Roman Kulesza of Poland performs on the high bar during the Artistic Gymnastics European Championships in Berlin.
Saudi border guards demonstrate their skills during their graduation ceremony near Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
President Hamid Karzai said Tuesday that the people of Afghanistan no longer desire to see international forces defend their country for them.
Members of Brunei's armed forces march past the royal dais during the 27th celebration of Brunei National Day in Bandar Seri Begawan.
Giraffe Magoma, born two weeks ago, and his mother, Koobi, stand in their enclosure in the Cologne zoo.
A first-year midshipman, or plebe, is splashed with mud while participating in Sea Trials at the US Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md., May 15, 2012. Sea Trials, modeled after the Marine Corps' Crucible and the Navy's Battle Stations recruit programs, is an annual capstone event for fourth-class midshipmen and serves as a leadership challenge for upper-class midshipmen, who lead each activity during the exercise.
A group of Islamic school students playing cricket pose in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The International Cricket Council's World Cup jointly hosted by India, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka, is scheduled to kick off in Dhaka on Feb. 19.
Actors dressed as Batman, the Joker, and Harley Quinn stand in a queue for the "Batman Live" stage show open auditions in London. The show is neither a musical nor a Broadway-bound theatrical production but rather an elaborate arena production aimed at kids and families.
A robin feasts on berries during a snowstorm in Muncie, Ind.
How journalist David Rohde and his wife coped when he was taken captive in Afghanistan