A two-day Himalayan ultramarathon run over a 17,700-foot Indian mountain pass – and an unexpected small avalanche – has one finisher, a Briton.
Ramadan 2010, USA-style, includes streaming footage of Friday prayer sermons as Muslims seek to counter rising anti-Islamic sentiment. Saudi Arabia unveils a new clock, while Morocco makes do with makeshift tents after 1,256 mosques were closed.
Devout Muslims are waiting for the first sighting of the new moon, probably Tuesday night, marking the start of the fasting month of Ramadan 2010. This year's fast will be the first in almost 30 years that corresponds with the hottest days of summer.
Spy swap would have ten people arrested in the US exchanged for a number of people in Russian jails, convicted of spying for the West.
Darth Vader was named postmaster for the day at a postal office in Tokyo on July 1, 2008.
Children are seen sledding in Coulsdon, Surrey, outside London.
Guillaume Saladin left his career as a professional acrobat to help young Inuits in northern Canada form Artcirq, their own performing troupe.
Many caribou herds have lost more than half their number from the maximums of recent decades.