Handsome Dan, Yale University's bulldog mascot, stands near future graduates during commencement at Yale University in New Haven, Conn., on Monday.
A cartoon of the Prophet Mohammad in South Africa has created a furor among the Muslim community, raising once again the debate between free expression and respect for religion.
A Palestinian boy runs through an alley in Jerusalem's Old City on Thursday.
A man pushes his scooter through a flooded street in the southern Indian city of Chennai (formerly Madras) on Wednesday.
Drone of 'vuvuzelas' is bound to permate every stadium at World Cup matches in South Africa.
Alexandre Vinokourov of Kazakhstan, wearing the pink jersey of the overall leader, touches pink balloons prior to the start of the ninth stage of the Giro d'Italia cycling race from Frosinone to Cava De Tirreni, Italy, on Monday.
The German soccer federation announced Monday that national team captain and star midfielder Michael Ballack will miss next month's World Cup 2010 due to an ankle injury.
As the host country of the 2010 FIFA World Cup, South Africa may be heading down a path towards long-term debt.
A young supporter in Cape Town, South Africa, blows on a 'vuvuzela,' Zulu for stadium trumpet, during a celebration marking a month till the beginning of the 2010 Soccer World Cup.
Ivory Coast's defender Kolo Toure (c.) heads the ball next to Japan's forward Takayuki Morimoto (r.) during a friendly match between the national soccer teams of Ivory Coast and Japan at the Stade de Tourbillon in Sion on June 4 ahead of the FIFA World Cup 2010 in South Africa. Ivory Coast will play in group G and Japan will play in group E.