A boy along with a dog on an inner tube wades through a flooded road on Tuesday in Burma (Myanmar). The Bago River went over its banks on Monday, forcing residents in low lying areas to abandon their homes.
A conversation published this weekend by Belgian media provides a rare glimpse into a transaction between church officials and victims involved in Catholic sex abuse scandals.
A decade ago tuition reform was introduced to get European students to graduate in under five years. Today debate is hot over how struggling Eurozone countries can keep intact free education for all.
Children fly kites during an international kite festival in Cartagena, Colombia, Aug. 14, 2010.
Russia wildfires have now pushed carbon monoxide levels in Moscow to 6.5 times the allowable level and the concentration of other unspecified toxins to 'up to 9 times' acceptable limits, according to Russia's health ministry.
A newly sheared alpaca stands in its pasture in Eugendorf, Austria, on Tuesday.
A new study has found that spacequakes – tremors in the Earth's magnetosphere caused by plasma ejected from the sun – tend to pack a punch.
The Vatican tries to clarify laws on women priests and clergy abuse after critics were outraged by inclusion of women's ordination on a list of grave crimes.
Ice divers prepare to enter the White Sea in northern Russia.