Young novice monks play with toy bubble guns during an event to celebrate Children's Day at the Chogye Temple in Seoul, South Korea, on Wednesday.
Airports in Ireland were shut for about eight hours on Tuesday as winds carried ash from the Icelandic volcano into flight paths. Though travel is now getting back to normal, meteorologists say summer winds could lead to more disruption at European airports.
European Union transportation authorities will create a new traffic control system to deal with crises like volcanic ash more effectively.
Puppies are displayed for sale in a car trunk at a weekly pet market in downtown Amman, Jordan, on Friday.
First Lady Michelle Obama flexes her muscles with the children at the River Terrace School in Washington, D.C., during a 'Let's Move' event to promote physical fitness on Wednesday.
Canadian Treasury Board President Stockwell Day is seen in a viewfinder as he speaks to journalists in the foyer of the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Tuesday.
A scientist in Norway has developed an infrared volcanic ash detector that allows aircraft to see and avoid the Iceland volcanic ash clouds invisible to radar.
Scientists trying to forecast the behavior of the Iceland volcano, Eyjafjallajökull, use words like 'Surtseyan.' What does that mean?
The Iceland volcano has also disrupted tourism, trade in goods, and other economic activities for the US.
Kenya's flower and vegetable industry, which employs tens of thousands of workers and contributes over a fifth of the country’s GDP, is losing $3 million per day because ash from the Iceland volcano has grounded freight flights.