People use umbrellas to take cover from falling snow as they walk in the Tuilleries garden in Paris, France, on Dec. 8.
Concorde crash verdict came down Monday, with a French court ruling that Continental Airlines was responsible for the 2000 disaster that killed 113 people and hastened the end of supersonic commercial flights.
Europe snow: In many parts of Europe, train services continued to see heavy disruptions, but air traffic was returning to normal in many places.
France riots: Riot officers in the Paris suburb of Nanterre and the southeastern city of Lyon sprayed tear gas but appeared unable to stop the violence. Outside the capital, hooded youths smashed store windows amid clouds of tear gas.
A man feeds a piece of bread to catfish in the Gadisar Lake at Jaisalmer in the desert Indian state of Rajasthan on Friday. The man-made lake was built as a reservoir in the 14th century and is now home to catfish who are fed by tourists and devotees praying at nearby temples.
A magnificent stroll through Parisian lives.
The US can’t build society at the barrel of a gun, but it can hunt Al Qaeda in Afghanistan.
Bushmeat - monkeys, giant rats, anteaters - are illegally transferred in to Paris in large amounts. Estimates up to 5 tons per week.
Film noir 'A Prophet' and photo exhibit put France’s crowded prisons on view.
At the Cannes Film Festival last month, riot police reined in protests over 'Hors la Loi,' a film that sparked clashes over the French Army's 1945 massacre in Algeria of at least 10,000.