Four lion cubs sit in a basket as they are christened at Hagenbecks zoo in Hamburg, Germany. The cubs, named Bandele, Batou, Naledi and Sakina, were born on January 31.
Thailand's 'red shirts' have a strong base, analysts say the parliamentary election may hinge on the mood among nonpartisan voters, as well as local dynamics.
Sahara the leopard Gecko turned up safe and well after hitching a 2-day, 100-mile ride inside an envelope following an internet shopping mix-up. Sahara sneaked into an open parcel at his owner, Lisa Richardson's, home in Sedgeford, England, last Wednesday, and popped out again in front of a shocked Phillipa Durrant, in Finchampstead, England, who had been expecting the parcel to contain a belt she had bought on internet shopping site eBay from Richardson.
Andalusian horsemen wearing flamenco costumes ride their horses on a road in Cuevas del Becerro, near Malaga, southern Spain on Saturday.
Actress Frederique Bel wears a bicycle necklace as she arrives for the screening of the film Habemus Papam (We Have A Pope) in competition at the 64th Cannes Film Festival in France.
The first Thailand election since 2007 will be held July 3. The chance for violent clashes has spurred academics and peace activists to propose a pre-election 'code of conduct.'
Gender inequality in Asia exerts a substantial economic drag, according to the International Labor Organization. Improved education, job training is needed.
Regional diplomats stepped up efforts Monday to end the clashes along a disputed border between Thailand and Cambodia.
Following the disasters in Japan, the Japanese automaker Toyota won't resume normal production until November or December
A child gets water splashed during Thai New Year celebrations in Prachinburi, east of Bangkok.