National Park in the Rift Valley. Thomas Mukoya/Reuters
Bill Slimback (l.) and Bob Sullivan, both of Whitehall, N.Y., exchange rings during their wedding ceremony at Moose Meadow Lodge in Waterbury, Vt., on Tuesday. Justice of the Peace Greg Trulson (c.), who is a co-owner of the lodge, officiated the ceremony. The couple was one of the first to marry when Vermont's new law allowing same-sex marriage took effect at midnight. Andy Duback/AP
Opposition candidate Abdullah Abdullah speaks during a gathering in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Tuesday. Abdullah staged a rally of village elders to denounce fraud in last month's Afghan presidential election, and said he was doing all he could to keep his supporters from demonstrating in the streets. Ahmad Masood/Reuters
Police escort suspected Al Qaeda-linked militant Hajer Sailani (2nd r.) at a police headquarters in Quezon City, north of Manila, Philippines, on Tuesday. Sailani, an alleged member of Abu Sayyaf, is accused of high-profile kidnappings of at least four Americans and dozens of Filipinos, officials said. Aaron Favila/AP
Exiled Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, speaks to followers during a mass prayer session for Typhoon Morakot victimes in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, on Tuesday. The Dalai Lama, who is on a controversial humanitarian visit to Taiwan, which was denounced by China, steered clear of talking about Tibet on Monday, but said he was dedicated to the promotion of democracy. Nicky Loh/Reuters
A general view of ceremonies marking the 70th anniversary of the beginning of World War II is seen at the Monument of Westerplatte Defenders in Gdansk, Poland, early Tuesday morning. Czarek Sokolowski/AP
German Chancellor Angela Merkel (l.) and Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin share a look while they listen to speeches during ceremonies marking the 70th anniversary of the beginning of WWII at the Monument of Westerplatte Defenders in Gdansk, Poland, on Tuesday. Alik Keplicz/AP
Pyongyang is able to keep evading sanctions partly because of "the low level of implementation" by the 193 UN member states of the four UN sanctions resolutions adopted since the country's first nuclear test in 2006.
ByEdith M. Lederer, Associated Press
UN experts say North Korea is continuing to evade UN sanctions, using airlines, ships, and the international financial system to trade in prohibited items for its nuclear and ballistic missile programs raising important questions about the sanctions regime.