A kite from Belgium in the form of a court jester flies during the Bike and Kite Festival on Blackheath in London on Saturday. Chris Helgren/Reuters
A young England soccer fan eats a lollypop outside the Royal Bafokeng Stadium in Rustenburg, South Africa, Saturday. England plays the US in the World Cup group C soccer match at the stadium Saturday. Kirsty Wigglesworth/AP
Red Bull driver Mark Webber of Australia pulls out of the garage during the morning practice session at the Canadian Grand Prix auto race in Montreal, Saturday. Paul Chiasson/The Canadian Press/AP
Argentine boys react during a public showing of the 2010 World Cup Group B soccer match between Argentina and Nigeria, at Plaza San Martin in Buenos Aires, Saturday. Martin Acosta/Reuters
An Afghan girl is pictured in a village in Panjwai district, southern Afghanistan, Saturday. Denis Sinyakov/Reuters
Australian soccer fans wearing suits in the colors of the their national flag cheer on the Australian soccer team bus as it arrives for a team training session one day before their first match at the 2010 World Cup Group D match against Germany at the Durban Stadium in Durban, South Africa, Saturday. Rob Griffith/AP
A man holds up a hairless Sphynx cat during a cat show and competition in Petach Tikva, near Tel Aviv, Saturday. Nir Elias/Reuters
A cow walks by a cardboard cutout of people viewing election posters in a field in Zoersel, Belgium, Saturday. Belgium's 6.5 million Dutch and 4 million French-speakers will vote in a general election on Sunday which may result in a political divorce of the parties. Virginia Mayo/AP
Britain's Prince Philip sits in a horse-drawn open carriage beside Queen Elizabeth II (not shown) during the Trooping the Colour, the Queen's annual birthday parade, on Horse Guards Parade, in London on Saturday. British Ministry of Defense/AP
Election committee members in a boat bringing a portable ballot box to residents of the recently flooded village of Petrikovice in eastern Slovakia, during the country's general election, Saturday. Frantisek Ivan/Reuters
Two women joke with a vuvuzela after watching the World Cup soccer match between South Korea and Greece at a public viewing area on a beach in Durban, South Africa, Saturday. Gero Breloer/AP
In a blow to Syria's armed opposition, forces loyal to President Bashir Assad, including Hezbollah fighters, have seized Yabroud near Lebanon's border on a strategic cross-country highway.
Albert Aji, Diaa Hadid, Associated Press /
March 16, 2014
Syrian troops backed by Hezbollah fighters seized a key rebel supply town on the Lebanese border on Sunday, driving them from the area and scoring a major blow against them in the three-year-old-conflict.