French daredevil climber Alain Robert dressed like Spiderman gives the thumbs up as he climbs a 32-story building in business district La Defense, outside Paris, on June 18, 2002. Robert has climbed more than 30 skyscrapers over the world.
British Airways has been in dispute with cabin crew for nearly two years. A walkout could threaten British Airways business this spring.
A close-up view shows the eyes of a chimpanzee at the Villa Lorena animal refuge center in Cali, Colombia.
Michal Novotny of the Czech Republic, Alex Pullin of Australia, Alberto Schiavon of Italy, Seth Wescott of the United States and Paul-Henri De le Rue of France, from left, clear a jump during the men's Snowboard-Cross FIS World Cup in Arosa, Switzerland.
A woman attends a rally in support of Libya's leader Muammar Gaddafi in Tripoli. Gaddafi's government said it was declaring a unilateral ceasefire in its offensive to crush Libya's revolt, as Western warplanes prepared to attack his forces.
Britain's Duchess of Cambridge (Kate Middleton) speaks to a child after opening The Treehouse, a children's hospice, in Ipswich, England, March 19, 2012. Her dress caused as much of a stir as her first public speech as the Duchess.
Team Ukraine competes during the synchronized swimming free combination final at the European Swimming Championships in Budapest, Hungary, in 2010.
Children knew as soon as their surroundings started shaking during today's Japan earthquake to don protective hoods and duck beneath their desks.
'As the shaking continued to build,' says Nicholas Roberts of the Japan earthquake, 'something much more primal was telling me to just get out of the building as soon as possible.'
Carlos Slim retained the top spot on the Forbes rich list for the second year in a row. The Mexican telecoms tycoon represents a growing trend of billionaires bubbling up from emerging markets worldwide. Over the past year, China doubled its number of billionaires, according to Forbes, and Moscow now has more billionaires than any other city. Of the 11 richest men in the world, the following five come from emerging economies in Latin America and Asia: