The US suspects that Pakistani intelligence encouraged militants to attack the US Embassy and NATO compound in Kabul last week.
President Obama, first lady Michelle Obama, former president George W. Bush, and Laura Bush salute the flag during 10th anniversary ceremonies at the National September 11 Memorial at the World Trade Center site in New York on Sept. 11. The 9/11 attacks changed life in the US forever, but 10 years after the devastating hit, New Yorkers have learned to live in a more dangerous world and are ready to move on.
US policymakers will watch Afghanistan's ability to maintain stability in Laghman Province as a litmus test for its forces' capabilities in the rest of the country.
Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin (c.) meets with a family in the village of Tugnui during his visit to the Siberian republic of Buryatia.
Actors perform a play about suffering of civilians in WW II, early morning, at the time the Nazi Germany attacked the Soviet Union 70 years ago outside St.Petersburg, Russia.
Russian guards of honor attend a ceremony to inaugurate a monument dedicated to World War I Russian soldiers in Paris, France.
A Chelsea Pensioner takes a photograph during a Founder's Day ceremony at the Margaret Thatcher Infirmary at the Royal Hospital Chelsea in London.
Children practice during a ballet class at the Croatian National Theatre in the Adriatic port of Split.
Military police and rescue workers investigate a partially-submerged DHL cargo plane that crashed just off the coast of Libreville, Gabon. The plane's nose is buried in shallow water near a major high school. Authorities at the scene said the four-man crew survived and had been taken to a local hospital.
Defense Secretary Robert Gates meets with troops at Combat Outpost Andar in Ghazni Province, Afghanistan, on June 6. Mr. Gates visited with troops on the ground in the south and east of the country for the final time as Defense Secretary before his retirement on June 30.